23 Aug 2016
Lucknow: Flood situation on Tuesday worsened in Uttar Pradesh due to release of water from Nepal and adjoining states of Madhya Pradesh and Uttrakhand which led to further rise in water levels of major rivers. According to Central Water Commission (CWC), the Ganga is flowing above the danger marks at Fafamau and Chhatnag (both in Allahabad) besides in Mirzapur, Varanasi, Ghazipur and Ballia.
16 Aug 2016
Port of Spain: India batsman Rohit Sharma says he will never shy away from playing his natural game irrespective of the format he is playing.
02 Jul 2016
Dehradun: At least 14 bodies have been recovered so far from the debris in villages which were buried in a cloud burst in Uttarakhand, police said today. As many as 39 people were feared dead yesterday in the incident that occurred in six villages of Chamoli and Pithoragarh districts, the police said.
01 Jul 2016
New Delhi: Expressing grief over the loss of lives in torrential rains in Uttarakhand, Chief Minister Harish Rawat today announced a compensation of Rs two lakh each to families of the victims.
01 Jul 2016
Pithoragarh/Gopeshwar: Twelve persons were killed and 25 others were missing as torrential rains and landslides hit Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh and Chamoli districts in the wee hours today, burying villages in sludge with many residents trapped under the debris.
01 Aug 2016
New Delhi: The rainy season may affect the immune system, so it is important to keep yourself hydrated and eat lots of green vegetables, says an expert.
09 Jul 2016
Berlin: The specialised structure of coconut walls may help to design buildings that can withstand earthquakes and other natural disasters, a new study suggests.
19 Jul 2016
New Delhi: BJD and JD(U) members today demanded a separate Ministry to deal with natural calamities like flood and drought, even as they sought a more pro-active approach by the Centre in releasing funds to affected states.
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.
28 Jul 2016
Beijing: China today responded cautiously to the transgression by its troops in Uttarakhand, saying it needs to verify the "authenticity of the report" about incursion and asserted that PLA soldiers have always abided by agreements to maintain peace and stability along the border.