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06 Nov 2018

Narendra Modi

Diwali: Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit Kedarnath tomorrow

PM Narendra Modi will visit Kedarnath tomorrow on the occasion of Diwali to offer prayers at the Himalayan shrine and review Kedarpuri reconstruction projects.

05 Nov 2018

Sexual Harassment

Uttarakhand BJP leader sacked after party worker alleges sexual harassment?

The BJP has decided to remove a Uttarakhand general secretary over allegations of sexual harassment by a former party worker, sources said.

04 Nov 2018


#MeToo: BJP removes Uttarakhand General Secretary accused of sexual harassment

The Bharatiya Janata Party removed General Secretary Sanjay Kumar from his post after a woman accused him of sexual harassment.

29 Oct 2018

Uttar Pradesh

Samachar Plus CEO, who led sting operation against politicians, arrested

The Editor-in-Chief and CEO of Uttarakhand-based channel Samachar Plus was arrested from his Ghaziabad residence yesterday for allegedly putting pressure on one of his employees to do a sting operation on prominent politicians with an intent to blackmail them.

18 Oct 2018

Uttar Pradesh

Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Rawat condoles death of ND Tiwari

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat today expressed grief at the death of Congress veteran Narayan Dutt Tiwari.

14 Oct 2018

Indian Army

Mastermind of fake Indian Army, Railways, ONGC recruitment racket arrested

A 39-year-old mastermind of a fake Indian Territorial Army recruitment racket was arrested from Uttarakhand's Haridwar, police said yesterday.

11 Oct 2018

Rahul Gandhi

Ex-IIT Professor GD Agarwal dies during fast-unto-death to save Ganga

Former IIT Kanpur Professor and Ganga activist, 87-year-old GD Agarwal, passed away on Thursday at AIIMS Rishikesh following a four-month-long hunger strike against authorities.

07 Oct 2018


India, ideal investment destination in the world today: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Uttarakhand's first investors' summit today, saying India is the ideal investment destination in the world today with major social and economic changes sweeping the country.

07 Oct 2018

Mukesh Ambani

#UttarakhandDigitalDevbhoomi: Jio to connect schools, colleges with high-speed internet

Having invested over Rs. 4,000cr in Uttarakhand, richest Indian Mukesh Ambani today said his telecom venture Reliance Jio will in the next two years connect most of the 2,385-plus government schools and colleges with high-speed internet to make the state a 'Digital Devbhoomi'.

07 Oct 2018


Kumaon villagers buy Chinese foodgrain, say government-rations in short supply

Short supply of government rations has forced tribals in some border villages of Uttarakhand's Kumaon region to depend on Chinese foodgrain bought from Nepalese markets.

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.

20 Sep 2018


#MakeCowGreatAgain? Uttarakhand-minister says cow exhales oxygen, should become National-mother

According to Rekha Arya, Minister of Animal Husbandry of Uttarakhand, cow is the only animal which not only inhales oxygen but exhales it too. To all the trees, we are sorry!

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.

14 Sep 2018


Uttarakhand constructs maximum number of roads under PMGSY: Official

Uttarakhand has been ranked the best among states in India for the construction of the maximum number of roads under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) during 2017-2018.

CBI probe ordered into tigers' deaths at Corbett Tiger Reserve

The Uttarakhand High Court has ordered a CBI probe into the death of tigers at the Corbett Tiger Reserve over the past five years and the alleged involvement of forest department officials in the poaching of big cats.

01 Sep 2018

Sanjay Dutt

Sanjay Dutt to lead anti-drugs campaign by six northern states

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt has offered to lead an anti-drugs campaign to be launched by six northern states affected by the drugs menace.

29 Aug 2018


Uttarakhand: 6 family members, including minors, buried alive in landslide

Six members of a family, including three minors, were killed today when the rubble from a landslide fell over their house in Kot village of Budha Kedar area in Uttarakhand's Tehri district, an official said.

18 Aug 2018


Uttarakhand: 11-year-old girl gang-raped and killed after being kidnapped

An 11-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped and killed after being kidnapped from her house in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand.

Uttarakhand: High Court is now the legal guardian of cows

On Monday, the Uttarakhand High Court made itself the legal guardian of cows in the state by evoking the 'parens patriae' doctrine, which means it takes care of those who can't take care of themselves.

07 Aug 2018

Animal Rights

No more elephant rides in Jim Corbett, Rajaji Reserve

Those visiting Jim Corbett and Rajaji Tiger Reserve in Uttarakhand in the hope of elephant rides are in for a big disappointment, as Uttarakhand HC has banned the commercial use of jumbos.

06 Aug 2018

Mount Everest

This taxi driver's daughter became world's youngest to scale Kanchenjunga

This 22-year-old from Uttarakhand had the most overwhelming experience in her life two months back: she scaled the world's third highest mountain,Kanchenjunga.

03 Aug 2018


Trekking on your mind? Here are 5 best Indian treks

One of the favorite activities of adventure seekers across the globe, trekking is more than just a sport.

Uttarakhand: Death toll in Tehri bus accident rises to 16

The death toll in Uttarakhand's July 19 Tehri district accident, where a bus rolled down a 250-meter deep gorge, has risen to 16.

Uttarakhand: 14 killed, 17 injured as bus falls into gorge

Fourteen people were killed and 17 injured in Uttarakhand's Tehri district when a state-run bus they were traveling in fell into a deep gorge around 15km from Chamba town this morning, a senior official said.

17 Jul 2018

Sexual Assault

Uttarakhand: After watching porn, 5 minor boys gangrape an 8-year-old

In a disturbing case, five boys aged 9-14, students of Classes 6-9, allegedly gangraped an eight-year-old girl in Sahaspur, Uttarakhand, after watching porn.

13 Jul 2018


Give your kids organic crayons: Let them draw and eat!

All of us remember our art classes in school where we used crayons and also ate them, don't we?

07 Jul 2018

All India Radio (AIR)

Famous Kumaoni singer Kabutari Devi dies of cardiac arrest

Famous Kumaoni folk singer Kabutari Devi, 70, today passed away at a hospital in Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh, following a cardiac arrest.

06 Jul 2018


Uttarakhand HC declares animals to be 'legal persons' with rights

In what can only be called a unique ruling, the Uttarakhand High Court has accorded the status of a "legal person or entity" to all animals in the state, while issuing a series of directions against animal cruelty.

India to witness a very-rainy week: Are you at risk?

This week is going to be a very rainy one, with the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) predicting heavy to very heavy rainfall across northern, southern, eastern and western states till the weekend.

02 Jul 2018


Uttarakhand-Principal suspended for 'abusing' CM sahab, now being assured justice

Days after suspending a school principal for "abusing" the CM, the BJP government in Uttarakhand has now reached out to Uttara Pant Bahuguna, assuring support.

01 Jul 2018

Road Accidents

45 killed as bus falls into gorge in Uttarakhand

Forty-five people were killed when the bus they were traveling in rolled down a 60m gorge in Pauri Garhwal district this morning, the Uttarakhand Disaster Response Force confirmed.

29 Jun 2018

Social Media

Uttarakhand: Widowed teacher argues over transfer, CM orders her arrest

Displaying his utter insensitivity and arrogance, Uttarakhand CM, Trivendra Singh Rawat ordered the arrest of a teacher who complained about her transfer in a 'Janta Darbar' on June 28. The clip showing Rawat's anger has surfaced online.

25 Jun 2018

Delhi Police

Uttarakhand cop seeks Rs. 70L compensation from Delhi police

Moving Delhi High Court, a Uttarakhand cop sued Delhi police and demanded Rs. 70 lakh in compensation, alleging humiliation and mental trauma.

16 Jun 2018


Sikkim: First-batch of Kailash Mansarovar Yatra with 33 pilgrims flagged-off

The first batch of 33 pilgrims, on their way to Kailash Mansarovar via Nathu La pass in Sikkim, has been flagged off from Gangtok today.

14 Jun 2018


After Shimla's acute water shortage, experts believe Uttarakhand is next

Shimla is still reeling under acute scarcity of water.

09 Jun 2018


Kumaoni folk singer Pappu Karki killed in road-accident near Nainital

Popular Kumaoni folk singer Pappu Karki and two others were killed today when their car turned turtle on Herakhan Road, around 40 km from Nainital.

04 Jun 2018


Uttarakhand Chief Minister wants public support for building polythene-free state

Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat today sought the support of people of the state for building a polythene-free state.

02 Jun 2018


Delhi staring at another bout of dust storm. Be careful!

Delhi faces a possibility of another bout of dust storm today, even though the skies looked clear in the morning.

30 May 2018


Uttarakhand: 'Hero' cop, who saved Muslim man, gets death threats

Gagandeep Singh, the Uttarakhand cop who saved a Muslim man from getting lynched, is receiving death threats and has been sent on leave, BBC reported.