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Uttarakhand Governor Baby Rani Maurya Resigns

Sep 08, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Baby Rani Maurya was sworn in as the governor of Uttarakhand on August 26, 2018 taking over from Krishna Kant Paul at the end of his five-year tenure.

Cloudburst Causes Flood In Uttarakhand, Water Enters Houses

Aug 25, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Electric poles and trees fell down and two-wheelers were swept away after the cloudburst occurred late Tuesday night.

Uttarakhand Plans To drop ‘East Pakistan’ Term From Caste Certificates Of Bengali Migrants

It fulfils a long-standing demand by members of the displaced Bengali community settled mostly in Udham Singh Nagar district.

Convert Proposed Tanakpur-Bageshwar Railway Into Broad Gauge: Pushkar Singh Dhami To Centre

Aug 11, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Pushkar Singh Dhami also sought financial assistance from the Centre for developing infrastructural facilities at the proposed Military School at Jakholi in Rudraprayag district, an official release said.

Fake Covid Test During Kumbh: ED Conducts Raids, Files Money Laundering Case

The ED said it has seized 'incriminating documents, bogus bills, laptops, mobile phones and property documents and Rs 30.9 lakh cash' during the raids

26 July, 2021

Uttarakhand: Pritam Singh Takes Charge As Leader Of Opposition In Assembly

Outlook Web Bureau

Pritam Singh was replaced recently as Uttarakhand state Congress chief by Ganesh Godiyal and appointed as Leader of Opposition in the State assembly in a major organisational rejig ahead of next year's assembly polls.

17 July, 2021

Uttarakhand To Be Leading State In Tourism By 2027, Says CM Dhami

Outlook Web Bureau

The chief minister said 100 per cent vaccination will be done in the state in the next three to four months.

15 July, 2021

Uttarakhand Minister Seen With Mask Hanging From Toe, Viral Photo Causes Outrage

Outlook Web Desk

Amid fears of Covid-19 third wave, minister for state Swami Yatishwaranand was clicked attending a meeting with other ministers with a surgical mask hanging from his toe.

12 July, 2021

Uttarakhand Assembly Polls: As AAP Promises Free Electricity, BJP Says, ‘Development Our Agenda’

Outlook Web Bureau

‘Election could be someone's only agenda. But our agenda is that of development,’ Uttarakhand Chef Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami said

11 July, 2021

Mussoorie: Nearly 2000 Tourist Vehicles Sent Back Amid Covid Scare

Outlook Web Bureau

After videos of hundreds of tourists seen together in Kempty Fall without wearing masks went viral, the number of tourists bathing at a time in the fall has been limited to 50.

05 July, 2021

BJP Will Win Over 60 Seats Under Leadership Of Dhami, Says Party President

Outlook Web Bureau

The 45-year-old Dhami, a two-time MLA from Khatima, took over on Sunday as the new chief minister of Uttarakhand which has few months to go for the next assembly polls early next year.

04 July, 2021

Pushkar Singh Dhami Sworn In As Uttarakhand CM

Outlook Web Bureau

At 45, Dhami takes over as the youngest chief minister of Uttarakhand.

04 July, 2021

Mamata Banerjee's Case Not Same As Rawat's, Says TMC After Uttarakhand CM's Resignation

Outlook Correspondent

Mamata Banerjee, another non-elected chief minister must win a by-poll within next four months.

04 July, 2021

Meet Pushkar Singh Dhami, The Youngest Chief Minister Of Uttarakhand

Outlook Web Desk

The youngest to ever become Uttarakhand CM, the 45-year-old Dhami has roots in RSS and ABVP

02 July, 2021

Upheaval In Uttarakhand Politics: CM Tirath Singh Rawat Resigns

Outlook Web Bureau

Rawat handed over his resignation letter to Governor Baby Rani Maurya past 11 pm, hours after returning from Delhi

30 June, 2021

Uttarakhand: Tug Of War Between Ruling BJP And The Congress

Puneet Nicholas Yadav

Sources in the state’s Congress and BJP units tell Outlook that both parties are a divided house in the hill state

30 June, 2021

Corbett Tiger Reserve Opens For Round-The-Year Tourism

Outlook Web Bureau

Corbett's opening generated great enthusiasm among wildlife lovers with around 50 bookings made for the day safaris on the inaugural day

28 June, 2021

Mild Earthquake Strikes Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh

Outlook Web Bureau

According to the District Disaster Management, the quake occurred at 12.19 pm and mild tremors were felt in Pithoragarh, Kanda and Bageshwar.

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New Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi with AICC General Secretary Harish Rawat, PPCC President Navjot Singh Sidhu and new State Deputy Chief Ministers Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa & OP Soni, addresses a press...

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Prince Faisal Bin Farhan Al Saud, in New Delhi.

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Patients receive treatment at the children ward of a government hospital in Beawar. Dengue and viral fever cases are on the rise in Rajasthan.

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Vehicles wade through a waterlogged road following heavy rains in Kolkata.

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Congress activists take part in Jan Akrosh Rally' to protest against the state government's role in tackling the outbreak of Dengue in Jabalpur.

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Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu

Why School In ‘The Cloud’ Will Be Our New Normal

We can do anything with the Cloud. Buy and sell, eat, cook, get our clothes, houses, cars, watch movies, read books, listen to music, talk, write, communicate, ask, create, teach, learn, heal…. Schools must prepare children for this world.

Sep 12, 2021 Sugata Mitra