19 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday announced a "disaster response medal" for the forces involved in disaster management in India.
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.
19 Nov 2014
Dehradun: Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Wednesday said Uttarakhand should have been given representation in the Union Cabinet but expressed confidence that Narendra Modi government will continue UPA's "policy of sympathy" towards Himalayan states especially Uttarakhand which was ravaged by unprecedented floods last year.
04 Sep 2014
Dehradun: Attributing the magnitude of last year's calamity in Uttarakhand to indiscriminate construction on glacial bed, Vice President Hamid Ansari advised foresters to keep in mind the interest of posterity and that of the society as a whole while implementing forest laws.
17 Aug 2014
Dehradun: The Uttarakhand government has allocated Rs 2.5 crore each for the development of infrastructural facilities in disaster-hit districts of the state.
20 Nov 2014
Dehradun: In a scathing attack on Congress government in Uttarakhand, former chief minister B C Khanduri on Thursday alleged that it was trying to make Lokayukta "toothless and ineffective" with the new legislation and lacked the will to fight corruption.
18 Nov 2014
New Delhi: The Supreme Court made it clear to the Jammu and Kashmir government that it cannot force the Centre to take quick decisions on its demand for Rs 44,000 crore for relief and rehabilitation of flood victims.
04 Nov 2014
Los Angeles: A prematurely deployed slowing device could "well be" behind the Virgin Galactic spaceship crash, Virgin's boss Richard Branson said while hitting out at "hurtful" critics and "self-proclaimed experts."
13 Nov 2014
Dehradun: BJP MP from Pauri and former Chief Minister Bhuvan Chandra Khanduri has adopted Devli Bhanigram which lost 54 residents in last year's catastrophic deluge to develop it as a model village under Centre's ambitious Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana.
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.