India News | Press Trust of India | Monday May 16, 2016
The National Green Tribunal has convened a meeting of all stakeholders involved in cleaning of Ganga river from Haridwar to Kanpur to deliberate on the mechanism to make the river pollution-free.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday April 25, 2016
Around 180 Hindu pilgrims from Pakistan arrived in Haridwar on Sunday to take a holy dip in the Ganga during the ongoing Ardh Kumbh Mela and take part in the religious ceremonies at Sapt Sarovar in the city today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 24, 2016
Paramilitary force CISF has started providing full-time security cover to yoga guru Ramdev's food park in Haridwar and deployed close to three dozen armed commandos at the facility.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 10, 2016
Veteran BJP leader Lal Krishna Advani today immersed the ashes of his wife Kamla Advani in the river Ganga in Haridwar and Rishikesh.
India News | Edited by Varun Sharma with PTI inputs | Tuesday March 8, 2016
Yoga guru Ramdev's food park in Haridwar will be protected around the clock by armed commandos from the paramilitary force of the Central Industrial Security Force or CISF.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday February 17, 2016
The National Green Tribunal today issued show cause notice to industries located on the stretch from Haridwar to Kanpur asking why they should not be shut down for polluting river Ganga.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday February 11, 2016
An elderly woman from Madhya Pradesh who got separated from her companions during Ganga snan (bath) at the ongoing ardhkumbh mela in Haridwar recently was reunited today with her family by Uttarakhand Police.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday February 10, 2016
Suspected ISIS operative Mohsin Ibrahim Sayyed, arrested for allegedly conspiring to carry out a terror strike during the Ardh Kumbh Mela at Haridwar, was today remanded to police custody till February 20 by a Delhi court.
Saturday February 6, 2016
Patanjali's revenue is equal to or larger than the domestic revenues of established listed heavyweights such as Dabur, Emami, Marico, and Godrej Consumer.
India News | Written by Ketki Angre | Friday December 11, 2015
Plastic, in bags and other forms, will be banned on a 140 km stretch along the river starting February 1, the National Green Tribunal has ruled.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday December 10, 2015
There will be a complete ban on use of plastic of any kind from Gomukh to Haridwar along Ganga with effect from February 1, the National Green Tribunal directed today while slapping a penalty of Rs 5,000 per day on erring hotels, dharamshalas and ashrams spewing waste into the river.
Others News | Agencies | Tuesday December 8, 2015
Two trains collided in Haryana's Palwal district this morning killing a driver and injuring two passengers.
Others News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 25, 2015
A couple from Madhya Pradesh took compensation from both Uttarakhand and Madhya Pradesh governments after producing false documents to show that their two teenaged children had perished in the 2013 flashfloods in Kedarnath.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday October 18, 2015
Hundreds of activists today took part in a mass campaign across four states to clean numerous 'ghats' of the Ganges, a spiritual group in Haridwar said.
Tania Saili Bakshi | Thursday October 15, 2015
The 'tithi shraadh' ceremony was performed on October 11 by Prateek Mishrapuri, a Vedic scholar and astrologer who consults many stars in Hollywood. Mr Stallone's half-brother Michael, his wife Michelle, and two others visited Kankhal in Haridwar and performed the ritual and then returned to Philadelphia
Others News | Written by Tania Saili Bakshi | Wednesday October 14, 2015
Hollywood superstar Sylvester Stallone's family was in Haridwar last week to perform a prayer ceremony for his son Sage who had died in 2012 from a heart attack.
CarAndBike Team | Wednesday September 30, 2015
Mahindra & Mahindra achieved a production milestone of 7 lakh vehicles from its plant in Haridwar, Uttarakhand. The milestone was achieved in less than 10 years.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday September 28, 2015
Yoga guru Ramdev's Haridwar-based Patanjali Yogpeeth campus may soon get permanent security cover of paramilitary CISF, a facility extended to only a handful of private entities such as Infosys till now.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Monday September 28, 2015
Kerala Police on Sunday claimed that the man who was arrested by Uttarakhand Police from Haridwar has been identified as the accused in the murder of an elderly Catholic nun in the state and displays all signs of a "psychopathic killer."
Others News | Written by Tania Saili Bakshi | Wednesday September 23, 2015
A couple who was staying at a guest house in Haridwar were dragged out of their room by local men and beaten up, in a case of alleged moral policing.
Cities | Reported by Tania Saili Bakshi | Monday September 21, 2015
A group of tourists had gathered at a canteen near Haridwar for an evening snack, when the meal was interrupted. The thundering sound of what turned out to be a herd of elephants had the travelers running in panic.
Press Trust of India | Saturday September 12, 2015
JK Tyre and JK Asia Pacific Singapore Pte Ltd, a wholly- owned subsidiary of the company, have signed a binding term sheet with Kesoram Industries Ltd (KIL) to acquire 100 per cent equity in Cavendish Industries Ltd (CIL), JK Tyre said in a statement.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday August 24, 2015
Devotees converging on the banks of Ganga River at Har ki Pauri in Haridwar will soon get free wi-fi facility.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 19, 2015
The National Green Tribunal today came down heavily on the Uttarakhand government over non- compliance of its orders in the pilgrimage town of Haridwar including on the ban on use of polythene bags.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday August 10, 2015
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has banned the use of plastic bottles around the banks of the river Ganga in Haridwar. This has been done to check the menace of pollution in and around the river Ganges, an official said on Monday.
Others News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 5, 2015
The use of polythene bags is going on unabated in the pilgrimage town of Haridwar with traders and residents rampantly using them despite the ban order, the National Green Tribunal was told on Tuesday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 18, 2015
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat today took part in a grand rath yatra of Lord Jagannath in the city on the lines of Puri Gundicha rath yatra and also offered prayers at an Eidgah in Haridwar on the occasion of Eid-Ul-Fitr.
India News | Edited by Shyam Balausbramanian (With Inputs from PTI) | Sunday July 12, 2015
Heavy rain lashed large parts of North India, causing landslides at a number of places in Uttarakhand that claimed four lives. Delhi received rain overnight, causing waterlogging in a number of areas. Traffic jams have also been reported from across the national capital.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 8, 2015
The Indian Oil Corporation-Adani Gas combine has bid for a licence to retail CNG in five cities including Haridwar in the 5th round of city gas bidding that saw no bids for as many as eight cities.
Others News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 3, 2015
The National Green Tribunal today imposed a complete ban on plastic bags in the pilgrimage towns of Haridwar and Rishikesh, slamming the authorities for lackadaisical attitude in keeping the Ganga clean, warning of action against those violating the order.