Rain, snow lash Garhwal temperatures plummet


Rain and snowfall across Garhwal brought the mercury down considerably forcing the residents to once again take out the woolens. Dhanaulti, a renowned tourist hill station, experienced moderate hail and snow that began since early morning. Harsil, Mukhba, Dharali, Gangotri and the Yamnotri shrine got more than a foot of snow, giving the region a splendid More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

Banker’s Union hold protests at Ashley Hall against staff outsourcing

Bank employees held a protest against the Union Government here today. They have been opposing the outsourcing of employees to the banking sector. The protesters, under the aegis of the United Forum of Bank Unions, More...

By newsuttarakhand On Saturday, February 18th, 2017

Fresh spells of rain and snow expected in Uttarakhand on Feb 19

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By newsuttarakhand On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Uttarakhand witnesses record turnout of 68% voters

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By newsuttarakhand On Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

35 candidates rejected 687 eligible to contest Uttarakhand Assembly Polls

With the rejection of 35 nomination papers during scrutiny in Uttarakhand, there are 687 candidates left in the fray in 70 assembly constituencies going to polls on February 15. A total of 722 candidates had filed More...

By newsuttarakhand On Thursday, January 12th, 2017

Doon valley shivers as temperature falls below 3 degrees

The onslaught of the extremely cold conditions in Northern India showed no signs of letting up with mercury plummeting several degrees below normal in most places. Dehradun, the capital of Uttarakhand recorded a More...

By newsuttarakhand On Friday, January 6th, 2017

Banned Rs 500 notes worth 9.85 lakh recovered from garbage dump in Rishikesh

Banned currency of Rs 500 notes worth Rs 9.85 lakh were found dumped in a garbage bin near Tapovan tri-junction, near Muni Ki Reti, in Rishikesh on Friday morning. Almost two months after demonetisation of high-value More...

By newsuttarakhand On Friday, December 23rd, 2016

PM Modi to address rally in Dehradun on December 27

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a public rally at Parade Ground in Dehradun on December 27, his first in the state capital since he assumed office in May 2014. PM Modi is likely to announce several development More...

By newsuttarakhand On Wednesday, December 21st, 2016
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Dehradun to Pithoragarh flight fare fixed at Rs 4000

Now fly from Doon to Pithoragarh in 40 minutes Uttarakhand will finally make the much-awaited foray into the field of low-cost flight. The first nine-seater fixed-wing aircraft will take off from the state capital’s More...

By newsuttarakhand On Saturday, December 17th, 2016

Rajiv Gandhi International cricket stadium inaugurated in Dehradun

Dehradun: The first international cricket stadium of the state was inaugurated at Raipur Sports College in Doon. Chief Minister Harish Rawat inaugurated the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in presence More...