Uttarakhand

Mountain chief

Virendra Singh Negi is responsible for bringing solar lighting to the villages, made bridges check dams, and cultivated orchards where people grow fruit to be sold in the towns.

published on : 24th January 2021

Uttarakhand government slashes coronavirus test rate to Rs 500

The state has already started vaccination drive across 13 districts and has procured over 2 lakh doses of Covid vaccine.

published on : 23rd January 2021

Uttarakhand govt requests additional 2,00,000 vaccine citing Mahakumbh 2021

The religious congregation is expected to catch pace next month with over all around 12 Crore devotees expected to attend the event.

published on : 22nd January 2021

Haridwar girl Shrishti Goswami to be one-day CM of Uttarakhand on January 24

She will administer from Gairsain, the summer capital of the state, and will review various schemes run by the state government.

published on : 22nd January 2021

COVID-19: Uttarakhand to get 92,500 more vaccine doses soon

The state had already got 1.13 lakh vaccine doses earlier this month to start vaccination drive on January 16.

published on : 19th January 2021

 More than half of Uttarakhand's 12.19 lakh MGNAREGA workforce women: Data

According to MGNAREGA data, the total number of active workers in Uttarakhand is 8.17 lakh.

published on : 19th January 2021

Alarm bells for Congress in Uttarakhand as former CM Harish Rawat upset with State unit

Harish Rawat had recently insisted on a categorical announcement about the party's chief ministerial candidate ahead of the 2022 polls to stop infighting within the party ranks.

published on : 18th January 2021

EC data shows migration from hill side regions in Uttarakhand, makes way for more 'ghost villages'

Analysts say if the trend continues, political importance of the hill areas will weaken which may prompt further negligence of the remote hills.

published on : 17th January 2021

Indian Railways refuses to slow down trains in Rajaji Tiger Reserve

Railway authorities have already agreed to keep the speed 35 kmph on an 18 km stretch which has been identified as sensitive by both the forest department and railways between 8 pm to 6 am. 

published on : 17th January 2021

Welcome 5G? Over 400 villages in Uttarakhand still without any mobile coverage

Border villages in the state, in fact, are compelled to use Nepalese sim cards due to a dearth of services from Indian network providers.

published on : 17th January 2021

Delivered! Bringing pahadi meat to doorstep

Initiative to home-deliver Himalayan goat meat, branded as ‘Bakraw’, provided a large market to farmers & boosted their income, reports Vineet Upadhyay.

published on : 17th January 2021

Over 5 lakh people have migrated out of Uttarakhand in last 10 years, 734 ghost villages in the state, reveals RTI

The RTI also says that 3946 villages are ones from where people have migrated 'permanently' leaving land and homes which implies these villages fit the definition of 'Ghost Village'.

published on : 17th January 2021

Uttarakhand to provide 20,000 litres free water per month to 18.5 lakh consumers

In case of usage of extra water by any of the consumers, whole bill have to be paid even if a single litre of water is used more than the prescribed limit. 

published on : 16th January 2021

BSP chief Mayawati to go alone in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand Assembly polls in 2022

The former Uttar Pradesh CM promised free anti-COVID vaccine if she were elected to power in the state.

published on : 15th January 2021

'Ready to support youth': Former Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat says he is not keen on CM candidature

I am presenting myself as an example so that this can be continued in other regions and states too, said the general secretary of the INC in a Facebook post.

published on : 14th January 2021
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