Chinese troops intrusion in Uttarakhand- Rawat alerts center

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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 Home Affairs (MHA) said. Sources said the Chinese incursion took place at a grazing ground in Barahoti in Chamoli district and the area, which More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Sunday, July 24th, 2016
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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...

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By newsuttarakhand On Sunday, July 3rd, 2016
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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...

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By newsuttarakhand On Friday, July 1st, 2016
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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...

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By newsuttarakhand On Monday, June 27th, 2016
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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...

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By newsuttarakhand On Friday, May 27th, 2016
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8 people lose their lives in Chamoli road accident

In yet another major mishap on hill roads, a Jeep plunged into a deep gorge on the Chamoli-Laasi road, near Majothi, killing eight persons, including six school teachers, on Thursday afternoon. Besides, the condition More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Thursday, May 12th, 2016
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Badrinath portals open for pilgrims

The portals of the Badrinath shrine situated in Chamoli district were opened today for pilgrims after the six-month winter break. Hundreds of pilgrims from across the country congregated for the opening ceremony More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Monday, May 9th, 2016
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Danger of floods after cloudburst in Chamoli

Several houses were buried under debris following a cloudburst near the Barsali forests of Karnaprayag in Chamoli district early this morning. Also, many vehicles were swept away in the Pindar river, resulting More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Thursday, April 28th, 2016
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Forest Blaze shuts down NH 58 near Badrinath

The forest department began rolling out “strict measures” to tackle rising incidents of forest fires in the state even as a blaze near Badrinath Highway (NH 58) during peak traffic on Thursday left scores More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Thursday, February 25th, 2016
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2 dead, 3 injured in car accident in Chamoli

Car falls in gorge in Chamoli Two women died and three others were reported injured as a car fell into a 100-metre-deep gorge barely three-km before Joshimath in Chamoli district. The injured have been rushed to More...