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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
By Kalyan Das
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
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.
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.
By Kalyan Das
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.