State Editions

1 child dead as under-construction building collapses

Monday, 25 Sep 2017 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

Amid consistent rainfall in Dehradun, one child died while another was injured when the wall of an under construction building collapsed on a kutcha home at Dangwal Marg, Nashvila Road, Kotwali area in the wee hours on Sunday. The incident occurred when they were sleeping around 2.45 am. The condition...

MeT predicts more rain, snowfall today

Monday, 25 Sep 2017 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

Widespread rainfall was reported across the State over past 24 hours on Sunday. The maximum temperature dropped by six degree Celsius than normal. The Meteorological centre has forecast light to moderate rain/thundershowers at a few places in the State on Monday. Snowfall is likely to occur in isolated places at altitudes...

Swollen rivers threaten low lying areas in Haridwar

Monday, 25 Sep 2017 | PNS | Haridwar | in Dehradun

The unceasing rain since Friday night have raised the water-level of the seasonal rivers by many feet posing threat to the low lying areas of the Haridwar. Many river embankments have developed cracks which are letting the water through. At places, the portions of the embankments have been washed away...

President pays obeisance at Kedarnath, Badrinath

Monday, 25 Sep 2017 | PNS | Dehradun/Joshimath | in Dehradun

President Ram Nath Kovind along with his family members paid obeisance at the Kedarnath and Badrinath shrines. Amid rainy weather influencing the schedule of the President and his family, they along with Governor Krishan Kant Paul and Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat were able to visit both the shrines as planned...

CM thanks President for visiting State

Monday, 25 Sep 2017 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat thanked President Ram Nath Kovind for visiting Kedarnath and Badrinath shrines during rainy weather on Sunday. The Chief Minister said the presidential visit has lent more substance to the message of safe pilgrimage in Uttarakhand this year. Rawat said during the start of the Char Dham...

Khanduri tweets fiasco: FIR against unknown persons

Monday, 25 Sep 2017 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

Police lodged an FIR against unknown persons for tweeting from a handle in the name of Garhwal MP and former Chief Minister Major General (retd) Bhuwan Chandra Khanduri on Sunday. According to a police officer, MP’s daughter and Yamkeshwar MLA Ritu Khanduri had submitted a complaint to police, based on...

2 Maoists arrested from Chorgaliya

Monday, 25 Sep 2017 | PNS | Haldwani/Dehradun | in Dehradun

Acting on a tip-off about the movement of dubious persons, the Uttarakhand Police arrested a wanted Maoist named Devendra Chamyal and his female friend Bhagwati Bisht from Chorgaliya area on Saturday evening. Both Maoists who got training in Jharkhand for four years had reportedly started operations in Uttarakhand in 2013. They...

Traditions kept alive by city youths in Ramlilas

Monday, 25 Sep 2017 | Radhika Nagrath | Haridwar | in Dehradun

Appearing striking on the stage is not so easy for the locals playing the roles of iconic heroes of Ramlilas - as Gods and Godesses reciting dialogues from the epics of Ramayana. To make the actor feel like the character he is playing, his costume plays an important role. In Ramlila...

Famous Kumaoni Ramlila owes its beauty to great maestro

Monday, 25 Sep 2017 | Jaskiran Chopra | Dehradun | in Dehradun

The Kumaon region of Uttarakhand has always fascinated great scholars, thinkers, poets and artistes. Some famous names that come to mind in this context are Mahatma Gandhi, Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore, Swami Vivekananda, Sri Aurobindo, Mahadevi Verma and Uday Shankar . September 26 is the 40th death anniversary of “Nritya Samrat” Uday...

Burha Pahar is war zone: DGP

Monday, 25 Sep 2017 | PNS | DALTONGANJ | in Dehradun

Always in news for wrong reasons, Burha Pahar of Latehar-Palamu zone and adjoining has graduated into a ‘war zone’ feels none other Jharkhand DGP DK Pandey. Recently on September 20 a young elephant turned collateral when a CPI Maoist land mine killed the innocent animal in Palamu tiger reserve at...



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