Free Press Journal
  • Sushant Singh Rajput and Sara Ali Khan starrer Kedarnath postponed till 2019

    Ever since it was announced that Saif Ali Khan and Amrita Singh’s daughter Sara Ali Khan was all set to make her debut with Kedarnath, the audience is eagerly waiting to see the next-gen star on big screen. With Sushant Singh Rajput in the lead and Abhishek Kapoor as director, the film is a love story and being shot in Kedarnath in Uttarakhand.

  • Uttarakhand floods: After four years, 20 families still homeless

    Uttarkashi (Uttarakhand): Twenty families who were displaced during the 2013 floods in Uttarakhand have again approached the government in the hope that they will be resettled. The families, from Kafnaul village in Barkot area, yesterday met Uttarkashi District Magistrate Ashish Kumar Chauhan to apprise him of their situation.

  • PM Narendra Modi visits Kedarnath temple

    Dehradun: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday visited the Himalayan shrine of Kedarnath ahead of its closure for the next six months. This is his second visit to the shrine this year.

  • People living on China border our strategic assets: Rajnath Singh

    Joshimath (Uttarakhand) : Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said that people living along the China border were the country’s “strategic assets”, and directed the frontier guarding force ITBP to ensure that they did not migrate as this would put India’s security at risk.

  • Rajnath Singh to visit Sino-Indian border areas in Uttarakhand

    New Delhi : Home Minister Rajnath Singh will this week visit a Sino-Indian border area in Uttarakhand which has witnessed transgression by China’s People’s Liberation Army in the recent past, officials said.

  • President Ram Nath Kovind to begin his two-day Uttarakhand visit today

    New Delhi: President Ramnath Kovind will today begin his two-day visit to Uttarakhand starting to pay obeisance at the Himalayan shrines of Badrinath and Kedarnath besides worshipping the Ganga in Haridwar. It will be President Kovind’s first visit to the state after assuming office.

  • Demonestised notes and drugs without labels seized from Dera

    Sirsa (Har) : A luxury car without a registration plate and old currency notes were on Friday seized from the headquarters here of the Sacha Sauda Dera, a sect whose head is in jail after being convicted for rape, an official said.

  • UP CM Yogi suggests NIA-state agency meeting every six months

    Lucknow : For effective coordination between the NIA and state agencies, there should be a meeting between them every six months to exchange information and fill gaps, if any, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Sunday. “There should be a meeting of NIA with state agencies every six months for exchange of information. There should be better coordination among different agencies,” he said. Emphasising on the need to make “our

  • 54 IAS officers get notice for not attending flag hoisting

    Dehradun: As many as 54 IAS officers in Uttarakhand have been served show cause notices for not attending the flag hoisting event here on Independence Day, official sources said today. The list of officers who have been given show cause notices include those of the rank of principal and additional secretaries, the sources said. It is for the first time after the creation of Uttarakhand that such a drastic step has been

  • Rescue operations continue in Uttarakhand

    Dehradun: Three days after a cloudburst triggered a flash flood in Uttarakhand’s Pithoragarh district, rescue operations are still underway, officials said on Wednesday.

  • Former Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat escapes unhurt after two-wheeler hits him

    Dehradun: Former Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat escaped unhurt after he was hit by a motorcycle here. The driver lost control of the vehicle and it hit the Congress leader, who was taking a stroll outside his residence in the Rajpur area last evening, according to Rawat’s spokesperson Surendra Kumar. The Congress leader though escaped the incident unhurt, said Kumar. A crowd had gathered after the incident, said Kumar, adding that Rawat

  • Presidential poll sees near 100% voting

    New Delhi: The election to choose Indias 14th President saw almost 100 per cent voting on Monday with Lok Sabha Secretary and Returning Officer Anoop Mishra terming it “probably the highest turnout ever”.