Congress stages protest against Citizenship Act in Haridwar


Congress workers in Uttarakhand’s Haridwar district on Tuesday staged a protest against the amended Citizenship Act and police action on students of Jamia Millia Islamia. Led by Jwalapur councilor Suhail Akhtar Qureshi and Congress city chief Sanjay Agarwal, the protesters raised slogans against the Centre. The two leaders claimed that the BJP is trying to polarise the country under the ...

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Missing Delhi journalist found dead in Haridwar


A journalist from Delhi, who had gone missing under mysterious circumstances, was found dead in this city of Uttarakhand on Monday, police said. The body of 56-year-old Anuj Gupta with two veins in the wrist of one hand slit was recovered from Pathri Powerhouse on Gangnahar canal, Jwalapur police station in-charge Yogesh Dev said. Gupta had gone missing on Saturday. ...

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Oxygen blast in Haridwar factory kills two


On Tuesday evening, the driver-operator was killed and three employees were badly injured in the explosion of an oxygen cylinder at the Driplex Water Engineering Private Limited Company in Siidul factory in Haridwar. The accident occurred when driver-operators were unloading cylinders from a vehicle which arrived from the industrial unit of Bahadarabad. The explosion was so severe that the walls ...

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Ganga crosses danger mark in Haridwar

Heavy rains in Uttarakhand over the recent days have flooded rivers in the state with the Ganga crossing the danger mark in Haridwar and flowing close to it in Rishikesh. At least 12 people were killed in rail-related incidents in the state, most of them in the early hours of Sunday. The Ganga is flowing above the danger mark at ...

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Ban on heavy vehicles in Haridwar


The police has completed their preparations for the fair of Mahashivaratri. From February 28, entry of heavy vehicles on Haridwar-Najibabad highway will be banned. Vehicles of Kanwars will be redirected in the Nildhara parking from Tuesday. The Kanwar Mela has started duly taking shape in the district. The fair will conclude on Mahashivaratri on March 4, starting from 25th of ...

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Death toll increases to 28 in Haridwar


DAINIK NATION BUREAU Death toll increases to 28 in Haridwar. As we know that people had consumed spurious liquor on February 7 and they were admitted into hospital. In which 22 people have lost their life. Taking cognizance on it, government has suspended the 13 officers, who were suppose to check supply of spurious liquor, with immediate effect. Sources said ...

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IIT Students lodged complaint against their Prof

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Two research students of IIT-Roorkee and a foreign scholar have lodged sexual harassment case against five professors of their institute on December 18. This was ascertained by the Haridwar SSP Ridhim Agarwal said. Two complaints were received on email and phone while one researcher lodged a formal complaint with the police last week, the SSP said. The ...

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SC rebukes Haridwar DM & SDM

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DAINIK NATION BUREAU The Supreme Court on Monday rebuked two officials of the Uttarakhand Government for “playing with orders of the court” and violating its direction on demolishing unauthorised buildings without giving any notice to the encroachers. The apex court said it was not inclined to accept the apology or the defence of the contemnor officials who had not shown ...

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CM Rawat reviews ‘Namame Gange’ project


Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat reviewed the “Namame Gange’ project at meeting held at secretariat on Tuesday. Under the ‘Namame Gange’, 32 projects are being run in 15 cities on the banks of Ganga river, while permission for Sewage Treatment Plants (STP) for Rispana and Bindal rivers of Dehradun were granted in the month of September. Under these projects, the ...

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Water pipe leakage affects 15000 in Haridwar


With the main line of drinking water damaged near the Laltharo bridge, the population of more than 15 thousand people craved for water all day. The line damaged during the road cutting of the Public Works Department. Due to damage to the line, water supply in many areas was interrupted. The employees have started the repair work. On the other ...

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