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Uttarakhand-Himachal: Indian Army, ITBP Find Two More Trekkers' Bodies, Five Others Airlifted

Oct 22, 2021 Ashwani Sharma

Five trekkers whose bodies were airlifted and identified are Shubhayan Das, Vikas Makal, Saurabh Ghosh, Tanumoy Tiwari and Anita Rawat, the only woman member in the group. While the first four are from West Bengal, Rawat was from Delhi .

Himachal Pradesh: 5 Trekkers Found Dead At Lamkhaga Pass; Two Alive But Critical, Four Still Missing

Oct 21, 2021 Ashwani Sharma

More than 80 tourists from different states were stranded at Batal in Lahaul Spiti where all road communications remain snapped for the past 72 hours due to snowfall.

Amit Shah Undertakes Aerial Survey Of Rain-Ravaged Uttarakhand, Relief & Rescue Ops Continue

According to the state Emergency Operation Centre, the toll in rain-related incidents in the state has risen to 54 while 19 people are injured and five still missing.

Himachal Pradesh: 17 Trekkers From Uttarakhand Go Missing In Kinnaur

Oct 21, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Lamkhaga Pass, where the trekkers went missing during inclement weather from October 17-19, is one of the toughest passes which connects Kinnaur district with Harshil in Uttarakhand.

Torrential Rains Disrupt Chardhaam Yatra; Three Dead

The deceased have been identified as labourers from Nepal, who were engaged in a hotel construction in Uttarakhand’s Pauri district.

16 October, 2021

PM Modi To Visit Kedarnath Again On Nov 5

Outlook Web Desk

Prime Minister Narendra Modi besides offering prayers at the holy site will also inaugurate the Kedarpuri projects.

15 October, 2021

Army Says Poonch Operation Is On

Naseer Ganai

The Army has said a counter-terrorist operation is in progress in the area of Nar Khas forest in Mendhar, Poonch district, since the evening of October 14.

15 September, 2021

Blast Occurs Outside BJP Nainital District President's House In Haldwani

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The blast occurred around 12 am outside the residence of BJP's Nainital district president Pradeep Bisht in Harinagar area of Haldwani, Nainital District Magistrate D S Garbiyal said on Wednesday.

11 September, 2021

Uttarakhand: 4.7 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Chamoli District

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According to National Centre for Seismology, the earthquake occurred at 5.58 am and its epicentre was 13 km from Gopeshwar at a depth of 5 km.

30 August, 2021

Uttarakhand: Heavy Rains Kill Three Children, Three Houses Collapse In Dharchula

Outlook Web Desk

The bodies of three children were recovered and a search operation was on for those still missing.

27 July, 2021

Uttarakhand CM Moved Into 'Jinxed' Residential Bungalow In Dehradun, Here's Why

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Pushkar Singh Dhami has now become the fifth Uttarakhand CM to stay in the official bungalow in 20 years, despite some predecessors considering it unlucky or jinxed.


26 July, 2021

Uttarakhand: Pritam Singh Takes Charge As Leader Of Opposition In Assembly

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Pritam Singh was replaced recently as Uttarakhand state Congress chief by Ganesh Godiyal and appointed as Leader of Opposition in the State assembly in a major organisational rejig ahead of next year's assembly polls.

23 July, 2021

Congress Bets On Harish Rawat To Wrest Poll-Bound Uttarakhand From BJP

Puneet Nicholas Yadav

With his task in Punjab over, Harish Rawat can now get back to his home state where he has the difficult task of making his party battle-ready before the assembly polls due in February-March 2021.

21 July, 2021

150 People Stranded In Rain Induced Landslide At Uttarakhand's Champawat

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Efforts to clear the rubble on the road in Vishramghat were resumed on Wednesday morning with the help of earth moving machines and a loader he said.

15 July, 2021

Uttarakhand Minister Seen With Mask Hanging From Toe, Viral Photo Causes Outrage

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Amid fears of Covid-19 third wave, minister for state Swami Yatishwaranand was clicked attending a meeting with other ministers with a surgical mask hanging from his toe.

05 July, 2021

PM Modi Congratulates Pushkar Singh Dhami On Taking Over As Uttarakhand CM

Outlook Web Bureau

Pushkar Singh Dhami has been named as the next chief minister of Uttarakhand, following a critical legislature meeting conducted at the state headquarters in Dehradun by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

04 July, 2021

BJP To Use Uttarakhand CM's Resignation To Stall Mamata's Election

Bhavna Vij-Aurora

Sources in the BJP claim that it was not Tirath Singh Rawat who wrote his resignation letter but that a draft of the letter was handed over to him when he went to meet party president J.P. Nadda on July 2.


04 July, 2021

All Is Well: BJP Quashes 'Rumours' Of Upset MLAs Ahead of Uttarakhand CM Oath Ceremony

Outlook Web Desk

Within party lines, however, reports suggest that some may not be happy with the appointment of Dhami as CM.

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Members of the Muslim community conduct Friday prayers in an open site amid heavy police presence, during protests by residents and members of various pro-Hindu organisations, at Sector 12 area, in Gurugram.

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Bihar Governor Fagu Chauhan presents a memonto to President Ram Nath Kovind at Raj Bhawan, in Patna.

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A worker arranges lanterns at a shop ahead of the Diwali festival, in Thane.

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A security person stands guard near the venue of Union Home Minister Amit Shah's scheduled public meeting, in Jammu.

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Workers weigh groundnut at Khetiwadi Utpann Bazar Samiti yard at Bedi in Rajkot.

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Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

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Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

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Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

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