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Uttarakhand govt cancels Class 12 state board exams 2021 in view of COVID-19 situation

Uttarakhand govt cancels Class 12 state board exams 2021 in view of COVID-19 situation

The Uttarakhand government on Friday announced that it has cancelled Class 12 state board examinations in view of the COVID-19  situation in the state. 

Jun 11, 2021, 13:29 PM IST
Uttarakhand has lowest child sex ratio at birth in India: Niti Aayog data

Uttarakhand has lowest child sex ratio at birth in India: Niti Aayog data

According to the Niti Aayog's SDG data, Uttarakhand's child sex ratio is 840 as compared to the national average of 899. Chhattisgarh has emerged as the best performer in this category where the male

Jun 07, 2021, 10:26 AM IST
COVID-19 Alert: Uttarakhand extends lockdown till June 15, check details

COVID-19 Alert: Uttarakhand extends lockdown till June 15, check details

Uttarakhand government on Sunday (June 6) extended Covid-19 restrictions in the state till June 15.

Jun 06, 2021, 23:38 PM IST
Uttarakhand cancels UBSE class 12 board exams 2021, promote students as per CBSE, ICSE regulations

Uttarakhand cancels UBSE class 12 board exams 2021, promote students as per CBSE, ICSE regulations

Uttarakhand UBSE board exams for class 12 students have been cancelled in the wake of COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. The announcement was made by Uttarakhand Education Minister Arvind Pandey. He said

Jun 02, 2021, 19:27 PM IST
Dogs eating COVID victims’ corpses at Kedar Ghat in Uttarkashi, disturbing video goes viral

Dogs eating COVID victims’ corpses at Kedar Ghat in Uttarkashi, disturbing video goes viral

Local residents, who had complained to the district authorities to make arrangements for proper disposal of these bodies, said that the bodies had possibly been dumped upstream into the river, a

Jun 01, 2021, 11:58 AM IST
IMA Uttarakhand demands strict action against Baba Ramdev over controversial remarks on allopathy

IMA Uttarakhand demands strict action against Baba Ramdev over controversial remarks on allopathy

Following the remarks made by Ramdev regarding allopathy doctors, the Uttarakhand division of Indian Medical Association (IMA) has demanded strict action against the Yoga Guru.

May 26, 2021, 13:58 PM IST
IMA, allopathy doctors upset with Coronil’s success: Acharya Balkrishna defends Baba Ramdev

IMA, allopathy doctors upset with Coronil’s success: Acharya Balkrishna defends Baba Ramdev

Expressing anguish over the bitter controversy, Acharya Balkrishna said that it is not right to target the yoga guru who has already withdrawn his statement. 

May 26, 2021, 13:18 PM IST
Baba Ramdev gets Rs 1000 crore defamation notice for remarks on allopathy

Baba Ramdev gets Rs 1000 crore defamation notice for remarks on allopathy

The Indian Medical Association had on Saturday sent a legal notice to yoga guru Ramdev over his alleged statements against allopathy and "defaming" scientific medicine. 

May 26, 2021, 11:41 AM IST
Uttarakhand class 12 board exams likely to be conducted in June, check details here

Uttarakhand class 12 board exams likely to be conducted in June, check details here

The Union Education Ministry sought suggestions from all the Education Ministers of the state.

May 25, 2021, 18:36 PM IST
Uttarakhand extends COVID-19 curfew restrictions till June 1, check guidelines here

Uttarakhand extends COVID-19 curfew restrictions till June 1, check guidelines here

Cabinet Minister and the state government's spokesman Subodh Uniyal said that the drop in the COVID positivity rate was a good sign but it was no occasion to relax things. 

May 25, 2021, 14:37 PM IST
Earthquake of magnitude 4.3 hits Uttarakhand, no casualties reported

Earthquake of magnitude 4.3 hits Uttarakhand, no casualties reported

The National Center for Seismology reviewed the earthquake and confirmed it 44km north northwest of Joshimath in Chamoli District.

May 24, 2021, 09:14 AM IST
Children orphaned by COVID-19 to get allowance, free education and govt job: Uttarakhand CM Tirath Singh Rawat

Children orphaned by COVID-19 to get allowance, free education and govt job: Uttarakhand CM Tirath Singh Rawat

The state government will take care of their education and reserve five percent of government jobs for them under the scheme.

May 22, 2021, 23:03 PM IST
Uttarakhand allows ration shops, grocery stores to open for 5 hours from May 21

Uttarakhand allows ration shops, grocery stores to open for 5 hours from May 21

As per the latest notification issued by the government, grocery and ration shops in Uttarakhand are now allowed to remain open from 7:00 am to 12 noon. Earlier, these shops in the state were

May 20, 2021, 18:36 PM IST
Rain batters Uttarakhand's Chamoli leading to glacier burst incidents, Badrinath highway blocked

Rain batters Uttarakhand's Chamoli leading to glacier burst incidents, Badrinath highway blocked

Two glacier bursts, one near Badrinath, were also reported. However, there have been no casualties so far. 

May 20, 2021, 15:33 PM IST
Black fungus strikes Uttarakhand, 42 cases reported at AIIMS Rishikesh

Black fungus strikes Uttarakhand, 42 cases reported at AIIMS Rishikesh

Two out of the 42 have died so far, informed Harish Thapliyal, PRO of AIIMS Rishikesh on Wednesday (May 19).

May 19, 2021, 21:49 PM IST
Portals of Uttarakhand's Badrinath temple open with religious rituals at 4.15 am

Portals of Uttarakhand's Badrinath temple open with religious rituals at 4.15 am

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 'Char Dham Yatra' has been temporarily postponed. I request all of you to perform prayers at your homes, said Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat.

May 18, 2021, 07:49 AM IST
16 COVID-19 variants found active in the state: Uttarakhand health department

16 COVID-19 variants found active in the state: Uttarakhand health department

At least 16 variants of coronavirus have been found active in Uttarakhand, according to a report of samples sent by the state government for genome sequencing for the virus. 

May 17, 2021, 14:49 PM IST
COVID-19: Over 1,000 children under 9 years of age test positive in Uttarakhand in last 10 days

COVID-19: Over 1,000 children under 9 years of age test positive in Uttarakhand in last 10 days

Around 1,000 children below 9 years of age contracted coronavirus infection in Uttarakhand in the last ten days, informed the state health department. Some of the children have been admitted to

May 16, 2021, 14:18 PM IST
‘The dead deserve respect’, says UP CM Yogi Adityanath on bodies in river, orders patrolling by SDRF, PAC

‘The dead deserve respect’, says UP CM Yogi Adityanath on bodies in river, orders patrolling by SDRF, PAC

The CM said that the “rivers get polluted due to bodies of human beings and animals” while his government is running a campaign for the cleaning of rivers.

May 14, 2021, 16:07 PM IST
Coronavirus a living organism, it has the right to live like the rest of us: Ex-Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat

Coronavirus a living organism, it has the right to live like the rest of us: Ex-Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat

Former Uttarakhand chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Thursday said that coronavirus is a living organism that has a right to live.

May 14, 2021, 12:01 PM IST