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Man-eater leopard shot dead by forest officials in Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh

Man-eater leopard shot dead by forest officials in Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh

The leopard was declared man-eater by the forest department and was shot dead during an operation last night.

Oct 05, 2019, 13:20 PM IST
BJP expels 40 members 'for indulging in anti-party activities' in Uttarakhand

BJP expels 40 members 'for indulging in anti-party activities' in Uttarakhand

In a major development, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday expelled 40 members from its Uttarakhand unit for alleged "anti-party activities".

Sep 29, 2019, 20:37 PM IST
Uttarakhand: Landslide disrupts movement on local bridge

Uttarakhand: Landslide disrupts movement on local bridge

The rainfall also led to boulders falling down of a hill causing the people living near it to vacate their houses in order to save their lives.

Sep 05, 2019, 19:47 PM IST
5 people missing, several houses damaged after cloudburst in Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi

5 people missing, several houses damaged after cloudburst in Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi

A cloudburst hit Uttarkashi region of Uttarakhand on Sunday, flattening homes in several villages and leaving many residents trapped.

Aug 18, 2019, 14:58 PM IST
How closing Rishikesh's Lakshman Jhula has taken a toll on local businesses

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
Dalit man killed for eating in front of 'upper caste' men at Tehri wedding

Dalit man killed for eating in front of 'upper caste' men at Tehri wedding

The deceased, a Dalit, was thrashed by the upper caste men at a wedding after they saw him eating in front of them. 

May 07, 2019, 12:27 PM IST
Dehradun Police to use DNA testing to save children from begging racket

Dehradun Police to use DNA testing to save children from begging racket

In many cases, it has been suspected that innocent children never get to see their parents while those guilty of putting them to begging end up claiming to be their fathers and mothers.

Apr 21, 2019, 09:50 AM IST
Travelling to Uttarakhand hills? IMD asks tourists, locals to remain alert

Travelling to Uttarakhand hills? IMD asks tourists, locals to remain alert

IMD has said it will issue a red alert and that heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely till July 3.

Jul 02, 2018, 11:29 AM IST
India gears up for Yoga Day on Thursday, PM Modi to lead 50,000 enthusiasts in Dehradun's FRI

India gears up for Yoga Day on Thursday, PM Modi to lead 50,000 enthusiasts in Dehradun's FRI

The United Nations General Assembly in December 2014 had declared that June 21 would be observed as International Day of Yoga every year.

Jun 21, 2018, 00:32 AM IST
Man consumes poison in BJP office over notes ban & GST, dies

Man consumes poison in BJP office over notes ban & GST, dies

He had cited losses incurred due to demonetisation and GST before taking the extreme step.

Jan 09, 2018, 19:21 PM IST
Uttarakhand madrassas refuse to display PM Narendra Modi's photo on 'religious grounds'

Uttarakhand madrassas refuse to display PM Narendra Modi's photo on 'religious grounds'

Office bearers of madrassas in Uttarakhand held consultations after which they decided they will not comply with the directive "on religious grounds."

Jan 05, 2018, 09:31 AM IST

Uttarakhand CM suspends absentee doctors after surprise check at Dehradoon hospital

Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat has ordered the suspension of two resident doctors and a nurse at the Doon Hospital here, after making a surprise visit last night.

Jun 01, 2017, 19:53 PM IST
Uttarakhand: Massive landslide strikes near Badrinath route, 15,000 tourists stranded

Uttarakhand: Massive landslide strikes near Badrinath route, 15,000 tourists stranded

At least 15,000 tourists are believed to have been stranded after a massive landslide occured near Vishnuprayag on Badrinath route in Uttarakhand on Friday. 

May 19, 2017, 20:30 PM IST
Harish Rawat takes responsibility for Congress' downfall in Uttarakhand

Harish Rawat takes responsibility for Congress' downfall in Uttarakhand

Outgoing Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Sunday took responsibility for the Congress' dismal show in the state and said that it was his shortcomings that he could not lead the grand old

Mar 12, 2017, 16:25 PM IST
FULL SPEECH VIDEO: Public chants 'Modi, Modi'as PM Narendra Modi addresses massive crowd in Dehradun

FULL SPEECH VIDEO: Public chants 'Modi, Modi'as PM Narendra Modi addresses massive crowd in Dehradun

PM Narendra Modi on Tuesday addressed a Parivartan Rally in Dehradun of Uttarakhand.

Dec 27, 2016, 13:38 PM IST
When Robert Vadra had verbal spat with BJP MLA Ganesh Joshi over police horse Shaktiman's death - ALL DETAILS HERE

When Robert Vadra had verbal spat with BJP MLA Ganesh Joshi over police horse Shaktiman's death - ALL DETAILS HERE

Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra on Sunday had a verbal spat with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Ganesh Joshi at the Dehradun Aiport.

Aug 28, 2016, 13:57 PM IST

U'khand cloudburst: Chamoli's Jakhni village turns a picture of destruction

Flashfloods wreaked havoc in Chamoli district, with houses washed away and the entire area strewn all over with huge boulders.

Jul 05, 2016, 18:58 PM IST