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GTB Nagar lynching: Third person arrested, police looking for the other accused
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GTB Nagar lynching: Third person arrested, police looking for the other accused

A 25-year-old cab driver has been arrested for his alleged involvement in the lynching of an e-rickshaw driver outside the GTB Nagar metro station in May.

Uttarakhand landslide: Watchful constable ensures no life is lost in calamity
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Uttarakhand landslide: Watchful constable ensures no life is lost in calamity

No casualties were reported in a massive landslide on the Rishikesh-Badrinath National Highway thanks to an alert police constable of Uttarakhand Police

Watch: Deepika Padukone offers prayers at Rishikesh along banks of Ganga river
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Watch: Deepika Padukone offers prayers at Rishikesh along banks of Ganga river

Deepika Padukone visited the Parmartha Niketan Ashram along the banks of the Ganga in Rishikesh and performed the aarti along with her family and friends.

Meet Paul Saltzman, the Canadian who hung out with The Beatles at the Rishikesh ashram
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Meet Paul Saltzman, the Canadian who hung out with The Beatles at the Rishikesh ashram

Paul Saltzman talks to Firstpost about his one “magical” week with The Beatles in Rishikesh after the state government opened the Beatles Ashram for tourists.

Across the Universe: ‘Beatles Ashram’ in Rishiskesh is now open for public as a tourist spot
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Across the Universe: ‘Beatles Ashram’ in Rishiskesh is now open for public as a tourist spot

The 'Beatles Ashram' in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand is all set to become a recognised tourist spot with the Uttarakhand government refurbishing and opening the iconic retreat location for the public

Swami Dayananda Saraswati ji's demise a personal loss, says PM Modi
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Swami Dayananda Saraswati ji's demise a personal loss, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has mourned the death of Swami Dayananda Saraswati, whom he considered as his guru.

PM Modi's spiritual guru Swami Dayanand Giri passes away
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PM Modi's spiritual guru Swami Dayanand Giri passes away

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's spiritual guru Swami Dayanand Giri passed away on Wednesday night at his ashram in Sheeshamjhadi area after a prolonged illness.

Uttarakhand to not be a part of Yoga Day celebrations: CM Harish Rawat
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Uttarakhand to not be a part of Yoga Day celebrations: CM Harish Rawat

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Wednesday said the state will not officially be part of the International Yoga Day celebrations slated for

VHP now demands ban on river rafting in Ganges, says it leads to 'many objectionable activities'
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VHP now demands ban on river rafting in Ganges, says it leads to 'many objectionable activities'

Riding the ban wave that has been sweeping the country under the new government, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) has now demanded a ban on rafting in the Ganges.

Ganga flowing close to danger mark, river rafting stopped
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Ganga flowing close to danger mark, river rafting stopped

With the Ganga and its tributaries in spate following heavy pre-monsoon rains in parts of Uttarakhand, rafting in the river has been stopped 12 days ahead of schedule for safety reasons.

Taxi driver molests US tourist on Delhi-Dehradun highway
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Taxi driver molests US tourist on Delhi-Dehradun highway

A taxi driver was arrested on Tuesday in Uttar Pradesh for allegedly molesting a US tourist on the Delhi-Dehradun highway

Photos: Britain's Prince Charles and Camilla perform aarti at Rishikesh
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Photos: Britain's Prince Charles and Camilla perform aarti at Rishikesh

Britain's Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, participated in an aarti ceremony at the Parmarth Miketan Temple in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, during their nine-day long visit to India

'Number of British nationals missing in Uttarakhand may never be known'
India

'Number of British nationals missing in Uttarakhand may never be known'

The exact number of British nationals who went missing during the mid-June flashfloods in Uttarakhand "may never be known", country's High Commissioner to India Sir James Bevan said today.

Uttarakhand floods: Families tell their tales of courage and fear
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Uttarakhand floods: Families tell their tales of courage and fear

Families talk to Firstpost about their narrow escapes, as well as their continued fears for loved ones who are still missing

Railways senior staff speeds up passenger evacuation in Uttarakhand
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Railways senior staff speeds up passenger evacuation in Uttarakhand

The railway minister reviewed the progress of the evacuation plan today and instructed the Railway Board to ensure smooth management.