17 Apr 2015
Dehradun: Noting that a lot needs to be done to improve the condition of roads on Chardham yatra route, former Uttarakhand chief minister Bhagat Singh Koshiyari on Friday said the credit for all the good work done near Kedarnath shrine goes to the Nehru Institute of Mountaineering and not to the state government as it claims.
17 Apr 2015
London: Former all-rounder Andrew Flintoff has said England are as "strong as we've ever been" despite a miserable World Cup campaign.England were knocked out of the quadrennial event in the group stages, unable to beat a full-member nation in the six-week tournament.But Flintoff said he believes England are "on the cusp of something special" and that the early World Cup exit shouldn't weigh it down.
17 Apr 2015
Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh government on Friday claimed that the Centre has not yet released a single rupee for farmers' relief, a day after Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh asked the state to immediately distribute among farmers Rs 506 given to it for disaster relief.
31 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Assuring support to flood-hit farmers in Jammu and Kashmir, the Centre on Tuesday asked the state government to utilise Rs 209 crore available under the State Disaster Relief Fund (SDRF) to compensate them from any crop loss.
05 May 2014
Dehradun: Sacred portals of the Kedarnath temple were reopened to devotees amid elaborate rituals early on Sunday morning, about a year after the Himalayan shrine was marred by flash floods that had left hundreds of people dead and many others stranded.
06 Mar 2015
United Nations: Lauding India's improved disaster risk management and accuracy of its meteorological department, the UN has said timely warnings on cyclones have helped "dramatically" reduce mortality during natural calamities.
09 Mar 2015
Dehradun: The Badrinath highway was closed due to to heavy snowfall in Uttarakhand, officials said on Monday.
05 Nov 2013
Dehradun: Chants of Vedic hymns reverberated in the air amid light snowfall as the sacred portals of the Himalayan shrine of Kedarnath, which bore the brunt of the June calamity in Uttarakhand, were closed on Tuesday for winter.
23 Feb 2015
Dhaka: The death toll in Bangladesh's ferry disaster on Monday rose to 70 after divers recovered more bodies from the Padma River in which an overcrowded boat with over 150 passengers sank after colliding with a trawler.
27 Jan 2015
Karachi: If there is one team among the top eight at the World Cup which could either crash out embarrassingly in the first round or romp to the title, it's Pakistan.