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4.0-earthquake hits Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi

4.0-earthquake hits Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi

An earthquake of magnitude 4.0 on the Richter scale hit Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi on Thursday morning.

Jun 14, 2018, 06:52 AM IST
Ten new Swachh Iconic Places launched under Swachh Bharat Mission

Ten new Swachh Iconic Places launched under Swachh Bharat Mission

Swachh Bharat Mission, envisioned by the Prime Minister, is being coordinated by Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation with the support of state governments and local administration. 

Jun 13, 2018, 00:37 AM IST
Criminal contempt case against Uttarakhand High Court judge Lokpal Singh for alleged derogatory remarks against lawyers

Criminal contempt case against Uttarakhand High Court judge Lokpal Singh for alleged derogatory remarks against lawyers

A case of criminal contempt has been filed in the Uttarakhand High Court against Justice Lokpal Singh for allegedly using inappropriate language against lawyers, including a former judge and a woman

Jun 12, 2018, 11:25 AM IST
Passing out parade of IMA held in Dehradun

Passing out parade of IMA held in Dehradun

Nepalese Army Chief General Rajendra Chhetri was the reviewing officer for the parade.

Jun 10, 2018, 00:10 AM IST
Uttarakhand CM flags off trekking expedition to Gaumukh

Uttarakhand CM flags off trekking expedition to Gaumukh

The main objective behind the expedition is to create awareness about Ganga cleanliness and the need for tree plantation to revive the country's dying rivers, the chief minister said at the flag-off

Jun 09, 2018, 13:29 PM IST
Badrinath National Highway closed due to heavy rains

Badrinath National Highway closed due to heavy rains

The Badrinath National Highway was closed at two places on Friday due to minor landslides following heavy rains in parts of Uttarakhand last night.

Jun 01, 2018, 13:05 PM IST
BJP MLA Rajkumar Thukral questions Muslim youth's presence in Uttarakhand temple premises, defends violent mob

BJP MLA Rajkumar Thukral questions Muslim youth's presence in Uttarakhand temple premises, defends violent mob

Blaming the law and administration, the BJP MLA further questioned the intentions of the Muslim man and accused him of harming Hindu sentiments.

May 28, 2018, 17:27 PM IST
Uttarakhand Sikh police officer saves Muslim youth from violent mob, hailed as hero on social media

Uttarakhand Sikh police officer saves Muslim youth from violent mob, hailed as hero on social media

Sub-Inspector Gagandeep Singh is now being hailed as a hero for saving a Muslim youth from a violent mob in Uttarakhand. 

May 25, 2018, 17:21 PM IST
Snowfall, landslide disrupt yatra to Kedarnath, Badrinath shrines

Snowfall, landslide disrupt yatra to Kedarnath, Badrinath shrines

Over, 4,000 pilgrims safely returned to Gaurikund by the trek route after paying obeisance at Kedarnath despite bad weather.

May 09, 2018, 08:55 AM IST
Congress names candidate for Uttarakhand bypoll

Congress names candidate for Uttarakhand bypoll

The Congress on Wednesday named former MLA Jeet Ram as its candidate for the bypolls to the Tharali Assembly seat.

May 03, 2018, 00:12 AM IST
Bharat Bandh on April 10: Section 144 imposed in Nainital, ban on processions

Bharat Bandh on April 10: Section 144 imposed in Nainital, ban on processions

The district administration has put a complete ban on processions and 'dharna'. Strict action will be taken against lawbreakers, added the district administration.

Apr 10, 2018, 00:17 AM IST
Man, visiting Haridwar's Mansa Devi Temple, falls into gorge while taking selfie

Man, visiting Haridwar's Mansa Devi Temple, falls into gorge while taking selfie

A man was left seriously injured after he fell into 60-feet-deep gorge while trying to click a selfie on Sunday. The incident took place in Uttarakhand's Haridwar.

Apr 08, 2018, 17:59 PM IST
Rudraprayag: Violence erupts over fake Facebook post, 15 shops burnt down

Rudraprayag: Violence erupts over fake Facebook post, 15 shops burnt down

At least 15 shops were gutted in Agastyamuni and Gulabrai of Rudraprayag district on Friday, after a violence erupted over an allegedly fake Facebook post.

Apr 07, 2018, 18:48 PM IST
NDMA issues avalanche warning for Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand

NDMA issues avalanche warning for Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand

NDMA has issued an avalanche warning for next 24 hours for Baramulla, Bandipora and Kupwara.

Mar 13, 2018, 18:40 PM IST
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

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