10 Dec 2013
Dehradun: A Cabinet Committee headed by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday sanctioned Rs 7,346 crore for the relief and rehabilitation of flood-hit Uttarakhand.
20 Jul 2013
Dehradun: Uttarakhand government has asked for central assistance of Rs 13,000 crore to rebuild infrastructure and rehabilitate people in around 300 villages ravaged by the floods last month. Out of this, Rs Rs 8,000 crore would be required to rehabilitate people in around 300 villages, including 60 villages totally destroyed in the floods.
02 Jul 2013
Rattled by the Himalayan tsunami that ravaged Uttarakhand, the state government on Monday clamped a blanket ban on construction of houses and commercial establishments along river banks and announced setting up of a statutory body for development of flood-hit areas.
02 Jul 2013
Rescue of pilgrims stranded in Badrinath came to an end on Tuesday with about 150 of them being safely evacuated even as the administration struggled with the task of supplying relief materials to remote parts of Uttarakhand where food grain shortage has been reported in 170 villages.
24 Apr 2015
Kedarnath: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Friday slammed media for not projecting the restoration and rehabilitation work in the flood-ravaged hills in the right perspective.
01 Jul 2016
New Delhi: Expressing grief over the loss of lives in torrential rains in Uttarakhand, Chief Minister Harish Rawat today announced a compensation of Rs two lakh each to families of the victims.
01 Jul 2016
Pithoragarh/Gopeshwar: Twelve persons were killed and 25 others were missing as torrential rains and landslides hit Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh and Chamoli districts in the wee hours today, burying villages in sludge with many residents trapped under the debris.
03 May 2014
Dehradun: The Uttarakhand floods may have cost former chief minister Vijay Bahuguna his chair but his successor Harish Rawat feels that the issue will not impact the poll prospects of Congress as his government has taken a slew of measures to rehabilitate the victims.
02 Jul 2016
Dehradun: At least 14 bodies have been recovered so far from the debris in villages which were buried in a cloud burst in Uttarakhand, police said today. As many as 39 people were feared dead yesterday in the incident that occurred in six villages of Chamoli and Pithoragarh districts, the police said.
28 Jul 2016
Beijing: China today responded cautiously to the transgression by its troops in Uttarakhand, saying it needs to verify the "authenticity of the report" about incursion and asserted that PLA soldiers have always abided by agreements to maintain peace and stability along the border.