• That’s right, blame it on Hindi 19 Jul 2019 20:45 Today, Hindi has become the favourite punching bag. (Illustration: Suvajit Dey) Once upon a time (some four decades ago), it was the done thing to blame all the ills of the nation on feminism — from errant children to the break up of joint families, rise …
  • Will verify Uttarakhand’s claim on road in Rajaji Tiger Reserve: CEC to SC 19 Jul 2019 17:39 Rajaji Tiger Reserve. (File Photo) The Central Empowered Committee (CEC) told the Supreme Court Friday that it will verify the claims of the Uttarakhand government which said, “not even an inch” of a road passing through a corridor between Rajaji and …
  • Over 75 engineering, technical colleges to shut down; stop taking students in 2019 19 Jul 2019 15:20 During the 2018-19 academic session, 54 colleges had chosen progressive closure, while the number of such colleges was at 106 during 2017-18. Representational Image/ File More than 75 engineering and technical colleges that are preparing to shut down …
  • Over 75 engineering, technical colleges to shut down 19 Jul 2019 13:24 NEW DELHI: More than 75 engineering and technical colleges that are preparing to shut down have opted not to admit students from this academic session, majority of them in Uttar Pradesh, officials said. The major reasons behind the institutions opting for …
  • NGO seeks new national forest policy to tackle man-animal conflict 19 Jul 2019 13:15 Dehradun, July 19 (IANS) A Dehradun-based NGO working on environment and human rights issues on Friday called for bringing a new national forest policy to mitigate the man-animal conflicts which are rising in India. “Thirty per cent of the wildlife …
  • Citizens Protest Against Indian Government Order to Cull 'Vermin' Monkeys in Himachal Pradesh-Report 19 Jul 2019 13:10 Society 15:21 19.07.2019Get short URL New Delhi (Sputnik): A notification by India’s Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change last week to cull “vermin” monkeys roaming in the non-forested areas of northern Himachal Pradesh state has angered both …
  • Varanasi: Shops decked up for Kanwar Yatra, excitement among youth for Modi-Yogi t-shirts 19 Jul 2019 05:08 Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) [India], July 19 (ANI): Ahead of the Kanwar Yatra, shopkeepers in Varanasi are selling colourful t-shirts with images of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath printed on them. The Kanwar Yatra begins on …
  • Centre allows culling of monkeys in Shimla, activists protest 18 Jul 2019 21:16 NEW DELHI: Union environment ministry has declared monkeys (Rhesus Macaque) as ‘vermin’ in Himachal Pradesh, allowing local authorities to cull this animal in certain identified non-forest areas in Shimla for one year. The move has, however, attracted the …
  • Experts differ on Karnataka Governor’s missive to Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar 18 Jul 2019 21:13 Karnataka Speaker Ramesh Kumar. (Photo: PTI) Experts differ in their interpretation of the communication sent by Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala to Assembly Speaker K R Ramesh Kumar and Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy, asking the latter to prove his …
  • Delhi police files chargesheet in Tiwari’s son murder case 18 Jul 2019 18:09 New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Delhi Police on Thursday filed a chargesheet against Apoorva Shukla, who was arrested for allegedly murdering her husband Rohit Shekhar Tiwari, son of former Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand chief minister N.D. Tiwari. A 518-page …
  • Rohit Shekhar Tiwari murder: Wife named in chargesheet for killing 18 Jul 2019 15:18 Apoorva Shukla Lawyer Apoorva Shukla has been charged with killing her husband Rohit Shekhar Tiwari, the son of late veteran politician N D Tiwari, by allegedly smothering and strangulating him following an argument over him drinking alcohol with his …
  • Connectivity to India-China border villages disrupted, Government intends to link through IMSAT now 18 Jul 2019 14:39 The government has decided to connect 496 villages along the India-China border with IMSAT satellite that will restore connectivity to people living in such remote areas, Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad informed Rajya Sabha on Thursday. …
  • Nagaland allocated Rs 10.74 cr for Modernization of Police Forces 18 Jul 2019 11:54 New Delhi, July 2 (MExN): As a part of Modernisation of Police Forces (MPF), the state of Nagaland has been allotted a sum of Rs 10.74 crore for 2019-20, the parliament was told on Tuesday. In a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha on July 2, the …
  • Nagaland receives Rs 33.96 crore for BADP in 2018-19 18 Jul 2019 11:54 New Delhi, July 2 (MExN): The State of Nagaland received a total of Rs 33.96 crore, as a part of Border Area Development Programme (BADP), the Lok Sabha was informed today. According to figure given by Minister of State for Home Affairs, Nityanand Rai in a …
  • Massive rural sanitation drive by NMCG helps clean Ganga 18 Jul 2019 11:10 Haridwar, Uttarakhand [India], July 18 (ANI): Few miles from Haridwar city, Ajitpur is one among 4,465 villages located on the Ganga river basin which have been identified by the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) as part of its Ganga Rejuvenation …
  • VHP opposes setting up liquor plant in Devprayag 18 Jul 2019 10:22 New Delhi: The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) has opposed the Uttarakhand government’s decision to open a liquor plant in Deyprayag, saying it should respect the sentiments of Hindi holy men and people in the state. VHP spokesperson Vinod Bansal told …
  • On way home: Tuskers tranquilised, head for Pilibhit forest (IANS Special) 18 Jul 2019 10:22 After the crucial tranquilisation carried out late on Wednesday the tuskers were now being transported by road from Bareilly to Pilibhit where they would be pushed back to forests by Thursday afternoon. The tuskers who drifted away from their usual …
  • Wanted Maoist arrested from Bareilly railway station: UP ATS 18 Jul 2019 05:00 The ATS recovered a .315 country-made pistol, some literature and a pen drive from the arrested suspect. (Representational image) The Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) Wednesday arrested an alleged Maoist, identified as Kheem Singh Bora, from the …
  • BJP Expels Uttarakhand MLA Champion For Brandishing Guns At A Party 18 Jul 2019 02:57 The BJP on Wednesday expelled its Uttarakhand MLA Pranav Singh Champion from the party for six years, days after a purported video of the legislator brandishing guns and dancing at a house party became viral on social media. BJP media head and Rajya Sabha …
  • How to save water the old way 18 Jul 2019 02:40 The water crisis in India has sent alarm bells ringing and prompted Prime Minister Narendra Modi to appeal to citizens to create awareness and share knowledge of traditional water conservation. TOI took a tour of several villages across the country — where …
  • Karnataka political crisis updates | Fate of Cong-JD(S) govt hangs in balance as it faces trust vote on July 18 18 Jul 2019 00:51 The Supreme Court on Wednesday says the 15 dissident Karnataka MLAs cannnot be compelled to participate in House proceedings. The apex court had on Tuesday taken a swipe at the Congress-Janata Dal (Secular) combine in Karnataka for questioning the court…
  • Northern states resolve to set up common police & drug secretariat 18 Jul 2019 00:45 The proposal to have common Police and Drug Secretariat, both in physical and virtual space, was mooted by Haryana DGP Manoj Yadava. Police chiefs of the northern states on Wednesday resolved to set up a common Police and Drug Secretariat to share relevant …
  • Uttarakhand legislator Pranav Singh expelled from BJP for six years over video with guns 17 Jul 2019 22:33 Pranav Champion (Source: ANI) BJP expelled Uttarakhand legislator Kunwar Pranav Singh ‘Champion’ from the party’s primary membership for six years on charges of indiscipline on Wednesday. This comes as the party’s response to a video where Pranav, the MLA …
  • BJP expels gun-toting Champion for 6 years 17 Jul 2019 20:39 The MLA had also used inappropriate language against the state. New Delhi: Almost a week after the BJP issued notice to its Uttarakhand MLA, Pranav Singh Champion over a purported video brandishing guns and dancing to Bollywood songs, the party leadership …
  • Indian Politician Expelled From Party Over Lewd Conduct in Video 17 Jul 2019 19:00 Asia & Pacific 21:56 17.07.2019Get short URL New Delhi (Sputnik): A state legislator in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh has been expelled from his party after a video clip, showing him dancing while drinking and waiving revolvers as well as using the …
  • BJP expels MLA Kunwar Pranav Singh Champion 17 Jul 2019 18:39 17 Jul 2019, 05:02PM ISTSource: Times NowThe Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has expelled Uttarakhand MLA Kunwar Pranav Singh Champion for six years after his video gone viral where he was seen dancing with two pistols and a carbine in a viral video. Last …
  • BJP expels Champion for 6 years over pistol dance (2nd Lead) 17 Jul 2019 18:03 Dehradun, July 17 (IANS) Uttarakhand Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Kunwar Pranav Singh Champion was expelled from the primary membership of the party for six years on Wednesday, after a video of him dancing with two pistols and a carbine went …
  • Delhi government releases Rs 109 crore to MCDs to fight dengue, chikungunya 17 Jul 2019 16:43 Image Source : PTI Delhi government releases Rs 109 crore to MCDs to fight dengue, chikungunya The Delhi government has released Rs 109 crore to all three municipal corporations here for dealing with vector borne diseases, such as dengue and chikungunya, …
  • HC notice to Azam Khan on petition by Jaya Prada challenging his election from Rampur 17 Jul 2019 16:42 Image Source : PTI HC notice to Azam Khan on petition by Jaya Prada challenging his election from Rampur The Allahabad High Court on Wednesday issued notice to Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan on a petition filed by BJP candidate Jaya Prada challenging his …
  • Rain turns Delhi weather pleasant, causes traffic jams 17 Jul 2019 16:42 Image Source : PTI Rain turns Delhi weather pleasant, causes traffic jams Delhi woke up to a cool and pleasant morning on Wednesday as overnight rain brought the mercury levels down, providing much-needed relief to the people even as it threw the traffic …
  • 2 kids die, 52 taken ill after drinking 'contaminated' water from school hand pump: Official 17 Jul 2019 16:42 Image Source : PTI 2 kids die, 52 taken ill after drinking 'contaminated' water from school hand pump: Official Two children died and 52 others were taken ill allegedly after drinking contaminated water from a hand pump in their village school in …
  • BJP expels gun-toting Uttarakhand MLA Kunwar Pranav Singh Champion 17 Jul 2019 16:33 The BJP on July 17 expelled its Uttarakhand MLA Kunwar Pranav Singh Champion from the party for six years, days after a purported video of the legislator brandishing guns and dancing at a house party became viral on social media. BJP media head and Rajya …
  • Haryana govt, NSE sign pact for growth of MSMEs 17 Jul 2019 14:18 New Delhi, Jul 17 () National Stock Exchange (NSE) Wednesday said it has signed a pact with the Haryana government to help boost the growth of MSME sector in the state. As per the memorandum of understanding, NSE will support the Haryana government in …
  • Gun-toting BJP MLA expelled for 6 years over viral video 17 Jul 2019 14:13 (MENAFN - NewsBytes) Gun-toting BJP MLA expelled for 6 years over viral video 17 Jul 2019 Days after he was seen in a controversial viral video, Uttarakhand BJP MLA Kunwar Pranav Singh Champion was expelled from the party for six years. Champion was …
  • BJP expels Uttarakhand MLA Pranav Singh Champion for drunken gun dance 17 Jul 2019 14:04 BJP expels Uttarakhand MLA Pranav Singh Champion The BJP on Wednesday expelled its Uttarakhand MLA Pranav Singh Champion from the party for six years, days after a purported video of the legislator brandishing guns and dancing at a house party became viral …
  • BJP expels gun-toting Uttarakhand MLA 17 Jul 2019 13:32
  • BJP expels Pranav Singh Champion for 6 years over pistol dance video 17 Jul 2019 12:28 IANS| Jul 17, 2019, 05.01 PM IST Indiatimes Uttarakhand MLA Pranav Singh Champion NEW DELHI: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday expelled Uttarakhand MLA Pranav Singh Champion from the party for six years, days after he was seen dancing with two …
  • BJP expels Champion for 6 years over pistol dance video 17 Jul 2019 11:51 New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday expelled Uttarakhand MLA Pranav Singh Champion from the party for six years, days after he was seen dancing with two pistols and a carbine in a video, which went viral on the social …
  • Video captures deadly car cash in Jaipur 17 Jul 2019 11:50 Image Source : INDIA TV Car crash in Jaipur A shocking CCTV footage of an accident has gone viral online. The footage is from Jaipur. The video is said to have been captured at Jaipur's JNN Marg, JDS Circle. The video shows a fast pacing car from a …
  • Uttarakhand BJP expels ‘Champion’ MLA for 6 years over dancing video with guns 17 Jul 2019 11:48 Pranav Champion (Source: ANI) Days after a video of BJP MLA from Khanpur, Uttarakhand, Pranav Singh ‘Champion’ brandishing four guns and dancing to a Bollywood song went viral, BJP on Wednesday expelled him from the party for six years. The MLA was …
  • BJP expels Uttarakhand MLA Pranav Singh Champion 17 Jul 2019 11:33
  • Karnataka Crisis Live | Kumaraswami Has Lost His Mandate, Must Resign Tomorrow, Says Yeddyurappa 17 Jul 2019 10:47 The Supreme Court on Wednesday said the discretion of the Karnataka Assembly Speaker in deciding on the resignation of 15 rebel legislators should not be fettered by a direction or observations of court, adding the MLAs cannot be compelled to attend the …
  • Karanataka crisis: Congress says SC order nullifying whip sets 'terrible judicial precedent' 17 Jul 2019 09:37 The Congress on Wednesday said the Supreme Court order on the Karnataka political crisis nullifying the whip and providing "blanket protection" to MLAs who have betrayed public mandate sets a "terrible judicial precedent". The Supreme …
  • Australia-India finalise a new veterinary health protocol 17 Jul 2019 08:55 Australia and India recently finalised a new veterinary health protocol for the export of Australian breeder sheep to India, the Australian High Commission, New Delhi informed through a media release. To mark the occasion, Australia’s High Commissioner to …
  • Gangster, 3 who helped him escape killed: UP cops 16 Jul 2019 23:14 In Meerut, two members of the Sandu gang, Rajat alias Ravindra and Amit alias Sheru, were killed in an encounter on Sardhana-Daurala state highway Tuesday afternoon. THE MEERUT and Muzaffarnagar police killed four criminals in shootouts at separate places …
  • At 84, Dalai Lama still young! 16 Jul 2019 20:09 BY VISHAL GULATI Dharamsala, July 16 (IANS) Eighty-four and still young! Revered by the Tibetans as a ‘living god’ and idolised in the Orient and the West, he transcends all barriers of religion, language and even distances. Wearing his trademark maroon …
  • Towards social politics 16 Jul 2019 19:17 Modi’s emphasis on social politics, in a sense, emerges from the recent discourse of the RSS. Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently made a case for social politics or politics that is sensitive to social activism. Modi’s intervention is timely since Indian …
  • BJP high command upset over Devprayag distillery 16 Jul 2019 15:03 Dehradun: The BJP high command is miffed over Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat’s decision to permit a private distillery in the holy area of Devprayag where the Bhagirathi and Alaknanda rivers meet to form the Ganga, top party sources said …
  • Sawan 2019: Start Date, End Date, Significance of Sawan month 16 Jul 2019 14:35 Sawan 2019: Sawan starts from July 17 and will continue till August 15. Sawan 2019 Start Date: Sawan is considered to be one of the holiest months of the Hindu calendar, during which devotees observe fast and worship Lord Shiva. It is the fifth lunar month …
  • Tiger Kills, Eats Man In Corbett Reserve 16 Jul 2019 13:08 His half-eaten body was later recovered from the thick forests (Representational) Dehradun: A man was killed by a tiger in Kalagarh area of the Corbett Tiger Reserve in Uttarakhand's Kumaon region, forest officials said on Tuesday. Sohan Singh, a daily …
  • Three killed as heavy rains lash Uttarakhand 16 Jul 2019 13:03 Dehradun, July 16 (IANS) Three people were killed as monsoon rains on Monday continued to lash Uttarakhand with full ferocity, blocking highways and triggering landslides at number of places. The Met Department has issued warning of heavy rains at number …
  • Supply Of Surgical Gloves 16 Jul 2019 12:20 Tuesday, July 16, 2019, 08:00 Hrs  [IST] Organisation Details Organisation Name UTTARAKHAND MEDICAL HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE DEPARTMENT UTTARAKHAND Address North Uttarakhand Health And Family Welfare Society Dehradun, Country : India Tender Details …
  • Forest dept officials rescue leopard cub from Uttarakhand village 16 Jul 2019 12:10 Pithoragarh (Uttarakhand) [India], July 16 (ANI): A leopard cub was rescued from inside a house here by Forest Department officials on Monday night from the Pande Gaon village in Pithoragarh in Uttarakhand. The leopard cub was inside a house in the …
  • Man mauled to death by tiger in Corbett reserve 16 Jul 2019 11:48 Image Source : REPRESENTATIONAL/AP Tiger kills man in Corbett reserve In Corbett Tiger Reserve, a daily wage labourer was killed by a tiger. Along with forest guards, he was patrolling in the Kalagarh area when he was mauled to death by the tiger that …
  • Stage set for monsoon revival over Central India, adjoining peninsula 16 Jul 2019 09:55   The land-based monsoon trough has retreated from the Himalayan foothills and settled back into its original alignment from North-West Rajasthan to North-East Bay of Bengal this (Tuesday) morning. This sets the ground for revival of the monsoon over …
  • Heavy rains to hit parts of Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh; IMD issues yellow warning 16 Jul 2019 09:24 Image Source : PTI Heavy rains to hit parts of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh (Representational image) Heavy rainfall is likely to occur at isolated places in Uttarakhand's Dehradun, Haridwar, Pauri, Nainital, Pithoragarh and Udham Singh Nagar …
  • Uttarakhand: Forest officials rescued a leopard from house 16 Jul 2019 09:23 Image Source : ANI The Forest department officials rescued a leopard cub in Pithoragarh yesterday. The leopard cub had entered the storeroom of a house which triggered panic among the people.  The Forest department officials rescued a leopard cub in …
  • Google India-Tata Trusts to expand Internet Saathi program to Punjab, Odisha 16 Jul 2019 09:05 New Delhi, Jul 16 () Google India and Tata Trusts Tuesday said their Internet Saathi initiative, that aims to facilitate digital literacy among women in rural India, will be expanded to villages in Punjab and Odisha. Launched in July 2015, the Internet …
  • This Delhi-based 23-year-old represented India at G(irls)20, Japan 16 Jul 2019 09:05 A little ahead of this year’s G20 Summit held in Japan, 24 young women delegates from different parts of the world gathered together in a room. As they sat there, Heather Barnabe, a rights activist asked them to close their eyes for a minute: could those …
  • Cheques related to hailstorm compensation given to farmers bounce in Uttarakhand’s Laksar 16 Jul 2019 07:25 Image Source : PTI Representational In Uttarakhand’s Laksar city, cheques amounting to Rs 6 lakh given to farmers as hailstorm compensation bounced in the bank after the signature of tehsildar did not match.    Forget about getting the money, the bank  …
  • Delhi, Haryana likely to receive heavy rainfall today 16 Jul 2019 05:10 New Delhi : The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday predicted heavy rainfall in Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi and Punjab. Apart from these states, Jammu and Kashmir, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Assam, …
  • Andhra Pradesh records highest number of married people: SRS survey 16 Jul 2019 03:07 NEW DELHI: Andhra Pradesh has the highest number of married people in India followed by Kerala, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal while Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand have the lowest. The national average of married people was reported at 46.8% of the total …
  • Farmer held for ‘objectionable post’ against Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat 16 Jul 2019 02:23 Chief Minister of Uttarakhand Trivendra Singh Rawat. (Express photo: Praveen Khanna/File) The Uttarakhand police have arrested a man for allegedly using objectionable language against Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat. The accused was produced …
  • BJP MLA Sangeet Som questions UP police cover to ‘criminal’ 16 Jul 2019 01:14 BJP MLA from Sardhana, Sangeet Som (File Photo) BJP MLA from Sardhana, Sangeet Som, has sought a high-level probe on why and how the Meerut police has sanctioned two (police) gunners for the security of a hardened criminal ,Bhupendra Baafar, 55, against …
  • Delhi: Dry run ends, more rain expected in city 15 Jul 2019 22:18 At Sunder Nursery. On Tuesday, the temperature will be between 25-33°C. (Express photo by Abhinav Saha) Rain lashed Delhi and NCR Monday, making up for a significant deficit and bringing relief to people two weeks after monsoon officially arrived in the …
  • Ashok Leyland to shut Uttarakhand heavy vehicles plant to for 9 days 15 Jul 2019 17:56 Ashok Leyland Ltd. will close its manufacturing plant in Pantnagar, Uttarakhand, for nine days from July 16 to July 24 because of weak demand for commercial vehicles in India. The plant, which can manufacture 1.5 lakh units annually, was closed …
  • 5 States make the most of PM’s employment-generation scheme 15 Jul 2019 16:47 Out of over one crore new employees who joined the workforce as part of the Pradhan Mantri Rojgar Protsahan Yojana (PMRPY) between August 2016 and March 2019, about 57 per cent came from five States — Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Gujarat and Haryana …
  • Man jailed in Uttarakhand for offensive posts against CM Trivendra Singh Rawat 15 Jul 2019 15:53 By IANS DEHRADUN: A man has been sent to jail in Uttarakhand for posting alleged offensive and objectionable posts against Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on his Facebook account, top police officers said on Monday. Uttarkashi Superintendent of Police …
  • Aus-India finalise new veterinary protocol for export of Australian breeder sheep 15 Jul 2019 15:32 New Delhi, Jul 15 () Australia and India finalised a new veterinary health protocol on Monday for the export of sheep to India to give a boost to its fine wool sector and textiles industry. Under the protocol, agreed between the Indian Department of Animal …
  • Slowdown Woes: Ashok Leyland Temporarily Shuts Pantnagar Plant 15 Jul 2019 15:27 Commercial vehicle maker Ashok Leyland on Monday said that owing to the "weak demand and outlook for the industry", it will close its Pantnagar plant in Uttarakhand for 9 days. "The Company's Plant situated at Pantnagar will remain …
  • Man Arrested For "Offensive" Posts On Uttarakhand Chief Minister: Cops 15 Jul 2019 14:15 He was produced before a court of the Chief Judicial Magistrate which sent him to jail. Dehradun: A man has been sent to jail in Uttarakhand for posting alleged offensive and objectionable posts against Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on his Facebook …
  • CMs of Himalayan states to meet on July 29 15 Jul 2019 13:16 Image Source : PTI  Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said heads of the Finance commission and Niti Aayog would also participate in the one-day conference at the hill resort of Mussoorie. A conference of Chief Ministers of the Himalayan …
  • Former Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat courts arrest in Gairsain 15 Jul 2019 12:31 Harish Rawat addressed a public meeting where he accused the BJP government in the state of doing nothing for Gairsain. (File) Former Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat Friday courted arrest along with several supporters in Gairsain to protest the …
  • Uttarakhand: Congress opposes 2-child cap for rural polls — why not extend it to state, LS elections? 15 Jul 2019 12:30 Leader of Opposition Indira Hridayesh said prohibiting people from contesting only panchayat elections on these conditions is wrong. (Express photo by Virender Singh Negi/File) The Uttarakhand Panchayati Raj (Amendment) Bill, 2019, which bars people …
  • Alternative to Lakshman Jhula to be built soon: Uttarakhand CM Rawat 15 Jul 2019 12:23 Chief Minister of Uttarakhand Trivendra Singh Rawat. (Express photo: Praveen Khanna/File) A DAY after the Uttarakhand government ordered closure of the iconic Lakshman Jhula bridge in Rishikesh for pedestrian and vehicular movement, the state …
  • Uttarakhand: Youth arrested for foul language against CM Trivend 15 Jul 2019 10:37 Uttarkashi: A youth was arrested here on Monday for allegedly employing foul language against Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on social media. The incident was reported from Purola police station area. The youth was allegedly using obscene …
  • Uttarakhand: IMD issues heavy rain warning for several districts 14 Jul 2019 10:29 Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India], July 14 (ANI): Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a warning of heavy to very heavy rainfall in many districts of Uttarakhand including the capital city of Dehradun. In the weather forecast issued today, IMD …
  • Uttarakhand: Pakistani citizen arrested from Indo-Nepal border 14 Jul 2019 00:37 Champawat (Uttarakhand) [India], July 13 (ANI): A Pakistani national was arrested on Saturday at the Indo-Nepal border on the charges of travelling without passport and visa. Jasverr, Banbasa Station Officer, told ANI: "The police received information …
  • '90% of library books are outdated': Uttarakhand government college students erupt in protest 13 Jul 2019 17:01 By PTI PITHORAGARH (Uttarakhand): The Berlin Wall is intact and so is the Soviet Union. This is the impression you get if you browse the books in the library at a government college here, according to a student leader. "90 per cent of the books at the …
  • Video of Uttarakhand MLA Pranav Singh Champion enjoying woman's dance goes viral 13 Jul 2019 11:47 13 Jul 2019, 03:01PM ISTSource: TNNAnother video of Uttarakhand's Khanpur MLA Pranav Singh Champion enjoying woman's dance has gone viral on social media. After a video of Khanpur MLA Champion wherein he was seen dancing with guns went viral, BJP …
  • Cops booked for youth's custodial death in Uttarakhand 12 Jul 2019 18:26 Udham Singh Nagar (Uttarakhand) [India], July 12 (ANI): Five cops have been booked for the alleged custodial death of a youth in Uttarakhand's Udham Singh Nagar district, police said on Friday. The case has been registered against five cops, including …
  • Uttarakhand to host first-ever Himalayan states' conclave on July 28 12 Jul 2019 13:11 Mussoorie (Uttarakhand) [India], July 12 (ANI): Uttarakhand will host the first-ever Himalayan states' conclave here on July 28 where the prime focus will be on sustainable development. The conclave will host the Chief Ministers of the Himalayan states …
  • Uttarakhand to host first-ever Himalayan states' conclave on July 28 12 Jul 2019 13:11 Mussoorie (Uttarakhand) [India], July 12 (ANI): Uttarakhand will host the first-ever Himalayan states' conclave here on July 28 where the prime focus will be on sustainable development. The conclave will host the Chief Ministers of the Himalayan states …
  • Uttarakhand MLA bought VIP number '0001' for Rs. 5.51L 12 Jul 2019 12:18 (MENAFN - NewsBytes) Uttarakhand MLA bought VIP number '0001' for Rs. 5.51L 12 Jul 2019 Uttarakhand BJP MLA Kunwar Pranav Singh Champion, who was recently seen in a controversial viral video of him dancing with guns and mouthing expletives, has …
  • Uttarakhand BJP MLA Pranav Singh Champion expelled after viral video 12 Jul 2019 09:28 Mumbai: Uttarakhand BJP MLA Pranav Singh was expelled on Wednesday from Bhartia Janata Party (BJP) after the video in which he is seen dancing with guns, to a Bollywood song went viral. Earlier, he was suspended for 3 months. However, the suspension period …
  • Uttarakhand: Villagers in Khatima protest over flooding, demand better roads 12 Jul 2019 06:04 Udham Singh Nagar (Uttarakhand) [India], July 12 (ANI): As flooding due to heavy downpour continues to affect daily activities in parts of Uttarakhand, residents of a ward in Khatima area staged a protest demanding better connectivity and relief from the …
  • One killed in landslides as heavy rains lash Uttarakhand 11 Jul 2019 17:44 Dehradun, July 11 (IANS) One youth was killed and 16 injured in landslides at Kedarnath area as heavy rains continued to lash Uttarakhand on Thursday. The landslides occurred near Bhimli area where the unidentified youth was killed in the landslides that …
  • FIR lodged against BJP MLA Champion for abusing people of Uttarakhand 11 Jul 2019 11:07 New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) An FIR has been lodged against controversial BJP MLA Pranav Singh Champion seen brandishing guns and abusing people of Uttarakhand in a video which went viral on social media. The video, which has agitated many in Uttarakhand, has …
  • Uttarakhand fuel hike move comes under fire, Congress urges review 11 Jul 2019 08:55 Dehradun, July 11 (IANS) In a move that has come under fire from all quarters, the Uttarakhand cabinet has also decided to increase the prices of petrol by Rs 2.5 per litre, and of diesel by Rs 1, following on the footsteps of the Union Budget. The state …
  • IMD issues ‘heavy rain’ alerts for Uttarakhand, Bihar 11 Jul 2019 05:16 Category: India Posted by Shameen Published: Jul 11, 2019, 10:40 am IST Updated: Jul 11, 2019, 10:41 am IST New Delhi: The India Meteorological Department on Thursday said the states such as Uttarakhand, East Uttar Pradesh, Bihar are likely to witness …
  • Uttarakhand: Suspended BJP MLA seen dancing with guns in video, party issues notice 11 Jul 2019 00:26 Pranav Champion (Source: ANI) BJP MLA from Khanpur, Uttarakhand, Pranav Singh ‘Champion’, currently suspended from the party on grounds of indiscipline, has been issued a showcause notice by the party after he was seen in a video brandishing four guns and …
  • Uttarakhand BJP MLA dances with guns in hands, may face expulsion from party 10 Jul 2019 15:01 Pranav Champion (Source: ANI) Suspended BJP MLA from Uttarkhand Kunwar Pranav Singh Champion landed in trouble once again on Wednesday as a video showing him dancing with guns in his hands during a get-together went viral prompting an embarrassed party to …
  • CONCOR and BHEL jointly set up a Multi Modal Logistic Facility at Haridwar, Uttarakhand 10 Jul 2019 07:17 CONCOR and BHEL have signed MoU and are moving ahead for jointly setting up Rail Based Logistic Terminal at Haridwar to leverage upon BHEL's strategic location and CONCOR's expertise in logistics. This would be BHEL's strategic entry into a new …
  • Uttarakhand CM Rawat reviews progress, says 910 of 1641 projects completed 10 Jul 2019 05:33 The Chief Minister went on to say that by the end of this year, Gaurikund reservoir will be brought to the earlier position. Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said that 910 out of 1641 projects commissioned at the Chief Minister…
  • Uttarakhand govt plans to produce green power with pine needles 09 Jul 2019 19:00 In the summer of 2016, helicopters fitted with water tanks poured gallons to control raging forest fires in Uttarakhand that had claimed five lives and destroyed 2,200 hectares of jungle. Last month, the forest fires issue reached the Supreme Court as …
  • Uttarakhand CM defends distillery at holy Devprayag area 09 Jul 2019 17:08 Dehradun, July 9 (IANS) Despite stinging criticism, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Tuesday strongly defended the move to set up a distillery to brew liquor in the holy Devprayag area. Rawat said the distillery is 40 kms away from the …
  • Uttarakhand: One dead, 9 injured in car accident 09 Jul 2019 13:59 The travellers were on their way to Kunjo village in Chamoli district when their car met with an accident. Chamoli: One person died and nine others were injured after a car met with an accident here on Tuesday. The travellers were on their way to Kunjo …
  • Bike expedition to commemorate Kargil Diwas in Uttarakhand (Kargil Day Special) 09 Jul 2019 10:53 Dehradun, July 9 (IANS) The Indian Army has organised a Himalayan bike expedition to commemorate Kargil Diwas in Uttarakhand. The 13th battalion of the Jammu and Kashmir Rifles (JAKRIF), who actively participated in the 1999 war, had organised the …
  • Man-eating leopard trapped in Uttarakhand 09 Jul 2019 06:30 Dehradun, July 9 (IANS) A man-eating leopard in Uttarakhand’s Pauri district has been caged by the forest department, officials said on Tuesday. A trap was laid to catch the wildcat which had killed a man, hailing from Bihar, at the Pabo market area last …
  • 82-year-old tailor still at work in Uttarakhand 08 Jul 2019 02:32 Category: India, News Posted by Neha Published: Jul 08, 2019, 7:25 am IST Updated: Jul 08, 2019, 7:34 am IST Chamoli (Uttarakhand): Even at the age of 82, this tailor from a small village in Chamoli district of Uttrakhand is going strong, following his …