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Uttarakhand: 14 killed as tempo traveller from Noida falls into Alaknanda river

Uttarakhand SDRF commandant Manikant Mishra said 10 died on the spot, two each at AIIMS Rishikesh and Rudraprayag district hospital.

Uttarakhand accident: State Disaster Response Force commandant Manikant Mishra said the death toll might go up as some of those injured were in serious condition.
Updated on Jun 16, 2024 04:46 AM IST
By | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar

Uttarakhand: 12 dead as tempo traveller with 26 falls into gorge in Rudraprayag

Accident on Rishikesh-Badrinath highway in Uttarakhand's Rudraprayag: An SDRF officer said the death toll is likely to go up.

Uttarakhand accident: A tempo traveller, with 26 people onboard, fell into a deep gorge near Badrinath Highway in Rudraprayag. (HT photo)
Updated on Jun 15, 2024 04:06 PM IST
By | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar

Chandigarh: Duo hoping to travel abroad duped of 16 lakh

In the first case, the victim, Jitendra Kumar, a resident of Uttarakhand, alleged that Vikas Sharma, the owner of Immigration Solution, located in Sector 17-C, along with his associates, defrauded him of ₹9.2 lakh

The second case was registered on the complaint of Devender Kumar, a resident of Panipat. (HT File Photo)
Updated on Jun 09, 2024 07:48 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Bodies of 4 more state trekkers recovered from Uttarakhand

The rescue operation to locate and save stranded trekkers in Uttarakhand concluded on Thursday, with four more bodies of Bengaluru residents recovered.

Nine trekkers who were part of a 22-member group, died after losing their way due to bad weather while on their way back from Sahastra Tal, Uttarkashi. (PTI)
Updated on Jun 07, 2024 04:10 AM IST

Bodies of trekkers who died in Uttarakhand likely to be flown to Bengaluru today

Post-mortem is underway at a hospital in Uttarkashi. Then, all nine bodies will be airlifted to Dehradun. Embalming will be done in Dehradun, he said.

Bodies of trekkers who died in Uttarakhand likely to be flown to Bengaluru today
Published on Jun 06, 2024 01:55 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Pathi Venkata Thadhagath

Bodies of trekkers from K'taka likely to be flown in from Uttarakhand on Thur

Eight trekkers were rescued and shifted to Dehradun on Wednesday while five more rescued trekkers will be airlifted from Uttarkashi to Dehradun today.

The team constituted 18 trekkers from Karnataka and one from Maharashtra, besides three local guides, (Representational image)(Mayank Arya/ HT Photo)
Published on Jun 06, 2024 12:43 PM IST

Uttarakhand: 9 trekkers of 22-member group dead due to bad weather, 13 rescued

Officials said that of the 13 trekkers rescued from the trek on Uttarkashi-Tehri border, eight were airlifted to Dehradun

Thirteen trekkers were rescued and eight of them were airlifted to Dehradun on Wednesday.
Updated on Jun 05, 2024 08:05 PM IST

Four trekkers from Karnataka lose lives in Uttarakhand due to extreme weather

Four trekkers from Karnataka lost their lives in Uttarakhand due to extreme weather conditions during a trekking expedition.

The District Magistrate of Garhwal was overseeing the rescue mission, which also involved the deployment of an Indian Air Force helicopter. (Representative image)(REUTERS)
Published on Jun 05, 2024 02:36 PM IST

BJP sweeps two hill states of Himachal and Uttarakhand

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) swept the two hill states of Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand on Tuesday with some retaining their seats and other candidates who registered win for the first time

BJP candidate from Shimla constituency Suresh Kashyap celebrates with party workers as he leads during counting of votes for Lok Sabha elections in Shimla on Tuesday. (PTI)
Updated on Jun 05, 2024 08:54 AM IST
By, , Shimla/dehradun

BJP wins all five Lok Sabha seats in Uttarakhand

In Tehri Garhwal, BJP’s Mala Rajya Lakshmi Shah won by a margin of 2,68,347 votes after defeating Congress candidate Jot Singh Gunsola

In Almora, BJP’s Ajay Tamta beat Congress candidate Pradeep Tamta by 2,25,893 votes. (HT photo)
Published on Jun 04, 2024 07:03 PM IST

BJP leads in all 5 seats in Uttarakhand

BJP leader and former chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat is leading from Haridwar, while Anil Baluni is ahead in Garhwal constituency

BJP supporters during a campaign rally. (ANI Photo)
Updated on Jun 04, 2024 11:18 AM IST

The taste of Kumaon: Exploring delicious recipes from the hills of Uttarakhand

Discover the unique flavours of Kumaon, a beautiful region in Uttarakhand. Explore these traditional recipes and enjoy a taste of the hills.

Delve into the culinary delights of Kumaon, a picturesque region in the hills of Uttarakhand.(Pinterest)
Published on Jun 02, 2024 06:29 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Uttarakhand: Iconic Valley of Flowers National Park reopens for 2024 season

Uttarakhand: Valley of Flowers National Park opens for tourists. Check the trek fee for Indians and foreign citizens inside

Uttarakhand: Iconic Valley of Flowers National Park reopens for tourist season 2024 (Photo by Twitter/archeohistories)
Published on Jun 01, 2024 04:58 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Gopeshwar

NDRF, U'khand forest dept teams work overnight to stop fire in Varunavat hills

This came as the state continues to grapple with instances of forest fires, which has been the deadliest this year since 2021, when eight people died.

Officials try to douse a fire that erupted in the hills of Varunavat on Wednesday evening.
Updated on May 31, 2024 02:48 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Forest fires resurface in the hills amid dry spell, soaring mercury

In the last 7 days, Himachal Pradesh has reported 1,343 forest fires, followed by 540 in Uttarakhand and 452 in J&K, according to Forest Survey of India data.

Smoke billows during a forest fire in Uttarkashi in Uttarakhand on Wednesday. (PTI)
Updated on May 31, 2024 04:26 AM IST
By, , Dehradun/shimla/jammu

Granting citizenship under CAA begins in Bengal, Haryana, Uttarakhand: MHA

The development comes as the seventh phase of voting for the Lok Sabha elections is set to take place on June 1 in several constituencies across West Bengal

The MHA began handing over the first set of citizenship certificates on May 15 in Delhi. (File Photo)
Published on May 29, 2024 08:45 PM IST
ByNeeraj Chauhan

FIR against Uttarakhand YouTuber who harassed two Jain monks; he apologises

A first information report (FIR) was registered against Suraj Singh Pharswan of Ratgaon village in Tharali block of Chamoli district

YouTuber Suraj Pharswan later apologised for his conduct. (Screengrab)
Published on May 28, 2024 04:41 PM IST

Uttarakhand: Earthquake of 3.1 magnitude hits Pithoragarh

On Monday, a 2.2 magnitude earthquake was reported in Bageshwar district at 9.22pm, over a fortnight after another earthquake of 2.8 magnitude was reported in the same district

Representational image.
Published on May 28, 2024 01:52 PM IST

12 dead, 11 injured as gravel-laden truck overturns on bus in Shahjahanpur

Pankaj Kumar, an eyewitness, said most of the passengers had alighted from the bus. Twenty-five people were still on the bus when the speeding truck hit it, he added.

The damaged bus after a dumper truck overturned on it, in Shahjahanpur, Saturday night (PTI)
Updated on May 27, 2024 05:12 AM IST
By, Lucknow

Uttarakhand: Junior doc's suicide at medical college sparks harassment charges

The 26-year-old junior doctor at the Shri Guru Ram Rai Institute of Medical and Health Sciences in Dehradun was found dead inside his hostel room on May 17.

The death of a junior doctor by suicide at a college hostel in Dehradun has triggered a massive uproar in Uttarakhand. (File photo)
Updated on May 23, 2024 07:11 PM IST

Supreme Court rejects bail of teen accused of making obscene video of girl

The defence counsel has argued that boy's parents were ready to care for him, and he should not remain in a reform home but be in his mother's custody.

The Supreme Court. (ANI)
Published on May 22, 2024 12:13 PM IST

When Ruskin Bond was charged extra at Konark Temple: ‘They said I was foreigner'

Celebrated author Ruskin Bond turned 90 on Sunday. Born to British parents, raised and settled in India, he was four when his parents separated.

Author Ruskin Bond, born in Kasauli, is settled in Uttarakhand's Landour.
Updated on May 20, 2024 05:23 PM IST

Char dham pilgrimage needs to be better regulated

It is time the yatra is better regulated and mass tourism actively discouraged so that the precarious environment is not further harmed.

Kedarnath is one of the popular Char Dhams in the state of Uttarakhand.(Uttarakhand State Govt.)
Published on May 19, 2024 11:12 PM IST
ByHT Editorial

Char Dham Yatra: No shooting videos, reels within 50m radius of temple premises

Over 26 lakh devotees across India and abroad register for ongoing Char Dham Yatra; Uttarakhand CM reviews arrangements, bans shooting videos/reels near temples

The Char Dham Yatra started on Friday with the opening of the portals of Yamunotri, Gangotri and Kedarnath Dham amid Vedic chants on the occasion of Akshay Tritiya in Garhwal Himalayas. Char Dham Yatra travel update: Pilgrims prohibited from shooting videos, reels within 50m radius of temple premises (HT Photo)
Published on May 16, 2024 08:18 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Dehradun (uttarakhand) [india]

Char Dham Yatra: Uttarakhand police urges visitors to ensure registration

On May 10, the doors of Yamunotri and Gangotri Dham were opened, followed by the opening of the portals of the Badrinath shrine on May 12.

The Char Dham Yatra started on Friday with the opening of the portals of Yamunotri, Gangotri and Kedarnath Dham amid Vedic chants on the occasion of Akshay Tritiya in Garhwal Himalayas. (HT Photo)
Published on May 16, 2024 04:05 PM IST

Uttarakhand Waqf Board chief endorses PM Modi, says Muslims not in danger

The Waqf Board Chairman, along with members of the Muslim community, prayed for PM Modi's victory in Haridwar's Dargah of Sabir Saheb.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi waving to supporters as Union home minister Amit Shah looks on. (AFP file photo)
Published on May 15, 2024 03:39 PM IST

'Lackadaisical approach': Supreme Court slams Uttarakhand govt over forest fires

Uttarakhand forest fire: The Supreme Court also sought an explanation from the Uttarakhand government on why central funds were not utilised for dousing fires

NDRF personnel try to control a fire that broke out in the forest of Pauri Garhwal district on Tuesday, May 14, 2024.(PTI)
Updated on May 15, 2024 03:50 PM IST

Watch: Shri Badrinath Dham opens its doors for devotees after six months

Shri Badrinath Dham on Sunday opened its doors at 6am for devotees, with Vedic chants and slogans of 'Badri Vishal Lal Ki Jai'.

Decorated Badrinath Temple ahead of the opening of its portals for devotees for the 'Char Dham Yatra', in Chamoli district, Saturday, May 11, 2024. (PTI Photo)(PTI)
Published on May 12, 2024 08:06 AM IST
By | Written by Vaishnawi Sinha | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar

Portals of Kedarnath Dham opened for devotees

The opening of doors at Kedarnath Dham resonated with recital of bhajans and ‘Har Har Mahadev' chants.

Devotees arrive to offer prayers at the Kedarnath Temple after its portals opened, (PTI)
Updated on May 10, 2024 10:15 AM IST

Uttarakhand forest fires: 5 people dead, 1,300 hectares affected, says official

Uttarakhand forest fires: So far 388 cases have been registered in connection with the fires and 60 cases have been named.

Five people have lost their lives in the Uttarakhand forest fires, informed the state's Chief Conservator of Forest with an additional charge of Head of Forest Force (HoFF) Dhananjay Mohan. (PTI)
Published on May 09, 2024 10:55 AM IST
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