The trainees were part of a 41-member team of mountaineers from the Uttarkashi-based Nehru Institute of Mountaineering (NIM) and were returning along with their instructors after climbing the peak as part of their advanced training course when they were hit by the avalanche on Tuesday.
Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami reached State Disaster Management Center after he was informed about the bus accident.
In the wake of Uttarakhand avalanche, a look at what sets off this natural disaster and how deadly an avalanche event can be.
The chief minister said the app will help police prepare a database of criminals and also study the various offences that take place under different police stations in the district.
"It is an extremely sensitive matter in which urgent action needs to be taken. A special committee has been set up by the commission to keep a close eye on the ongoing probe into the case," president of the commission Kusum Kandwal said.
The incidents that have happened with girls in Moradabad and Uttarakhand have shocked everyone," Gandhi said in a tweet in Hindi.
Khanduri Friday revoked the 228 ad hoc appointments in the state assembly — 150 were made till 2016, six in 2020 and 72 in 2021 — on the recommendation of an expert committee.
The STF has arrested 41 persons so far in connection with the case including the alleged mastermind Mohammad Sadiq Musa and his close aide Yogeshwar Rao.
Justices Sanjay Kumar Mishra and Alok Verma of the high court gave the opinion recently on a bunch of anticipatory bail applications, including that of an advocate who is accused in a dowry death case.
“I cannot exactly explain in words how I felt (after reaching the lakeside). It was a mix of excitement, happiness, emotion, and a sense of creating a sort of history," Abhisekh Panwar told News18 over the phone.
The state government was asked to submit a report giving the details of how the irregularities took place in the recruitment examination held by the Uttarakhand Subordinate Services Selection Commission (UKSSSC) and the appointments made by it.
The space situational awareness (SSA) observatory will help India track any activity in space including that of space debris and military satellites hovering over the region.
A case has been registered against bodybuilder and Instagram influencer Bobby Kataria for a video that shows him drinking in public.
Residents of nearly a dozen villages have approached the district administration seeking protection of their lives and property from the fury of the river.
With the appointment of Mahendra Bhatt, a brahmin leader from the Garwhal region, the BJP has tried to strike a balance between caste and region.
Dr. Jaya Nawani, a physiatrist with Doon Medical College, told News18 that such cases were directly associated with social developments happening around students.
Prominent among those who joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) were former state Congress vice-president Subhash Chaudhary, Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) general secretary Satish Kumar and former PCC secretary Mohammad Yunus.
Having "papa" written on your car's number plate may seem like a sweet gesture but it can land you in trouble.
The Bal Vatikas' will function at 4,457 anganwadi kendras in the state and will be equivalent to the nursery classes at a private school.
The plant species, Utricularia Furcellata, feeds on insects and even tadpoles.
Scientists fear that the IPCC recommendation of limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius may not be enough to stop the permafrost from thawing
Residents fear that the elevated roads planned over the two rivers in the Uttarakhand capital will worsen their water woes and pollution
Twenty-five pilgrims from Madhya Pradesh died and three were critically injured on Sunday evening when the bus in which they were travelling fell into a deep gorge en route to the Yamunotri temple in Uttarkashi district.
Pushkar Singh Dhami defeated Nirmala Gahtori of the Congress by a margin of 55,025 votes, election officials in Champawat said.
The rush of tourists from plains to hills has highlighted environmental issues plaguing the fragile Himalayas ecosystem such as water shortage and plastic pollution.