High tension wire falls on bus in Almora killing 2


Two died and several injured as a private bus they were travelling in caught fire after an 11,000 volt high tension wire fell on it in Marchula in Almora district on Wednesday. The bus travelling from Goli Khal in Pauri district to Nainitalwas with 25 people on board to a wedding party. Uttarakhand Power Corporation Limited has set up an inquiry into More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Friday, July 28th, 2017

Almora DM transferred for defying cabinet minister’s order

The Uttarakhand Government on Thursday decided to transfer Almora DM Savin Bansal. Though the BJP government spokesperson Madan Kaushik termed the transfer of Bansal “a routine” and dismissed suggestions of More...

By newsuttarakhand On Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

Action against four for killing endangered cat fish in Almora

Showcasing a giant catfish proved costly for the Almora villagers in Kumaon division of Uttarakhand as forest authorities were forced to take action against them. Residents of Enlo village reportedly caught a Devil More...

By newsuttarakhand On Monday, February 6th, 2017

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 More...

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...