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06 Nov 2018Narendra 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 2018Sexual 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
#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 2018Uttar 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 2018Uttar 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 2018Indian 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 2018Rahul 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 2018India
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 2018Mukesh 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 2018Food
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 2018Dehradun
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 2018Assembly
#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 2018Dehradun
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 2018India
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.
05 Sep 2018Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
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 2018Sanjay 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 2018India
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 2018Murder
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.
14 Aug 2018Supreme Court Of India
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 2018Animal 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 2018Mount 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 2018India
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.
21 Jul 2018All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
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.
19 Jul 2018All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
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 2018Sexual 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 2018India
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 2018All 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 2018India
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.
02 Jul 2018Assam State Disaster Management Authority
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 2018CM
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 2018Road 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 2018Social 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 2018Delhi 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.
22 Jun 2018Uttarakhand High Court
HC suspends water sports in Uttarakhand till the government acts
This might hit your travel plans hard.
16 Jun 2018Sikkim
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 2018Shimla
After Shimla's acute water shortage, experts believe Uttarakhand is next
Shimla is still reeling under acute scarcity of water.
09 Jun 2018YouTube
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 2018India
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 2018Haryana
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 2018BBC
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.