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Kedarnath, Badrinath and Hemkund Sahib yatra stopped due to heavy rains

Haunted by the memories of devastating floods and deaths in 2013, the Uttarakhand administration has halted pilgrimage to the Himalayan shrines of Kedarnath and Badrinath as the hills have been exp

Chaturvedi wins battle, ACC approves cadre transfer

Sanjiv Chaturvedi, the Indian Forest Service (IFS) officer who has emerged as a whistle-blower, has won a battle, as the centre has finally approved his long-pending cadre transfer. The app

Turning on the wheel

He is a man of few words, but 51-year-old Gyandev Tiwari has an interesting story to tell. Nearly 30 years ago, he decided to realise his childhood dream of turning the brutal force of the Satyon r

A tree grows in Uttarakhand

In April 1986, my father C Pant, who lives in Bhimtal, a small town 20 km downhill from Nainital, got three bagged saplings of avocados from Australia. Being a plant lover, a passion which he claim

Article 356: ‘The dead letter’ comes alive once again

On August 4, 1949, Dr BR Ambedkar, while brushing aside the objections that were raised in the constituent assembly over adoption of emergency provisions, such as the president’s rule in stat

Now, a data bank of traffic violations across India

 An e-challan software would now be providing a comprehensive enforcement solution for state transport enforcement cells and traffic police. Developed by the national informatics centr

A bill that may help Uttarakhand restore its forest

The forest fire which has been raging in Uttarakhand for the past few days has caused widespread destruction and has left environmentalists worried. The fire has undoubtedly caused extensive damage

Third anniversary of Uttarakhand disaster

There was an unprecedented disaster in 2013. Massive amount of torrential rainfall took place which led to flash floods near every single river of the state of Uttarakhand. From Yamuna, Bhagirath

Stories you must read over the weekend

A five-member committee was set up last year to draft the new education policy. The committee, in the report submitted last month but yet to be made public, has recommended that pre-scho

“Uttarakhand should be allowed to have more seats in the assembly”

Harish Rawat has seen more ups and downs in two months than many see in decades. He is back in power in Uttarakhand, but facing a CBI inquiry over the alleged horse-trading sting. Ahead of his

Elections 2017 D-day: March 11 is the counting day

The election commission has announced the schedule of the biggest electoral bout of the year, in five states.    Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Goa, Manipur and Uttarakhand

Elections 2017: What’s new this time

The elections 2017 – to five states – promise to be the biggest political bout during the Modi government, and will impact the nation like no other political event. Here are the sever

Assembly polls: What it means for dramatis personae in different states

Uttar Pradesh Narendra Modi: The outcome of elections in UP will be construed as referendum on Prime Minister’s policies, particularly the demonetisat

Assembly elections: Facebook to remind voters about polling day

Ahead of state assembly polls in five states –Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Goa, Punjab and Manipur – Facebook has decided to give polling day reminder on the newsfeed of its Indian users

Polling ends, all eyes on March 11

With the final phase polling in Uttar Pradesh and Manipur , the assembly polls for five states, including Punjab, Goa and Uttarakhand, came to an end. Amidst all five states, the bat

BJP celebrates UP, Uttarakhand victory

Supporters celebrate the landslide victory of BJP in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand assembly elections outside the BJP office at Ashoka Road, New Delhi.  

The parched hill stations of Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand’s picturesque hill stations are facing an acute water crisis this summer, a time when hordes of tourists put a huge strain on the available infrastructure.  

AAI signs MoU with Uttarakhand govt to strengthen civil aviation

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has signed an agreement with Uttarakhand government and Uttarakhand Civil Aviation Development Authority (UCADA) to develop the civil aviation sector in the

An engineering disaster

After passing the 12th board exams in 2014, Vikas Kumar, of Madhepura in Bihar, took a year’s break to prepare for the engineering entrance exam. The hard work paid off and he managed to scor



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