17 Jun 2014
New Delhi: A year after it witnessed the deadliest natural calamity ever, the Kedar Valley of Garhwal Himalayan region in Uttarakhand is still unsafe to visit. Despite several promises made by the state government, the lack of machineries with the administration to fight such disaster in future remains a serious concern.
20 Dec 2014
Chennai: The government has issued new guidelines under which it would get a share of profits made outside India from use of country's natural resources, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said.
21 Apr 2015
New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Haryana have sought a total of over Rs 10,100crore from the National Disaster Response Fund to provide urgent relief to farmers for damaged crops due to unseasonal rains and hailstorm, government said on Tuesday.
02 Apr 2015
New Delhi: State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) will invest about Rs 40,000 crore in bringing to production oil and gas discoveries in its Krishna Godavari basin block KG-D5, Chairman Dinesh K Sarraf said.
21 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Accusing the Centre of ignoring Uttarakhand's needs, state Congress chief Kishore Upadhayay on Saturday announced that he will observe a one-day fast on 24 March in front of Prime Minister's residence here to protest the central government's attitude.
01 Apr 2015
New Delhi: The fertilser industry on Wednesday hailed the cabinet approval to the supply of gas at uniform price through a pooling mechanism, but said it does not address other issues troubling the sector.
01 Apr 2015
New Delhi: A day after natural gas prices were cut by 8 percent, CNG and piped cooking gas rates in the national capital region were on Wednesday reduced by 60 paisa per kg.
01 Nov 2013
Dehradun: To ensure that people in flood-hit Uttarakhand are ready to face natural calamities in the future, the Centre wants rehabilitation work of a permanent nature, NDMA member VK Duggal said.
28 Oct 2013
Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna said that the state government would pay adequate compensation to farmers for damaged crops and washed-away farmland in the wake of the June deluge.
07 Feb 2015
Dehradun: Uttarakhand Transport and Social Welfare Minister Surendra Rakesh died on Saturday after a protracted battle with cancer, a government spokesman said.