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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
Heavy rain alert in Uttarakhand, State Disaster Management issues advisory

Heavy rain alert in Uttarakhand, State Disaster Management issues advisory

The State Disaster Management has asked the District Magistrates to ensure that at every level precaution, safety and traffic are maintained.

Jul 23, 2018, 18:08 PM IST
At least 16 killed as bus falls into 250-metre-deep gorge in Uttarakhand

At least 16 killed as bus falls into 250-metre-deep gorge in Uttarakhand

There were 25 people onboard the bus when the accident took place.

Jul 19, 2018, 10:14 AM IST
8-year-old allegedly gang-raped by five minors in Dehradun

8-year-old allegedly gang-raped by five minors in Dehradun

All the five minor accused have been arrested by the police.

Jul 18, 2018, 09:10 AM IST
Bridge leading to Yamunotri Dham temple collapses in Uttarakhand

Bridge leading to Yamunotri Dham temple collapses in Uttarakhand

All areas adjoining the banks of Yamuna river have been alerted.

Jul 17, 2018, 10:40 AM IST
Heavy rain in Uttarakhand: 7 dead, schools shut, bridges washed away; state on alert

Heavy rain in Uttarakhand: 7 dead, schools shut, bridges washed away; state on alert

Heavy rain has been predicted for the state till Friday.

Jul 11, 2018, 08:39 AM IST
Planning a trip to Uttarakhand? Heavy rains alert issued for next few days

Planning a trip to Uttarakhand? Heavy rains alert issued for next few days

Meanwhile, the India Meteorological Department predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall at a few places with extremely heavy falls at isolated places over Konkan and Goa.

Jul 09, 2018, 10:30 AM IST
Met department warns of heavy rainfall in parts of Uttarakhand

Met department warns of heavy rainfall in parts of Uttarakhand

The MeT issued a 24-hour heavy rain alert for a number of places in Uttarakhand, especially those located in the Kumaon region, prompting authorities to put the entire administrative machinery on

Jul 05, 2018, 09:35 AM IST
Heavy rain triggers landslide near Mussoorie's Kempty Fall - Watch

Heavy rain triggers landslide near Mussoorie's Kempty Fall - Watch

In a video, a portion of land is seen suddenly collapsing like a pack of cards. It collapsed and fell on the road. Many tourists were stranded due to the incident.

Jul 04, 2018, 12:32 PM IST
Death toll in Uttarakhand bus accident rises to 48; CM announces compensation

Death toll in Uttarakhand bus accident rises to 48; CM announces compensation

The death toll in the bus mishap in Uttarakhand’s Pauri-Garhwal district has risen to 48 with one more person succumbing to his injuries.

Jul 01, 2018, 17:39 PM IST
Death toll rises to 47 after bus falls into gorge in Uttarakhand

Death toll rises to 47 after bus falls into gorge in Uttarakhand

The driver reportedly lost control of the bus after which it fell in the 60-foot-deep gorge. 

Jul 01, 2018, 11:38 AM IST