25 Oct 2014
Dehradun: The sacred portals of Kedarnath and Yamunotri shrines in Garhwal Himalayas were closed on Saturday for winters after elaborate rituals held amid chanting of vedic hymns. Gates of Kedarnath, the most important of the four Himalayan shrines located in Uttarakhand were closed at 6 am for the season, the first after a devastating deluge ravaged large parts of Kedar Valley last year.
24 Oct 2014
Dehradun: The sacred portals of Gangotri dham, one of the four major Himalayan shrines located in Uttarakhand, were closed for winters on Friday amid chanting of vedic hymns.
12 Aug 2014
Dehradun: Five persons including two children were killed today in rain-related incidents in Uttarakhand which received light to medium rainfall in its various parts, resulting in landslides that also obstructed national highways in the hill state.
16 Aug 2014
Dehradun: Seven persons including a woman were killed here when three houses were buried in a landslide following heavy showers in the wee hours of the day, taking the toll to 24 in rain-related incidents in two days in Uttarakhand.
06 Oct 2014
Shillong: One person was killed when his car was buried in the debris following a heavy landslide in Ri-Bhoi district of Meghalaya which left several thousand people stranded for long hours, police said on Monday.
14 Oct 2014
Dehradun: Taiwan and Uttarakhand will jointly work in the field of food processing besides conducting cultural and educational exchange programmes with each other in the field of higher education.
06 Oct 2014
Dehradun: Chief Minister Harish Rawat has asked the Centre to relax the norms and include Uttarakhand in its ambitious project of setting up 100 smart cities across the country.
30 Sep 2014
Dehradun: Uttarakhand Police chief BS Sidhu on Tuesday favoured commissionerate system of police administration, saying it gives more legal powers to the force for better law and order in the state.
16 Sep 2014
Srinagar/Jammu: In a boost to relief efforts in the flood-ravaged Kashmir Valley, the Jammu-Sringar National Highway re-opened on Tuesday for traffic after remaining closed for 13 days due to landslides triggered by incessant rains. Engineers of Border Roads Organization (BRO) and Army restored the vital road link.
01 Sep 2014
Beijing: Eleven coal miners went missing after a rain-triggered landslide hit a county in southwest China's Chongqing municipality on Monday. The landslide occurred when employees with the Yongfa coal mine in Yunyang County, were transferring from their dormitory to a safe location after torrential rains lashed the area.