His home situated on the banks of River Bhagirathi was dangerously lurking on the verge of getting washed away by the swelling river. But, Avdhesh Bhatt, a young mountaineer from Uttarkashi district, put the lives of others before self and rushed to the disaster-hit Kedarnath valley to evacuate the stranded pilgrims.
The Uttarakhand tragedy deepened on Saturday as the speaker of the state assembly suggested the death toll could be 10,000 — 10 times higher than the official estimate — and fears of epidemics grew. Nihi Sharma Sahani & Abhinav Madhwal report.
Snowfall halts cremation at Kedarnath
The need for quick money landed two students of two prominent Noida schools in Delhi police’s net. HT reports.
Aimed at wooing Brahmin voters ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, Bahujan Samaj Party will organise a Maha Sammelan in Lucknow tomorrow. It would cover three Parliamentary constituencies of Barabanki, Lucknow and Mohanlalganj, party MP, Brijesh Pathak said.
Amid increasing number of anaemia cases in the state, the Haryana health department has decided to revive its programme to provide food supplements to school children.
A woman suffered serious injuries in an acid attack early on Friday morning in Ghaziabad. The incident happened in Vijay Nagar area after a man threw acid on her face.
Delhi NCR being the hub of imported vehicles is also home to several superbikes and sports car. One can easily spot 1000 cc motorbike or high performance sports car cruising on DND and Expressway which are among the best roads in the region. HT reports.
Many real estate projects in Noida, Greater Noida and other parts of western Uttar Pradesh have a dark secret underneath — a nexus between mining mafia and politicians of the ruling Samajwadi Party. Vinod Rajput reports.
A vocal activist against illegal sand mining in UP was allegedly shot dead by the sand mafia on Wednesday just three days after IAS officer Durga Nagpal was suspended for taking them on. Shashank Shekhar reports.
To better its existing traffic management system by curbing rampant traffic rule violations, the Noida authority on Monday, decided to introduce electronic (E) challan facility soon.
To address last mile connectivity issues, the Noida authority and Gautam Budh Nagar transport department have decided to open auto booths at various places for the benefit of commuters. Vinod Rajput reports.
A 26-year-old man died in the swimming pool of an international school on Tuesday under mysterious circumstances in Noida. Shashank Shekhar reports.
The Uttar Pradesh government's effort to lure investors and industrialists into Noida, Greater Noida and Yamuna Expressway areas is a mere eyewash, says the Noida entrepreneur association (NEA).Vinod Rajput reports.
Nearly 80% of the illegal sand seized by suspended sub-divisional magistrate (SDM) Durga Shakti Nagpal has been stolen in the last one week. Kapil Datta reports.
On the eve of the first verdict in the December 16 gang rape case, a 35-year-old woman was raped and assaulted by five men - two of them policemen - in Noida. Clearly, nothing has changed and women in the national capital region remain as unsafe as ever.