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Sep 03, 2019
Four injured, several feared trapped after house collapses in Uttarakhand’s Almora; heavy rains likely for state on 3, 4 Sep, warns IMDAt least four people including two minors have been injured while several others including a woman are feared to be trapped after a house in Almora district collapsed in a flash flood caused due to relentless rains in the district
May 18, 2019
Recent forest fires in Uttarakhand destroy huge swathes of green cover; experts blame errant monsoonEvery year, Uttarakhand loses a large part of its forest cover to fires, mostly during this time of the year when the mercury soars.
Apr 11, 2019
Polling concludes for five Lok Sabha seats in Uttarakhand; hilly state records 57.55% turnout amid several high-profile contestsUttarakhand recorded lower voter turnout (57.75%) as compared to 2014 Lok Sabha polls in the hilly state as polling concluded for the five seats in the hilly state
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.