During the visit, the home minister will interact with jawans of the Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), which guards the 3,488 km-long India-China border, and assess various development activities in the frontier.
The bus was travelling from Gaulikhal to Ramnagar when it came in contact with the wire at Marchula village in Sult area of the district, Almora's Disaster Management Control Room said.
In Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh district, a girl was killed and her parents were missing following a landslide yesterday that buried their house.
Also 11 cubs were found in the two tiger reserves, he had said yesterday releasing the latest figures for the year 2016 -17.
At a meeting, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat and Baba Ramdev explored the opportunities to work together in areas including establishing herbal villages, promoting consumption of cereals, and setting up a large cowshed in the state.
The National Green Tribunal today directed the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) and the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) to clarify their stand on widening of NH-34 from Dharasu to Gangotri in Uttarakhand.
Modi further talked about the negligence that traditional forms of medicine like Ayurveda were facing. The leader was inaugurating a research centre of the Ramdev-promoted Patanjali Ayurved.
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Gone is the fiery anti-Muslim rhetoric and promotion of Hindu supremacy for which the saffron-robed 44-year-old is known, and in its place is a message of social inclusion more akin to Modi's language since sweeping to power in 2014.
Mornings in Kausani bring a panoramic view of the sun rising over the Himalayan peaks of Nanda Devi, Trisul and Panchachuli
Most public health facilities in the middle and upper mountainous areas of Uttarakhand are unable to functional optimally or at the required level of quality, because of large-scale vacancies of health staff, as deployment and retention in such geographically remote areas has proven to be extremely difficult, the World Bank said in a statement.
Apart from Naredra Modi and Amit Shah, Union ministers Rajnath Singh, JP Nadda and Uma Bharti attended the ceremony. Former chief minister Harish Rawat was also present.
A journalism graduate, Trivendra Singh Rawat will take oath on Saturday in Dehradun after the BJP's massive victory in the Assembly elections.
"The one big surprise...was the election results. Even as you say it was a surprise, you kind of reveal or betray the fact that may be I didn't expect the government to win this election and if I'd that belief, I wouldn't be fit to serve this government," he said while delivering the Hormis Memorial Lecture (founder's day) organised by Federal Bank here last evening.
The election in five states was a referendum on demonetization 3.0 undertaken by the Modi government creating a sharp political divide with the narrative shifting to BJP versus the rest.
Sanjay Dutt of Quantum Securities said that BJP's manifesto for UP is pro development, and Modi will try his best to bring about an increase in employment opportunites in the state going ahead.
The Uttar Pradesh assembly election verdict will be closely watched and viewed as a rehearsal for the 2019 Lok Sabha election. It may chart another term for the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government.
As per the latest trends available for 57 seats, the BJP has taken the lead in 44, the ruling Congress is ahead in 10 and Independents in three, state election office here said.
According to trends available after three hours of counting of votes in the Assembly elections in the five states, the BJP was leading in 291 out of 396 constituencies in the 403-member Assembly in a stunning showing leaving their rivals far behind.
In a thumping victory for Brand Modi, UP and Uttarakhand have given BJP a clear mandate to form the government signalling their intention to be part of the saffron party‘s reform agenda.
For the 70-seat strong Uttarakhand, BJP couldn‘t have scripted a better future for itself. The saffron party stomped over INC and IND with majority of 51 seats in an assembly election that is often seen as a referendum on Modi‘s reforms agenda -- particularly the cash ban.
Some of the candidates that are representing the Bharatiya Janata Party in the current assembly elections are turncoats and the party seems to be banking heavily on them in UP.
These elections are widely being seen as a virtual referendum on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's demonetisation decision and they would also be a test for Yadav who recently took charge as the national president of the Samajwadi Party.
The ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA) â€“ a coalition led by BJP need 5,49,441 votes, and it falls short by 91,658 votes required to win the prestigious battle that involves an electoral college of 10.98 lakh votes.