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Dehradun: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will visit Uttarakhand on August 18 to participate in a programme by his alma mater, party officials said on Wednesday. State Congress president Pritam Singh held a meeting with senior party leaders to discuss the preparations for Gandhi's visit here,More
Published 16-Aug-2017 20:51 IST
New Delhi: In the wake of cloudburst incidents in Uttarakhand, the External Affairs Ministry, on Tuesday, said that all Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims were safe and secure and the Uttarakhand government was in constant touch with them.
Published 16-Aug-2017 11:26 IST | Updated 11:58 IST
Dehradun: Three days after a cloudburst triggered a flash flood in Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh district, rescue operations are still underway, officials had said on Wednesday. Inclement weather and tough terrain in Malpa was hampering the operation, theyhad added.
Published 16-Aug-2017 09:56 IST
Dehradun: The main building of the Uttarakhand secretariat will be named after former President A P J Abdul Kalam, an official release said. An announcement to this effect was made by Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Independence Day here, it said here.
Published 15-Aug-2017 22:06 IST
Dehradun: Two women were on Tuesday killed after being hit by boulders falling from a hillside in Pauri district of Uttarakhand. The mishap occurred in Saud Shiv area of the district when the women were passing by the road, Pauri district Disaster Management Office said.
Published 15-Aug-2017 21:22 IST | Updated 21:29 IST
Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat unfurled the tricolour here on Tuesday to mark the 70th anniversary of the country's independence and promised to honour the huge mandate given by the people by wiping out graft from the state. He also said that the government will work toMore
Published 15-Aug-2017 12:51 IST
Pithoragarh: Six persons were killed while an Army jawan is missing after two separate cloudbursts in Dharchula sub division of the district early on Monday. According to district administration sources, the first incident occurred at Mangti Nullah near Tawaghat in Dharchula sub division when theMore
Published 14-Aug-2017 09:58 IST | Updated 13:02 IST
Pithoragarh: Due to heavy rains, at least three people were killed and two critically injured in a landslide in Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh on Sunday. The injured were rushed to a nearby hospital for medical treatment. The details of the victims and injured are awaited. A family of five seemed to haveMore
Published 13-Aug-2017 10:21 IST | Updated 10:37 IST
Dehradun: The Opposition Congress on Saturday said it will bring a privilege motion against Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat in the Uttarakhand Assembly for "going back" on his promise of a CBI probe into the NH74 scam. Reminding the chief minister of his statement in the state assembly in whichMore
Published 12-Aug-2017 19:06 IST
New Delhi: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Thursday met President Ram Nath Kovind and invited him to visit Badrinath-Kedarnath pilgrimage sites. Speaking to reporters after meeting the president, Rawat said that Kovind has accepted his invitation and is expected to visitMore
Published 11-Aug-2017 08:09 IST
Dehradun: Around half-a-dozen houses and a bridge were flattened in an overnight cloudburst in Bangapani area in Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh district, officials said on Thursday. More than two dozen cattle were washed away in the rains that followed the cloudburst at Kanar and the debris of the housesMore
Published 10-Aug-2017 12:58 IST | Updated 13:21 IST
Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Wednesday said that if government teachers work diligently, they will not let students feel the lack of infrastructure. Rawat was interacting with 2,500 school children through video-conferencing to mark the 75th anniversary of the QuitMore
Published 09-Aug-2017 19:36 IST
Champavat: Like every year devotees of Maa Barahi Dham Devidhura celebrate the festival of Raksha Bandhan with great enthusiasm and faith in Champawat of Champawat district. In order to please local gods and godesses four clans are divided in this festival who throw stones as well as fruits overMore
Published 08-Aug-2017 11:52 IST | Updated 13:03 IST
Udham Singh Nagar (Uttarakhand): Another incident of braid chopping under mysterious circumstances has been reported from the Udham Singh Nagar's Kichha area. A woman identified as Shyama Devi fell unconscious on the road outside her house and as she regaining consciousness, her braid was foundMore
Published 08-Aug-2017 10:07 IST
Dehradun: On Raksha Bhandan it is the brother who's supposed to protect his sister. But in this reverse case, a sister prays everyday to protect his brother Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath from terror attacks. Yogi as he's popularly known is unarguably the second most known person after PrimeMore
Published 07-Aug-2017 12:19 IST | Updated 13:00 IST
Nainital: Two persons were killed when a taxi hit a roadside kiosk near B D Pande hospital at Mallital here, police said on Sunday. Ramu (50), an egg seller, and one of his customers, Gopal Ram (62) were killed in the incident, they said. The police said Ram died on the spot while Ramu, a residentMore
Published 07-Aug-2017 07:34 IST | Updated 08:12 IST
Dehradun: Taking serious note of a road accident which killed two girls in the heart of the city, Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Monday asked the PWD department to fill the potholes all over the state at the earliest. Expressing grief at the death of the two girls, the chief minister askedMore
Published 07-Aug-2017 19:44 IST
Dehradun: The timely action by a bus driver on Saturday saved the lives of around 20 passengers even as his vehicle skidded off the road and fell into a gorge in Uttarakhand's Bageshwar district, the police said. No one was injured in the incident as the driver had asked the passengers to deboardMore
Published 06-Aug-2017 07:34 IST
Dehradun: With an aim to motivate them to perform better, the Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Saturday said the police stations in the state will be ranked annually and the one which tops the ranking will get a reward of Rs one lakh.
Published 05-Aug-2017 19:20 IST
Dehradun: Heavy rains have disrupted the annual Badrinath and Kailash Mansarovar pilgrimage in Uttarakhand as routes have been blocked at many places due to landslides, an official said on Saturday. The Badrinath highway has been shut at the Lambagad area in Chamoli district. The 14th group ofMore
Published 05-Aug-2017 10:28 IST

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