Uttarakhand

Will amend Citizenship Act if voted back to power: Ex-Uttarakhand CM

Harish Rawat added that the government is acting like a dictator by imposing the law on people who are protesting against it. 

published on : 20th January 2020

Sher Singh Rana, key accused in Phoolan Devi murder case, joins hands with UKD to contest Delhi polls 

Rana was convicted in August 2014 for the murder of Phoolan Devi, a bandit who later joined Samajwadi Party and was a member of Parliament. 

published on : 19th January 2020

Sanskrit to replace Urdu on railway signboards in Uttarakhand

The move is in keeping with the Railway Manual which says the name of a railway station on platform signboards should be written in the second official language of the state.

published on : 19th January 2020

Uttarakhand parents prefer better schools for boys than female children, reveals ASER report

The survey revealed that out of these households over 50% of them preferred government schools for female child and sent their male counterparts to private schools.

published on : 16th January 2020

Five-time MLA Bansidhar Bhagat elected as Uttarakhand BJP chief

Five-time MLA Bhagat (68) holds long experience and the party hopes that he will be able to get the party through 2022 state assembly elections. 

published on : 16th January 2020

Two killed as car falls into gorge in Uttarakhand's Tehri

The mishap occurred on Saturday evening on Dhatti-Ghandiyaldhar Road in Kirtinagar block killing two persons on the spot, Kirtinagar Sub Divisional Magistrate Raja Abbas said.

published on : 12th January 2020

Student stuck in snow dies, six others rescued in Uttarakhand

Eighteen-year-old Anuj Semwal died on way to a hospital in Badkot on Saturday after being rescued, SHO, Badkot, DS Kohli said, adding the rest of the students are safe.

published on : 12th January 2020

Uttarakhand announces pension for acid attack survivors in state after release of 'Chhapaak'

Rekha Arya also condemned violence against women and stated that boys should be educated to treat women with dignity.

published on : 11th January 2020

Uttarakhand to start air ambulance soon to reach state's remotest areas

The proposal, under the National Health Mission, will be fully funded by the central government and has got an in-principle approval. 

published on : 11th January 2020

Uttarakhand forest staff complains of lack in arms, ammunition

Apart from the threat to life from the wild while working in the field, other dangers such as wildlife criminals also lurk. 

published on : 11th January 2020

Heavy snowfall in Uttarakhand brings normal life to a standstill

Hundreds of villages and areas are cut off from the rest of the world with higher reaches receiving over 6-feet snowfall.

published on : 9th January 2020

Citizenship Act impact: Priests of Haridwar defying odds to preserve ancestral data

According to the priests, in the wake of ongoing protests regarding the Citizenship Amendment Act these records are of great legal importance to the people.

published on : 6th January 2020

Uttarakhand identifies 200 refugees from Pakistan who will get citizenship under CAA

Chief Minister of Uttarakhand Trivendra Singh Rawat blamed the Congress for creating confusion and instigating people against the CAA. 

published on : 4th January 2020

Drones to soon shoot photos and videos in forests of Uttarakhand

The forest department has decided to permit drone photography and videography in state forests and protected areas.

published on : 3rd January 2020

Now, click pictures and shoot videos of tigers in Corbett Reserve by drones

For these drones, permission from the department will be required and every picture and video will only make out in public only after clearance of state forest department.

published on : 2nd January 2020
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