22 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Seeking to turn the tables on Congress over corruption, BJP today accused Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat of 'making money' by tweaking liquor policy to benefit private distributors and demanded his sacking.
24 Jul 2015
Kolkata: Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan and former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly bonded at a Pro Kabaddi League 2015 match between Bengal Tigers and Jaipur Pink Panther in Kolkata recently.
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.
18 Jul 2015
Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat today took part in a grand rath yatra of Lord Jagannath in the city on the lines of Puri Gundicha rath yatra and also offered prayers at an Eidgah in Haridwar on the occasion of Eid-Ul-Fitr.
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.
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).
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.
21 Jan 2015
Dehradun: Tiger population in Uttarakhand has risen from 227 to 340 since the last census, becoming the second state in the country after Karnataka with the highest number of tigers.
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.
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.