Administrative divisions of India
The Administrative divisions of India are Indian subnational administrative units; they compose a nested hierarchy of country subdivisions. Indian states and territories frequently use different local...
States and territories of India
A clickable map of the 29 states and 7 union territories of IndiaIndia is a federal union of states comprising twenty-nine states and seven union territories. The states and union territories are fu...
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Districts of India
A district (zilā) is an administrative division of an Indian state or territory. Districts are further subdivided, in some cases into sub-divisions, and in others directly into tehsils or talukas. T...
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Garhwal division
78°30′E / 30.5°N 78.5°E / 30.5; 78.5Garhwal (Hindi: गढ़वाल [ɡəɽʱʋaːl]) is the north-western region and administrative division of the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand ...
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Kumaon division
For Kumaoni/Kumauni People see Kumauni PeopleKumaon (Hindi: कुमाऊं) or Kumaun is one of the two regions and administrative divisions of Uttarakhand, a mountainous state of northern India, the other be...
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Kumaon Regiment
The Kumaon Regiment is the most decorated infantry regiment of the Indian Army. The regiment traces its origins to the 18th century and has fought in every major campaign of the British Indian Army an...
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The Garhwal Rifles
The Garhwal Rifles is an infantry regiment of the Indian Army. It was originally raised in 1887 as the 39th (Garhwal) Regiment of the Bengal Army, it became part of the British Indian Army, and after ...
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Shailesh Matiyani
Ramesh Singh Matiyani 'Shailesh', popularly known as Shailesh Matiyani (14 October 1931 – 24 April 2001), is a Hindi writer, poet, essayist from Uttarakhand, India.He became most known for his short s...
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Bisht
For the Arab article of clothing see: Bisht (clothing)Bisht is a title used in communities living primarily in the Central Himalayas, Indian state of Uttarakhand. Bishts are on most occasions Kshatriy...
Pithoragarh district
Pithoragarh district (Hindi: पिथौरागढ़ जिला) is the easternmost Himalayan district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. It is naturally landscaped with high Himalayan mountains, snow-capped peaks, ...
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Shivani
Gaura Pant (17 October 1923– 21 March 2003), better known as Shivani, was one of the popular Hindi magazine story writers of the 20th century and a pioneer in writing Indian women based fiction. She w...
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Chholiya
Chholiya (Kumaoni-छोलिया) is a dance form practised in the Kumaun region of Uttarakhand. It is basically a sword dance accompanying a marriage procession but now it is performed on many auspicious occ...
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Kumaoni language
The Kumaoni language (कुमाँऊनी भाषा ) is a Central Pahari language.Kumaoni is spoken by over 2,360,000 (1998) people of Indian states of Uttarakhand - Almora, Nainital, Pithoragarh, Bageshwar, Champaw...
Sarola brahmin
Sarola brahmin is the highest Garhwali Brahmin subcaste from Uttarakhand, India. Sarola Brahmins were the earliest authenticated Brahmin castes in the then small Garhwal Kingdom of 1200 years ago. The...
Jaagar
Jagar (Devanagari: जागर) is a form of ancestor spirit worship practiced in the hills of Uttarakhand, both in Kumaon as well as GarhwalThe word Jagar comes from the Sanskrit root, Jaga (meaning to wake...
Mrinal Pande
Mrinal Pande (born 1946) is an Indian television personality, journalist and author, and till recently chief editor of Hindi daily, Hindustan. She left Hindustan on August 31, 2009. She was appointe...
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Lower Assam Division
Lower Assam Division is administrative division of Assam formed in 1874 comprising undivided Kamrup, undivided Darrang of Western Assam, undivided Nagaon district in Central Assam and Khasi Jaintia hi...
Nainital district
Nainital district is a district of Uttarakhand state, India. The headquarters is at Nainital.Nainital District is located in Kumaon Division, and is bounded on the north by the Almora District and on...
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Hatwal
Hatwal (Garhwali/Hindi: हटवाल) is a Garhwali Brahmin family name from the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand. The Hatwals were primarily a priestly class who served as pandits at the many Hindu tem...
Shauka tribe
The Shauka living in the Johar Valley of Goriganga river in Munsyari Tehsil of the Pithoragarh district are also known as Johari or Johari Shauka. They are part of the larger Uttarakhand Bhotiya ethno...
Gohna Lake dam-burst
The Gohna Lake dam-burst was a flood in Garhwal Region of India in 1894 caused by a landslide induced temporary lake.There are different versions of different sources on the extent of damages to life ...
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Manish Pandey
Manish Krishnanand Pandey (born 10 September 1989 in Nainital, Uttarakhand) is an Indian cricketer. He is primarily a right-handed middle order batsman representing Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL. H...
Kumauni Holi
Kumauni or Kumaoni Holi (कुमाँऊनी होली), is the historical and cultural celebration of the Hindu festival of Holi in the region of Kumaon, Uttarakhand, India. It is one of the most important fest...
Lakes of Kumaon hills
Lakes of Kumaon hills are in Uttarakhand state, called the ‘Lake District’ of India. These are under restoration with funds provided by the National Lake Conservation Plan (NLCP) of the Government of ...
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