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2 washed away in flash floods in Uttarakhand

Two persons were washed away in flash floods in Kumaon region of Uttarakhand following heavy rains, even as the relief works were in full swing in the flood-hit Uttarkashi district. All the 158......

Sacrifice of Tibet: Of extraordinary delusions

On November 18 every year, I silently salute the brave souls of C Company, 13th Kumaon Regiment, who in 1962 died practically to the last man and the last bullet defending Ladakh against the......

ULFA militant killed in army encounter

Continuing with the relentless operations against the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom, the troops of 19 Kumaon Regiment of 181 Mountain Brigade killed an ULFA leader in an encounter on......

Sonia Gandhi holidaying in Kumaon hills

Congress Party chief Sonia Gandhi is holidaying in picturesque Kausani in Kumaon hills in Uttaranchal.Gandhi, on a private visit, is staying with the family of Suman Dubey, a close friend of her......

How Indians can help the army along the border

IMAGE: A women's self-help group in Uttaranchal Sanjeev Nayar offers some ideas on how Indians can help in improving the lives of those living in border areas and in the process help the Indian......

Uttarakhand plans IIM at Kashipur

The Uttarakhand government is planning to set up an Indian Institute of Managementin Kumaon region of the hill state.For this purpose, the government has identified two sites-- Escort Farms in the......

Rudrapur readies for Nano launch

A five-star hotel, malls and branded showrooms. The face of Rudrapur, a small township in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand, has undergone a drastic change due to the Pantnagar Industrial Estate.......

Monsoon getaways are cheaper on your pocket

Image: Uttarakhand's Valley of Flowers. Photograph: Araghu/Wikimedia Commons Hotels, airlines offer discounts to attract customers during lean season; attractions include treks, nature trails,......

Kailash Mansarovar, Haj pilgrimage exempt from service tax

Pilgrimage to Kailash Mansarovar and Haj will become cheaper with the government exempting such tours from the Service Tax. According to a notification, service tax exemption has been provided to......

Himalayan calamity: Banks start counting losses

The Garhwal region collectively has deposits worth Rs 2,100 crore and advances worth Rs 1,000 crore. Leading public sector banks, particularly State Bank of India, are staring at a substantial loss......

Why Dhoni's bro doesn't find mention in the biopic

'I may be non-existent in the movie because I don't have much contribution in Mahi's life.' IMAGE: Mahendra Singh Dhoni with his elder brother Narendra (right). Photograph: Twitter MSDhoni: The......

The National Anthem inspires this Olympian

'I would not be running had it not been for the army.''I learned to value my time only after I was posted in Kashmir.''I was posted there for three months. In those three months I learned......
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World Disability Day observed as black day, PWDs threaten to boycott upcoming elections

Dehradun: A large number of people with disabilities (PWDs) in Dehradun marked World Disability Day as a black day by wearing black ribbons and... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/dehradun/World-Disability-Day-observed-as-black-day-PWDs-threaten-to-boycott-upcoming-elections/articleshow/55777075.cms
Cash crunch hits Kumaon region, pensioners peeved

Long queues were seen at banks as salaried people lined themselves up to withdraw cash here today. People from remote regions had to travel as much... ...

http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/uttarakhand/community/cash-crunch-hits-kumaon-region-pensioners-peeved/331425.html
MLA

Senior BJP leader and three-time city legislator Madan Kaushik today criticised the Congress-led state government for failing to declare Gairsain... ...

http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/uttarakhand/gairsain-deserves-to-be-permanent-capital-mla/331422.html
The Epic Battle Of Rezang La Where 120 Indian Brave Hearts Killed 1836 Chinese Soldiers In The Last Stand

In the winter of 1962, invading Chinese troops made a bold statement when they decided to venture and capture deep Indian Territory at the height... ...

http://www.mensxp.com/special-features/today/33720-the-epic-battle-of-rezang-la-where-120-indian-brave-hearts-killed-1836-chinese-soldiers-in-the-last-stand.html
Namita Gokhale's latest explores caste system in India

Meraj Bhat New Delhi, Dec 2 (PTI) In her latest book, noted writer Namita Gokhale has explored the way the caste system in India "imprisons" the... ...

http://www.ptinews.com/news/8143648_Namita-Gokhale-s-latest-explores-caste-system-in-India.html

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