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 firewood in the jungle. Police officials who have taken the notes in their custody said that they had informed Income Tax officials about More...

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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...

By newsuttarakhand On Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

Nirmal Ganga Abhiyan to be carried out in Haridwar next week

The All World Gayatri Pariwar here said in a statement that the “Nirmal Ganga Jan Abhiyan” will be carried out on September 20 across 300 big and small ghats in various states. A mass cleaning of the More...

By newsuttarakhand On Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

1,633 polling centres finalised for 11 Assembly seats in Haridwar

The district administration has finalised polling booths for all 11 Assembly seats in the district for the next elections due early next year. A total of 1,633 polling centres have been finalised and emphasis will More...

By newsuttarakhand On Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

14 day long Kanwar mela begins in Haridwar

The fortnight-long kanwar mela kicked off on Tuesday with kanwariyas thronging the city to fetch Gangajal from the Brahmakund at Har-ki-Pauri. While the mela begins on the first day (pratipada) of Savan, the Hindu More...

By newsuttarakhand On Saturday, July 16th, 2016

Ganga flowing above warning level in Haridwar

The water level in the Ganga crossed the warning mark at Neel Dhara in Haridwar today following heavy rain in more than five districts of the state. The Ganga water level at the Neel Dhara Central Water Commission More...

By newsuttarakhand On Monday, June 20th, 2016

Leopard removed from house after 10 hour struggle

Forest Department officials, employees, wildlife experts and police personnel were involved in a more than 10-hour operation to rescue a leopard that had intruded into a house and got trapped at Nirmala Chawani More...

By newsuttarakhand On Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

Shopkeeper arrested for spreading ‘false rumour’ of sacrilege in Roorkee clashes

Almost a week after sleepy Landaura town was stirred by large-scale clashes, which left over 30 people injured, police on Monday arrested a shopkeeper and claimed that his “false” allegation of sacrilege More...

By newsuttarakhand On Saturday, April 30th, 2016

Ex-railway employee sentenced to 4 years in jail by CBI court

A special CBI court on Saturday sentenced a retired railway employee to four years in jail for siphoning off money meant for the canteen of railway cooperative society in Haridwar. The agency court also slapped More...