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.
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.
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.
01 Apr 2016
New Delhi: The confrontation over the Uttarakhand issue is set to escalate with Congress dismissing as 'unconstitutional' the ordinance issued by the Centre to authorise expenditure from today in the hill state which is under President's rule.
21 Jan 2016
New York: Leveraging publicly available tweets or other social media posts could help disaster response agencies quickly identify impacted areas in need of assistance, says a new study.
30 Mar 2016
Mumbai: Shiv Sena today came out strongly against ally BJP over imposition of President's rule in Uttarakhand, saying it had "strangulated democracy" in the name of morality and cautioned that this may create instability and anarchy in the country.
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.
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.
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.
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.