Uttarakhand News

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

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
Wanted to make Gujarat like South Korea when I was CM: PM Narendra Modi

Wanted to make Gujarat like South Korea when I was CM: PM Narendra Modi

PM Modi on Sunday inaugurated the investors summit in Uttarakhand.

Oct 07, 2018, 19:24 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi inaugurates two-day Investors Summit in Uttarakhand

PM Narendra Modi inaugurates two-day Investors Summit in Uttarakhand

The two-day Destination Uttarakhand Investors' Summit 2018 is likely to bring in huge investment for the state.

Oct 07, 2018, 12:13 PM IST
Earthquake of 3.4-magnitude hits Uttarakhand's Udham Singh Nagar

Earthquake of 3.4-magnitude hits Uttarakhand's Udham Singh Nagar

The tremors were felt at around 8:37 pm.

Oct 06, 2018, 21:57 PM IST
8 killed, 5 injured as bus rolls down gorge in Uttarakhand's Sonagarh

8 killed, 5 injured as bus rolls down gorge in Uttarakhand's Sonagarh

The injured people have been shifted to the district hospital.

Oct 05, 2018, 18:38 PM IST
Uttarakhand Assembly passes resolution seeking 'Rashtra Mata' status for cow

Uttarakhand Assembly passes resolution seeking 'Rashtra Mata' status for cow

The resolution, which was passed unanimously, was moved by state Animal Husbandry Minister Rekha Arya and passed.

Sep 19, 2018, 23:21 PM IST
Three minors among nine arrested for gang-raping Class 10 student in Dehradun

Three minors among nine arrested for gang-raping Class 10 student in Dehradun

The juvenile girl was allegedly gang-raped by 4-5 persons in Dehradun last month.

Sep 19, 2018, 10:30 AM IST
Uttarakhand HC lifts ban on river rafting, paragliding, other water sports

Uttarakhand HC lifts ban on river rafting, paragliding, other water sports

The court modified its own order after the Army filed an application in the court saying they had to undertake river rafting as a standard procedure. 

Sep 13, 2018, 12:12 PM IST
  Heavy rain likely to hit parts of Uttarakhand in next 48 hours: IMD

Heavy rain likely to hit parts of Uttarakhand in next 48 hours: IMD

The MeT department, earlier in the day, issued a heavy rain alert for 12 states.

Sep 09, 2018, 14:19 PM IST
Torrential rains, landslides form 100 metre long lake in Uttarakhand

Torrential rains, landslides form 100 metre long lake in Uttarakhand

"If it gains an outlet, it will be dangerous for villages. The administration has warned us not to go near the lake. We are also shifting our base due to this," said a local person.

Sep 01, 2018, 07:47 AM IST
High Court says fatwas are 'unconstitutional and illegal', bans them in Uttarakhand

High Court says fatwas are 'unconstitutional and illegal', bans them in Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand High Court has declared fatwas 'unconstitutional and illegal'.

Aug 31, 2018, 08:32 AM IST
3 dead after landslides in Uttarakhand's Kot village, 8 feared trapped under debris

3 dead after landslides in Uttarakhand's Kot village, 8 feared trapped under debris

Several houses collapsed due to landslides in Kot village near Buda Kedar in Uttarakhand on Wednesday morning.

Aug 29, 2018, 09:08 AM IST
Uttarakhand: 2 dead, 21 injured after bus falls into gorge in Tehri Garhwal

Uttarakhand: 2 dead, 21 injured after bus falls into gorge in Tehri Garhwal

At least two persons died and 21 injured after a a bus fell into a gorge near Pawki Devi in Tehri Garhwal on Tuesday morning. Thirteen, out the 21 injured, are in a critical condition.

Aug 28, 2018, 12:47 PM IST
Three of family die after vehicle washed away in overflowing Uttarakhand river

Three of family die after vehicle washed away in overflowing Uttarakhand river

The victims were on their way back to Delhi from their native village Bainjaro in Paudi Garhwal on Monday when the incident occurred.

Aug 28, 2018, 11:41 AM IST
Ganga crosses danger mark in Haridwar, authorities on alert

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
Uttarakhand issues alert, heavy rain likely in next 48 hours

Uttarakhand issues alert, heavy rain likely in next 48 hours

Heavy showers are expected in Dehradun, Haridwar, Pauri, Nainital, Udham Singh Nagar and Champawat districts in the next 48 hours.

Aug 24, 2018, 08:42 AM IST
Uttarakhand: Congress workers' tricolour gaffe leaves party red-faced

Uttarakhand: Congress workers' tricolour gaffe leaves party red-faced

The party took out a rally with the Indian tricolour being hoisted upside down. 

Aug 10, 2018, 10:09 AM IST
Meet Ashaani Taneja - a published author at 14

Meet Ashaani Taneja - a published author at 14

Ashaani started writing her book when she was 12 years old. The book is a tale of two lovers in Mars.

Aug 09, 2018, 20:55 PM IST
Heavy rain likely to hit Uttarakhand, state authorities issue alert

Heavy rain likely to hit Uttarakhand, state authorities issue alert

The Regional Met Office has also alerted district officials and the State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) about cloudbursts at some places. 

Aug 05, 2018, 13:52 PM IST
WATCH: Mussoorie's Kempty Falls swells dramatically after heavy rainfall

WATCH: Mussoorie's Kempty Falls swells dramatically after heavy rainfall

Incessant rainfall in Uttarakhand Mussoorie's led to a massive swelling in the water-level in Kempty Falls on Friday. 

Jul 27, 2018, 10:48 AM IST