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.
29 Dec 2015
Washington: NASA has released an image of a relatively fresh landslide on Mars that shows boulder-covered landslip along a canyon wall.
21 Dec 2015
Beijing: At least 91 people, including 32 women, have gone missing after a massive landslide struck an industrial estate in China's Shenzen city, prompting government to step up rescue efforts in one of the country's worst urban disasters.
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.
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”.
07 Dec 2015
Shimla: The Kiratpur-Manali National Highway was today blocked due to a massive landslide near Hanogi in Mandi district of Himachal, about 180 Km from here.
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.
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.
24 Dec 2015
The month of February witnessed many events, but the most highlighted one was Delhi Assembly polls where Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP registered thumping victory by winning 67 seats in 70-member Assembly House. Other major events include Govind Pansare murder case and Union Budget 2015-16.
12 Nov 2015
Yangon: Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition party is on the verge of a formal victory today, as incoming results from Myanmar's historic polls pointed to a landslide win for the pro-democracy crusader and a resounding rejection of military rule.