India News | Written by Tania Saili Bakshi | Thursday November 26, 2015
As portals of Kedarnath in Uttarakhand closed for pilgrims for the winter with the drop in mercury on November 13, the region is still buzzing with reconstruction activity at the heart of which is a daring helicopter crew lifting loads up to 600 kg at an altitude of 11,600 feet.
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 | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 24, 2015
The National Green Tribunal today decided to hold a meeting with officials of Uttarakhand government on Thursday to deliberate on a strategy to make Ganga pollution- free in the state.
Offbeat | Caters News | AP Video Hub | Tuesday November 24, 2015
Five college graduates in Dehradun, Uttarakhand are leaving onlookers in awe with their jaw-dropping and thrilling stunts on non-gear scooters. Part of Team Evolution, an action sport group, these motorsport lovers have been performing gravitydefying antics.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday November 23, 2015
Nestle India today said it has started production of Maggi noodles from its fourth plant at Pantnagar in Uttarakhand.
India News | Agencies | Friday November 20, 2015
Terming those who slaughter cows as the country's biggest enemies, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Thursday said they had "no right to live in the country".
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday November 16, 2015
Senior Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Shatrughna Singh has been appointed as Uttarakhand Chief Secretary, putting an end to a fortnight long stand-off between the Centre and the state government over the appointment.
India News | Written by Tania Saili Bakshi | Monday November 9, 2015
Uttarakhand celebrated its 15th Foundation Day across the 13 districts today. Marathons, speeches, cultural programmes and a book release by Chief Minister Harish Rawat were held on the occasion.
India News | Press Trust of Inda | Monday November 2, 2015
The National Green Tribunal today directed the Uttarakhand government and National Ganga River Basin Authority (NGRBA) to give details about the financing of schemes for the Clean Ganga project.
India News | Written by Tania Saili Bakshi (with inputs from agencies) | Monday November 2, 2015
Noted historian from Uttarakhand Shekhar Pathak today announced his decision to return Padma Shri in protest against what they call the "atmosphere of growing intolerance" in the country.
India News | Written by Tania Saili Bakshi | Monday November 2, 2015
A two-day nature festival opened its gates in Uttarakhand's Rajpur near Mussorie today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 29, 2015
IIT Roorkee has installed 89 sensors out of a total of 100 to be set up from Uttarkashi to Chamoli in Uttarakhand as part of a project launched by the Centre to alert people within seconds of an earthquake across north India.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday October 26, 2015
People rushed out of their homes and offices across Uttarakhand today as an earthquake measuring 7.5 on the Richter scale shook whole of north India but there was no report of casualty or damage in the state.
India News | Friday October 23, 2015
Locals in Uttarakhand's Mussoorie celebrated Dussehra on Thursday with an age-old tradition which locals say they are trying to keep alive even as its popularity among the younger generation wanes.
India News | Written by Tania Saili Bakshi | Thursday October 22, 2015
Noted authors, mountaineers, conservationists, artists, musicians, filmmakers and photographers from across India and beyond are descending on Uttarakhand's mountain town of Mussoorie for the seventh Mussoorie Writers' Mountain Festival.
India News | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Tuesday October 20, 2015
About 20,000 people and even security personnel deployed beyond the Hill-town of Dharchula in Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand along the India-China border are dependent on Nepal Telecom to communicate, Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju has written to defence and telecom ministries.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 18, 2015
Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju today visited ITBP posts in Gunji and Kalapani to take stock of the defence infrastructure and projects in these border areas.
India News | Tania Saili Bakshi | Wednesday October 14, 2015
Thunderstorm accompanied by heavy rain hit parts of Uttarakhand today. The state is likely to receive snowfall in the upper reaches in the next 36 hours, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 13, 2015
Power and automation technology group ABB has bagged an order worth Rs 141 crore from Power Grid Corporation for supplying ultrahigh voltage power transformers for substations in Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh.
India News | Written by Tania Saili Bakshi | Tuesday October 13, 2015
The site of a large pack of bikers is not new to Uttarakhand's Mussoorie-Dehradun road, but it's not every day that leather jackets and polished chrome are paired with the cause of women empowerment.
India News | Written by Tania Saili Bakshi | Saturday October 10, 2015
Hemkund Sahib, the Sikh place of worship in Uttarakhand, announced its closure today with the onset of winters.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 10, 2015
Highlighting the importance of girl education, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat said all steps are being taken by the state government to provide better facilities to girls.
India News | Written by Tania Saili Bakshi | Friday October 9, 2015
Three swimmers of the Air Force today launched an ambitious campaign to trace the stream of the river Ganga, swimming over 2,800 kilometres from Devaprayag in Uttarakhand to Ganga Sagar in West Bengal.
India News | Written by Tania Saili Bakshi | Thursday October 8, 2015
Kedarnath, the Himalayan town famous or an eighth century Lord Shiva temple, could soon be a hub for adventure sports in Uttarakhand.