10 Feb 2016
New Delhi: In an effort to enhance disaster preparedness in India, tech giant Google yesterday announced public emergency alerts for floods in the country.
05 Feb 2016
Dehradun: Claiming that absence of rain for months in Uttarakhand destroyed crops on a large scale, opposition BJP yesterday asked Chief Minister Harish Rawat to declare it a drought-stricken state.
31 May 2015
New Delhi: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat today said that he has ordered an inquiry into the flood relief scam, adding that strict action would be initiated against those responsible.
26 Jun 2015
Dehradun: With the very first spell of monsoon showers damaging nearly half a dozen roads and bridges in Rudraprayag and Chamoli districts, choppers were today flown to the affected areas with a team of senior officials to assess conditions and ensure safety of Chardham pilgrims.
05 Jan 2016
Chennai: DMK activists held a protest demonstration here today and demanded a judicial inquiry into the release of surplus water from Chembarambakkam lake here and subsequent flooding in the city.
05 Jan 2016
Chennai: An eight-member inter-ministerial team deputed by the Centre to assess the flood damage in Tamil Nadu today met Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa who asked them to make an 'in-depth assessment' and submit its report to the Union Home Ministry 'expeditiously.'
11 Jan 2016
Ghaziabad: The Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) has issued notice to Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat for violating housing construction rules. Confirming the issuance of notice, GDA vice chairman Vijay Kumar Yadav said, “Yes, the notice has been issued for violation of housing construction rules”.
31 Dec 2015
Dehradun: Senior BJP member and Leader of Opposition in the state Assembly, Ajay Bhatt was today elected unopposed as new chief of the party's state unit as it prepares for the 2017 Assembly polls.
29 Dec 2015
York: British Prime Minister David Cameron visited the flood-hit historic city of York yesterday as cities, towns and villages across northern England battled to get back on their feet following devastating storms.
26 Dec 2015
Chennai: Trade grouping Ambattur Industrial Estate Manufacturers' Association has urged the Centre to allocate special corpous fund for the MSME entities who are facing crisis in the wake of the recent devastating floods.