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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.

 

Flash-flood washes away car in Uttarakhand's mighty Gandak River - Watch Video
Flash-flood washes away car in Uttarakhand's mighty Gandak River - Watch Video

A car was seen washing away after heavy rain triggered flood-like situation in Champawat district of Uttarakhand, reported ANI. The incident took place in Gandak River. 

Rain alert in Uttarakhand, heavy downpour in next 48 hours

Overcast conditions will prevail in Dehradun which may also receive one or two spells of rain during the period, the MeT office director, Bikram Singh told PTI.

Stop begging by children: Uttarakhand CRPC to govt

In case of children from Uttarakhand found begging, the state government should make arrangements for their security, health and education.

100 days of Uttarakhand govt: CM Trivendra Singh Rawat announces Dehradun-Haridwar metro
100 days of Uttarakhand govt: CM Trivendra Singh Rawat announces Dehradun-Haridwar metro

On promoting agriculture in border areas of the state, CM announced to give farmers loans up to Rs 1 lakh, but said it would be difficult for a small state like Uttarakhand to waive farm debts.

Bride refuses to come to husband's house due to lack of toilet in Uttarakhand's Haridwar

Prime Minister Modi launched Swachh Bharat Abhiyan on October 2, 2014 at Rajghat, New Delhi.

Yoga Day celebrated with enthusiasm throughout Uttarakhand

Early morning showers on Wednesday failed to dampen the enthusiasm of people as hundreds of them turned up at different venues across Uttarakhand to practice yogic asanas on the International Yoga Day.

MeT department issues heavy rainfall alert in Uttarakhand
MeT department issues heavy rainfall alert in Uttarakhand

The MeT department has predicted heavy rainfall in Uttarakhand for next 48 hours.

Now Uttarakhand farmers start protest, demand loan waiver after a cultivator commits suicide
Now Uttarakhand farmers start protest, demand loan waiver after a cultivator commits suicide

 SDM will conduct the inquiry to find if he had committed suicide due to bank loans and whether his crops have been covered under Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima yojana or not.

CBI to probe NH-74 scam: CM Trivendra Singh Rawat
CBI to probe NH-74 scam: CM Trivendra Singh Rawat

A preliminary enquiry had pegged the scam to be worth almost Rs 240 crore.

Monsoon to begin in Uttarakhand next week

Rains are occurring in the Char Dhaam region where thousands of people have arrived for the annual pilgrimage.
 

CM Trivendra Singh Rawat condoles death of engineer in chopper accident
CM Trivendra Singh Rawat condoles death of engineer in chopper accident

 Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat expressed grief at the death of an engineer in a helicopter accident in Badrinath on Saturday.

Indian Army will appoint women in military police first: General Bipin Rawat
Indian Army will appoint women in military police first: General Bipin Rawat

Chief of Army Staff General Bipin Rawat on Saturday said that women would first be inducted into the military police before considering other options in the armed force for them.

Dehradun: Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat attends Passing Out Parade ceremony
Dehradun: Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat attends Passing Out Parade ceremony

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat attended the Passing Out Parade held at the Indian Military Academy (IMA) on Saturday.

One killed, pilots injured in helicopter accident in Badrinath
One killed, pilots injured in helicopter accident in Badrinath

A crew member was killed and two pilots suffered injuries when a helicopter carrying pilgrims met with an accident while taking off from the Himalayan shrine of Badrinath in Uttarakhand on Saturday.

Three dead as car falls into ditch in Almora

Three people have died after their vehicle fell into a ditch in Almora district of Uttrakahand.

 

Heavy rains lash most places in Uttarakhand

Heavy rains lashed most parts of Uttarakhand on Wednesday, giving much needed relief to people across the hill state.

Uttarakhand: Plastic rice being sold in Haldwani markets
Uttarakhand: Plastic rice being sold in Haldwani markets

The food retailers in Uttarakhand's Haldwani district are openly selling plastic rice in markets.

Uttarakhand Congress protests against BJP's 'flip-flop' over CBI probe into NH-74 scam

Pradesh Congress president Pritam Singh accused the BJP government in the state of dragging its feet over the issue despite recommending a CBI probe into it.

Uttarakhand private doctors on token strike, demand security
Uttarakhand private doctors on token strike, demand security

IMA office-bearers pointed out that there were also a host of other problems for which they have decided to strike work.