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964 locations, 40 active spots in Uttarakhand forest fires: 8 points

Uttarakhand forest fires: The districts of Nainital, Almora, Tehri and Pauri are the worst-hit and the state government is trying everything it can to bring the situation under control.
Tehri: Forest workers engaged in extinguishing the fire in the forests of Tehri district, Sunday, April 4, 2021.(PTI)
Tehri: Forest workers engaged in extinguishing the fire in the forests of Tehri district, Sunday, April 4, 2021.(PTI)
Published on Apr 04, 2021 11:11 PM IST
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By hindustantimes.com | Written by Arpan Rai, New Delhi

Dehradunam, Rishikeshah: New names for railway stations stir controversy in Uttarakhand

The Sanskrit School-Colleges Teachers’ Committee submitted a memorandum to station director protesting against removing Sanskrit name from Dehradun station signboard.
View of Dehradun railway station with the name written in Sanskrit on the day (February 8, 2020) the station re-opened for public after three months.(Pravin Dandriyal/HT Photo)
View of Dehradun railway station with the name written in Sanskrit on the day (February 8, 2020) the station re-opened for public after three months.(Pravin Dandriyal/HT Photo)
Updated on Feb 18, 2020 04:31 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Suparna Roy

Demanding fare hike, private bus operators in Kumaon plan strike

Surendra Singh Duseela, the president of Kumaon Motor Owners Union Ltd, said nearly 350 buses operating in the Kumaon region and 100 buses connecting Kumaon with the Garhwal region will not ply from Friday in the wake of indefinite strike by the private bus operators.
The strike may cause problems for commuters in the hilly state.(HT File)
The strike may cause problems for commuters in the hilly state.(HT File)
Updated on Jul 19, 2018 10:29 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Nainital | By HT Correspondent

Two held with 75 kg suspected cow meat smuggled from UP

Two people were arrested with 75 kg of suspected cow meat from Udham Singh Nagar district, police said on Sunday. They had brought the meat for selling in the district from Thakurdwara area in Uttar Pradesh.
Arrested people hail from Udham Singh Nagar district.(Getty Images)
Arrested people hail from Udham Singh Nagar district.(Getty Images)
Published on Jul 08, 2018 09:56 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Nainital | By Neeraj Santoshi

Maharaj’s statement on shifting high court sparks protest

Lawyers working with the high court have termed the tourism minister’s statement as anti-Uttarakhand.
Uttarakhand high court at Nainital.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Uttarakhand high court at Nainital.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 20, 2018 10:10 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Haldwani | By Abhinav Madhwal

Wildlife institute banks on US satellite pics for road survey in Corbett Reserve

High-resolution satellite pictures are expected to help the Wildlife Institute of India in its survey for the 164-km proposed road, 40 km of which passes through the core area of the Corbett Tiger Reserve.
Part of a proposed road in Uttarakhand to connect the Kumaon and Garhwal regions runs through the Corbett Tiger Reserve.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Part of a proposed road in Uttarakhand to connect the Kumaon and Garhwal regions runs through the Corbett Tiger Reserve.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Published on Apr 17, 2018 01:41 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Nihi Sharma

Creation of four new districts not on priority list, says Prakash Pant

The Uttarakhand government has confirmed that it will create four new districts in state, taking the total number of districts to 17, but it won’t be done anytime soon
Didihat and Ranikhet in Kumaon region and Yamnotri and Kotdwar in the Garhwal region are likely to be declared as districts.(HT)
Didihat and Ranikhet in Kumaon region and Yamnotri and Kotdwar in the Garhwal region are likely to be declared as districts.(HT)
Updated on Mar 27, 2018 10:24 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Haldwani | By Abhinav Madhwal

69 hectares of Uttarakhand forest land gutted in fire

The state forest department has estimated a loss of Rs 70,000 in the damage caused by wildfires since February 15 this year in Uttarakhand.
According to official figures, Garhwal reported 68 incidents of fire in which over 31 hectares of land were gutted. In Kumaon region, 12 incidents of fire damaged 33 hectares of forest land while one incident in Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary damaged 5 hectares, officials said.(HT File Photo)
According to official figures, Garhwal reported 68 incidents of fire in which over 31 hectares of land were gutted. In Kumaon region, 12 incidents of fire damaged 33 hectares of forest land while one incident in Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary damaged 5 hectares, officials said.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Mar 08, 2018 07:25 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Nihi Sharma
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