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Uttarakhand HC Imposes Rs 50,000 Fine on Facebook for Not Filing Reply to PIL against Online Extortion

The HC observed that prima facie it appeared that Facebook was complying with Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021

News18 9 Dec 2022 8:45 pm

6 Days to Go for Hindustan Zincs Vedanta Udaipur World Music Festival

Business Wire India 6 days to go for Hindustan Zincs Vedanta Udaipur World Music Festival The festivals curtain raiser ceremony showcased the entire line-up for the event which includes Farhan Akhtar, Papon & Raghu Dixit along with various other artists After the overwhelming response received by its previous editions, Vedanta Udaipur World Music Festival, Indias biggest world music extravaganza, was launched the festival to the world on 9 th December with a poster launch. The event kickstarted the festival and announced the line-up for the festival starting from 16 th to 18 th December. The sixth edition of the festival in association with Rajasthan Tourism and Hindustan Zinc will witness the presence of over 100 renowned musicians, which is conceptualized by Seher. The underlying theme of Vedanta Udaipur World Music Festival 2022 is Preservation and propagation of the forgotten musical instruments and traditions of Rajasthan where the festival will focus on showcasing Sarangi, to inspire younger generations to follow its legacy. Sarangi is a protected musical tradition by UNESCO. Speaking on the occasion Arun Misra, CEO Hindustan Zinc , This edition of the Udaipur Music Festival is special as we are coming back after the pandemic. It is the celebration of the resilience of the people in the country and what better way to do it than music. We are happy to continue our long-standing association with Rajasthan Tourism & Seher through this festival and we at Hindustan Zinc & Vedanta have always encouraged and supported art & culture. Through this platform, our aim is to make Udaipur the musical capital of India and this is just another step towards the same. The first day of the festival will witness Sarangi performance along with several celebrated artists at Gandhi Ground. Taking the folk tradition further, renowned singers like Jasleen Aulakh, Parvaaz from India will perform in the genres of folk, sufi and rock & world music. Along with this the night will also witness the performance of Abakorao, a Latin folk and pop music band from Colombia, Chile, Panama, Paraguay. The day will end with a performance of Dum Laga Ke Haisha, Sultan & Sanju famed singer, Papon. The second day will host artists like Nandini Shankar a well-known violinist form India, Bruno Loi and Jonathan Della Marianna, showcasing the Launeddas instrument from Italy at Manji Ka Ghat beating the chilly mornings of Udaipur. The afternoon stage at Fateh Sagar Pal will witness the musical tunes of Kamakshi Khanna from India and Katia Guerreiro, the eminent Fado singer from Portugal beating to the tunes of lake Fateh Sagar. The evening stage will witness the performance of Sarangi, followed by Blessing Bled Chimanga & Dreams from Zimbabwe and SENZA from Portugal. The last performances of the day will include the very popular The Raghu Dixit Project who has lent his voice in movies like Gully Boy, Chef, Codes and Habla De Mi En Presente, a high energy band from Spain. On the final day of the music festival will witness performances by Srijani Ghose from Australia at the morning stage. The afternoon stage at Fateh Sagar Pal will showcase different Indie-pop musicians like actor-singer-songwriter Anoushka Maskey, Sanjeeta Bhattacharya known Indie folk tunes and Aabha Hanjura. The evening stage will start with a hip hop & rap session by Naveen Koomar ft. Harjot Kaur and Vedang followed by India's premier Solo Percussive Acoustic Guitarist Dhruv Visvanath and the Electric Percussions Orchestra from France. The highlight of the final day will be Albaluna from Portugal and the singer-actor-producer Farhan Akhtar known for his famous tunes of Tum Ho Toh, Pichle Saat Dinon Mein, Atrangi Yaari and many more. Speaking of the event, Sanjeev Bhargava, Founder Director of Seher, said, We are excited to be back with the 6 th edition of Udaipur Music Festival. We look forward to hosting all the performing artists and giving a platform to fresh talent. We are proud to contribute towards the revival of forgotten musical instruments like Sarangi. We are sure this edition of the festival will be as enthralling and entertaining as the previous editions. As part of the Vedanta Udaipur World Music Festival, Hindustan Zinc also introduced the Vedanta Talent Hunt an endeavour to provide a platform to amateur young musicians and encourage them to take their art further. About Hindustan Zinc Limited Hindustan Zinc, a Vedanta Group Company, is one of the worlds largest and Indias only integrated producer of Zinc-Lead and Silver. The Company has its headquarters at Udaipur in the State of Rajasthan where it has its Zinc-Lead mines and smelting complexes. Hindustan Zinc is self-sufficient in power with captive thermal power plants and has ventured into green energy by setting upwind power plants. The Company is ranked 1st in Asia-Pacific for the fourth consecutive year and globally 3rd in S&P Global Corporate Responsibility Assessment in 2022 amongst Mining & Metal companies. Hindustan Zinc is a certified Water Positive Company and is the only Indian company to be recognised at the S&P Global Platts Metal Award 2022 and has won the two prestigious awards for Industry Leadership Award Base, Precious and Specialty Metals Award and Corporate Social Responsibility Award. The company takes pride in having some of the best-in-class people practices and employee-centric initiatives, which have certified Hindustan Zinc as Great Place to Work 2022, Company with Great Managers 2020 by People Business and the PeopleFirst HR Excellence Award. As a socially responsible corporate, Hindustan Zinc has been relentlessly working to improve the lives of rural and tribal people residing near its business locations. The company is amongst the Top 15 CSR Spenders in India and are currently reaching out to 1.4 million people in 234 villages 184 in Rajasthan, 34 in Uttarakhand and 16 villages in Gujarat. As a market leader, Hindustan Zinc governs about ~80% of the growing Zinc market in India. Learn more about Hindustan Zinc on - https://www.hzlindia.com/home/ and follow us on LinkedIn , Twitter , Facebook , and Instagram for more updates.

BusinessWire India 9 Dec 2022 6:40 pm

OPINION | How Modi scripted landslide win in Gujarat

Gujarat Election results 2022: The people of Gujarat scripted history on Thursday by giving a record-breaking landslide win to BJP in the assembly elections. Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel will take oath on Monday (Dec 12), after his party, under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, virtually steamrolled the opposition. BJP has been ruling in Gujarat for the last 27 years, and by 2027, it will have completed 32 years of uninterrupted rule. In the evening, while addressing a victory rally outside BJP headquarters in Delhi, PM Modi said that the people of Gujarat have broken all past records, both in seat share and vote share, since the formation of Gujarat. BJP won a whopping 156 out of a total of 182 seats, while the previous record was set in 1985 when the Congress had won the highest number of 149 seats. BJPs vote share this time rose from 49.1 per cent five years ago to 52.5 per cent this time. Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal who had been flourishing a supposedly Intelligence Bureau report about his party likely to get majority, had to eat humble pie. AAP won only five seats, while the main opposition Congress which had won 77 seats five years ago, could manage to win only 17 seats this time. The celebration outside BJP headquarters on Thursday evening clearly depicted the aura of brimming self-confidence. Prime Minister Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, most of the cabinet ministers were present, while several thousand BJP workers thronged the rally. Modi said, the victory is big, the responsibility is big, and we have to fulfil the aspirations of peopleI had said during my campaign that Bhupendra will have to break Narendras record and he did it.Since 2002, each of my steps was scrutinized and criticized, but I never took umbrage. I ensured that there must be no mistake. India is going ahead in its march towards progress and our aim is make India a developed nation by 2047. There were wild celebrations by jubilant BJP workers in almost all the cities of Gujarat. Firecrackers were burst along with drumbeats, and the workers sprinkled coloured power on one another. BJPs voting percentage of 52.5 per cent said it all. Even if the votes of all the opposition parties and independents are counted together, the BJP left them behind. The 1985 landslide win of Congress under Madhavsinh Solanki took place in the aftermath of Indira Gandhis assassination that had triggered a huge sympathy wave across the nation. The Congress, at that time, had set up the KHAM caste combination consisting of Kshatriyas, Harijans, Adivasis and Muslims. This time, Modis 156 landslide win broke all previous records. None of the caste combinations worked. This was the seventh consecutive victory for BJP in Gujarat. The tsunami of popular support for Modi was complete. Bhupendra Patel will be the first CM of Gujarat to sit in the assembly with the support of more than 150 MLAs. He was made the CM only 15 months ago, in September last year. At that time he had the support of only 99 MLAs. On Thursday, Bhupendra Patel thanked Gujarat BJP chief C. R. Patil, the man behind the gargantuan state party machinery. The CM said, the landslide win indicates the level of love and trust that Narendra Modi enjoys among the people of Gujarat. To understand the reasons behind the landslide win, one needs to go through the results from Ahmedabad and Surat. In Ahmedabad, BJP won 19 out of 21 seats, a strike rate of 90 per cent, while in Surat, it swept all the 16 seats, a strike rate of 100 per cent. BJP got good support from Muslim dominated constituencies in Ahmedabad too. Kejriwals AAP had pinned high hopes on Surat, but failed to open its account. Congress too failed to win a single seat in Surat. Gujarat Home Minister Harsh Sanghvi, who won from Majura seat in Surat, said, the people have soundly replied to all those parties who were trying to divide Gujarat. Harsh Sanghvi belongs to the new, young crop of BJP leaders. Alpesh Thakore, who left Congress and joined BJP, won from Gandhinagar seat. Patidar movement leader Hardik Patel who left Congress and joined BJP won from Viramgam. After their victory, both Alpesh Thakore and Hardik Patel said, Congress is no more working for the aspirations of the people of the state. They said, Congress views on national and religion-related issues were totally opposed to the prevailing sentiments of Gujarati people. This, they said, was the reason why Congress had to face a shameful defeat. Hardik Patel went a step further. He said, there is no space for any other party except BJP in Gujarat for the next 25 years. If the Congress does fails to reform itself, it will cease to exist in Gujarat, he added. The result from Morbi, where the hanging bridge disaster killed 130 people and took place a few days before the announcement of elections, surprised everyone. Keeping popular sentiment in mind, BJP denied ticket to its sitting MLA and minister Brajesh Merja and fielded Kantilal Amritiya, who had personally jumped into the river to save many lives. Amritiya won by a margin of 61,580 votes. BJPs win in Gujarat after the end of polling was a foregone conclusion, but nobody expected the Congress to fare so badly. AAP leaders, who were claiming that they would come to power, never dreamed that they would have to contend with only five seats. Opposition leaders, who were saying a few days ago that Modi had to take out a 50-km long road show in Ahmedabad to save his party from defeat, had to eat humble pie. The landslide victory of BJP in Gujarat was not achieved because of Modis five-day campaign and four-hour road show. The Prime Minister had begun preparations for Gujarat five years ago, when BJP won only 99 seats in 2017. Modi had then made up his mind to score a landslide win in 2022. He worked hard to achieve this objective. After the 2017 elections, several Congress MLAs deserted their party, one by one, and joined BJP. Modis eye was also on local and caste equations. He targeted those leaders who had a good base among tribal voters. Modi inducted three MPs from Saurashtra in his cabinet, and then prepared his plan to take the wind out of anti-incumbency wave. In a single stroke, he replaced the entire bunch of ministers in Gujarat, including the then chief minister Vijay Rupani. He made a Patidar, Bhupendra Patel, the chief minister, and after a few days, brought Hardik Patel and OBC leader Alpesh Thakore into BJP. With full care, Modi laid out his matrix of local and caste equations, and stumped the Congress completely. In his poll campaign, Modi spoke of Gujarati pride (asmita), and in the span of a month, he launched a large number of projects, captivating voters. He ensured that Gujarat bagged the Rs 20 billion semiconductor project and the Air Force transport aircraft project. After preparing the field, Modi went full throttle in his campaign, covering each region of Gujarat. He made emotional appeals to the people, and reminded them of the old record of Congress rule. The result was, BJP broke all records in vote and seat share in the history of Gujarat. The reason behind the historic defeat of Congress also lies in BJPs victory mantra. Congress failed to get the requisite number of seats (18) to claim the post of leader of opposition in the assembly. Top Congress leaders on Thursday refused to speak about the partys worst performance in Gujarat. Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge, on being asked, briefly said: What can we say since we have lost. We will sit together and analyse. We will find out why we lost. What Kharge said, graphically describes the reason behind the pathetic state of Indias oldest political party. Congress leaders may be at a loss to explain the reasons behind the pathetic performance, but lower level Congress workers know why their candidates lost. They went to the state party office in Ahmedabad on Thursday, when the counting was going in. They pulled down a countdown clock and smashed it into pieces. The countdown clock was installed by Gujarat election in-charge Rajasthan minister Raghu Sharma, on which was written, the countdown for change has begun. There will be Parivartan (change) on December 8. Some Congress workers went out on the streets and loudly said, it is not BJP but Gujarat Congress leaders, who made our party lose. It was left to Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan to rub salt into their wounds. He said, Congress was out of race when the election began. Gujarat was going to the polls, but the Congress leadership was busy with Rahul Gandhis Bharat Jodo Yatra. If such a situation continues, Rahul Gandhi will have to take out a Congress Khojo Yatra. It is true that the Congress did not fight the Gujarat elections seriously. Rahul Gandhi made a guest appearance only once in Gujarat and addressed two rallies. Priyanka Gandhi did not go to Gujarat for campaigning. The party was fighting the elections under Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot and his confidante Raghu Sharma. The new Congress president Kharge addressed a few rallies during the last leg of elections. Kharge may be an old hand and experienced Congress leader, but I feel that if anybody expects that Congress will get votes in his name in Gujarat, then it is simply mindless. Congress made this mindless mistake. The party leadership may now come forward with several arguments. Some may say that Rahul Gandhi is not accountable because he did not campaign in Gujarat. Some have already started saying that AAP and Asaduddin Owaisis AIMIM ensured the defeat of Congress by dividing the Muslim vote bank. I feel such arguments are useless. I have gone through the results of Gujarat in detail. Kejriwals party won only five seats. There are 36 seats, where if the votes polled by Congress and AAP are added, then the sum is more than what the BJP candidates polled. Out of these there are 13 seats including Khambhalia, Jamjodhpur, Dharmapur, Limbdi, Limbkheda, Byara, where AAP got more votes than the Congress candidates. In other words, AAP lost these seats due to Congress. There are 23 seats, where Congress candidates lost because of AAP. So, AAP leaders can also claim their candidates lost due to Congress. I think this argument is incorrect. Kejriwals claim about IB report indicating AAPs win in Gujarat, is now being openly mocked by BJP leaders, including party chief J P Nadda and state party chief C R Patil. Nadda is right. Kejriwal had given it in writing that BJP will lose and Gujarat will witness a change. Kejriwal had also made three more predictions. He had predicted that his state party chief Gopal Italia, CM candidate Isudan Gadhavi and Alpesh Katharia will win by big margins. All three of them lost. Gadhvi lost in Khambhalia, Italia lost in Katargam and Katharia lost in Warchha. For Kejriwal, the only relief is, his party garnered 12.9 per cent votes. Isudan Gadhavi made the claim that, AAP may have won five seats this time, but in 2027, it will repeat BJPs landslide win. Kejriwal is right that AAPs performance in Gujarat was more than expected, but less than was being claimed. He however succeeded in getting his 10-year-old party the status of a national party from the Election Commission. Kejriwals party scores well in those states where the Congress is either weak or is not fighting the election strongly. In Uttarakhand, Congress gave a tough fight to BJP, and most of the AAP candidates forfeited their deposits. In Punjab, Congress leaders fought among themselves, and AAP got a bumper win. The latest example is Himachal Pradesh, where the Congress fought the BJP, scored a majority, and AAP got only 1.1 per cent votes. It failed to win a single seat.

India TV 9 Dec 2022 4:47 pm

President Murmu: For Good Governance, You Need To Connect With Common People

President Droupadi Murmu graced and addressed the valedictory function of the 97th Common Foundation Course at the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA), Mussoorie Mussoorie (Uttarakhand): President Droupadi Murmu graced and addressed the valedictory function of the 97th Common Foundation Course at the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy... The post President Murmu: For Good Governance, You Need To Connect With Common People appeared first on HW News English .

News View 9 Dec 2022 4:45 pm

Paragliding Destinations: You can enjoy paragliding in these beautiful places of the country

Many people are very fond of adventure activities. This includes activities like diving, bungee jumping and paragliding. If you want to do paragliding, then there are many places in the country where you can enjoy paragliding activity. Let us know which places are famous for paragliding. Bir Billing - It is situated in Himachal Pradesh. This is a very good place for paragliding. Bir is the take-off point for paragliding. Also Billing is the landing site. The month of October is best for paragliding here. Nainital - Nainital is situated in Uttarakhand. This place is very beautiful. If you want to do paragliding then you can also go here. The experience of paragliding here will be very different and excellent. Here you can do paragliding at any time except monsoon. Panchgani - Panchgani is a very beautiful place located in Maharashtra. You will be able to enjoy beautiful views here while paragliding. You will be able to see greenery and beautiful hills here. Really this place is very beautiful. November is the best month for trekking here

Kalam Times 9 Dec 2022 4:34 pm

Travel Tips: This is why mall roads were built in India, know interesting things related to them

During the trip to the hill station, it is a different fun to enjoy shopping and tasty foods on the mall road. Do you know what is the real reason for making mall road in India. Learn interesting facts related to them and which mall road is most famous in India. The history of Mall Road in India dates back to the 17th century. Most were built during the British Raj, but in the 18th century they were prepared for the army. The meaning of Mall Road is considered to be a place for a walk. Once upon a time this place used to be the house of the soldiers. Today Mall Road in India is a place where travelers enjoy the trip through shopping, food and other activities. Shimla is a famous tourist destination, where Mall Road is a big tourist spot. There are many buildings here, whose texture reminds of the British tenure. A glimpse of the British rule is visible in the view of Mall Road in Mussoorie. The Mall Road in Mussoorie, a hill station in Uttarakhand, is quite famous among tourists. There are very beautiful views from here.

Kalam Times 9 Dec 2022 4:29 pm

Japanese Singer Fujii Kaze's Music Video Set in Uttarakhand Gets Rave Reviews From Desis

Japanese singer Fujii Kaze's single 'grace', shot in Uttarakhand, has over a crore views on YouTube and it's making Indians proud.

News18 9 Dec 2022 12:25 pm

Abhimanyu Easwaran to replace Rohit? Has scored 3 consecutive centuries in 3 matches

Dhaka: Team India has already lost the ODI series on the tour of Bangladesh. Also, captain Rohit Sharma has been ruled out of the third match due to an injury on the thumb in the second ODI match. Now there is a hazard of Rohit being out of the Test series. At the moment, Rohit is preparing to return to Mumbai. Abhimanyu Easwaran can get a chance in the Test series in place of Rohit Sharma. Abhimanyu Easwaran, 27, is currently on a tour of Bangladesh and is leading the Indian A team. He has consistently performed well in Test cricket. This is also the reason why Abhimanyu can be replaced for the Test series instead of Rohit. In such a situation, fans are now desperate to know who is this Abhimanyu, who can replace Rohit Sharma. Abhimanyu Easwaran has not yet got a chance to play an international match for Team India i.e. to makehis debut. Abhimanyu was kept on standby for last year's World Test Championship final and the Test series against England. At this time Abhimanyu performed well as the captain of the Bengal Ranji team. The full name of this star player is Abhimanyu Ranganathan Parameswaran Easwaran. He was born on 6 September 1995 in Dehradun, Uttarakhand. However, Abhimanyu plays for the Bengal team in domestic cricket. Abhimanyu is a great batsman as well as a leg-break spinner. That is, he is also capable of winning by performing twofold for Team India. Abhimanyu Easwaran has played 77 matches in first-class cricket, in which he has scored 5,419 runs at an average of 44.41. This player played 78 matches in the List-A category, scoring 3,376 runs at an average of 46.24. Abhimanyu also tried his hand in T20. He played a total of 27 T20 matches, in which he scored 728 runs. Abhimanyu is currently playing a series for India-A in Bangladesh. He scored 141 runs in the first match. After this, Abhimanyu scored 157 runs in the second match. At the same time, just before going on this tour, he scored 122 runs in the Vijay Hazare Trophy for Bengal. That is, Abhimanyu has scored centuries in three consecutive matches so far. Pakistan will not deter from its antics! After attacking SL team, firing near English players' hotel VIDEO! Awful incident during the match, this star player's teeth broken after... After defeat against Bangladesh, former Pak captain lashed out at Team India

News Track 9 Dec 2022 9:22 am

UP beat Ukhand in Vijay Merchant Trophy match

Uttar Pradesh defeated Uttarakhand by 192 runs on the third day of Vijay Merchant Trophy match concluded at RDCA ground in Raipur on Thursday.

The Times of India 9 Dec 2022 8:42 am

Missing Rahul Gandhi may be behind hand-slide

The rout in Gujarat, coming on the back of losses in winnable states like Left-ruled Kerala and BJP-ruled Uttarakhand, and in Assam and Goa, indicate that the Congress has struggled to play catch up in states where the contest is bipolar.

The Times of India 9 Dec 2022 4:01 am

President Murmu inaugurates, lays stone for projects in Uttarakhand

President Droupadi Murmu was on Thursday felicitated at the residence of Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami after arriving here on a two-day visit to the state. She inaugurated three projects worth Rs 528.35 crore and laid the foundation stones of six others worth Rs 1,473.59 crore in the presence of Dhami and Uttarakhand Governor Lt Gen (Retd) Gurmit Singh. Murmu, on her first visit to Uttarakhand since assuming office, showered praise on the Himalayan state for its beautiful location and the affection with which she had been received. I feel blessed to be in this land. The natural beauty of Uttarakhand and the warmth of its people had touched everyone from Swami Vivekananda to Mahatma Gandhi and the poet of nature Sumitra Nandan Pant, she said. Uttarakhand resides in the hearts of people as it is located in the Himalayas and the holy rivers that irrigate the earth and nourish lives throughout the country originate here, she said. The president also praised the state for its gr

Business Standard 8 Dec 2022 11:01 pm

'RRR' in Himachal Pradesh: Riwaz, Raj and Rebels Cost BJP Chief JP Nadda His Home State

Sources said when the CM of Uttarakhand was replaced, there was a plan to change the Himachal CM, but it was not executed. In Delhi, in the previous civic polls, every councilor was changed to beat anti-incumbency, but it was not done this time

News18 8 Dec 2022 7:10 pm

Urvashi Rautela dons lehenga worth Rs 35 lakh at her brother's wedding, video goes viral

The 28-year-old Urvashi Rautela, at her cousin's wedding in Jaiharikhal Village in Uttarakhand, donned an expensive silver lehenga Rs 35 lakhs.

DNA India 8 Dec 2022 4:53 pm

Vacation Tips: If you want to make December holidays memorable, then make a plan to visit these places

In December, snowfall starts in many places of the country. Here some places have been mentioned. You can also plan to visit these places during winter holidays. Christmas and New Year can be celebrated at these places. Tawang - Tawang located in Arunachal Pradesh can be visited. There is snowfall in many places in December. If you want to enjoy snowfall then you can go to Tawang. This is an offbeat place. The beautiful views of the snow covered mountain will fascinate your mind. Gulmarg - You can also visit Gulmarg located in Kashmir. You can also plan to visit here in December. Really this place will fascinate your mind. You will love the snow covered valleys and lakes. Gunhill - If you are going to Mussoorie located in Uttarakhand then you must also visit Gunhill. This is a very beautiful place. The view of the snow covered hills is worth seeing. This place attracts a lot of tourists towards itself.

Kalam Times 8 Dec 2022 4:51 pm

Travel Tips: Celebrate New Year at this hidden hill station of Uttarakhand..

Like Himachal, Uttarakhand is also considered to be the stronghold of hill stations in India. There are many famous tourist places like Nainital, but there are many hidden hill stations too, which fascinate the natural beauty mind. So let us tell you about one such hill station... This time, if you want to celebrate New Year in a quiet place instead of a crowded place, then you should head towards Kanatal. It is also called Kanatal. The beauty of this serene place can make anyone crazy. (Photo: Insta/@theterraceskanatal) For the celebration of Christmas and New Year, you can stay in Kanatal amidst the mountains. Camping in the middle of the mountains in the cold season and spending quality time lighting a fire is a different kind of fun. (Photo: Insta/thetravelbofficial@) If you are one of those people who like adventure apart from travelling during the trip, then you should enjoy trekking in Kanatal. A trekking facility is also provided in this area situated between the mountains. (Photo: Insta/@trip_shala) Kanatal is such a location, around which there are many tourist spots as well. You can take a walk in the Kodia forest here. This place is only 6 kilometres away from Kanatal and it is the best location for photography.

Kalam Times 8 Dec 2022 4:48 pm

Cyclonic storm 'Mandous' likely to wreak havoc, alert issued

Chennai: Where the winter is increasing in the North Indian states, the process of rain is still going on in the South. According to the Meteorological Department, due to the deep pressure created in South India, there are chances of cyclonic storm Mandous. Its effect will be seen in the southern regions. Puducherry, Sriharikota between Puducherry, North Tamil Nadu, and Andhra Pradesh coasts will be affected by this storm from 8 to 11 December. An alert has been issued for these areas. On the other hand, on December 9, with strong winds of 70 kmph, heavy rain is also expected for the next three days. On Wednesday (December 7) too, a deep depression formed over the southwest and adjoining the southeast Bay of Bengal. On Thursday (December 8), Cyclone Mandous lay about 500 km east-southeast of Karaikal and 580 km southeast of Chennai. According to the Meteorological Department, heavy rains are expected in some areas of Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, and Andhra Pradesh. By the afternoon of December 10, the speed of strong winds will reduce to 50-60 km in these areas. After that, this speed will remain 40-50 km till night. Meanwhile, the state government has advised fishermen not to venture into the Sri Lankan coast and Bay of Bengal for the next four days. The NDRF team has also been alerted. The government says that our team is ready to deal with every situation. Congress heading toward forming govt in Himachal, 3 ministers of BJP lost elections Air India to invest USD400-mn to refurbish cabin interiors President Murmu on two-day visit to Uttarakhand, traffic will be diverted for 5 hours

News Track 8 Dec 2022 2:38 pm

President Murmu on two-day visit to Uttarakhand, traffic will be diverted for 5 hours

Dehradun: President Draupadi Murmu is coming to Uttarakhand on a two-day visit today. On December 9, the Dehradun Police issued a traffic plan for the President's visit. There will be a diversion and zero zones on Mussoorie, New Cantt Road, Rajpur Road, EC Road, Haridwar Road, Haridwar Bypass Road, and Doon University Road from 12 noon to 5 pm. Zero zones will be made 30 to 40 minutes before the fleet passes twice on the Doon University route from the GTC helipad. This arrangement will remain in place till the President goes to Doon University and returns from there. SP Traffic Akshay Konde told that the police have made preparations regarding the proposed visit of President Draupadi Murmu. There will be a diversion and zero zones on the roads through which the President's Fleet will pass on December 9. Main roads Mussoorie, New Cantt Road, Rajpur Road, EC Road, Haridwar Road, Haridwar Bypass Road, and Doon University Road have been barricaded for diversion and zero zones. He has appealed to the general public to avoid passing through the main roads of the city from 12 noon to 5 pm. People have also been urged not to park vehicles on the road. He warned that if any vehicle is parked, it will be removed with a crane. SP said heavy vehicles will go to Doiwala via Dudhli from Kargi Chowk while vehicles coming from Rajpur, Sahasradhara, and Chakrata Road will go through the Raipur-Thano route. Dehradun Police has requested all the schools to cooperate in making traffic arrangements. For this, schools have been asked to be closed before 12 o'clock, so that there is no problem of jams on the roads. Along with this, cooperation has also been expected from all government and non-government institutions. It was said that the routes around these offices will remainclosed. That's why the employees should stay in their offices and do not travel unnecessarily. Vasundhara Raje slams Congress govt over Rahul Gandhi 'Bharat Jodo Yatra' Congress candidate attempted suicide at counting center, this reason came to fore Taliban perform first public execution since taking over Afghanistan

News Track 8 Dec 2022 2:11 pm

2012 Chhawla gang-rape-murder: SC to consider listing plea seeking review of verdict acquitting 3

According to the prosecution, the woman worked in Gurgaon's Cyber City area and belonged to Uttarakhand. She was returning from her workplace and was near her home when the three men abducted her in a car. When she didn't return home, her parents lodged a missing person report, the prosecution said, adding the woman's mutilated and decomposing body was found in a village in Rewari, Haryana.

The Economic Times 8 Dec 2022 1:36 pm

At Brother's Wedding, Urvashi Rautela Wears Embellished Lehenga Worth Rs 35 Lakh

Urvashi Rautela attended her brother's wedding in Jaiharikhal village, located in Uttarakhand.

News18 8 Dec 2022 12:46 pm

No change in the path of Mahakali river, agreement between India-Nepal

New Delhi: Nepal and India on Wednesday agreed to allow the Mahakali river to flow into its original path. Officials have given information in this regard. They said the decision was taken during a meeting on the Nepal-India border at Dharchula in the Pithoragarh district of India, where both sides agreed to remove the temporary embankment and allow the river to flow on the natural path. They haveinformed that earlier there was tension in the area after India built a temporary embankment to divert the flow of the Mahakali river. During a meeting between security officials of the two countries on Wednesday, the Indian side agreed to remove the debris of the temporary embankment within 10 days as requested by Nepal, Dharchula Long Chief District Officer Raj Upadhyay said. The Kali river flows between India and Nepal at Dharchula in the Pithoragarh district in Uttarakhand. The security wall being built by India on this river had raised fears in Nepal that the flow of the river could divert towards Nepal, causing floods. A meeting of officials of both countries was held on Wednesday in Dharchula. In this meeting, Nepali official Longharaj Upadhyay said, We have invited tenders for the work of removing the debris. The process of removing debris will start in 10 days. Nepal sent a diplomatic letter to India on Tuesday (December 6) following the dispute over the construction of the embankment.'' Sources in the Ministry of External Affairs have informed that a diplomatic letter was sent to India through the Indian Embassy. 'Rahul kept watching FIFA, Congress became 'football' in elections,' taunted his own leader MCD elections: 'People gave me immense love..,' says Bobby Kinnar after winning Tata Sons' N. Chandrasekaran appointed Chair of B20 India

News Track 8 Dec 2022 12:01 pm

Uttarakhand HC permits teenagerape survivor to terminate 25-week pregnancy

The HC cited the decisions of the Delhi High Court and the Supreme Court permitting an abortion in such cases and the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act of 1971.

The New Indian Express 8 Dec 2022 9:13 am

Uttarakhand HC Permits 13-year-old Rape Survivor to Terminate 25-week Pregnancy

The abortion will be done under the supervision of the medical board, the court said and issued instructions to form a team of specialist doctors

News18 8 Dec 2022 9:01 am

Counting of votes for Himachal Assembly begins

SHIMLA: Amid a close race, the 68-member Himachal Pradesh Assembly's vote-counting process got underway on Thursday morning under heavy security. On November 12, the crucial vote decided the electoral future of 412 candidates, including 24 women. Voter turnout increased from 75.57 percent in 2017 to 75.60 percent in 2018. At 68 centres in 59 locations, the vote tallying process got underway at 8 a.m. The results will determine the political fate of BJP leader and Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur and his ten ministerial colleagues. In additoon Congress Legislature Party Leader Mukesh Agnihotri and former state Congress chief Sukhwinder Sukhu. The BJP-led administrations in the latest elections in Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, and Haryana echoed the slogan rivaj badlega, which Thakur used to launch his campaign. Since 1985, no incumbent party has returned to power in this small hill state. Since then, the state has been alternately ruled by Congress and the BJP for eight terms. J.P. Nadda, the head of the BJP, declared during the campaign that if his party wins, Thakur, who is running from the Seraj Assembly constituency where he won elections for five consecutive terms beginning in 1998, will be the chief minister. However, the majority of exit polls indicated that the race would be close, with the governing BJP having a tiny advantage over the opposition Congress. They estimated that the BJP may win up to 40 seats in the state, which is just six seats more than the 34 seats needed to fill half of the 68-member House. Himachal Pradesh result live updates Gujrat, Himachal Polls : Congress keeps fingers crossed, BJP hopes to set new records

News Track 8 Dec 2022 8:21 am

President Droupadi Murmu to embark on two-day visit to Uttarakhand today

The President will attend a civic reception to be hosted by the Government of Uttarakhand in Dehradun

Business Standard 8 Dec 2022 7:50 am

Proposed Uttarakhand hospital for tigers and leopards still remains on paper

At least 65 were killed when they were declared man-eaters. While 41 were killed by poachers, 212 due to unknownreasons and 152 were killed in accidents.

The New Indian Express 8 Dec 2022 7:29 am

Uttarakhand HC imposes Rs 50,000 fine on Facebook for not replying to notice

Nainital: The Uttarakhand High Court on Wednesday imposed a fine of Rs 50,000 on Facebook for not replying to its notice in connection with the alleged misuse of the platform by some people for extortion. A division bench of the court comprising Chief Justice Vipin Sanghi and Justice R C Khulbe imposed a fine of Get the latest updates in Hyderabad City News , Technology , Entertainment , Sports , Politics and Top Stories on WhatsApp & Telegram by subscribing to our channels. You can also download our app for Android and iOS .

The Siasat Daily 8 Dec 2022 1:02 am

U'Khan HC imposes Rs 50,000 fine on Facebook for not replying to notice

The Uttarakhand High Court on Wednesday imposed a fine of Rs 50,000 on Facebook for not replying to its notice in connection with the alleged misuse of the platform by some people for extortion. A division bench of the court comprising Chief Justice Vipin Sanghi and Justice R C Khulbe imposed a fine of Rs 50,000 on the social networking site and set it a fresh deadline of February 16 to file its reply. The court was hearing a PIL alleging that fake IDs were being created on Facebook and friend requests sent through them. After some time, threats of edited obscene photos and videos were being made through these IDs in exchange for lakhs of rupees, it said. The PIL was filed by Haridwar resident Alok Kumar who described himself as a victim of the fake ID scam. Advocate Abhijay Negi said friend requests are being sent on Facebook by creating fake IDs of people. After some time, photos are being edited and made into obscene content. People whose fake IDs have been created are being .

Business Standard 7 Dec 2022 11:49 pm

NIT Srinagar wins finals of All India Inter-NIT Faculty, Staff Cricket Tournament

Jahangeer Ganaie Srinagar, Dec 07: National Institute of Technology (NIT) Srinagar on Wednesday defeated NIT Uttarakhand by 26 runs in the finals of All India Inter-NIT Faculty and Staff Cricket Tournament at Visvesvarya National Institute of Technology (NIT) Nagpur. The tournament was hosted by VNIT Nagpur and 20 NITs from across India participated in the [] The post NIT Srinagar wins finals of All India Inter-NIT Faculty, Staff Cricket Tournament appeared first on Northlines .

The Northlines 7 Dec 2022 11:19 pm

Groom came to marry sat in protest, know why?

Dehradun: In a bizarre incident, a groom from Haldwani, Uttarakhand, had to sit in the middle of the road when he went to bring a bride with a marriage procession. Seeing the groom sitting on the road, the marriage party also supported him. In fact, the marriage party and the groom protested due to the bad situation of the road. According to the news, the Haldwani-Kathgodam-Haidakhan road in the Nainital district has been closed for the last month. Duringthis, Yashpal Arya, Congress leaders, and local people also reached the protest site and demanded the opening of the Kathgodam-Haidakhan-Simlia Band route as soon as possible. Due to this, the vehicles involved in the marriage procession of Rahul Bisht of Kotabagh passing by were also stuck on the poor road. The groom and the baraatis had to be senton foot. Angered by this, the groom Rahul also sat in a protest with Yashpal Arya. The bride waited for her groom. But when the marriage procession did not come, the people of the bride's side reached there. When they came to know that the groom's side had sat in a protest due to the bad condition of the roads, the people of the bride's side explained to him. After much persuasion, Rahul left for a marriage procession. Rahul said he did not think , he would face such problems in going to his in-laws' house with friends. The reality in remote areas is contrary to the claims of the administration and local leaders. The general public here is suffering badly. Farmers are not able to transport their fruits and vegetables to the market as the road is closed. India getting G20 Presidency is a huge opportunity: PM Modi EAM Jaishankar to make statement on foreign policy in Rajya Sabha RBI's big blow to the common public, all loans became expensive

News Track 7 Dec 2022 11:34 am

Travel Tips: India's heart Madhya Pradesh is known for its beauty, know the tourist places here

India is a vast country known for its tourism and each region has its distinct specialty. Today in this episode we are talking about Madhya Pradesh which is called the heart of India. Madhya Pradesh, located in the middle of India, is a beautiful tourist destination where you get to see more than one charming and beautiful tourist destination. Here you get to see natural springs, lakes, forests, caves, temples, forts, and dams. After visiting these places, you would like to visit here again and again. Today we are going to tell you about some major tourist places in Madhya Pradesh that you can plan to visit with your family or friends. Let's know about these places... Khajuraho Khajuraho is a very special city and tourist destination in the state of Madhya Pradesh, located in the heart of India, which is famous for its ancient and medieval temples not only in the country but all over the world. Khajuraho, the mystical land of Kamasutra in Madhya Pradesh has been attracting tourists from all over the world since time immemorial. This small village in the Chhatarpur district is world famous for its exemplary erotic set of monuments, due to which it has earned its place in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The famous Khajuraho Temples are a collection of Hindu and Jain temples in Madhya Pradesh. Khajuraho remains the first choice of tourists because of its famous temple, there are many places to visit here that you can include in your Khajuraho trip. Kanha National Park Kanha National Park is the largest national park in central India and is located in the Mandla district of central Madhya Pradesh. It is considered one of the top parks in Asia. Royal Bengal tigers are the most popular of the 22 large animal species. It is one of the best tiger reserves in India which stretches for 940 km. Kanha National Park is famous for its wildlife safari which attracts tourists from all over the world. Common fauna includes leopards, wild dogs, wild cats, foxes, sloth bears, hyenas, langurs, wild boars, and jackals. Reptiles like pythons, cobras, kraits, and other snakes are also found in this national park. Ujjain It has been a historical city since ancient times. There are many temples in Ujjain. In which the temple of Mahakaleshwar is famous. Kumbh Mela is held here after every 12 years. Ujjain has the famous Shiva temple of Mahakal or Mahakaleshwar, which is one of the 12 Jyotirlinga temples in the country. Jantar Mantar is in the south. It was commissioned by Maharaja Jai Singh of Jaipur in 1733 AD. I was made In the year 1853 AD. I built the temple of Gopal. Sandipani's ashram is here. 3 km to this ashram. Next is the temple of Mangalnath. Bhartrihari's cave is 11 km away from here. Ujjain is the main city of Madhya Pradesh from natural, historical, religious, cultural, and archaeological points of view. Bhopal Bhopal, the capital of Madhya Pradesh, is also known as the city of nawabs and ponds. There are many historical palace mansions here. These mainly include Sadar Manzil, Hameed Manzil Tajmaher, Chiklaud Kothi, etc. Apart from this, many ponds are also present here, which add beauty to the city. These also include two man-made beautiful lakes. Bhopal is a big city with the perfect mix of culture, heritage, and modern life. These cities are also famous all over the world for their majestic mosques. Here Asia's largest Taj-ul-Masajid and Asia's smallest two-and-a-half-step mosque are present. There are places like Van Vihar National Park, Lake, and Hanuman Tekri to visit in Bhopal, which attract tourists a lot. Panchmarhi Panchmarhi is a beautiful hill station located in the Hoshangabad district of the state of Madhya Pradesh in India. Panchmarhi is the center of attraction for tourists from India and abroad for its beauty, it has everything that tourists expect, such as peace, blooming mountains, evergreen greenery, flowing waterfalls, silver rainy waterfalls, colorful shades, and Breathtaking views of the beauty of the four moons of Panchmarhi. Pachmarhi is very cheap as compared to other hill stations, this tourist destination situated in the hills of Satpura is also known as Kashmir of the Central region. Omkareshwar This holy city is situated at the confluence of two rivers, Narmada and Kaveri. This meeting island of two of India's most famous rivers is shaped like the Hindu symbol Om, one of the most important symbols of Hinduism. The whole area is surrounded by mountains, which provide an amazing view. All the guests should also visit the Kedareshwar Temple. Omkareshwar is a Hindu pilgrimage site. It is home to one of the twelve Jyotirlingas located on Mandhata Island in the Narmada River. Is. Omkareshwar is a Hindu temple dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva. It is one of the 12 Jyotirlinga temples believed to be of Shiva. It is a must-visit place for the worshipers of Lord Shiva. Sanchi Sanchi, one of the Buddhist sightseeing places in Madhya Pradesh, is famous for the oldest stone structures in India. The Buddhist monument at Sanchi is a symbol of the immense heritage present in culturally rich India. The Great Stupa located here was established by Emperor Ashoka of the Mauryan dynasty in the 3rd century BCE. The stupas at Sanchi were built as homes for Lord Buddha and many important Buddhist relics. This place is surrounded by lush green gardens, which give a different kind of joy and peace to the tourists visiting here. Gwalior The city of Gwalior was built by King Surajsen. The beauty of this historical city, the attractive monuments, palaces, and temples are less to be praised. Magnificent architectural work has been done in the mosques, rock temples, and sculptural structures here. Gwalior is not just limited to palaces, its hills, and beautiful greenery attract a lot of tourists. For your information, let us tell you that Tansen was born in Gwalior and his mausoleum remains the same. Orchha Orchha is one of the best places to visit in Madhya Pradesh. Situated on the banks of the Betwa River, the city is known for its forts, temples, and palaces. Orchha Fort is famous all over the country for its charm, which attracts a lot of tourists coming here. Apart from this, Chaturbhuj Temple, Raj Temple, and Lakshmi Temple are the main attractions of Orchha which make the visit memorable for the people visiting here. Mandu If you want to see the best natural and historical panoramic views like Uttarakhand while staying in Madhya Pradesh, then reach Mandu and see the sightseeing places. Where you will find historical heritage, the immortal story of the love of Sultan and Rani Roopmati, which still resonates in every nook and corner of Mandu, and also the cloud-covered mountains that will leave you mesmerized. Located about 20 square kilometers within the Malwa Plateau, an invaluable historical heritage, 12 gateways were built in a distance of 37 kilometers. This place is a place of myths and fantasies.

Kalam Times 7 Dec 2022 10:30 am

Naushad killed the 'friend' who gave money to build house, 4 arrested

Dehradun: The police solved the murder of Nitin Bhandari in the Haridwar district of Uttarakhand on November 27, 2022. In this case, the police arrested 3 brothers and their mother. They have been identified as Azad and Naushad, while the third accused is a minor, so his name has not been made public. He was arrested on December 5, including their mother Gulshan. It is known that they killed Nitin for demanding borrowed money. According to the report, 35-year-old Nitin was originally a resident of the village Chodikh in the Pabo block of the Pauri district. He used to work in a factory in Haridwar. Gulshan lives with her three sons in Idgah Colony under the Bhagwanpur police station area, not far from Nitin's house. Naushad and Nitin were his friends. One day Naushad borrowed Rs 2.5 lakh from Nitin to buy a plot. However, Naushad later refused to return the money. Due to this, Nitin and Naushad's relationship started deteriorating. On November 27, Nitin reached Naushad's house to ask for money. During this, there was an argument between them and the matter reached a scuffle. After this, Naushad slapped Nitin down and strangled him with a towel. Naushad's entire family also supported him in this murder. After killing Nitin, Naushad's entire family slept through the night with his body. The next day, the accused bought a grain tank from the market and kept Nitin's body in it and were waiting for the right time to dispose. For 2 days, Naushad's entire family stayed with Nitin's body. But, when blood started coming out of the grain tank, the accused left the body there and fled by locking the house. Later, during a search of the house, the police found Nitin's body. Nitin's family was contacted with the information received from his company and from the slip found in Nitin's pocket. The police registered a case on the complaint of the family members and started an investigation. During this, the police found the pickup driver, who had taken away the luggage of the accused. The pickup driver gave the number of onethat came for booking, which belonged to the accused. Based on this number, the police reached the accused. During the investigation, the police found that the landlord who leased out mother Gulshan and herfamily had not got their verification done. Action can also be taken against the landlord in this regard. During the investigation, the police collected some mobile numbers, whose location was said to be Noida, Bulandshahr, and Rajasthan. The police raided these locations and arrested all 4 accused on different days. According to the police, the accused have also confessed to their crime. A gas cylinder, refrigerator, bullet, mobile phone, PAN card, and ATM card of deceased Nitin along with Rs 1.10 lakh in cash were recovered from their possession. Three accused involved in the case have been sent to jail and another minor has been sent to a juvenile home. Nitin got married in the year 2018. He was working in a pharmaceutical company in Haridwar for the last 6 years. His father was paralyzed in 2019 and Nitin has two sisters with his mother at home. 9-year-old girl brutally murdered by her father and uncles to trap neighbor, all arrested Shocking: A 12-year-old boy molests elderly woman, video went viral Three Youth gang raped class 10th Girl, Hanged her body after killing her

News Track 6 Dec 2022 10:57 am

INDIA EXERCISES WITH WHOMEVER IT CHOOSES TO, SAYS MEA AFTER CHINA OBJECTS TO INDO-US MILITARY EXERCISE IN UTTARAKHAND

India has hit out at China for objecting to a joint military exercise conducted by Indian and United States Army in Uttarakhands Auli. China had earlier objected to the 18th edition of Yudh Abhyas, the India-US military exercise, and said the show of military strength taking place around 100 km from the India-China border in Continue reading INDIA EXERCISES WITH WHOMEVER IT CHOOSES TO, SAYS MEA AFTER CHINA OBJECTS TO INDO-US MILITARY EXERCISE IN UTTARAKHAND The post INDIA EXERCISES WITH WHOMEVER IT CHOOSES TO, SAYS MEA AFTER CHINA OBJECTS TO INDO-US MILITARY EXERCISE IN UTTARAKHAND appeared first on OurVoice | WeRIndia - Analysis & Opinion .

Our Voice WeRIndia 5 Dec 2022 11:11 am

Uttarakhand's CM Dhami flags off 10 new electric buses in Dehradun

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Sunday flagged off 'Doon Connect' electric buses under the Smart City Mission from the CM Camp office in Dehradun

Business Standard 4 Dec 2022 4:18 pm

When despair becomes hope

The Sukhatal Lake in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand was once a pristine natural water body with unique features, begging protection as a wetland.

The New Indian Express 4 Dec 2022 5:00 am

Recruitment scams did not take place during my tenure: Uttarakhand CM Dhami

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Saturday steered clear of recruitment scams in the state and said his government was only cleaning the system. He was speaking at a function held in Raj Bhawan to felicitate Uttarakhand Public Service Commission (PSC) chairman Rakesh Kumar. Referring to the controversy that erupted in September over the alleged irregularities in Uttarakhand Subordinate Services Selection Commission (UKSSSC) examination, Dhami said he visited the BJP headquarters in Delhi soon after and faced a volley of questions from journalists. I told them clearly that the scams did not take place during my time. They were carried out from 2014 to 2016. All we did was get them probed and bring the culprits to book. We are only cleaning the system, Dhami said. A surfeit of recruitment scams, including those in police and civil services, have hit the state over the years. Dhami has already ordered a probe by a Special Investigation Team, which has arrested 45

Business Standard 3 Dec 2022 8:47 pm

US, too, rejects Chinas opposition to Yudh Abhyas exercise

New Delhi: The US on Friday echoed Indias reaction in rejecting Chinas opposition to an India-US joint military exercise near the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Uttarakhand and asserted that it is none of their business. Ambassador Elizabeth Jones, the newly-appointed US Charge dAffaires to New Delhi, also said that Washingtons interest is in []

Kashmir Reader 3 Dec 2022 2:28 am

UKPSC Junior Assistant Recruitment 2022 Apply Online for 445 Posts

Uttarakhand Public Service Commission (UKPSC) has recruits 445 Junior Assistant Posts. Candidates with 10+2 can Apply Online from 30-11-2022 to 20-12-2022. The post UKPSC Junior Assistant Recruitment 2022 - Apply Online for 445 Posts first appeared on FreeJobAlert.Com . Read More

FreeJobAlert 1 Dec 2022 3:22 pm

A BBA student forced to consume alcohol, stripped and a video recorded by classmates

These days the instances of crime for money is increasing day by day. In yet another shocking incident, a first-year BBA student of the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) was made to strip and forced to consume liquor by his three classmates at a private hostel in Uttarakhand's Dehradun. As per the information, The student was also brutally assaulted by his classmates avideo of the crime was also recorded by the accused in which he was threatened for giving Rs 60,000. When the torture became unbearable, the victim reportedly filed a complaint at the nearest police station. According to the police officials, the students were probably partying and somehow things went out of hand. Police further added that all of them live in the same hostel, which is located outside the university campus. On the basis of the complaint of the victim, Police at Prem Nagar police station have registered a case against the accused under sections 323 (voluntarily causing hurt) and 384 (extortion) of the IPC. The victim, The victim in his complaint said in his complaint that the incident took place on November 27 at around 2:30 am, while he was studying in his room. The student said, Three of my classmates and seniors entered my room with liquor and forced me to drink it. Then I was thrashed, forced to strip and a video was also recorded. UPES officials stated that the student was not ragged. Manish Madaan, registrar of the university also said that the incident has come to our notice and we will take strict disciplinary action against the students who are involved. Further investigation is going on the matter. Patna: Two arrested with 52 kg charas in Bihar's Gopalganj VIDEO: Thieves uprooted ATM tying it to Bolero in 10 seconds and then... First intoxicated, then made nude videos of the student, case registered

News Track 1 Dec 2022 1:42 pm

Uttarakhand Assembly tables anti-conversion bill, imprisonment up to five years

Dehradun:The Uttarakhand Assembly on today tabled a stringent anti-conversion bill in the House on Tuesday. The bill to be called Uttarakhand Freedom of Religion (Amendment) Act, 2022, seeks to make unlawful conversion a cognisable and non-bailable offence punishable. Also Read: Post Mukroh incident, Assam-Meghalaya border talks have become complicated: CM Conrad The punishment may be [] The post Uttarakhand Assembly tables anti-conversion bill, imprisonment up to five years appeared first on NORTHEAST NOW .

NorthEast Now 29 Nov 2022 10:02 pm

IMD Alert: New system will be active soon, warning of rain in 7 states, know complete details

Today, there is a possibility of rain along with snowfall in the hilly areas. Today, there may be rain along with snowfall in many areas of Gilgit-Baltistan, Muzaffarabad, Ladakh, Jammu-Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand. IMD Alert Today 2022: Before December, continuous changes are being seen in the weather across the country. On the one hand, [] The post IMD Alert: New system will be active soon, warning of rain in 7 states, know complete details first appeared on discountwalas .

DiscountWalas 29 Nov 2022 11:00 am

First Gurjar fair at Surajkund on Dec 23-24

Gurjars from Noida, Greater Noida, Ghaziabad in UP and 12 other states will participate in the first Gurjar Mahotsav which will be held in Surajkund Mela ground on December 23 and 24 where other participating states include J&K, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Haryana, Karnataka, Rajasthan, Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Chhattisgarh. Telanganas confirmation is awaited which will put the number to 14 states.

The Times of India 29 Nov 2022 10:58 am

16-year-old student from Ukhand hangs self in Kota

A 16-year-old coaching student, hailing from Uttarakhand, allegedly committed suicide by hanging from the ceiling fan of his PG room in Indra Vihar under Kotas Jawaharnagar police station on Saturday.

The Times of India 27 Nov 2022 8:29 am

Dr G K Sharma on why hair shedding occurs after a Hair Transplant procedure

Hair Transplant is one of the most reliable procedures to resolve hair loss and scalp baldness which increasing numbers of people are opting for. On similar lines, people need to understand that this procedure takes a single or multiple sittings to complete but the hair growth after the procedure takes some months. Also, patients are taken aback to see hair fall immediately after the transplant procedure. But Dr G K Sharma of QHT Regrow Clinic, Haridwar is one of Indias leading hair transplant experts clarifies, Many patients have called me a couple of days after the procedure worriedly regarding hair fall. I wish to assure them it is perfectly normal as the body is recovering from the procedure and the new implanted hair follicles are in place, it is just the hair shaft that is shedding. The hair shaft is an opening on the scalp through which the hair grows. The shedding of the hair shaft is bodys response to the hair transplant procedure. Once the old shaft is discarded, the new shaft will take its place and the implanted hair follicles will grow in a much better way. He elaborates on bodys reaction to the procedure as trauma and hence prepares itself for healing. During the procedure, hair follicles are separated from the blood supply and then reimplanted into the scalp. Also, the body considers the new incisions made in the recipient area are considered as injuries. The hair move into the resting phase during which shedding occurs. This resting and shedding phase can last up to 12 weeks. He advises the patients to be very careful during this period as hair grow slowly and take anywhere between four months to a year to fully grow. During this period, the patients should follow the recommended post procedure guidelines to experience the desired hair growth. Dr G K Sharma offers a solution to patients who experience excessive hair shedding after their procedure. He recommends Finasteride to males as it decreases the dihydrotestosterone in the scalp which prevents hair loss. The Finasteride medicine is recommended only to male patients. Minoxidil is yet another medication that helps to prevent hair loss and also promote speedy hair growth. Also, patients can also ask for suitable advice to Dr G K Sharma or his team of qualified and experienced doctors at the QHT Regrow Clinic, Haridwar. As mentioned earlier, hair shedding after the transplant procedure is normal and patients can easily manage this condition for a few weeks as they seek to regain their earlier dense hair growth. About QHT Regrow Clinic and Dr G K Sharma Highly qualified and expert in Hair Transplant, Dr G K Sharma has established the QHT Regrow Clinic in Haridwar to offer a variety of hair transplant and restoration procedures including FUE, QHT, Dense Hair Implantation technique, and so on. These procedures are performed in care to restore the patients natural hairline. QHT Regrow Clinic has treated many hair transplant patients and has transplanted more than 6 million hair grafts through scalp to beard and vice versa and also body hair transplant. People can contact QHT Regrow Clinic at 520-521, Ground Floor, Model Colony, Near Mahakali mobile & T9 Tower, Haridwar, Uttarakhand 249407. They can call at +91-9528168089 and +91-7417913933 New technology to detect early-stage Alzheimer's Antibiotic-resistant microbes in Gut make C diff more infectious Nanoparticle backpacks help probiotics fight IBD

News Track 26 Nov 2022 1:36 pm

Uttarakhand: CM Dhami performs Yoga with administrative officials during Chintan Shivir

Uttarakhand: CM Dhami performs Yoga with administrative officials during Chintan Shivir

The Times of India 24 Nov 2022 7:47 pm

Son of soil Dr Yash Sharma re-elected as National President, AHA

Son of soil, Dr Dr Yashpal Sharma got elected as national president of Academy of Hospital Administration (AHA) after defeating Dr (Prof) Hem Chandra, Vice Chancellor, Uttarakhand Medical University.

The Times of India 23 Nov 2022 9:50 am

'Aao Kabhi Haveli Par...' Youth posted dance video on FB, arrested by police

Dehradun: In Uttarakhand's Haridwar, a man was jailed for showing bullying by taking photos and videos with a pistol. The police have arrested him. 1 pistol and 1 cartridge have been seized from him. Significantly, the person had tried to spread panic among people by sharing photos with guns. He had posted on his Facebook account, Meri Badmashi Meri Nishani Hai, Aao Kabhi Haveli Pe Agar Koi Paresani Hai. This post went viral. Taking cognizance of which the police have taken action against the person. It is noteworthy that a video of Ikram son of Riyasat, resident of Nehendpur Laksar, was going viral on social media. Which was confirming the fearlessness of the person. Meanwhile, the police caught sight of this video. SSP Haridwar Ajay Singh gave instructions to take action against the person. On Thursday, the police were conducting a search operation. In the meantime, the police station Laksar caught hold of Ikram. During the search, 1 pistol of .315 bore and one cartridge were seized from him. Police said that a case has been registered against the culprit under the Arms Act. He has shared the photo with the gun on social media in the past as well. His motive behind this was to spread panic among the people. Najibuddin sexually assaulted and murdered his live-in partners 18 year old daughter UP man arrested for forces girl to engrave his name on her body In one-sided love, crazy lover set himself on fire, hugged the GF and then...

News Track 22 Nov 2022 10:21 am

Anushka Sharma Enjoys Yummy Food On Vacation In Hills, Guess What She Ate

Anushka Sharma enjoyed a Tandoori delight while on vacation in Uttarakhand. Guess what she ate?

NDTV 20 Nov 2022 4:56 pm

Uttarakhand: Prisoners released during Covid yet to return

A total of 198 prisoners were released on personal bonds for 30 days on the first day in various jails of the state following the SC order.

The New Indian Express 20 Nov 2022 9:02 am

Good news for employees-pensioners, approval of this proposal, benefits will be available in pension like this

Approved to implement Uttarakhand Pension Qualifying Service and Validation Act, 2022. There is good news for the employees and pensioners of Uttarakhand. The Pushkar Dhami government of the state has taken a big decision regarding pension. The State Government has approved the Qualifying Service and Validation Act 2022 for Uttarakhand Pension. Under this, a transparent [] The post Good news for employees-pensioners, approval of this proposal, benefits will be available in pension like this first appeared on discountwalas .

DiscountWalas 18 Nov 2022 11:34 am

Delhi Murder Probe Enters 3rd Day: More Chilling Details Emerge

The investigation into the murder of Shraddha Walkar has entered its third day, with more gory details emerging. For example, the accused, Aftab, researched the gruesome murder of Anupama that took place in Uttarakhand in December, 2010, and murdered Shraddha in a similar way.

NDTV 16 Nov 2022 11:33 pm

Uttarakhand CM Dhami dances with tribal artists in Dehradun

Uttarakhand CM Dhami dances with tribal artists in Dehradun

The Times of India 16 Nov 2022 6:21 pm

UKPSC Jail Warder (Male/ Female) Recruitment 2022 Apply Online for 238 Posts

Uttarakhand Public Service Commission (UKPSC) has recruits 238 Jail Warder (Male/ Female) Post. Candidates with 12th Class Can Apply Online from 15-11-2022 to 05-12-2022. The post UKPSC Jail Warder (Male/ Female) Recruitment 2022 - Apply Online for 238 Posts first appeared on FreeJobAlert.Com . Read More

FreeJobAlert 16 Nov 2022 11:40 am

Travel Tips: Enjoy Switzerland in these mountain lakes of Uttarakhand

If are you planning to visit Uttarakhand, then let us tell you about the mountain lakes there, whose beauty is no less than Switzerland. Such lakes are hidden in the middle of the mountains, seeing which your mind will be happy. Let us know about these best places in Uttarakhand- Sattal Lake Sattal Lake is a group of seven lakes, which is situated at a distance of about 23 km from Nainital. If you are looking for peace then you will like this place very much. Dev Tal It is believed that the deities used to bathe in this pool here. That's why it is called Devtal. This place Mana is surrounded by snow mountains at a distance of about three kilometres from the nearby Zero Point. Roopkund Lake Roopkund Lake located in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand is one of the highest lakes here. From here you can easily see Trishul Peak. Kedar Tal Kedar Tal is a glacier lake, situated at an altitude of 5000 m. From here you can easily see Thalayasagar peak.

Kalam Times 15 Nov 2022 6:40 pm

5 best places to visit in November

Winter season is best season and November month is best month to travel. It is a perfect time to riding in the sands of Rajasthan or losing yourself in the forests of Kerala, this is the perfect season to make the most of it. Here are 5 best places to visit in November in India. Rann of Kutch, Gujarat: Gujarat is the best place to visit in November. The desert of Gujarat is famed for its winter beauty, and adding vibrance to the white-and-blue horizon is its annual Rann Utsav. Best time to visit the locations on 26 October 2022 to 20 February 2023. It is best for dance and music, adventure sports, bird-watching and handicraft tours. Goa: If you are a lover of films and western culture then it is best places to visit Goa. One of Asias most significant film festivals happens in Goa every November. Various film cultures will converge under one roof for the International Film Festival of India from 20-28 November. Haridwar: One of the best places to visit is Haridwar. If you are religious and loves to travel then Haridwar is the best place to visit. One of the most prominent religious sites for the Hindus in India, and hence it is flocked by devotees in large numbers round-the-year. This ancient city located on the banks of River Ganges serves as the starting point for several religious and adventure hotspots in Uttarakhand, especially Rishikesh and Devprayag. Pack your bags and get ready to bath in Ganga. Amritsar: The Golden Temple gleams more brilliantly than ever. The gurudwara is decorated with lights, and the city has a celebratory atmosphere. Hymns can be heard floating out on the streets from gurudwaras across the city, and if you follow the sound inside after the langar hours. In November also a festival comes so the environment there is full of Kathas, Kiratan and auspicious occasion. Gir National Park: Another best place to visit in November in Gujarat. If you are an animal lover then it is a best place to visit. As it is the only place in India where you can find wild lions roaming free. There are about more than 500 lions and you can also enjoy glimpses of hundreds of birds, reptiles, and other animals in the National Park. Robbers who looted Karnataka Police's house arrested Mehrauli Murder Case: Police to seek details of accused from dating app

News Track 15 Nov 2022 3:03 pm

UKPSC Recruitment 2022: Bumper Recruitment of Jail Warder, 12th Pass can apply...

UKPSC Recruitment 2022: Uttarakhand Public Service Commission, UKPSC has invited applications for recruitment to the post of Jail Warder. Through recruitment, the posts of male and female jail warders will be filled in various jails of the state. Interested and eligible candidates for recruitment can fill out their application form by visiting the official website psc.uk.gov.in till 5 December 2022. A total of 238 vacancies are to be filled under recruitment. 214 posts are for men and 24 posts are for women. Candidates will be selected for the posts through physical eligibility and written test. A physical eligibility test will be held first in which successful candidates will be called for a written test. In the physical test, male candidates will have to participate in events like ball throw, mark up, long jump, penalty sitting, and running. On the other hand, women candidates will have to participate in the race and mark up. Let us tell you that the physical examination will be of a total of 100 marks, in which the candidates will have to score at least 50 percent marks in each competition to be successful. Talking about the physical criteria, the minimum height of the candidates should be 165 cm. However, it is 160 cm for the candidates in a hilly area. At the same time, the minimum weight should be 55 kg. 12th pass candidates can apply for the recruitment. Apart from this, the age of the candidate should be between 21 to 35 years. Selected candidates will be given a pay scale of Rs 21700 to 69100. For other information related to recruitment, candidates can follow this link Check the notification by visiting https://ukpsc.net.in/JailGaurd22LV1/docs/Bandirakshak%20_Advertisement_22.pdf .

Kalam Times 15 Nov 2022 10:38 am

A 21-year-old Uttarakhand woman who runs asanitary napkin manufacturing unit

Princy conductedresearch in Dehradun and surrounding areas, andalso formed small groups to inform women about the risks ofnot using aclean cloth during menstruation.

The New Indian Express 13 Nov 2022 8:31 am

11-year-old girl raped by saint, arrested

Indore: A 10-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a saint who had come to receive prasad at a religious event in Madhya Pradesh's financial capital Indore late on Wednesday night. It is said that the saint took this innocent to a deserted room and started doing obscene acts with her. After the child raised an alarm, the residents of the vicinity gathered immediately, but by then Baba had fled. When the police received the news, they found out about baba and arrested him and booked him under Section 370, including POCSO. Station House Officer Pawan Singhal said, A Bhandara was organized at Mahalaxmi temple in Silawat Pura under the Chhatripura police station area late on Wednesday night. Where Abhiram Das Tyagi, a resident of Uttarakhand, also reached. The 53-year-old saint was made to stay at an ashram in the city. Abhiram Tyagi was also invited to eat prasad at the Annakoot event at Mahalaxmi temple.'' After coming here, the intention of this monk was spoiled on an 11-year-old innocent. The monk took her to an isolated room on some pretext and started doing obscene acts with her. When the child raised an alarm, Abhiram Tyagi fled from the spot. Subsequently, the residents informed the police and after some time Abhiram Tyagi was arrested. The same baba has confessed to his crime and a case has been registered against him under Section 377 including POCSO Act. BF pushed his GF from the roof and killed her, Know why? 'Do some work, who will marry you,' mother who said this killed by son UP: Mother-son duo force a man into beggary, caught

News Track 10 Nov 2022 3:23 pm

Chhawla Gangrape Case: Will ensure justice to victim, says Uttarakhand CM Dhami

Chhawla Gangrape Case: Will ensure justice to victim, says Uttarakhand CM Dhami

The Times of India 9 Nov 2022 8:40 am

AHEAD OF POLL, GUJARAT TO FORM PANEL FOR UNIFORM CIVIL CODE IMPLEMENTATION

Taking cues from Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh, the BJP-led Gujarat Government today decided to form a committee to implement the Uniform Civil Code (UCC) in the state. The decision was taken at a Cabinet meeting, possibly the last one under the current Bhupendra Patel government, as Assembly elections in the state are expected to be Continue reading AHEAD OF POLL, GUJARAT TO FORM PANEL FOR UNIFORM CIVIL CODE IMPLEMENTATION The post AHEAD OF POLL, GUJARAT TO FORM PANEL FOR UNIFORM CIVIL CODE IMPLEMENTATION appeared first on OurVoice | WeRIndia - Analysis & Opinion .

Our Voice WeRIndia 31 Oct 2022 11:26 am

Uttarakhand: CM Pushkar Dhami takes part in Dehradun Marathon 2022 organised by State police

Uttarakhand: CM Pushkar Dhami takes part in Dehradun Marathon 2022 organised by State police

The Times of India 30 Oct 2022 7:36 pm

Uttarakhand: Preparations in full swing in Kedarnath ahead of PM Modis visit

Uttarakhand: Preparations in full swing in Kedarnath ahead of PM Modis visit

The Times of India 20 Oct 2022 4:29 pm

Uttarakhand: Seven pilgrims killed in helicopter crash near Kedarnath

As many as 7 people, including a pilot, have died in a helicopter crash near Uttarakhand's Kedarnath. The incident took place in Garud Chatti, approximately 2 km from #Kedarnath. A total of 7 people, including a pilot, were onboard the chopper. Initial information suggests bad weather and poor visibility caused the crash. Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia expressed his anguish over the incident and said the situation is being constantly monitored.

The New Indian Express 18 Oct 2022 3:07 pm

5 Pilgrims, Pilot Killed In Helicopter Crash Near Kedarnath

Six people, including a pilot, were killed after a helicopter carrying the pilgrims crashed near Kedarnath in Uttarakhand today, officials have said. The helicopter crashed near Garu Chatti, they said, adding that six bodies have been recovered so far and a rescue operation is underway.

NDTV 18 Oct 2022 12:34 pm

BJP Leader's Wife Dead In Uttarakhand Shootout, UP Cops Face Murder Case

Five police personnel from Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad were injured and a woman was killed while chasing a mining mafia in Uttarakhand. The woman, who was killed in an exchange of fire between cops and the mining mafia's aides, was identified as Gurpreet Kaur, wife of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Gurtaj Bhullar.

NDTV 13 Oct 2022 12:47 pm

Woman shot dead in clash between UP Police, people of Uttarakhand's Bharatpur village; five cops injured

Woman shot dead in clash between UP Police, people of Uttarakhand's Bharatpur village; five cops injured

The Times of India 13 Oct 2022 10:41 am

Uttarakhand CM Dhami enjoys chai at a tea stall, interacts with people in Rudraprayag

Uttarakhand CM Dhami enjoys chai at a tea stall, interacts with people in Rudraprayag

The Times of India 9 Oct 2022 9:17 pm

Uttarakhand: 27 bodies of mountaineers retrieved; Two trainees are still missing

Uttarakhand: 27 bodies of mountaineers retrieved; Two trainees are still missing

The Economic Times 9 Oct 2022 5:44 pm

Watch: Man Rescued From Raging Uttarakhand River

A man who got stuck in a raging river after his car fell into it was rescued by the state disaster response team in a late-night operation in Uttarakhand.

NDTV 8 Oct 2022 1:30 pm

Uttarakhand: Rajnath Singh offers prayer at Badrinath Temple on Vijayadashami

Uttarakhand: Rajnath Singh offers prayer at Badrinath Temple on Vijayadashami

The Times of India 5 Oct 2022 3:45 pm

Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Dhami inspects bus accident site in Simdi village

Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Dhami inspects bus accident site in Simdi village

The Times of India 5 Oct 2022 3:44 pm

25 Of Wedding Party Killed After Bus Falls Into Uttarakhand Gorge

At least 25 people died after a bus carrying wedding guests fell into a gorge in Uttarakhand last night. Some 20 passengers were rescued in an all-night operation at the spot of the accident in the Pauri Garhwal area.

NDTV 5 Oct 2022 12:06 pm

Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Dhami meets Ankita Bhandari's parents

Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Dhami meets Ankita Bhandari's parents

The Times of India 30 Sep 2022 11:55 pm

Ankitas death and the tourism Uttarakhand does not need

On the morning of September 24, the body of Ankita Bhandari, a 19-year-old receptionist in the Vanatara Resort near Rishikesh, was found in a waterbody. She had been missing since the 18th of this month...

The Times of India 27 Sep 2022 10:38 pm

Uttarakhand Police receives post-mortem report of Ankita Bhandari

Uttarakhand Police receives post-mortem report of Ankita Bhandari

The Times of India 27 Sep 2022 5:49 pm

Uttarakhand Resort Murder: All the Details

The murder of 19-year-old receptionist Ankita Bhandari and the demolition of a resort in Uttarakhand has led to protests and the removal of a BJP leader. Here is everything you need to know about the incident, and what the police investigation and reports have revealed.

NDTV 26 Sep 2022 8:10 pm

Uttarakhand Resort Murder: Power, Politics And The Fight For Justice

The last rites of 19-year-old Ankita Bhandari were performed on Sunday amid huge protests and outrage. Ankita was an employee at a resort owned by former BJP leader Vinod Arya's son Pulkit - her body was recovered from a canal on Saturday morning. Reports suggest that Ankita was being pushed into prostitution at the resort. While Pulkit and two other employees at the resort have been arrested, Ankita's death triggered widespread protests against the Uttarakhand government. In this special ground report, NDTV speaks to protesters on the ground, who say they won't rest until the accused have been hanged.

NDTV 26 Sep 2022 7:24 pm

Blunt Force Trauma, Drowned: Draft Autopsy Report Of Murdered Uttarakhand Teen

The mother of a 19-year-old teen in Uttarakhand, whose murder sparked massive protests, has said her daughter was hastily cremated and she never got to see her body. She has accused the administration of tricking her into going to a hospital on the pretext of taking her to her daughter. News reports had earlier said the mother was admitted to a hospital as she was unwell. However, a video has now surfaced where she has claimed she was fine and was ferried to a hospital on a false pretext.

NDTV 26 Sep 2022 6:43 pm

Uttarakhand Murder: Why Are Women At Forefront Of 'Justice For Ankita' Protests?

The people of Uttarakhand are outraged after one of the daughters of the state was brutally murdered, Her crime: she was trying to get a job and support her family. The silver lining of the story, however, is that at the forefront of the protests demanding justice for Ankita Bhandari are women.

NDTV 25 Sep 2022 7:39 pm

Must Name And Shame VIPs Uttarakhand Teen Was Asked To Serve: AAP Leader

AAP's Jot Singh Bisht said that it is important to probe further into the Ankita Bhandari murder case but pertinently look into the VIP guests that she was allegedly asked to serve. He also said it was important to publicly name the guests.

NDTV 25 Sep 2022 7:07 pm

Uttarakhand Teen's Room Was Destroyed To Hide Evidence: Protester

Echoing similar questions as the ones that the protesters are having, a woman said that it is important to note that the act of bulldozing parts of the resort must be questioned. She further said that the motivation behind the act may be politically charged.

NDTV 25 Sep 2022 7:07 pm

Hang The Killers: Father Of Murdered Uttarakhand Teen Tells NDTV

The murdered Uttarakhand receptionist's father has called for the accused men to be hanged. He also demanded that the full autopsy report be made available to him immediately and the case be fast tracked. Speaking to NDTV, he said he had informed the cops on September 18 itself -- the day his 19-year-old daughter disappeared. The police did a good job with the investigation later, but the patwari (revenue officer) is to blame. He was lax in his work, he said, adding that he hasn't yet demanded any monetary compensation from the state.

NDTV 25 Sep 2022 3:32 pm

Uttarakhand Receptionist's Family Demands Postmortem Report, Refuses Cremation

Family members of the 19-year-old receptionist, whose murder has sparked protests in Uttarakhand, have raised questions on the government's action in the case and refused to cremate her body. Relatives and local residents blocked a highway in protest.

NDTV 25 Sep 2022 2:55 pm

Seedha Sadha : How Ex BJP Leader Described Son Accused Of Teen's Murder

Former BJP leader Vinod Arya, the father of the prime accused in Uttarakhand receptionist's murder case, today described his son Pulkit Arya as a Seedha sadha balak (a simple boy). Vinod Arya denied all allegations against Pulkit Arya and claimed his son was innocent.

NDTV 25 Sep 2022 12:22 pm

Uttarakhand Teen's Family Asks Why Resort Was Razed, Refuses Cremation

Family members of the 19-year-old receptionist, whose murder has sparked protests in Uttarakhand, have raised questions on the government's action in the case and refused to cremate her body. Questioning the state government's move to demolish the resort where the woman worked, her family has alleged that it was done to destroy evidence in the case in which the son of a senior BJP leader -- now expelled -- is the prime accused.

NDTV 25 Sep 2022 11:52 am

Emotions Running High: Uttarakhand Top Cop On Receptionist Murder

The murdered Uttarakhand woman, who was working as a receptionist at the now expelled BJP leader's son's resort in Rishikesh, was pressured by the resort owner and manager to provide special services to guests, top cop Ashok Kumar has told NDTV. Investigation based on the questioning of the accused and mobile chat history reveal that she was pressured to do wrong things, which she resisted, he said.

NDTV 25 Sep 2022 8:17 am

Uttarakhand Resort Murder: Teen Wanted To Earn A Living, But Her Life Is Cut Short

The murder of a 19-year-old teen who was working at a resort in Uttarakhand has shocked the nation. She was allegedly killed by the son of a BJP leader, who has now been sacked. She had come to Rishikesh from Pauri, looking for a job. However, the men allegedly tried to force her into prostitution. Angry locals have blamed the police for slow action since the accused's father is an influential person.

NDTV 24 Sep 2022 11:31 pm

Nothing New: BJP Leader On Uttarakhand Teen's Murder

BJP Leader Alok Vats said the murder of a 19-year-old girl in Uttarakhand allegedly by the son of expelled BJP leader Vinod Arya was othing new. He said the police will punish the guilty, even if influential or not doesn't matter. Following widespread outrage over the murder of a young girl allegedly by a senior BJP leader's son, the party today expelled the father and the brother of the accused. BJP leader Vinod Arya and the accused's brother Ankit Arya, who was also a party member, have been kicked out of the party following the accused Pulkit Arya's arrest after the murder.

NDTV 24 Sep 2022 10:37 pm

Uttarakhand Resort Was Crime scene, Shouldn't Have Been Demolished: Cop

Former DGP of Uttarakhand Aloke Lal said the resort where a 19-year-old woman was murdered was a crime scene and it should have been contained and not demolished. Following widespread outrage over the murder of a young girl allegedly by a senior BJP leader's son, the party today expelled the father and the brother of the accused. BJP leader Vinod Arya and the accused's brother Ankit Arya, who was also a party member, have been kicked out of the party following the accused Pulkit Arya's arrest after the murder.

NDTV 24 Sep 2022 10:37 pm