Tag: Uttarakhand

UP: 17-year-old deaf and mute girl gang raped by 3 men in Rampur; accused filed act

Class 10 student gang raped in Dehradun boarding school

The principal and two other officials of a boarding school here in Uttarakhand were arrested on Tuesday after a Class 10 girl student accused them of suppressing the matter of her gang rape by senior students in August, police said. Four students of the school have also been detained for[Read More…]

Ambedkar statue vandalised in Uttarakhand

Haridwar: A statue of Dalit icon B.R. Ambedkar was on Friday found vandalised by miscreants in a village in Haridwar district of Uttarakhand, sparking tension, police said. A district official said the miscreants damaged the statue in Kanhawaali village while it was dark. Inspector Bhagwan Mehar and Sub-Divisional Magistrate Kaustubh[Read More…]

Many injured in Uttarakhand factory accident

Many injured in Uttarakhand factory accident

Over a dozen labourers were injured in a factory here in Uttarakhand after part of a crane broke and molten iron ore fell on workers there, police said on Monday. Two of the injured in the late Sunday night incident at the Rana Bar factory in Landhaura area, is said[Read More…]

No farm loan waiver in Uttarakhand: Chief Minister

No farm loan waiver in Uttarakhand: Chief Minister

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Friday said the state was not in a position to waive farmers‘ loans but plans to instead provide soft loans to them. “We cannot afford to waive farmers loans in the state,” Rawat told reporters here while addressing a press conference to highlight[Read More…]

Utpal Singh named as Uttarakhand Chief Secretary

Utpal Singh named as Uttarakhand Chief Secretary

Senior IAS officer, Utpal Kumar Singh on Tuesday has been named as the new chief secretary of Uttarakhand. According to officials, Singh, who is currently posted in the union agriculture ministry, will take charge either on Tuesday evening or Wednesday. The 1986-batch Indian Administrative Service officer was a favourite in[Read More…]

Congress to boycott midnight GST bash on June 30

Congress rejig, appoints new state chiefs

In a major organisational revamp, the Congress on Thursday has replaced its existing state unit chiefs in two states where Assembly elections happened recently. The Congress leadership has appointed senior leader Pritam Singh as its Uttarakhand Congress chief and Sunil Jakhar as its chief in Punjab. Sunil Jakhar, contested from[Read More…]

Doklam standoff: Baba Ramdev praises PM Modi for 'showing China its place'

Our ancestors had toiled hard for innovations: PM Modi in Haridwar

After Prime Minister Narendra Modi kick-started his Uttarakhand visit on Wednesday, he inaugurated a research institute run by spiritual leader Baba Ramdev’s business franchise Patanjali Ayurveda in Haridwar, Uttarakhand. Notably, Patanjali Research Institute will be India’s first organisation to conduct clinical trials as per international standards in the field of[Read More…]

Doon Litfest announces final speakers’ list

Connecting lovers of literature, people, and culture, the second edition of the largest literary festival in Uttarakhand, the Dehradun Community Literature Festival (DCLF) is has released its final list of speakers and moderators. The festival is going to be held from April 19-April 22 in Dehradun. Newsd is the digital[Read More…]

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