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Judge who granted living entity status to Ganga, is now Uttarakhand Chief Justice

Judge who granted living entity status to Ganga, is now Uttarakhand Chief Justice

Justice Rajiv Verma, who is known for his landmark judgments such as granting living entity status to river Ganga and animal kingdom, was appointed as...
Uttarakhand CM to hoist tricolor at Indo-China border and send stern message to China

Uttarakhand CM to hoist tricolor at Indo-China border and send stern message to China

In order to send a stern message to Chinese Army for their frequent incursions into the Indian territory, Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Rawat will hoist national...
Students in Govt schools to chant prayer in Sanskrit before mid-day meal

Students in Govt schools to chant prayer in Sanskrit before mid-day meal

As a part of their mid-day meal ritual, around 12 lakh students in 18,000 government schools in Uttarakhand will chant a prayer in Sanskrit before...
Uttarakhand HC gives 7 recommendations to reduce road accidents in state

Uttarakhand HC gives 7 recommendations to reduce road accidents in state

With the increasing number of road fatalities in Uttarakhand, the Nainital high court has questioned the state government's inadequacy and even suggested remedial measures. Taking...
Uttarakhand High Court stays construction of Hydro Power projects

Uttarakhand High Court stays construction of Hydro Power projects

In a landmark judgment, Uttarakhand high court on Monday has put a stop to the ongoing constructions of hydro power projects in the state and...
Assets dispute between Uttarakhand & UP to be resolved in two months

Assets dispute between Uttarakhand & UP to be resolved in two months

The asset distribution between Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh that has been lingering for the last 18 years will be resolved in the next two months,...
PM Modi reviews Char Dham project in Uttarakhand via video conferencing

PM Modi reviews Char Dham project in Uttarakhand via video conferencing

Prime Minister Narendra Modi appreciated the progress that was made in the Char Dham All Weather Road project work of which is currently in progress...
Centre notifies new industrial development schemes for Uttarakhand

Centre notifies new industrial development schemes for Uttarakhand

The government of India has notified new industrial development schemes for Uttarakhand, J&K and Himachal Pradesh to encourage industrialization. Centre will provide cheaper access to credit...
1902 Pauri jail to be turned into Veer Chandra Singh Garhwali museum

1902 Pauri jail to be turned into Veer Chandra Singh Garhwali museum

The old jail situated in the heart of Pauri town which was established in 1902 during the British regime will soon be converted into an...
Rs. 45,585 crore budget presented by Uttarakhand government for 2018-19

Rs. 45,585 crore budget presented by Uttarakhand government for 2018-19

Uttarakhand government on Thursday presented a Rs. 45,585 crore budget for the financial year 2018-19. This was the second budget for the BJP government who...
Raksha Mantri to visit Uttarakhand to attend Shaurya Diwas on March 25

Raksha Mantri to visit Uttarakhand to attend Shaurya Diwas on March 25

Union Minister of Defence Nirmala Sitharaman will be visiting Uttarakhand on March 25. She will be attending a award ceremony to distributed cash award to...
Uttarakhand govt to table more than 13 bills in assembly session at Garsain

Uttarakhand govt to table more than 13 bills in assembly session at Garsain

Uttarakhand government is expected to table more than 13 bills in the budget session at Gairsain assembly which commences from March 20. It will also...
Kumaon’s first Hill Patrol Unit (HPU) deployed in Almora

Kumaon’s first Hill Patrol Unit (HPU) deployed in Almora

With an aim to bring swift police service to any criminal incidents in the Uttarakhand hills, first Hill Patrol Unit (HPU) of Kumaon region was...
Char Dham Project: Rs. 1384 crore tunnel from Dharasu to Yamunotri approved

Char Dham Project: Rs. 1384 crore tunnel from Dharasu to Yamunotri approved

The Government of India today approved a tunnel that is a part of the ongoing Char Dham road project in Uttarakhand which aims to connect...
GOOD NEWS: Six new Passport Sewa Kendra to open in Uttarakhand

GOOD NEWS: Six new Passport Sewa Kendra to open in Uttarakhand

No more one has to travel all the way to the capital Dehradun for applying for a new passport or even renewing one. The regional...
Uttarakhand High Court orders govt. to abolish revenue police system within 6 months

Uttarakhand High Court orders govt. to abolish revenue police system within 6 months

The Uttarakhand high court, in a landmark judgement, has ordered Uttarakhand government to abolish revenue police system within 6 months. In the meantime, the court...
Champawat DM directs officials to ride cycle to work, every Saturday is no-car day

Champawat DM directs officials to ride cycle to work, every Saturday is no-car day

The government officials at Champawat district of Uttarakhand will be riding bicycles to work, the district magistrate have issued order. The new orders by district...
Clean Ganga Project: Germany to offer Rs. 900 crore to Uttarakhand

Clean Ganga Project: Germany to offer Rs. 900 crore to Uttarakhand

In order to assist Uttarakhand in its ambitious task of cleaning the River Ganges, German government has decided in pitch in with a financial assistance...
UDAN Scheme: Govt. to start cheaper helicopter services to start in Uttarakhand

UDAN Scheme: Govt. to start cheaper helicopter services to start in Uttarakhand

In order to provide benefits of the UDAN scheme to the hill states where there aren't adequate flights and airports, the government has decided to...
Encouraging Science: 10 Uttarakhand schools selected for Atal Tinkering Lab scheme

Encouraging Science: 10 Uttarakhand schools selected for Atal Tinkering Lab scheme

In order to inculcate a sense of curiosity and wonder, the NITI Aayog has selected 10 schools from Uttarakhand, where laboratories pertaining to practical aspects...