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October 14, 2017 11:55:49 IST
Army readying for next Chinese intrusion in UttarakhandSo far, the Central Sector has never seen active hostilities, remaining peaceful even through the 1962 war.A reason for the Central Sector having remained peaceful is the towering Himalayan watershed that defines the border.Ajai Shukla reports. In August, knife-edge diplomacy between New Delhi and Beijing managed to defuse a tense 71-day confrontation between border troops at Doklam, near the border tri-junction between India, China and Bhutan. But now, India is readying for possible Chinese ...
NGT paves way for Chardham highway projectThe National Green Tribunal (NGT) has paved the way for the NH-34 stretch of the PMO's ambitious Chardham highway widening project, that will connect Uttarakhand's holy sites, as it disposed of a plea that alleged that the project was violating provisions of ...
Septuagenarian sexually harasses minorA 78-year-old man allegedly sexually harassed a 14-year-old girl at a village in Chinyalisaur area of Uttarkashi district. The accused Banchu Lal perpetrated the crime on several occasions when the teenager's parents were out leaving the children at home, ...
Kids left attending classes in worn out school buildingsNon-allocation of funds for the repair of a school building, badly damaged in 2013 flash- floods, has forced its authorities to hold classes in another less dilapidated school in Uttarkashi district.