Uttarakhand News

Almora bus accident leaves 12 dead, rescue operations underway

Almora bus accident leaves 12 dead, rescue operations underway

The State Disaster Response Fund or SDRF team rushed to the spot of the accident.

Mar 13, 2018, 12:49 PM IST
Uttarakhand government issues directives for class 10, 12 board examinations – Section 144 at centres, no loudspeakers

Uttarakhand government issues directives for class 10, 12 board examinations – Section 144 at centres, no loudspeakers

Uttarakhand class 10 and class 12 board examinations are slated to begin on March 6 and March 5 respectively.

Mar 01, 2018, 22:03 PM IST
Released after 20 years, this man wants to go back to jail

Released after 20 years, this man wants to go back to jail

After spending more than two decades in prison, a person is likely to be excited to go back to home. 

Feb 08, 2018, 12:00 PM IST
BJP-led Uttarakhand government spends Rs 68.59 lakh on tea, snacks over 9 months

BJP-led Uttarakhand government spends Rs 68.59 lakh on tea, snacks over 9 months

An RTI has revealed that the BJP government in Uttarakhand led by Trivendra Singh Rawat has spent a whopping Rs 68.59 lakh in nine months on tea and snacks.

Feb 07, 2018, 07:07 AM IST
Uttarakhand fake encounter: HC convicts 7 cops, frees 10

Uttarakhand fake encounter: HC convicts 7 cops, frees 10

The Delhi High Court today gave life imprisonment to seven suspended Uttarakhand policemen for killing a 22-year-old MBA student in a fake encounter in Dehradun in 2009.

Feb 06, 2018, 15:32 PM IST
Man consumes poison at BJP office, dies; Uttarakhand CM orders probe

Man consumes poison at BJP office, dies; Uttarakhand CM orders probe

The man, Prakash Pandey, had consumed poison at a janta darbar in Dehradun.

Jan 09, 2018, 23:36 PM IST
Uttarakhand madrassas have not refused to display PM Modi's photos: Board

Uttarakhand madrassas have not refused to display PM Modi's photos: Board

Uttarakhand CM too condemned state madrassas for their refusal to put up a portrait of the Prime Minister in their respective offices.

Jan 07, 2018, 07:11 AM IST
Madarsas should install portrait of PM: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat

Madarsas should install portrait of PM: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat today criticised the madarsas in the state for their refusal to put up a portrait of Prime Minister Narendra Modi inside their premises, asking them

Jan 06, 2018, 23:07 PM IST
Uttarakhand High Court for death sentence to those who rape minors

Uttarakhand High Court for death sentence to those who rape minors

The HC bench observed that it is the state government which can bring an appropriate legislation to impose death penalties on convicts, who are found guilty of raping minors aged 15 or below.

Jan 06, 2018, 18:24 PM IST
Rajnath Singh meets ITBP personnel in Nelong in Uttarakhand - In Pics

Rajnath Singh meets ITBP personnel in Nelong in Uttarakhand - In Pics

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday reviewed the operational preparedness of a forward ITBP unit in Nelong Valley.

Jan 02, 2018, 00:31 AM IST
Pulwama attack: Sacrifice of our jawans won't go in vain, says Rajnath Singh

Pulwama attack: Sacrifice of our jawans won't go in vain, says Rajnath Singh

Five CRPF men were killed when heavily armed terrorists stormed the camp of the paramilitary force at Lethpora.

Jan 01, 2018, 22:49 PM IST
Govt to connect all posts along Indo-China border by roads: Rajnath Singh

Govt to connect all posts along Indo-China border by roads: Rajnath Singh

Rajnath Singh ringed in the new year with the troops of the ITBP at the border post of Nelong in Uttarakhand.

Jan 01, 2018, 22:34 PM IST
Rajnath Singh visits ITBP battalion HQ in Uttarkashi's Matli, to clebrate New Year with troops

Rajnath Singh visits ITBP battalion HQ in Uttarkashi's Matli, to clebrate New Year with troops

Rajnath Singh on Sunday visited the ITBP battalion headquarters in Uttarkashi's Matli.

Dec 31, 2017, 18:33 PM IST
How Uttarakhand is paving way for reopening of bars shut due to SC order

How Uttarakhand is paving way for reopening of bars shut due to SC order

The Uttarakhand government has brought bar licences under the service sector, paving way for reopening of a number of restaurants and bars which had shut shop following a Supreme Court order banning

Dec 29, 2017, 09:00 AM IST
‘Bank of Happiness’ opened in Uttarakhand for helping the poor

‘Bank of Happiness’ opened in Uttarakhand for helping the poor

 The motive behind the move is to help the poor and downtrodden.

Dec 22, 2017, 09:01 AM IST
WATCH: Leopard creates ruckus, enters house in Dehradun

WATCH: Leopard creates ruckus, enters house in Dehradun

A leopard created a ruckus in a residential colony after it entered a house in Uttarakhand.

Dec 19, 2017, 21:37 PM IST
Snowfall, rains add to chill across Uttarakhand

Snowfall, rains add to chill across Uttarakhand

Widespread rains were reported from most places in the last 24 hours while 1-2 feet of snow was received in areas located above 3,000 feet.

Dec 12, 2017, 16:52 PM IST
UP Police sending criminals to 'right place': Uttarakhand CM

UP Police sending criminals to 'right place': Uttarakhand CM

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Monday lauded his Uttar Pradesh counterpart Yogi Adityanath for his drive against criminals and said that he will also ask the police in the hill

Dec 04, 2017, 17:22 PM IST
Previous govts did not try to resolve UP-Uttarakhand issues: CM Trivendra Singh Rawat

Previous govts did not try to resolve UP-Uttarakhand issues: CM Trivendra Singh Rawat

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat today accused the previous governments of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and at the Centre of not making any efforts to resolve the disputes between the

Dec 03, 2017, 23:09 PM IST

Major quake likely to hit north India, says chief of seismology centre

A major earthquake of magnitude 8 is due to hit Uttarakhand`s Garhwal Himalaya, warned National Centre for Seismology Director Dr Vineet Gehlot on Wednesday.

Nov 23, 2017, 00:57 AM IST

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