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French Ambassador opens solar plant in Uttarakhand
French Ambassador opens solar plant in Uttarakhand

The plant, built by Technique Solaire in Maheshwari village in Haridwar district, would generate 5.5 MWp, which is the equivalent of the local electricity consumption of 13,500 inhabitants.

Uttarakhand orders probe into kidney racket

Two people were arrested after the racket was busted on Monday. A case has been registered against 15 others, including staff from the Gangotri Charitable Hospital.

China, Pakistan not threat to India, says Army chief Bipin Rawat
China, Pakistan not threat to India, says Army chief Bipin Rawat

“None of the country (China or Pakistan) is a threat,” the Hindustan Times quoted Rawat as saying in Dehradun.

Muslims offer namaz in gurudwara on Eid-ul-Adha
Muslims offer namaz in gurudwara on Eid-ul-Adha

The HGPC chief said they have offered their space for offering namaz to the Muslim brethren under similar circumstances in the past as well.

Ex-Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat hospitalised in Delhi
Ex-Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat hospitalised in Delhi

The 69-year-old Congress leader was admitted to the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital (SGRH) last evening.

IIT Roorkee looks at record breaking pre-placement offers
IIT Roorkee looks at record breaking pre-placement offers

The highest package offered during the pre-placements has been Rs 28.16 lakh per annum.

Develop Katarpur village as 'gau tirth': RSS to Uttarakhand govt

The decision was taken at a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat at his residence and was attended by senior RSS members, a statement by the organisation read.

Three dead as truck falls off road in Uttarakhand

Two people are said to be injured in the accident, while three died on spot.

Chlorine gas leak at Uttarakhand Jal Sansthan in Dehradun; over 20 hospitalised
Chlorine gas leak at Uttarakhand Jal Sansthan in Dehradun; over 20 hospitalised

More than 20 people were hospitalised on Friday after chlorine gas leaked at 'Uttarakhand Jal Sansthan' here.

Uttarakhand cloudburst: 4 soldiers, 3 civilians missing in Mangta Nala; Kailash Mansarovar Yatra route affected
Uttarakhand cloudburst: 4 soldiers, 3 civilians missing in Mangta Nala; Kailash Mansarovar Yatra route affected

Four soldiers and three civilians are reportedly missing after a cloudburst hit the Mangta Nala region of Uttarakhand on Monday.

Braid chopping mystery continues; Now, middle-aged woman's tresses cut in Uttarakhand
Braid chopping mystery continues; Now, middle-aged woman's tresses cut in Uttarakhand

Yet another incident of braid chopping under mysterious circumstances has been reported from Udham Singh Nagar's Kichha area in Uttarakhand.

Shocking! Bus slips into gorge due to landslide in Uttarakhand - WATCH
Shocking! Bus slips into gorge due to landslide in Uttarakhand - WATCH

A bus carrying 20 passengers slipped into a gorge due to landslide, reported ANI on Saturday.

Cloudburst kills five in Uttarakhand

The torrential downpour also lead to leaking of current in the Refugee Colony leading to short-circuit at some places.

 

'Pakistan murdabad' slogans raised as Army Major Kamlesh Pandey's mortal remains reach Uttarakhand
'Pakistan murdabad' slogans raised as Army Major Kamlesh Pandey's mortal remains reach Uttarakhand

Major Kamlesh Pandey and a soldier were killed in Shopian district in an ambush by the Hizbul Mujahideen militants.

Uttarakhand teacher strips girl students over poor scores in English, booked
Uttarakhand teacher strips girl students over poor scores in English, booked

A public school teacher here has been booked for stripping two girl students in the classroom for faring poorly in the English test, a senior police official said on Thursday.

Chinese Army enters into Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district amid Doklam stand-off
Chinese Army enters into Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district amid Doklam stand-off

India and China are currently at loggerheads over Doklam plateau in Bhutan.

Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat tweets in Garhwali for promotion of local dialects

To promote Uttarakhand's local dialects, Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Thursday posted two tweets in Garhwali and asked people to communicate with him in local languages on social media.

Heavy rains likely to hit Uttarakhand

Heavy showers are likely to occur at isolated places especially in Kumaon over the next 48 hours.

PM Narendra Modi invited to inaugurate Himalayan meet in Dehradun in Sept

A Himalayan declaration will be issued at the end of the meet through which the Niti Ayog will be apprised of the deliberations held at the two-day event.

Police discovers suspicious object from Haridwar's Kanwar Yatra camp
Police discovers suspicious object from Haridwar's Kanwar Yatra camp

During the month of 'Sawan', thousands of devotees participate in Yatras that hold religious importance.

Rain alert in Uttarakhand, heavy downpour in next 24 hours in Uttarkashi, Dehradun, Chamoli, Rudraprayag

The weather department on Tuesday issued a heavy rain alert in many parts of Uttarakhand over the next 24 hours.

Baba Ramdev goes beyond Yoga, Ayurveda, launches private security firm 'Parakram Suraksha'
Baba Ramdev goes beyond Yoga, Ayurveda, launches private security firm 'Parakram Suraksha'

Noted Yoga guru and founder of the Patanjali Ayurveda has now made a foray into the lucrative security business.

National Green Tribunal bans dumping of waste within 500 metres of Ganga, orders Rs 50,000 fine on those who violate rules
National Green Tribunal bans dumping of waste within 500 metres of Ganga, orders Rs 50,000 fine on those who violate rules

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday banned the dumping of any kind of waste within 500 metres of the Holy river Ganga's edge and called for strict against those who violate its order.

Goods train runs without engine for 8 kms in Uttarakhand – Watch dramatic video
Goods train runs without engine for 8 kms in Uttarakhand – Watch dramatic video

A major tragedy was averted, when a goods train ran without an engine for around eight kms in Uttarakahnd's Khatima area on Wednesday.

Heavy rains pound Uttarakhand

The Regional Met Office warned of heavy to very heavy rains till Friday. 

Mukherjee inaugurates presidential retreat annexe in Dehradun

Mukherjee, who was on a day-long visit here, was received by Uttarakhand Governor K K Paul and Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat at the airport.

Supreme Court adjourns Uttarakhand disqualified MLAs case

The conflict between the Congress and their legislators arose during a debate over the Finance Bill during Budget Session of the Uttarakhand Assembly.

Uttarakhand: Clashes break out between two groups over social media post
Uttarakhand: Clashes break out between two groups over social media post

Tension gripped the town when a minor boy allegedly posted 'offensive' picture of the Kedarnath shrine on Facebook.

 

Landslide in Uttarakhand kills five
Landslide in Uttarakhand kills five

According to reports, the rescue team found five dead bodies from the debris. The injured have been rushed to the Dharchula Elementary hospital.