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.
22 Jul 2014
New Delhi: State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) will fast-track development of natural gas discoveries in its Krishna Godavari basin block with first gas planned no later than April 1, 2018.
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.
16 Jun 2014
New Delhi: The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) on Monday moved the Supreme Court seeking its approval to go ahead with construction of 171 MW power project in Uttarakhand, which was stayed along with 23 other hydro projects by it after last year's natural disaster in the state.
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.
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.
16 Jun 2014
New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has sought dismissal of the Congress government in Uttarakhand while accusing it of failing to carry out its duty of handing over bodies to the next of kin and not undertaking rehabilitation works even a year after the flash flood tragedy in the hill state.
15 Jul 2014
Chennai: The December 2004 tsunami sparked a debate in the Tamil Nadu Assembly with Chief Minister Jayalalithaa asserting she had extended aid and succour to the affected, while DMK chief Karunanidhi had not even visited his constituency, which was also hit by the disaster.
11 Jul 2014
Kolkata: The institutional framework for disaster management in West Bengal is weak because of deficient functioning of the State Disaster Management Authority, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has noted.
16 Jul 2014
Dehradun: The annual Hindu pilgrimage of Char Dham that takes devotees to Gangotri, Yamunotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath shrines was halted on Wednesday following heavy rain in Uttarakhand, officials said.