Uttarakhand

Plastic rice found in Uttarakhand’s Udham Singh Nagar

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Yet another case of plastic rice in Uttarakhand has been witnessed. Purshottam Verma of Udham Singh Nagar‘s Kashipur had purchased a branded company’s rice packet, which turned out to be mixed with plastic rice after cooking. ALSO READ: Dronagiri modifies its funeral customs to save the environment Verma and his family made a ball of the […]

Dronagiri modifies its funeral customs to save the environment

Thursday, June 08, 2017

Just the way The United States showed, after being pulled out of the Paris accord, that when it comes to saving our planet, no action is too small or negligible, in a similar vein, this small Himalayan village does not burn their dead so as to not damage the mountain  ecology. ALSO READ: Lenovo launches the […]

3 dead as car falls into ditch in Almora

Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Almora (Uttrakhand) : Three people have died after their vehicle fell into a ditch in Almora district of Uttarakhand. The incident happened between Berinaag and Haldwani. Six people were injured and have been admitted to hospital for treatment.

Hazardous sale of plastic rice in Uttarakhand

Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Uttarakhand vendors are openly selling plastic rice in Haldwani district, according to the reports, the Pal family of Halwdani bought rice from a confectionery and found a variation in the taste of rice. The matter came to light when a video of children playing with a ball made up of plastic rice went viral. It […]

Chinese helicopter violates Indian airspace

Sunday, June 04, 2017

A Chinese helicopter was spotted over the skyline of Chamoli, Uttrakhand near Sino-India border and was traced yesterday. ALSO READ: Uttarakhand CM inaugurates Patanjali Sevashram for children affected by 2013 Kedarnath tragedy Superintendent of Police (SP) Chamoli Tripti Bhatt said: “The helicopter violated Indian airspace for over three to five minutes”. The violation, whether intentional or unintentional, […]

Uttarakhand CM inaugurates Patanjali Sevashram for children affected by 2013 Kedarnath tragedy

Saturday, June 03, 2017

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat and Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev on Saturday inaugurated Patanjali Sevashram and Sanskrit Gurukulam in Uttarakhand’s Devprayag for the children affected due to the 2013 Kedarnath tragedy. Yog Guru Baba Ramdev said “The campus is very beautiful and I don’t think anything can match the beauty of this Patanjali Sevashram. […]

Uttarakhand: 23 dies after bus falls into a river

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

A bus carrying 29 pilgrims from Uttarkashi to Gangotri, fell into the river near Uttarakhand’s Dharasu area. All these people hailed from Madhya Pradesh. A rescue operation was carried out by the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel after the incident. ALSO READ: Uttarakhand: Five killed after boulder falls on bus Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh […]

Uttarakhand: Five killed after boulder falls on bus

Monday, May 22, 2017

At least five people were killed and more than six people suffered injuries after a boulder fell on a bus at Kakrighat in Almora in Uttarakhand. The police arrived at the spot soon after and the injured were rushed to the nearest hospital. ALSO READ: Toll rises, 13 pilgrims dead in Uttarakhand landslide Meanwhile, nearly 14,000 […]

Toll rises, 13 pilgrims dead in Uttarakhand landslide

Sunday, May 21, 2017

The death toll of ‘Char Dham’ pilgrims caught in the massive landslide in Uttarakhand has now gone up to 13. The Border Road Organisation (BRO) which cleared the debris informed that the number of dead has reached 13 from the time the journey started on, April 28. Most of the pilgrims died while on Yamunotri […]

Army officer kills stray dogs, activists seek action against him

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Dehradun: An Army officer here allegedly beat three stray dogs to death and injured two others, causing strong resentment among canine lovers who have urged Army chief Bipin Rawat to bring the officer to book. Major Manish Thapa of the Intelligence Corps was out on a walk with his pet on the evening of May […]

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