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Raghav Juyal (Sourced photo)

As of now, my priority is my state & its people: Raghav Juyal

By S Farah Rizvi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 15, 2021 07:35 PM IST
Battling Covid infection dancer, actor and TV anchor Raghav Juyal, who was in midst of professional commitments, came back to his home state Uttarakhand to restore his health. But, putting everything behind he started helping those in need in the best possible way.
Officials present at the spot said extensive damage was caused to municipality buildings.(HT Photo)
Officials present at the spot said extensive damage was caused to municipality buildings.(HT Photo)

Cloudburst in Uttarakhand's Tehri damages houses, shops: Official

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Arpan Rai, Dehradun
PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2021 08:10 PM IST
Officials said that two local municipality buildings were completely washed away in the heavy water flow after the cloudburst in Devprayag, which is 110 km from state capital Dehradun.
Uttarakhand had 74,480 active Covid-19 cases till Monday 7 am. The death toll in the state stands at 3,896. (HT representative photo)
Uttarakhand had 74,480 active Covid-19 cases till Monday 7 am. The death toll in the state stands at 3,896. (HT representative photo)

Uttarakhand says need 1 lakh Covid-19 vaccine doses per day

ANI | , Dehradun
UPDATED ON MAY 11, 2021 10:30 AM IST
Uttarakhand Chief Secretary Om Prakash stated that the state government has requested the central government to allow the purchase of Covid-19 vaccines from abroad.
Uttarakhand chief minister Tirath Singh Rawat on Monday formally launched the Covid-19 vaccination drive for people aged 18-44 years(PTI)
Uttarakhand chief minister Tirath Singh Rawat on Monday formally launched the Covid-19 vaccination drive for people aged 18-44 years(PTI)

Uttarakhand goes under stricter curfew from Tuesday amid Covid-19 surge

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Susmita Pakrasi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2021 05:45 AM IST
  • Officials said that people going to the high Himalayan valleys of Darma, Vyas and Chaudas in Dharchula sub division will now have to produce a negative RT-PCR report not older than a week.
The bench asked why the state was still not prepared despite combating the pandemic for more than a year, and reminded the government about predictions of a third wave.(HT file)
The bench asked why the state was still not prepared despite combating the pandemic for more than a year, and reminded the government about predictions of a third wave.(HT file)

HC raps Uttarakhand for organising religious events amid pandemic

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Nainital
PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2021 03:11 AM IST
“We cannot behave like the proverbial ostrich and bury our head in sand in the face of the pandemic,” chief justice RS Chauhan and justice Alok Kumar Verma said while hearing a petition on the government’s handling of the pandemic.
A pedestrian walks along a deserted Ridge during a curfew imposed to curb the spread of coronavirus disease, in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India, on Saturday, May 8, 2021. (Photo by Deepak Sansta / Hindustan Times)
A pedestrian walks along a deserted Ridge during a curfew imposed to curb the spread of coronavirus disease, in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India, on Saturday, May 8, 2021. (Photo by Deepak Sansta / Hindustan Times)

Thunderstorm alert issued for Himachal Pradesh

PTI | , Shimla
PUBLISHED ON MAY 10, 2021 10:41 PM IST
The Shimla MeT office forecast rain in plains and low and middle hills and rain and snowfall in high hills from Tuesday to Sunday.
A villager walks in the snow covered terrain of the Himalayan ranges, after a fresh spell of snowfall at Keylong in Lahual-Spiti district, Wednesday, April 21, 2021.(PTI)
A villager walks in the snow covered terrain of the Himalayan ranges, after a fresh spell of snowfall at Keylong in Lahual-Spiti district, Wednesday, April 21, 2021.(PTI)

Show negative RT-PCR report to enter high Himalayan valleys in Uttarakhand

PTI | , Pithoragarh
PUBLISHED ON MAY 10, 2021 02:52 PM IST
The administration has discussed the matter with locals and okayed the move, they said.
Uttarakhand reported 8,390 new Covid-19 cases and 118 deaths in the last 24 hours, said the state control room on Saturday. (HT PHOTO.)
Uttarakhand reported 8,390 new Covid-19 cases and 118 deaths in the last 24 hours, said the state control room on Saturday. (HT PHOTO.)

Uttarakhand to start Covid-19 vaccination for 18-44 yrs age group from May 10

ANI | , Dehradun
PUBLISHED ON MAY 09, 2021 11:49 AM IST
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat instructed officials to accelerate Covid-19 vaccination in the state in the wake of a surge in Covid cases.
Uttarakhand chief minister Tirath Singh Rawat. (HT file photo)
Uttarakhand chief minister Tirath Singh Rawat. (HT file photo)

U'khand CM Rawat requests his Gujarat counterpart to provide oxygen cylinders

PTI | | Posted by Harshit Sabarwal, Dehradun
PUBLISHED ON MAY 03, 2021 10:28 PM IST
Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani assured Uttarakhand chief minister Tirath Singh Rawat of all possible help to deal with the situation, an official release said.
File photo: A polling officer puts indelible ink on the finger of a voter at a polling station. (AP)
File photo: A polling officer puts indelible ink on the finger of a voter at a polling station. (AP)

Salt bypoll: BJP’s Mahesh Jeena wins election, defeats Cong’s Ganga Pancholi

PUBLISHED ON MAY 02, 2021 08:02 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party’s Mahesh Jeena won the Salt bypoll in Uttarakhand, defeating Congress’s Ganga Pancholi, with over 4,600 votes, as per the statistics
Kedarnath shrine (HT archive)
Kedarnath shrine (HT archive)

Uttarakhand puts Char Dham yatra on hold amid spike

PUBLISHED ON APR 30, 2021 02:22 AM IST
This year, the portals of Yamunotri shrine will be opened on May 14, while the portals of Gangotri shrine will be opened on May 15. Portals of Kedarnath will be opened on May 17 and May 18 is the date for opening of the portals of Badrinath shrine.
Devotees gather to offer prayers during the third 'Shahi Snan' of the Kumbh Mela 2021, at Har ki Pauri Ghat in Haridwar, Wednesday.(PTI)
Devotees gather to offer prayers during the third 'Shahi Snan' of the Kumbh Mela 2021, at Har ki Pauri Ghat in Haridwar, Wednesday.(PTI)

9.1 million thronged Mahakumbh despite Covid-19 surge: Govt data

By Sandeep Rawat, Dehradun
PUBLISHED ON APR 30, 2021 02:20 AM IST
The Kumbh Mela Force, a government body, said 9.1 million pilgrims took the holy dip in the Ganga from January 14 to April 27.
The state government is not in favour of calling off the yatra, although it is worried about the backlash if it goes ahead, especially after its experience with the Mahakumbh.(HT Photo)
The state government is not in favour of calling off the yatra, although it is worried about the backlash if it goes ahead, especially after its experience with the Mahakumbh.(HT Photo)

Covid surge: Uttarakhand govt may still hold Char Dham Yatra

By Neeraj Santoshi, Dehradun
UPDATED ON APR 29, 2021 05:55 AM IST
The number of active Covid-19 cases in the state has increased from 2,236 on April 1, when the Kumbh started to 45,383 on Wednesday. The event also saw the death of four senior seers from Covid.
An ambulance driver dancing at a wedding procession in Uttarakhand’s Nainital. (HT Photo)
An ambulance driver dancing at a wedding procession in Uttarakhand’s Nainital. (HT Photo)

Uttarakhand ambulance driver dances in PPE kit at wedding procession, video goes viral

By Ankur Sharma
PUBLISHED ON APR 28, 2021 01:07 AM IST
Ambulance driver Mahesh from Nainital district claimed to be constantly under mental stress while ferrying Covid-19 patients.
Last Shahi Snan of Mahakumbh, most Akhada seers participate in symbolic manner
Last Shahi Snan of Mahakumbh, most Akhada seers participate in symbolic manner

Last Shahi Snan of Mahakumbh, most Akhada seers participate in symbolic manner

By Sandeep Rawat
UPDATED ON APR 27, 2021 06:10 PM IST
Around 50,000 pilgrims took part in the last Shahi Snan of Haridwar Mahakumbh in Uttarakhand on Tuesday.
CM Tirath Singh Rawat conducting aerial survey of Sumna area in Niti Valley on Saturday. (File photo)
CM Tirath Singh Rawat conducting aerial survey of Sumna area in Niti Valley on Saturday. (File photo)

Chamoli avalanche: Army rescues 384 people working with BRO, 8 bodies recovered

UPDATED ON APR 24, 2021 04:03 PM IST
Following the avalanche incident in the Niti Valley area of Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district near the India-China border on Friday, the Indian Army has rescued 384 people working with Border Roads Organisation (BRO) in its ongoing search and rescue operation
In this file photo from February, NDRF personnel are seen carrying out rescue and restoration work at damaged Tapovan barrage, weeks after the glacier burst at Joshimath which triggered a massive flash flood on Feb. 7, in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. (PTI Photo)
In this file photo from February, NDRF personnel are seen carrying out rescue and restoration work at damaged Tapovan barrage, weeks after the glacier burst at Joshimath which triggered a massive flash flood on Feb. 7, in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. (PTI Photo)

Another glacier burst at Uttarakhand’s Joshimath puts authorities on alert

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shankhyaneel Sarkar, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 24, 2021 08:18 AM IST
  • Uttarakhand on February 7 witnessed loss of lives, disappearances and devastation of property due to a glacial burst at Joshimath in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district which triggered floods that destroyed two hydropower projects near the Naina Devi National Park.
Nearly 80 people were killed in a glacier burst in Chamoli in February.(PTI)
Nearly 80 people were killed in a glacier burst in Chamoli in February.(PTI)

Uttarakhand govt issues alert as avalanche hits Chamoli district

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Dehradun
PUBLISHED ON APR 24, 2021 01:05 AM IST
  • Chamoli district magistrate Swati Bhadoria said that some locals in Niti valley claimed that there was a glacier breakage in a remote part of the valley which is largely uninhabited.
Uttarakhand chief minister Tirath Singh Rawat addresses a virtual press conference in Dehradun on Friday. (HT PHOTO.)
Uttarakhand chief minister Tirath Singh Rawat addresses a virtual press conference in Dehradun on Friday. (HT PHOTO.)

Uttarakhand to give free Covid jabs to all above 18

UPDATED ON APR 23, 2021 10:26 PM IST
The state government in order to increase testing also shared the contact numbers of private Covid-19 testing laboratories in Dehradun who could collect samples from home.
A negative RT-PCR test not older than 72 hours will be mandatory, Dehradun District Magistrate informed.(HT photo)
A negative RT-PCR test not older than 72 hours will be mandatory, Dehradun District Magistrate informed.(HT photo)

Registration on Smart City portal, negative test mandatory to enter Dehradun

ANI | | Posted by Srivatsan K C, Dehradun
PUBLISHED ON APR 22, 2021 02:48 PM IST
People returning to the state will have to undergo a mandatory 7-day quarantine.
The revised standard operating procedures (SOPs) also makes it mandatory for all modes of public transport, including buses and auto rickshaws, to run at half their seating capacity. In picture - Uttarakhand chief minister Tirath Singh Rawat.(PTI)
The revised standard operating procedures (SOPs) also makes it mandatory for all modes of public transport, including buses and auto rickshaws, to run at half their seating capacity. In picture - Uttarakhand chief minister Tirath Singh Rawat.(PTI)

Night curfew to begin earlier, markets closed in Uttarakhand as Covid-19 surges

PTI | | Posted by Srivatsan K C, Dehradun
PUBLISHED ON APR 21, 2021 03:47 PM IST
The Uttarakhand government has also ordered the closure of markets in urban areas barring shops dealing in essential commodities from 2 pm onwards.
File photo: Pilgrims and seers in Haridwar, Uttarakhand during Mahakumbh. (HT photo)
File photo: Pilgrims and seers in Haridwar, Uttarakhand during Mahakumbh. (HT photo)

Despite HC order of 50k daily Covid-19 tests, Haridwar conducted over 21k since April 1

UPDATED ON APR 19, 2021 10:46 PM IST
Between April 1 and April 18, a total of 3,77,555 Covid-19 tests were conducted in Uttarakhand which totals to around 20,975 tests per day on an average.
Two members of the Indian mountaineering team summit Annapurna peak. (HT photo)
Two members of the Indian mountaineering team summit Annapurna peak. (HT photo)

Two Uttarakhand mountaineers climb Annapurna peak

By BD Kasniyal
UPDATED ON APR 19, 2021 05:27 PM IST
Yogesh Garbiyal and Sheetal Raj, two mountaineers from Uttarakhand’s Pithoragarh district, climbed mount Annapurna in Nepal on April 16
A case has been registered against the missing patients under the Disaster Management and Epidemic Diseases Acts. (Reuters file photo. Representative image)
A case has been registered against the missing patients under the Disaster Management and Epidemic Diseases Acts. (Reuters file photo. Representative image)

20 patients escape from coronavirus care centre in Uttarakhand

PTI | | Posted by Harshit Sabarwal, New Tehri
UPDATED ON APR 18, 2021 08:42 PM IST
The matter came to light when doctors visited the wards at the centre at Narendra Nagar on Saturday night for a regular check-up, Chief Medical Superintendent Niraj Rai said.
Amid the rise in Covid-19 cases in the state, the Uttarakhand government has restricted the entry of people into the state secretariat.(ANI file photo)
Amid the rise in Covid-19 cases in the state, the Uttarakhand government has restricted the entry of people into the state secretariat.(ANI file photo)

67 healthcare workers across 5 Uttarakhand districts test positive for Covid-19

ANI | | Posted by Harshit Sabarwal, Dehradun
PUBLISHED ON APR 17, 2021 07:14 PM IST
"67 healthcare workers, in Uttarakhand, have tested positive for Covid-19. The cases are spread across Dehradun, Tehri, Haridwar, Nainital, and Udham Singh Nagar districts," said Dr SK Gupta Gupta, Director of State Medical and Health Department.
More than 1,700 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in the Haridwar's Kumbh Mela area from April 10 to 14. (ANI Photo)
More than 1,700 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in the Haridwar's Kumbh Mela area from April 10 to 14. (ANI Photo)

30 sadhus contract Covid-19 during Kumbh, others call for caution

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 16, 2021 12:13 PM IST
Kumbh is a four month gathering but the duration of the congregation has been curtailed to one month this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Tigress was injured in a territorial fight about a month ago, said forest department experts after studying her injuries. Representative Photo by Alhaad Naik
Tigress was injured in a territorial fight about a month ago, said forest department experts after studying her injuries. Representative Photo by Alhaad Naik

Uttarakhand: Injured tigress dies while being taken to Nainital rescue centre

By Mohan Rajput
PUBLISHED ON APR 15, 2021 01:29 PM IST
After she was given first aid, the tigress was being moved to the rescue centre in Nainital but succumbed on the way.
Naga Sadhus, or Hindu holy men participate in the procession for taking a dip in the Ganges river during Shahi Snan at "Kumbh Mela", or the Pitcher Festival, amidst the spread of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), in Haridwar, India.(Reuters)
Naga Sadhus, or Hindu holy men participate in the procession for taking a dip in the Ganges river during Shahi Snan at "Kumbh Mela", or the Pitcher Festival, amidst the spread of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), in Haridwar, India.(Reuters)

Norms go for a toss as millions throng 'shahi snan' amid Covid-19 surge

By Kalyan Das, Sandeep Rawat, Haridwar
UPDATED ON APR 13, 2021 04:36 AM IST
  • On Monday, the first official Shahi Snan, or royal holy bath, after the month-long Mahakumbh was notified by the state government on April 1, devotees gathered to take holy dip in the Ganga in huge numbers, with most not wearing masks.
Saints arrive for the Shahi Snan of Mahakumbh on the occasion of Mahashivratri in Haridwar. (ANI Photo)
Saints arrive for the Shahi Snan of Mahakumbh on the occasion of Mahashivratri in Haridwar. (ANI Photo)

U’khand govt gears up for shahi snans at Mahakumbh

By HT Correspondent, Dehradun
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2021 01:43 AM IST
  • To ensure the implementation of the Covid-related standard operating procedures (SOPs), the Haridwar administration officials said they would emphasise on the strict adherence to the Covid-19 protocol.
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