Uttarakhand: Champawat Police arrested a Pakistani-American woman in Noida yesterday. "Court has dismissed her bail appeal. She will be sent in judicial custody," said Lokeshwar Singh, Champawat Superintendent of Police. (27.02)
Uttarakhand: A leopard with leg injury was rescued in Champawat; it is undergoing treatment at a rescue centre and will be released in forest area after recovery. (20.12.2020)
Uttarakhand: Traders in towns bordering Nepal say their businesses are hit due to closure of the Nepal border in wake of COVID-19. A shopkeeper in Banbasa, Champawat, says, "We demand that the govt opens the border so that businesses can return to normalcy." (05.10.2020)
Uttarakhand: Water level of Sharda Barrage in Banbasa of Champawat dist rises due to rise in the level of Sharda river following incessant rainfall. Officials say "We're monitoring. Water can affect 2 dists of the state & 10 dists of UP. People are being informed about situation"
Uttarakhand: District Magistrates of Champawat and Kanchanpur (Nepal) held talks at Banbasa check post in Champawat today. Champawat DM SN Pandey (pic 4) says, "The meeting had no fixed agenda. Some activities were noticed at the border, it was discussed in the meeting."
Tree plantation was done by people of Nepal near pillar 811 in the no man's area. Yesterday a meeting was held with officials from Nepal, they have assured that the plants will be removed: Lokeshwar Singh, Champawat Superintendent of Police #Uttarakhand (24.07.20)
Police and officials of Special Operations Group recovered two leopard skins in Champawat today, which were being brought from Lohaghat. Two people have been arrested in connection with the case: Champawat Superintendent of Police. #Uttarakhand
Uttarakhand: Nepali workers in Banbasa, Champawat protest against Nepal Government alleging that Nepal is not allowing them to return. Dayanand Saraswati, SDM says, "Around 500 people have gathered here, we have informed Nepal. We will work as per the instructions of DM".
Uttarakhand: 'Bagwal' stone pelting festival held in Champawat, part of a ritual to appease a local deity. More than 120 people injured. The festival is held every year at the temple of goddess Barahi on the occasion of #RakshaBandhan .