Mega Earthquake imminent in Uttarakhand warn scientists


Data from a day-long workshop on earthquake risk assessment, organised by Disaster Mitigation Management Centre (DMMC) at Dehradun on Friday has revealed that a mega earthquake could strike Uttarakhand any time in the near future. Several seismic experts from IIT Roorkee and other agencies took part in it. Addressing the participants, Kamal, who is More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

Big Jolt to Uttarakhand Congress as former CM ND Tiwari joins BJP

Dehradun: In a major setback for the Uttarakhand Congress former Chief Minister ND Tiwari a die hard congress vetran for the past 53 years switched allegiance to BJP. Apart from being a 3 time Chief Minister of More...

By newsuttarakhand On Monday, January 16th, 2017

Yashpal Arya ditches Congress; pledges allegiance to BJP

In a big blow to Uttarakhand Congress senior leader and former cabinet minister Yashpal Arya joined hands with the BJP. Irrigation minister Yashpal Arya and former Yamnotri MLA Kedar Rawat joined the BJP in New More...

By newsuttarakhand On Friday, January 13th, 2017

Uttarakhand Congress BJP issued show-cause by EC over Facebook advertising

Both Parties making extensive use of social media to woo the youth Chief electoral officer (CEO) of Uttarakhand Radha Raturi on Friday issued show-cause notices to the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) More...

By Kuldeep Chhetri On Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

Rawat Upadhyay release separate candidate lists

Long-simmering tensions between chief minister Harish Rawat and state Congress chief Kishore Upadhyay have again come to the fore at the time of ticket distribution for 2017 assembly elections in Uttarakhand. According More...

By newsuttarakhand On Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

Elections to be held in Uttarakhand on February 15

Nomination process to begin from January 20 onwards Last date of filing nomination papers January 27 Maximum expenditure per candidate capped off at Rs 28 lakhThe polling for all 70 assembly seats of Uttarakhand More...

By newsuttarakhand On Monday, January 2nd, 2017

CM Harish Rawat to sit on one day fast at Jantar Mantar over Bhagirthi ESZ

Harish Rawat to sit on fast at Jantar Mantar on Jan 5 Chief minister Harish Rawat will sit on a day-long fast in Delhi on Thursday against the rejection of the state government’s zonal master plan for Bhagirathi More...

By newsuttarakhand On Saturday, December 24th, 2016

MeT department predicts snowfall in upper regions of Uttarakhand

The prevalent dry weather in Uttarakhand is likely to end as the meteorological department in Dehradun has predicted rain or snow in the hilly districts of the state on Sunday. According to meteorologists, light 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 Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

More than 12000 Jan Dhan accounts in Uttarakhand under I-T department watch

Over 12,000 Jan Dhan accounts in Uttarakhand, which are suspected to be involved in high-value transactions since demonetisation on November 8, are under the scanner of the Income Tax (I-T) department. The hill More...