31 Jul 2014
Dehradun: Three women were killed in their sleep, three others went missing and a man was critically injured when a cloudburst hit Netad village in Tehri district, flattening their houses in the wee hours on Thursday.
31 Jul 2014
Seoul: South Korea's ruling party celebrated on Thursday after sailing through a key by-election test that increased its parliamentary majority despite lingering public anger over the handling of April's Sewol ferry disaster.
30 Jul 2014
Pune: The death toll in the landslide at a village in Maharashtra's Pune district on Wednesday has gone up to 17 with three more bodies being extricated from the rubble.
16 Jun 2014
New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has sought dismissal of the Congress government in Uttarakhand while accusing it of failing to carry out its duty of handing over bodies to the next of kin and not undertaking rehabilitation works even a year after the flash flood tragedy in the hill state.
25 Jul 2014
Dehradun: The ruling Congress on Friday recorded clean sweep and bagged all three seats that went for by-poll. CM Harish Rawat retain Dharchula seat while two other candidates from party snatched Doiwala and Someshwar seats from the BJP.
26 Jul 2014
Bamako: Investigators were due on the site of the Air Algerie plane disaster in Mali on Saturday to try and determine why the jetliner came down with such force that it completely disintegrated.
05 May 2014
Dehradun: Former Uttarakhand chief minister Vijay Bahuguna on Monday hit out at Bhartiya Janata Party, saying the party had no moral right to criticize the state government for its handling of the calamity that struck last year, as its own top leaders did not visit the disaster-hit areas.
22 Jul 2014
Dehradun: About 50 percent of the electorate on Monday exercised their franchise in the by-polls to Dharchula, Doiwala and Someshwar Assembly seats in Uttarakhand where a total of 19 candidates, including Chief Minister Harish Rawat, are in fray.
18 Jul 2014
Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat directed the officials to expedite removal of silt from major rivers so that populated areas located close to their banks are safe from flooding.
16 Jun 2014
New Delhi: The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) on Monday moved the Supreme Court seeking its approval to go ahead with construction of 171 MW power project in Uttarakhand, which was stayed along with 23 other hydro projects by it after last year's natural disaster in the state.