Narendra Sethi

Uttarakhand govt to extend tenure of panel on Uniform Civil Code

The demand for an extension has arisen since the committee needs more time to finalize the draft, a senior member of the committee Shatrughan Singh said.

29 Apr 2023

Dhami govt steps up drive to raze religious sites in Uttarakhand's forest areas

Dhami had recently appointed chief conservator of forests Parag Madhukar Dhakate as the nodal officer while intensifying action against alleged ‘mazar jehad’ and ‘land jehad’ on forest land.

29 Apr 2023

U'khand police devise digital scheme to ease traffic congestion

"Due to the acute parking problem in the city, there is traffic congestion every day. Hence, the decision to adopt the digital solution", said the Traffic Superintendent of Police.

27 Apr 2023

26-member team visits Joshimath to assess damage caused by land sinking

Speaking to this newspaper, District Magistrate Joshimath, Himanshu Khurana said, “The NDMA has nominated a team comprising key officials of NDMA,

24 Apr 2023

Anti-encroachment drive: Uttarakhand govt changes tack after finding temples on forest land

The government had planned to remove all encroachments on forest land. But subsequent surveys revealed that apart from 'Mazars' (Muslim shrines), many ancient temples also stand on the forest land. 

23 Apr 2023

Chardham Yatra begins with opening of Gangotri and Yamunotri shrines

Now for the next six months, devotees will be able to worship 'Maa Ganga' in Gangotri and 'Maa Yamuna' in Yamunotri Dham.

22 Apr 2023

Char Dham Yatra begins today, cap on number of pilgrims per day lifted

After the continuous demand of priests and local traders, the government announced the decision regarding the devotees coming to visit the Char Dham.

22 Apr 2023

Security beefed up at Yogi Adityanath's native village in Uttarakhand after Atiq Ahmed murder

Patrolling and police vigil has been increased in the village.

20 Apr 2023

Top court ends tug-of-war: Singhal back as U'khand head of forest force, but due to retire shortly

The fight for the post of department chief, which was embroiled in a court battle, has come to an end on Wednesday.

19 Apr 2023

Dehradun Diary: School kids’ day out at CM Dhami’s house

Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami and his wife Geeta Dhami had kept aside all their official work and meetings this Sunday to meet the children of Shishu Sadan Kedarpuram at their residence.

18 Apr 2023

Tiger on prowl: Uttarakhand steps up vigil after big cat kills 3 in 72 hours

In view of the growing threat of tigers in Uttarakhand’s Pauri district, the administration has declared a holiday for schools and imposed night curfew in 24 affected villages.

18 Apr 2023

The pilgrim's progress: Chardham Yatra to begin on April 22, govt to induct Doppler radar at Kedarghati

In October last year, a helicopter crashed in Kedar Valley due to bad weather claiming the lives of seven devotees, including the pilot.

16 Apr 2023

Stone laid for renovation of Omkareshwar temple

The BKTC chief said the Kotha Bhavan will be constructed as per the traditional style.

15 Apr 2023

Uttarakhand: Pilgrims evince keen interest to visit 'Modi Gufa'

This is the cave that Prime Minister Modi visited on May 18, 2019.

12 Apr 2023

Uttarakhand: Authorities raid 256 schools, issue notices to 22 for violating NCERT syllabus

Director General of Education Banshidhar Tiwari cautioned the No Objection Certificates (NOCs) of the defaulting schools will be cancelled.

10 Apr 2023

Uttarakhand: 6,263 pilgrims book chopper service to Chardham in less than six hours

Initially, passengers booking online had to face problems due to technical glitches in the payment gateway on the IRCTC website. 

10 Apr 2023

Traffic violators to mandatorily watch two-hour film on awareness, after paying fine in Uttarakhand

The traffic rule violators will not be in 'police custody' but will have to mandatorily watch a film depicting awareness of traffic knowledge during the two hours.

08 Apr 2023

Uttarakhand cricket coach wanted in child sexual harassment case granted bail

Shah, a 65-year-old cricket coach, has been accused of being involved in child sexual abuse charges after an audio clip of his conversation with a young cricketer surfaced last month.

08 Apr 2023

Four children charred to death in house fire in Uttarakhand

The fire was so fierce that the entire house was gutted which leads to the explosion of other cylinders, kept in the house, one after another.

07 Apr 2023

Uttarakhand to follow updated NCERT pattern, removes chapters on Mughal history

'How Islam emerged and what was the Contribution of the Mughal rulers in the history of India' will no longer be part of Uttarakhand's curriculum.

07 Apr 2023

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