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Yearender 2021 | Year Of Natural Disasters For Himachal Pradesh

Dec 30, 2021 Ashwani Sharma

Flash floods, landslides and glacial lake bursts—Himachal Pradesh saw all in 2020. The impact of climate change as per scientists is evident and 2021 too had its moments.

Uttarakhand: 4.1 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Pithoragarh

Dec 30, 2021 PTI

According to District Disaster Management Officer Bhupendra Mahar, no damage has been reported so far as the intensity of the earthquake was mild.


Harish Rawat's Cryptic Tweets On Congress Leadership Hints New Worry In Uttarakhand

A series of cryptic tweets by former Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat has created an air of suspicion over the Congress leadership in the state.

'Time To Rest?': Uttarakhand Congress Leader Harish Rawat Targets Own Party, Alleges Non-cooperation

Dec 22, 2021 PTI

Uttarakhand: The Congress leader Harish Rawat said ‘I am in a dilemma. The New Year may show me the way’.


After Attending PM Modi’s Seminar, Mayors From Across India To Visit Ayodhya Today

Ayodhya: Over 100 mayors from across India will visit the temple town on Saturday, after they attended the seminar addressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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16 December, 2021

AYUSH Minister Sarbananda Sonowal Announces A Slew Of Initiatives For Uttarakhand

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According to AYUSH ministry's statement, the series of initiatives announced by Minister Sarbananda Sonowal will help in promoting Ayurveda, Unani, Naturopathy, Herbal Medicines and will also strengthen the AYUSH infrastructure in Uttarakhand.


11 December, 2021

Tripura Govt ‘Flaunts’ Kolkata Flyover Image; Triggers Row

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Tripura government’s move has left opposition parties fumed, who claimed that the state government was ‘renting’ the development works of other states to ‘flaunt its success’, after Kolkata's Sealdah flyover found a place in the poster of a slogan writing competition.


04 December, 2021

AAP Set To Be BJP Clone: P Chidambaram

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AAP (Aam Aadmi Party) is ‘imitating’ BJP which will make it less relevant, said former Union Minister and Congress leader P Chidambaram. He said the party is on the path to become clone of BJP.


04 December, 2021

Delhi-Dehradun Economic Corridor: PM Modi Announces Projects Worth Over Rs 18,000 Cr In Uttarakhand

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PM Modi's long list of development projects also included the Delhi-Dehradun economic corridor which is likely to reduce the distance between the two cities from 248 km at present to 180 km.


01 December, 2021

'Uttarakhandiyat' To Be At Centre Of Congress Poll Campaign Strategy: Harish Rawat

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Senior Congress leader Harish Rawat on Wednesday said 'Uttarakhandiyat' will be at the centre of the party's campaign strategy in the poll-bound state.


01 December, 2021

PM Modi To Launch Multiple Development Projects In Uttarakhand On Dec 4

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of multiple projects, including the Delhi-Dehradun Economic Corridor, worth around Rs 18,000 crore in Dehradun on December 4 during his visit to Uttarakhand. 


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19 November, 2021

Farm Laws Repealed: A Masterstroke By PM Modi Ahead Of UP, Punjab Polls

Harish Manav

Former Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh had put a condition to repeal the agriculture law for the alliance of his new party Punjab Lok Congress with BJP.


18 November, 2021

Uttarakhand: AAP's CM Candidate Ajay Kothiyal To Contest From Gangotri

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The Aam Aadmi Party's chief ministerial candidate for the upcoming Uttarakhand Assembly polls Colonel Ajay Kothiyal (retd) will contest from the Gangotri seat in Uttarkashi district, party leader Manish Sisodia said.


09 November, 2021

Uttarakhand Formation Day: PM Modi Greets State’s People

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted the people of Uttarakhand on its formation day. The hill state is slated to go for polls along with four other states early next year.


05 November, 2021

Modi In Kedarnath: A Spiritual Touch To BJP’s Poll Narrative For Uttarakhand And Himachal Pradesh

Ashwani Sharma

Under its ‘Mission Repeat -2022’ strategy, the BJP has now set its eyes upon Uttarakhand, the hill state in the vicinity with barely two months to go before assembly polls.


05 November, 2021

All You Need To Know About Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Kedarnath Visit

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BJP has planned grand programmes throughout Uttarakhand, which is scheduled for assembly polls early next year, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Kedarnath Temple in the hill state in a short while from now.


04 November, 2021

PM Narendra Modi To Visit Kedarnath Today

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate reconstruction projects worth Rs 400 crore during his visit.


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03 November, 2021

Ahead Of PM Modi’s Kedarnath Visit, Uttarakhand CM Dhami Reviews Preparations

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of Kedarpuri reconstruction projects worth Rs 400 crore during his visit to the state.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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