19 Nov 2014
Dehradun: Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Wednesday said Uttarakhand should have been given representation in the Union Cabinet but expressed confidence that Narendra Modi government will continue UPA's "policy of sympathy" towards Himalayan states especially Uttarakhand which was ravaged by unprecedented floods last year.
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.
20 Nov 2014
Dehradun: In a scathing attack on Congress government in Uttarakhand, former chief minister B C Khanduri on Thursday alleged that it was trying to make Lokayukta "toothless and ineffective" with the new legislation and lacked the will to fight corruption.
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.
07 Nov 2014
Jammu: The Doda-Batote National Highway was closed for vehicular traffic after a massive landslide damaged a large portion of the highway. The highway was blocked after a landslide hit it damaging a stretch of 100 meters (at Chakwa bridge, 9 kilometers short of Doda) last evening, Superintendent of Police, Traffic National Highway Sanjay Kotwal said.
13 Nov 2014
Dehradun: BJP MP from Pauri and former Chief Minister Bhuvan Chandra Khanduri has adopted Devli Bhanigram which lost 54 residents in last year's catastrophic deluge to develop it as a model village under Centre's ambitious Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana.
01 Nov 2014
Colombo: The search for victims buried in the deadly landslide in central Sri Lanka is still ongoing, the military said on Saturday.
12 Nov 2014
Dehradun: The state government on Wednesday put a ban on illegal transportation of animals from Uttarakhand's border districts to Nepal's Gadhimai Festival for sacrifice, in compliance with an interim order of the Supreme Court.
13 Nov 2014
Dehradun: Congress nominee Manorama Sharma Dobariyal was on Thursday declared elected unopposed from the only vacant Rajya Sabha seat in Uttarakhand.
01 Nov 2014
New Delhi: India has pledged Rs five million as immediate relief for victims of landslide in Sri Lanka and is also considering medium and long-term assistance.