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Uttarakhand: Gangotri Highway Closed For Traffic Due To Landslides

The Gangotri highway (NH-108) near Laldhang and Chadethi was closed on Saturday after rains triggered landslides in Uttarakhand. Torrential rain for the past few days has wreaked havoc in the state with reports of five persons’ death on Friday. While in Dehradun district four people were injured after a house in Vikasnagar collapsed following heavy

Four years of Kedarnath disaster, still human skeletons found around the place

Four years of Kedarnath disaster, still human skeletons found around the place

For all the Latest news download Daily Post news app:- Click For Android:- Click For IOS:- Four years after the worst natural tragedy to hit Uttarakhand in recent history, skeletons of many of those who were killed in the 2013 deluge are still lying buried in the Kedar valley and adjoining areas. Official estimates by

Swine flu alert sounded in Uttarakhand

For all the Latest news download Daily Post news app Click For Android  Click For IOS Dehradun, Jul 16,  A swine flu alert has been sounded in Uttarakhand after three deaths caused by the disease within a week. Health department DG Dr D S Rawat carried out a review meeting here with officials for effective

Brother of LeT ‘terrorist’ questioned over bank transactions

For all the Latest news download Daily Post news app:- Click For Android Click For IOS Praveen, the brother of alleged Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist Sandeep Sharma, was taken into custody for questioning after it was found that Rs two lakh had been deposited in his bank account some months back, the police said. Investigation has

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2 persons die in Uttarakhand, swine flu suspected

For all the Latest news download Daily Post news app:- Click For Android Click For IOS Two suspected swine flu deaths have been reported in Uttarakhand in the last one week following which an alert has been issued in the state, an official said today.Another person, suspected to be affected by H1N1 virus, has been

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8 passengers still missing on the journey of Hemkunt Sahib

For all the Latest news download Daily Post app:- For Android:- https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.dailypostenglish.android&hl=en For IOS:- https://appsto.re/in/xNvZdb.i   8 passengers still missing on the journey of Hemkunt Sahib. 8 Sikh pilgrims from Chamboli district of Uttarakhand who went on pilgrimage to Hemkunt Sahib went missing including a vehicle in mysterious circumstances. The last time they talked on

Calamity hillside due heavy rains 6 demised uttarakhand

Calamity on hillside due to heavy rains, 6 demised

Calamity hillside due heavy rains 6 demised uttarakhand. Chandigarh: It is raining heavily in Uttarakhand. It has caused heavy disaster in many areas. Five people died in landslide due to heavy rain. Chamoli and Rudraprag educational institutes have been closed due to the heavy rain.The weather department has said that heavy rains are expected till

Uttarakhand chef becomes minor celebrity after Modi meets him in Israel

Uttarakhand chef becomes minor celebrity after Modi meets him in Israel

A chef from Uttarakhand became a minor celebrity overnight after Prime Minister Narendra Modi met him during his three day visit to Israel and complemented him for a scrumptious meal on Wednesday. Dharmendra Panwar who hails from a nondescript village Kundi in Tehri Garhwal district couldn’t believe it when Modi wished to meet him.Dharmendra who

Dehradun girl Bhumika Sharma Won The Miss World Bodybuilding Title

Bhumika Sharma is not just another Miss World from India. After all, she’s a girl with muscle power who ruled the roost at the World Bodybuilding Championship in Venice. She hails from Dehradun and made India proud after acing the rounds that mattered most. She gained the most number of points in body posing, individual

Seven killed in Himachal road accident

Seven killed Himachal road accident five survivors sustained injuries. Shimla, June 26 (IANS) Seven pilgrims, including six of a family, were killed when a private vehicle skidded off the road and fell into a gorge here in Himachal Pradesh early on Monday, the police said.The vehicle carrying 12 persons fell more than 200 metres below

People Ban Purchase Luxury Items Politicians Schools Chairs Uttarakhand

People Ban Purchase Luxury Items Politicians Schools Chairs Uttarakhand. This does not come often, and whenever such decisions are made it’s the Indian judiciary which makes us proud. This time, Uttarakhand high court has banned the purchase of luxury items for politicians until there are not enough chairs for students in state schools.Describing the situation as “sorry

People Wants Ban On Purchase Of Luxury Items For Politicians Till Schools Get Chairs In Uttarakhand

This does not come often, and whenever such decisions are made it’s the Indian judiciary which makes us proud. This time, Uttarakhand high court has banned the purchase of luxury items for politicians until there are not enough chairs for students in state schools.Describing the situation as “sorry state of affairs,” the court asked, “Don’t all officers

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One killed as helicopter crashes in Badrinath

A helicopter carrying pilgrims crashed soon after take-off from the Himalayan shrine of Badrinath in Uttarakhand today, killing a crew member and injuring two pilots. All the five passengers were reportedly safe. An official at the Directorate General of Civil Aviation in Delhi said that an engineer, who was part of the crew, died in

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Ramdev’s Patanjali products fail quality test

Nearly 40% of Ayurveda products, including items from Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali, were found to be of substandard quality by Haridwar’s Ayurveda and Unani Office, a Right to Information (RTI) reply revealed. Out of the 82 samples collected between 2013 and 2016, 32 failed the quality test. Patanjali’s Divya Amla Juice and Shivlingi Beej were among

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Rail connectivity for char dham Pilgrims soon

The Indian Railways will start this week the final location survey for providing rail connectivity to the four important Hindu shrines in the hills of Uttarakhand at an estimated cost of over Rs 40,000 crore. The announcement was made by Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu at a rally in Gairsain on Thursday.The Rail Vikas Nigam

Rajnath happy over ‘historic’ win in UP, Uttarakhand

New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday thanked the people of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand for the BJP’s “historic victory” in the two states. Rajnath Singh attributed the victory to “Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s commitment to the public, his efficient leadership and our commitment to good governance. “We thank all the people of Uttar

Vote count begins in Uttarakhand

Dehradun: Counting of votes for 70 seats in the hill state of Uttarakhand began on Saturday morning. At stake is the fate of 637 candidates, including 62 women. Voting for 69 seats was held on February 15. Voting on one seat, Udham Singhnagar, took place on March 9 due to the death of a candidate.

Polling begins in Uttarakhand

Dehradun: Voting for the 69 seats of the Uttarakhand state assembly began at 8 a.m. on Wednesday amid tight security, a poll official said. This is the fourth assembly poll in the hill state where 75,13,547 voters will decide the fate of 628 candidates. Polling in Karnprayag has been suspended for now due to the

All India Radio to set up new transmitters in Uttarakhand

New Delhi:Public broadcaster All India Radio(AIR) has drawn up a detailed plan to ensure that its signals cover the mountainous terrain of Uttarakhand which include setting up of a 1 Kw FM transmitter at Champavat, a 100 watt FM Relay Centre at Haridwar and a 10 Kw FM transmitter each at Pithoragarh and Haldwani. Keeping

Rs 250 crore declared in Uttarakhand under IDS

Dehradun: Unaccounted wealth and income of Rs 250 crore has been declared by 400 people in Uttarakhand under the Income Declaration Scheme (IDS), an Income Tax official said on Monday. Of this about Rs 112 crore would go to the income tax (IT) department, he said. The official told IANS that while the amount was