25 Jun 2013
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday voiced his sadness at the loss of life and the damage to homes and infrastructure in Uttarakhand.
23 Jun 2013
President Pranab Mukherjee will donate his one month salary for the victims of flood-ravaged Uttrakhand.
17 Nov 2015
London: As many as 50 percent of all natural history specimens held in museums across the world could be wrongly named, according to a new study by researchers from Oxford University and the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.
17 Nov 2015
New Delhi: India has taken initiative for the paradigm shift in disaster management from relief centric to a holistic one and drawing the best practices around the world to improve its system and processes for disaster management, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said today.
19 Aug 2013
Dehradun: With the proposed date for resumption of prayers at Kedarnath drawing near, a 40-member team reached the Himalayan shrine to expedite the clean up operations.
21 Apr 2016
Dehradun: In a major setback to the central government, the Uttarakhand High Court today set aside the imposition of President's Rule in the hill state.
12 Mar 2016
Washington: Social networks such as Twitter may be used for monitoring, assessing and even predicting damage caused by natural disasters in just a few hours, a new study has found.
03 Nov 2015
New Delhi: Vision is one of the boons of a human body. A life without eyes is something we can't even imagine of. Though spectacles might be in fashion, nobody wants to have a weak or blurry eyesight.
09 Jul 2016
Dehradun: Chief Minister Harish Rawat has accepted opposition BJP's "challenge" for an open debate on the sting operation case in which he has been purportedly shown negotiating a deal to buy support of disgruntled party MLAs at the time of the recent political crisis in Uttarakhand.
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.