Magnitude 5.0 Earthquake strikes Uttararkhand and adjoining regions

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An earthquake measuring 5.0 on the richter scale having its epicenter in Uttarakhand struck today at 8:40pm. The tremors were also felt in Himachal Pradesh, NCR and Western UP. The epicenter was 92 km NE of Rishikesh around Rudraprayag. No loss of life or property had been reported at the time of writing. Severe tremors of earthquake were felt in all More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Wednesday, November 29th, 2017
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More than 3000 trees to be chopped down in Rudraprayag for ‘All Weather Road’

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By newsuttarakhand On Thursday, November 23rd, 2017
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Badminton tournament begins in Ukhimath

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By newsuttarakhand On Thursday, November 9th, 2017
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Snowfall in Badrinath, Kedarnath as temperature falls across Uttarakhand

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By newsuttarakhand On Thursday, May 11th, 2017
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Rail network to link Chardham routes soon says CM Trivendra Rawat

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By newsuttarakhand On Friday, April 28th, 2017
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Modi to visit Kedarnath on May 3

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By newsuttarakhand On Monday, February 6th, 2017
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5.8 magnitude earthquake strikes Uttarakhand; Rudraprayg epicenter

An earthquake of Magnitude 5.8 Magnitude has jolted the hilly state of Uttarakhand. As per latest reports, the epicentre of the quake was at Rudraprayag in Uttarakhand. Strong tremors were felt in many parts of More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Thursday, October 20th, 2016
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3 people dead as car falls into Alaknanda river

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By newsuttarakhand On Thursday, October 13th, 2016
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Kedarnath and Badrinath closing dates for winters announced

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By newsuttarakhand On Friday, June 3rd, 2016
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Helicopter services to Kedarnath suspended

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