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Dehradun/New Delhi: Former Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat on Monday expressed reservations over Prime Minister Narendra Modi laying the foundation stone for a project to renovate Adi Shankaracharya's Samadhi in Kedarnath, saying it should be done by saints and seers. Modi is scheduled toMore
Published 17-Oct-2017 06:59 IST | Updated 07:19 IST
Dehradun: Former Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat said on Monday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's promise of a "double engine" for the state's development has proved to be a non-starter, and urged him to use "some special fuel" to propel growth. Taking a dig at Modi's pre-poll promise,More
Published 16-Oct-2017 16:58 IST
Dehradun: To induct women as jawans in the Army's Corps of Military Police (CMP), around 600 women from Uttarakhand have been shortlisted to undergo the comprehensive physical training to help them qualify for the recruitment process. The camp training commences from October 22 and will be held inMore
Published 16-Oct-2017 16:00 IST | Updated 16:17 IST
Dehradun: Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Friday said his 'Bharat Yatra' was a countrywide campaign to raise awareness about child rights and justice to children. Speaking at a symposium on 'Surakshit bachpan surakshit Bharat' held at Paramartha Niketan Rishikesh, Satyarthi said the campaignMore
Published 13-Oct-2017 22:45 IST
Dehradun: The Uttarakhand BJP on Friday said the state Congress resolution seeking Rahul Gandhi's elevation as party president was part of its "Beta Bachao, Beta Banao" campaign to keep internal democracy away. Terming those demanding Gandhi's elevation in the party as his "courtiers", BJP mediaMore
Published 13-Oct-2017 22:40 IST
Dehradun: The Uttarakhand Congress has passed a resolution urging Rahul Gandhi to take over as party president. Moved by the Leader of Opposition Indira Hridayesh in the state assembly, the resolution was passed unanimously by over 200 party members at a meeting of the Pradesh congres committeeMore
Published 13-Oct-2017 15:44 IST | Updated 16:23 IST
Dehradun: Raiwala, where tension had erupted after the alleged killing of a taxi driver who was in love with a Muslim girl, is crawling back to normalcy. Muslims who had fled the Murgi Farm area fearing a backlash are returning home.
Published 12-Oct-2017 20:12 IST
Pithoragarh: Residents of a remote village in Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh district have been forced to survive only on home-grown potatoes and rice for the last two months after a crucial connecting road got damaged in heavy showers, hitting the supply of essentials. The locals of Golpha village areMore
Published 12-Oct-2017 18:32 IST
Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Wednesday tweeted that his state has reduced VAT and cess on petrol and diesel by 2 per cent each to give relief to people but later removed the message even as finance minister Prakash Pant clarified no such decision has been taken.
Published 11-Oct-2017 22:45 IST
Dehradun: The BJP government in Uttarakhand has withdrawn a case registered against its MLA from Mussoorie Ganesh Joshi for allegedly showing cruelty to police horse Shaktiman, whose death due to injuries sustained during a party protest last year triggered massive outrage. Terming the case lodgedMore
Published 11-Oct-2017 13:57 IST
Nainital: A boatman fell into the Naini lake here from his boat on Sunday due to dizziness, stranding tourists from Delhi who were later rescued by a team of the water police and SDRF, an official said. The incident occurred when 22-year-old Meesar Ali, the boatman, was taking a group of touristsMore
Published 09-Oct-2017 07:12 IST
Uttarkashi: A man from Mumbai, who was trekking with a seven-member team to the Agoda Dodital Darwa top in Uttarakhand, died of an heart attack, an official said on Sunday.
Published 08-Oct-2017 22:13 IST
Rishikesh: Three makeshift shops owned by members of minority community here were set ablaze by unidentified persons which led to tension in the town around noon on Friday and imposition of prohibitory orders in some areas of Doiwala and Rishikesh, police said. The act of arson took place outsideMore
Published 07-Oct-2017 07:37 IST
Dehradun: Union Minister V K Singh on Friday said the Congress had always worked to divide the nation on religious and caste lines. The former Army chief took pare in a function attended by retired officers of the Army, the Navy and the Air Force at the Welham Boys' School in the city.
Published 07-Oct-2017 07:09 IST
Dehradun: Tension gripped Uttarakhand's Raiwala area after members of a community allegedly vanadlised some shops and set those on fire, three days after the body of a man was found on railway tracks, police said on Saturday. Four people from Rishikesh were arrested on Friday for allegedlyMore
Published 07-Oct-2017 15:41 IST
Pithoragarh (U'khand): A four-year-old Nepalese girl was killed by a leopard when she was playing outside her house in a village in Bageshwar district, a forest department official said on Friday. The incident occurred on Thursday in the village of Tuped. The leopard attacked Sarita Yogi, daughterMore
Published 06-Oct-2017 18:09 IST
Dehradun: Authorities in Mussoorie have begun the demolition of businessman Sanjay Narang's house, where cricketer Sachin Tendulkar is known to have spent several holidays, as it is "illegally constructed", officials said. The demolition, which started on October 3, will take at least a fortnight toMore
Published 05-Oct-2017 21:26 IST
Pithoragarh: The khadi industry, once a symbol of Mahatma Gandhi's vision of swadeshi, is dying a gradual death in Kumaon region of Uttarakhand due to the apathy of successive governments despite rising demand for khadi in the market. Successive governments in the state have not been sympatheticMore
Published 04-Oct-2017 17:56 IST
Dehradun: A scam worth over Rs 600 crore has been detected in the public distribution system of Uttarakhand leading to the dismissal of the regional food controller in Kumaon division of the state. "Vishnu Singh Dhanik's dismissal was ordered late on Monday night after preliminary investigations byMore
Published 04-Oct-2017 13:20 IST
New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday concluded his four-day visit to Uttarakhand. During his visit, he visited Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) camp at Gauchar and participated in ‘Swachhata Hi Seva' campaign. Apart from the Kedarnath temple, he also visited the ITBP's Lapthal andMore
Published 02-Oct-2017 06:58 IST

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