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The mountaineer changing lives in a hill village

Munsyari in the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand is the last small town before the Nepal-Tibet border. It is here that Malika Virdi, a well-known mountaineer, social worker and sarpanch till......

Pithoragarh cloudburst toll rises to 21

Six more bodies were recovered from the debris on Sunday, taking the toll in the cloudburst that triggered a massive landslide in three villages of Pithoragarh district to 21. "We......

'Desi viagra' faces extinction in Uttaranchal

Smugglers from India, Nepal and China are sneaking into Ascot wildlife sanctuary in Uttaranchal's Pithoragarh district, not for any rare animal but in search of a parasitic fungus with aphrodisiac......

Two more mountaineers missing

Even as a search operation to recover the bodies of two of the nine mountaineers killed on Saturday in an avalanche in Pithoragarh district in Uttaranchal continued, two more mountaineers went......

Shiva temple swept away, prayers at Kedarnath begin Sept 11

Swollen waters of the Bhagirathi following incessant overnight rains washed away a famous Shiva temple in Uttarkashi on Friday even as the state government set September 11 as the date for......

Oil cos to ensure fuel supply in flood-hit Uttarakhand

Stepping in to help relief work in flood-ravaged Uttarakhand, oil companies have made arrangements to ensure uninterrupted supply of fuel in the affected areas as well as to relief teams of Indian......

Himalayan calamity: Banks start counting losses

The Garhwal region collectively has deposits worth Rs 2,100 crore and advances worth Rs 1,000 crore. Leading public sector banks, particularly State Bank of India, are staring at a substantial loss......

Maoists cast shadow over Pancheshwar dam Project

Maoist insurgency in Nepal has begun to cast its shadow over the proposed multi-purpose 6,000 Mw Pancheswhar hydropower project on river Mahakali along the Indo-Nepal border.Nepalese Maoist leaders......

India-Tibet barter trade awaits nod from India

The annual India-Tibet barter trade at Taklakot mart in the Himalayan region which starts from June 1 may be delayed as the authorities are still awaiting permission from the Centre and the Chinese......

Mobile banking, boon for rural India

Thousands of people from rural areas across 12 states are likely to get their social security pension and wages paid under the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA) scheme with the help......

'Unmukt was always focused and clear that he wanted to play cricket'

India Under-19 captain Unmukt Chand's parents trace the rise of their son in an interview with Rediff.com's Priyanka. The bookshelf in Unmukt Chand's room is decorated with the autobiography of......

  People speak for pithoragarh

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sudhakar kuruvada
Q. Kumaoni language--- what is it?
Sudhakar Kuruvada:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/kumaoni-language----what-is-it/25493303/answers/

QueSera Sera
Q. Where to stay for two or three days in Kanykumari!? Hotels are ok but that's just a routine stuff! Something more adventurous please!!
QueSera Sera:  A. The Kumaoni are a people of the Kumaon division of Uttarakhand, a region in the Indian Himalayas. Their Kumaoni language is one of the Central...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/where-to-stay-for-two-or-three-days-in-kanykumari-hotels-are/25458463/answers/25493304

ashish
Q. Raani Elizabeth ka mehal kahan pe hai??
Ashish:  A. go pithoragarh more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/raani-elizabeth-ka-mehal-kahan-pe-hai/23954323/answers/25458468

venkatesaldevarajan
Q. What is the road route to travel to Nepal ?
Venkatesaldevarajan:  A. Its in Pithoragarh, my native land more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-road-route-to-travel-to-nepal-/21970140/answers/23954335

  Web results for Pithoragarh
Counting of votes for by-elections today

In Uttarakhand, Counting of votes for by-elections held on the three Assembly seats is scheduled to take place on Friday. The candidacy of Chief... ...

http://www.apnnews.com/2014/07/25/uttarakhand-counting-of-votes-for-by-elections-today/
U'khand bypoll preps complete

All preparations are complete for tomorrow's bypolls to three Assembly segments in Uttarakhand, including Dharchula from where Chief Minister... ...

http://www.saharasamay.com/regional-news/uttarakhand-news/676557511/preparations-complete-for-assembly-bypoll-in-u-khand.html
Heavy rains in Gangotri, Baba Ramd..

Its raining heavily in Uttarakhand and Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev is understood to be trapped in Gangotri. Reports coming in from the state said that... ...

http://www.saharasamay.com/regional-news/uttarakhand-news/676557203/baba-ramdev-400-children-trapped-in-heavy-rains-in-gangotri.html
U'khand sees 11% rain deficit till now

ulative seasonal rainfall in Uttarakhand till July 23 has been 11 per cent short of normal this year. Between June 1 and July 23, the state... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/state-editions/dehradun/ukhand-sees-11-rain-deficit-till-now.html
Graduation ceremony held to mark completion of training

lief Committee and IL&FS organised a graduation ceremony to mark the completion of 45 days of training to the disaster-affected youth of Uttarkashi... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/state-editions/dehradun/graduation-ceremony-held-to-mark-completion-of-training.html

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