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Uttarakhand eyes tourism recovery; gears up for Chardham Yatra

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 11:03

Uttarakhand, recovering from an unprecedented natural disaster last year, is all geared up to revive its tourism sector and pinning hopes on a good response to the annual Chardham Yatra beginning next month.

More workers to be deployed for Kedarnath route reconstruction

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 20:01

In a bid to speed up reconstruction of roads on `char dham` pilgrimage route, the Uttarakhand government decided to deploy 800 workers on the Gaurikund-Rambada stretch en route to Kedarnath.

Lok Sabha polls: Varun Gandhi to file nomination from Sultanpur on April 15

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 18:25

Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Varun Gandhi is likely to file his nomination papers from Sultanpur district in Uttar Pradesh on April 15 for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

Harish Rawat`s wife, Vijay Bahuguna`s son to contest LS polls

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 14:01

Chief Minister Harish Rawat`s wife Renuka Rawat and former chief minister Vijay Bahuguna`s son Saket Bahuguna figure in the list of Lok Sabha candidates from Uttarakhand announced by Congress Wednesday.

Kedarnath pilgrimage from May 4; 1,000 pilgrims to visit daily

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 18:47

One thousand devotees will be allowed to visit Kedarnath shrine daily when its portals are opened on May 04, Chief Minister Harish Rawat said.

BJP says it is confident of a win in Pauri LS seat

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 13:54

With Congress yet to field a candidate against Bhuvan Chandra Khanduri in Pauri, BJP?today said it was confident of wresting the prestigious Lok Sabha seat from the ruling party with a huge margin.

Uttarakhand govt orders repair of Char Dham Yatra route in time

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 17:30

Uttarakhand government has ordered completion of all road repair and reconstruction works along Char Dham Yatra route well before the start of the annual pilgrimage in May this year.

Minor student raped by teacher in Chamoli

Last Updated: Sunday, April 06, 2014, 01:47

A minor girl was allegedly raped by her school teacher in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand, police said on Saturday.

Former BJP CMs of Uttarakhand to campaign for party nominees

Last Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014, 20:52

Senior BJP leaders from Uttarakhand, including three former chief ministers fielded as Lok Sabha nominees from the hill state, will campaign for party candidates in different parts of the country this month.

Congress leaders in Uttarakhand running away from poll battlefield: BJP

Last Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014, 16:06

Accusing senior Congress leaders of running away from electoral battle field out of the fear of being defeated, Opposition BJP in Uttarakhand on Friday said this was the reason why the ruling party had still not announced its candidates for the five Lok Sabha seats in the hill state.