Gold Plating

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Uttarakhand Govt To Form Committee For Investigation Of Gold Plating At Kedarnath Temple

The Uttarakhand Government has decided to set up a high-level committee, under the chairmanship of the Garhwal commissioner, to probe allegations of a Rs 1.25 billion scam in gold plating the sanctum sanctorum of the Kedarnath temple. The state's Tourism, Religion and Culture Minister Satpal Maharaj said this on June 23. The Minister asked to have a technical expert as well as goldsmiths in the inquiry committee for investigation.

Sat, 24 Jun 2023 - 10:20 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Kedarnath Temple, Uttarakhand Government, Gold Plating, high level committee, Investigatopn

Courtesy: NDTV

Film City In Uttarakhand

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Uttarakhand To Soon Have Its Own Film City, Govt Directs Officials To Prepare Plan

Recently, the Uttarakhand Government announced to construct a film city of its own. On July 12, the Uttarakhand Government asked the concerned officials to hunt a suitable piece of land in the hill state. The Special Principal Secretary Abhinav Kumar held a meeting with the information department officials and asked them to prepare an action plan, to have fully equipped film city, for shooting in the State.

Wed, 13 Jul 2022 - 02:18 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Film City, National Film Training Institute, Uttarakhand Government, officials, Indian Cinema

Badrinath Temple

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Doors Of Badrinath Temple Opens With Adherence To COVID Protocols

The doors of Badrinath Temple opened on May 8, with flowers, light decorations, and the joy of devotees. The doors opened days after  Kedarnath Temple, which opened on May 6. The annual Chardham Yatra began on May 3. According to the Uttarakhand Government, 15,000 pilgrims are allowed daily at Badrinath temple, with a negative Covid-19 test report and vaccination certificate. Notably, the Char Dham Yatra started on May 3, 2022.

Sun, 08 May 2022 - 12:34 PM / by SARANNYA ACHARYA

Tags: Badrinath Temple, Uttarakhand Government, Chardham Yatra began, Kedarnath Temple, Uttarakhand Tourism

Courtesy: ANI

Char Dham

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Uttarakhand CM Dhami Announces Opening Of 'Yamunotri Dham'

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami declared that the "Yamunotri Dham" door will open on May 3. He further wished everyone a happy, pleasant, and devotional Char Dham Yatra. Yamunotri Temple is dedicated to sacred river Yamuna. The temple attracts thousands of devotees and tourists every year as it is a part of Char Dham along with Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath.  

Mon, 02 May 2022 - 07:59 PM / by SARANNYA ACHARYA

Tags: Uttarakhand, Uttarakhand Government, Yamunotri Dham, Chaar Dham Yatra, Uttarakhand Chief Minister

Courtesy: ANI

Pushkar Singh Dhami

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BJP Meeting To Form Uttarakhand Govt Is Underway

BJP leader Amit Shah, is scheduled to conduct Uttarakhand legislature meeting to discuss the formation of Uttarakhand government. Notably, acting CM Pushkar Singh Dhami is likely to become the Legislative Leader of Uttarakhand, even after losing against Congress leader in 2022 Assembly elections. It is to be noted, Uttarakhand MLAs are ready to vacant seats, to make way for Dhami. As per constitution, a MLA could be a CM.

Sun, 20 Mar 2022 - 04:51 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Pushkar Singh Dhami, Uttarakhand Government, Uttarakhand CM, Amit Shah, Legislative meeting

Courtesy: ANI

People outside Secretariat Association in Uttarakhand

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Uttarakhand Govt Orders 'No Work No Pay' For Employees On Strike

Uttarakhand Secretariat Association employees called for an indefinite strike, boycotting work from December 7, over various demands, including pay rise and insurance. In regard to this Uttrakhand Chief Secretary SS Sudhir issued a "no work, no pay" rule, directing concerned officials to deduct salaries of employees on strike. In addition, a case has been registered against unidentified people for restricting employees, willing to work at the… read-more

Wed, 08 Dec 2021 - 10:52 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Uttarakhand Government, Secretariat, FIR Registered, Uttarakhand Police, Modi Government

Courtesy: ANI

Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami

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Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami Inaugurates Projects Worth Rs 137 Crore

Uttrakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami, on December 5, inaugurated several development projects in the State. Projects worth Rs 137 crores were inaugurated at Udham Singh Nagar district in Kashipur, Uttarakhand. During the inauguration event, CM Dhami said, the projects aim to develop and enhance the State under the leadership of BJP. The inauguration came a day after, PM Narendra Modi inaugurated projects worth Rs 18,000 crores in Dehradun,… read-more

Sun, 05 Dec 2021 - 07:10 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Uttarakhand, Uttarakhand Government, Pushkar Singh Dhami, development projects, BJP

Courtesy: ANI

Narendra Modi

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PM Modi Wishes Uttarakhand On Foundation Day

PM Narendra Modi greeted Uttarakhand on the state's Foundation Day on November 9. Foundation Day is celebrated on November 9 as Uttarakhand was formed on this day in 2007. Modi also appreciated the development in the state in the last five years, while stating, "this decade is going to belong to Uttarakhand." Furthermore, Modi also wished for the state to… read-more

Tue, 09 Nov 2021 - 01:34 PM / by Nehal Surana

Tags: Uttarakhand, PM Narendra Modi, Foundation Ceremony, India, Uttarakhand Government

Courtesy: ANI

Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami.

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Uttarakhand CM To Donnate A Month's Salary Towards State CMRF

Chief Minister, Pushkar Singh Dhami announced on October 22 that he will be contributing his a month salary of October towards Uttarakhand's Chief Minister Relief Fund. Uttarakhand has witnessed a natural calamity, which has caused 64 deaths, and 11 are still missing. Furthermore, a disaster-relief camp has also been started by the Uttarakhand Police in collaboration with SDRF in Rudrapur city on October 22.

Sat, 23 Oct 2021 - 02:15 PM / by Nehal Surana

Tags: Uttarakhand, Uttarakhand Floods, Pushkar Singh Dhami, Uttarakhand Government, India

Courtesy: ANI

Uttarakhand Government: Char Dham Yatra Begins From September 18

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Char Dham Yatra Begins From September 18: Uttarakhand Govt

After the High Court's approval, the Uttarakhand government published the Char-Dham yatra Standard Operating Procedure, allowing devotees to begin their journeys to Gangotri, Yamunotri, Badrinath, and Kedarnath, from September 18. However, a vaccination certificate is mandatory for devotees who arrive in Uttarakhand, 15-days after taking a double dose of the vaccine. If a devotee has not received either of the doses, a negative RT-PCR report… read-more

Sat, 18 Sep 2021 - 11:52 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Dehradun, Char Dham Yatra, Uttarakhand, Uttarakhand Government

Courtesy: The Times of India