17 Apr 2014
Mokpo (South Korea): Strong currents, rain and bad visibility hampered an increasingly anxious search on Thursday for 287 passengers, many thought to be high school students, still missing more than a day after their ferry flipped onto its side and sank in cold waters off the southern coast of South Korea.
16 Apr 2014
Dubai: Heaping praise on Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma, Coach John Wright said that the youngster was ‘one of most natural captains’ and under-estimating him as a leader would be a mistake.
16 Apr 2014
Seoul: A multi-storey ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students, sank off South Korea's southwest coast on Wednesday, leaving at least three people dead and 293 others missing, a official said.
15 Apr 2014
Dehradun: Dub it as the ramification of a clear-cut Modi wave or the fear of anti-incumbency of its ten-year rule at the Centre, the Congress leaders in Uttarakhand are hesitating to put their feet in the waters of general elections this time around.
11 Apr 2014
Mumbai: Uttarakhand, recovering from an unprecedented natural disaster last year, is all geared up to revive its tourism sector and pinning hopes on a good response to the annual Chardham Yatra beginning from May.
09 Apr 2014
Dehradun: Taking exception to Uttarakhand Assembly Speaker Govind Singh Kunjwal's campaigning in favour of Congress candidates for the Lok Sabha polls, the BJP on Wednesday said he cannot behave like an ordinary party worker as he occupies a Constitutional post.
03 Feb 2014
Dehradun: Two days after taking over as Uttarakhand Chief Minister, Harish Rawat on Monday visited the flash-flood-hit districts of Chamoli and Rudrapryag and said separate disaster management officials with administrative and financial powers will be appointed there to provide succor to people.
05 Mar 2014
Dehradun: A corpus fund of Rs 10 crore each will be given to the District Magistrates of Rudraprayag, Chamoli and Uttarkashi districts, which bore the brunt of last year's calamity, to ensure that road reconstruction work by the Border Road Organization (BRO) goes on uninterrupted on Char Dham pilgrimage route.
09 Apr 2014
New Delhi: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat's wife Renuka Rawat and former chief minister Vijay Bahuguna's son Saket Bahuguna figure in the list of Lok Sabha candidates from Uttarakhand, which was announced by the Congress on Wednesday.
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.