Tigress killed after being hit by train

 A tigress was killed after it was hit by a speeding train at Ramnagar in Nainital district in the wee hours on Friday.

Dipak Rawat appointed Nainital DM

Dipak Rawat has been appointed as the new District Magistrate of Nainital.

Uttarakhand to set up milk development council to boost production

A milk development council will be set up in Uttarakhand to promote milk production in the state by creating better coordination among milk unions and linking the trade with self-employment.

Five killed in Uttarakhand landslide, heavy rain alert

Five people were killed in a landslide in Uttarakhand and the meteorological department Monday warned of another round of incessant downpour within 48 hours.

Delhi gangster with bounty of Rs 1 lakh on him arrested

Hasim Baba, a gangster who is involved in four murder cases, has been arrested, police said Friday.

Campaigning ends for five Lok Sabha seats in Uttarakhand

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.

PUCL demands release of AAP Nainital candidate Cheema

People`s Union for Civil Liberty on Monday held a demonstration here demanding the release AAP`s Nainital candidate Balli Singh Cheema who was arrested and lodged in Haldwani jail for alleged violation of Model Code of Conduct.

AAP`s Nainital candidate refuses bail, to contest from prison

Jailed AAP candidate from Nainital seat Balli Singh Cheema Thursday refused to accept bail and said he would contest the Lok Sabha polls from Haldwani jail where he is lodged for alleged violation of model code of conduct.

AAP`s Nainital candidate sent to jail for violating poll code

Aam Aadmi Party candidate from Nainital Lok Sabha seat Balli Singh Cheema and two of his associates were Tuesday sent to jail for staging a sit-in outside the SSP`s camp office here last night in violation of the model code of conduct, police said.

ND Tiwari not to contest from Nainital

Senior Congress leader Narayan Dutt Tiwari will not contest from Uttarakhand`s Nainital Lok Sabha constituency seat, his close aides said.

Facebook post sparks communal tension in Nainital

Communal tension broke out in Nainital district`s Ramnagar town after pictures hurtful to the religious sentiments of a particular community were uploaded on a social networking site, a senior police official said here.

Youth Congress leader suspended; police to quiz her for blackmail

Youth Congress General Secretary Ritu Khandiyal was on Monday suspended from her post for her alleged involvement in blackmailing an Uttarakhand government official, who has been accused of rape, even as police is trying to contact her.

Uttarakhand rape: Police team searches, seals club room in Nainital

A police team probing the alleged rape of a young woman by a senior bureaucrat on the pretext of giving her a government job, has reached Nainital, where the victim claimed she was violated.

Police records U`khand rape accused official`s statement

Uttarakhand police questioned a senior bureaucrat of Uttarakhand government, who has been charged with raping a young woman on the pretext of providing her a government job, and recorded his statement in the case.

BJYM leader, wife killed in road accident near Ramnagar

A BJYM leader and his wife were killed when their motorcycle fell into an irrigation canal at Ramnagar in Nainital district, police said today.

Cancer institute to come up in Nainital

To improve health facilities in Uttarakhand, Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad today announced a cancer institute for Haldwani in Nainital district and a cancer care centre at the Doon Hospital here.

16 dead in Nainital bus accident

At least 16 people were killed when a bus in which they were travelling rolled down a gorge in Nainital, police said Monday.

15 die as vehicle with marriage party plunges into gorge

Fifteen people were killed and 19 injured when a canter carrying a marriage party fell into a gorge near Kaladhungi in Uttarakhand`s Nainital district on Sunday evening, police said.

Six die in Nainital landslide

Six people were killed in a landslide in Uttarakhand`s Nainital district, officials said on Friday.

Rain fury claims six more lives in Uttarakhand

Rain fury continued in Uttarakhand where 6 persons were killed in landslide in Nainital even as lake formed by melting glacier near Badrinath prompted Chamoli district administration to sound alert.