07 Jul 2013
In a veiled reference to reports that Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi had rescued 15,000 Gujaratis from Uttarakhand, former Uttar Pradesh CM Mayawati on Sunday said that BSP condemns a political party whose leader seeks to become a Prime Ministerial candidate but talks about saving people only from his own state.
26 Aug 2012
One of the most powerful typhoons in decades hit Japan's Okinawa on Sunday, with meteorologists warning it could bring record rain and wind to the southern region and waves of up to 13 metres.
01 Jul 2013
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday met the family members of Sudhakar Yadav, who died in a helicopter crash in Uttarakhand during a rescue operation, at his ancestral village Ashrafabad in Sant Kabir Nagar.
12 Jul 2013
The Supreme Court on Friday asked the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) to apprise it within two weeks about the status of rescue operations in rain-ravaged Uttarakhand.
30 Jun 2013
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna on Sunday turned down offers from his Gujarat counterpart Narendra Modi and others for reconstruction of the Kedarnath shrine, saying it will be done by his government and the temple committee.
28 Jun 2013
Twenty bravehearts, who died in Tuesday's chopper crash while rescuing stranded people in flood-ravaged areas of Uttarakhand, has been given 'Guard of Honour'-a ceremonial mark of respect - by the government on Friday in Dehradun.
22 Jun 2013
In view of the disaster in Uttarakhand that left a trail of death and devastation in the hill state, BJP has again postponed its proposed nationwide 'Jail Bharo Andolan'.
05 Oct 2011
Uttarakhand, a state home to many rivers and waterfalls has vast areas which are parched with thirst. Nearly 98 percent of the land in Devbhoomi (Land of God) lacks natural source of water, reveals the recent satellite survey conducted by Uttarakhand Space Application Centre (USAC).
03 Jul 2013
India has sought financial and technical assistance from the multilateral development agencies, especially the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to rebuild infrastructure in the flood-ravaged north-Indian state of Uttarakhand.
25 Jun 2013
Nature's fury has devastated the serene region of Uttarakhand encompassing the majestic Kedarnath temple, which has got submerged in about 10 feet of debris, turning the area into a ghost town. Interestingly, both the sanctum sanctorum and the shrine bell are safe.