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.
31 Aug 2016
New Delhi: BJP President Amit Shah on Wednesday appointed Union ministers J P Nadda and Dharmendra Pradhan as party incharge for the Assembly polls in Uttarakhand where it is striving to return to power by defeating ruling Congress.
17 Sep 2016
New Delhi: A ’general’ terror alert has been issued for all air force stations and air bases in the country, especially in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand.
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.
27 Jul 2016
New Delhi: Chinese troops recently violated the border in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand area and were seen camping along with arms despite the two nations having agreed to keep it a demilitarised area.
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.
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.
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.