- Nainital was cut off from the rest of Uttarakhand after torrential rain triggered a series of cloudbursts and landslides. Many houses were razed to the ground, leaving hundreds displaced in the state.
Published on Oct 19, 2021 05:13 PM IST
A portion of the mountain is seen coming down along with uprooted trees, according to video tweeted by news agency ANI. The passengers (not seen in the video) are heard heaving a sigh of relief.
Published on Aug 21, 2021 01:06 PM IST
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
- The incident came to light when the woman, Diksha Mishra (30), did not respond to repeated calls from the hotel staff and did not answer the door on Monday morning.
Published on Aug 17, 2021 07:40 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Sharangee Dutta, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Published on Jul 12, 2021 03:53 PM IST
Police allowed entry into Nainital to only those tourists with negative RT-PCR test reports and proof of confirmed accommodation.
Updated on Jul 12, 2021 11:53 AM IST
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Avik Roy, New Delhi
Before Justice RS Chauhan, Justice Ramesh Ranganathan was the chief justice of Uttarakhand HC. He had been transferred to the High Court of Uttarakhand and had assumed charge in November 2018. He retired on July 27, 2020, after which the post fell vacant.
Updated on Jan 07, 2021 08:14 PM IST
This is the fourth leopard carcass to be found in the Kumaon region within a month.
Updated on Dec 31, 2020 11:19 PM IST
The park was inaugurated by Peter Smetacek, a butterfly expert and it has around 50 different pollinator species.
Updated on Dec 29, 2020 03:16 PM IST
Dehradun, Uttarakhand | By Asian News International | Posted by: Srimoyee Chowdhury
The court also directed the state government to file a reply on the suggestion of imposing a night curfew on Christmas, New Year and on January 1 in Nainital district.
Updated on Dec 23, 2020 08:08 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Neeraj Santoshi
Uttarakhand has so far reported over 86,000 cases with deaths of over 1400 positive patients. Over 77,000 positive patients in the state have recovered successfully. The positivity rate in the state now stands at 5.34% and death rate at 1.64%. The death rate in the country stands at 1.45%.
Updated on Dec 21, 2020 10:49 PM IST
The elephant’s death is direct dereliction of duties by electricity officials, said the village head where the elephant’s body was found.
Updated on Dec 21, 2020 12:49 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Rudrapur | By HT Correspondent
The incident took place in Haldwani area of Nainital district on Sunday morning, said police.
Updated on Dec 20, 2020 10:15 PM IST
In a similar incident, a woman from Kholigaon village in the same area was killed by the leopard on Friday. This is not the first such attack to be reported from the state, where human-leopard conflict has been increasing.
Updated on Dec 20, 2020 04:03 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Pithoragarh | By HT Correspondent
Christmas and New Year’s Eve are around the corner but the celebratory mood, sparkling lights that brighten up the markets and swarm of tourists are missing in Nainital as the coronavirus pandemic has kept most people confined to their homes.
Updated on Dec 17, 2020 06:20 PM IST
Nainital | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
Baljeet Soni, a close aide of the MP said that Bhatt tested positive for Covid-19 on Sunday and was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Delhi on Wednesday.
Updated on Dec 17, 2020 02:08 PM IST
The incident came to light on December 5 when the villagers found the girl lying unconscious in the jungle and informed her parents.
Updated on Dec 09, 2020 12:10 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Haldwani/Dehradun | By HT Correspondent
According to officials, following the directions of Uttarakhand High Court, a district monitoring committee has been formed in Nainital for preventing further spread of coronavirus disease.
Updated on Dec 05, 2020 10:30 PM IST
The girl was kidnapped by three men on Wednesday evening when she was alone at home while her parents were out for some work.
Updated on Dec 03, 2020 10:46 PM IST
Bhasin said prior to this latest appointment, Bhatt was general secretary (organisation) in the Haryana BJP unit.
Updated on Nov 27, 2020 10:49 PM IST
Out of 72,642 who have tested positive so far, a total of 66,147 have recovered, taking the recovery rate in the state to 91.06%. The positivity rate in Uttarakhand now stands at 5.68%.
Updated on Nov 25, 2020 10:05 PM IST
Aipan is a folk design art form, drawn by women in red and white colour outside their homes on auspicious occasions like weddings, house-warming, festivals. Every occasion of event, has a different form of design in Aipan.
Updated on Nov 23, 2020 11:58 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Suparna Roy | By Suparna Roy
The moss garden, which took nearly a year to build, was inaugurated by Water Man of India Rajendra Singh. Singh said it is a good initiative taken by the Uttarakhand forest department and will go a long way in mending the relationship between mankind and Nature.
Updated on Nov 21, 2020 07:34 PM IST
The main aim behind developing the garden was to conserve the various species of moss and other bryophytes and to make people aware of its significance in the environment besides creating a recreation centre for tourists, Chaturvedi who heads the research wing of the state forest department, said.
Published on Nov 21, 2020 04:44 PM IST
Dehradun | By Press Trust of India | Posted by: Sanya Budhiraja
Uttarakhand has 2,026 elephants according to the latest elephant census released earlier this year, reporting a 29.9% increase in the jumbo population since 2015
Published on Nov 17, 2020 03:16 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Haldwani | By Ankur Sharma
Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat in his address to the people of the state on the eve of Diwali urged them to minimize the use of firecrackers.
Updated on Nov 14, 2020 12:37 PM IST
Dehradun district has so far reported the maximum of 16,919 Covid-19 positive cases followed by Haridwar (10,880), US Nagar (9406) and Nainital (7166).
Updated on Oct 28, 2020 01:01 AM IST
Uttarakhand forest department officials rescued the snake from a local resident’s house in US Nagar where it was hiding and released it in the nearby forest area.
Updated on Oct 26, 2020 12:12 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Haldwani | By Ankur Sharma
Dehradun district has so far reported the maximum of 16,764 Covid-19 positive cases followed by Haridwar (10,822), US Nagar (9,372) and Nainital (7,097).
Updated on Oct 25, 2020 11:14 PM IST
This is not the first incident of a leopard death in the state this year. On October 17, a one-year-old leopard cub was found dead in Pithoragarh. On October 22, 2020, a leopard was found dead in the forests of Ramnagar. Last week, three leopard foetuses were found in Almora district.
Updated on Oct 25, 2020 12:10 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Haldwani/Pithoragarh | By HT Correspondent
At least eight children have been killed in leopard attacks in Uttarakhand in the last one and a half months.
Updated on Oct 23, 2020 04:57 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Haldwani | By HT Correspondent | Posted by Abhinav Sahay