06 Aug 2014
Dehradun: Major rivers in Uttarakhand are in spate with the Ganga flowing at warning level in both Haridwar and Rishikesh after moderate to heavy rains lashed most parts of the state.
30 Sep 2014
Jammu: Despite the extensive damage due to unprecedented floods earlier this month, the State Bank of India (SBI) has made 63 out of their 67 branches fully functional in Kashmir Valley, bank officials said here on Monday.
30 Sep 2014
Shillong: Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma said the devastation left by last week's flash flood and landslide has taken the state back to what it was ten years ago.
15 Sep 2014
New Delhi/Bihar: The Governments of Bihar and Jharkhand announced a flood alert in the four districts of Rohtas, Aurangabad, Arwal and Bhojpur following the release of three lakh cusecs of water from the Rihand Barrage after heavy rainfall.
10 Jul 2013
Apart from the death and devastation that it brought in its wake, the Uttarakhand disaster has brought to the fore the ugly side of politics, the complete lack of civility and decency in inter-party relations and regional politics in its most repulsive form. While at the national level one sees a complete lack of decorum in the exchanges between the Congress Party and the Bharatiya Janata Party when the entire country is in mourning over the tragic loss of lives in this state a fortnight ago, the people have also come face to face with an obnoxious form of regionalism that poses a grave danger to the national unity and the feeling of oneness.
29 Sep 2014
Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday said the preliminary assessment of cumulative losses due to floods in the state was in excess of Rs 1,00,000 crore and expressed hope that the Centre will go out of its way to provide succour to the affected people.
15 Aug 2014
New Delhi: State-run gas utility GAIL India Ltd has issued a tender to hire nine ships to transport liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the US. GAIL wants to hire newly built ships to transport up to 5.8 million tonnes per annum of LNG it had contracted in the US, beginning 2007. Bids are due by October 30, according to the tender document.
25 Sep 2014
Guwahati: Sixteen more bodies were recovered on Wednesday from two flood-hit districts of Assam, raising the toll in the deluge to 32, as Army and disaster response forces personnel evacuated hundreds of marooned people from affected areas.
05 Sep 2014
Dehradun: Uttarakhand government is working on a new power policy which will encourage local entrepreneurship in the power sector and hand over maintenance of micro and small hydel projects to the Gram Sabhas, Chief Minister Harish Rawat said.
13 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Government on Wednesday said it will come out with a new natural gas pricing formula by September 30 keeping in mind the interest of investors and public.