Uttarakhand News

PM Narendra Modi unveils statue of Adi Shankaracharya at Kedarnath

PM Narendra Modi unveils statue of Adi Shankaracharya at Kedarnath

PM Modi on Friday unveiled the statue of Adi Shankaracharya at the premises of the Kedarnath Temple in Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand.

Nov 05, 2021, 10:05 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi arrives at Kedarnath Temple in Uttarakhand, offers prayers

PM Narendra Modi arrives at Kedarnath Temple in Uttarakhand, offers prayers

PM Modi arrived at Kedarnath Temple in Uttarakhand's Rudraprayag district and offered prayers at the shrine. 

Nov 05, 2021, 08:47 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi arrives at Dehradun airport to offer prayers at Kedarnath Temple

PM Narendra Modi arrives at Dehradun airport to offer prayers at Kedarnath Temple

PM Modi was received by Uttarakhand Governor Lt Gen Gurmit Singh (Retd) and CM Pushkar Singh Dhami at the airport. 

Nov 05, 2021, 08:00 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi to visit Kedarnath Temple today, inaugurate infra projects worth Rs 130 crore in Uttarakhand

PM Narendra Modi to visit Kedarnath Temple today, inaugurate infra projects worth Rs 130 crore in Uttarakhand

PM Narendra Modi will visit Kedarnath Temple on Friday and offer prayers at the temple. Prime Minister will also inaugurate the reconstructed samadhi of Adi Shankaracharya and unveil a statue of the

Nov 05, 2021, 06:35 AM IST
11 killed, 4 injured in road accident in Dehradun's Chakrata, CM Pushkar Dhami directs officials to expedite relief operations

11 killed, 4 injured in road accident in Dehradun's Chakrata, CM Pushkar Dhami directs officials to expedite relief operations

"My condolences to those who died in the heart-rending road accident on Bulhad-Baila road in the Chakrata area," CM Dhami expressed.

Oct 31, 2021, 13:00 PM IST
Amit Shah to arrive in Uttarakhand today, kick-start BJP’s poll campaign

Amit Shah to arrive in Uttarakhand today, kick-start BJP’s poll campaign

Amit Shah will launch `Mukhyamantri Ghasiyari Kalyan Yojana` at Bannu school in Dehradun. 

Oct 30, 2021, 08:46 AM IST
Uttarakhand rains: Death toll climbs to 72, CM Dhami to donate month’s salary to relief fund

Uttarakhand rains: Death toll climbs to 72, CM Dhami to donate month’s salary to relief fund

The rain triggered landslides, house collapses and deluge caused large scale devastation and loss of life and property in the state.

Oct 25, 2021, 08:53 AM IST
Lamkhaga Pass tragedy: Bodies of 12 trekkers found so far, 4 still missing

Lamkhaga Pass tragedy: Bodies of 12 trekkers found so far, 4 still missing

The climbers were reported missing on the trekking route near the Lamkhaga Pass that connects Chitkul in Himachal Pradesh`s Kinnaur district with Harshil in Uttarakhand`s Uttarkashi district. 

Oct 23, 2021, 12:27 PM IST
Over 2 lakh pilgrims have visited Char Dham shrines till now: Uttrakhand Devasthanam Board

Over 2 lakh pilgrims have visited Char Dham shrines till now: Uttrakhand Devasthanam Board

"The doors of the Tritiya (third) Kedar Shri Tungnath Temple will close on October 30 and Dwitiya (second) Kedar Shri Madmaheshwar Temple on November 22 for winter. Shri Madmaheshwar Fair will be

Oct 22, 2021, 14:53 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh-Uttarakhand tragedy: Army recovers bodies of 5 trekkers, rescues 2

Himachal Pradesh-Uttarakhand tragedy: Army recovers bodies of 5 trekkers, rescues 2

"A team of 11 trekkers is missing at Lamkhaga Pass between Uttarakhand to Himachal Pradesh. Search and rescue operation will be conducted tomorrow after heli-survey done today," DGP Kumar said. 

Oct 22, 2021, 08:02 AM IST
Uttarakhand rains: Five tourists die in Bageshwar district, one missing

Uttarakhand rains: Five tourists die in Bageshwar district, one missing

Over 65 tourists have been trapped in the higher reaches of Bageshwar, including 20 at Kafni, 34 at Dwali glacier and 10 people at Sundardhunga, District Disaster Management Officer Shikha Suyal said

Oct 21, 2021, 22:36 PM IST
64 dead, 11 missing in Uttarakhand, state govt pegs damage at Rs 7,000 crore

64 dead, 11 missing in Uttarakhand, state govt pegs damage at Rs 7,000 crore

Amit Shah undertook aerial survey of the affected areas in the state he was accompanied by Uttarakhand Governor Lt Gen (retd) Gurmit Singh, the chief minister Pushkar Dhami, Union Minister of State

Oct 21, 2021, 18:12 PM IST
Amit Shah conducts aerial survey of rain-ravaged areas of Uttarakhand

Amit Shah conducts aerial survey of rain-ravaged areas of Uttarakhand

Three days of incessant rains in the state have caused damages worth Rs 7,000 crore.

Oct 21, 2021, 14:43 PM IST
Death toll mounts to 54 in Uttarakhand rains, five feared missing

Death toll mounts to 54 in Uttarakhand rains, five feared missing

As per an updated natural disaster incident report issued on Wednesday, eight people were reported dead on October 18. 

Oct 21, 2021, 11:55 AM IST
Amit Shah to conduct aerial survey of flood-hit Uttarakhand, review situation

Amit Shah to conduct aerial survey of flood-hit Uttarakhand, review situation

As many as 52 people have died over the past one week due to rain-related incidents, as per the state`s natural disaster incident report. At least 17 people are reported to be missing.

Oct 21, 2021, 07:17 AM IST
Uttrakhand rains: 17 NDRF teams deployed for rescue and relief operations

Uttrakhand rains: 17 NDRF teams deployed for rescue and relief operations

As per the NDRF DIG, Nainital, Almora, Champawat and Udham Singh Nagar are the most affected districts by heavy rains in the state.

Oct 20, 2021, 15:58 PM IST
Uttarakhand rains: Death toll mounts to 46 due to flash floods and landslides

Uttarakhand rains: Death toll mounts to 46 due to flash floods and landslides

11 people are still missing in Uttarakhand. 

Oct 20, 2021, 11:14 AM IST
Amit Shah to visit rain-battered Uttarakhand today, review relief and rescue work

Amit Shah to visit rain-battered Uttarakhand today, review relief and rescue work

Shah will also conduct an aerial survey of the rain-affected Uttarakhand where several people have died due to incessant rains. Shah spoke to the Uttarakhand Chief Minister on Monday to enquire about

Oct 20, 2021, 09:35 AM IST
Char Dham Yatra, halted due to heavy rainfall in Uttarakhand, to resume from today

Char Dham Yatra, halted due to heavy rainfall in Uttarakhand, to resume from today

CM Dhami took the review meeting after conducting an aerial review of Garhwal and Kumaon. "Water level has reduced in Kumaon, but routes have not been opened yet, will take time," said the DGP. 

Oct 20, 2021, 07:38 AM IST
Uttarakhand rains: Havoc claims 11 more lives, death toll reaches 16

Uttarakhand rains: Havoc claims 11 more lives, death toll reaches 16

"Eleven people died today, while five were killed yesterday. Many people also are feared to be trapped under the debris. Rescue teams are working hard," said Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami.

Oct 19, 2021, 15:34 PM IST