28 Jul 2013
Dehradun: The Uttarakhand government is yet to implement its Water Management and Regulatory Act, 2013, which experts claim could mitigate natural disasters.
07 Feb 2015
Dehradun: Uttarakhand Transport and Social Welfare Minister Surendra Rakesh died on Saturday after a protracted battle with cancer, a government spokesman said.
24 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Adequate funds are available for all states to deal with possible disasters and the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has not abandoned any project mid-way, government said on Tuesday.
10 Mar 2015
Dehradun: Filmstar-turned-politician Raj Babbar on Tuesday filed his nomination as the Congress candidate for the only lone Rajya Sabha seat from Uttarakhand.
15 Apr 2015
New Delhi: Congress and Samajwadi Party on Wednesday attacked BJP MP Yogi Adityanath for his remarks seeking barring of non-Hindus in Har Ki Pauri in Haridwar and questioned the "silence" of Prime Minister Narendra Modi over such remarks.
20 Dec 2014
Chennai: The government has issued new guidelines under which it would get a share of profits made outside India from use of country's natural resources, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said.
13 Feb 2015
Dehradun: Expressing disappointment over low and varying credit-deposit ratio of banks in Uttarakhand, Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Friday said the state government is not getting the cooperation expected from banks in the development of the state.
12 Mar 2015
New Delhi: The construction of three dams in Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh is likely to end the water woes of Delhi, government said on Thursday.
03 Mar 2015
Dehradun: Two army jawans were killed and another went missing when a snow avalanche triggered by incessant rains and heavy snowfall in the higher reaches of Uttarakhand hills over the past two days hit Siyalekh check-post on India-China border in Pithoragarh district.
12 Mar 2015
Mumbai: Maharashtra government has decided to create a state sponsored fund on the lines of NDRF (National Disaster Relief Fund) for effectively countering natural disasters, State Revenue Minister Eknath Khadse informed the Legislative Council on Thursday.