Uttarakhand needs to promote a separate hill farming policy as the state has a meagre 14 per cent net sown area, more so as three-fifth of the state's total working population is engaged in agriculture, ...
A northern Indian state will soon begin a multi-million dollar search in the Himalayas for a mythical plant (Hanuman's Sanjeevani Booti) believed to hold life-saving properties, a local minister said Thursday.
The food in all the regions of Uttarakhand (Uttaranchal) remains simple, basic fare. Whatever is locally grown is consumed, which are now being deemed as superfoods.
Uttarakhand has joined the list of states to ban the sale of Maggi noodles as samples of the popular food product failed laboratory tests.
Ruling Congress in Uttarakhand has demanded that the minimum age for alcohol consumption in the state be raised from 18 to 21 years.
After Delhi and Uttarakhand, Gujarat is the third state to ban Maggi noodles.
Mizoram joint director (Food and Drugs Administration) of the state health department Lalsawma today said officials were conducting verification of the recalling process of "Maggi" noodles on a daily basis.