Water, Development key issues in Almora constituency ahead of polls


Ranikhet constituency of Almora district, which has 78,577 voters, has been witnessing a close contest for the past two polls. But the close contest is not due to tough competition rather lack of surety among voters as both the candidates have failed to live up to their expectations. In 2007, Congress’ Karan Mahara had defeated BJP candidate Ajay More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Monday, July 11th, 2016

12 lakh saplings planted in Almora and Pithoragarh

In an event organized by a battalion of the Indian Army, 12 lakh saplings were planted in four different places of Pithoragarh and Almora district in a single day on Sunday. Colonel Nandu Kumar, commanding officer More...

By newsuttarakhand On Thursday, April 14th, 2016

Almost 4000 new teachers to be posted to remote areas of Uttarakhand

In a relief for government teachers posted in remote corners of the state for years, almost 4,000 new recruits will now be sent to hilly areas. Long-serving teachers posted in these areas will now get a chance to More...

By newsuttarakhand On Saturday, April 2nd, 2016

Uday Shankar Academy to open in 15 days

After lying in neglect and disuse for over seven years, the Uday Shankar Academy in secluded Falsima,7 km from Almora Bazaar, will finally open its doors to the world with theatre workshops and dance and theatre More...

By newsuttarakhand On Sunday, January 10th, 2016

Sports Authority of India boost for Almora and Pithoragarh

Sports Authority of India to set up badminton and boxing centers in Almora and Pithoragarh respectively In a major move to boost development and promotion of sports in Uttarakhand, the Sports Authority of India More...

By newsuttarakhand On Saturday, December 12th, 2015

KMVN starts tourism centre in Almora

The centre will exclusively take bookings for paragliding, river rafting, rock climbing and trekking. In a bid to promote adventure tourism activities in the region, the Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam (KMVN) opened its More...

By newsuttarakhand On Friday, December 11th, 2015

Mercury plummets in hills after rain showers across Uttarakhand

Almora: Temperatures plummeted considerably after rains lashed several parts of Uttarakhand. Several towns lying in the hilly region of the state witnessed thundershowers from late Thursday evening onwards. The More...

By newsuttarakhand On Sunday, October 25th, 2015

Almora to get Uttarakhand’s second ISBT

Almora: Chief minister Harish Rawat on Friday laid the foundation stone for Uttarakhand’s second Inter-State Bus Terminus at Lower Mall Road area in Almora. The project is estimated to cost around Rs.17 crore. More...

By newsuttarakhand On Friday, September 11th, 2015

Boating activities to start at Kosi Barrage, survey for ropeway to be carried out soon- tourism minister

Almora: Uttarakhand tourism minister Dinesh Dhanai announced a host of activities planned by the government for Almora. Speaking to reports, the minister said that water activities will be started soon at the Kosi More...

By newsuttarakhand On Monday, August 17th, 2015

Ranikhet: LIC agent found murdered in village home

Ranikhet: An LIC agent was found murdered outside his house in Pandey Kota village (block Tarikhet). The DM has given orders to the local police and SGO team to conduct enquiry into the matter. As per information More...