5.8 magnitude earthquake strikes Uttarakhand; Rudraprayg epicenter

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An earthquake of Magnitude 5.8 Magnitude has jolted the hilly state of Uttarakhand. As per latest reports, the epicentre of the quake was at Rudraprayag in Uttarakhand. Strong tremors were felt in many parts of Delhi and the NCR region including Noida, Gurugram, Ghaziabad and Faridabad. In fact, Chandigarh also felt strong tremors. Residents of the More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Thursday, October 20th, 2016
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3 people dead as car falls into Alaknanda river

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By newsuttarakhand On Thursday, October 13th, 2016
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Kedarnath and Badrinath closing dates for winters announced

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By newsuttarakhand On Friday, June 3rd, 2016
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Helicopter services to Kedarnath suspended

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By newsuttarakhand On Sunday, May 22nd, 2016
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Badrinath highway blocked after cloudburst in Rudraprayag

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By newsuttarakhand On Sunday, November 1st, 2015
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Kedarnath pilgrim influx this year crosses 1.5 lakh

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By newsuttarakhand On Thursday, October 8th, 2015
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Government mulls to develop Kedarnath into becoming a Winter Sports Hub

Kedarnath, the Himalayan town famous or an eighth century Lord Shiva temple, could soon be a hub for adventure sports in Uttarakhand. As part of the efforts to rebuild the state’s economy after the devastation More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Saturday, August 29th, 2015
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Kedarnath priests protest against building of ghat

The Kedarnath shrine has never had any ghat – even though most Hindu religious towns especially those located near rivers have had a tradition of building such spots where people can offer special prayers More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Friday, August 14th, 2015
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State Disaster Rescue forces save two lives from accident site near Rudraprayag

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By newsuttarakhand On Friday, March 13th, 2015
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“Plenty of Job Opportunities for the youth in Tourism sector”-Dr Harak Singh Rawat

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