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'Uttarkashi' - 44 News Result(s)

  • Students Attend Classes In Worn Out School Buildings In Uttarakhand

    Students Attend Classes In Worn Out School Buildings In Uttarakhand

    Non-allocation of funds for the repair of a school building, badly damaged in 2013 flash- floods, has forced its authorities to hold classes in another less dilapidated school in Uttarkashi district. Nearly 500 school buildings are in dilapidated condition across the state.

  • 24 Pilgrims From Indore Killed In Uttarakhand Bus Accident

    24 Pilgrims From Indore Killed In Uttarakhand Bus Accident

    At least 24 pilgrims from Indore district were killed when a bus fell into a gorge in Uttarkashi late yesterday night. The bus accident happened while the pilgrims were returning from Gangotri as part of "chardham yatra".

  • 21 Pilgrims From Madhya Pradesh Killed In Uttarakhand Bus Accident

    21 Pilgrims From Madhya Pradesh Killed In Uttarakhand Bus Accident

    At least 21 pilgrims from Madhya Pradesh's Indore district were killed and six others injured when their bus plunged in a gorge in Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi on Tuesday, officials said.

  • Heavy Rain Alert In Uttarakhand, May Affect Chardham Pilgrims

    Heavy Rain Alert In Uttarakhand, May Affect Chardham Pilgrims

    The meteorological department today issued an alert for heavy rains in the hilly districts of Uttarakhand over the next 24 hours.

  • Thousands Of Trees Could Be Axed For Road To Gangotri

    Thousands Of Trees Could Be Axed For Road To Gangotri

    The 100 kilometre-stretch in Uttarakhand between Uttarkashi to Gangotri is one of the most picturesque drives in India. Snow clad mountains, dozens of streams and waterfalls dot the landscape as one travels higher up towards Gangotri which is where the road ends. Eighteen kilometres beyond that, trekkers can make their way to the Gaumukh glacier wh...

  • Uttarakhand Election 2017: Over 1000 'Ghost Villages' In State Make Migration Major Poll Issue

    Uttarakhand Election 2017: Over 1000 'Ghost Villages' In State Make Migration Major Poll Issue

    As Uttarakhand voted in its 4th assembly election on Wednesday, one of the key issues that plagued voters' minds in the hill-state was intra-state migration, which has led to a demographic drain from the hill-districts and spurred the creation of as many as 1,053 'ghost villages', uninhabited settlements, across Pauri, Tehri, Almora, Uttarkashi, Ch...

  • Polish Mountaineer Jumps To Death, Other Goes Missing In Uttarakhand

    Polish Mountaineer Jumps To Death, Other Goes Missing In Uttarakhand

    One of the two ailing Polish mountaineers stranded at a height of over 5,000 feet on way to the Himalayan peak of Shivlinga in Uttarkashi district fell to his death while his compatriot is missing, a senior police official said today.

  • 10 Killed In Rain-Related Incidents In Uttarakhand

    10 Killed In Rain-Related Incidents In Uttarakhand

    Four persons were today killed in Uttarakhand's Tehri district when their car was hit by debris falling from a hillside following a landslide triggered by heavy rains, taking the toll to ten even as the Ganga, Yamuna and their tributaries went into spate.

  • Forest Fires Back In Uttarakhand As Heat Wave Intesifies

    Forest Fires Back In Uttarakhand As Heat Wave Intesifies

    Forest fires are once again raging in the hills of Uttarakhand, which is reeling under a heat wave, and have destroyed nearly 180 hectares of green cover in the Uttarkashi district.

  • IIT Roorkee Installs Earthquake Sensors in Uttarakhand

    IIT Roorkee Installs Earthquake Sensors in Uttarakhand

    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.

  • Family of 5 Killed in Accident Near Mussoorie

    Family of 5 Killed in Accident Near Mussoorie

    It was supposed to be a long weekend outing for the family but ended tragically. Surat Singh, 38, set out with his family - wife Poonam, six-year-old son Shaurya, 8-month-old girl and 32-year-old brother in law for Mussoorie - from his village Gyansu in Uttarkashi district to visit their extended family in Dehradun.

  • Heavy Rain Lashes North India, Parts of Delhi Waterlogged

    Heavy Rain Lashes North India, Parts of Delhi Waterlogged

    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.

  • Snow Avalanches Likely to Hit Uttarakhand, Alert Sounded

    Snow Avalanches Likely to Hit Uttarakhand, Alert Sounded

    An alert has been sounded in the high-altitude districts of Uttarakhand in view of a communication from the Centre predicting snow avalanches in areas located above 2,500 metres in the hill state.

  • Woman Tourist Raped, Murdered in Uttarakhand. Body Found After Three Weeks, say Police

    Woman Tourist Raped, Murdered in Uttarakhand. Body Found After Three Weeks, say Police

    The body of a 27-year-old tourist from Delhi, who was raped and murdered three weeks ago during a visit to Uttarakhand, is believed to have been fished out of river Yamuna in Uttarkashi today.

  • Gallantry awards: Indian Air Force pilot, Army jawan win Kirti Chakra; many others get Shaurya Chakra

    Gallantry awards: Indian Air Force pilot, Army jawan win Kirti Chakra; many others get Shaurya Chakra

    A pilot who rescued 80 passengers before his helicopter crashed in the inclement weather in Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi district and a Junior Commissioned Officer in the Indian Army, who fought with militants on the Line of Control are the winners of India's second highest peace-time gallantary award, the Kirti Chakra, announced on eve of the Republic...

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  • Students Attend Classes In Worn Out School Buildings In Uttarakhand

    Students Attend Classes In Worn Out School Buildings In Uttarakhand

    Non-allocation of funds for the repair of a school building, badly damaged in 2013 flash- floods, has forced its authorities to hold classes in another less dilapidated school in Uttarkashi district. Nearly 500 school buildings are in dilapidated condition across the state.

  • 24 Pilgrims From Indore Killed In Uttarakhand Bus Accident

    24 Pilgrims From Indore Killed In Uttarakhand Bus Accident

    At least 24 pilgrims from Indore district were killed when a bus fell into a gorge in Uttarkashi late yesterday night. The bus accident happened while the pilgrims were returning from Gangotri as part of "chardham yatra".

  • 21 Pilgrims From Madhya Pradesh Killed In Uttarakhand Bus Accident

    21 Pilgrims From Madhya Pradesh Killed In Uttarakhand Bus Accident

    At least 21 pilgrims from Madhya Pradesh's Indore district were killed and six others injured when their bus plunged in a gorge in Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi on Tuesday, officials said.

  • Heavy Rain Alert In Uttarakhand, May Affect Chardham Pilgrims

    Heavy Rain Alert In Uttarakhand, May Affect Chardham Pilgrims

    The meteorological department today issued an alert for heavy rains in the hilly districts of Uttarakhand over the next 24 hours.

  • Thousands Of Trees Could Be Axed For Road To Gangotri

    Thousands Of Trees Could Be Axed For Road To Gangotri

    The 100 kilometre-stretch in Uttarakhand between Uttarkashi to Gangotri is one of the most picturesque drives in India. Snow clad mountains, dozens of streams and waterfalls dot the landscape as one travels higher up towards Gangotri which is where the road ends. Eighteen kilometres beyond that, trekkers can make their way to the Gaumukh glacier wh...

  • Uttarakhand Election 2017: Over 1000 'Ghost Villages' In State Make Migration Major Poll Issue

    Uttarakhand Election 2017: Over 1000 'Ghost Villages' In State Make Migration Major Poll Issue

    As Uttarakhand voted in its 4th assembly election on Wednesday, one of the key issues that plagued voters' minds in the hill-state was intra-state migration, which has led to a demographic drain from the hill-districts and spurred the creation of as many as 1,053 'ghost villages', uninhabited settlements, across Pauri, Tehri, Almora, Uttarkashi, Ch...

  • Polish Mountaineer Jumps To Death, Other Goes Missing In Uttarakhand

    Polish Mountaineer Jumps To Death, Other Goes Missing In Uttarakhand

    One of the two ailing Polish mountaineers stranded at a height of over 5,000 feet on way to the Himalayan peak of Shivlinga in Uttarkashi district fell to his death while his compatriot is missing, a senior police official said today.

  • 10 Killed In Rain-Related Incidents In Uttarakhand

    10 Killed In Rain-Related Incidents In Uttarakhand

    Four persons were today killed in Uttarakhand's Tehri district when their car was hit by debris falling from a hillside following a landslide triggered by heavy rains, taking the toll to ten even as the Ganga, Yamuna and their tributaries went into spate.

  • Forest Fires Back In Uttarakhand As Heat Wave Intesifies

    Forest Fires Back In Uttarakhand As Heat Wave Intesifies

    Forest fires are once again raging in the hills of Uttarakhand, which is reeling under a heat wave, and have destroyed nearly 180 hectares of green cover in the Uttarkashi district.

  • IIT Roorkee Installs Earthquake Sensors in Uttarakhand

    IIT Roorkee Installs Earthquake Sensors in Uttarakhand

    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.

  • Family of 5 Killed in Accident Near Mussoorie

    Family of 5 Killed in Accident Near Mussoorie

    It was supposed to be a long weekend outing for the family but ended tragically. Surat Singh, 38, set out with his family - wife Poonam, six-year-old son Shaurya, 8-month-old girl and 32-year-old brother in law for Mussoorie - from his village Gyansu in Uttarkashi district to visit their extended family in Dehradun.

  • Heavy Rain Lashes North India, Parts of Delhi Waterlogged

    Heavy Rain Lashes North India, Parts of Delhi Waterlogged

    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.

  • Snow Avalanches Likely to Hit Uttarakhand, Alert Sounded

    Snow Avalanches Likely to Hit Uttarakhand, Alert Sounded

    An alert has been sounded in the high-altitude districts of Uttarakhand in view of a communication from the Centre predicting snow avalanches in areas located above 2,500 metres in the hill state.

  • Woman Tourist Raped, Murdered in Uttarakhand. Body Found After Three Weeks, say Police

    Woman Tourist Raped, Murdered in Uttarakhand. Body Found After Three Weeks, say Police

    The body of a 27-year-old tourist from Delhi, who was raped and murdered three weeks ago during a visit to Uttarakhand, is believed to have been fished out of river Yamuna in Uttarkashi today.

  • Gallantry awards: Indian Air Force pilot, Army jawan win Kirti Chakra; many others get Shaurya Chakra

    Gallantry awards: Indian Air Force pilot, Army jawan win Kirti Chakra; many others get Shaurya Chakra

    A pilot who rescued 80 passengers before his helicopter crashed in the inclement weather in Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi district and a Junior Commissioned Officer in the Indian Army, who fought with militants on the Line of Control are the winners of India's second highest peace-time gallantary award, the Kirti Chakra, announced on eve of the Republic...

  • Two snow leopards sighted at Gangotri National Park

    Two snow leopards sighted at Gangotri National Park

    Two snow leopards, an endangered species, have been spotted at the Gangotri National Park in Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi district.

  • Heavy overnight rains in Uttarakhand, rivers close to danger mark

    Heavy overnight rains in Uttarakhand, rivers close to danger mark

    Heavy overnight rains across Uttarakhand today led to a rise in the levels of most water bodies including the Bhagirathi river and the Tehri lake.

  • Famous Uttarkashi temple swept away by raging river

    The famous Manikarnika Temple on the banks of Bhagirathi was swept away by the swirling waters of the river in the wee hours on Friday even as fresh attempts were launched to trace Almora SDM Ajay Arora, who slipped off a makeshift bridge and fell into the Mandakini river.

  • Three killed in landslides, wall collapse in Uttarakhand

    Three persons have been killed in landslides and a wall collapse in flood-hit Uttarakhand, where inclement weather today forced Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna to postpone his visit to review relief operations in Chamoli district.

  • In Uttarakhand, the under-played but crucial role of gutsy civilian pilots

    In Uttarakhand, the under-played but crucial role of gutsy civilian pilots

    Exactly a month ago, when news broke of the angry waters of the Mandakini tearing through the Kedar Valley, Captain Bhupinder, a civilian helicopter pilot in Uttarakhand, was given a mission.

  • Uttarakhand: Bad weather hampers removal of debris at Kedarnath

    Uttarakhand: Bad weather hampers removal of debris at Kedarnath

    Bad weather today stalled operations to clear debris by a 61-member team at Kedarnath and construction of a pedestrian route from Rambada to the Himalayan shrine even as attempts were on to transport relief to calamity-hit areas in Rudraprayag, Chamoli and Uttarkashi.

  • Uttarakhand aftermath: Walking 15 km for 15 kg of ration

    Uttarakhand aftermath: Walking 15 km for 15 kg of ration

    For hundreds of villagers in the area, two pine logs thrown precariously across the raging river is their only access to Uttarkashi - in other words, the outside world.

  • Uttarakhand: Three days of incessant rain stalls relief efforts, 4700 people missing so far

    Uttarakhand: Three days of incessant rain stalls relief efforts, 4700 people missing so far

    There seems to be no end to the misery in flood ravaged Uttarakhand. Three days of incessant rain in parts of the state have further hampered efforts to air drop supplies in areas where roads have been washed away in the recent floods.

  • Uttarakhand floods: Villagers leave homes fearing more landslides

    Uttarakhand floods: Villagers leave homes fearing more landslides

    Located at over 7000 feet, Dhasra village in Uttarkashi was spared the physical devastation the other parts of the state suffered. But the mental trauma of the flash floods in their state, that killed more than 1000 people and displaced thousands, has shattered their peace.

  • Uttarakhand: Hundreds of villages still cut-off, government to ask for all-weather choppers

    Uttarakhand: Hundreds of villages still cut-off, government to ask for all-weather choppers

    With incessant rains over the last two days hampering relief operations in Uttarakhand, the state government today geared up to requisition choppers which can be flown even in bad weather to take food supplies to affected areas in Rudraprayag, Uttarkashi and Chamoli districts.

  • Uttarakhand: With incessant rains, government to ask for all-weather choppers

    Uttarakhand: With incessant rains, government to ask for all-weather choppers

    With incessant rains over the last two days hampering relief operations in Uttarakhand, the state government today geared up to requisition choppers which can be flown even in bad weather to take food supplies to affected areas in Rudraprayag, Uttarkashi and Chamoli districts.

  • Everest conquerors to the rescue!

    Everest conquerors to the rescue!

    A group of ace climbers, which includes Mt Everest conquerors Bachendri Pal and Premlata Agarwal, have quietly arrived in Uttarkashi from across India trekking up to villages where even the Army jawans haven't reached, providing essential supplies to marooned villagers who have no food, water or power.

  • Uttarakhand: Rain and landslides hit rescue operations, thousands still stranded

    Uttarakhand: Rain and landslides hit rescue operations, thousands still stranded

    At mid-day on Monday, the Met department upgraded its weather warning for Uttarakhand from "severe" rain to "very severe" rain in the next three days. Nearly 15,000 people remain stranded today, with rain and new landslides impeding rescue operations. Helicopters have been unable to fly today to many parts of the state. But the Indian Air Force has...

  • Uttarakhand: Rain hits rescue operations, 15,000 still stranded

    Uttarakhand: Rain hits rescue operations, 15,000 still stranded

    Nearly 15,000 people remain stranded in Uttarakhand; the return of bad weather is impeding rescue operations. Helicopters have not been able to fly this morning, and landslides late on Sunday night have blocked major routes that were being used to evacuate people by foot.

  • Uttarakhand: big and unusual role for the Air Force's C-130J

    Uttarakhand: big and unusual role for the Air Force's C-130J

    In a very innovative, yet daring move, the Indian Air Force (IAF) today virtually established an aviation fuel supply bridge at Dharasu in Uttarkashi to give greater impetus to rescue operations that have been severely restricted due to non-availability of aviation fuel in the upper reaches of Uttarakhand.

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