Pithoragarh

Uttarakhand bypolls: BJP retains Pithoragarh seat

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The BJP on Thursday retained the Pithoragarh assembly seat in Uttarakhand, defeating its nearest rival Congress by more than 3,000 votes. Chandra Pant of the BJP polled 26,086 votes and Congress’ Anju Lunthi 22,819 votes, Pithoragarh District Magistrate cum returning officer V K Jogdande said. The bypoll to the seat was necessitated after the death of BJP MLA Prakash Pant ...

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3 labourers found dead in Pithoragarh

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Bodies of three labourers from Nepal with their genitals mutilated were found from an abandoned house in a forested area of Uttarakhand’s Pithoragarh district, police said on Sunday. The bodies were first seen on Saturday night by a woman who lives in nearby Madkharayat village, Superintendent of Police R C Rajguru said. It appears that the three Nepalese nationals were ...

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Tanakpur to get express train today

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DAINIK NATION BUREAU After a long wait, the Tanakpur people will get access to an enhancement in the railway services from February 27. An express train will now operate seven days a week here, said the North Eastern Railway public relations officer Rajendra Singh. Singh informed that under the Izzatnagar division of North Eastern Railway, train number 14369/14370 Bareilly-Singrauli-Bareilly (three ...

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Cold weather returns in Uttarakhand

In Pithoragarh headquarter, snowfall in Munsariyi have once again reduced the temperature. Hail fell in high altitude areas including headquarters on Monday evening. Here, in Munsiyari, rain started snowfall in lower Himalayan areas and low-lying areas. Snowfall occurred in the Munsiyari market in the evening. Once again the temperature has dropped due to snowfall. Munasiyari recorded minimum temperature of -2 ...

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Fresh snowfall in Munsiyari brings down temperature

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Tourist places around Munsariyari have recieved snowfall with Khaliyatop, Kalamuni, Baitulidahr getting heavy snowfall. There was tremendous snowfall in these areas late Thursday evening. Khaliyatop got 4 inches, 2 inches in Kalamuni and one inch snow fall in Baitulidahr. Due to the snowfall, the temperature has dropped sharply. The minimum temperature of Munasiyari has reached minus 1 and maximum of ...

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Naini Saini airport would be operational shortly

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Former chief minister and Udhamsinghnagar MP Bhagat Singh Koshyari had reclaimed that Naini saini airport would be operational shortly because technical glitches have been identified and would be addressed shortly. As we know that Trivendra Singh Rawat led Uttarakhand government had claimed that their government started regular flight between Dehradun to Naini saini airport in October. Now ...

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Tributes paid to martyred soldier in Pithoragarh

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The gallant soldier of village Badena (Bungli) of Tehsil Gangolihat of Pithoragarh, Rajendra Singh Bungla, who was posted in TA Jat battalion, Jammu & Kashmir, was martyred in an terrorist encounter. The mortal remains of Late Rajendra Bungla were brought to Pithoragarh army headquarters on Saturday by an army aircraft, where the Chief Minister Mr. Trivendra Singh Rawat, army and ...

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Dehradun-Pithoragarh air service begins

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Under the Udaan Project, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat jointly flagged off the trial landing of the air service from Jolly Grant Airport to Naini Saini, Pithoragarh on Monday. Home Minister said that considering the geographical location of Uttarakhand and expansion of air services to the border areas of the state ...

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UK tribals survive on chinese foodgrain

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Short supply of government ration appears to have forced tribals in some border villages of Uttarakhand’s Kumaon region to depend on Chinese foodgrain bought from Nepalese markets. “The quota of ration supplied by the state government falls short of our requirements. So much so that some of the villagers have had to depend on Chinese foodgrain bought ...

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Dehradun-Pithoragarh flight services to begin from Oct 8

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The flight between Dehradun and Pithoragarh will now start on October eight instead of seven. Although the final approval of the service from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation is not available now. Under the Udaan Scheme of the Central Government, Uttarakhand’s first affordable air service is proposed between Dehradun and Pithoragarh. On this route, Heritage Aviation will offer its ...

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