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Uttarakhand Governor KK Paul returns file on Lokayukta's appointment

Uttarakhand's Governor KK Paul has returned a file related to the appointment of Lokayukta to the state government here and asked it to start the process again by following appropriate rules and regulations.

Rains trigger landslide on Gangotri highway in Uttarakhand

More than five dozen people were stranded and the priest of a famous temple was trapped under debris in Gangotri after heavy rains triggered a landslide in the region on Tuesday morning, an official said.

Is Ramdev coming up with world-class varsity near Delhi like University of Houston?
Is Ramdev coming up with world-class varsity near Delhi like University of Houston?

Yoga Guru Ramdev is planning to start a world-class university in India in the next five years.

Seven killed, two injured after cloudburst in Uttarakhand's Pauri
Seven killed, two injured after cloudburst in Uttarakhand's Pauri

At least seven persons were killed and several others were left injured after a cloudburst triggered by heavy rain hit Pauri region of Uttarakhand on Monday. 

Heavy rains continue in Uttarakhand; Kedarnath Yatra disrupted
Heavy rains continue in Uttarakhand; Kedarnath Yatra disrupted

Heavy rains continued to affect most parts of Uttarakhand damaging the trek to Kedarnath, officials said on Saturday.

Security beefed up in Uttarakhand ahead of Independence Day
Security beefed up in Uttarakhand ahead of Independence Day

Security has been heightened at public places in Uttarakhand ahead of the Independence Day celebrations, a police official said on Wednesday.

UPCL corruption: PMO takes note of AAP complaint

The PMO has taken cognisance of a written complaint lodged by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) alleging corruption in Uttarakhand Power Corporation Limited (UPCL), the AAP said here on Monday.

Heavy rain alert in Uttarakhand

Rishikesh-Gangotri National Highway is blocked by debris near Helgugad, Laldhang and Gangnani in Uttarkashi district.

BJP demands Harish Rawat's resignation over rape victim's allegation
BJP demands Harish Rawat's resignation over rape victim's allegation

Uttarakhand BJP has demanded the resignation of Chief Minister Harish Rawat following allegations made by a woman in connection with a rape case lodged against BJP leader Harak Singh Rawat, saying "conspirators had no right to remain in power".

Relief for BJP MLA Harak Singh as complainant withdraws rape case against him
Relief for BJP MLA Harak Singh as complainant withdraws rape case against him

A 32-year-old woman from Assam, who had registered a rape case against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Harak Singh, has withdrawn her complaint.

OMG! Leopard barges into Nainital hotel room and stuns couple on vacation – Watch
OMG! Leopard barges into Nainital hotel room and stuns couple on vacation – Watch

A leopard smashed the window pane to get into the room as the couple cowered behind a bed to escape its notice.

BJP MLA Harak Singh Rawat booked in rape case - Know what happened
BJP MLA Harak Singh Rawat booked in rape case - Know what happened

The Uttarakhand Police on Saturday booked BJP leader Harak Singh Rawat after a complaint on charges of rape and harassment was lodged against him. 

This video will send shivers down your spine! Watch how people cross a raging river in Uttarakhand
This video will send shivers down your spine! Watch how people cross a raging river in Uttarakhand

The images posted by news agency ANI show local residents risking their lives while crossing a raging river stream on a makeshift bridge in Uttarkashi.

Chinese incursion along Uttarakhand border figures in Lok Sabha

The opposition Congress, Samajwadi Party and Trinamool Congress on Thursday raised in the Lok Sabha the incursion by Chinese troops along the Uttarakhand border earlier this month.

Cloud burst causes havoc in Uttarkashi

 Rains continued to wreck havoc in Uttarakhand on Thursday as destruction was reported from two villages after a cloud burst in Yamuna and Ganga valleys.

Chinese incursion in Uttarakhand clear case of intelligence failure: Defence Expert

Asserting that the reports of Chinese incursion in Uttarakhand was an extremely worrisome factor for India, Defence Expert P.K. Sehgal on Thursday stated that the grim development indicates that India is not as alert as it should be at it borders and also called for increased surveillance.

Chinese soldiers spotted in Uttarakhand's Chamoli; defence ministry says 'no incursion'
Chinese soldiers spotted in Uttarakhand's Chamoli; defence ministry says 'no incursion'

The Uttarakhand government said on Wednesday that Chinese troops had been spotted within its territory on July 19 by local officials who were asked to return. Army sources however said the incident took place on July 22.

AAP bats for 'Annual Statewide Corruption Index' to curb graft

 AAP unit of Uttarakhand today asked the Centre to publish an 'Annual Statewide Corruption Index' ranking states in accordance with their levels of corruption, in a bid to develop an institutional mechanism to discourage graft.

Minibus falls into gorge in Rishikesh-Chamba highway, 4 killed

Two persons were killed and four injured when a minibus fell into a gorge on Rishikesh-Chamba highway in Narendra Nagar area here, police said on Saturday.

SC declines permission to rebel Uttarakhand MLAs to attend Assembly session
SC declines permission to rebel Uttarakhand MLAs to attend Assembly session

Nine disqualified Uttarakhand Congress MLAs, who had approached the Supreme Court seeking permission to attend the upcoming session of the state Assembly, have failed to win approval from the apex court.

Islamic State terrorists planned to carry out attacks during Ardh Kumbh in Haridwar?
Islamic State terrorists planned to carry out attacks during Ardh Kumbh in Haridwar?

It's a major revelation by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in connection with terrorist activities in India.

Most rivers in Uttarakhand breach danger mark as rains continue
Most rivers in Uttarakhand breach danger mark as rains continue

Heavy rains continue to pound Uttarakhand causing most rivers to breach its danger mark.

Heavy rain disrupts normal life in several parts across India
Heavy rain disrupts normal life in several parts across India

Heavy downpour is disrupting normal life in several parts of country since last couple of days, however, the national capital has been experiencing major relief with the showers brining down the temperature significantly.

Heavy rains lash most parts of Uttarakhand, normal life hit
Heavy rains lash most parts of Uttarakhand, normal life hit

Heavy rains lashed most parts of Uttarakhand, affecting normal life and disrupting pilgrimage to Badrinath.

Rain alert issued in Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand government asked district authorities to take necessary precautions in the wake of MeT reports.

Decision to install police horse Shaktiman's statue final: Harish Rawat

A day after the sudden removal of a statue of police horse Shaktiman by authorities kicked up a row, Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Wednesday said the decision to install the statue at Rispana chawk and renaming the place after the horse was final.

Statue of police horse Shaktimaan removed on advise of astrologer?
Statue of police horse Shaktimaan removed on advise of astrologer?

On Monday, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat was scheduled to unveil the statue of Shaktimaan at the police lines, where it is buried, in Dehradun. 

Harish Rawat to inaugurate ''Shakitman Park'' in memory of slain horse

The `Shaktiman Park` has been constructed in Dehradun Police Line. 

Ready for open debate with opposition on sting CD case: Harish Rawat
Ready for open debate with opposition on sting CD case: Harish Rawat

Uttarakhand BJP president Ajay Bhatt had recently dared Rawat to an open debate on the sting CD case.

Char Dham Yatra still disrupted by weather
Char Dham Yatra still disrupted by weather

The Yamunotri and Gangotri highways are open for traffic.