26 Jun 2015
Dehradun: With the very first spell of monsoon showers damaging nearly half a dozen roads and bridges in Rudraprayag and Chamoli districts, choppers were today flown to the affected areas with a team of senior officials to assess conditions and ensure safety of Chardham pilgrims.
28 Jun 2015
Gopeshwar: Yatra to Badrinath and the Sikh shrine of Hemkund Sahib in Chamoli district remained disrupted for the fourth consecutive day today even as the administration continued to evacuate pilgrims stranded on way to the Himalayan shrines in Uttarakhand.
26 Jun 2015
Lucknow/Dehradun: Following heavy rain across the state, the annual 'Chaar Dhaam Yatra' -- a pilgrimage that takes devotees to Badrinath, Kedarnath, Yamunotri and Gangotri -- in Uttarakhand was disrupted yesterday.
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.
16 Jun 2015
New Delhi: The Centre today announced an additional package of Rs 2,437 crore for reconstruction and rehabilitation of flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Home Minister Rajnath Singh, in a joint press conference, said Rs 2,602 crore had already been released last year by the government to help the state in relief and rehabilitation work.
28 May 2015
Kathmandu: Four mild tremors jolted Nepal early on Thursday, a month after a devastating earthquake ravaged the country and killed nearly 9,000 people. A 4.0 magnitude tremor was felt at 5.29 am local time in the Nepalese capital.
04 Jun 2015
Dehradun: Uttarakhand has joined the list of states to ban the sale of Maggi with samples of the popular food product failing laboratory tests. "A decision to ban the sale of Maggi was taken late last night in public interest by the Food Security Department as 2 of a 300 odd samples of the food product failed laboratory tests," Principal Secretary Health Om Prakash told reporters.
04 May 2015
Kathmandu: Quake-hit Nepal urgently needs one million tents to provide temporary shelter to thousands of victims of the devastating temblor that killed over 7,300 people, Deputy Prime Minister Prakash Man Singh said on Monday.
06 Jun 2015
Nainital: The Uttarakhand High Court on Friday issued notice to the state government seeking its response to a petition by Nestle India challenging the ban imposed on Maggi noodles in the state.
04 Jun 2015
New Delhi: After Delhi and Uttarakhand, Gujarat has joined the list of states to ban the sale of Maggi with samples of the popular food product failing laboratory tests.Gujarat Home Minister Nitin Patel announced that Maggi was banned for one month in the state.