uttarakhand

3000 schools to shut over poor student count in Uttarakhand

The ministry is set to improve the department’s image after being at the bottom of the national level in the field of school education this year.

published on : 2nd December 2022

India dismisses China's concerns on military exercise with US in Uttarakhand

The 18th edition of the India-US joint military exercise 'Yudh Abhyas' is currently underway in Auli, about 100 km from the Line of Actual Control (LAC).

published on : 1st December 2022

Three Uttarakhand students force hosteler to drink alcohol, strip

The police have registered a case of assault and blackmail against the three suspects. All the students are pursuing BBA from the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES), Bidhauli.

published on : 1st December 2022

Three Uttarakhand BBA students strip hostel inmate, flee 

The complainant alleged that the three then started assaulting him. They also stripped him naked and made videos, he alleged. The suspects also demanded Rs 60,000 for deleting the video.

published on : 1st December 2022

In BJP ruled Uttarakhand, Assembly passes anti-conversion & women's reservation bill

The state government had a few days ago decided to strengthen the anti-conversion law, which provided for a 10-year jail term, declaring forced conversion a cognizable offence.

published on : 30th November 2022

Modern education and dress code in Uttarakhand madrasas

Clerics, however, criticised the radical shift in the dress code, calling it an attack on the madrasa education culture.

published on : 25th November 2022

Uttarakhand tragedy: One more body found in tunnel at hydel project site in Tapovan

As many as 204 people had gone missing from Tapovan and Rishiganga power project sites after the tragedy, and bodies of 92 of them have so far been found.

published on : 23rd November 2022

Doon-Badrinath copter service from next year

The state civil aviation department has initiated preparations in this regard.  

published on : 21st November 2022

Uttarakhand: Prisoners released during Covid yet to return

A total of 198 prisoners were released on personal bonds for 30 days on the first day in various jails of the state following the SC order.

published on : 20th November 2022

Five killed as car falls into gorge in Uttarakhand

The accident comes just a day after 12 persons were killed when a pick-up vehicle fell into a deep gorge in the Chamoli district.

published on : 19th November 2022

Uttarakhand okays stricter anti-conversion law

According to them, a bill introducing the changes to the anti-conversion law would soon be presented to the state assembly.

published on : 17th November 2022

Dehradun Diary

Nawazuddin Siddiqui is currently shooting for a film titled, ‘Rotu Ki Bailey’ in Chamba, Mussoorie and Dehradun.

published on : 13th November 2022

Uttarakhand UCC panel gets suggestions on rights of LGBTQ, live-in couples  

The committee had received 22, 000 emails, 35,000 suggestions by post, and 61,000 uploaded on the portal, said one of the members.

published on : 12th November 2022

Lehnga not mehanga, Uttarakhand bride says it’s all over, calls off marriage

The matter reached the Kotwali police and after hours of heated arguments, a compromise was reached between the two warring parties.

published on : 12th November 2022

People run out of houses in panic after tremors of Nepal quake jolt Uttarakhand

The epicentre of the earthquake was located around 90 km from the border district of Pithoragarh.

published on : 9th November 2022

Good news from Uttarakhand: Survey shows kids’ average height is up

According to the National Family Health Survey-NFHS 5 report, 25% of children up to five years of age in Uttarakhand are tall, said Kumar.

published on : 9th November 2022

Mild tremors in parts of Uttarakhand

The earthquake of 4.5 magnitude occurred at 8.33 am.

published on : 6th November 2022

Supreme Court lifts stay on Uttarakhand quota for women

The stay was lifted by a bench of justices S Abdul Nazeer and V Ramasubramanian against the HC’s August 24 ruling following an appeal by the state government.

published on : 5th November 2022

SC lifts HC stay on order for 30 percent quota to women having domicile of Uttarakhand

In a statement issued in Dehradun, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami said, "We welcome the decision of the Hon'ble Supreme Court in the interest of the women of the state."

published on : 4th November 2022

Uttarakhand: Fire at factory located on premises of resort linked to Ankita's murder

An official said prima facie the accident took place due to overheating of an inverter installed in the factory.

published on : 31st October 2022
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