17 Nov 2015
New Delhi: India has taken initiative for the paradigm shift in disaster management from relief centric to a holistic one and drawing the best practices around the world to improve its system and processes for disaster management, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said today.
20 Nov 2015
Haridwar: Terming those who slaughter cows as the country's biggest enemies, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat yesterday said they have 'no right to live in the country'.
19 Nov 2015
Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat and his wife Renuka own movable and immovable assets worth nearly Rs 5.5 crore besides having payment liabilities including loans worth nearly Rs 2 crore.
09 Nov 2015
New Delhi: The government today approved Rs 1,100 crore funds under the National Disaster Relief Fund for Karnataka and Gujarat, which recently faced drought and floods respectively.
12 Nov 2015
Dehradun: Devotees thronged the Gangotri temple in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand today as the portals of the Himalayan shrine were closed today for the winter amid chanting of Vedic hymns.
03 Oct 2015
Washington: President Barack Obama has said that Russia's Syrian strategy is a recipe for disaster as President Vladimir Putin failed to differentiate between Islamic State militants and moderate groups who oppose the regime of Syrian strongman Bashar al-Assad.
30 Sep 2015
Jakarta: Indonesia criticised Saudi Arabia yesterday for its slow response to the haj pilgrimage disaster in Mina, saying its diplomats only received full access to the dead and injured days after the crush.
22 Sep 2014
Dehradun: A new community radio went on air in Uttarakhand to disseminate information to two lakh people in 200 remote villages in the disaster–prone Rudraprayag district.
29 Sep 2015
Dehradun: Mild tremors were felt in parts of Uttarakhand this afternoon as an earthquake measuring 4.8 on the Richter Scale hit Pithoragarh district on India-Nepal border and adjoining areas.
20 Oct 2015
Dubai: The crush and stampede that struck the haj last month in Saudi Arabia killed at least 2,121 pilgrims, a new tally showed yesterday, after officials in the kingdom met to discuss the tragedy.