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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
Cloudburst causes flash floods in Uttarakhand

Cloudburst causes flash floods in Uttarakhand

A sudden gush of floods hit Sarichamshil village in Uttarakhand`s Rudraprayag district on Thursday as the monsoon gathered momentum with heavy rains lashing the hill state during the past 24 hours.

Jul 04, 2019, 17:01 PM IST
Hunter kills leopard trapped inside government medical college building in Uttarakhand's Garhwal

Hunter kills leopard trapped inside government medical college building in Uttarakhand's Garhwal

Some employees of the college were present inside the building when the leopard made it way inside the compound and attacked one of the employees.

Jul 02, 2019, 16:13 PM IST
Teenager's body found in mysterious circumstance behind Badrinath shrine

Teenager's body found in mysterious circumstance behind Badrinath shrine

The body of a teenaged boy who went missing in Badrinath four days ago was found Wednesday under mysterious circumstances on a hill behind the Himalayan shrine on Wednesday creating a flutter in the

Jun 19, 2019, 22:42 PM IST
6 of a family, including children, dead in Dehradun car accident

6 of a family, including children, dead in Dehradun car accident

Six persons of a family died in a car accident in Uttarakhand's Dehradun on Monday. 

Jun 17, 2019, 15:55 PM IST
Uttarakhand: Temple priests cover donation boxes with clothes over 'salary issue'

Uttarakhand: Temple priests cover donation boxes with clothes over 'salary issue'

"I have received a few photographs and video in which it can be seen that these people have kept clothes on donation boxes. I am registering an FIR against them and immediate action will be taken,"

Jun 07, 2019, 10:18 AM IST
Uttarakhand Finance Minister Prakash Pant dies in US, 3-day state mourning declared

Uttarakhand Finance Minister Prakash Pant dies in US, 3-day state mourning declared

Uttarakhand Finance Minister Prakash Pant died on Wednesday while undergoing treatment for a lung ailment in the United States. The senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader was a legislator from his

Jun 05, 2019, 21:52 PM IST
Four ITBP trekkers, five IAF personnel join search for tourists missing in Nanda Devi

Four ITBP trekkers, five IAF personnel join search for tourists missing in Nanda Devi

Four climbers have been rescued while bodies of five have been recovered so far. Three more climbers - part of a multi-nation team - are still missing.

Jun 05, 2019, 10:17 AM IST
Uttarakhand: Bodies of 5 mountaineers, who went missing in Nanda Devi, found

Uttarakhand: Bodies of 5 mountaineers, who went missing in Nanda Devi, found

Apparently, the mountaineers perished in an avalanche while ascending an unscaled peak near the Nanda Devi East peak after they failed to scale the latter, an official said.

Jun 03, 2019, 16:47 PM IST
Cloudburst kills one in Uttarakhand

Cloudburst kills one in Uttarakhand

The flash floods that followed the cloudburst have inundated three villages of Chamoli and a few in Almora district, police said.

Jun 02, 2019, 23:24 PM IST
ITBP, SDRF continue search for missing foreign climbers, 4 rescued

ITBP, SDRF continue search for missing foreign climbers, 4 rescued

8 others are still missing and the ITBP along with the SDRF is continuing the search for the missing climbers on the 2nd day.

Jun 02, 2019, 15:50 PM IST
Uttarakhand Board Class 10 and Class 12 result 2019 announced; check ubse.uk.gov.in, examresults.net.in

Uttarakhand Board Class 10 and Class 12 result 2019 announced; check ubse.uk.gov.in, examresults.net.in

According to UBSE, a total 2,74,817 students had registered for the Class 10 board exams this year, out of which 76.43 percent have cleared the exam.

May 30, 2019, 12:05 PM IST