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State in northern India

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Uttarakhand: State in northern India
Uttarakhand, formerly known as Uttaranchal, is a state in the northern part of India. It is often referred to as the "Devabhumi" due to numerous Hindu temples and pilgrimage centres found throughout the state. Uttarakhand is known for the natural environment of the Himalayas, the Bhabar and the Terai regions. It borders the Tibet Autonomous Region of China to the north; the Sudurpashchim Pradesh of Nepal to the east; the Indian states of Uttar Pradesh to the south and Himachal Pradesh to the west and north-west. The state is divided into two divisions, Garhwal and Kumaon, with a total of 13 districts. The winter capital of Uttarakhand is Dehradun, the largest city of the state, which is a rail head. Gairsain, a town in Chamoli district is the summer capital of Uttarakhand. The High Court of the state is located in Nainital.

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Watch: Sharda river overflows after heavy rainfall in Uttarakhand [Video]

Watch: Sharda river overflows after heavy rainfall in Uttarakhand

Due to heavy rainfall in Uttarakhand's Champawat, Sharda river has been started overflowing on July 08. On the other side, Badrinath National Highway was blocked at Lambagad due to landslide following..

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Haridwar borders sealed over ban on 'Kanwar Yatra' [Video]

Haridwar borders sealed over ban on 'Kanwar Yatra'

The Uttarakhand government has sealed the borders of Haridwar in order to restrict the flow of 'Kanwariyas' who are expected to throng the religious town despite the annual 'Kanwar Yatra' being..

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Chardham Yatra resumes for pilgrims of Uttarakhand [Video]

Chardham Yatra resumes for pilgrims of Uttarakhand

Chardham Yatra resumed for pilgrims of Uttarakhand from July 01. The pilgrimage remained shut for months to curb the spread of COVID-19. The pilgrims visiting the temples will be limited and they will..

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Chardham Yatra all set to resume from July 01 for pilgrims of Uttarakhand [Video]

Chardham Yatra all set to resume from July 01 for pilgrims of Uttarakhand

District Administration has completed the preparations to open the 'Chardham Yatra' for pilgrims from within the state from July 1. The pilgrimage was remained shut for months to curb the spread of..

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Hyderabad, Dehradun get pleasant rains, Bihar and WB brave heavy showers [Video]

Hyderabad, Dehradun get pleasant rains, Bihar and WB brave heavy showers

Monsoon has knocked over most of the states of the country. Parts of Hyderabad received pleasant rain on June 29. Rains also lashed Uttarakhand's Dehradun. India Meteorological Department has predicted..

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Watch: Dehradun witnesses 'Ring of Fire' solar eclipse [Video]

Watch: Dehradun witnesses 'Ring of Fire' solar eclipse

A rare celestial event, annular solar eclipse, which is popularly known as the 'ring of fire' eclipse, was observed in Uttarakhand's Dehradun on June 21. Started at 9:15 am solar eclipse will be..

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Solar eclipse on June 21 will be annular eclipse: Pathani Samanta Planetarium [Video]

Solar eclipse on June 21 will be annular eclipse: Pathani Samanta Planetarium

While speaking to ANI, Deputy Director of Pathani Samanta Planetarium, Bhubaneswar, S Pattnaik on solar eclipse stated that the solar eclipse on June 21 will be an annular eclipse. "It'll be visible to..

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Locals of Uttarakhand's Chamoli protest against China over border aggression [Video]

Locals of Uttarakhand's Chamoli protest against China over border aggression

The locals, majorly senior citizens of Chamoli's Niti village in Uttarakhand staged a protest over Chinese aggression in Ladakh's Galwan valley. A villager said, "We are pained to hear about the loss..

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Baba Ramdev conducts 'Yoga Protocol Rehearsal' at Har Ki Pauri ahead of International Yoga Day [Video]

Baba Ramdev conducts 'Yoga Protocol Rehearsal' at Har Ki Pauri ahead of International Yoga Day

Ahead of International Yoga Day on June 21,Yoga guru, Baba Ramdev conducts 'Yoga Protocol Rehearsal' at Har Ki Pauri in Uttarakhand's Haridwar. He performed yoga to guide his viewers and yoga..

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Tourism sector flattens in Uttarakhand amid COVID-19 outbreak [Video]

Tourism sector flattens in Uttarakhand amid COVID-19 outbreak

The lockdowns have badly affected the tourism of Uttarakhand. Several people lost their jobs and hotel industry, which is totally dependent on visitors, is also facing the hardship. According to state..

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Uttarakhand CM sets target to screen everyone in state in next 10 days [Video]

Uttarakhand CM sets target to screen everyone in state in next 10 days

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat set a target to screen everyone in the state in next 10 days. "Our aim is that everyone should be screened especially, children and senior citizens. I..

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Passing out parade held in Dehradun as officers join Indian Army [Video]

Passing out parade held in Dehradun as officers join Indian Army

Around 423 officers joined the Indian Army in passing out parade on June 13. The parade took place at Indian Military Academy (IMA) in Uttarakhand's Dehradun. Indian Army Chief General MM Naravane..

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Workers from Jharkhand to work on sites of Border Roads Organisation [Video]

Workers from Jharkhand to work on sites of Border Roads Organisation

Workers from Jharkhand will be working on the sites of Border Roads Organisation (BRO). "We have deployed a special train and around 1500 people from Jharkhand will go to our work sites. We have..

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Devotees from nearby villages offer prayers at Badrinath temple [Video]

Devotees from nearby villages offer prayers at Badrinath temple

Devotees from Mana and Bamni villages of Chamoli district offered prayers at Badrinath Temple as district administration allowed them to visit the temple. Devotees from other parts of Uttarakhand and..

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PM Modi reviews Kedarnath reconstruction project with Uttarakhand govt [Video]

PM Modi reviews Kedarnath reconstruction project with Uttarakhand govt

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on June 10 conducted a review of the Kedarnath Math development and reconstruction project with the Uttarakhand state government via video conferencing. Laying out his..

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Unlock 1.0: Badrinath temple all set to welcome pilgrims, locals oppose [Video]

Unlock 1.0: Badrinath temple all set to welcome pilgrims, locals oppose

Famous hill shrine of Badrinath opened on May 15, however without grand ceremony without pilgrims. On June 8, pilgrims will be allowed to visit the temple in accordance to MHA's guidelines. Temple..

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Uttarakhand govt shut Dehradun on weekends amid rising COVID-19 cases [Video]

Uttarakhand govt shut Dehradun on weekends amid rising COVID-19 cases

Dehradun remains shut as state government has decided to keep the city closed except for essential goods and services for two days in a week- Saturday and Sunday. While speaking to ANI, the SP of..

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'Where is Fit India movement': Dehradun gym owners demand reopening of fitness centers [Video]

'Where is Fit India movement': Dehradun gym owners demand reopening of fitness centers

A group of gym owners and fitness trainers staged a protest demanding reopening of their facilities in Uttarakhand's Dehradun on June 02. One of the owners said, "We are facing survival conditions now,..

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Industries in Dehradun struggle to rise again due to low demand, labour shortage [Video]

Industries in Dehradun struggle to rise again due to low demand, labour shortage

Even as industries in Uttarakhand's capital Dehradun have restarted their work after state government allowed them to resume operations from first week of May, they are facing trouble in going back to..

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COVID-19: Buses sent to several states in large numbers, informs UP Home Dept [Video]

COVID-19: Buses sent to several states in large numbers, informs UP Home Dept

While addressing a press conference in Lucknow on May 29, the Additional Chief Secretary (Home) of Uttar Pradesh, Awanish Awasthi said, "We have sent buses to Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana and..

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Rising COVID-19 cases in Uttarakhand will be brought under control: CM Rawat [Video]

Rising COVID-19 cases in Uttarakhand will be brought under control: CM Rawat

Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, Trivendra Singh Rawat on May 29 said cases of COVID-19 are increasing in the state, but will also stop because all the cases are related to the migrants who have..

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Uttarakhand Police files FIR for spreading fake news regarding forest fire [Video]

Uttarakhand Police files FIR for spreading fake news regarding forest fire

Uttarakhand Police have filed FIR against some people for spreading fake news regarding forest fire in the state. While speaking to ANI, DG (Law and Order) of Uttarakhand Police, Ashok Kumar said,..

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Gurudwara Hemkund Sahib covered under thick blanket of snow [Video]

Gurudwara Hemkund Sahib covered under thick blanket of snow

Gurudwara Hemkund Sahib covered under a thick blanket of snow in Uttarakhand's Chamoli. The decision to open the gurudwara is yet to be taken in view of the COVID19-induced lockdown. An extended..

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Dehradun airport all set to welcome passengers for domestic air travel from May 25 [Video]

Dehradun airport all set to welcome passengers for domestic air travel from May 25

The preparations are underway for operation of flights in Uttarakhand's Dehradun amid coronavirus lockdown 4.0. Jolly Grant Airport is all set for resumption of domestic air travel from May 25. The..

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