Tag: Haridwar

Youth’s body found, murder case lodged

Panic gripped Chamgadar Tapu near Rodi Belwala in Haridwar on Monday morning after the body of an unidentified person was found in the area. Upon being informed, police rushed to the spot and recovered an unclaimed loader which was allegedly used to dump the dead body at the site. The body was identified to be that of a resident...

No mischief in name of new year celebration to be brooked: Haridwar police

Alert in forest area to stop poaching Haridwar police are on alert to stop mischief during the New Year eve congregations. Police have made it clear that anybody to be caught indulging in drunk or rash driving during the night would land in the police stations where they would be made to spend the night.  Anticipating mischief to be...

Major challenges await newly appointed SSP

Janmejay Khanduri who has been appointed the senior superintendent of police in Haridwar has been posted in the district earlier too during his career. In the past, he was posted as the Circle Officer (civil), Roorkee CO and in 40 wings PAC. His experience in Haridwar will help him face the major challenges that await him here, opine the...

Rs 1,200 cr loan pact signed with German Dev Bank

Fund to be used to build 100 percent sewer network in Rishikesh, Haridwar To develop 100 percent sewer line network in important pilgrimage towns-Rishikesh and Haridwar- along the Ganga river in Uttarakhand, the State Government, through the Union Government, signed a loan agreement worth 150 million Euros (about Rs 1,200 crore) with the German Development Bank (KfW) on Thursday....

Dense fog likely to envelop plains of Uttarakhand

With the cold wave condition sweeping across Uttarakhand, the regional meteorological center has issued a warning of moderate to dense fog forming in several places in the plains of the state, particularly, Haridwar and Udham Singh Nagar districts, during the early morning hours on December 22 and 23.  In a yellow watch warning issued on Thursday, the center said...

Nirmal Akhada ascetics on protest in Haridwar

The expelled Kothari ascetic of Nirmal Panchayati Akhada continued his protest along with his supporters outside the Akhada premises in Kankhal on Sunday. On Saturday, he was refused entry in the ashram premises by the other faction of ascetics who averred that Kothari Gopal Singh was expelled from the Akhada as a disciplinary move according to the norms of...

Complex spinal surgery conducted on 11-year-old girl at AIIMS Rishikesh

The doctors of neurosurgery department of All India Institute Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Rishikesh has claimed to have performed a complex spinal surgery on an 11-year-old girl. The neurosurgeon AIIMS, Dr. Nishant Goyal said that the Rudrapur resident Pankhuri was suffering from cerebral palsy due to which she was not able to walk. In this disease, the development of the...

Leopard trapped, BHEL residents relieved

The big cat will be released in the wilds soon A leopard which has been prowling around the residential areas and foundry gate of BHEL for the past few months was finally trapped on Sunday night by the Haridwar forest department team. The big cat has been kept under observation at the rescue center and would soon be released...

Industrialists suggest ways for improving skill

The officers of the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) said during a review meeting held at the collectorate on Thursday that the industries must encourage apprenticeship and give due importance to prior learning activities through promoting appropriate schemes. Industries must avail the support the Centre is providing, they added. Charing the meeting, CDO Haridwar Vineer Tomar said, “The proposal...

In Brief

Voluntary removal of buildings directed for the Rail project Dehradun: The Tehri district administration has informed that compensation has been distributed to the owners of buildings and properties in the area acquired for construction of tunnel, railway station platform and other infrastructure for the part of Rishikesh-Karnprayag railway project in Tehri district. As per the State Government order, no...