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Six die after consuming spurious liquor in Uttarakhand's Dehradun

Six die after consuming spurious liquor in Uttarakhand's Dehradun

Six people died on Friday after consuming spurious liquor in Pathariya Peer area of Kotwali police station area. The police is currently carrying out investigations.

Sep 20, 2019, 19:36 PM IST
Earthquake of magnitude 4.3 hits Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh

Earthquake of magnitude 4.3 hits Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh

An earthquake of magnitude 4.3 on the Richter scale took place on Monday at Pithoragarh district in Uttarakhand. The tremors were felt at 8.04 pm near the border of India and Nepal.

Sep 16, 2019, 21:29 PM IST
After Gujarat, Uttarakhand government reduces traffic violation fines under New Motor Vehicles Act

After Gujarat, Uttarakhand government reduces traffic violation fines under New Motor Vehicles Act

Following in the steps of Gujarat government, Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat-led Uttarakhand government on Thursday announced a reduction in the fines under the new Motor Vehicles Act. This

Sep 12, 2019, 10:55 AM IST
Houses damaged, washed away in flash floods in Uttarakhand

Houses damaged, washed away in flash floods in Uttarakhand

Three houses were damaged while two washed away in flash floods following the cloudburst that occurred in Dharma village of Chamoli district in Uttarakhand late on Saturday.

Sep 08, 2019, 14:31 PM IST
3 dead as rainwater inundates house after cloudburst in Uttarakhand

3 dead as rainwater inundates house after cloudburst in Uttarakhand

One man and two women were killed, while several others got injured in a cloudburst in Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh district's Timtia village, in the wee hours of Saturday.

Sep 07, 2019, 13:17 PM IST
Helicopter services suspended in Arakot area near Uttarkashi after two consecutive crashes

Helicopter services suspended in Arakot area near Uttarkashi after two consecutive crashes

Following these incidents, authorities decided to suspend the chopper services in the area with immediate effect.

Aug 24, 2019, 11:46 AM IST
Three dead as helicopter involved in rescue operation crashes in Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi

Three dead as helicopter involved in rescue operation crashes in Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi

A helicopter involved in rescue mission in Uttarakhand’s Uttarkashi crashed on Wednesday.

Aug 21, 2019, 12:31 PM IST
Two dead, 5 feared trapped as house collapses in flash flood in Uttarakhand

Two dead, 5 feared trapped as house collapses in flash flood in Uttarakhand

At least two people died while around five others are feared to be trapped after a house in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district's Lankhi village collapsed in a flash flood caused due to incessant rains

Aug 12, 2019, 10:37 AM IST
House collapses after flash flood in Uttarakhand's Chamoli, incident caught on camera

House collapses after flash flood in Uttarakhand's Chamoli, incident caught on camera

A video showing a house in Vikas Khand Ghat in Chamoli district's Lankhi village in Uttarakhand as a flash flood hits, caused due to incessant rains in the area has surfaced online.

Aug 12, 2019, 09:15 AM IST
Uttarakhand: Two supporting cables of Ram Jhula bridge break, repair work underway

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
Kanwar Yatra: Schools, colleges to remain closed from July 23 to 30 in Haridwar

Kanwar Yatra: Schools, colleges to remain closed from July 23 to 30 in Haridwar

In wake of the ongoing "Kanwar Yatra", all the educational institutions, including schools and colleges in the district would remain closed from 23 July to 30 July.

Jul 20, 2019, 07:39 AM IST
Gun-toting Uttarakhand MLA Kunwar Pranav Singh Champion suspended by BJP for six years

Gun-toting Uttarakhand MLA Kunwar Pranav Singh Champion suspended by BJP for six years

In the video, which went viral within no time, Kunwar Pranav Champion was also caught mouthing abuses and dancing with three pistols and a rifle.

Jul 17, 2019, 16:18 PM IST
Closure of Lakshman Jhula done to ensure user safety: Uttarakhand CM

Closure of Lakshman Jhula done to ensure user safety: Uttarakhand CM

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said on Tuesday that the decision to close Lakshman Jhula for vehicular and pedestrian use was taken with the safety of users as the topmost priority

Jul 16, 2019, 17:53 PM IST
Badrinath Highway shut after boulders block road; likely to reopen on Saturday

Badrinath Highway shut after boulders block road; likely to reopen on Saturday

Around 200 pilgrims have been put up in Badrinath and around 800 pilgrims en route to Badrinath are accommodated at a gurudwara in Govindghat.

Jul 13, 2019, 08:07 AM IST
Uttarakhand to host first-ever Himalayan states' conclave on July 28

Uttarakhand to host first-ever Himalayan states' conclave on July 28

Uttarakhand will host the first-ever Himalayan states` conclave here on July 28 where the prime focus will be on sustainable development.

Jul 12, 2019, 19:30 PM IST
52 government hospital doctors in Uttarakhand relieved from duty

52 government hospital doctors in Uttarakhand relieved from duty

As many as 52 doctors employed by the state government's health department in Uttarakhand have been relieved from duties officially, state Secretary of Medical Education Nitish Jha said in a

Jul 11, 2019, 21:11 PM IST
BJP suspends Uttarakhand MLA indefinitely after gun dance video goes viral

BJP suspends Uttarakhand MLA indefinitely after gun dance video goes viral

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday suspended its MLA from Uttarakhand's Khanpur, Pranav Singh Champion for an indefinite period after a video showing him dancing to Hindi Bollywood songs while

Jul 11, 2019, 19:53 PM IST
Uttarakhand BJP MLA caught on camera dancing to Hindi songs with guns in hands

Uttarakhand BJP MLA caught on camera dancing to Hindi songs with guns in hands

In the video, BJP MLA Kunwar Pranav can be seen mouthing abuses and dancing with three pistols and a rifle.

Jul 10, 2019, 16:51 PM IST
Ganga close to danger mark in Rishikesh as heavy rainfall lashes Uttarakhand

Ganga close to danger mark in Rishikesh as heavy rainfall lashes Uttarakhand

The IMD has issued an alert of heavy to very heavy rainfall for all districts of Uttarakhand, including Dehradun. 

Jul 10, 2019, 10:41 AM IST
Earthquake measuring 3.1 on Richter scale hits Uttarkashi, tremors felt in Rudraprayag

Earthquake measuring 3.1 on Richter scale hits Uttarkashi, tremors felt in Rudraprayag

The low-intensity earthquake struck Uttarkashi around 9 PM.

Jul 06, 2019, 22:08 PM IST