This hotel’s murder mystery was the inspiration behind Agatha Cristie’s first novel


The Mysterious Affair at Styles based on the murder mystery at The Savoy Hotel Mussoorie “The Mysterious Affair at Styles” the first published book by famous novelist Agatha Christie who is renowned for her novels in the thriller genre was inspired by the murder of Lady Garnet at The Savoy hotel in Mussoorie, Uttarakhand. Story goes that More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

Gibraltar Airport: Where a highway cuts through the runway!

Most of the airports in the world are developed on the outskirts of cities to avoid traffic congestion. But the Gibraltar airport has the distinction of having a highway intersect it’s runway. Owned by the More...

By newsuttarakhand On Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

Coaching institute rewards student with BMW for cracking the top 20 of IIT JEE

 A coaching institute in Sikar, Rajasthan just gifted one of their students a swanky BMW car, worth a whopping Rs. 27.5 lakhs, for achieving a coveted number 11 rank in the IIT-Joint Entrance Exam (Advanced). Institute More...

By newsuttarakhand On Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

This country had so much surplus energy that it paid the citizens to use electricity!

That German technology is one of the best in the world is a renowned fact, On Sunday, May 8 however, Germany hit a new high in renewable energy generation. Thanks to a sunny and windy day, at one point around 1pm More...

By newsuttarakhand On Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

What this flower does on contact with water will amaze you

Diphelleia grayi a.k.a “The Skeletal Flower” Left: Diphelleia grayi(Dry)                      Right: Diphelleia-grayi (Moist) Diphelleia grayi, the scientific name of the Skeleton Flower, More...

By newsuttarakhand On Friday, January 22nd, 2016

Your brain can store information as much as the entire Internet!

Our brain may have a memory capacity 10 times larger than previously thought and can store a petabyte of information – as much as the entire Web, a new study has found. The finding answers a longstanding question More...

By newsuttarakhand On Sunday, January 3rd, 2016

Habbakuk: The warship ship made of ice and wood pulp

Habbakuk: The warship designed to withstand torpedoes  Although the two world wars would be largely remembered for the atrocities and casualties to mankind, the period also witnessed some unique innovations. One More...

By newsuttarakhand On Friday, December 25th, 2015

Naco: where the international border also serves as a volleyball net

Think of international borders and the first image that comes to mind is that of heavily armed personnel on both sides of the fence. While that image is true for almost all international borders  across the globe, More...

By newsuttarakhand On Saturday, November 14th, 2015

When the Japanese celebrated “Tom Cruise Day”

Tom Cruise has fans all over the world lining up for his attention – especially in Japan. Because of his love, time and devotion to the country, the poster boy of the Mission Impossible series has October 10 named More...

By newsuttarakhand On Saturday, October 10th, 2015

The day Beijing’s traffic stood still

Think your commute from work to home is bad, spare a thought for motorists in China who were stuck despite the road having 50 lanes (yup you read it correct 50 lanes!). In Beijing, thousands of commuters were trapped More...