3 dead after cloud burst and landslide on Kailash Mansarovar yatra route


Four soldiers and three civilians have gone missing after a cloudburst hit the Mangta Nala region of Uttarakhand on Monday. Three bodies have also been recovered in Malpa. Kailash Mansarovar Yatra has been halted due to the floods and landslide caused by the cloudburst on the route. Two bridges were damaged in Mangti and one in Simkhola districts of More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Thursday, July 6th, 2017

Landslide in Uttarakhand’s Pithoragarh district kills five

Five persons, including three Nepali citizens, were killed, and two Nepali citizens were injured when a boulder hit a Maruti Alto near Tawaghat, in Uttarakhand’s Pithoragarh district, on Thursday. Continuous rainfall More...

By newsuttarakhand On Monday, June 26th, 2017

Indo-Nepal border sealed for Nepal election phase 2; to reopen on June 29

The SSB has sealed the pull and bridges on the India-Nepal border in order to ensure hassle free elections in the Himalayan nation. The movement for the two countries will be closed on the border for the next few More...

By newsuttarakhand On Saturday, May 27th, 2017

One killed, Army man, civilian injured in cylinder blast in Pithoragarh

Pithoragarh: One person was killed and two others injured, including an Army man, purportedly after a welding gas cylinder went off in Bharkatia Cantt, 7 km from here, on Wednesday. A bomb disposal squad and police More...

By newsuttarakhand On Friday, May 19th, 2017

14 villages in Pithoragarh under threat from melting Glaciers

The snow-stricken laden have become a threat to people of 14 villages settled on the border of Pithoragarh in Uttarakhand. Villagers returning to their native villages after spending the winter in lower areas are More...

By newsuttarakhand On Monday, March 27th, 2017

No PDS ration from April 1 without Aadhaar linkage

Over 2 lakh persons in Pithoragarh district and 189,760 in Champawat district will not get ration under the Public Distribution System (PDS) from April 1 as the state government has decided not to supply ration 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, 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 Friday, December 2nd, 2016

5.2 magnitude earthquake jolts Uttarakhand; epicenter at Dharchula

Parts of northern India felt tremors around 10:35 pm. The tremors were seemingly caused by a medium-intensity earthquake in the India-Nepal border region. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has estimated More...

By newsuttarakhand On Saturday, November 26th, 2016

Uttarakhand’s naik Chandra Singh Karki martyred in J&K

Naik Chandra Singh Karki of 13 Rashtriya Rifles, who hailed from Pali village in Pithoragarh, was martyred in a terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir’s Bandipora district. His mortal remains are being brought More...