Narendra Sethi

Dehradun Diary: CM Dhami approves first sports university in Haldwani

She said that the university will be built on about 100 acres, for which the District Magistrate has been asked to find a land near the stadium.

23 Mar 2023

Uttarakhand government decides to impose cess for cow protection under new excise policy

The decision came at a cabinet meeting on Monday that took a relook at the state’s excise policy. Besides imposing the Rs 3 cess, the government decided to reduce liquor prices.

22 Mar 2023

CAG flags use of ambulance, hearse for illegal mining in Uttarakhand

Along with this, the number of government vehicles have also been found “deployed” for thousands of outlet permits.

21 Mar 2023

Uttarakhand Budget focuses on youth, employment

“We are moving towards good governance,” said Agarwal. This year, the tiny hill state will host three major events of G-20, he added.

16 Mar 2023

Char Dham Yatra: Eco-tourist fee for copter pilgrims

To make Badrinath garbage-free, Char Dham pilgrims to shell out Rs 20 extra plus the fee

13 Mar 2023

Hungry bears on prowl as layers of snow cover Badrinath surroundings

This winter, especially in February, the bears have created mayhem by damaging several properties in search of food.

13 Mar 2023

Meet Colonel Geeta, first woman to command battalion along LAC

The Colonel comes from Pauri in Uttarakhand, which gave the country its first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen Bipin Rawat.

12 Mar 2023

Haldwani cleanest city in Uttarakhand, Rishikesh worst

However, it will be even more challenging to prevent air quality from deteriorating due to forest fires and rising heat in the coming two-three months.

12 Mar 2023

Water level dips in Uttarakhand rivers amid rising power issues

Uttarakhand Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd (UJVNL) has reported a decline in power generation in the state due to low water levels in various rivers.

10 Mar 2023

Chamoli, Rudraprayag most prone to landslides: ISRO

The latest report of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has raised concerns over the threat of landslides in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli and Rudraprayag districts.

08 Mar 2023

Leopard on hunt for dog leaves it alive in Uttarakhand's Tehri district

A leopard captured with its prey in a room leaves it alive in Tehri district. It ran after a dog in search of its food, the dog entered the bathroom of a house to save its life.  

07 Mar 2023

Minimum fee for VIP darshan at Char Dham

The Uttrakahand government is focusing on making elaborate arrangements for the pilgrims for the Char Dham Yatra starting next month. 

06 Mar 2023

Wildlife alive! Jumbo journey from Uttarakhand to Himachal

A herd of elephants from Uttarakhand was seen moving up to Nahan forest area of Sirmaur district in Himachal Pradesh.

06 Mar 2023

Joshimath compensation process begins

Reasons behind Joshimath land subsidence may be unplanned construction, over-population, obstruction of natural flow of water.

05 Mar 2023

Taking a cue from Saudi, Uttarakhand eases norms for women Haj pilgrims

Uttarakhand Waqf Board Chairman Shadab Shams told this daily, “Now, women going on Haj have been exempted from the obligation of many rules. Women will be able to go on Haj without a male relative."

02 Mar 2023

In a first, Uttarakhand to set up ‘mother milk bank’

“Under this scheme, lactating women will be able to donate milk to the bank,” said the health minister.

01 Mar 2023

In a first, gold urn to be installed at Kedarnath temple during yatra

The Badrinath Kedarnath Temple Committee is going to install a gold urn during the Chardham Yatra at Kedarnath temple this time.

27 Feb 2023

Joshimath rehab hits security rule hurdle

The situation is such that wherever the survey work starts with the help of drones, it does not get completed due to these rules.

26 Feb 2023

CAT orders reinstatement of Chief Conservator of Forests over illegal cutting of trees in Uttarakhand

Bharti was accused of cutting 6,000 trees in Corbett Park and not taking action on illegal construction.

26 Feb 2023

Joshimath relief package affected due to obstruction in contour mapping

Advance action is not possible without a report of contour mapping to finalise the rehabilitation package.

26 Feb 2023

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