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
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.
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.
15 Jun 2015
Tbilisi: Tigers, lions, a hippopotamus and other animals have escaped from the zoo in Georgia's capital after heavy flooding destroyed their enclosures, prompting authorities to warn residents in Tbilisi to say inside today.
26 May 2015
Chandrapur: As many as 48 tigers have been found to be inhabiting outside the protected areas in forests of Chandrapur district in Maharashtra, taking their number to 120 in the zone which is home to Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR).
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.
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.
05 Jun 2015
New Delhi: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has asked the Centre to allow tourism in buffer zone of its national parks which have at least 257 tigers.
12 Jun 2015
Pithoragarh: The annual Kailash Mansarovar Yatra began today as the first batch of 58 pilgrims was flagged off by Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat from Almora. The pilgrims will enter Tibetan Autonomous Region of China on June 20 through the existing route of 17,500 feet high Lipulekh pass.
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.