Varunavat Parvat abalze as temperature once again soars across Uttarakhand


About a week after the forest fires in different parts of Uttarakhand were doused, largely due to rains, the blaze has returned, this time on Varunavat Parvat in Uttarkashi. The raging inferno was noticed at 4 am on Sunday and a team of 25 forest personnel was rushed to battle the flames. Forest fires across the state have engulfed more than 4,000 hectares More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Saturday, February 20th, 2016

Govt employees in Uttarkashi to walk to office once a week

Uttarkashi: Almost 4,000 government employees have taken up the initiative in Uttarkashi to  start walking or take to cycling to reach their offices once a week. From Thursday, all the government officials, whose More...

By newsuttarakhand On Sunday, July 19th, 2015

Uttarkashi on landslide red alert as 25 meter long crack develops in Varunavat

Uttarkashi: Landslide prone Varunavat mountain has started to give nightmares to residents of Uttarkashi once again. Heavy rains have dissolved a chunk of the mountain and in place of it is a 25 meter long and 4-5 More...

By newsuttarakhand On Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

Dayara Bugyal gears up for Anduri Utsav

Anduri Utsav: The “Butter Holi” of Uttarkashi With a picture postcard like setting, the Dayara Bugyal in district Uttarkashi has something special in store for tourists this month. The opportunity to More...

By newsuttarakhand On Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

Gates of the Gangotri and Yamunotri temples opened on the auspicious occasion of Akshya Tritiya

Gates of the Gangotri and Yamunotri temples opened on the auspicious occasion of Akshya Tritiya as Chardham Yatra began with the gates opening ceremony . Gates of Kedarnath  and Badrinath will open on 24th April More...

By newsuttarakhand On Saturday, April 18th, 2015

Gaumukh Track opened for trekking

Uttarkashi: The Gangotri National park has opened the Gaumukh track for trekking. The hikers however will have to take a special permit from the Uttarakhand Government as the area has not yet been opened for the More...