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Documentary Film Moti Bagh Earns Oscar Nominations

The Chief Minister of Uttarakhand congratulated the director of the documentary film Moti Bagh for Oscar Nominations. Moti Bagh: A Movie about a Farmer in Uttarakhand Moti Bagh is a documentary film based on the struggle of a farmer in a remote Himalayan village. The film unwraps the journey of Vidyadutt, a farmer living in ..

Indian documentary film “Moti Bagh” nominated for 2019 Oscars

Moti Bagh, a documentary film based on the struggle of an 83-year-old farmer ‘Vidyadutt’ in a remote Himalayan village, has been nominated for the 2019 Oscars. The film is directed by Nirmal Chander & is about a farm in the hills of Uttarakhand runs by farmer who grows award-winning radishes and writes poetry. The film ..

Paripooranand Painuli, Former Congress MP and freedom fighter passed away

Eminent Paripooranand Painuli, former Congress MP and freedom fighter passed away on 13th April, 2019,  at his residence in the Vasant Vihar, Delhi. He was 94. Painuli was known for his participation in the Quit India Movement at 17 age and also led a non-violent movement against the Tehri-Garhwal state in 1949. He was born ..

Indo-Oman joint military exercise titled “Al Nagah III 2019” started at Jabel regiment headquarters

Indo-Oman joint military exercise titled “Al Nagah III 2019” has started at Jabel regiment headquarters, Nizwa, in the Arab country. The exercise is scheduled to end on March 25 at Jabel Al Akhdar Mountains. The Omani contingent was represented by Jabel Regiment of the Royal Army of Oman (RAO) while the Indian side was represented ..

Himalayan Cloud Observatory set up in Tehri Garhwal

The Himalayan Cloud Observatory has recently been set up in the SRT campus Chamba of Tehri Garhwal district in Uttarakhand to receive forecast and monitor cloud burst incidents in the Himalayan region and help minimise the damage. This is the second observatory in the country to monitor cloud activities by the Indian Science and Technology ..