Uttarakhand

State in northern India

Uttarakhand, also known as Uttaranchal, is a state in the northern part of India. It is often referred to as the "Devbhumi" due to its religious significance and 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 Province 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. Bhararisain, 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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The US Friday joined India in admonishing China for denouncing the India-US ongoing military exercise in Uttarakhand, not very far from the LAC. US chargé..
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The US on Friday echoed India's reaction in rejecting China's opposition to an India-US joint military exercise near the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in..
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India on Thursday hit out at China for claiming that the ongoing India-US ‘Yudh Abhyas’ military exercise in Uttarakhand violates Sino-Indian bilateral..
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The 1993 agreement deals with maintaining peace and tranquility along the LAC with China in the India-China Border Areas, while the 1996 pact was about..
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China has objected to the India-US military exercise near the LAC in Uttarakhand saying it violates the spirit of bilateral agreements for border peace. The MEA..
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China has objected to the India-US military exercise near the LAC in Uttarakhand saying it violates the spirit of bilateral agreements for border peace. The MEA..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 5 days ago

China on Wednesday said it was opposed to the joint Indo-US military exercises being held near the Line of Actual Control (LAC), asserting that it violates the..
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Several cases have come to light where drones coming from Pakistani side dropped consignment of drugs, guns and money in Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab. The Indian..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

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