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Uttarakhand Police headquarters in Dehradun.(HT file)

10 constables suspended in Uttarakhand’s US Nagar for alleged involvement in illegal activities

Hindustan Times, Rudrapur | By Mohan Rajput
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 05:13 PM IST
Two of the constables suspended on Friday were held responsible for the escape of a person involved in a firing incident
The hilly districts of Uttarakhand often report earthquakes, mostly low intensity. (HT Photo)
The hilly districts of Uttarakhand often report earthquakes, mostly low intensity. (HT Photo)

Earthquake in Uttarakhand with magnitude 3.3 strikes near Bageshwar

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 12:41 PM IST
The earthquake struck at 10:04 am at a depth of 10 km from the surface.
Earlier, the health minister held a meeting with the health ministers, principal secretaries and additional chief secretaries of states and UTs to review the preparedness of the vaccination mock drill in their respective areas.(PTI Photo)
Earlier, the health minister held a meeting with the health ministers, principal secretaries and additional chief secretaries of states and UTs to review the preparedness of the vaccination mock drill in their respective areas.(PTI Photo)

News updates from Hindustan Times: Union health minister to visit Tamil Nadu tomorrow to review vaccine dry run in state and all the latest news

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 09:16 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Justice RS Chauhan takes oath as the new Chief Justice of the Uttarakhand High Court on Thursday at a ceremony held at Raj Bhawan.(HT PHOTO.)
Justice RS Chauhan takes oath as the new Chief Justice of the Uttarakhand High Court on Thursday at a ceremony held at Raj Bhawan.(HT PHOTO.)

Justice RS Chauhan takes oath as chief justice of Uttarakhand High Court

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 08:14 PM IST
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.
A pair of tigers in the forest at Gohri Range of Rajaji Tiger Reserve.(HT FILE PHOTO)
A pair of tigers in the forest at Gohri Range of Rajaji Tiger Reserve.(HT FILE PHOTO)

Rajaji Tiger Reserve flags Railways’ decision to increase train speed inside range

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 07:23 PM IST
Rajaji Tiger Reserve’s Director DK Singh said the speed of trains inside the range should not be more than 35 kmph to ensure that wild animals do not get hit on the tracks.
Representational image.(HT Archive)
Representational image.(HT Archive)

Unusual wildfires in Uttarakhand: Officials blame scanty rain, combustible material

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Suparna Roy
PUBLISHED ON JAN 07, 2021 05:07 PM IST
Despite the onset of winter, forest fires were reported in the state and have damaged over 350 hectares of forestland since October
Farmers are taking out a tractor parade in Sitarganj of US Nagar on Thursday.(HT Photo)
Farmers are taking out a tractor parade in Sitarganj of US Nagar on Thursday.(HT Photo)

Uttarakhand farmers take out tractor rally against farm laws in Kumaon

Hindustan Times, Rudrapur | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Zara Khan
PUBLISHED ON JAN 07, 2021 04:58 PM IST
Farmers reiterated that they would not sit silent till the farm laws were withdrawn by the Narendra Modi government
The tiger’s body was recovered from the jungle on Thursday morning.(HT photo)
The tiger’s body was recovered from the jungle on Thursday morning.(HT photo)

Tiger killed in Uttarakhand’s Nainital after being hit by car

Hindustan Times, Haldwani | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Smriti Sinha
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 01:38 PM IST
The tiger was crossing the Ramnagar-Nainital highway when the accident occurred; the body of the big cat has been cremated after post-mortem
Healthcare workers conduct a dry run as part of preparedness for the administration of the Covid-19 vaccine.(PTI PHOTO.)
Healthcare workers conduct a dry run as part of preparedness for the administration of the Covid-19 vaccine.(PTI PHOTO.)

Uttarakhand to conduct second dry run for vaccine rollout in 10 booths of every district on Jan 8

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 12:25 AM IST
The vaccination cards are being made as given the topography of Uttarakhand, internet or mobile connectivity is not always guaranteed in hilly areas.
The UP law was enacted on November 24 and prescribes a jail term up to 10 years and fine up to Rs 25,000 for conversion under force, fraud, allurement or marriage.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
The UP law was enacted on November 24 and prescribes a jail term up to 10 years and fine up to Rs 25,000 for conversion under force, fraud, allurement or marriage.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

SC agrees to examine U’khand and UP’s laws on conversions

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Abraham Thomas
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 02:45 AM IST
The bench was hearing petitions filed by advocates and a non-governmental organisation, Citizens for Justice and Peace, challenging the constitutional validity of the Uttar Pradesh Prohibition of Unlawful Religious Conversion Ordinance, 2020 and the Uttarakhand Freedom of Religion Act, 2018.
Another all-India dry run of mass immunisation will take place in all districts over Thursday and Friday.
Another all-India dry run of mass immunisation will take place in all districts over Thursday and Friday.

Amid vaccine dry runs, states say connectivity biggest hurdle

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 03:07 AM IST
After eight districts in four states conducted the first dry run on December 28 and 29, an all-country dry run was carried out a day before the national drug controller cleared two coronavirus disease (Covid-19) vaccines on January 3.
The law was promulgated about a month after Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath vowed to end “love jihad”, a term used by right-wing activists to describe marital relationships between Muslim men and Hindu women. (HT Photo)
The law was promulgated about a month after Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath vowed to end “love jihad”, a term used by right-wing activists to describe marital relationships between Muslim men and Hindu women. (HT Photo)

Supreme Court to examine laws against unlawful conversion in UP, Uttarakhand

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Abraham Thomas
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 06:47 PM IST
Issuing notice on two separate petitions challenging the laws, a three-judge bench, headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) SA Bobde, refused to order stay.
Officials are planning to use drones to monitor birds in wetlands in the Terai -region of the state.(Sourced)
Officials are planning to use drones to monitor birds in wetlands in the Terai -region of the state.(Sourced)

Bird flu scare: Uttarakhand sounds alert as five birds die in 2 days

Hindustan Times, Dehradun/Haldwani | By Suparna Roy and Ankur Sharma
PUBLISHED ON JAN 06, 2021 04:58 PM IST
While authorities maintain that no case of bird flu has yet been detected in the state, they are taking all precautions as several migratory birds are due to arrive
You will add Mukteshwar to your bucket list after going through Neena Gupta’s Instagram(Instagram/neena_gupta)
You will add Mukteshwar to your bucket list after going through Neena Gupta’s Instagram(Instagram/neena_gupta)

You will add Mukteshwar to your bucket list after going through Neena Gupta’s Instagram

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Nishtha Grover
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 04:51 PM IST
Neena Gupta has been spending a lot of time in her holiday home in Mukteshwar, Uttarakhand. From snow-capped mountains to serene sunsets, the actor has been sharing some extremely beautiful pictures from her home and they will make you want to pack and leave for a holiday. The hills are calling.
A view of Supreme Court.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
A view of Supreme Court.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

SC refuses to stay laws against interfaith marriage, issues notices to UP, Uttarakhand

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Abraham Thomas
PUBLISHED ON JAN 06, 2021 01:07 PM IST
The court was hearing two petitions, one by a group of lawyers, and another by social activist Teesta Setalvad’s NGO Citizens for Justice and Peace

Supreme Court refuses to stay ‘love jihad’ laws in UP, Uttarakhand; issues notice

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 12:59 PM IST
The three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) SA Bobde also issued a notice to the Centre on the petitions filed by advocate Vishal Thakre and Teesta Setalvad’s NGO Citizens for Justice and Peace.
Uttarakhand chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat had to apologise to Indira Hridayesh over Bansidhar Bhagat’s comments.(HT Photo)
Uttarakhand chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat had to apologise to Indira Hridayesh over Bansidhar Bhagat’s comments.(HT Photo)

Uttarakhand BJP chief calls leader of opposition ‘Budhiya’, stirs political storm

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Kalyan Das | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 11:30 AM IST
Congress leaders demanded an immediate apology from Bhagat, while some party members burnt his effigy alleging he had insulted motherhood.
Badrinath shrine in Chamoli district covered in snow on Tuesday.(HT PHOTO.)
Badrinath shrine in Chamoli district covered in snow on Tuesday.(HT PHOTO.)

Char Dham shrines, hilly areas of Uttarakhand receive fresh snowfall

Hindustan Times, Dehradun/Uttarkashi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 12:43 AM IST
The MeT department on Tuesday predicted that moderate to dense fog is likely to occur in some parts of the plains especially in Haridwar and Udham Singh Nagar from January 6-9. It further predicted that light to moderate rainfall or snowfall is likely to occur at many places in the state on Wednesday.
A sample of Uttarakhand’s tableau selected for the upcoming Republic Day parade.(HT PHOTO.)
A sample of Uttarakhand’s tableau selected for the upcoming Republic Day parade.(HT PHOTO.)

Uttarakhand tableau on Kedarnath temple selected for Republic Day parade

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2021 07:37 PM IST
Uttarakhand’s tableau was among the tableaus of 32 other states and Union Territories which participated in the process out of which the Centre selected only 17.
A man registers his name for vaccination against Covid, at a health centre in Ahmedabad.(Reuters)
A man registers his name for vaccination against Covid, at a health centre in Ahmedabad.(Reuters)

States gear up for 1st phase of vaccination, await Centre nod

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondents
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2021 04:21 AM IST
Here’s a quick look at the level of preparedness ahead of the vaccination drive across states
Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia.(ANI)
Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia.(ANI)

Madan Kaushik ran away from debate: Manish Sisodia on Uttarakhand minister’s no-show

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Kalyan Das
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2021 05:51 PM IST
Sisodia had reached Dehradun for the open debate challenge on Monday on which he had earlier written an open letter to Kaushik
SDRF men bringing the body from Auli on Sunday afternoon.(HT Photo)
SDRF men bringing the body from Auli on Sunday afternoon.(HT Photo)

22-year-old tourist found dead in Uttarakhand

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Zara Khan
PUBLISHED ON JAN 04, 2021 03:53 PM IST
The man was from Udhampur in J&K and was a studying in Noida; he was visiting Auli with his friends
Sharma’s body was found four km away from Auli. His body was brought down in a body bag and handed over to local police.(HT FILE PHOTO.)
Sharma’s body was found four km away from Auli. His body was brought down in a body bag and handed over to local police.(HT FILE PHOTO.)

22-year-old tourist from Jammu and Kashmir’s Udhampur found dead in Uttarakhand

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Kalyan Das
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2021 02:17 AM IST
According to the police, the deceased identified as Udyot Sharma, was missing since Saturday evening. His body was found during a search operation by a team of State Disaster Response Force (SDRF).
Uttarakhand at present has a total of 22 containment zones with maximum eight such zones in Nainital district.(HT PHOTO.)
Uttarakhand at present has a total of 22 containment zones with maximum eight such zones in Nainital district.(HT PHOTO.)

Uttarakhand reports lowest Covid-19 infection rate this week in 5 months, deaths dip

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2021 12:59 AM IST
Uttarakhand on Sunday reported 267 new Covid-19 cases, taking the state’s tally of total cases to 91,811. According to the health bulletin issued on Sunday, a maximum of 123 cases were reported from Dehradun district. Almora, Bageshwar, Chamoli and Champawat districts reported one case each on Sunday.
File photo: Deputy chief minister of Delhi Manish Sisodia.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
File photo: Deputy chief minister of Delhi Manish Sisodia.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

AAP’s debate challenge: Uttarakhand min says politics serious subject, not theatre that AAP wants open debate

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2021 08:44 PM IST
Kaushik released the letter on social media on Sunday in which he also attacked the AAP government in Delhi by alleging it of “duping” people of Delhi in its seven-year rule”.
File photo: Demonstrators camped on a blocked section of a highway in protest against new farm laws near Ghazipur border (Delhi-Ghaziabad).(Ali /Hindustan Times)
File photo: Demonstrators camped on a blocked section of a highway in protest against new farm laws near Ghazipur border (Delhi-Ghaziabad).(Ali /Hindustan Times)

Free bus service for farmers who want to join protests at Ghazipur-UP border

Hindustan Times, Rudrapur | By Mohan Rajput
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2021 07:32 PM IST
The farmers of the area have started free bus service, especially for elderly farmers and women, indenting to join the agitation at the Ghazipur border.
According to the health bulletin issued on Saturday, a maximum of 73 cases were reported from Dehradun district. Almora and Champawat districts reported at least four cases each on Saturday.(HT PHOTO.)
According to the health bulletin issued on Saturday, a maximum of 73 cases were reported from Dehradun district. Almora and Champawat districts reported at least four cases each on Saturday.(HT PHOTO.)

7 more Covid-19 patients die in Uttarakhand, state reports 263 new cases

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2021 01:32 AM IST
On Saturday, 463 Covid-19 positive people recovered and were discharged from hospitals in different districts of the state with the maximum of 186 from Dehradun district.
File photo: A traffic police personnel issue a fine.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
File photo: A traffic police personnel issue a fine.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)

Over 6,000 vehicles fined in Uttarakhand for illegal nameplates bearing political, religious symbols

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Kalyan Das
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2021 11:59 PM IST
The action was taken by the police during a campaign from December 17 to January 1.
File photo: Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
File photo: Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Sisodia, Uttarakhand minister to spar over ‘development debate’ on Jan 4

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2021 06:54 PM IST
Sisodia floated the challenge on Twitter and posted, “On the invitation of open debate by minister Madan Kaushik, I would be in Dehradun on January 4.”
Uttarakhand chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat addresses a press conference in Dehradun.(PTI FILE)
Uttarakhand chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat addresses a press conference in Dehradun.(PTI FILE)

Uttarakhand CM discharged from Delhi’s AIIMS, has ‘no Covid symptoms’

Dehradun, Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JAN 02, 2021 03:46 PM IST
Trivendra Singh Rawat tested positive for the virus on December 18. He was diagnosed with a minor lung infection, and complained of fever and coughing.
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