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In a special sitting over the weekend, the SC bench, headed by Justice AM Khanwilkar, asked the MLA to approach the high court with his request to carry out demolition of all identified unauthorised constructions by himself.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

SC stays for 2 weeks demolition of BJP MLA’s illegal construction in Roorkee

New Delhi, Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JAN 02, 2021 03:19 PM IST
The bench heard senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi on behalf of Pradeep Batra, as the lawyer submitted that the MLA will himself pull down all illegal constructions after an inspection and identification by the Roorkee- Haridwar municipal authorities.
Out of the 40 people hospitalised, 20 were discharged on Sunday.(Representative photo/Getty Images)
Out of the 40 people hospitalised, 20 were discharged on Sunday.(Representative photo/Getty Images)

40 fall ill in Uttarakhand’s Roorkee after eating buckwheat chapatis

Hindustan Times, Haridwar | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON OCT 18, 2020 07:20 PM IST
The administration has told traders selling buckwheat flour to stop selling the product immediately.
Solid waste dumped near a river and forest site in Uttarakhand.(HT File)
Solid waste dumped near a river and forest site in Uttarakhand.(HT File)

Uttarakhand to start disposing of over 28 lakh metric tonnes of legacy waste

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Suparna Roy
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2020 05:22 PM IST
The Uttarakhand government has also started working on the process of generating electricity from solid waste
In recent years, the popular Ridge has developed cracks near Gaiety Theatre where it has been sinking. The Shimla municipal corporation (SMC) has been trying to save it from sinking further and has sought help from IIT, Roorkee.(Deepak Sansta/HT file)
In recent years, the popular Ridge has developed cracks near Gaiety Theatre where it has been sinking. The Shimla municipal corporation (SMC) has been trying to save it from sinking further and has sought help from IIT, Roorkee.(Deepak Sansta/HT file)

Structural changes at Ridge to save Shimla’s sinking heart

Hindustan Times, Shimla | By Navneet Rathore
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2020 03:25 PM IST
Experts from IIT, Roorkee, suggest rectifying elevation to ensure proper water drainage
IIT Roorkee. (HT file)
IIT Roorkee. (HT file)

IIT Roorkee inks MoU with Eckovation to offer online executive programmes

Dehradun | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON SEP 16, 2020 07:12 PM IST
       The MoU was signed between Sponsored Research and Industrial Consultancy, IIT Roorkee dean Manish Shrikhande and founder and Eckovation chief technical officer Akshat Goel.
All 50 self-quarantined police personnel’s swab samples are being collected for Covid-19 test.(Getty Images (Representative Image))
All 50 self-quarantined police personnel’s swab samples are being collected for Covid-19 test.(Getty Images (Representative Image))

Roorkee police station sealed, 50 cops quarantined after officer tests Covid-19 positive

Hindustan Times, Haridwar | By Sandeep Rawat
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2020 05:28 PM IST
The female S-I had returned from Muzaffarnagar district in western Uttar Pradesh (UP) last week and later tested Covid-19 positive.
The Uttarakhand government will develop the British-era Ganga canal stretch in Roorkee as a hub of water sports in the Himalayan state.(HT PHOTO.)
The Uttarakhand government will develop the British-era Ganga canal stretch in Roorkee as a hub of water sports in the Himalayan state.(HT PHOTO.)

Uttarakhand’s Ganga canal, dating back to British era, to be turned into water sports hub

Hindustan Times, Haridwar | By Sandeep Rawat | Edited by Sohini Sarkar
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2020 05:13 PM IST
Water sports activities such as river rafting and kayaking will be organised at the old Ganga canal which is adjacent to the new Ganga canal near the Dhanauri-Roorkee stretch.
Senior superintendent of police, Haridwar, Senthil Avoodai K Raj said the suspect was admitted in a government hospital in Roorkee and was kept under observation in its isolation ward.(Yogendra Kumar/HT Photo (Image for representational purpose))
Senior superintendent of police, Haridwar, Senthil Avoodai K Raj said the suspect was admitted in a government hospital in Roorkee and was kept under observation in its isolation ward.(Yogendra Kumar/HT Photo (Image for representational purpose))

UAE-returned man flees from isolation ward in Roorkee, cops bring him back

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Kalyan Das
UPDATED ON MAR 16, 2020 11:49 PM IST
The man, who had returned home from UAE few days ago, was tracked to his home from where he was taken back to hospital, police said.
HT Image
HT Image

Waste processing plant: Setback for Chandigarh MC, Jaypee gets stay on contract termination

HT Correspondent | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 13, 2020 01:15 AM IST
Order to terminate contract with Delhi-based firm which would have resulted in the civic body getting the control of the waste processing plant
The local BJP leaders have been emphasizing that mass slaughter of animals should not be allowed in the sacred area that is the gateway to Uttarakhand, which is also called ‘devbhoomi’ (Land of Gods). (Image used for representation).(HT PHOTO.)
The local BJP leaders have been emphasizing that mass slaughter of animals should not be allowed in the sacred area that is the gateway to Uttarakhand, which is also called ‘devbhoomi’ (Land of Gods). (Image used for representation).(HT PHOTO.)

Uttarakhand govt to bring in ordinance to shut down slaughterhouses

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 30, 2020 09:52 PM IST
The decision to bring an ordinance that will empower the state government to shutdown any slaughterhouse has come at a time when there has been stiff opposition to construction of a slaughterhouse in Haridwar.
Expelled BJP MLA Kunwar Pranav Champion (second from left ) blessing Jhabreda MLA Desh Raj Karnwal during a function in Haridwar.(HT Photo)
Expelled BJP MLA Kunwar Pranav Champion (second from left ) blessing Jhabreda MLA Desh Raj Karnwal during a function in Haridwar.(HT Photo)

FIR against expelled BJP lawmaker in Uttarakhand for ‘casteist’ remarks

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2019 09:02 AM IST
In July this year, the BJP had expelled Champion for six years from the party after a video surfaced where the lawmaker was seen brandishing guns while dancing.
UBTER 2019 Admit Card: Uttarakhand Board of Technical Education, Roorkee (UBTER) on Thursday issued the admit card for Group D recruitment exam in the state Judiciary.(ubtergd.in)
UBTER 2019 Admit Card: Uttarakhand Board of Technical Education, Roorkee (UBTER) on Thursday issued the admit card for Group D recruitment exam in the state Judiciary.(ubtergd.in)

UBTER 2019 admit card for Group D recruitment released, here’s how to download at ubtergd.in

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Nilesh Mathur
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2019 03:47 PM IST
UBTER 2019 Admit Card: Uttarakhand Board of Technical Education, Roorkee (UBTER) on Thursday issued the admit card for Group D recruitment exam in the state Judiciary.
“We received help from the woman passengers aboard. As far as we are concerned it is our duty to help the passengers in any way we can,” Kumar added.(Representative Photo, Shutterstock)
“We received help from the woman passengers aboard. As far as we are concerned it is our duty to help the passengers in any way we can,” Kumar added.(Representative Photo, Shutterstock)

Uttarakhand railway police assist woman in giving birth aboard train

Haridwar (Uttarakhand) | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON AUG 31, 2019 08:28 AM IST
The GRP official added that the woman, Seema, a resident of Bihar was travelling to her home state when she went into labour.
Dhruv Arora(HT)
Dhruv Arora(HT)

JEE Advanced 2019: Dhruv Arora of UP bags AIR-24, here’s how students in the state performed

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Rajeev Mullick
PUBLISHED ON JUN 14, 2019 02:31 PM IST
Dhruv Arora scored AIR 24 and is topper in the male category from IIT Kanpur region while Valaya Ramchandani AIR 612 is topper among female category from the region. The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee on Friday declared the JEE (Advanced) 2019 result.
Kartikey Gupta of Mumbai bags AIR- 1 in JEE Advanced
Kartikey Gupta of Mumbai bags AIR- 1 in JEE Advanced

JEE Advanced Result 2019: Kartikey Gupta of Maharashtra bags AIR- 1

Hindustan Times | By Aabshar H Quazi
UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2019 12:11 PM IST
Kartikey Gupta of Mumbai has bagged All India Rank 1 in JEE Advanced 2019 results declared in the morning today.
Dr Pooja Devi at work in CSIO-CSIR, Chandigarh.(Karun Sharma/HT)
Dr Pooja Devi at work in CSIO-CSIR, Chandigarh.(Karun Sharma/HT)

Scientist Pooja is on a swacch water mission

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Aakriti Sharma
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2019 03:33 PM IST
From developing an app to determine heavy metal levels in water to working on technologies for developing clean fuel, Pooja Devi, 32, senior scientist at CSIO-CSIR, is passionate about focusing on making the world a better place.
The woman was in a live-in relationship with a man, who also hails from Muzzafarnagar, a senior police official said.(HT PHOTO)
The woman was in a live-in relationship with a man, who also hails from Muzzafarnagar, a senior police official said.(HT PHOTO)

Woman shot dead in Dehradun by unknown assailants, police begin probe

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 08, 2019 11:07 AM IST
The woman was identified as Samar Jahan from Muzzafarnagar in Uttar Pradesh. She had come to the state capital around 20 days ago. She worked at a restaurant from where she was returning home when the incident happened.
(File)
(File)

Roorkee boy kills self after scoring low marks in CBSE 12th Board exam

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2019 12:25 PM IST
An 18-year-old student allegedly committed suicide in Roorkee on Thursday after receiving low marks in one subject in the CBSE Class 1 exam, police said.
Dr Chandra Prakash Verma made two failed attempts to take his life(HT Photo)
Dr Chandra Prakash Verma made two failed attempts to take his life(HT Photo)

Two-minute call to mother helped police nab suspect in Delhi doctor’s murder

New Delhi | By Karn Pratap Singh
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2019 09:17 AM IST
Police tracked down Verma’s last phone call location to Uttarakhand’s Rishikesh, but it took them more than 24 hours to identify the guest house where he was staying.
the victim informed the family members that the three accused, among whom one was recognised by her, made her unconscious by putting a sedative-laced cloth on her face.
the victim informed the family members that the three accused, among whom one was recognised by her, made her unconscious by putting a sedative-laced cloth on her face.

Minor abducted, gang-raped by three in Haridwar; one arrested

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 08, 2019 08:58 PM IST
According to police, the incident happened when the minor was asleep in her home. As it was hot, the family was sleeping with doors wide open, said police.
Bahujan Samaj Party president Mayawati addressing a poll rally.(AFP)
Bahujan Samaj Party president Mayawati addressing a poll rally.(AFP)

Mayawati calls Congress’s NYAY a gimmick, hits out at BJP over ‘hollow promises’

Hindustan Times, Roorkee, Uttarakhand | By Kalyan Das
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2019 07:31 PM IST
Addressing a public rally in Uttarakhand, BSP chief Mayawati slammed both the Congress and the BJP alleging the two national parties make hollow promises to the voters.
17-year-old Shariq from Haridwar district, who was killed in a grenade blast in Jammu bus stand on Thursday, had gone there a day ago to learn tailoring from his uncle to support his family.(HT PHOTO)
17-year-old Shariq from Haridwar district, who was killed in a grenade blast in Jammu bus stand on Thursday, had gone there a day ago to learn tailoring from his uncle to support his family.(HT PHOTO)

17-yr-old Shariq killed in Jammu bus stand blast had gone to earn a living and support family

Hindustan Times, Haridwar | By Sandeep Rawat
UPDATED ON MAR 07, 2019 07:32 PM IST
Shariq’s father died two years back due to illness. He had gone to Jammu from Roorkee on Wednesday to learn tailoring so that he could financially support his family.
Mehul Priyadarshi (26) had joined a global consulting firm this year.(HT PHOTO)
Mehul Priyadarshi (26) had joined a global consulting firm this year.(HT PHOTO)

Former IITian found dead in Gurugram apartment, police suspect suicide

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Leena Dhankhar
UPDATED ON AUG 29, 2018 05:01 PM IST
Mehul Priyadarshi, a resident of Ranchi, Jharkhand, was an engineering graduate from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee, and did his Master of Business Administration from the Indian Institute of Management(IIM), Lucknow.
The ‘Making Kota, Happiness City’ website being launched on Sunday.(HT PHOTO)
The ‘Making Kota, Happiness City’ website being launched on Sunday.(HT PHOTO)

IITians to launch campaign to make Kota happiness city

Hindustan Times, Kota | By Aabshar H Quazi
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2018 10:20 PM IST
Motivational, counselling and recreational activities will be held for students throughout the year to de-stress them.
According to the petitioner, the state government had released the final list of municipal bodies in which reservation was finalised on May 11, but left Roorkee municipal body out of the list.(HT File)
According to the petitioner, the state government had released the final list of municipal bodies in which reservation was finalised on May 11, but left Roorkee municipal body out of the list.(HT File)

HC to govt: Include Roorkee in final list of civic bodies with quota

Hindustan Times, Nainital | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2018 10:38 PM IST
The Uttarakhand high court on Friday directed the state government to include Roorkee Municipal Corporation in the final list of the civic bodies in which reservation status was decided and conduct its elections along with other local bodies
Rita, who goes by one name, used to target mostly divorced, disabled or single youngsters(AFP File (Picture for representation))
Rita, who goes by one name, used to target mostly divorced, disabled or single youngsters(AFP File (Picture for representation))

Runaway bride, who duped 11 men, finally nabbed

Hindustan Times, Haridwar | By Sandeep Rawat
UPDATED ON MAY 18, 2018 10:38 PM IST
Rita alias Puja, a resident of Uttar Pradesh’s Jaunpur, duped eleven people in the last few years, with the help of four accomplices who posed as her father and family members
Retired school teacher Nakli Singh Saini was shot dead at his home in Salempur on April 16.(HT File)
Retired school teacher Nakli Singh Saini was shot dead at his home in Salempur on April 16.(HT File)

Mastermind in teacher murder case arrested

Hindustan Times | By Sandeep Rawat
PUBLISHED ON MAY 07, 2018 09:53 PM IST
Mastermind in the murder of a retired school teacher in Salempur village in Haridwar district was arrested on Monday from Roorkee
Shyam Jaju accused the opposition party in Uttarakhand of playing dirty politics.(HT File)
Shyam Jaju accused the opposition party in Uttarakhand of playing dirty politics.(HT File)

Shyam Jaju blames Opposition Congress for delayed local body polls in Uttarakhand

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Nihi Sharma
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2018 09:31 PM IST
The Congress wants to run away from urban local body elections by knocking on the doors of the court on delimitation of wards in municipal areas, BJP national vice-president said
ITwo bike-borne youth had on April 7 looted Rs 25 lakh from a security van, which was supplying cash to replenish an ATM of a private bank in Roorkee.(HT File Photo)
ITwo bike-borne youth had on April 7 looted Rs 25 lakh from a security van, which was supplying cash to replenish an ATM of a private bank in Roorkee.(HT File Photo)

Part of ATM loot cash deposited as fees, school gives it to police

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 01, 2018 10:24 PM IST
A private school has submitted with the police more than Rs 1 lakh that a parent had submitted as fee for his three children after coming to know that the money was part of Rs 25 lakh looted from an ATM kiosk
Three other accused in the robbery, which took place at the Axis Bank ATM kiosk near BSM square in Haridwar on April 7, were already arrested.(HT File)
Three other accused in the robbery, which took place at the Axis Bank ATM kiosk near BSM square in Haridwar on April 7, were already arrested.(HT File)

One more held in 25-lakh ATM heist in Roorkee

Hindustan Times, Haridwar | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 25, 2018 10:45 PM IST
An accused, wanted in the recent 25-lakh ATM heist in Roorkee, was arrested from Ludhiana, police said on Wednesday
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