Man torches train coach in Haridwar after being denied ID card

Police is conducting further investigation in the matter and finding out whether the accused has any criminal record.

Nov 29, 2019, 09:16 AM IST

'Game of Thrones' stars Emilia Clarke, Rose Leslie on Indian adventure

"NAMASKAR India," Clarke wrote as she began her post. 

Aug 30, 2019, 17:18 PM IST

How closing Rishikesh's Lakshman Jhula has taken a toll on local businesses

While the bridge was shut for safety reasons, local traders say they have been suffering from financial woes as footfall in markets close to Lakshman Jhula has come down to a trickle.

Jul 30, 2019, 16:42 PM IST

Uttarakhand: Two supporting cables of Ram Jhula bridge break, repair work underway

The footfall increased significantly after the government stopped movement on the Laxman Jhula bridge on July 15.

Jul 28, 2019, 00:11 AM IST

Rishikesh's iconic Lakshman Jhula closes down for public over safety reasons

Lakshman Jhula, the nearly century-old suspension bridge across the Ganges in Rishikesh, was closed on Friday by the local administration citing weak structure due to old age and high tourist footfall.

Jul 12, 2019, 21:39 PM IST

Activist GD Agarwal, who was on fast to save Ganga, dies in Rishikesh

Agarwal was on an indefinite fast in Haridwar since June 22 in a bid to urge the government to clean river Ganga.

Oct 11, 2018, 16:23 PM IST

Ganga crosses danger mark in Haridwar, authorities on alert

With heavy rains lashing several parts of Uttarakhand, the water level in Ganga at Haridwar was measured at 293.25 metres at 0600hrs on Sunday.

Aug 26, 2018, 07:47 AM IST

At least 16 killed as bus falls into 250-metre-deep gorge in Uttarakhand

There were 25 people onboard the bus when the accident took place.

Jul 19, 2018, 10:14 AM IST

This group of foreigners recite Hanuman Chalisa melodiously and it will soothe your mind—Watch

The video has been shared on Facebook by a user named 'Ek Hindustani'.

Jul 18, 2018, 16:16 PM IST

Govinda offers prayers at Neelkanth temple in Rishikesh

Actor Govinda reached Rishikesh on Thursday and offered prayers at the Neelkanth Mahadev Temple of Lord Shiva.

Jan 04, 2018, 18:21 PM IST

NGT bans use and sale of plastic items along banks of River Ganga

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Friday put a blanket ban on the usage and sale of plastic items including bags, cutlery along with the banks of river Ganga. The ban extends to Haridwar's Har Ki Pauri ghat, Rishikesh, and upper areas in Uttarkashi. 

Dec 15, 2017, 14:09 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

Three dead as truck falls off road in Uttarakhand

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

Aug 20, 2017, 17:48 PM IST

Stamps release, water puja, meditation mark Yoga celebrations at UN

More than 1,000 people, including permanent representatives of several nations, diplomats, UN staff and yoga enthusiasts attended the outdoor "Yoga Session with Yoga Masters" session on Tuesday at the UN headquarters on the eve of the Third IDY.

Jun 21, 2017, 15:19 PM IST

Women in Uttarakhand village fight penury to become entrepreneurs

Women for WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for All) initiative which is to enable women from villages and slums to become entrepreneurs.

Jun 14, 2017, 10:27 AM IST

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.

Jun 07, 2017, 12:13 PM IST

Rishikesh-Badrinath highway opens post massive landslide

The Rishikesh-Badrinath National Highway which was shut on Friday near Vishnuprayag in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district due to a massive landslide was re-opened for traffic on Sunday.

May 21, 2017, 09:44 AM IST

Prem Chandra Agrawal elected Uttarakhand Assembly Speaker

Three-time BJP MLA from Rishikesh, Prem Chandra Agrawal, was on Thursday elected unopposed as the Speaker of the Uttarakhand Assembly.

Mar 23, 2017, 12:37 PM IST

Yoga will start era of harmony: PM Narendra Modi

Yoga will lead to a new era of togetherness and harmony, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday.

Mar 02, 2017, 14:32 PM IST

Are you on a soul discovery trip? Explore THESE spiritual getaways in India

Whether you want to explore your spiritual side or go on a soul discovery trip, you can try going to Ladakh, Goa or Ajmer on a wanderlust.

Sep 23, 2016, 09:11 AM IST