Uttarakhand

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Ut·tar·a·khand

 (o͝ot′ə-rə-känd′)
A state of northern India west of Nepal. Formerly a part of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand gained separate statehood in 2000. Dehra Dun is the provisional capital.
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Uttarakhand

(ˌʊtəˈrækɑːnd)
n
(Placename) a state of N India, created in 2000 from the N part of Uttar Pradesh: in the Himalayas, rising to over 7500 m (25 000 ft); rice, tea, and timber. Capital: Dehra Dun. Pop: 8 479 562 (2001). Area: 51 125 sq km (19 739 sq miles). Former name: Uttaranchal
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In India it has been documented from Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttranchal, Rajasthan, Assam, West Bengal, Maharashtra, Kerala and Tamil Nadu.
would In turn supply to whatever they have, some allocated areas to all the people general trade," what we call kirana stores or the small department stores." Federal tax Harsh FreightCo "Today, the flavor of the month regulations is Uttranchal [an Indian state], so all firms are there in that state.
Lucknow: Joint Director, Directorate of Census Operation, Uttar Pradesh and Uttranchal.
For Delhiites, the best options would be- Binsar, which offers beautiful views of the snowcapped peaks and is just 350 km away from Delhi; Kausani in Uttranchal, Ramgarh near Nainital; and Suryalanka, Vikarabad, Nagarjuna Sagar and Bhadrachalam in Andhra Pradesh." " Those willing to travel abroad can club this with a couple of days and go to the less explored spots in South East Asia like Koh Samui, Krabi, Hua Hin, Phi- Phi Islands in Thailand; Langkawi, Penang Island, Malacca and Johor Bahru in Malaysia; Bali, Banda Islands, Yogyakarta, Surabaya in Indonesia and Ho Chi Minh in Vietnam," adds Malhi.
Pant College of Technology, Uttranchal, India and Delhi College of Engineering, Delhi University, respectively.
Current status of medicinal plants used by traditional vaidyas in Uttranchal state of India.
(9.) Fact Sheet, Uttranchal. 2005-2006 National Family Health Survey (NHFS-3.
The company's plans include expansion in many other cities in Gujarat, Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Uttranchal.
Over 95% of the total Sindhi population in India lives in what might be called the Devanagari Zone: Gujarat, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Chattisgarh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Uttranchal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Haryana, Delhi and Panjab.
The company's manufacturing units are located at Bahadurgarh (Haryana), Malanpur (Madhya Pradesh) and Kashipur (Uttranchal).
Her foundation, Navdanya, operates a school based in Uttranchal. It promotes organic farming, seed sovereignty and biodiversity.