India  /  Published 24.09.20

Covid: Uttarakhand eases norms for tourists

The Uttarakhand government has eased coronavirus norms for tourists, exempting them from producing a negative test report on arrival. The requirement of a mandatory stay of a minimum two days in a hot...
By PTI in Dehradun

India  /  Published 11.09.20

Rare orchid found in Uttarakhand

Liparis Pygmaea, a rare variety of orchid, has been found for the first time in the western Himalayan region in Uttarakhand. A team of Uttarakhand forest department spotted the flower at an altitude ...
By PTI in Dehradun

India  /  Published 01.09.20

Landslide traps over 1,000 pilgrims

Over 1,000 people who had returned to their villages in Munsiyari of Pithoragarh district in Uttarakhand for a yearly religious ritual have got stranded for the past six days because of rain-triggered...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 24.07.20

Uttarakhand: Village ruined by cloudburst

Six families from an Uttarakhand village had to resort to stone-age ways of protecting themselves against nature when a cloudburst triggered landslides and house collapses killed at least 10 people in...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 06.07.20

Police in place of petal shower for pilgrims

Last year, the BJP governments of Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh had showered rose petals from helicopters on Kanwariyas, seasonal pilgrims from across north India who collect Ganga water from Haridwar...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 29.06.20

Priests protest govt temple ‘grab’

The priests of various temples in Uttarakhand are holding relay dharnas on the premises accusing the state’s BJP government of trying to grab their shrines’ earnings. At the heart of the ...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 01.01.19

Ayurveda and the narrow contours of nationalism

Fairness is integral to economic and political welfarism. It is only apt that those who provide a service are compensated adequately for their knowledge and labour. Divya Pharmacy, an ayurvedic manufa...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 13.02.20

Quotas: More than just the law

Reservations for those historically deprived of the educational and social benefits of an advancing country have always provided cause for debate. The constitutional thrust to level the field has been...
By The Editorial Board in

Travel  /  Published 03.04.19

Binsar: A paradise for nature lovers

Far away from the madding crowd, nestled on top of the Kumaon Himalayas, is the Club Mahindra Binsar Valley Resort. The beautiful resort in Uttarakhand’s Binsar is located 90km from Nainital and 120...
By Ushnota Paul in

India  /  Published 01.10.19

Illegal sand mining leases: CBI searches 11 locations in UP, Uttarakhand

The CBI is carrying out searches at 11 locations in Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh in connection with illegal sand mining leases given in Saharanpur, officials said on Tuesday.The move comes after the ...
By PTI in New Delhi


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