Uttarakhand News

Construction begins on 150-km Tanakpur-Pithoragarh stretch, will make it easier for armed forces to reach Indo-China border

Construction begins on 150-km Tanakpur-Pithoragarh stretch, will make it easier for armed forces to reach Indo-China border

The work on the all-weather road in Uttarakhand has begun with the construction of the 150-km Tanakpur-Pithoragarh stretch.

Nov 20, 2017, 23:56 PM IST

Uttrakhand Police's half marathon event on Dec 17

Buoyed by the success of its 'half marathon' event last year, Uttarakhand Police will organise its next edition on December 17 here to create awareness about road and women safety.

Nov 16, 2017, 00:04 AM IST
Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat accused of providing wrong information in election affidavit

Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat accused of providing wrong information in election affidavit

Trivendra Singh Rawat, a long-time RSS activist, took oath as the new Chief Minister of Uttarakhand on March 18, 2017.

Nov 15, 2017, 16:07 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi wishes people of Uttarakhand on foundation day

PM Narendra Modi wishes people of Uttarakhand on foundation day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday wished the people of Uttarakhand on the foundation day of the state. 

Nov 09, 2017, 09:10 AM IST
Man thrashed by five persons in Haridwar, no arrests yet; watch CCTV footage

Man thrashed by five persons in Haridwar, no arrests yet; watch CCTV footage

A man was attacked by five people in Haridwar's Laskar area in broad daylight. The entire incident has been captured in a CCTV.

Oct 30, 2017, 11:06 AM IST
Aadhaar goof-up: Over 800 in same village have January 1 as registered date of birth

Aadhaar goof-up: Over 800 in same village have January 1 as registered date of birth

The incident took place in Haridwar's Gaindi Khata village.

Oct 28, 2017, 10:22 AM IST
Develop a national vision, PM Modi tells IAS officer trainees

Develop a national vision, PM Modi tells IAS officer trainees

PM Modi on Thursday interacted with over 360 IAS officer trainees at LBSNAA.

Oct 27, 2017, 00:11 AM IST
Special protection teams in Uttarakhand to check cow slaughter, smuggling

Special protection teams in Uttarakhand to check cow slaughter, smuggling

The Uttarakhand Assembly had, in July, passed a bill banning cow slaughter in the state.

Oct 22, 2017, 14:15 PM IST

Shankaracharya Madhavashram Maharaj passes away at 76

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat was among the several people who paid their last respects to the Shankaracharya.

Oct 21, 2017, 19:09 PM IST
Congress was insecure when I had offered to help landslide victims: PM Modi in Kedarnath

Congress was insecure when I had offered to help landslide victims: PM Modi in Kedarnath

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday arrived at famous Kedarnath temple in Uttarakhand. 

Oct 20, 2017, 08:04 AM IST
Uttarakhand Congress passes resolution on Rahul Gandhi as party president

Uttarakhand Congress passes resolution on Rahul Gandhi as party president

The Uttarakhand Congress has passed a resolution urging Rahul Gandhi to take over as party president.

Oct 13, 2017, 15:51 PM IST
Case withdrawn against BJP MLA for 'killing' police horse Shaktiman

Case withdrawn against BJP MLA for 'killing' police horse Shaktiman

Shaktiman was injured on March 14, 2016 and his hind leg had to be amputated three days later. The police horse eventually died on April 20.

Oct 11, 2017, 10:06 AM IST
Uttarakhand: Kumaon food controller dismissed over PDS scam worth 600 crores

Uttarakhand: Kumaon food controller dismissed over PDS scam worth 600 crores

A scam worth Rs 600 crore was detected in the public distribution system of Uttarakhand by the special investigation team (SIT), which led to the dismissal of the regional food controller in Kumaon

Oct 05, 2017, 07:16 AM IST

PDS scam worth Rs 600 crore unearthed in Uttarakhand

This is the second scam to be detected by the Trivendra Singh Rawat government after the NH 74 scam, which was also unearthed in Udhamsingh Nagar district.

Oct 04, 2017, 13:31 PM IST

Rajnath Singh concludes four-day Uttarakhand visit

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday concluded his four-day visit to Uttarakhand.

Oct 01, 2017, 23:16 PM IST
Rajnath Singh to visit Indo-China border - first high-level visit after resolution of Doklam stand-off

Rajnath Singh to visit Indo-China border - first high-level visit after resolution of Doklam stand-off

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will on Thursday embark on a 4-day visit to Uttarakhand. 

Sep 28, 2017, 06:21 AM IST
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.

Sep 13, 2017, 17:47 PM IST

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.

Sep 12, 2017, 14:23 PM IST
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.

Sep 10, 2017, 17:48 PM IST
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.

Sep 02, 2017, 20:27 PM IST

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