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Docu on U'khand farmer to be screened at Oscars

Dehradun, Sept. 18 -- A documentary on a 83-year-old farmer from Pauri Garhwal district has been shortlisted for screening at Oscars in 2020. The documentary - Motibagh - has captured the life struggl... Read More


'Little ups and downs', says HRD minister as country faces economic slowdown

India, Sept. 9 -- Union minister for human resource development (HRD), Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on Monday brushed aside the country's economic slowdown as "little ups and downs". Pokhriyal who was ad... Read More


Man killed after being tortured for days over bitcoins

Dehradun, Aug. 31 -- A 24-year-old man from Kerala was tortured to death in Dehradun by 10 people who wanted to get their hands on the 485 crore that investors had plowed into bitcoin on two virtual c... Read More


Bitcoin trade: Kerala youth tortured to death by accomplices

Dehradun, Aug. 31 -- A 24-year-old man from Kerala was allegedly tortured to death by 10 other men from the state in Dehradun to get their hand on Rs.485 crore he invested in Bitcoin, police officials... Read More


Man killed after being tortured for days over bitcoins

India, Aug. 31 -- A 24-year-old man from Kerala was tortured to death in Dehradun by 10 people who wanted to get their hands on the Rs.485 crore that investors had plowed into bitcoin on two virtual c... Read More


Uttarakhand school children to learn Sanskrit poems sung by teachers

India, Aug. 28 -- The children studying in government schools would now learn Sanskrit poems of their curriculum sung by their teachers as per an effort by the state education department to make the a... Read More


India's first woman DGP Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya dies at 72

India, Aug. 27 -- India's first female director general of police, Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya, died in Mumbai late on Monday night after a long illness. She was 72. Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya... Read More


Uttarakhand SDRF official helps 22-yr-old Bihar man trace his family after 13 years

India, Aug. 27 -- A natural disaster is expected to cause damage or loss of life - but for Shivjan Manjhi, a 22-year-old labourer from Bihar working in the rain-ravaged Uttarkashi district of Uttarakh... Read More


Uttarakhand teen on way to school gang-raped by 4 men, dumped near Delhi

India, Aug. 21 -- A 17-year-old girl was allegedly abducted and gang-raped by four men in Udham Singh (US) Nagar district of Uttarakhand, police have said. The incident happened on August 17 but came... Read More


10 dead, 6 missing after heavy rains in Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi

India, Aug. 19 -- At least 10 people have died and six are missing after heavy rains lashed parts of Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi, the worst-hit district in the state, over the weekend, officials said on ... Read More