Uttarakhand News

Pakistani prisoner lodged in Jaipur Central Jail found dead after brawl with other inmates

Pakistani prisoner lodged in Jaipur Central Jail found dead after brawl with other inmates

The deceased Pakistani prisoner was identified as Shakar Ullah.

Feb 21, 2019, 06:42 AM IST
Kashmiri students safe in Uttarakhand, says PDP MP Mir Mohammad Fayaz

Kashmiri students safe in Uttarakhand, says PDP MP Mir Mohammad Fayaz

Asking not to worry, Fayaz added that the police have been supportive and the administration of the colleges has also been cooperative. 

Feb 19, 2019, 23:37 PM IST
Thousands pay homage to Major Vibhuti Dhoundiyal, who died fighting terrorists in J&K's Pulwama

Thousands pay homage to Major Vibhuti Dhoundiyal, who died fighting terrorists in J&K's Pulwama

Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat placed a wreath on the coffin carrying Major Vibhuti Dhoundiyal.

Feb 19, 2019, 12:04 PM IST
Mortal remains of Major Bisht arrives home, 19 days before marriage ​date

Mortal remains of Major Bisht arrives home, 19 days before marriage ​date

Major Chitresh Singh Bisht had lost his life on Saturday when he was attempting to diffuse an IED planted by terrorists near the LoC in J&K's Naushera district. 

Feb 18, 2019, 09:55 AM IST
Rumours being spread over thrashing of Kashmiri students in Uttarakhand: CM Rawat

Rumours being spread over thrashing of Kashmiri students in Uttarakhand: CM Rawat

On Saturday, reports surfaced from various parts of the country that people belonging to Jammu and Kashmir were intimidated by locals in the aftermath of Pulwama attack.

Feb 17, 2019, 21:46 PM IST
Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat pays tribute to slain CRPF jawan in Dehradun

Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat pays tribute to slain CRPF jawan in Dehradun

Rawat also turned a pallbearer as the coffin was placed in a vehicle to be taken to Haridwar for last rites.

Feb 17, 2019, 00:13 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi to visit Uttarakhand, launch development project in Rudrapur

PM Narendra Modi to visit Uttarakhand, launch development project in Rudrapur

The venue of the meeting is Udham Singh Nagar district.

Feb 14, 2019, 07:05 AM IST
Hooch tragedy: Uttarakhand CM announces compensation for kin of victims

Hooch tragedy: Uttarakhand CM announces compensation for kin of victims

Uttarakhand government has suspended 17 administration and police personnel and ordered a magisterial probe.

Feb 09, 2019, 15:14 PM IST
Hooch tragedy leaves 42 dead in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand

Hooch tragedy leaves 42 dead in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand

A magisterial probe has been ordered into the incidents.

Feb 08, 2019, 22:15 PM IST
Uttarakhand: 12 die in Roorkee after consuming illicit liquor

Uttarakhand: 12 die in Roorkee after consuming illicit liquor

A total of 13 excise officials have been suspended in connection with the case.

Feb 08, 2019, 13:46 PM IST
Uttarakhand schools to remain shut on Thursday over heavy snow predictions

Uttarakhand schools to remain shut on Thursday over heavy snow predictions

The Meterological Department issued fresh warning of heavy snowfall and rain across the hill state over the next 36 hours. 

Feb 06, 2019, 21:13 PM IST
Uttarakhand approves 10% reservation for economically weaker sections in general category

Uttarakhand approves 10% reservation for economically weaker sections in general category

The Uttarakhand government on Wednesday approved 10% reservation in education and employment opportunities for economically weaker sections in the general category. With this, Uttarakhand became the

Feb 06, 2019, 20:45 PM IST
Uttarakhand: Kedarnath Temple turns white after heavy snowfall in Rudraprayag

Uttarakhand: Kedarnath Temple turns white after heavy snowfall in Rudraprayag

Uttarakhand's Kedarnath Temple turned white following heavy snowfall in Rudraprayag district on Tuesday. 

Feb 05, 2019, 23:29 PM IST
Uttarakhand government employees go on mass leave demanding timely promotions

Uttarakhand government employees go on mass leave demanding timely promotions

Secretary Secretariat Union said that a mass rally will be held across the state on February 4 and if the government fails to accept our demands then the employees may declare a state-wide shutdown.

Jan 31, 2019, 12:44 PM IST
8 killed as van falls into gorge near Pithoragarh road in Uttarakhand's Champawat

8 killed as van falls into gorge near Pithoragarh road in Uttarakhand's Champawat

The accident occurred when the vehicle was en route to a ghat cremation ground, police said.

Jan 27, 2019, 16:53 PM IST
Priyanka Gandhi's posters come up in Gorakhpur, with a message for Rahul Gandhi

Priyanka Gandhi's posters come up in Gorakhpur, with a message for Rahul Gandhi

In the posters, Congress members are urging party president Rahul Gandhi to make Priyanka contest the elections. 

Jan 27, 2019, 15:35 PM IST
Five dead, many injured after van falls into deep gorge in Uttarakhand

Five dead, many injured after van falls into deep gorge in Uttarakhand

The incident took place near the Pithoragarh road in Champawat.

Jan 27, 2019, 14:42 PM IST
Holiday declared in schools, anganwadi centres on Thursday in Uttarakhand's Chamoli after heavy snowfall

Holiday declared in schools, anganwadi centres on Thursday in Uttarakhand's Chamoli after heavy snowfall

Snowfall in the hills of Uttarakhand over the last couple of days drew hordes of tourists to the picturesque locations across the state.

Jan 23, 2019, 23:49 PM IST
Uttarakhand: Protest against killing of youth turns violent, police resort to lathicharge

Uttarakhand: Protest against killing of youth turns violent, police resort to lathicharge

The locals had been protesting against the death of a youth in Vikasnagar. 

Jan 20, 2019, 17:43 PM IST
Uttarakhand: Ex-BJP state secretary Sanjay Kumar granted interim relief from arrest in rape case

Uttarakhand: Ex-BJP state secretary Sanjay Kumar granted interim relief from arrest in rape case

On November 4, 2018, Kumar, accused of sexual harassment by a woman, was removed from his post by the BJP.

Jan 18, 2019, 17:46 PM IST