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Collapse of rock mass may have caused Uttarakhand flash floods

Initial observations by scientists of the Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology (WIHG) suggest that a rock mass weakened over a period of time due to freezing and thawing of snow and led to the creation of a weak zone, triggering its collapse.

09 Feb 2021

Trivendra Rawat

Uttarakhand flood: Death toll climbs to 31; rescue operations continue

The death toll in the Uttarakhand flash flood has risen to 31 as five more dead bodies were recovered, authorities said on Tuesday.

08 Feb 2021

Narendra Modi

Uttarakhand floods: 26 bodies recovered, 171 still missing, says police

Over a day since a sudden glacier burst caused the Dhauliganga river in Uttarakhand to flood, 26 dead bodies have been recovered, authorities said.

Uttarakhand glacier burst: A tranquil morning turned into tragedy

It was a tranquil morning in Raini village until the residents were jolted at around 10 am on Sunday by the sight of huge torrents of water and sludge in the Rishiganga river hurtling toward them. Many are feared to have swept away in the sudden floods.

What triggered latest tragedy in Uttarakhand? Experts weigh in

On Sunday, Chamoli district in Uttarakhand, India's northern state wrapped by the Himalayas, was jolted by the sudden rise in water level.

08 Feb 2021

Indian Army

Uttarakhand glacier disaster: 14 dead, 170 missing; rescue operations on

At least 170 people went missing after a glacier broke off at Joshimath in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district on Sunday, triggering massive floods reminiscent of the 2013 tragedy. Fourteen people have reportedly died.

Uttarakhand: Avalanche triggers flood in Dhauliganga river; 100-150 casualties feared

The water level in the Dhauliganga river rose suddenly after an avalanche on Sunday in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand.

30 Jan 2021


Three women killed; villagers demand killing of leopard in Pithoragarh

Residents of the Devalthal area in Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh district, where three women were killed by a leopard recently, held a demonstration on Saturday demanding the killing of the leopard.

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.

06 Jan 2021


Uttarakhand: BJP chief calls Congress leader 'Budhiya,' controversy follows

Bansidhar Bhagat, the President of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Uttarakhand, is being slammed by the Congress after he allegedly called the Leader of Opposition in the Assembly Indira Hridayesh a "Budhiya" (old woman).

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.

29 Dec 2020


Delhi's minimum temperature drops to 3.6 degree Celsius

Delhi reeled under a cold wave on Tuesday as icy winds sweeping through the city brought the minimum temperature down to 3.6 degree Celsius, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

28 Dec 2020

Madhya Pradesh

IMD forecasts cold wave across North India later this week

Several places in Uttar Pradesh and Punjab, recorded their minimum temperature below the five-degree Celsius mark on Sunday, with the India Meteorological Department forecasting severe cold wave in parts of the region later this week and warning of dense fog.

22 Dec 2020


India's leopard population increased in 4 years since 2014: Javadekar

Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday released the Status of Leopards in India 2018 report which states India's leopard population increased from 8,000 to over 12,500 between 2014 and 2018.

09 Nov 2020


Uttarakhand CM launches free Wi-Fi for government colleges and universities

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Sunday launched a free high-speed Wi-Fi service for all government colleges and universities in the state.

02 Nov 2020

Indian Army

After Army chief's Nepal visit, foreign secretary-level talks could resume

Indian Army chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane is set to meet Nepal's Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli on Thursday.

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.

14 Sep 2020


Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 48.45 lakh with 93k+ new cases

India on Sunday reported over 93,000 fresh coronavirus infections, which has pushed the nationwide tally to 48.45 lakh. Meanwhile, the death toll neared 80,000 with over 1,100 fresh fatalities.

10 Sep 2020


Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 44.6L with record 95k+ new cases

On Wednesday, India reported the highest single-day spike of over 95,000 fresh coronavirus infections. The nationwide tally has reached 44.6 lakh while over 1,000 fresh fatalities pushed the death toll to 75,109.

18 Aug 2020


Spanish-mountaineer names peak after former Uttarkashi DM for saving him

Ashish Chauhan, former District Magistrate of Uttarkashi, will soon have a peak in Spain named after him, all thanks to something he did way back in 2018.

09 Aug 2020


Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 21.5 lakh with another record spike

On Saturday, India saw a record single-day spike of over 63,000 new coronavirus infections. Saturday marked the third consecutive day that the daily new cases stood over 60,000.

14 Jun 2020

Delhi Police

Coronavirus: Amid spike in Delhi, stricter fines for lockdown violations

Violating quarantine rules, not wearing a face mask in public, and other lockdown violations will now attract stricter penalties in Delhi.

30 May 2020


Coronavirus: India records biggest spike again; death toll nears 5,000

India on Friday reported over 7,700 new coronavirus infections marking the biggest spike in COVID-19 cases.

25 May 2020

Narendra Modi

BJP MLA launches Narendra Modi's 'aarti', sparks controversy in Uttarakhand

An aarti of Narendra Modi, launched by a BJP MLA Ganesh Joshi of Uttarakhand, has sparked a major political slugfest with the Congress filing a complaint for equating the PM to God.

24 May 2020


Coronavirus: Kerala records biggest spike; Sikkim reports first case

India on Saturday reported over 6,600 new coronavirus infections, marking the highest single-day jump in COVID-19 cases for the third day in a row.

22 May 2020


Coronavirus: India records biggest spike in cases; Maharashtra crosses 40,000-mark

India on Thursday recorded its biggest spike in COVID-19 cases yet, with over 6,000 coronavirus infections.

18 May 2020


#CareerBytes: Everything to know about the cadre system of IAS

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most prestigious and sought-after among the Civil Services of the country.

10 May 2020


India rejects Nepal's objections over link road to Kailash Mansarovar

The Ministry of External Affairs on Saturday said that an 80-km-long road connecting Dharchula in Uttarakhand to the Lipulekh pass is "completely within its territory."

22 Apr 2020


Kids' lockers used as urns at Chandigarh's cremation grounds

In the union territory of Chandigarh, kids' lockers are being used to keep the ashes of deceased persons in cremation grounds.

20 Apr 2020

Himachal Pradesh

India's doubling rate slows to 7.5 days, says Health Ministry

The Ministry of Health on Monday said that the rate at which the number of coronavirus cases is doubling in India has slowed to 7.5 days.

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.

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.

03 Mar 2020


Don't get involved with a married man, says Neena Gupta

Veteran actor Neena Gupta seldom shies away from opening up about her personal life.

01 Mar 2020

Himachal Pradesh

Top treks in North India that anyone can take

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23 Feb 2020


#CareerBytes: Everything to know about the cadre system of IAS

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most prestigious and sought-after among the Civil Services of the country.

17 Feb 2020


Top five Indian cities to travel on low budget

Has the travel bug bitten you recently?

21 Nov 2019


Top five places to visit in India during winters

Winter is a season marked by excesses- everyone loves more food, extra sleep, and of course more travel plans, during the cold season.

02 Nov 2019


#CareerBytes: Career path of Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most prestigious and sought-after service among the Civil Services of the country.

16 Sep 2019


#CareerBytes: A day in the life of an IAS officer

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most prestigious and sought-after service among the Civil Services of the country.