05 Jul 2013
Pegging the number of pilgrims missing after the recent natural calamity in Uttarakhand at more than 3000, Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna on Thursday said if they don't surface till July 15 they will be presumed dead.
16 Jul 2014
Dehradun: The annual Hindu pilgrimage of Char Dham that takes devotees to Gangotri, Yamunotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath shrines was halted on Wednesday following heavy rain in Uttarakhand, officials said.
17 Aug 2014
Kathmandu: India on Saturday announced a relief assistance of Rs 30 million (NRs 48 million) for the victims of the recent floods and landslides that have hit different parts of Nepal, claiming over 240 lives in two weeks.
16 Aug 2014
Shillong: The North Eastern Space Application Centre (NESAC) has sounded flood alerts in low lying areas of Meghalaya’s West Garo Hills district after incessant rains lashed the region in the past 48 hours.
16 Aug 2014
Melbourne: Highly specialised immune cells, called natural killer cells, can play a critical role in killing melanoma cells that have spread to the lungs, a new study has found.
25 Jun 2014
Bhubaneswar: With Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) predicting deficient rainfall due to El-Nino factor during this monsoon, the Odisha government on Wednesday asked all the departments to prepare a contingency plan within a week in order to meet the eventuality.
02 Jun 2014
Dehradun: In order to repeat the spectacular performance shown by it in the recently concluded Lok Sabha polls, the Uttarakhand Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has begun preparations for the upcoming panchayat elections in the state.
11 Jul 2014
Dehradun: The maiden budget of Narendra Modi Government comes as a mixed bag of hopes and disappointments for Uttarakhand which is still struggling to recover from the aftermath of last year's natural calamity.
02 Aug 2014
Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat has asked officials to think about ways to strengthen communication system in the calamity-prone districts of the state including Chamoli, Pithoragarh, Bageshwar, Rudraprayag, and Uttarkashi which were among the worst hit in last year's deluge.
07 Jul 2014
Dehradun: The BJP on Monday said the collapse of an under-construction bridge in Uttarkashi district exposes the ‘casual manner’ in which reconstruction works are being carried out in flood-hit areas of Uttarakhand.