02 Feb 2014
Mount Sinabung (Indonesia): The death toll from an Indonesian volcano that has been rumbling for months rose to 16 after rescuers found another charred corpse and a critically injured college student died in a hospital, officials said.
15 Jul 2013
Hoping against hope, Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna on Monday refused to declare dead the 5,748 persons missing after the June 16 calamity in Uttarakhand, saying the mission to find them will not be given up.
01 Feb 2014
Dehradun: Harish Rawat was sworn in as the new Chief Minister of Uttarakhand on Saturday succeeding Vijay Bahuguna, who was asked by the Congress high command to step down in an attempt to boost the party's prospects ahead of the April-May Lok Sabha polls.
13 Jan 2014
Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna said that the anganwadi workers would be soon covered under a group insurance scheme.
31 Jan 2014
Dehradun: Ending months of speculation about a change of guard, Vijay Bahuguna on Friday resigned as Uttarakhand Chief Minister amidst indications that Union Minister Harish Rawat has emerged as a strong contender to succeed him.
10 Jul 2013
The number of people who went missing in Uttarakhand following the deluge last month might exceed 4,000 as the state government is compiling final figures on the basis of FIRs registered by different states, National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) vice chairman M Sasidhar Reddy said on Tuesday.
04 Jul 2013
The work to provide succour to people affected from the colossal tragedy in Uttarakhand was on at war footing as choppers and trucks supplying relief material were running against time as fresh threat of heavy rains loomed large over the state.
08 Jul 2013
Fresh spell of rains on Sunday halted helicopter operations to ferry rations to remote Uttarakhand districts reeling under shortage of foodgrains even as wet weather put brakes on the task of cremation of bodies in Kedarnath.
03 Jul 2013
The massive 15-day effort by the Indian Air Force (IAF) to evacuate stranded people in flood-ravaged Uttarakhand concluded on Tuesday with the last pilgrim rescued from Badrinath.
05 Jul 2013
Inclement weather badly hampered cremation of bodies and removal of debris at Kedarnath on Friday. It also affected distribution of relief materials in over 200 segregated villages where people have lost their homes and are faced with acute foodgrains shortage.