Uttarakhand

Modi reached Harshil village around 7.50 a.m. in a special Indian Air Force plane and distributed sweets to the personnel before leaving for Kedarnath around 9.10 a.m.

The Prime Minister has taken personal interest in the reconstruction and has visited the shrine twice in the last six months.

Lucknow: In a bid to strengthen inter-state road transport between Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, the two neighbouring states signed a pact on Monday. Senior officials from both sides inked the memorandum of understanding (MoU) here in the presence of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and his Uttarakhand counterpart Trivendra Singh Rawat. On the occasion, Adityanath …

Dehradun: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said India is going through major social and economic changes and the resultant New India will prove to be a catalyst for global development. “India is witnessing rapid economic and social changes. The country is going through a big transformation. We are marching towards a New India,” Modi said …

Dehradun: The principal and two other officials of a boarding school here in Uttarakhand were arrested on Tuesday after a Class 10 girl student accused them of suppressing the matter of her gang rape by senior students in August, police said. Four students of the school have also been detained for questioning. The two other school …

Dehradun: Five persons were killed and 21 others injured in Almora district of Uttarakhand on Thursday when the bus lost control and fell into a deep gorge, police said. The condition of 14 injured is stated to be critical. They have been rushed to Haldwani for treatment. ALSO READ: Adityanath will not remain UP CM in 2019, …

Chandigarh/New Delhi: With heavy rains continuing in neighbouring Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand, authorities in Haryana’s Hathnikund barrage on Saturday released excess water into the Yamuna river, posing a flood threat to New Delhi. “On Saturday morning over 200,000 cusecs of water was released into the Yamuna from the Hathnikund barrage — which provides drinking water to …

Dehradun: Once a haven for pilgrims, the quiet town of Kedarnath in the northern state of Uttarakhand is now abuzz with the sound of helicopters. Hundreds of tourists are ferried on these helicopters all through the day. On some occasions, as many as 300 sorties are made in one single day. Uttarakhand, popular for its …