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Man hacks wife to death with axe in Uttarakhand’s Almora district

The accused was arrested by the revenue police on Monday evening and sent to jail on Tuesday.
Police said the man suspected his wife’s character after she did not tell him the name of the person she was speaking with on the phone.(Representative Photo/Getty Images)
Police said the man suspected his wife’s character after she did not tell him the name of the person she was speaking with on the phone.(Representative Photo/Getty Images)
Published on Nov 04, 2020 01:24 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dehradun | ByHT Correspondent

Three leopard foetuses found in Uttarakhand’s Almora

Wildlife experts said that such an event has not been reported before.
The Forest Department has increased the patrolling in the area where the foetuses were found to see if the mother leopard returns.(Representative image/HT PHOTO)
The Forest Department has increased the patrolling in the area where the foetuses were found to see if the mother leopard returns.(Representative image/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Oct 12, 2020 05:14 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dehradun | BySuparna Roy

Cong seeks DNA test of Uttarkhand BJP MLA accused of rape and fathering a child

The BJP leadership in Uttarakhand said the party would wait for the investigation to finish before any action.
Uttarakhand BJP MLA Mmahesh Singh Negi represents the Dwarahat constituency of Almora district.(ANI)
Uttarakhand BJP MLA Mmahesh Singh Negi represents the Dwarahat constituency of Almora district.(ANI)
Published on Aug 17, 2020 05:46 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dehradun | ByKalyan Das| Edited by Sabir Hussain

Four cases of forest fire in Uttarakhand in a week, 2 months before season arrives

On Saturday, fire was reported from a forest in Almora district’s Someshwar region, and is said to have reportedly destroyed many shrubs and different varieties of grasses
Officials put the beginning of forest fire season in Uttarakhand around the middle of February and say it lasts until the end of June.(AP File / Representative Photo)
Officials put the beginning of forest fire season in Uttarakhand around the middle of February and say it lasts until the end of June.(AP File / Representative Photo)
Updated on Dec 19, 2018 03:54 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dehradun | BySuparna Roy, Dehradun

Deserted houses, wild fields: Where have people gone from Uttarakhand’s 734 villages?

One of the reasons behind total depopulation is that while migration from states like Bihar is of a temporary and seasonal nature, outflux from the hill villages of Uttarkhand is of a permanent nature, vice president of Uttarakhand Rural Development and Migration Commission S S Negi said.
Of nearly 16,500 villages in Uttarakhand, as many as 734, mostly in the hilly areas, are totally depopulated.(HT File Photo)
Of nearly 16,500 villages in Uttarakhand, as many as 734, mostly in the hilly areas, are totally depopulated.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Dec 09, 2018 04:30 PM IST
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Take final call on Jageshwar temple monuments within 8 weeks: Uttarakhand HC

The directions by Uttarakhand HC were issued while taking cognisance of a letter the HC received from “certain villages in Jageshwar and nearby villages in Almora district with respect to illegal constructions and felling of Deodar trees at Aartola Jageshwar Motor Marg and in addition negligence of other roadside temples.”
The Uttarakhand HC has directed the authorities concerned to ensure the final decision for conservation and restoration of the protected monuments at Jageshwar temple in Almora district be taken within eight weeks.(HT File)
The Uttarakhand HC has directed the authorities concerned to ensure the final decision for conservation and restoration of the protected monuments at Jageshwar temple in Almora district be taken within eight weeks.(HT File)
Updated on Nov 02, 2018 04:35 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Nainital | ByHT Correspondent

Education officer renovates schools in the hills with her own salary

Tarikhet is mountainous region and severe cold is witnessed there. A child can’t concentrate on studies shivering in the cold.
Seeing children shiver, deputy education officer, Geetika Joshi decided to renovate the entire school building.(HT photo)
Seeing children shiver, deputy education officer, Geetika Joshi decided to renovate the entire school building.(HT photo)
Updated on Sep 23, 2018 02:22 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dehradun | ByMohan Rajput, Rudrapur

Man posing as army officer tries to enter India-US joint military exercise area, held

Rahul (22) in army uniform and Army CO (commanding officer) written on his car tried to enter Chaubattia, but army personnel there stopped him and sought identification documents, which he could not produce.
Rahul (22) in army uniform and Army CO (commanding officer) written on his car tried to enter Chaubattia, but army personnel there stopped him and sought identification documents, which he could not produce.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Rahul (22) in army uniform and Army CO (commanding officer) written on his car tried to enter Chaubattia, but army personnel there stopped him and sought identification documents, which he could not produce.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Updated on Sep 16, 2018 11:41 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Nainital | ByNeeraj Santoshi, Nainital

5 killed, 21 injured after bus falls into gorge in Uttarakhand’s Almora

According to the district magistrate, brake failure led to the accident. There were 26 passengers on the bus.
Governor Baby Rani Maurya and chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat expressed heartfelt condolences to the families of those killed in the accident.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Governor Baby Rani Maurya and chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat expressed heartfelt condolences to the families of those killed in the accident.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Sep 07, 2018 12:29 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dehradun | ByHT Correspondent

Corbett Tiger Reserve: Fix damages to be paid by hotel owners: HC

The HC has also ruled that the cost of demolition of the unauthorised structures should also be charged from hotel and resort owners.
The directions were given by the division bench of Justices Rajiv Sharma and Lok Pal Singh(HT PHOTO)
The directions were given by the division bench of Justices Rajiv Sharma and Lok Pal Singh(HT PHOTO)
Published on Jun 29, 2018 10:41 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Nainital | ByNeeraj Santoshi

Remove all encroachments around Corbett within 24 hours: HC tells govt

The court also directed the government to file FIRs against the encroachers as well as the state officials who were posted in Nainital and Almora during the period when the encroachments came up
Corbett Tiger Reserve in Uttarakhand.(HT File)
Corbett Tiger Reserve in Uttarakhand.(HT File)
Updated on Jun 20, 2018 10:39 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Nainital | ByNeeraj Santoshi

HC constitutes empowered committee to check encroachments around Corbett

The Uttarakhand high court on Thursday constituted a four-member empowered committee to check encroachments of land around Corbett Tiger Reserve in Nainital and Almora districts
Located in Nainital district, Corbett National Park is one of the oldest national parks in India.(HT Photo)
Located in Nainital district, Corbett National Park is one of the oldest national parks in India.(HT Photo)
Published on Jun 14, 2018 09:50 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Nainital | ByNeeraj Santoshi

Govt to revive drying springs in Himalayan region, pilot study begins in Dehradun

The government plans to hold a national workshop involving 12 states in the Indian Himalayan region to discuss issues related to the sustainable development of springs and strategies for their renovation, rejuvenation and augmentation.
A view of the Himalayas from Darjeeling. The government’s move to revive dying Himalayan springs is crucial as mountain springs are the primary source of water for rural households in the region.(Mint file)
A view of the Himalayas from Darjeeling. The government’s move to revive dying Himalayan springs is crucial as mountain springs are the primary source of water for rural households in the region.(Mint file)
Updated on Apr 25, 2018 05:51 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByToufiq Rashid

Wildfire loss in March three times higher than last year

Wildfire has gutted more than 300 hectare of forest cover in Uttarakhand in March, the damage in a month being three times higher than that of last year, official data shows
Last year, 100.35 hectare was damaged in March posing a loss of ₹1,72,963.(HT File)
Last year, 100.35 hectare was damaged in March posing a loss of ₹1,72,963.(HT File)
Published on Apr 01, 2018 09:33 PM IST
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