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U'khand cloudburst: 3 more bodies recovered, toll rises to 18

Three more bodies were recovered from the debris in the cloudburst-hit villages of Pithoragarh, raising the death toll in rain-related incidents in the state to 18 while searches were on for as......

Monsoon mayhem: Cloudbursts, landslides claim almost 25 lives in Uttarakhand

At least 22 people have been killed following the cloudburst and landslide as heavy rains lashed Pithoragarh and Chamoli districts of Uttarakhand, officials said. A huge landslide in Chamoli left......

India, Nepal armies train hard at Pithoragarh

The ninth edition of the Indo-Nepal combined battalion-level military training exercise 'Surya Kiran' is underway at Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand. On till February 21, the 'Surya Kiran' series of......

17 killed as Delhi-bound bus falls into gorge in Almora

Seventeen persons were killed and 22 injured when a Delhi-bound public bus from Pithoragarh fell into a deep gorge in Almora district on Saturday afternoon. The Uttarakhand Roadways bus, carrying......

The mountaineer changing lives in a hill village

Munsyari in the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand is the last small town before the Nepal-Tibet border. It is here that Malika Virdi, a well-known mountaineer, social worker and sarpanch till......

Oil cos to ensure fuel supply in flood-hit Uttarakhand

Stepping in to help relief work in flood-ravaged Uttarakhand, oil companies have made arrangements to ensure uninterrupted supply of fuel in the affected areas as well as to relief teams of Indian......

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......

Maoists cast shadow over Pancheshwar dam Project

Maoist insurgency in Nepal has begun to cast its shadow over the proposed multi-purpose 6,000 Mw Pancheswhar hydropower project on river Mahakali along the Indo-Nepal border.Nepalese Maoist leaders......

India-Tibet barter trade awaits nod from India

The annual India-Tibet barter trade at Taklakot mart in the Himalayan region which starts from June 1 may be delayed as the authorities are still awaiting permission from the Centre and the Chinese......

Mobile banking, boon for rural India

Thousands of people from rural areas across 12 states are likely to get their social security pension and wages paid under the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA) scheme with the help......

'Unmukt was always focused and clear that he wanted to play cricket'

India Under-19 captain Unmukt Chand's parents trace the rise of their son in an interview with's Priyanka. The bookshelf in Unmukt Chand's room is decorated with the autobiography of......
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Trekking to the Milam Glacier in Uttarakhand

For a snow-covered adventure in Uttarakhand, trek to the Kumaon Himalaya's major glacier—Milam Glacier in Munsiyari, Pithoragarh district. A... ...
Ask leaders about work done in villages, Joshi urges people

Anil Joshi, convener of the Gaon Bachao Yatra that has reached Pithoragarh, today appealed to people to demand from politicians details of... ...
13 villages near Indo-China border to get electricity, communication facilities

PITHORAGARH: Thirteen remote villages that lie near the border of China on the 61km-long Milam-Munsiyari trek route are set to get electricity and... ...
Villages on Munsiyari-Milam route lack basic amenities

Kumaon Commissioner D. Senthil Pandian was apprised of the problems of health, education, communication and transportation in 13 villages situated... ...
Pine needles to power homes in Uttarakhand

ALMORA: In a project being implemented for the first time, pine needles, attributed as the main cause of the forest fires that ravaged the state... ...

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