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Helicopter Rides To Be Chargeable During Rescue Operations In Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand Civil Aviation Development Authority on Saturday issued a notification that stated the passengers would be charged for availing helicopters during rescue operations at the time of disas...

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The man-eating leopard(s) of Rudraprayag

It’s 100 years since a leopard that would become “the best-hated and most-feared animal in all India”, in Jim Corbett’s words, made its first human kill. It went on to kill at least 124 more, at a ...

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Tiger poaching enquiry report holds Uttarakhand forest officials responsible for laxity

In a poaching incident, on March 13, 2016, five tiger skins, and 136 kilograms of tiger bones were recovered from Haridwar district’s Shyampur area. An enquiry report of a tiger poaching incident f...

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Priests Can't Deny Religious Rights To Dalits, Tribals, Says High Court

No priest can bar devotees belonging to the scheduled caste or scheduled tribe sections from performing worship at a temple, the Uttarakhand High Court held today.

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Uttarakhand Chief Minister Promises Death Penalty In Rape Of Minors

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat today said the state government will make provisions for sending rapists of minor girls to the gallows.

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Leopard returns to house where it mauled a girl, trapped

The forest officials in Uttarakhand on Thursday trapped a female leopard, suspected to have attacked children in three separate incidents, after the animal returned to an area where it had mauled a...

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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.