30 Apr 2016
Dehradun: Major forest fires raged today across Uttarakhand even as three teams of NDRF were deployed in Almora, Gauchar and Pauri and one team of SDRF in Nainital to extinguish the flames.
19 May 2016
Aranayaka, Sri Lanka: Hopes faded today for the survival of about 150 people trapped under the mud and rubble of two landslides in Sri Lanka, as heavy rain hampered rescue operations and the death toll from the disaster rose to 41.
18 May 2016
Colombo: More than 150 people are feared dead after they were buried under two landslides triggered by more than three days of heavy rain in central Sri Lanka, disaster officials said on Wednesday as rescuers raced to find survivors and recover the dead.
02 May 2016
New Delhi: Latest satellite imageries of Uttarakhand have reported that the forest fire has gone out in over 70 percent of the affected areas, even as the NDRF has deployed over 130 personnel to tackle the massive blaze.
12 Mar 2016
Hurricane Sandy caused more damage than any other storm in US history, with an economic impact in the region of USD 50,000 million. Hundreds of millions of geo-located tweets making reference to this topic were collected from 50 metropolitan areas in the US.
18 May 2016
Dehradun: Soaring temperatures in Uttarakhand reignited forest fires in the hill state today, with nearly 180 hectares of green cover gutted in the fresh fire incidents in Uttarkashi district.
23 May 2016
Dehradun: Ten labourers were killed and five others injured after landslide hit Chakrata area of the district in the wee hours today.
06 Mar 2013
A mild earthquake shook parts of Uttarakhand early on Wednesday. A slight intensity quake measuring 3.2 on the Richter Scale hit areas located along Uttarakhand-Nepal border in Pithoragarh district at around 10 am, MeT office Director Anand Sharma told reporters.
24 May 2016
New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation today began questioning Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat in an alleged political horse-trading case, in the wake of a "sting" video showing him offering bribes to buy legislative support in the state assembly.
26 May 2016
New Delhi: State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) today reported a 12 per cent rise in its March quarter net profit after the government exempted it from payment of fuel subsidy.