Ganga water 'injurious to health': NGT says just like cigarette packets, river should put up warning signs
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Friday said the water of the Ganga, between Haridwar and Unnao in Uttar Pradesh, was unfit for drinking and bathing, and expressed anguish over the situation.
Bus falls in gorge in Uttarakhand's Tehri killing 14, 17 hurt; Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia for kin of dead, Rs 50,000 to injured
An Uttarakhand Roadways bus rolled down a 250-metre deep gorge around 15 kilometre from Chamba in Tehri district early killing fourteen persons, including two women, and injuring seventeen others, officials said.
Zomato launched its online ordering and food delivery services in May 2015.
Adani group emerges as highest bidder with Rs 6,000 cr offer for Ruchi Soya; Patanjali can up its Rs 5,700 cr bid
The Committee of Creditors (CoC) of Ruchi Soya, in its meeting held on Tuesday, opened the bids submitted by the two contenders -- Patanjali group and Adani Wilmar, which sells cooking oil under the Fortune brand.
The National Investigation Agency has arrested an alleged hawala operator from Uttarakhand in connection with its probe into the activities of Lashker-e-Taiba (LeT).
Patanjali is expected to enter into agreements with major online retailers — Amazon, Flipkart, Paytm Mall, 1MG, bigbasket, grofers, shopclues and snapdeal — to push online sales of its FMCG products
NGT bans plastic items in Haridwar, Rishikesh to curb pollution in Ganga river; violators to be fined Rs 5,000
The NGT on Friday imposed a complete ban on plastic items like carry bags, plates and cutlery in towns located on the banks of the River Ganga.
UNESCO recognises Kumbh Mela's 'intangible cultural heritage' for being the world's most peaceful pilgrimage
India's Kumbh Mela has been recognised by UNESCO as an "intangible cultural heritage of humanity" and held up as the world's largest peaceful gathering of pilgrims.
Guru wants to address imbalance in India's demographics, says all Hindus must bear 'at least' four children
A senior Hindu seer on Saturday said Hindus must bear at least four children till the Uniform Civil Code is implemented to check "demographic imbalance".
Over dozen labourers injured in Haridwar factory as molten iron ore fells on workers, case filed against management
Over a dozen labourers were injured in a factory in Haridwar in Uttarakhand after part of a crane broke and molten iron ore fell on workers there
Narendra Modi expresses concern over 'menace of alcoholism', praises Umiya Sansthan for addressing it
Narendra Modi on Thursday voiced concern over the growing problem of alcoholism among the younger generation
After refraining from occurring over Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh from almost a fortnight, monsoon rains showed their fierce face in the last 24 hours
Heavy overnight rains continued at most places across Uttarakhand on Friday, causing heavy waterlogging on roads in Dehradun.
A day before the judgement of a special court in a sexual exploitation case against Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim, the HRTC Thursday suspended its bus services to Punjab and Haryana
Kalinga Utkal Express train would resume services from Puri on Tuesday and from Haridwar on 25 August after remaining cancelled for a day due to derailment near Khatauli in Uttar Pradesh.
Utkal Express derailment: UP Police says no proof of terror angle in accident, day after Railways suspended 3 top officials
Uttar Pradesh police said till now there was no proof of any terror outfit's involvement in the derailment of the Utkal Kalinga Express at Khatauli.
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has announced that Rs 3.5 lakh will be paid to the kin of the dead, Rs 50,000 to the grievously injured and Rs 25,000 to those with minor injuries
Rescue operations at Khatauli in Muzaffaranagar, where the Kalinga Utkal Express had derailed, concluded on Sunday morning with the death toll climbing to 24
Utkal Express derailment: Congress slams Modi govt, claims 259 deaths have occured due to rail accidents since 2014
Congress slammed the Narendra Modi government over the railway's security record, noting that ever since it came to power in 2014, 259 passengers have died
Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu on Saturday announced an ex-gratia of Rs 3.5 lakh for the kin of those who died in the train accident near Khatauli in Uttar Pradesh.