Uttarakhand News

Char Dham Yatra temporarily suspended as incessant rains lash Uttarakhand

Char Dham Yatra temporarily suspended as incessant rains lash Uttarakhand

Chardham pilgrims, who had arrived in Haridwar and Rishikesh by Sunday, have been asked not to proceed further till the weather improves while operation of vehicles for the Himalayan temples has been

Oct 19, 2021, 07:20 AM IST
Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami takes stock of incessant rainfall situation in state

Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami takes stock of incessant rainfall situation in state

"I am continuously taking stock of the rain falling in different areas of the state. Taking information about the rain situation in the districts from all the district magistrates over phone,

Oct 18, 2021, 16:11 PM IST
IMD issues red alert for Uttarakhand, urges govt to be ready for emergency

IMD issues red alert for Uttarakhand, urges govt to be ready for emergency

Keeping the warning of heavy rainfall in the view , District Magistrate Mayur Dikshit closed all schools in the Uttarkashi district on 18th October.

Oct 17, 2021, 15:45 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi to visit Kedarnath on November 5, inaugurate several projects

PM Narendra Modi to visit Kedarnath on November 5, inaugurate several projects

This will be Prime Minister Modi's second visit to the state within a month. He had earlier visited AIIMS in Rishikesh on October 7 to inaugurate an oxygen plant.

Oct 17, 2021, 11:56 AM IST
'Ghar wapsi': Uttarakhand Minister Yashpal Arya leaves BJP, returns to Congress along with his MLA son

'Ghar wapsi': Uttarakhand Minister Yashpal Arya leaves BJP, returns to Congress along with his MLA son

"It is an important day for me as I have returned to my family. It is my 'ghar wapsi'. There can't be a happier day for me. I feel relieved after my return," Arya said soon after joining the Congress

Oct 12, 2021, 09:12 AM IST
Our country, hospitals have become much more capable now: PM Narendra Modi

Our country, hospitals have become much more capable now: PM Narendra Modi

PM Modi inaugurated 35 Pressure Swing Adsorption (PSA) oxygen plants established under PM CARES across 35 States and Union Territories in an event at AIIMS Rishikesh, Uttarakhand. 

Oct 07, 2021, 13:20 PM IST
COVID-19: Five tourists from Delhi test positive, untraceable in Nainital

COVID-19: Five tourists from Delhi test positive, untraceable in Nainital

Before leaving for Nainital, they gave swabs for COVID-19 testing in Delhi which were found positive on Monday.

Oct 06, 2021, 06:08 AM IST
Uttarakhand extends COVID-19 curbs till October 19, check SOPs here

Uttarakhand extends COVID-19 curbs till October 19, check SOPs here

marriage halls can hold wedding ceremonies with attendance up to 50 per cent in Uttarakhand. However, attendees must have COVID-19 negative report. 

Oct 04, 2021, 19:22 PM IST
Uttarakhand: Indian Army recovers 4 bodies, rescues missing soldiers

Uttarakhand: Indian Army recovers 4 bodies, rescues missing soldiers

An Army helicopter had landed in Sutol village fields for the rescue operation, said the Chamoli police sources. State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) also reached the same village for the rescue of

Oct 03, 2021, 13:02 PM IST
Forest department team shoots and kill bear in self-defence in Uttarakhand's Chamoli-- Watch video

Forest department team shoots and kill bear in self-defence in Uttarakhand's Chamoli-- Watch video

A bear was shot and killed by a team of the forest department in Uttarakhand`s Chamoli after it attacked and injured locals.

Sep 22, 2021, 12:37 PM IST
AAP government will form ‘Ministry of Employment and Migration Affairs’ in Uttarakhand to find new employment opportunities: Arvind Kejriwal

AAP government will form ‘Ministry of Employment and Migration Affairs’ in Uttarakhand to find new employment opportunities: Arvind Kejriwal

Arvind Kejriwal announced that 80 per cent of jobs in government and private sectors will be reserved for the youth of Uttarakhand and within six months one lakh jobs will be created.

Sep 20, 2021, 19:23 PM IST
Uttarakhand Assembly Elections 2022: Arvind Kejriwal promises Rs 5000 unemployment allowance, 80% job quota for locals

Uttarakhand Assembly Elections 2022: Arvind Kejriwal promises Rs 5000 unemployment allowance, 80% job quota for locals

Addressing a press conference in Haldwani, Kejriwal asserted that he would take measures to prevent migration from the state to cities where many locals go looking for jobs.

Sep 19, 2021, 16:49 PM IST
IRCTC starts special train for Char Dham Yatra, check prices, destinations and other details here

IRCTC starts special train for Char Dham Yatra, check prices, destinations and other details here

The State of Art Deluxe AC Tourist Train has a host of astounding features including two fine dining restaurants, a modern kitchen, shower cubicles in coaches, sensor-based washroom functions, foot

Sep 19, 2021, 06:40 AM IST
Chardham yatra to begin from today, here’s all you need to know

Chardham yatra to begin from today, here’s all you need to know

The Uttarakhand High Court imposed a daily limit on the number of pilgrims visiting the Himalayan temples. According to the SOP issued by the state government, over 1,000 pilgrims are allowed daily

Sep 18, 2021, 07:23 AM IST
Amid concerns over third wave, Uttarakhand extends COVID-19 curfew till September 21, check details

Amid concerns over third wave, Uttarakhand extends COVID-19 curfew till September 21, check details

The Uttarakhand government has allowed wedding ceremonies with 50% capacity of the hall/venue with prior permission from the district administration. Attendees with a certificate of full vaccination

Sep 14, 2021, 06:47 AM IST
Uttarakhand Government extends COVID-19 curfew till September 14

Uttarakhand Government extends COVID-19 curfew till September 14

The Pushkar Singh Dhami-led government took the step to contain the spread of coronavirus.

Sep 06, 2021, 17:25 PM IST
ED probes various labs in Uttarakhand for alleged COVID-19 sampling fraud

ED probes various labs in Uttarakhand for alleged COVID-19 sampling fraud

The ED is investigating COVID-19 test samples fraud by various labs and suspects money laundering at a large scale in the case.

Sep 03, 2021, 17:25 PM IST
Uttarakhand: Post-Covid Relief to People in Tourism Sector

Uttarakhand: Post-Covid Relief to People in Tourism Sector

Rs 3.66 crore was paid as part of the relief package to people in tourism in Uttarakhand. The amount has been transferred directly to 9,398 people. 

Sep 02, 2021, 23:03 PM IST
Travelling to Mussoorie? Check these new COVID-19 guidelines

Travelling to Mussoorie? Check these new COVID-19 guidelines

The new COVID-19 guidelines have been introduced in Mussoorie amid surge in cases in some states. 

Sep 02, 2021, 17:04 PM IST
In a first, IIT Roorkee, NDMA developed app that predicts natural disasters

In a first, IIT Roorkee, NDMA developed app that predicts natural disasters

As per the information shared by Uttarakhand Cabinet Minister Dhan Singh Rawat on Monday (August 30, 2021), the app will alert about the probable natural calamities beforehand.

Aug 31, 2021, 07:23 AM IST