Tag: Haridwar

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WATCH | 'If Lucky, We Get Gold & Silver' | What Happens When Ganga Water Canal In Haridwar Is Dried Up

It’s an exciting time of the year for the people residing near the canal of River Ganga at Haridwar.Every year, during the Dussehra, the irrigation department closes the canal water flow for cleaning purpose.

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  • Thursday, 13 October 2022
Puri-Haridwar Kalinga Utkal Express derails; at least 23 dead

Muzaffarnagar: As many as 14 coaches of the total 23 coaches of Puri-Haridwar Kalinga Utkal Express derailed near Khatauli in Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh at around 5:50 pm this evening killing at least 23 passengers and seriously injuring more than 40 others. The train had left Puri on August 17 and was scheduled to reach […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
No waste dumping within 500 metres of Ganga: NGT

New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday ordered that there can be no landfill sites or garbage dumping within half-a-kilometre area of the Ganga between Haridwar in Uttarakhand and Unnao in Uttar Pradesh. The bench also announced a penalty of Rs 50,000 on anyone dumping waste near the river. During the hearing of a […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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NGT to inspect Ganga pollution itself

New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday decided to itself inspect the most polluted stretch of Ganga river, between Haridwar in Uttarakhand to Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh — to get the clear picture. The green panel has been hearing the 32-year-old case of pollution in the river since February 6, after the Supreme […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
M P Birla firm bags Rs 388 crore for Haridwar cable contract

Dehradun: Uttarakhand Power Corporation Limited (UPCL), the sole state-run electricity distribution company, has awarded a Rs 388 crore contract for underground cabling at Haridwar to Vindhya Telelinks Ltd, an M. P. Birla group company. With this, Haridwar is all set to become Uttarakhand’s first city where power lines will go underground by 2021. “After finalising […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
Odisha Govt's Pilgrimage Train To Leave From Balasore Tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: The Indian Railways will run a special train named as ‘Baristha Nagarika Tirtha Yatra’ which will carry senior citizens from Northern parts of Odisha to Haridwar under the Odisha government’s pilgrimage scheme. Odisha government will sponsor the pilgrimage and the special train will run on December 13 (Friday) from Balasore to Haridwar. While Indian […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Kumbh Mela: Lakhs Of Devotees Gather For Shahi Snan In Haridwar To Take Holy Dip
Kumbh Mela: Lakhs Of Devotees Gather For Shahi Snan In Haridwar To Take Holy Dip

Dehradun (Uttarakhand): Throwing caution to the wind amid rising cases of coronavirus, lakhs of people congregated Wednesday on the ghats in Haridwar to take a dip in the Ganga during…

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Kumbh Mela: Lakhs Take Dip In Ganga On Shahi Snan Amid Rising COVID19 Cases
Kumbh Mela: Lakhs Take Dip In Ganga On Shahi Snan Amid Rising COVID19 Cases

Haridwar: Amid rising coronavirus cases nationwide, a sea of saffron-clad seers and ash-smeared Nagas converged at Har ki Pairi in Haridwar for a holy dip in the Ganga during the…

  • Monday, 12 April 2021
Scolded By Mother, 11-Yr-Old Cycles To Haridwar

New Delhi: An 11-year-old boy went on to put Delhi police on its toes when he set off for Haridwar on his bicycle just because his mother scolded him. His parents approached the police at South Rohini police station, and a case of kidnapping was registered on Friday night. What followed was strenuous efforts by […]

  • Monday, 12 April 2021