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.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 7, 2015
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on tuesday said the government would seek suggestions from public over the draft of Land Consolidation Bill before sending it to the Assembly.
Others News | Written by Tania Saili Bakshi | Tuesday October 6, 2015
A team of the State Disaster Rescue Fund took to the narrow lanes of the Badrinath Shrine in Uttarakhand this morning in a unique endeavor: The team was not involved in any relief and rescue operation for a change.
Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday October 6, 2015
Made by the district administration of Chamoli, the Shubh Badrinath Yatra provides information of the pilgrimage between Joshimath and Badrinath.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday October 6, 2015
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Monday launched a mobile application for the annual Badrinath pilgrimage.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday October 5, 2015
Taking up her studies after a gap of 23 years, a 43-year-old woman from a remote village in Uttarakhand has not only pursued academics, but earned herself a graduation degree.
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.