10 Mar 2014
New Delhi: Taking a cue from the mass devastation and destruction caused by flash floods and landslides last year in Uttarakhand, the government has brought in the use of technology to make things easier for the pilgrims, who will leave for Kedarnath this year.
23 Jan 2014
Dehradun: Six tigers and 86 leopards were killed in Uttarakhand in a space of 14 months since the beginning of 2012, as unnatural factors like illegal poaching and accidents have been the prime reasons behind the death of 32 of them, says an official report.
07 Mar 2014
Dehradun: Calling Harish Rawat a ‘bigger failure’ than his predecessor Vijay Bahuguna, the Bharatiya Janata Party has accused the new Uttarakhand Chief Minister of doing nothing except visiting flood-hit areas and laying foundation stones of new projects.
07 Mar 2014
Dehradun: With the announcement of Lok Sabha election dates, all the major political parties in Uttarakhand have geared up for polls. Though Bhartiya Janta Party and Congress are yet to announce their candidates for the five Lok Sabha seats in the state, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and Samajwadi Party (SP) have gone ahead by announcing their candidates.
06 Mar 2014
Dehradun: Laptops will be distributed among students who would score over 80 percent marks in class 12 examination of state board and also to those who would secure more than 70 percent marks in higher, technological and medical education in Uttarakhand.
04 Mar 2014
Dehradun: Over 400 police constables in Uttarakhand, who were dismissed for violating rules by applying for their job from two districts simultaneously, will be re-inducted into the force.
01 Mar 2014
Dehradun: The Uttarakhand government has decided to provide compensation to shopkeepers who lost their goods in the last year's calamity and give concession to over five lakh consumers in water tax.
05 Mar 2014
Dehradun: A corpus fund of Rs 10 crore each will be given to the District Magistrates of Rudraprayag, Chamoli and Uttarkashi districts, which bore the brunt of last year's calamity, to ensure that road reconstruction work by the Border Road Organization (BRO) goes on uninterrupted on Char Dham pilgrimage route.
27 Feb 2014
Colombo: Specimens of human remains found in a mass grave in northern Sri Lanka will be sent to a beta analytic archaeological laboratory in US to be dated, an official said on Thursday.
01 Mar 2014
Rishikesh: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Saturday advocated creation of a zero-pollution zone in the hill state to present a model of environment conservation to the world.