Tuesday, Dec 06, 2022



Madrassas under Uttarakhand Waqf to have uniform, regular 6-hour classes from next academic session

November 24, 2022 7:06 am

During that time, he said, a school uniform would be mandatory — “just like any English medium school”. He said, “So far madrassas were known only for Muslim students, but we plan to teach students from every community.”

12 killed as vehicle rolls down gorge in Uttarakhand, CM Dhami orders probe

November 19, 2022 7:30 am

The 10-seater Tata Sumo had 17 passengers in it, according to the State Disaster Response Force whose rescue operation at the site was underway till the latest reports came in.

Eleven killed as vehicle falls into gorge in Uttarakhand's Chamoli 

November 18, 2022 9:21 pm

The passengers were on their way to Palla Jakhol village from Joshimath when the accident occurred.

Uttarakhand moves to make anti-conversion law stronger

November 17, 2022 2:26 am

Cabinet clears amendment to make it cognizable offence with 10-yr jail term

PM to visit Kedarnath, Badrinath today

October 21, 2022 7:15 am

Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami visited the two shrines and reviewed the preparations ahead of the Prime Minister's visit.

Wildlife board nod to Kedarnath ropeway project

October 16, 2022 10:22 pm

At present, pilgrims have to trek 16 kms from Gaurikund to the shrine, which takes the whole day, while the ropeway will enable them to travel from Sonprayag to Kedarnath in just an hour. 

Uttarakhand avalanche: As Uttarkashi counts the dead, families of climbers brace for worst

October 08, 2022 6:39 am

According to officials, the 41-member team had 34 trainees and seven instructors. Of the 26 bodies recovered, they say, four have been brought to Uttarkashi while the rest are still at the base camp.

Uttarkashi avalanche: There was little we could do, says survivor; death count rises to 16

October 07, 2022 2:12 am

A 41-member team of climbers, comprising 34 trainees and 7 instructors, from the Nehru Institute of Mountaineering (NIM), was trapped after the avalanche at Draupadi ka Danda-2 (DKD-2) peak on Tuesday morning.

Uttarakhand avalanche: 10 bodies found, 19 still missing

October 06, 2022 7:05 am

A 41-member team from the Nehru Institute of Mountaineering (NIM) was trapped in the avalanche at Draupadi ka Danda-2 (DKD-2) peak on Tuesday morning. While 12 have been rescued, 19 are still missing.

Uttarakhand Speaker revokes 228 ad-hoc appointments in Vidhan Sabha Secretariat

September 23, 2022 5:06 pm

According to a state government statement, the revoked ad-hoc appointments include 150 that were made in 2016, six in 2020, and 72 appointments last year.


Mentally unstable man climbs over train in Lucknow

February 26, 2016 8:05 am

Lucknow, Feb 26 (ANI): Railway officials had a tough time when a man likely to be mentally unstable climbed over the top of Doon Express. After half-an-hour struggle, the Government Railway Police (GRP) personnel succeeded in bringing the man down. Station Master RK Baghel informed that a high-tension wire running over the train created trouble in the rescue work. Eastern Railway's Doon Express runs between Howrah Junction and Dehradun.

Calling Rahul a 'traitor' reflects BJP's ideology: Congress

February 18, 2016 8:14 am

Dehradun, New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): Lashing out on Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Kailash Choudhary for calling Rahul Gandhi a 'traitor', Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Thursday said anyone who express his views against BJP's ideology and protest against it is 'traitor' for them. Echoing similar sentiments, Congress leader Shobha Oza said the BJP MLA's statement reflects the ideology of entire BJP and RSS, which intends to suppress everyone who stands against them.