Twenty-three persons were injured, three of them seriously, when a state-owned bus they were travelling in fell into a gorge in Almora district in the wee hours.
In a bid to revive the tourism sector badly hit by last year`s calamity in Uttarakhand, the state government has identified over a dozen places spread over eight districts to develop them as adventure tourism destinations.
The first batch of 56 pilgrims have arrived in Almora, Uttarakhand, for their annual pilgrimage to Kailash Mansarovar in Tibet, the water of which is believed to cleanse Hindus of all of their sins.
Curtains came down on campaigning for five Lok Sabha seats in Uttarakhand, where about 70 lakh voters will elect MPs from over 70 candidates on May 7.
Senior BJP leader LK Advani on Friday favoured US-style public debate between main competing candidates for the post of Prime Minister in India.
Almora : Four members of a family were killed and two seriously injured when the car they were travelling in fell into a river near Masi, 95 km from Almora, police said on Sunday.
Rains in Uttarakhand hampered road restoration and relief work as efforts were intensified to search for Almora SDM who was swept away by river Mandakini in Kedarnath in Rudraprayag.
At least seven people were killed and 40 injured when a bus carrying 65 members of a marriage party fell into a gorge near Devidura in the district on Friday.
A hotel worker who was
allegedly posing as a superintendent of police and threatening
people over telephone was arrested here, police said on Saturday.
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