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Jawan injured in Pakistan firing, dies

Naik Jagadish (34) was the resident of Chamoli district in Uttarakhand and is survived by his wife and two young children, the officer said.

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UP Divas: How Uttar Pradesh got its name

The Uttar Pradesh government Wednesday celebrated for the first time the state’s foundation day, the day when the erstwhile United Provinces was rechristened Uttar Pradesh in 1950, but very few peo...

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Suicide threats becoming fashion: Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Rawat

Facing suicide threats by people across Uttarakhand after transporter Prakash Pandey consumed poison at the Dehradun BJP office, CM Trivendra Singh Rawat Tuesday said such threats were becoming a “...

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Suicide threats have become ‘fashion’, says Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Rawat

At least 11 persons in past two weeks have threatened of committing suicide if their demands were not met.

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Collegium sends Indu Malhotra, K M Joseph's name as SC judges

The Supreme Court collegium has sent to the Centre the names of senior advocate Indu Malhotra and Uttarakhand High Court Chief Justice K M Joseph for their appointment as judges of the apex court, ...

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Santoshi upsets fancied Sanjita

M Santoshi of Railways upset her team-mate and favourite K H Sanjita Chanu to clinch the gold in the womens 53kg category at the national weightlifting championship here on Monday. Santoshi, who fi...

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Uttarakhand, formerly Uttaranchal, is a state in the northern part of India. It is often referred to as the "Land of the Gods" due to the many holy Hindu temples and pilgrimage centres found throughout the state.