PWD JE nabbed for accepting Rs 50000 bribe


A junior engineer with the Public Works Department (PWD) was arrested by a vigilance department team on Wednesday for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 50,000 from a contractor at his office in Purola in Uttarkashi district. The accused, Tripen Singh Rana, a resident of Mori in Uttarkashi, had demanded Rs1lakh in bribe from a private contractor named More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Uttarakhand witnesses record turnout of 68% voters

Uttarakhand’s 13 districts recorded a 68% turnout by 5 pm. Uttarkashi district had the highest turnout with 73% people casting their vote, followed by Haridwar, Udham Singh Nagar and Nainital districts with 70% More...

By newsuttarakhand On Sunday, January 1st, 2017

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...

By newsuttarakhand On Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

Mild tremor jolts Dehradun and Uttarkashi

Two slight intensity tremors hit Dehradun and Uttarkashi districts within four hours in the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday. The first tremor with a magnitude of 3.9 occurred at 12:44am. The epicentre More...

By newsuttarakhand On Saturday, December 10th, 2016

Foundations for projects worth Rs 8.58 crore laid down in Uttarkashi

Tourism and Medical Education Minister Dinesh Dhanai inaugurated several development projects worth Rs 8.58 crore under the Centrally funded Nirmal Gangotri Tourism Circuit Scheme at Gangotri Shrine during a function More...

By newsuttarakhand On Thursday, November 10th, 2016

E-stamp launched in Uttarkashi

Senior Treasurer Officer Himani Snehi inaugurated the process of e-stamp distribution at a workshop organised at Vikas Nigam in Uttarkashi yesterday. She said the stamp distribution process used earlier would be More...

By newsuttarakhand On Friday, October 14th, 2016

Weather hampers rescue ops of Polish trekkers stuck at Shivling peak

Two Polish trekkers have been stuck for more than 72 hours at the Shivling peak in the Uttarkashi district of Garhwal Division. The State Disaster Response Team (SDRF) had conducted a search and rescue operation More...

By newsuttarakhand On Sunday, August 21st, 2016

Mystery disease kills 3, infects 50 in Uttarkashi

Over 50 people in a village in Mori, Uttarkashi have been infected by a “mysterious” disease, as per the state director general of health. Three children have already died due to the disease, triggering More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Saturday, June 25th, 2016

Govt may soon ease norms to boost foreign tourists in Harsil

Foreign tourists may soon be allowed to visit and stay at night in Harsil, the picturesque tourist destination near Gangotri without an inner line permit. Till now, foreign tourists were required to take a permit More...

By newsuttarakhand On Saturday, May 28th, 2016

Bank manager robbed off Rs 18 lakh

A Punjab National Bank manager posted in Naugaon area of Uttarkashi district was allegedly robbed of Rs 18 lakh in Tehri, while he was on his way to Dehradun to deposit the money in a bank branch at Ashley Hall. Three More...