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Dissolution of Planning Commission may delay funds: <strong>Uttarakhand</strong> CM

Dissolution of Planning Commission may delay funds: Uttarakhand CM

27 Jan 2015

Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Tuesday said the sudden dissolution of the Planning Commission may be responsible for the delay in Central funds reaching the states, alleging that the central assistance sought for police modernisation in the state is still awaited.

Planning Commission,   Uttarakhand Chief Minister,   Harish Rawat,   delay in Central funds,  
INTACH calendar portrays Chandrapur's <strong>natural</strong> heritage

INTACH calendar portrays Chandrapur's natural heritage

23 Jan 2015

Chandrapur: The rich natural heritage of Chandrapur forms the theme of a calendar for 2015 designed by the district chapter of Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH).

INTACH,   Chandrapur natural heritage,   INTACH calendar,   Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage,   ,  
Clear rail projects for <strong>Uttarakhand</strong> on priority: Rawat to Centre

Clear rail projects for Uttarakhand on priority: Rawat to Centre

22 Jan 2015

Dehradun: Underlining Uttarakhand's strategic importance, Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Thursday asked the Centre to accord top priority to pending rail projects for the border state and sought relaxation in norms in view of its challenging weather conditions and limited resources.

Clear rail projects,   Uttarakhand,   Uttarakhand Chief Minister,   Harish Rawat,  
<strong>Uttarakhand</strong> becomes second most tiger populated state

Uttarakhand becomes second most tiger populated state

21 Jan 2015

Dehradun: Tiger population in Uttarakhand has risen from 227 to 340 since the last census, becoming the second state in the country after Karnataka with the highest number of tigers.

tiger population,   most tiger populated state,   tiger population in Uttarakhand,   tigers in Karnataka,   Corbett Tiger Reserve,  
NASA robot set to help in <strong>disasters</strong>

NASA robot set to help in disasters

30 Dec 2014

Washington: NASA scientists have designed an ape-like robot that can go into places dangerous for human rescuers and execute tasks such as lifting debris off survivors.

NASA,   disasters,   NASA scientists,   Robot,  
Snow avalanches likely to hit <strong>Uttarakhand</strong>, alert sounded

Snow avalanches likely to hit Uttarakhand, alert sounded

18 Jan 2015

Dehradun: An alert has been sounded in the high-altitude districts of Uttarakhand in view of a communication from the Centre predicting snow avalanches in areas located above 2,500 metres in the hill state.

Snow Avalanche Warning,   Avalanche in Uttarakhand,   Chamoli,   Pauri Garhwal,   Pithoragarh,   Tehri Garhwal,   Uttarkashi,  
Harish Rawat to make energy conservation part of lifestyle

Harish Rawat to make energy conservation part of lifestyle

16 Jan 2015

Dehradun: Underlining the need to conserve energy in all its forms, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Friday said unless it is made a part of the people's lifestyle the scarce resources of energy cannot be conserved.

Harish Rawat,   Uttarakhand Chief Minister,   energy conservation,   ,  
Relief work begins in snow storm-hit <strong>Uttarakhand</strong>

Relief work begins in snow storm-hit Uttarakhand

09 Jan 2015

Dehradun: Relief work began Friday in Pithoragarh and Chamoli towns of Uttarakhand which were hit by a snow storm on Thursday, officials said on Friday.

Uttarakhand relief,   snow-storm Uttarakhand,   relief work in storm-hit Uttarakhand,  
<strong>Uttarakhand</strong> CM Rawat lays foundation stone of projects worth over Rs 100 crore

Uttarakhand CM Rawat lays foundation stone of projects worth over Rs 100 crore

19 Jan 2015

Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat laid foundation stones of development projects worth Rs 175.99 crore in Bageshwar district.

Uttarakhand Chief Minister,   Harish Rawat,   development projects,   foundation stone,   Bageshwar district,   Uttarayani fair,  
Researchers to scan social media use during <strong>disasters</strong>

Researchers to scan social media use during disasters

15 Dec 2014

New York: The US National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Ohio-based Kent State University USD 300,000 grant to study public responses to disaster warnings and alerts across social media.

Researchers,   Disasters,   NSF,   US,   Xinyue Ye,   Social media ,  

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