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Uttarakhand: Section 144 imposed to prevent 'Hindu Mahapanchayat', 33 detained
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Uttarakhand: Section 144 imposed to prevent 'Hindu Mahapanchayat', 33 detained

The move to impose Section 144 came with the Supreme Court directing the Uttarakhand chief secretary on Tuesday to place on record that no untoward statement will be made at the 'Dharam Sansad' in Roorkee

Inspired by ideas of Rahul Gandhi, Dehradun woman transfers her property to him
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Inspired by ideas of Rahul Gandhi, Dehradun woman transfers her property to him

Congress' Lalchand Sharma said that while handing over the testament of her property to Rahul Gandhi, the woman said that she is influenced by the ideas of the Wayanad MP

Portfolios allotted to Uttarakhand ministers, CM Dhami in charge of over two dozen depts
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Portfolios allotted to Uttarakhand ministers, CM Dhami in charge of over two dozen depts

Chandan Ram Das, a first-time minister, has got the charge of social welfare, minority welfare, road transport and micro, small and medium enterprises department.

Uttarakhand: Pushkar Singh Dhami takes oath as CM in Dehradun; PM Modi, Amit Shah in attendance
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Uttarakhand: Pushkar Singh Dhami takes oath as CM in Dehradun; PM Modi, Amit Shah in attendance

Dhami was elected leader of the BJP legislature party in Uttarakhand on Monday, paving the way for his taking over the reins of the state for a second time.

Caught on camera: Men throw colours on dog chained to wall; disturbing video goes viral
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Caught on camera: Men throw colours on dog chained to wall; disturbing video goes viral

People for Animals (PFA) India, an animal welfare organisation, managed to track down the culprits and lodge a complaint

Actor Akshay Kumar visits ITBP camp at Dehradun, plays volleyball with Himveers
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Actor Akshay Kumar visits ITBP camp at Dehradun, plays volleyball with Himveers

Actor Akshay Kumar on Thursday visited the Indo-Tibetan Border Police Camp at Dehradun and inaugurated a newly-constructed volleyball court

After Harish Rawat, now Uttarakhand Congress chief Ganesh Godiyal says 'having similar feelings'
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After Harish Rawat, now Uttarakhand Congress chief Ganesh Godiyal says 'having similar feelings'

Rawat on Wednesday had expressed anguish at the factionalism in the state unit and noted that the thought has been crossing his mind that 'it is time to rest'

Indira Gandhi took 32 bullets for nation, but was ignored on 1971 War anniversary: Rahul Gandhi in Uttarakhand
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Indira Gandhi took 32 bullets for nation, but was ignored on 1971 War anniversary: Rahul Gandhi in Uttarakhand

Referring to his grandmother and the former PM, he said she took '32 bullets for the country' but her name was not even mentioned at a government event in New Delhi on the anniversary of the victory over Pakistan

Delhi-Dehradun Economic corridor launched today; all you need to know about project
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Delhi-Dehradun Economic corridor launched today; all you need to know about project

The prime minister's office further informed that the greenfield alignment project will have seven major interchanges for connectivity to Haridwar, Muzaffarnagar, Shamli, Yamunagar, Baghpat, Meerut and Baraut

Uttarakhand polls 2022: PM Modi to make two visits to state this month; likely to hold rally in Kumaon
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Uttarakhand polls 2022: PM Modi to make two visits to state this month; likely to hold rally in Kumaon

The prime minister is slated to visit Dehradun on 4 December, to inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of multiple projects, and again on 24 December, according to the PMO

Toll in Dehradun accident climbs to 13; rescue ops on, two saved thus far
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Toll in Dehradun accident climbs to 13; rescue ops on, two saved thus far

The accident occurred on Bulhad-Baila road in the Chakrata tehsil of Uttarakhand's Dehradun district

Uttarakhand: Hemkund Sahib shrine to close for winter season on 10 October
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Uttarakhand: Hemkund Sahib shrine to close for winter season on 10 October

The Himalayan shrine is closed annually for the winter season during which the area becomes snow-bound and difficult to access

Uttarakhand governor Baby Rani Maurya resigns; 65-yr-old completed three years in office last month
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Uttarakhand governor Baby Rani Maurya resigns; 65-yr-old completed three years in office last month

Maurya, who has long been associated with the BJP was sworn in as the Uttarakhand governor on August 26, 2018, took over from Krishna Kant Paul at the end of his five-year tenure

Watch: Dehradun-Rishikesh bridge collapses with vehicles on it as heavy rainfall lashes state
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Watch: Dehradun-Rishikesh bridge collapses with vehicles on it as heavy rainfall lashes state

The 12-second clip shows a bridge caved in with two trucks half-submerged in the river.

Six tourists arrested for smoking hookah at Uttarakhand’s Har ki Pauri
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Six tourists arrested for smoking hookah at Uttarakhand’s Har ki Pauri

Har ki Pauri, where river Ganga touches the plains for the first time, is considered one of the holiest ghats in Haridwar

Haridwar Kumbh Mela: Probe ordered over allegations of one lakh fake COVID test reports by private labs
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Haridwar Kumbh Mela: Probe ordered over allegations of one lakh fake COVID test reports by private labs

The private labs apparently issued such reports to meet the daily testing quota of 50,000 set by the Uttarakhand High Court during the Kumbh Mela, sources said

Uttarakhand flood: Toll climbs to 54; hopes for finding survivors dim after three more bodies found at Tapovan tunnel
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Uttarakhand flood: Toll climbs to 54; hopes for finding survivors dim after three more bodies found at Tapovan tunnel

Nine bodies have been pulled out from Adit tunnel at the National Thermal Power Corporation's 's Tapovan-Vishnugad project site, choked by debris after the 7 February flash flood

Single-use plastic making 'big comeback' across India amid COVID-19 pandemic, says environment activist
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Single-use plastic making 'big comeback' across India amid COVID-19 pandemic, says environment activist

The lockdown had a good effect on the environment but the increased use of masks, gloves, sanitiser bottles to fight the pandemic has given rise to new concerns, said Anoop Nautiyal.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Uttarakhand imposes fine of Rs 5,000 or six months' jail for not wearing face masks in public
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Uttarakhand imposes fine of Rs 5,000 or six months' jail for not wearing face masks in public

Those who do not wear masks in public places and who violate COVID-19 quarantine rules in Uttarakhand will face six months in jail and fined Rs 5,000

Mann ki baat: Narendra Modi hails IAF planes for using bio-fuel, says it's a step to reduce carbon emissions, reliance on imported crude oil
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Mann ki baat: Narendra Modi hails IAF planes for using bio-fuel, says it's a step to reduce carbon emissions, reliance on imported crude oil

In 'Mann ki Baat' radio address, he said 'history was made' when an IAF AN-32 aircraft took off from Leh's Kushok Bakula Rimpoche airport using a mixture of 10 percent Indian bio-jet fuel