18 Jul 2014
Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat directed the officials to expedite removal of silt from major rivers so that populated areas located close to their banks are safe from flooding.
25 Jul 2014
Dehradun: The ruling Congress on Friday recorded clean sweep and bagged all three seats that went for by-poll. CM Harish Rawat retain Dharchula seat while two other candidates from party snatched Doiwala and Someshwar seats from the BJP.
21 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Monsoon deficit has come down to 31-32 percent with rains picking up in July across the country giving relief to farmers, the government said asserting that there is "no reason to be unnecessarily alarmist".
22 Jul 2014
Dehradun: About 50 percent of the electorate on Monday exercised their franchise in the by-polls to Dharchula, Doiwala and Someshwar Assembly seats in Uttarakhand where a total of 19 candidates, including Chief Minister Harish Rawat, are in fray.
19 Jul 2014
Hyderabad: Agriculture activities have picked up in Andhra Pradesh during the last one week following receipt of monsoon rains, though there is a 33 percent shortage in rainfall during the current sheriff season.
17 Jul 2014
New Delhi: India's monsoon has covered the entire country, the weather office said on Thursday, two days behind the normal schedule in a year that is forecast to bring below-average rains.
21 Jul 2014
Mumbai/Bangkok: Thailand is set to reclaim its status as the world's top rice exporter as weak monsoon rains curb India's crop, helping the Southeast Asian country's new military government offload bulging stockpiles.
24 Jul 2014
Panaji: A Goa Congress legislator on Thursday compared Prime Minister Narendra Modi to late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. Speaking during the monsoon session of the state assembly on a BJP-sponsored motion, Congress legislator Dabolim Mauvin Godinho congratulated Modi on becoming the prime minister and also lauded the former Gujarat chief minister's work ethics, strong leadership and his ability to think "out of the box".
17 Jul 2014
Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat arrived in Dehradun after he was discharged from AIIMS in Delhi. Rawat was admitted to the premier medical institute after he sustained a neck injury during a rough helicopter ride.
07 Jul 2014
New Delhi: With the arrival of monsoon season, the fear of our gadgets getting damaged in the rain becomes a cause of worry. As a result, we become extra alert regarding our devices. Here is a list of some waterproof devices: