Indo-Nepal border sealed for Nepal election phase 2; to reopen on June 29


The SSB has sealed the pull and bridges on the India-Nepal border in order to ensure hassle free elections in the Himalayan nation. The movement for the two countries will be closed on the border for the next few days. In view of the second phase of elections to be held on June 28 in Nepal, international bridges have been closed since Monday morning. More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Saturday, May 27th, 2017

One killed, Army man, civilian injured in cylinder blast in Pithoragarh

Pithoragarh: One person was killed and two others injured, including an Army man, purportedly after a welding gas cylinder went off in Bharkatia Cantt, 7 km from here, on Wednesday. A bomb disposal squad and police More...

By newsuttarakhand On Friday, May 19th, 2017

14 villages in Pithoragarh under threat from melting Glaciers

The snow-stricken laden have become a threat to people of 14 villages settled on the border of Pithoragarh in Uttarakhand. Villagers returning to their native villages after spending the winter in lower areas are More...

By newsuttarakhand On Monday, March 27th, 2017

No PDS ration from April 1 without Aadhaar linkage

Over 2 lakh persons in Pithoragarh district and 189,760 in Champawat district will not get ration under the Public Distribution System (PDS) from April 1 as the state government has decided not to supply ration 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 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 Friday, December 2nd, 2016

5.2 magnitude earthquake jolts Uttarakhand; epicenter at Dharchula

Parts of northern India felt tremors around 10:35 pm. The tremors were seemingly caused by a medium-intensity earthquake in the India-Nepal border region. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has estimated More...

By newsuttarakhand On Saturday, November 26th, 2016

Uttarakhand’s naik Chandra Singh Karki martyred in J&K

Naik Chandra Singh Karki of 13 Rashtriya Rifles, who hailed from Pali village in Pithoragarh, was martyred in a terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir’s Bandipora district. His mortal remains are being brought More...

By newsuttarakhand On Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

Munsiyari mountain biking event on November 24

The Uttarakhand Forest Development Corporation in collaboration with the Cycling Federation of India will be organising the first national mountain biking trail at Munsiyari slopes on November 24. The event has More...

By newsuttarakhand On Monday, October 17th, 2016

Pithoragarh jolted by mild earthquake

Several places in Pithoragarh district on Indo-Nepal border were hit by another slight intensity earthquake of 4 magnitude on Richter scale on Monday morning, three days after a 3.7 magnitude tremor struck the region. Significantly, More...