Explosive device kept in pipe caused blast in Roorkee: Police

An explosive device kept in a pipe had caused the blast in Roorkee recently in which a 12-year-old schoolboy was killed, a senior police official on Tuesday said.

NIA starts probe into Roorkee explosion

Two days after a 12-year-old school boy was killed in an explosion in Roorkee town, Uttarakhand police have interrogated 8-10 persons even as the National Investigation Agency has started its probe into the blast.

One killed in blast outside college in Roorkee

A 10-year-old boy was killed on Saturday in an explosion here that took place metres away from a college, where Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) was holding an event to mark the anniversary of Babri mosque demolition.

School boy killed in explosion near VHP conference venue in Roorkee

A 12-year-old school boy was killed on Saturday when an object that he picked up from a garbage heap exploded in Roorkee town of Haridwar district.

Uttarakhand: Piran Kaliyar, nearby areas to be developed as tourist circuit

Piran Kaliyar, one of the most revered Muslim shrines in Uttarakhand, and other places of historic and religious significance around it will be developed as a tourist circuit, Chief Minister Harish Rawat said.

Three kidnapped children found, woman arrested

A woman who had allegedly kidnapped three minor children of a family on a pilgrimage to Kaliyar Dargah in Roorkee has been arrested, police said on Saturday.

IIT entrance exam result on June 23

The results for IIT (advanced) examination for the prestigious technical institutes would be announced on June 23.

Roorkee based dentist found murdered

A Roorkee-based dentist was found murdered at Dhamat village under Purkazi police station in the district here, police said.

Anna Hazare threatens to return Padma Bhushan

Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare on Tuesday thereatened to return the Padma Bhushan conferred upon him, accusing the UPA of betraying the nation on the issue of Lokpal.

Bangladesh national without visa held in Uttarakhand

A Bangladeshi national was held here after being found entering into the country illegally, police said on Friday.

Illegal arms manufacturing factory busted

Police have busted an illegal arms manufacturing factory and seized more than half a dozen country made pistols, cartridges and gun manufacturing equipments at Khero Shikohpur village near Roorkee.

Woman gang-raped by policemen in Roorkee

A woman was allegedly gang-raped by two constables while she was on her way to Mussourie in a car, police said today.

Deputy jailor shot dead in Roorkee

In a shocking incident, the deputy jailor posted at Roorkie jail was shot dead by unknown persons early Monday.

Suspected ISI agent held in Roorkee

A suspected ISI agent, who was providing vital information related to Army installations in Meerut and Roorkee to an officer of the Pakistani spy agency,
was arrested near Haridwar.

IIT student falls from building, dies

An IIT student died after he allegedly fell from the roof of a hostel located inside the
premises of the institute at Roorkee in Haridwar district of Uttarkhand.

Lipstick competition at IIT fest: Govt orders probe

A competition during IIT-Roorkee`s
annual festival whereby boys holding lipsticks in their mouth
applied them on girls has sparked a controversy.