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

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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 forensic team have been investigating the matter. Pithoragarh superintendent of police Ajay Joshi said, “Nirmal Kumar, 45, and his More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Friday, May 19th, 2017
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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...

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By newsuttarakhand On Monday, March 27th, 2017
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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...

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By newsuttarakhand On Sunday, January 1st, 2017
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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...

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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...

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By newsuttarakhand On Friday, December 2nd, 2016
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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...

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By newsuttarakhand On Saturday, November 26th, 2016
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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...

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By newsuttarakhand On Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016
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Munsiyari mountain biking event on November 24

The Uttarakhand Forest Development Corporation in collaboration with the Cycling Federation of India will be organising the first national mountain biking trail at Munsiyari slopes on November 24. The event has More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Monday, October 17th, 2016
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Pithoragarh jolted by mild earthquake

Several places in Pithoragarh district on Indo-Nepal border were hit by another slight intensity earthquake of 4 magnitude on Richter scale on Monday morning, three days after a 3.7 magnitude tremor struck the region. Significantly, More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Friday, September 23rd, 2016
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Munsiyari gets season’s first snowfall; temperature falls in Pithoragarh

The peaks of Hansling, Panchachuli, Rajrambha and Chiplakedar of Munsiyari hills received season’s first snowfall, causing a dip in temperature while the rest of Pithoragarh district witnessed heavy rain in the More...