28 Dec 2015
Patna: Bihar government has decided to set up a super emergency operation centre armed with latest equipment and resources here and emergency operation centres in other districts of the state.
17 Nov 2015
London: As many as 50 percent of all natural history specimens held in museums across the world could be wrongly named, according to a new study by researchers from Oxford University and the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.
17 Nov 2015
New Delhi: India has taken initiative for the paradigm shift in disaster management from relief centric to a holistic one and drawing the best practices around the world to improve its system and processes for disaster management, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said today.
20 Mar 2016
Dehradun: Uttarakhand Speaker Govind Singh Kunjwal issued notices to nine rebel Congress MLAs asking them why they should not be disqualified from the membership of the House for violating the party whip and alligning with opposition BJP.
25 Apr 2016
New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha was adjourned till 2 pm, minutes after it convened, when the Opposition started raising slogans and trooped to the chairman's podium demanding a discussion on the Uttarakhand crisis.
03 Dec 2015
New Delhi: Natural gas prices in India are likely to decline 16 percent next year before recovering gradually, but may not regain the current year rate till at least 2020.
05 Feb 2016
Dehradun: Claiming that absence of rain for months in Uttarakhand destroyed crops on a large scale, opposition BJP yesterday asked Chief Minister Harish Rawat to declare it a drought-stricken state.
21 Apr 2016
Nainital: The Uttarakhand High Court today said it would be a travesty of justice if the Centre recalls its order imposing President's Rule and allows someone else to form a government now, strong words that came after its counsel was unable to give an undertaking till a verdict is given in the present case.
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.