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Haridwar Kumbh Mela: Over 1,700 test positive for COVID-19 in 5 days, authorities say number likely to rise
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Haridwar Kumbh Mela: Over 1,700 test positive for COVID-19 in 5 days, authorities say number likely to rise

A majority of the 48.51 lakh people who took part in the last two royal baths (Shahi Snan) held on 12 and 14 April were seen openly violating COVID norms

Amid incessant rainfall in several parts of Uttarakhand, Ganga flowing close to danger mark at Rishikesh; administration on alert
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Amid incessant rainfall in several parts of Uttarakhand, Ganga flowing close to danger mark at Rishikesh; administration on alert

Amid incessant rainfall in several parts of Uttarakhand, the Ganges on Monday was flowing close to the danger mark of 339.50 metres at Rishikesh, putting the administration in the temple town on alert.

Ghaziabad DM, SSP take gov-provided chopper to shower flower petals on 'kanwarias' in district
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Ghaziabad DM, SSP take gov-provided chopper to shower flower petals on 'kanwarias' in district

District Magistrate Ajay Shankar Pandey and Senior Superintendent of Police Sudhir Kumar Singh took a chopper to hover all over the district and showered flower petals on kanwarias, said officials

Four dead, eight injured after rock falls on vehicle carrying kanwariyas in Uttarakhand's Tehri Garhwal
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Four dead, eight injured after rock falls on vehicle carrying kanwariyas in Uttarakhand's Tehri Garhwal

Four kanwariyas were killed and eight others injured on Sunday when a huge rock fell on them in Narendra Nagar area of Uttarakhand's Tehri district.

Rishikesh’s Lakshman Jhula shut for vehicles, administration orders closure of old bridge; alternate walkway to be constructed soon
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Rishikesh’s Lakshman Jhula shut for vehicles, administration orders closure of old bridge; alternate walkway to be constructed soon

The iconic Lakshman Jhula in Rishikesh was closed on Sunday for vehicular movement by the Public Works Department. The decision to shut the 96-year-old bridge was announced by the local administration, owing to it's distressed state due to its age, high tourist footfall.

Yesterday: Exploring the 'Indian connection' shared by The Beatles and director Danny Boyle
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Yesterday: Exploring the 'Indian connection' shared by The Beatles and director Danny Boyle

Danny Boyle's Yesterday, that imagines a world without The Beatles, is slated to release in India this Friday on 12 July.

Ganga water in UP-WB stretch unfit for direct drinking and bathing, contains high level of coliform: Pollution control board
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Ganga water in UP-WB stretch unfit for direct drinking and bathing, contains high level of coliform: Pollution control board

The Ganga River water is absolutely unfit for "direct drinking" and only seven spots from where it passes can be consumed after disinfection, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has said

Dehradun school buries body of 12-year-old boy on campus after seniors allegedly kill him for stealing biscuits
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Dehradun school buries body of 12-year-old boy on campus after seniors allegedly kill him for stealing biscuits

Several news dailies reported that the Dehradun boy was beaten up by two Class 12 students with cricket bats and wickets and then poured cold water on him.

GD Agarwal dies: Activist's demands seeking measures to clean up Ganga were repeatedly ignored by govt
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GD Agarwal dies: Activist's demands seeking measures to clean up Ganga were repeatedly ignored by govt

After 111 days of fasting, activist Dr GD Agarwal passed away at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Rishikesh.

2 killed in rain-related incidents in Uttarakhand; 400 houses flooded, residents evacuated in Kotdwar district
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2 killed in rain-related incidents in Uttarakhand; 400 houses flooded, residents evacuated in Kotdwar district

At least two people were killed as incessant rains continued to batter Uttarakhand, an official said on Monday. The victims were a woman from Pithoragarh and a 65-year-old man, who was washed away in Roorkie by the Sukro river, which is in spate.

Schedule for AIIMS MBBS 2019 entrance test released; exams to be conducted on 25 and 26 May 2019
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Schedule for AIIMS MBBS 2019 entrance test released; exams to be conducted on 25 and 26 May 2019

The exam schedule for admission to the AIIMS MBBS 2019 programme at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has been released.

14 killed, 17 injured as bus falls into gorge in Uttarakhand's Tehri district; CM Trivendra Singh announces Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia
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14 killed, 17 injured as bus falls into gorge in Uttarakhand's Tehri district; CM Trivendra Singh announces Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia

The accident occurred near Kirgani on Rishikesh-Chamba-Gangotri highway around 8 am when the Uttarakhand Roadways bus plunged into a 250-metre deep gorge

Zomato launches its restaurant reviews and ratings platform across 25 new cities
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Zomato launches its restaurant reviews and ratings platform across 25 new cities

Zomato launched its online ordering and food delivery services in May 2015.

AIIMS Rishikesh releases notification to fill 24 'Assistant Professor' posts; walk-in interviews on 26, 27 June
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AIIMS Rishikesh releases notification to fill 24 'Assistant Professor' posts; walk-in interviews on 26, 27 June

All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh has released a notification to fill the posts of 'Assistant Professor' in various departments on a contractual basis.

AIIMS Result 2018: MBBS 2018 entrance exam results declared, as many as 2,649 candidates qualify for 1st round of counselling
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AIIMS Result 2018: MBBS 2018 entrance exam results declared, as many as 2,649 candidates qualify for 1st round of counselling

AIIMS today declared results for MBBS entrance exam. As many as 2,649 candidates have been deemed qualified for the first round of centralised counselling.

Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma meet Narendra Modi after returning to India; PM congratulates couple
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Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma meet Narendra Modi after returning to India; PM congratulates couple

Hours after newlywed couple-Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma returned from their honeymoon, the couple met Prime Minister Narendra Modi

NGT bans plastic items in Haridwar, Rishikesh to curb pollution in Ganga river; violators to be fined Rs 5,000
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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.

Narendra Modi expresses concern over 'menace of alcoholism', praises Umiya Sansthan for addressing it
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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

Land slide due to heavy rain foil annual Badrinath, Kailash Mansarovar pilgrimage
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Land slide due to heavy rain foil annual Badrinath, Kailash Mansarovar pilgrimage

Heavy rains have disrupted the annual Badrinath and Kailash Mansarovar pilgrimage in Uttarakhand