Cops bust sex racket in Haridwar; 3 girls rescued


Another sex racket has been busted in the police which had been tarnishing the image of the holy city of Haridwar. Three girls, who were forced into prostitution, were rescued. Two people, who were running the sex racket from a posh colony in Kankhal area was also arrested. They used social media platforms to attract clients and girls were sent to hotels. The More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

Case booked against private school teacher who stripped girls for scoring low marks

Two girls, students of class VI in a private secondary school at Landaura, 8 km from Roorkee in Haridwar district, were stripped by their teacher in class as punishment after they scored low marks in the English More...

By newsuttarakhand On Thursday, July 13th, 2017

Ganga rises to warning level at Haridwar

Heavy rain in the past few days has resulted in rise of water level of the Ganga at Haridwar, with the river touching the warning mark on Wednesday. According to the central water commission (CWC), Ganga at Haridwar More...

By newsuttarakhand On Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

8 drown during Ganga Dussehra celebrations in Haridwar

Eight people have drowned in Ganga in Haridwar during the Ganga Dussehra celebrations that took place in the holy city on Sunday. While the bodies of two people – a 12-year-old from Mathura and a teenager More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Haridwar seer files attempt to murder case against CM Rawat

A day after district officials and police tried to force feed Matri Sadan head Swami Shivanand, who has been on an indefinite fast since May 24 against resumption of mining in the Ganga, the ashram on Wednesday More...

By newsuttarakhand On Tuesday, December 27th, 2016

Rs 500 crore allocated for Ganga in Haridwar

Under the Namami Gange mission, the Centre has allocated Rs 500 crore for the Haridwar River Front Development, which includes sewage treatment and beautification of Ganga ghats. Union Minister for State Ganga Rejuvenation More...

By newsuttarakhand On Monday, December 12th, 2016

Industrial Unit at SIDCUL engulfed in fire

An industrial unit in the SIDCUL area of Haridwar was completely gutted due to a fire that broke out on Monday morning. The unit, Siddharth Thermoware, made thermocol cups, tumblers and plates and it suffered a More...

By newsuttarakhand On Monday, December 5th, 2016

Old currency notes worth ₹ 4.5 lakh found abandoned in forest near Haridwar

Old ₹ 500 and 1000 notes worth ₹ 4.58 lakh were found stuffed in a few polythene bags and left in a forest at Roshnabad near Haridwar on Sunday. The bags were found by some village women who had gone to collect More...

By newsuttarakhand On Monday, November 7th, 2016

Uttarakhand HC bans all construction activities within 2 kms of Naini Lake

Nainital/Haridwar:  The Uttarakhand high court on Monday imposed a blanket ban on any construction within a radius of 2 km from major lakes in Nainital. In a series of strict orders, the HC also ordered a ban on More...

By newsuttarakhand On Friday, November 4th, 2016

Uttarakahnd State Table Tennis Championship in Haridwar from today

The 16th Hemlata Kohli Memorial STAG Uttarakahnd State Table Tennis Championship will be organised in Haridwar district for the first time from November 4 to 6. Table tennis aficionados will get a chance to see More...