India News | Written by Tania Saili Bakshi | Monday October 5, 2015
The body of a Nepalese man was recovered from the trekking trail to Saptarshi Taal in Uttarakhand, about 180 kilometres from Dehradun on October 3.
India News | Written by Tania Saili Bakshi | Saturday October 3, 2015
Known to secure and guard the borders of the county, the Indo-Tibetan-Border-Police are now undertaking a unique mission to spread awareness about government initiatives. A 46 member team headed by ITBP commandant, Surendar Khatri will set their rafts along the river Ganges in Devprayag, where the tributaries Alaknanda and Bhagirathi merge into the...
Others News | Written by Tania Saili Bakshi | Wednesday September 30, 2015
Five people of a family have died after their car plunged nearly 400 metres into a deep gorge near Mussoorie in Uttarakhand today.
Others News | Written by Tania Saili Bakshi | Tuesday September 29, 2015
Mussoorie, the popular hill station in Uttarakhand, has become India's third town to get a wax museum after Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu and Lonavla in Maharashtra.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 29, 2015
Mild tremors were felt in parts of Uttarakhand this afternoon as an earthquake measuring 4.8 on the Richter Scale hit Pithoragarh district on the India-Nepal border and adjoining areas.
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."
India News | Written by Tania Saili Bakshi | Saturday September 26, 2015
In less than 12 hours, the Uttarakhand police has arrested two out of the six men accused of gang-rape of a 27-year-old woman from West Bengal.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday September 10, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate a new terminal building at the Chandigarh airport and attend the convocation ceremony of the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, a statement issued here said.
India News | Written by Tania Saili Bakshi | Saturday September 5, 2015
Scores of people, including Chief Minister Harish Rawat, have thronged to their little house in Uttarakhand's Chandrabani since Wednesday to visit the family, but Rifleman Shishir Thapa, is not coming back.
India News | Written by Tania Saili Bakshi | Wednesday September 2, 2015
The Queen Hill of Uttarakhand, Mussoorie today was declared a free WiFi town by Chief Minister Harish Rawat. Under the Digital India Initiative, this is first hill-station across northern India to go the WiFi way.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 27, 2015
The Congress today termed the sting CD episode as part of a conspiracy to malign the Uttarakhand government's image and said it will lodge an FIR against the BJP for levelling baseless allegations against the party.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 22, 2015
An acid attack survivor will be the brand ambassador for women empowerment in Uttarakhand, Chief Minister Harish Rawat said today.
Press Trust of India | Friday August 21, 2015
According to a statement, film specialists met Mr Rawat and requested him to waive off tax on the film
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.
Press Trust of India | Sunday August 16, 2015
The ad-hoc committee of the BCCI for the states of Bihar and Uttarakhand will visit Patna and take stock of the situation.
India News | Reported by Tania Saili Bakshi, Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Saturday August 15, 2015
After Tamil Nadu and Delhi, Uttarakhand's Harish Rawat government today became the latest to announce cheap food canteens, launching a programme to serve a full meal to the poor at a mere Rs 20.
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.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 8, 2015
Chief Minister Harish Rawat has accused the Centre of "quietly" withdrawing the special category status from Uttarakhand and said the state has now demanded special economic incentives in recognition of its environment conservation efforts.
Press Trust of India | Friday August 7, 2015
The committee formed to look after cricket affairs in Bihar will be spearheaded by its Chairman Niranjan Shah and will also include Vinod Phadke (Secretary, Goa Cricket Association), Sourav Dasgupta (Secretary, Tripura Cricket Association), Bharat Zaveri (Executive Member, Gujarat Cricket Association) and Ratnakar Shetty (General Manager - Game Dev...
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 | Friday July 31, 2015
The National Green Tribunal has refused permission to rafting camps operating from the banks of Ganga from Shivpuri to Rishikesh in Uttarakhand.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday July 27, 2015
A high alert has been sounded across the country including Delhi, Haryana and Uttarakhand in the wake of a 'fidayeen' attack on a moving bus and a police station in Gurdaspur district of Punjab on Monday in which seven persons, including a Superintendent of Police, were killed.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday July 27, 2015
In a sudden curtailment of inter-cadre deputation, the Centre has ordered the transfer of former Personal Secretary to Uttarakhand Chief Minister, Mohammad Shahid to the place of his immediate previous posting, after a sting video purportedly showing him negotiating a bribery deal went public.
India News | Reported by Tania Saili Bakshi, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Sunday July 26, 2015
A surprise visitor to a house in the centre of Uttarakhand's Ghansali town had the owner running to the kitchen, locking himself in and screaming for help. Forest officials took 20 hours to tranquilise the guest, a leopard, and relocate him to the Bhilangna forest range.