Uttarakhand gets first virtual police station at Chamoli


Uttarakhand Police has opened its first virtual police station at Gopeshwar in Chamoli district of Pauri Garhwal. The move will help people, especially in remote and far-flung areas, reach police through Twitter, Facebook, WhatsApp and email. At the same time, the facility would be useful at the time of a natural calamity like landslide or flash floods More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Thursday, March 9th, 2017

Polling in Karanprayag today

Weather may play spoilsport in polling The 2017 assembly elections of 5 states are set to conclude with the polling today at Karnprayag. Around 156 polling parties were today sent to polling booths for the free More...

By newsuttarakhand On Sunday, January 1st, 2017

Snowfall at Chamoli, uttarkashi and Pithoragarh increases new year revelry

As revellers started their celebrations on New Year Eve, snowfall in high-altitude places in the state caused mercury level to drop further adding to the festive mood. According to Met reports, higher reaches in More...

By newsuttarakhand On Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

Three killed as car falls into gorge in Chamoli

Three persons, including a woman, were killed and three others injured when the car they were travelling in fell into a gorge in Chamoli district today. The mishap occurred near Chulakot village on the Karnparayg-Benital-Adibadri More...

By newsuttarakhand On Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

First phase of Rishikesh-Karnaprayag railway line to get underway in December

Work on the proposed Rishikesh-Karnaprayag railway line is expected to begin by the end of this year in December. In-principal clearance for the first phase of the project has already been given by the Union ministry More...

By newsuttarakhand On Thursday, July 28th, 2016

Chinese troops intrusion in Uttarakhand- Rawat alerts center

Chinese troops infiltrated into Uttarakhand on July 19 and came face to face with district administrative officials and Paramilitary Jawans, a report sent by the Indo-Tibet Border Police (ITBP) to the Ministry of More...

By newsuttarakhand On Sunday, July 24th, 2016

2 Jawans dead after Army truck falls in gorge near Mana

Two Army jawans were killed while one was injured and another missing when the Army truck they were returning from Ghastoli fell into a deep gorge near Mana village near the China border in Chamoli district yesterday. More...

By newsuttarakhand On Sunday, July 3rd, 2016

Over 1000 pilgrims stranded on Char Dham route

Heavy rains wash away part of Gangotri Highway Frequent landslides triggered by incessant rainfall in the hills have blocked Char Dham routes including Rishikesh-Badrinath, Yamnotri, Gangotri and Kedarnath highway More...

By newsuttarakhand On Friday, July 1st, 2016

NDRF teams swing into action after cloudbursts in Pithoragarh

At least 30 people were killed following a cloudburst in Chamoli and Pithoragarh districts of Uttarakhand on Friday even as the home ministry dispatched NDRF teams to take stock of the situation. Flooding has been More...

By newsuttarakhand On Monday, June 27th, 2016

Bus reaches this remote Uttarakhand village after 69 years

For many villagers, it is a dream come true. Some old residents said that they had spent their whole lives trekking many kilometres to reach the nearest market for their daily necessities. “We had been hoping More...