Will make Uttarakhand best state by 2025: CM Dhami

Pushkar Singh Dhami completed 100 days of his second term on Thursday. He said his government has done a good job during this period and made a commitment to make Uttarakhand the country’s best state by 2025. Speaking to reporters while releasing a ‘Vikas Pustika’ (development book) titled “100 Din Vikas Ke, Samarpan Aur Prayas Ke” (100 days of development, dedication and effort)
#CMDhami #Uttarakhand #News #Politics #LawGovernment

8 hours ago

Uttarakhand: Landslide in Pauri triggered by heavy rain disrupts Kedarnath Yatra

A massive landslide near Sirobagad in Pauri that was triggered by the heavy spell of rains resulted in traffic blockage disrupting the Badrinath and Kedarnath Yatra. The PWD department deployed JCB machines to clear the debris but found it difficult to open the road.
#PWD #KedarnathYatra #Uttarakhand #SensitiveSubjects


Pune: Uttarakhand Governor Lt Gen Gurmit Singh delivers talk on national...

Uttarakhand Governor Lieutenant General Gurmit Singh (Retd) delivered a talk on the ‘National Security Aspects’ at the Military Institute of Technology (MILIT), Pune Wednesday. Lt Gen Singh highlighted various security aspects pertaining to India, including present conditions at the northern borders.
#GurmitSingh #MilitaryInstituteofTechnology #Pune #LawGovernment #Military #Government


Uttarakhand: Landslide kills woman, leaves 5 injured in Rudraprayag

A woman from Maharashtra was killed and five others sustained injuries in Uttarakhand. The vehicle in which they were travelling was hit by a landslide on Kedarnath road on Wednesday. The incident occurred near Sonprayag on Rudra Prayag-Gaurikund National Highway at around 3:00 pm.
#Uttarakhand #SensitiveSubjects

2 days ago

Explained: As states push for extending compensation, what to expect on Day...

The Goods and Services Tax Council is meeting on Wednesday (June 29) for the second day of its 47th meeting for discussions on the contentious issue of extension of compensation mechanism. Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, and Delhi have asked for an extension of the compensation regime.
#GSTCouncil #TamilNadu #LawGovernment #Government

2 days ago

Uttarakhand’s secretary named in FIR after cricketer complains of threats

Former Under-19 cricketer Arya Sethi was given death threats by coach Manish Jha, team manager Navneet Mishra and video analyst Piyush Raghuvanshi. Mahim Verma and six others from the state cricket unit have been named in an FIR.
#AryaSethi #Uttarakhand #Sports #TeamSports #Cricket

3 days ago

Uttarakhand: Mother, minor daughter gang-raped in moving car in Haridwar district

A six-year-old girl and her mother were allegedly gang-raped by some unidentified persons in a moving car in Uttarakhand’s Haridwar district recently. The incident took place Friday night when the minor girl was heading to Roorkee from Kaliyar. The mother reportedly earns through begging and lives in a shelter home. The two were soon rushed to a hospital.
#Uttarakhand #SensitiveSubjects #LawGovernment #PublicSafety

3 days ago

Roorkee gang rape: Police release CCTV grab of suspect

Police have released a CCTV grab of a suspect on a motorcycle even as they are yet to make any breakthrough in connection with the gang rape of a 35-year-old woman and her daughter in a moving car in Uttarakhand’s Roorkee last week. Police have announced a ₹10,000 cash reward for information that may lead to the arrest of the suspect.
#Roorkee #LawGovernment #PublicSafety #SensitiveSubjects

3 days ago

Delhi misses its date with monsoon, light rain likely

The southwest monsoon usually arrives at the capital on June 27. It missed the date last year as well, arriving 16 days late. The monsoon will cover most parts of Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir.
#Delhi #News #Weather #SensitiveSubjects

4 days ago

Haridwar Man Sues Groom for Rs 50 Lakh after 'Baraat' Leaves him Behind

The groom from Uttarakhand's Haridwar has filed a lawsuit in a local court. The friend was unhappy after the baraat left prior to the time mentioned in the wedding card. The groom asked the friends to go back to their home because they were late. Chandrashekhar claimed that he was mentally tortured by the people who he invited.
#Chandrashekhar #Uttarakhand #PeopleSociety #FamilyRelationships #Marriage

4 days ago

201 pilgrims died during Char Dham: Govt data

Over 200 people have died so far during the ongoing Char Dham Yatra in Uttarakhand. The predominant causes of deaths are medical aliments among elderly pilgrims. The yatra started on May 3 and is scheduled to end in the later part of October. So far, the number of pilgrims who embarked on the pilgrimage has crossed 250,000.
#CharDhamYatra #Uttarakhand #PeopleSociety #ReligionBelief

5 days ago

Police: 6-year-old girl, mother both were gang-raped in car in Haridwar

The mother of the six-year-old girl, who was gang-raped by some unidentified persons in Uttarakhand, was also raped, police said. The medical report of the mother and the girl confirmed rape, and four police teams have been formed to nab the accused. The girl’s mother earns a livelihood by begging and lives in a shelter home.
#Haridwar #SensitiveSubjects #LawGovernment #PublicSafety

5 days ago

Daily brief: Uttarakhand braces for Kanwar Yatra after 2-year gap

Uttarakhand government is bracing for challenges of Kanwar yatra after 2-year gap. This year the yatra is expected to draw a huge influx of devotees and it is likely to break earlier records. Chandrakant Pandit leads Madhya Pradesh to their first-ever Ranji Trophy victory.
#ChandrakantPandit #Kan #RanjiTrophy #Uttarakhand #News

5 days ago

Uttarakhand braces for challenges of Kanwar yatra after 2-year gap

Kanwar monsoon fair will be held from July 14 to July 26 with over 30 million devotees expected this year. Kanwar yatra's volume is ten times the volume of the Char Dham yatra. Kanwariyas arrive on foot to fetch sacred Ganga water which they use to worship Shiva Lingams in Lord Shiva temple.
#Kan #CharDham #Uttarakhand #PeopleSociety #ReligionBelief

5 days ago

Meteor showers on the menu: Why hills are drawing more astro tourists post Covid-19

Small hill stations of Uttarakhand offering out-of-this-world experience to travellers. With international trips becoming dearer due to revenge travel after over two years of pandemic, more tourists are looking at domestic destinations such as Bhimtal and Kausani, propelling astro-tourism.
#Covid #Uttarakhand #Travel #TouristDestinations

5 days ago

Carnivorous Plant that Eats Larvae and Tadpoles Discovered in Uttarakhand

Utricularia Furcellata has been found in the western Himalayan region for the first time ever. The discovery has been made by the research team of the Uttarakhand Forest Department. The research has been published in the prestigious ‘Journal of Japanese Botany’
#UttarakhandForestDepartment #Himalayan #Uttarakhand #Science #BiologicalSciences

6 days ago

J&K rain: Body of guide, who tried to save tourist, found; Tourist still missing

The body of Shakeel Ahmad, 25, a resident of central Kashmir’s Ganderbal, was found at Lidderwat in Anantnag. The group of 13 including eight tourists and five guides, trekkers and ponny-wallas were on a trekking trip to Tarsar Lake. The tourist from Uttarakhand is still missing while the rest of the group has been rescued by the authorities.
#ShakeelAhmad #J&K #Travel

1 weeks ago

Day after suspension order, Uttarakhand Vigilance arrests IAS officer in...

Ram Vilas Yadav, the additional secretary in Uttarakhand’s rural department, was arrested Thursday. Yadav is accused of amassing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income. He was earlier the secretary of the Lucknow Development Authority (LDA) The officer is set to retire by June-end.
#RamVilasYadav #handVigilance #Uttarak #News #Politics #LawGovernment

1 weeks ago

Disproportionate assets case: IAS officer arrested in Uttarakhand

Ram Vilas Yadav, additional secretary in Uttarakhand government, arrested in a disproportionate assets case. Yadav had appeared for questioning in the vigilance department on Wednesday afternoon and was later arrested the same night. He has disproportionate assets of over 522%, officials said.
#RamVilasYadav #IAS #Uttarakhand #LawGovernment #News #Politics

1 weeks ago

Gender Responsive Governance: NCW launches workshop to train women MLAs

The National Commission for Women (NCW) launched the Workshop on Gender Responsive Governance for the elected women representatives under ‘She Is A Changemaker’ project. The event was inaugurated by the governor of Uttar Pradesh Anandiben Patel. A total of 29 participants from Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand have taken part in the workshop.
#AnandibenPatel #NationalCommissionforWomen #SheIsAChangemaker #UttarPradesh #PeopleSociety

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