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Uttarakhand BJP expels 4 members for anti-party activities

Uttarakhand BJP expels 4 members for anti-party activities

A statement from the party said that the leaders have been expelled with immediate effect on the instructions of state party president Ajay Bhatt. 

Oct 08, 2019, 14:20 PM IST
Uttarakhand panchayat election: Polling for first phase underway in Haldwani

Uttarakhand panchayat election: Polling for first phase underway in Haldwani

Polling for the first phase of panchayat election in Uttarakhand is underway in Haldwani and other areas.

Oct 05, 2019, 09:27 AM IST
5 dead after boulder collapses over their vehicle in Uttarakhand's Devprayag

5 dead after boulder collapses over their vehicle in Uttarakhand's Devprayag

As many as five people died and five others were severely injured after a huge boulder collapsed over their vehicle at Teen Dhara in Devprayag district of Uttarakhand on Saturday.

Sep 28, 2019, 16:52 PM IST
Centre to act as residents vacate 14 villages near China border in Uttarakhand

Centre to act as residents vacate 14 villages near China border in Uttarakhand

The issue has been taken up by the National Security Council, which is slated to meet on Friday.

Sep 25, 2019, 13:47 PM IST
Private helicopter crashes during take-off from Kedarnath helipad, all passengers safe

Private helicopter crashes during take-off from Kedarnath helipad, all passengers safe

A helicopter, carrying six passengers, crashed on Monday morning during take-off from Kedarnath helipad in Uttarakhand. However, all the passengers are safe.

Sep 23, 2019, 13:54 PM IST
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