Thief cleans out store in Dehradun but leaves behind Aadhaar card, arrested
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Thief cleans out store in Dehradun but leaves behind Aadhaar card, arrested

Neeraj thought he had collected all the items he stole from the general store he had broken into. But he had left behind a piece of evidence, which…

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The Muslim artisans who create kanwars for Hindu pilgrims
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The Muslim artisans who create kanwars for Hindu pilgrims

While the kanwar pilgrimage is carried out by Hindu devotees, popularly known as ‘kanwariyas’, not may know that Muslims also play an important role in this annual religious…

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Uttarakhand youth cracks NEET; villagers, kin chip-in to help him pursue MBBS
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Uttarakhand youth cracks NEET; villagers, kin chip-in to help him pursue MBBS

Kamal Gahtori, 18, a daily wager’s son had cracked the national eligibility-cum-entrance test (NEET) last month, but he was not sure if his family could afford to pay…

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How a small Uttarakhand town is becoming a major tourist destination
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How a small Uttarakhand town is becoming a major tourist destination

When one reaches Dhanaulti – a picturesque site in the Garhwal region of ‘Devbhoomi’ (Gods’ abode) Uttarakhand – one can not but feel the fresh breeze gushing through…

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Uttarakhand introduces Garhwali school books in primary classes
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Uttarakhand introduces Garhwali school books in primary classes

In an attempt to promote the state’s native languages, the Uttarakhand government has decided to introduce Garhwali dialect school books in classes 1 to 5. In the initial…

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Heavy rainfall alert in nine Uttarakhand districts till July 13
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Heavy rainfall alert in nine Uttarakhand districts till July 13

The India meteorological department on Tuesday issued an orange alert in Uttarakhand till July 13, predicting that heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to occur at isolated…

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Shimla’s Baljees restaurant to shut on July 10 after losing legal battle
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Shimla’s Baljees restaurant to shut on July 10 after losing legal battle

Baljees, the iconic restaurant on The Mall, is all set to close down on Wednesday. The owner of the restaurantdecidedto close down operations after losing a four-decade-old legal…

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Bodies of 7 mountaineers brought to Uttarakhand’s Pithoragarh
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Bodies of 7 mountaineers brought to Uttarakhand’s Pithoragarh

Bodies of seven of the eight missing mountaineers were brought down almost a month after an avalanche swept them away near Nanda Devi, India’s second highest mountain, to…

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Indo-Tibetan Border Police DIG completes ‘Seven Summit’
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Indo-Tibetan Border Police DIG completes ‘Seven Summit’

Aparna Kumar has become the first Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) officer to complete the ‘Seven Summit’ challenge after successfully climbing Mt Denali on Sunday, additional director general of…

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Auli wedding: Over 321 quintals of waste collected, Rs 8 lakh spent on cleaning…
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Auli wedding: Over 321 quintals of waste collected, Rs 8 lakh spent on cleaning…

The high profile wedding of the sons of South Africa-based Gupta brothers in Auli in Chamoli district left behind 321 quintals of waste which have been collected by…

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