The Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) group and Volkswagen—the two auto major groups—have evinced interests in setting up new manufacturing facilities in Uttarakhand, claimed a government official from the hill state.

“We have received two proposals from the two auto companies (M&M and Volkswagen) for setting up new manufacturing facilities in the hill state,” said the official. The state-owned State Infrastructure and Industrial Development Corporation of Uttarakhand Limited (Sidcul), which is the nodal agency for industrialisation in the hill state, has promised the two companies it can provide land at Sitarganj where it is planning to develop a new industrial estate.

The World Health Organisation has removed India from the list of polio affected countries but the polio eradication certificate will be granted to the nation if no case of polio would be reported f

Deteriorating weather conditions seem to have triggered serious concern among farmers with their rabi crop of wheat being highly prone to diseases such as yellow rust that strike during this period

Gwaldam: There is a bizarre disconnect between the lives of people in this region and the electoral process, best exemplified by the crisis in agriculture.

The Uttarakhand Health Department has deployed the rapid action team in village Sultanpur and nearby areas of Haridwar district following nine more persons testing positive for dengue fever on Sunday. With this, the total number of dengue patients in the village rose to over 25, action team leader Gurnam Singh said.

With the launch of DOTS (Directly Observed Treatment, Short Course) Plus medicine for tuberculosis patients, Uttarakhand will become the first Himalayan State in the country to launch the service f

An eight-year-old girl was washed away as she tried to cross an overflowing nullah on her way to school in Tilwari Bur village of Kalsi near here while it was pouring heavily on Friday, the police said.

The State Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank laid the foundation for and inaugurated various development schemes costing more than `58 crore in Kashipur on Sunday.

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