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Haridwar: City in Uttarakhand, India
Haridwar is a city and municipal corporation in the Haridwar district of Uttarakhand, India. With a population of 228,832 in 2011, it is the second-largest city in the state and the largest in the district.

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Case of Haridwar’s vanishing seers


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Mahant Narendra Giri death case: Anand Giri arrested as name surfaces in suicide note

Anand Giri was arrested from Haridwar with the help of Uttarakhand Police and a further investigation into the matter is underway.
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Human skull in luggage, flyer says ‘was going to immerse in Haridwar’


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Amid COVID-19, Haridwar administration issues new SOPs for immersion of ashes

People coming to immerse the ashes will have to show a negative report of RT-PCR 72 hours before.
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HC: Meat ban matter of fundamental rights, not of majority vs minority

In a country where 70% of the population eats non-vegetarian food, the matter of banning meat is one that concerns the fundamental rights of citizens and isn’t a majority versus minority issue, the..
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Guru Purnima 2021: Devotees need negative Covid-19 report in Haridwar, only 'symbolic snan'

Devotees will be allowed in Haridwar if they produce a negative RT-PCR report not older than 72 hours, but they won't be allowed in the 'snan'
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‘Can’t play around with lives’: Pushkar Dhami calls off kanwar yatra

“At a time when the threat of Covid-19 is still looming and a case of the Delta-plus variant has also been reported from Uttarakhand, we cannot allow Haridwar to become a hotbed of the pandemic,”..
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Devotees in Haridwar say 'not scared of coronavirus', openly flout COVID-protocols

While medical experts say that the nation is not yet out of the woods, some defiant tourists say they are not scared of the COVID-19.
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Kumbh fake tests: FIR against private agency, 2 labs

Haridwar police on Thursday filed an FIR against Delhi-based Max Corporate Services — the private agency under the scanner for conducting nearly one lakh fake Covid tests during the Kumbh Mela in..
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Firm in dock for fake Kumbh tests has tin shed ‘office’, gave wrong addresses

A private agency, which was awarded the contract for Covid testing in key areas of the Kumbh mela in Haridwar and is now under scanner for conducting 1 lakh fake tests, had submitted dubious office..
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1 lakh Covid-19 tests during Kumbh festival fake: Report

Just days after a preliminary probe by the Uttarakhand health department suggested that many of the four lakh Covid test results issued during the Kumbh festival in Haridwar were fake, a detailed..
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135 fresh undisclosed deaths in Uttarakhand hospitals

Close on the heels of the Covid care centre (CCC) at Baba Burfani Hospital in Haridwar not disclosing 65 deaths, unrecorded fatalities in hospitals across Uttarakhand are now tumbling out — from..
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No record of 65 deaths at Haridwar Covid facility

The Uttarakhand state health department has issued a notice to Baba Barfani Hospital in Haridwar — set up as a dedicated Covid healthcare centre to cater to patients during Kumbh — for hiding..
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Covid-19: Unable to get ICU beds in two govt hospitals, Kumbh seer dies in Haridwar

A 70-year-old seer attending the Maha Kumbh died of Covid-19 at a Covid care centre in Haridwar after he was allegedly turned away by both AIIMS Rishikesh and Government Doon Medical College (GDMC) for..
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Kumbh: 30 sadhus in Haridwar test positive for Covid-19

Amidst the ongoing Kumbh in Haridwar, 30 sadhus in the city have tested positive for Covid-19, said the Chief Medical Officer on Friday. Speaking to ANI, Haridwar Chief Medical Officer Dr SK Jha said,..
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Kumbh 2021: 2,167 COVID-19 cases in Haridwar in last five days, Mela to continue

Around 14 lakh devotees took a holy dip in the River Ganga at the Haridwar Mahakumbh on Wednesday.
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K'taka govt asks Kumbh Mela returnees to isolate themselves and undergo Covid test

The Karnataka government has asked those returning from Kumbh Mela at Haridwar to getthemselves quarantined and get tested for coronavirus infection.
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Haridwar Kumbh 2021: Holy city reports more than 1,000 COVID-19 cases over the past 48 hours

Over the past two days, Haridwar logged 1,002 new infections (408 on Monday, 494 on Tuesday), taking the city's active caseload to 2,812.
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Over 100 pilgrims, 20 seers test +ve in Maha Kumbh

At least 102 pilgrims and 20 seers have tested positive for Covid-19 as religious heads have refused to get tested, wear masks and not follow social distancing norms at the Maha Kumbh Mela in Haridwar...
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'Coronavirus could not stop me': Millions of Indians travel to celebrate religious festival

'coronavirus could not stop me': millions of indians travel to celebrate religious festival
They have gathered in their millions in the temple town of Haridwar, in Uttarakhand.
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Kumbh Mela 2021: Haridwar all set for second Shahi Snan of Maha Kumbh today, Nepal king to participate

Nepal's last King Gyanendra Veer Vikram Singh on Sunday arrived in Uttarakhand's Haridwar to participate in the ongoing Kumbh festivities.
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Control of Uttarakhand shrines to go back from babus to priests: CM at VHP meet

At the Vishwa Hindu Parishad’s margdarshak mandal meeting at Haridwar, chief minister Tirath Singh Rawat on Friday said that the Uttrakhand government would denotify 51 temples, including Char Dham..
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FACT CHECK: Centre didn't call Kumbh Mela a super spreader, Health Ministry thrashes media houses

leading media house of the country had quoted the Centre as saying that the ongoing Kumbh Mela in Haridwar is a COVID super-spreader.
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Kumbh duration curtailed to 1 month for first time; Covid negative report must for pilgrims

The duration of Kumbh Mela in Haridwar has been curtailed to just one month for the first time in its history in view of a recent surge in Covid-19 cases and it has been made mandatory for pilgrims to..
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Covid -ve report not needed for Kumbh, says new Uttarakhand CM

CM Tirath Singh Rawat in one of his first interviews after taking over as Uttarakhand’s new CM, told TOI on Saturday that pilgrims would not need to bring RTPCR Covid-19 test report while coming for..
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Kumbh Mela 2021: People violating COVID-19 SOPs to be prosecuted, details inside

The Kumbh Mela will take place from April 1 to 30 in Haridwar this year amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
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Uttarakhand gets all-women anti-terrorism commando squad

Twenty-two women now form Uttarakhand’s first all-women elite commando force for anti-terrorist and counter-insurgency operations. On Tuesday, Uttarakhand Police formally inducted the all-women..
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Maha Kumbh Mela 2021: Guidelines you need to know before attending pilgrimage

Every person lodging in Ashram or Dharamshala must get an RTPCR COVID-19 negative test report, done 72 hours ahead of reaching Haridwar.
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Chamoli flood: Uttarakhand Police issue advisory, urges people to 'have patience'

"Water level at Srinagar may rise to 536.00 m at 16:00 hrs. at Rishikesh, the water level may rise to 340.50 m at 20:00 hrs and Haridwar the water level may reach 294.00 m at 21:00 hrs. The Danger..
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Glacier breaks off in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district, causing flash flood in Dhauli Ganga

A glacier burst in Raini area of Chamoli in Garhwal Himalayas of Uttarakhand on Sunday damaged the Tapovan- Vishnugad hydropower plant. A flood of water was seen gushing down the Ganga river. A high..
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Glacier breaks in Uttarakhand's Chamoli, Haridwar, Rishikesh on alert - Watch

According to ANI, the incident was reported from Raini village in Tapovan area of Chamoli district.
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Kumbh Mela 2021: Railways to restart 18 trains in Haridwar from Jan 10; check complete list

The Indian Railways has started several special trains that will transport the devotees to Haridwar.
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Kumbh Mela 2021: First Shahi Snan on Mahashivratri, all you need to know about world's largest religious festival

Kumbh Mela is going to start from January 14 and will continue till April 2021 in Haridwar.
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Low-intensity earthquake hits Uttarakhand, epicentre near Haridwar

As per the National Centre for Seismology, tremors were felt at 9:41 am at a depth of 10 kilometers, about 22 kilometers west-northwest of Haridwar.
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COVID-19: Uttarakhand bans holy dip in Ganga on Kartik Purnima; seals Haridwar border till Nov 30

This year, devotees coming from other states shall not be allowed to enter Haridwar to combat the COVID-19 spread.
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Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat says Kumbh Mela in Haridwar to be held despite COVID challenges

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said that despite the practical problems that COVID-19 will be in its divine form.
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Upper Ganga Canal closed for repairs ahead of 2021 Haridwar Kumbh Mela, water supply in NCR, western UP to be hit

The Upper Ganga Canal will remain closed from October 15 to midnight of November 15 for repair and maintenance work ahead of Haridwar Kumbh 2021.
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PM Modi inaugurates projects worth Rs 521 crore under Namami Gange Mission in Uttarakhand

The Prime Minister inaugurated several sewage treatment plants and their upgradations today located in Haridwar, Rishikesh, among other regions. A Ganga Museum, to showcase the river rejuvenation..
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In big push to clean Ganga, PM Modi to inaugurate 6 mega projects in Uttarakhand under Namami Gange today

These projects include construction of a 68 MLD sewage treatment plant (STP), upgradation of the existing 27 MLD at Jagjeetpur in Haridwar and construction of an 18 MLD STP at Sarai in Haridwar.
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Kumbh Mela 2021 to be held in Haridwar on schedule: Uttarakhand CM

The Kumbh Mela will be held in Haridwar as scheduled in 2021, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said on Wednesday
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Haridwar: 150 employees of Hindustan Unilever test positive for coronavirus

At least 150 employees of multinational company Hindustan Unilever in Uttarakhand's Haridwar have tested positive for coronavirus.
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Kanwariyas barred from entering Haridwar; 14 days quarantine on arrival

Kanwar Yatra is an annual pilgrimage of Lord Shiva's devotees known as Kanwars, who visit Haridwar, Gaumukh and Gangotri in Uttarakhand and Sultanganj in Bihar to fetch holy waters of the River Ganga..
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States wary of crowds, major shrines to stay shut for now

A day after the Union home ministry’s “Unlock 1” plan provided the green signal for places of worship to reopen on June 8, Uttarakhand was the only state to officially spell out on Sunday that..
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From Hollywood to Haridwar, people have paid serious attention to yoga during pandemic, says PM Modi


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Lockdown filter: Ganga water at Haridwar is ‘fit for drinking


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Covid-19: Ganga aarti at Haridwar, Kashi closed to public

The famous Ganga aarti of Varanasi, which is a prime attraction for domestic and foreign tourists, will now be conducted by just one priest, and without any public participation, with the Varanasi..
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'Musical chairs done right': Twitter reacts after people resorted to chair fight during Qawwali event in Haridwar

'Popcorn please'
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RSS to convene meeting of Pracharaks in Haridwar from Oct 31

RSS leaders Mohan Bhagwat, Bhaiyyaji Joshi, Dattatreya Hosabale and Krishna Gopal will be present at the meeting which is held once in five years.
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Uttarakhand: Molester beaten up by brave girl in Haridwar

The accused was also beaten up by the passersby after they saw the girl beating the eve-teaser.
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Govt working more on paper, less on ground, says 11-year-old Indian climate activist

While the world is going gaga over teenage environment activist Greta Thunberg's thought-provoking speech on rising emissions, few are aware that an 11-year-old Indian girl was among 16 child..
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