03 May 2014
Dehradun: The Uttarakhand floods may have cost former chief minister Vijay Bahuguna his chair but his successor Harish Rawat feels that the issue will not impact the poll prospects of Congress as his government has taken a slew of measures to rehabilitate the victims.
25 Jun 2013
Helicopter rescue operations to evacuate around 9,000 stranded people on Tuesday picked up pace after rains and fog in the morning delayed the mission in calamity-hit Uttarakhand where the death toll mounted to 822 with 127 more bodies recovered from Kedarnath.
11 Mar 2014
Tokyo: Japan on Tuesday marks the third anniversary of the quake-tsunami disaster which swept away 18,000 victims, destroyed coastal communities, and sparked a nuclear emergency that forced a re-think on atomic power.
24 Jun 2013
Heavy rains in Dehradun and other parts of the calamity-hit Uttarakhand on Monday hampered the on-going rescue and evacuation operations in the state.
24 Jun 2013
At least 5,000 people may have been killed in the Uttarakhand deluge, a state minister said on Sunday, as rescuers evacuated 12,000 more stranded people while 10,000 survivors still remained to be taken to safer places.
06 Aug 2013
New Delhi: Over 6,000 people are feared to have been killed in the devastating floods, cloudbursts and landslides in Uttarakhand in June, government said on Tuesday.
01 Mar 2014
Dehradun: The Uttarakhand government has decided to provide compensation to shopkeepers who lost their goods in the last year's calamity and give concession to over five lakh consumers in water tax.
03 Jul 2013
Over 11,000 people are feared to be still missing in the flash-floods and landslides in Uttarakhand, NDMA Vice-Chairman Shashidhar Reddy said.
28 Feb 2014
San Francisco: Google has added polar bears to the natural splendor people can glimpse from the comfort of their homes at the Internet giant's free online mapping service.
25 Mar 2014
Bangalore: Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily on Tuesday said the Solicitor General or Attorney General of India would examine the Election Commission's order asking the government to defer till completion of the elections the doubling of natural gas prices by companies like RIL.