Truck carrying LPG cylinders to Bageshwar develops technical snag; turns into raging ball of fire


A truck carrying flammable LPG cylinders was hit by a technical flaw in the engine and burst into flames. The truck was carrying the cylinders from Indane godown in Haldwani’s Halduchaur and was at Jeolikot near Nainital when the accident happened. The explosion caused the cylinders debris to fall far and wide. Given the danger, about one and More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Sunday, September 24th, 2017

President Kovind visits Divya Prem Sewa Mission In Haridwar

The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, visited the Divya Prem Sewa Mission, Haridwar, today (September 23, 2017). The President received a rousing reception amid heavy rain. Speaking on the occasion, he said that More...

By newsuttarakhand On Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

Queen’s Baton for Commonwealth games 2018 to reach Uttarakhand on Oct 5

The sports fraternity and sports enthusiasts in the state are a excited lot as the Queen’s Baton Relay for the XXI Commonwealth Games (to held in Australia next year) will reach Uttarakhand on October 5 and will More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

CBI has denied NH-74 land scam request: Trivendra Rawat

Taking a U-turn on the CBI probe into NH-74 land scam, Chief Minister TS Rawat has stated that the agency had not accepted the government’s request to take up the investigation. Rawat had during the Assembly session More...

By newsuttarakhand On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Former UP, UK CM ND Tiwari hospitalized after suffering from brain stroke; condition critical

Senior politician ND Tiwari is critical after suffering from brain stroke on Wednesday. He has been admitted to Max Hospital in Saket in New Delhi, his niece Manishi Tiwari was quoted by ANI. Sources at Max Hospital More...

By newsuttarakhand On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

Akshay Kumar made brand ambassador of Uttarakhand’s drive against Open Defecation

Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar will now be the brand ambassador for the Open Defecation Free (ODF) campaign in the state. Uttarakhand has declared rural areas of the state ODF and aims to achieve the same in urban More...

By newsuttarakhand On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

Pradhans protest outside secretariat demanding salary hike

Hundreds of gram pradhans across Uttarakhand protested on Monday demanding implementation of guidelines of Panchayati Raj Act 2016 and enhanced pay and perks. In Dehradun, several hundred pradhans and their supporters More...

By newsuttarakhand On Friday, September 15th, 2017

Uttarakhand High Court lifts mining ban within 5km of river Ganga

Nainital High Court has given relief to the State Government and Stone Crusher owners and lifted the ban on mining in the 5 km radius of Ganga river. At the same time, gave its consent to the government’s More...

By newsuttarakhand On Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

U-SET 2017 paper to comprise of 175 objective questions

Preparations of the Uttarakhand State Eligibility Test (U-Set), proposed by the University of Kumaon on October 29, are going on expeditiously. Five places in Kumaon have been chosen for examination, while center More...

By newsuttarakhand On Friday, September 8th, 2017

PWD seeks Rs 7 crore to restore Naini lake

Naini lake will soon get Rs 7 crore to restore its lost glory. The Public Works Department (PWD) has prepared a proposal that seeks Rs 7 crore in funds for the lake under Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban More...