Mentally challenged woman sets forest fire in Pithoragarh


A mentally challenged patient set fire to the forest in Pithoragarh. Thousands of treesĀ  have been reportedly burnt up. TheĀ  Environment Task Force personnel are engaged in extinguishing the fire. Eco Environment Force planted 20 thousand hectares of local species along with buransh on 20 hectares of land in Dhuliyabagad of Kotayuda village, about More...

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By Uttarakhand News On Monday, March 12th, 2018

BSNL communications services down for seven hours in Pithoragarh

Problems coming from the communication and internet service of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited over the past several days once again hampered communications on Sunday. The OFC line connecting Pithoragarh from Lohaghat More...

By Uttarakhand News On Saturday, January 20th, 2018

School children make a narrow escape after school bus loses control and nearly falls into gorge

35 students of Saraswati Vidya Mandir Devalthal alongwith bus driver and cleaner had a narrow escape after their school bus lost control on a hill bend and swung mid air over a deep gorge. While allowing for passing More...

By Uttarakhand News On Friday, December 15th, 2017

Ancient cave entrance found during road construction in Pithoragarh

Road construction work has been stopped after discovery of the gate of an ancient cave in Munakot block in Pithoragarh. Its information has been sent to the district administration. The work of road construction More...

By Uttarakhand News On Sunday, December 3rd, 2017

Arjun Kapoor lands in Pithoragarh to shoot for his next film

Arjun Kapoor arrived at Pithoragarh to shoot Sandeep aur Pinki Farar, a film based on the love story under Yash Raj Banner. The heroine Parineeti Chopra who is the leading lady in the film too will fly to Pithoragarh. More...

By Uttarakhand News On Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

Gram Pradhan in Pithoragarh’s satgal village commits suicide

Women’s Gram Pradhan (village head) of Satgal village of the border area of Pitoragarh committed suicide by consuming poisonous substance. The family also did not know about why the woman ate the poison. State More...

By Uttarakhand News On Saturday, November 11th, 2017

Small aircrafts to begin operations at Naini Saini airstrip in March 2018

Additional Chief Secretary of Uttarakhand, Om Prakash, said that the air service will start on the Naini Saini Airstrip from March next year. In the first phase, 22 seater aircraft will land. Today is the last day More...

By Uttarakhand News On Thursday, November 9th, 2017

Snowfall in Badrinath, Kedarnath as temperature falls across Uttarakhand

The weather changed in upper regions of Uttarakhand on thursday and there was snowfall in the high Himalayan peaks including Badrinath and Kedarnath Dham in the evening. Rainfall lashed munusari town of Pithoragarh. More...

By Uttarakhand News On Sunday, October 8th, 2017

State level boxing tournament to be held in Pithoragarh from Oct 12 onwards

The state-level boxing competition will be held in Pithoragarh from October 12. The five-day event will be conducted in three categories. District Sports Officer Sanjeev Pauri told that the competition will be held More...

By Uttarakhand News On Saturday, September 9th, 2017

Uttarakhand Finance Minister’s daughter joins the Indian Army

Namita Pant, the daughter of state finance minister and Pithoragarh MLA Prakash Pant, has become the Judge Advocate General (JAG) in the Indian Army on Saturday. Many members of the family were present at the passing More...