12 lakh saplings planted in Almora and Pithoragarh

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In an event organized by a battalion of the Indian Army, 12 lakh saplings were planted in four different places of Pithoragarh and Almora district in a single day on Sunday. Colonel Nandu Kumar, commanding officer of the 130 Ecological Task Force led 15,000 people to participate in the ‘green’ deed. Kumar said that the team selected land More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Friday, July 1st, 2016
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NDRF teams swing into action after cloudbursts in Pithoragarh

At least 30 people were killed following a cloudburst in Chamoli and Pithoragarh districts of Uttarakhand on Friday even as the home ministry dispatched NDRF teams to take stock of the situation. Flooding has been More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Tuesday, June 7th, 2016
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7 dead, one injured as jeep falls into gorge in Pithoragarh

At least seven persons were killed and one injured when a jeep carrying a marriage party fell into a deep gorge in Pithoragarh district on Monday afternoon. The condition of the lone injured is stated to be stable. Superintendent More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Monday, June 6th, 2016
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Villagers to walk 165 km as mark of protest against unfulfilled promises

Pithoragarh: Residents of Namik village in Munsiyari subdivision of Pithoragarh district today announced that they would organise a 165-km march to district headquarters on June 20 to raise the problems they had More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Monday, May 9th, 2016
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Danger of floods after cloudburst in Chamoli

Several houses were buried under debris following a cloudburst near the Barsali forests of Karnaprayag in Chamoli district early this morning. Also, many vehicles were swept away in the Pindar river, resulting More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Friday, May 6th, 2016
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Magnitude 4 tremor jolts Pithoragh and adjoining regions

A medium intensity earthquake measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale hit Uttarakhand late on Thursday night. According to National Centre for Seismology, the epicenter of the quake was Pithoragarh in the state and it More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016
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Jal Sansthan spending Rs 40000 per day to counter water woes in Champawat

Jal Sansthan is spending over Rs 40,000 per day to fetch over 52,000 litres of drinking water in Champawat amid water crisis in Lohaghat, Pithoragarh, Didihat  and Askot towns of the Kumaon region. The water scarcity More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016
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72 crore earned from liquor vendor auction in Pithoragarh and Champawat

The state government auctioned liquor vends in Pithoragarh and Champawat districts today, generating a revenue of over Rs 72 crore. The district administration of Pithoragarh, in a press release, said a revenue More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Sunday, March 20th, 2016
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International paragliding event concludes in Pithoragarh

India’s top ranking paragliding pilot Ajay Kumar has bagged the first prize at the state’s first international paragliding competition that concluded on Saturday. While Kumar won the cash prize of Rs More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Monday, February 29th, 2016
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Bhakrakot locals block highway to protest against missing girls

Commuters, plying from Ramnagar to Bhatrojkhan, Ranikhet, Almora, Maulekhal, Manila Deghat, Karanprayag and Pauri had to face a tough time yesterday as locals in Bhakrakot blocked the national highway in protest More...