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Uttarakhand: State in northern India
Uttarakhand, also known as Uttaranchal, is a state in the northern part of India. It is often referred to as the "Devbhumi" due to its religious significance and numerous Hindu temples and pilgrimage centres found throughout the state. Uttarakhand is known for the natural environment of the Himalayas, the Bhabar and the Terai regions. It borders the Tibet Autonomous Region of China to the north; the Sudurpashchim Province of Nepal to the east; the Indian states of Uttar Pradesh to the south and Himachal Pradesh to the west and north-west. The state is divided into two divisions, Garhwal and Kumaon, with a total of 13 districts. The winter capital of Uttarakhand is Dehradun, the largest city of the state, which is a rail head. Bhararisain, a town in Chamoli district, is the summer capital of Uttarakhand. The High Court of the state is located in Nainital.

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Uttarakhand jolted by 4.5 magnitude earthquake, tremors felt in Delhi | Oneindia News *News [Video]

Uttarakhand jolted by 4.5 magnitude earthquake, tremors felt in Delhi | Oneindia News *News

An earthquake of 4.5 magnitudes jolted the hill state of Uttarakhand on Sunday. The tremors were felt in the national capital Delhi also. #Earthquake #Uttarakhand #Uttarkashi

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PM Modi launches ‘Rozgar Mela’ employment drive for 10 lakh people | Covid-19 | Oneindia News*News [Video]

PM Modi launches ‘Rozgar Mela’ employment drive for 10 lakh people | Covid-19 | Oneindia News*News

PM Modi addresses Covid's ‘side-effects’ on employment at massive job fair launch; Political strategist Prashant Kishor today challenged Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar; Supreme Court directs..

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Supreme Court directs 3 states to treat hate speeches as criminal cases | Secularism | Oneindia News [Video]

Supreme Court directs 3 states to treat hate speeches as criminal cases | Secularism | Oneindia News

Yesterday, the Supreme Court told three states that the country is secular and directed three states to take action against people who deliver hate speeches. The apex court directed Delhi, Uttar..

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Uttarakhand government brings big police reform post Ankita Bhandari case | Oneindia News*News [Video]

Uttarakhand government brings big police reform post Ankita Bhandari case | Oneindia News*News

Yesterday, Uttarakhand government decided to bring all revenue police areas under the ambit of the regular police, weeks after the Ankita Bhandari M-urder case. #AnkitaBhandariCase..

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Uttarakhand :Rajnath Singh performs Shastra Puja at Auli Military Station | Oneindia news * news [Video]

Uttarakhand :Rajnath Singh performs Shastra Puja at Auli Military Station | Oneindia news * news

Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday performed ‘Shashtra Puja’ to mark the celebrations of Vijaya Dashami, or Dussehra. Singh performed the rituals with the weapons at the Auli Military..

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Two days after the forest department's botched "rescue operation" caused a tigress, which had strayed into Almora on Monday, to bleed to death, the National Tiger Conservation Authority has sought a..
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High drama unfolded in Almora on Monday night as an Uttarakhand forest department team chased a tigress that had strayed from the jungles and dashed into a market place. Panic-stricken locals and..
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Strong likelihood of big earthquake in Himalayan region, need to prepare better: Scientists

Scientists on Wednesday said there is a strong possibility of a major earthquake in the Himalayan region and underlined the need for better preparation to minimise the damage to life and..
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BREAKING: Another earthquake hit India, tremors felt in Uttarakhand

The depth of the earthquake was 5 km below the ground, the National Centre for Seismology reported on Wednesday morning.
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Sikh brothers donate 12 acres to needy farmers in Uttarakhand


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Supreme Court allows 30% job quota for Uttarakhand women

The Supreme Court on Friday allowed the Uttarakhand government to continue with its 16-year-old decision granting 30% horizontal reservation in public employment exclusively to state-domiciled women..
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Weather update: IMD predicts heavy rainfall, cyclonic circulation over Tamil Nadu, Punjab, Uttarakhand and more

IMD informed that a cyclonic circulation lies over Tamil Nadu and neighbourhood which will cause moderate to heavy rainfall.
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Uttarakhand cancels psychiatry test for MBBS students


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Psychiatry test for medical seat in Uttarakhand college

As word spread and students began raising questions, authorities clarified that “having a mental health condition” won’t get in the way of a student’s admission, “it will simply help the..
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Uttarakhand man marries lover he met on social media, she turned out to be transgender on 'suhagraat'

Uttarakhand: The man has alleged that a person of the third gender demanded lakhs of rupees to divorce him.
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Uttarakhand set to rename all places, roads, buildings with British ring


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All symbols of colonialism will be renamed in Uttarakhand: CM Pushkar Singh Dhami


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Aim is to ensure progress of far-flung areas to fulfil country’s security needs: Rajnath

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PM Modi to visit soldiers in border village of Mana in Uttarakhand on Diwali

Continuing his tradition to spend Diwali with the troops, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit soldiers in the border village of Mana in Uttarakhand on October 24.
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Tribal community in Uttarakhand gifts PM Modi 'Bhoj Patra'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was gifted a unique 'Bhoj Patra' on Friday by the tribal community from border regions of Joshimath during his visit to Uttarakhand.
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'Four-lane expressways from Delhi, drone delivery system': PM Modi's vision for Kedarnath, Badrinath

PM Modi offered prayers in Kedarnath and Badrinath temples and talked about the future of Uttarakhand during his address.
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PM Modi offers prayers at Kedarnath temple, lays foundation stone for ropeway project

Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered prayers at the famous Kedarnath temple in Uttarakhand's Rudraprayag district and laid the foundation stone for the Gaurikund-Kedarnath ropeway project on Friday...
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Uttar Pradesh: 8 terror suspected arrested by ATS for links with Al-Qaeda

Eight suspects were arrested by police from various locations in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, according to officials.
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Parts of Uttarakhand, UP, Madhya Pradesh, and coastal Andhra may experience thunderstorms and swift winds.
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IMD weather update: Heavy rainfall in UP, Uttarakhand and other states, check full forecast

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10 more bodies recovered from Uttarakhand avalanche site


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Uttarakhand avalanche tragedy: 12 bodies found, toll now 16

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Uttarakhand: 15 avalanche-hit climbers rescued, 27 still missing

A day after a massive avalanche barrelled into a group of 61 mountaineers of Uttarkashi-based Nehru Institute of Mountaineering (NIM) during a training expedition to the Draupadi ka Danda peak in..
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Uttarakhand bus accident top updates: 32 died, 18 injured, says SDRF

Uttarakhand bus accident: SDRF has completed the rescue operation.
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Uttarakhand: Snake on the road caused Pauri Garhwal accident, says report; 25 dead

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Saddened by loss of lives in bus accident in Uttarakhand: President Droupadi Murmu

"Saddened by many casualties when a bus fell into a valley in Pauri Garhwal, Uttarakhand. My deepest condolences to the families who lost their loved ones in this accident. I wish the injured a speedy..
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Uttarakhand: 25 found dead, 21 rescued as bus carrying marriage party falls into gorge in Pauri Garhwal

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Elephants get Shivalik habitat back as Uttarakhand drops airport expansion plan


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Video: Huge avalanche near Kedarnath temple in Uttarakhand, no damage reported

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Two villages in Pauri, hours apart, give 'back-to-back' defence chiefs

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Ankita murder case: Lawyers from Uttarakhand's Kotdwar refuse to represent accused, bail hearing deferred

The matter will now come up for hearing on October 6, when the judicial custody of the three accused will get over.
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Uttarakhand receptionist murder case: Efforts on to identify VIP guest mentioned in victim's chat

The victim had mentioned in a chat with a friend that she was asked to offer "extra service" for money to a VIP guest at the Uttarakhand resort.
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Ankita Bhandari murder case: Demolition of resort destroyed crucial evidence, says former Uttarakhand police chief

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The jail administration in Uttarakhand's Haldwani has come up with a unique idea to help people ward off "bad karma" - for a nominal fee of Rs 500 per night in prison.
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Ankita Bhandari murder case: Congress hits out at BJP, PM Modi over silence on Uttarakhand killing

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Uttarakhand teen murder: Govt shuts down five resorts for flouting norms, CM Dhami orders in-depth investigation

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