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  • Nearly 3,000 children in Uttarakhand tested positive for COVID-19 from April May 17, 2021 10:12 AM IST

    Nearly 3,000 children in Uttarakhand tested positive for COVID-19 from April

    Several children have been admitted to hospitals for treatment of coronavirus infection in Uttarakhand.

  • Coronavirus a living organism, has right to live: Trivendra Singh Rawat May 14, 2021 12:35 PM IST

    Coronavirus a living organism, has right to live: Trivendra Singh Rawat

    Trivendra Singh Rawat said that a man needs to outpace the virus to stay safe.

  • Reliance Foundation donates Rs 5 crore to Uttarakhand govt as support to COVID-19 relief effort May 12, 2021 03:53 PM IST

    Reliance Foundation donates Rs 5 crore to Uttarakhand govt as support to COVID-19 relief effort

    The firm added that the financial assistance is their duty towards the nation in their collective fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Cloudburst in Uttarakhand's Devprayag, no casualties reported yet May 11, 2021 07:13 PM IST

    Cloudburst in Uttarakhand's Devprayag, no casualties reported yet

    News agency ANI quoted Uttarakhand DGP Ashok Kumar as saying that several shops and houses have got damaged due to the cloudburst in Tehri but no casualties have been reported yet.

  • Negative RT-PCR report must to enter high Himalayan valleys in Uttarakhand May 10, 2021 03:12 PM IST

    Negative RT-PCR report must to enter high Himalayan valleys in Uttarakhand

    The administration has discussed the matter with locals and okayed the move, officials said.

  • Amid COVID-19 surge, Uttarakhand government cancels Char Dham Yatra Apr 29, 2021 12:40 PM IST

    Amid COVID-19 surge, Uttarakhand government cancels Char Dham Yatra

    Only the priests of the four temples will be allowed to perform the puja and other rituals.

  • Avalanche in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district Apr 24, 2021 08:23 AM IST

    Avalanche in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district

    No contact has so far been established with the area due to heavy snowfall, BRO officials said.

  • Kumbh Mela 2021: Mandatory COVID-19 test, 14-day quarantine ― state-wise orders for Kumbh returnees Apr 19, 2021 10:29 AM IST

    Kumbh Mela 2021: Mandatory COVID-19 test, 14-day quarantine ― state-wise orders for Kumbh returnees

    Delhi and Odisha have made 14-day quarantine mandatory for all Kumbh Mela returnees.

  • Coronavirus hits Kumbh Mela 2021: Death of COVID-19 positive Akhada head to rising infections Apr 16, 2021 11:34 AM IST

    Coronavirus hits Kumbh Mela 2021: Death of COVID-19 positive Akhada head to rising infections

    Kumbh Mela 2021: In view of the deteriorating COVID-19 situation, Niranjani Akhada, one of the 13 akhadas of seers participating in the Haridwar Kumbh, has decided to opt-out of the event.

  • Kumbh Mela 2021: Niranjani Akhada announces end of Maha Kumbh after many saints test positive for COVID-19 Apr 16, 2021 07:50 AM IST

    Kumbh Mela 2021: Niranjani Akhada announces end of Maha Kumbh after many saints test positive for COVID-19

    Kumbh Mela 2021: Uttarakhand on April 15 recorded its highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases since the outbreak of the pandemic with 2,220 people testing positive.

  • Kumbh Mela 2021: Head of Maha Nirvani Akhara suffering from COVID-19 dies in Uttarakhand Apr 15, 2021 06:55 PM IST

    Kumbh Mela 2021: Head of Maha Nirvani Akhara suffering from COVID-19 dies in Uttarakhand

    The akhara's Mahamandaleshwar, who had come to attend the ongoing Kumbh Mela in Haridwar from Madhya Pradesh, was admitted to the Kailash Hospital in Dehradun after his RT-PCR test result, Haridwar's Chief Medical Officer S K Jha said.

  • Kumbh Mela 2021: No plans to cut festival short; Uttarakhand HC urged to reduce COVID test limit Apr 15, 2021 09:38 AM IST

    Kumbh Mela 2021: No plans to cut festival short; Uttarakhand HC urged to reduce COVID test limit

    As per the Kumbh notification, the Kumbh Mela will continue till April 30

  • How a Noida-based exam security solutions firm is using AI tools to manage crowds at the Kumbh Apr 14, 2021 05:01 PM IST

    How a Noida-based exam security solutions firm is using AI tools to manage crowds at the Kumbh

    The AI-based police surveillance system consists of 310 CCTV cameras, 50 internet protocol-based public address systems and five variable message display boards, apart from the computers, all of which keep an eye on the three lakh devotees who, on an average, throng the ghats every day

  • Kumbh Mela: Haridwar reports over 1,000 cases in two days as devotees flout COVID-19 norms Apr 14, 2021 08:12 AM IST

    Kumbh Mela: Haridwar reports over 1,000 cases in two days as devotees flout COVID-19 norms

    Haridwar is all set to organise another Shahi Snan on the occasion of "Mesh Sankranti" on April 14.

  • COVID-19 update | Kumbh and Markaz shouldn't be compared: Uttarakhand CM Apr 13, 2021 10:28 PM IST

    COVID-19 update | Kumbh and Markaz shouldn't be compared: Uttarakhand CM

    Citing other differences between the Kumbh Mela in Haridwar and Nizamuddin Markaz, Rawat said, "The devotees attending Kumbh are not from outside but our own people."

  • Kumbh Mela: Thousands take dip in Ganga on Shahi Snan amid rising COVID cases Apr 12, 2021 04:12 PM IST

    Kumbh Mela: Thousands take dip in Ganga on Shahi Snan amid rising COVID cases

    The seers of different akhadas, led by their Mahamandaleshwaras, by turns took out grand Shobha Yatras through the main thoroughfare of the pilgrimage city to gather at Brahma Kund, Har Ki Pauri for the holy bath on the occasion of Somvati Amavasya.

  • Dehradun’s Doon School declared restricted zone after 12 test COVID-19 positive Apr 08, 2021 04:20 PM IST

    Dehradun’s Doon School declared restricted zone after 12 test COVID-19 positive

    Apart from the Doon School, four more areas in Uttarakhand have also been declared restricted zones.

  • Uttarakhand forest fire | IAF helicopter engages in, 4 killed: A look at key developments Apr 05, 2021 01:17 PM IST

    Uttarakhand forest fire | IAF helicopter engages in, 4 killed: A look at key developments

    There are 40 active fire spots in the forests of Garhwal and Kumaon regions in Uttarakhand with Nainital, Almora, Tehri and Pauri districts being the worst-hit, forest officials said.

  • Uttarakhand allows COVID-19 vaccination for journalists of all age Apr 03, 2021 10:34 PM IST

    Uttarakhand allows COVID-19 vaccination for journalists of all age

    The Uttarakhand government declared journalists as frontline workers and said they "have supported the fight against the pandemic as frontline workers for communication, spreading awareness and giving out correct information."

  • Kumbh Mela begins today: Here's everything you need to know before visiting Apr 01, 2021 10:52 AM IST

    Kumbh Mela begins today: Here's everything you need to know before visiting

    Kumbh Mela congregation on the banks of the Ganges in Haridwar in Uttarakhand will take place from April 1 to 30.

  • Rishikesh and Haridwar emerge as COVID-19 hotspots ahead of Kumbh Mela 2021 Mar 31, 2021 12:43 PM IST

    Rishikesh and Haridwar emerge as COVID-19 hotspots ahead of Kumbh Mela 2021

    The Kumbh Mela 2021 will take place from April 1 to 30, with three "shahi snan" (major bathing) dates on April 12, 14 and 27.

  • COVID-19 Update: Uttarakhand makes RT-PCR test report mandatory for people arriving from 12 states Mar 31, 2021 09:06 AM IST

    COVID-19 Update: Uttarakhand makes RT-PCR test report mandatory for people arriving from 12 states

    Issuing the advisory, Chief Secretary Om Prakash said the restriction would apply to those coming from Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab, Karnataka, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi and Rajasthan by road, air and trains from April 1.

  • Expedite issuing death certificates for those missing in February flash floods: Uttarakhand CM Mar 27, 2021 07:40 PM IST

    Expedite issuing death certificates for those missing in February flash floods: Uttarakhand CM

    A flash flood in Rishiganga and Dhauli Ganga rivers on February 7 killed 77 people and left more than a 100 missing besides causing large scale damage to two hydel powerprojects at Raini and Tapovan.

  • Amid rising COVID-19 cases, Uttarakhand govt asks people to follow COVID-appropriate behaviour Mar 23, 2021 03:12 PM IST

    Amid rising COVID-19 cases, Uttarakhand govt asks people to follow COVID-appropriate behaviour

    "After the steady decline in COVID-19 cases for about five months, COVID cases are showing an increasing trend in several parts of the country over the past few weeks. It has been observed that it is largely due to laxity in the observance of COVID-appropriate behaviour by people especially in crowded places,” Chief Secretary Om Prakash said.

  • Ripped denim and politics, two sides of the same coin Mar 23, 2021 07:44 AM IST

    Ripped denim and politics, two sides of the same coin

    If Indian ministers invited ridicule with their outdated views on ripped jeans recently, fashion too has gone too far with the distressed look sometimes, like with deliberately shabby $1400 sneakers.

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