uttarakhand

Two-horse electoral race to determine Uttarakhand’s fate

Two-horse electoral race to determine Uttarakhand’s fate

January 30, 2017

Uttarakhand will be one of the five states to go to assembly polls in February. Not surprisingly, the state has turned into an electoral battlefield for the principal contenders - the ruling Congress (I) and the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

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Yatra.com signs MoU with Uttarakhand to promote homestays

Yatra.com signs MoU with Uttarakhand to promote homestays

November 29, 2016

One of India’s leading online travel companies, Yatra.com has signed a MoU with the Government of Uttarakhand to promote homestays in the state as well as highlight the state’s unique tourist attractions. Being the largest homestays aggregator with an inventory of over 3,000 ...

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Indian PM seeks support of perturbed citizens

Indian PM seeks support of perturbed citizens

November 15, 2016

As India is in a state of turmoil after demonetisation of INR 500 and INR 1000 currency bills in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the citizens from Goa asking people for their support and to give him some time to settle the chaos.

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Diamonds and rust for India’s Hippie Hill pilgrim Bob Dylan

Diamonds and rust for India’s Hippie Hill pilgrim Bob Dylan

October 14, 2016

Bob Dylan has, through the course of his life, found himself at the receiving end of purists’ scrutiny. His choice of few, simple and overwhelming words has, however, found an indispensable place in the timeline of social discussions across the world, and notably in India, a co...

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Travel and Tourism Fair West Series 2016

Travel and Tourism Fair West Series 2016

October 3, 2016

More than 25,000 travel trade and general visitors attended the Travel and Tourism Fair (TTF) four-city road show seriesthat was organised in India in September 2016.

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Uttarakhand to open India’s first Tiger protect cell

Uttarakhand to open India’s first Tiger protect cell

August 17, 2016

Great deal of tigers have been killed in India in the recent past and to protect the endangered species, the country will soon be up with its first tiger cell in Dehradun (Northern India).

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Uttarakhand’s efforts to procure the miracle herb, “Sanjeevani Booti”

Uttarakhand’s efforts to procure the miracle herb, “Sanjeevani Booti”

August 11, 2016

Despite the fact that the ages old search for the herb has failed to reveal any results, #Uttarakhand government has decided to bestow an amount of INR 250 million (EUR 3.3 million) to search the #Himalayas for the magical herb, #Sanjeevani Booti, which is supposed to have unique...

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Torrential rain leads to mishap in Uttarakhand

Torrential rain leads to mishap in Uttarakhand

July 21, 2016

Incessant rains are causing ruinous damages in the Northern Indian State of Uttarakhand, leading to an upsurge in casualties. Numerous landslides have been reported, which caused over 300 arterial roads and highways to be closed.

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Nearly 74 tigers died in India in six months

Nearly 74 tigers died in India in six months

June 29, 2016

India witnessed an increase of 500 tigers in April 2016 but things seem to be a little topsy-turvy with the death of about 74 tigers in the country.

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Remembering the Heroes awarded with the Victoria Cross

Remembering the Heroes awarded with the Victoria Cross

June 22, 2016

United Kingdom introduced new digital archives which unfold the stories of six Indian soldiers who were dignified with the Victoria Cross award for their bravery during World War I.

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India’s conservation effort

India’s conservation effort

April 14, 2016

The number of wild tigers in the world has increased to 3,890 in April 2016 from 3,200 in 2010, making it an increase of almost 22 pc. India is at the forefront of this conservation effort of this endangered species. The tiger population in the world has increased to almost 3,890...

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Mix énergétique

Mix énergétique

March 3, 2016

Face à des besoins énergétiques en pleine croissance, le gouvernement indien étudie la construction de nouvelles centrales nucléaires, notamment dans le Bihar, l’Haryana et le Pendjab, pour tripler dans la prochaine décennie sa capacité de production d’énergie nuc...

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