20 Nov 2013
Dehradun: Relaxing admission norms for children hit by the June natural calamity, the Uttarakhand government will give them admission in Rajiv Gandhi Navoday Vidyalayas without an entrance test while those orphaned in the tragedy will be given free education.
19 Jun 2014
New Delhi/Dehradun: The Uttarakhand Meteorological Department has denied reports of having issued high alert in Uttarkashi just a day after it was reported that Bhagirathi River is in spate due to severe rainfall over the past few days.
02 Jul 2014
Dehradun: Congratulating the people on implementation of the Food Security Scheme in the state, Chief Minister Harish Rawat said Uttarakhand is one of the first states in the country where the scheme has been implemented.
07 Jan 2014
New Tehri: Local youths, rendered jobless in the wake of last year's calamity in Uttarakhand, will be given priority in recruitment to the State Disaster Relief Force, Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna said.
30 Jun 2014
Dehradun: Seeking liberal funding from the Centre to address the situation in calamity-ravaged areas of Uttarakhand, Chief Minister Harish Rawat has demanded an additional assistance of Rs 4,000 crore for carrying out the third phase of reconstruction and rehabilitation.
14 Jun 2014
Dehradun: Ever since he stepped down as chief minister of Uttarakhand, nothing seems to be going right for Vijay Bahuguna. The senior Congress leader received widespread flak over his role in dealing with the natural disaster, which hit the state last year.
22 May 2014
Seoul: South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Thursday nominated former Supreme Court justice Ahn Dai-hee for the post of prime minister as the incumbent offered to resign to take responsibility for last month's ferry sinking disaster, the presidential office said.
10 Sep 2013
New Delhi: Industry body FICCI said that it has constituted a task force in an attempt to rehabilitate flood-ravaged Uttarakhand by building affordable houses, imparting skill training to the state's youth and providing clean drinking water.
15 Oct 2013
Dehradun/Lucknow: The ‘kapat’ (doors) of the Sri Badrinath shrine would be closed for devotees on November 18 for six months, officials said on Tuesday.
29 Apr 2014
Seoul: South Korean President Park Geun-Hye expressed apology on Tuesday for her government's failure to combat systemic and regulatory ‘evils’ blamed for the loss of about 300 lives in a ferry disaster.