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Aug 13, 2019
Amid incessant rainfall in several parts of Uttarakhand, Ganga flowing close to danger mark at Rishikesh; administration on alertAmid 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.
Jul 30, 2019
Ghaziabad DM, SSP take gov-provided chopper to shower flower petals on 'kanwarias' in districtDistrict 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
Jul 28, 2019
Four dead, eight injured after rock falls on vehicle carrying kanwariyas in Uttarakhand's Tehri GarhwalFour 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.
Jul 14, 2019
Rishikesh’s Lakshman Jhula shut for vehicles, administration orders closure of old bridge; alternate walkway to be constructed soonThe 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.
Jul 11, 2019
Yesterday: Exploring the 'Indian connection' shared by The Beatles and director Danny BoyleDanny Boyle's Yesterday, that imagines a world without The Beatles, is slated to release in India this Friday on 12 July.
May 30, 2019
Ganga water in UP-WB stretch unfit for direct drinking and bathing, contains high level of coliform: Pollution control boardThe 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
Mar 28, 2019
Dehradun school buries body of 12-year-old boy on campus after seniors allegedly kill him for stealing biscuitsSeveral 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.
Oct 11, 2018
GD Agarwal dies: Activist's demands seeking measures to clean up Ganga were repeatedly ignored by govtAfter 111 days of fasting, activist Dr GD Agarwal passed away at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Rishikesh.
Aug 27, 2018
2 killed in rain-related incidents in Uttarakhand; 400 houses flooded, residents evacuated in Kotdwar districtAt 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.
Jul 28, 2018
Schedule for AIIMS MBBS 2019 entrance test released; exams to be conducted on 25 and 26 May 2019The exam schedule for admission to the AIIMS MBBS 2019 programme at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has been released.