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20-year-old Srishti Goswami is Uttarakhand's CM for one day

24 Jan 2021

20-year-old Srishti Goswami is Uttarakhand's CM for one day

In a rare instance of real-life depiction of a movie - Anil Kapoor-starrer Nayak - 20-year-old Srishti Goswami from Haridwar has been given the honor of serving as the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand for one day.

Interfaith couple booked for religious conversion in violation of law

30 Dec 2020

Interfaith couple booked for religious conversion in violation of law

An interfaith couple and two others have been booked in Dehradun for not following proper procedure laid down under the Uttarakhand Freedom of Religion Act for converting to a different religion for the purpose of marriage.

'Savdhaan India' actor arrested for conning senior citizens

16 Dec 2020

'Savdhaan India' actor arrested for conning senior citizens

Television actor Firoz Jafari has been arrested for allegedly conning several elderly people in multiple locations like Nagpur, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, and Punjab.

Shahid Kapoor takes Rs. 8 crore pay cut for 'Jersey'

05 Oct 2020

Shahid Kapoor takes Rs. 8 crore pay cut for 'Jersey'

Shahid Kapoor is setting an example for fellow stars as he has reportedly decided to take a massive Rs. 8 crore cut in his salary for the upcoming movie Jersey.

Kerala: 2 Navy personnel killed as glider crashes during training

04 Oct 2020

Kerala: 2 Navy personnel killed as glider crashes during training

Two officers of the Indian Navy died Sunday morning as a glider aircraft crashed in Kochi, Kerala.

MG ZS EV now available in 21 cities across India

02 Oct 2020

MG ZS EV now available in 21 cities across India

In a proud moment for MG Motor, the company has rolled out the 1,000th unit of its all-electric ZS EV in India, since it commenced the SUV's deliveries in February.

Delhi airport's Terminal 2 to resume operations from October 1

28 Sep 2020

Delhi airport's Terminal 2 to resume operations from October 1

After a six month shutdown, the Terminal 2 at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport is set to resume operations starting October 1, the Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) has announced.

India-China border situation under control, says Army chief

13 Jun 2020

India-China border situation under control, says Army chief

The situation along India's borders with China "is under control," said the Chief of Army Staff, General MM Naravane, on Saturday.

Uber begins operations in green and orange zones across India

04 May 2020

Uber begins operations in green and orange zones across India

After keeping operations suspended for over a month, ride-hailing giant Uber has begun operations in select cities and districts across India.

Flypast and petal showers: Armed Forces' tribute to 'Corona Warriors'

03 May 2020

Flypast and petal showers: Armed Forces' tribute to 'Corona Warriors'

As a token of appreciation to the frontline warriors in the fight against COVID-19, the Indian Armed Forces began a flypast Sunday morning.

Yogi Adityanath won't attend father's funeral due to coronavirus lockdown

20 Apr 2020

Yogi Adityanath won't attend father's funeral due to coronavirus lockdown

This morning, Anand Singh Bisht, the father of Yogi Adityanth passed away at AIIMS Delhi and the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh has declared he will not be attending the last rites due to the ongoing coronavirus lockdown.

Coronavirus: India's death toll crosses 200; Maharashtra nears 100-mark

10 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: India's death toll crosses 200; Maharashtra nears 100-mark

Four days after crossing the 100-mark, India's death toll due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019) surged past 200 on Thursday.

Jamaatis in hiding face attempt to murder charges in Uttarakhand

08 Apr 2020

Jamaatis in hiding face attempt to murder charges in Uttarakhand

Sending a clear message that the administration will not let coronavirus infected persons put others at risk, the Uttarakhand police has booked two members of Tablighi Jamaat for attempt to murder after they hid their travel history.

Auli: A guide to the skiing destination of India

05 Apr 2020

Auli: A guide to the skiing destination of India

Engulfed with apple orchards, oak, deodars, and abundant flora and fauna, Auli is a divine getaway spot for everyone.

Top treks in North India that anyone can take

01 Mar 2020

Top treks in North India that anyone can take

Have you been feeling lost and tired lately?

Top things to do on a road trip to Dehradun/Mussoorie

24 Feb 2020

Top things to do on a road trip to Dehradun/Mussoorie

Road trips are super fun!

Top five Indian cities to travel on low budget

17 Feb 2020

Top five Indian cities to travel on low budget

Has the travel bug bitten you recently?

Who is Arvind Krishna? Little-known facts about IBM's new CEO

31 Jan 2020

Who is Arvind Krishna? Little-known facts about IBM's new CEO

After Alphabet and Microsoft, International Business Machines (IBM) has decided to bring an Indian-origin Chief Executive.

Political parties received two-third donations through opaque electoral bonds

14 Jan 2020

Political parties received two-third donations through opaque electoral bonds

In 2018-19 fiscal, the coffers of seven political parties overflowed, and a large chunk of this money came through the controversial electoral bond route.

Uttarakhand MLA bought VIP number '0001' for Rs. 5.51L

12 Jul 2019

Uttarakhand MLA bought VIP number '0001' for Rs. 5.51L

Uttarakhand BJP MLA Kunwar Pranav Singh Champion, who was recently seen in a controversial viral video of him dancing with guns and mouthing expletives, has been suspended from the party indefinitely.

Dehradun shocker: 11-year-old rapes 3-year-old girl. Is humanity dead?

21 Jun 2019

Dehradun shocker: 11-year-old rapes 3-year-old girl. Is humanity dead?

In a discomforting incident which shows something is seriously wrong with humanity, a three-year-old was raped in Dehradun.

11 under-privileged students from Dehradun crack JEE exam

20 Jun 2019

11 under-privileged students from Dehradun crack JEE exam

As per reports, 11 students out of 30 of a Dehradun-based coaching institute, being run by RailTel, have cracked the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced this year.

This village boy cracked GATE while working at 'pakora' shop

12 Jun 2019

This village boy cracked GATE while working at 'pakora' shop

Clearing the national-level Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE), conducted for admission to postgraduate courses in engineering and science, is not an easy task, especially without coaching.

Martyred Army major dreamt of Shaurya Chakra; funeral today

18 Feb 2019

Martyred Army major dreamt of Shaurya Chakra; funeral today

Just as the country was reeling from the loss of 40 CRPF soldiers, another braveheart lost his life on Saturday, February 16.

Pulwama martyr was lone breadwinner of family of six

16 Feb 2019

Pulwama martyr was lone breadwinner of family of six

Jaish-e-Mohammed's condemnable act of attacking a CRPF convoy has destroyed many families, overnight.

#CareerBytes: How to join Indian Army as Officer after Class-12?

16 Feb 2019

#CareerBytes: How to join Indian Army as Officer after Class-12?

The Indian Army is one of the largest and best armies in the world. Many youngsters dream of joining the prestigious Army to serve their nation with pride.

Modi stranded at Dehradun airport for hours due to rainfall

14 Feb 2019

Modi stranded at Dehradun airport for hours due to rainfall

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was stranded at Dehradun's Jolly Grant airport on Thursday for nearly four hours due to heavy rainfall, claimed reports.

Uttarakhand: Drunk doctor mistakes police station for hotel; creates ruckus

03 Feb 2019

Uttarakhand: Drunk doctor mistakes police station for hotel; creates ruckus

On Saturday, a police station in Uttarakhand witnessed much drama after a drunk doctor walked into it, and threw a ruckus after mistaking it to be a hotel.

Meet Aparna Kumar, first female IPS-officer to reach South Pole

20 Jan 2019

Meet Aparna Kumar, first female IPS-officer to reach South Pole

They say impossible actually means "I am possible" and Aparna Kumar has proved it. Last Sunday, Kumar became the first female IPS officer to conquer the South Pole.

Ganga activist Swami Gopal Das' disappearance raises questions on government

25 Dec 2018

Ganga activist Swami Gopal Das' disappearance raises questions on government

For the last six months, Swami Gopal Das has been fasting for Ganga river.

Dehradun: Cop suspended for laughing at BJP-Congress fist fight

24 Dec 2018

Dehradun: Cop suspended for laughing at BJP-Congress fist fight

Ever got into trouble for laughing at inappropriate moments? Most of us have, as kids.

BJP, Congress workers clash over Rafale deal issue in Uttarakhand

20 Dec 2018

BJP, Congress workers clash over Rafale deal issue in Uttarakhand

The BJP and Congress workers clashed over the Rafale deal issue at Congress Bhawan in Dehradun, Uttarakhand, yesterday.

Dassault CEO's statement slap on Rahul Gandhi's face: Manoj Tiwari

15 Nov 2018

Dassault CEO's statement slap on Rahul Gandhi's face: Manoj Tiwari

Terming Dassault CEO Eric Trappier's recent statement on the Rafale deal as a "slap on the face of Congress chief Rahul Gandhi", Delhi BJP unit chief, Manoj Tiwari, said speaking a lie again and again doesn't turn it into truth.

Anushka's birthday wish for hubby Virat is aww-dorable

05 Nov 2018

Anushka's birthday wish for hubby Virat is aww-dorable

Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli is celebrating his 30th birthday today. As expected, the star captain was inundated with wishes from his fans and friends across the world.

Delhi: Woman steals car at gunpoint to impress her relatives

08 Oct 2018

Delhi: Woman steals car at gunpoint to impress her relatives

In a bizarre incident, a woman from Dehradun stole a car at gunpoint with the help of a male associate to allegedly impress her relatives in Jharkhand.

Dehradun gang-rape: HC talks about strict implementation of porn-sites ban

28 Sep 2018

Dehradun gang-rape: HC talks about strict implementation of porn-sites ban

Uttarakhand High Court asked the Centre to strictly implement the ban on pornographic websites, taking cognizance of reports that a girl was gang-raped in a Dehradun school by her fellow students after they watched porn clips.

Dehradun School gang-rape: Accused boys were 'instigated after watching porn'

22 Sep 2018

Dehradun School gang-rape: Accused boys were 'instigated after watching porn'

The Dehradun Police on Friday said the four students accused of raping a 16-year-old girl from their school were 'instigated by watching porn' on their phones, IE reports.

16-year-old molested at Dehradun school: Where are we heading to?

18 Sep 2018

16-year-old molested at Dehradun school: Where are we heading to?

A 16-year-old student was allegedly raped at her Dehradun boarding school last month, on August 14, by her four classmates, said the police on Monday.

Dehradun: Class-10 girl raped by classmates, seniors at boarding school

18 Sep 2018

Dehradun: Class-10 girl raped by classmates, seniors at boarding school

A Class-10 girl was allegedly gang-raped by fellow students at a boarding school in Sahaspur in Uttarakhand's Dehradun district.

Dehradun: 23 Pakistan citizens found with Voter IDs, Ration Cards

17 Sep 2018

Dehradun: 23 Pakistan citizens found with Voter IDs, Ration Cards

In a covert drive, the local intelligence unit (LIU) of Dehradun police found Indian voter IDs and ration cards from at least 23 Pakistan nationals on Friday, following which a probe was ordered.