22 Apr 2015
Dehradun: With the opening of gates of Yamunotri and Gangotri shrines in Uttarakhand, the Chaar Dham Yatra, an annual Hindu pilgrimage, formally started on Tuesday.
01 Jul 2013
The Samajwadi Party on Monday accused both the Congress and Bhartiya Janata Party of politicizing the Uttarakhand flood tragedy.
04 Jul 2013
To avail compensation announced for Uttarakhand victims, a son filed a fake missing complaint about his 60-year-old father.
08 Jul 2013
Three weeks after heavy rains and subsequent flash floods killed hundreds and left several thousand missing in Uttarakhand, bodies are being fished out of rivers in the neighbouring state of Uttar Pradesh.
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.
22 Jun 2013
Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde, who is presently overseeing the relief and rescue operations in the flood-hit north-Indian state of Uttarakhand has refused to declare the disaster, a national disaster. Shinde said that doing so will not serve any purpose.
25 Jun 2013
Gujarat Government on Monday announced a relief package of Rs 3 crore more from Chief Minister's Relief Fund in addition to Rs 2 crore announced last week for victims of Uttarakhand disaster.
23 Jan 2015
Chandrapur: The rich natural heritage of Chandrapur forms the theme of a calendar for 2015 designed by the district chapter of Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH).
27 Jun 2013
An earthquake of slight intensity, measuring 3.5 on the Richter scale, jolted the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand on Thursday.
01 Jul 2013
The recent events in Uttarakhand have shown, more than ever, that we need a development strategy for the Himalayas that takes into account the vulnerability of the region and the need for environment protection. There is no doubt that the region needs economic growth. But this development cannot come at the cost of the environment. It will only make the already risk-prone and ecologically fragile region more vulnerable and development more “deadly”. We also know that climate change will exacerbate the vulnerability of this region.