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Uttarakhand: Polling underway in 84 urban local bodies, counting on Nov 20

Uttarakhand: Polling underway in 84 urban local bodies, counting on Nov 20

Polling is being held in 84 urban local bodies across Uttarakhand and the votes will be counted on November 20.

Nov 18, 2018, 08:56 AM IST
Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 jolts Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh district

Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 jolts Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh district

An earthquake of magnitude 5.0 on the Richter scale struck Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand on Sunday, as reported by news agency ANI.

Nov 11, 2018, 14:10 PM IST
In a first, no deaths or major accident in this year's Kedarnath Yatra

In a first, no deaths or major accident in this year's Kedarnath Yatra

Zee News' Harendra Negi reports that the local administration has claimed not a single person on the risky pilgrimage was even injured -  a testament to the facilities extended this year.

Nov 10, 2018, 16:32 PM IST
#MeToo: Uttarakhand BJP general secretary Sanjay Kumar sacked over sexual harassment charges

#MeToo: Uttarakhand BJP general secretary Sanjay Kumar sacked over sexual harassment charges

Sanjay Kumar, Uttarakhand BJP general secretary, has been accused of sexual harassment by a woman.

Nov 04, 2018, 14:02 PM IST
Supreme Court slams brake on construction of all-weather road in Gangotri, Kedarnath

Supreme Court slams brake on construction of all-weather road in Gangotri, Kedarnath

Zee News correspondent Sandeep Gusai reports that the SC has asked state and central governments to submit their replies in the matter by November 15.

Oct 23, 2018, 16:59 PM IST
Sant Gopal Das, who is on indefinite fast to save River Ganga, admitted to AIIMS Rishikesh

Sant Gopal Das, who is on indefinite fast to save River Ganga, admitted to AIIMS Rishikesh

This comes two days after activist GD Agarwal died who was also on an indefinite fast to save River Ganga.

Oct 13, 2018, 17:29 PM IST
Activist GD Agarwal, who was on fast to save Ganga, dies in Rishikesh

Activist GD Agarwal, who was on fast to save Ganga, dies in Rishikesh

Agarwal was on an indefinite fast in Haridwar since June 22 in a bid to urge the government to clean river Ganga.

Oct 11, 2018, 16:23 PM IST
Wanted to make Gujarat like South Korea when I was CM: PM Narendra Modi

Wanted to make Gujarat like South Korea when I was CM: PM Narendra Modi

PM Modi on Sunday inaugurated the investors summit in Uttarakhand.

Oct 07, 2018, 19:24 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi inaugurates two-day Investors Summit in Uttarakhand

PM Narendra Modi inaugurates two-day Investors Summit in Uttarakhand

The two-day Destination Uttarakhand Investors' Summit 2018 is likely to bring in huge investment for the state.

Oct 07, 2018, 12:13 PM IST
Earthquake of 3.4-magnitude hits Uttarakhand's Udham Singh Nagar

Earthquake of 3.4-magnitude hits Uttarakhand's Udham Singh Nagar

The tremors were felt at around 8:37 pm.

Oct 06, 2018, 21:57 PM IST
8 killed, 5 injured as bus rolls down gorge in Uttarakhand's Sonagarh

8 killed, 5 injured as bus rolls down gorge in Uttarakhand's Sonagarh

The injured people have been shifted to the district hospital.

Oct 05, 2018, 18:38 PM IST
Uttarakhand Assembly passes resolution seeking 'Rashtra Mata' status for cow

Uttarakhand Assembly passes resolution seeking 'Rashtra Mata' status for cow

The resolution, which was passed unanimously, was moved by state Animal Husbandry Minister Rekha Arya and passed.

Sep 19, 2018, 23:21 PM IST
Three minors among nine arrested for gang-raping Class 10 student in Dehradun

Three minors among nine arrested for gang-raping Class 10 student in Dehradun

The juvenile girl was allegedly gang-raped by 4-5 persons in Dehradun last month.

Sep 19, 2018, 10:30 AM IST
Uttarakhand HC lifts ban on river rafting, paragliding, other water sports

Uttarakhand HC lifts ban on river rafting, paragliding, other water sports

The court modified its own order after the Army filed an application in the court saying they had to undertake river rafting as a standard procedure. 

Sep 13, 2018, 12:12 PM IST
  Heavy rain likely to hit parts of Uttarakhand in next 48 hours: IMD

Heavy rain likely to hit parts of Uttarakhand in next 48 hours: IMD

The MeT department, earlier in the day, issued a heavy rain alert for 12 states.

Sep 09, 2018, 14:19 PM IST
Torrential rains, landslides form 100 metre long lake in Uttarakhand

Torrential rains, landslides form 100 metre long lake in Uttarakhand

"If it gains an outlet, it will be dangerous for villages. The administration has warned us not to go near the lake. We are also shifting our base due to this," said a local person.

Sep 01, 2018, 07:47 AM IST
High Court says fatwas are 'unconstitutional and illegal', bans them in Uttarakhand

High Court says fatwas are 'unconstitutional and illegal', bans them in Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand High Court has declared fatwas 'unconstitutional and illegal'.

Aug 31, 2018, 08:32 AM IST
3 dead after landslides in Uttarakhand's Kot village, 8 feared trapped under debris

3 dead after landslides in Uttarakhand's Kot village, 8 feared trapped under debris

Several houses collapsed due to landslides in Kot village near Buda Kedar in Uttarakhand on Wednesday morning.

Aug 29, 2018, 09:08 AM IST
Uttarakhand: 2 dead, 21 injured after bus falls into gorge in Tehri Garhwal

Uttarakhand: 2 dead, 21 injured after bus falls into gorge in Tehri Garhwal

At least two persons died and 21 injured after a a bus fell into a gorge near Pawki Devi in Tehri Garhwal on Tuesday morning. Thirteen, out the 21 injured, are in a critical condition.

Aug 28, 2018, 12:47 PM IST
Three of family die after vehicle washed away in overflowing Uttarakhand river

Three of family die after vehicle washed away in overflowing Uttarakhand river

The victims were on their way back to Delhi from their native village Bainjaro in Paudi Garhwal on Monday when the incident occurred.

Aug 28, 2018, 11:41 AM IST

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