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Feb 09, 2019
From 4-BHK mansion in hills of Uttarakhand to a 1-RK flat in Dehradun: State’s unemployed youth forced to move to plainsWith no jobs available, Uttarakhand's hills have been witness to its sons and daughters leaving home in search of work in the towns, most of which are located in the plains.
Feb 06, 2019
Migration in Uttarakhand: 25% of villages without access to roads; residents lament lack of govt accountability, forced to abandon stateAccording to government data, 34,000 kilometres of road has been laid in Uttarakhand over the past 18 years, but only 24,000 kilometres is concretised.
Feb 05, 2019
Migration in Uttarakhand: As crisis plagues hill state, govt survey finds 50% villagers left gram panchayats in search of jobs"We might as well have not separated from Uttar Pradesh if this was going to be the state of affairs" — this is the common train of thought that villagers in Uttarakhand have been voicing. Reason: the 40-year-old problem of mass migration that continues to hold the hilly region in its grip.
Aug 17, 2017
Kailash Mansarovar yatra suspended temporarily, pilgrims airlifted to overcome broken roadsKailash Mansarovar pilgrims were airlifted on Wednesday after the yatra was temporarily suspended as the route between was damaged due to the recent cloudbursts.
Nov 24, 2016
Fire at West Bengal hospital raises interest on Ronald Ross who discovered malarial parasiteThe devastating inferno that rattled both patients and physicians in West Bengal's SSKM Hospital last week, thankfully, left out a living room sized laboratory where British medical doctor, Ronald Ross, discovered how malaria transmits
Nov 22, 2016
Amit Shah lauds demonetisation in Uttarakhand but concedes people facing troubleAmit Shah targeted other parties, asking the crowd if they could see worry on the faces of Mulayam Singh Yadav, Mayawati or Arvind Kejriwal.
May 11, 2016
FP mobile diaries: Poor resources, tools slowed efforts combating Uttarakhand forest firesThe forest department was under-staffed and lacked the resources and equipment to combat the flames in the Uttarakhand fire.
May 02, 2016
Uttarakhand forests continue to burn: Around 2,270 hectares in five districts affectedLatest satellite images of Uttarakhand show that the forest fire has gone out in 70 percent of the areas. The NDRF deployed over 130 personnel to tackle the fire
Jun 20, 2015
Dehradun: 15 dead as Delhi-bound bus falls into gorge in AlmoraFifteen people were killed and 25 others injured when a bus, travelling from Pithoragarh to Delhi, fell into a deep gorge in Almora district this afternoon.
May 06, 2014
BJP, Cong locked in direct contest as Uttarakhand goes to polls tomorrowThe seats that will go to poll include Pauri-Garhwal, Tehri, Nainital, Almora and Haridwar.