19 Nov 2014
Dehradun: Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Wednesday said Uttarakhand should have been given representation in the Union Cabinet but expressed confidence that Narendra Modi government will continue UPA's "policy of sympathy" towards Himalayan states especially Uttarakhand which was ravaged by unprecedented floods last year.
20 Nov 2014
Dehradun: In a scathing attack on Congress government in Uttarakhand, former chief minister B C Khanduri on Thursday alleged that it was trying to make Lokayukta "toothless and ineffective" with the new legislation and lacked the will to fight corruption.
17 Nov 2014
New Delhi: After allowing Coal India Ltd to produce natural gas from coal seams (CBM), the Oil Ministry is proposing to give licence to other public and private sector firms to produce CBM from their existing coal mines.
18 Sep 2014
United Nations: About 2.14 million people were displaced in India last year due to natural disasters, according to a United Nations-backed report which said the country was third after the Philippines and China to record the highest levels of displacement in 2013. The report 'Global Estimates 2014: people displaced by disasters' said 22 million people worldwide were displaced in 2013 by disasters sparked largely by earthquakes or climate, almost three times more than by conflict in the same year.
13 Nov 2014
Dehradun: BJP MP from Pauri and former Chief Minister Bhuvan Chandra Khanduri has adopted Devli Bhanigram which lost 54 residents in last year's catastrophic deluge to develop it as a model village under Centre's ambitious Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana.
17 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Unsustainable developmental policies and rising insensitivity towards nature have put "in serious danger" at least 10 of the country's famous bird habitats including Gujarat's Flamingo City, a new study says.
12 Nov 2014
Dehradun: The state government on Wednesday put a ban on illegal transportation of animals from Uttarakhand's border districts to Nepal's Gadhimai Festival for sacrifice, in compliance with an interim order of the Supreme Court.
13 Nov 2014
Dehradun: Congress nominee Manorama Sharma Dobariyal was on Thursday declared elected unopposed from the only vacant Rajya Sabha seat in Uttarakhand.
03 Nov 2014
Washington: To enable missions into space, deeper than ever before, NASA is investing in technologies for In-Situ Resource Utilization (ISRU) the ability to find and use natural resources beyond the Earth.
10 Nov 2014
Dehradun: On the 14th anniversary of Uttarakhand's formation, Chief Minister Harish Rawat said while the state has achieved a lot in all these years, several sectors, including education, are showing a declining trend.