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Daily brief: 7 dead, 27 injured after bus falls into gorge in Uttarakhand

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As per the initial information, the bus was carrying pilgrims belonging to Gujarat. (HT Photo)
Published on Aug 20, 2023 09:00 PM IST

Yamunotri, Badrinath national highways blocked due to falling debris amid rains

India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy to very heavy rains in Dehradun, Uttarkashi, Tehri, Pauri and Nainital in the next 24 hours.

A pile of debris is seen after landslides blocked the road for passengers traveling to Badrinath, in Chamoli. (File/ANI)
Published on Jul 22, 2023 09:24 AM IST

Two Purola cops transferred after furore in Uttarkashi town

The SP of Uttarkashi transferred officers amid communal tensions in Purola where Hindu right-wing groups attacked shops run by Muslims, forcing many to leave.

Police personnel keep vigil in Uttarkashi earlier in the month. (ANI)
Updated on Jun 23, 2023 12:52 AM IST
By, Dehradun

Uttarakhand: Purola SHO, Bazar police chowki in-charge transferred amid tensions

Communal tension erupted in the Purola area of Uttarakhand’s Uttarkashi district on May 26 following an alleged abduction attempt of a minor girl by two men, including one from the minority community

Communal tension erupted in the Purola area of Uttarakhand’s Uttarkashi district on May 26 (File Photo)
Updated on Jun 22, 2023 06:00 PM IST

Uttarakhand police deny nod for mahapanchayat amid tensions

On Tuesday, the Uttarkashi administration denied permission for the mahapanchayat and imposed prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) in the town

Police carry out flag march in Purola town on Wednesday. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 15, 2023 12:46 AM IST

Sec 144 imposed in Purola ahead of mahapanchayat called by right-wing bodies

Uttarakhand chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami said that the government has appealed to everyone to maintain peace and not to take law into their own hands

The Uttarakashi district administration on Tuesday denied permission for the June 15 mahapanchayat. (File)
Updated on Jun 14, 2023 03:23 PM IST

Muslim body chief writes to Amit Shah on ‘rise of tensions in Uttarakhand’

Tensions in Uttarkashi rose on May 26 when two men attempted to kidnap a girl. This led to many right-wing groups labelling it a ‘love jihad’ conspiracy.

Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind chief Maulana Mahmood Asad Madani (File)
Published on Jun 14, 2023 10:22 AM IST

Lucknow girl rises to the top: In a 1st in country, female NCC cadet completes gruelling advance mountaineering course

A student of Bappa Shri Narayan Vocational PG College, Shalini was the only female cadet in the team of 45 that was selected for this course.

Under-officer from 67 UP Battalion, Shalini Singh, successfully completed the advanced mountaineering course. (HT Photo)
Updated on May 30, 2023 10:13 PM IST

Char Dham Yatra: Mock drill conducted as CM Dhami takes stock of preparedness

Chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami said that all preparations have been made by the state government for the convenience of the devotees

The mock exercise was organised by the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA). (HT photo)
Updated on Apr 20, 2023 04:43 PM IST

Tyuni fire incident:Probe team denies any negligence by fire dept

The four children were sleeping when fire engulfed the house of retired government official Sita Ram Joshi, according to the police.

Four children were killed when a gas cylinder caught fire and exploded inside the multi-storey house largely made of wood in Dehradun’s Tyuni area on Thursday evening. (HT)
Updated on Apr 10, 2023 11:55 PM IST
ByAmit Bathla I Edited by Shilpa Ambardar, Dehradun

Mountaineering, trekking banned in Uttarkashi over bad weather forecast

The District Magistrate's decision came after the meterorological department issued an alert for the rain and snow fall in Uttarkashi.

Recently on Tuesday, a huge avalanche hit nearly 41 mountaineers and trainees of Nehru Institute of Mountaineering (NIM) at Draupadi's Danda-II mountain peak in Uttarkashi. (Representational Image)(iStock)
Published on Oct 06, 2022 03:46 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Lingamgunta Nirmitha Rao

Uttarakhand: Few facts about NIM whose students are trapped in avalanche

According to latest reports, eight students have so far been rescued and a massive search operation is underway to rescue the remaining.

The Nehru Institute of Mountaineering, located in Uttarkashi, was established on November 14, 1965. (source: Twitter/@nim_india) (file)
Published on Oct 04, 2022 04:30 PM IST
Written by Lingamgunta Nirmitha Rao | Edited by Sohini Goswami
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