17 Apr 2014
Mokpo (South Korea): Strong currents, rain and bad visibility hampered an increasingly anxious search on Thursday for 287 passengers, many thought to be high school students, still missing more than a day after their ferry flipped onto its side and sank in cold waters off the southern coast of South Korea.
18 Apr 2014
Dehradun: With less than a fortnight to go for the Char Dham yatra officials monitoring road repair and reconstruction work on the pilgrimage route have been asked to ensure everything is in place by April 30.
16 Apr 2014
Seoul: A multi-storey ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students, sank off South Korea's southwest coast on Wednesday, leaving at least three people dead and 293 others missing, a official said.
13 Feb 2014
New Delhi: As Uttarakhand and the northeastern states are geographically similar, the latter need to take lessons from the 2013 disaster that struck the north Indian state and pursues a green development vision, experts said on Wednesday.
15 Apr 2014
Dehradun: Dub it as the ramification of a clear-cut Modi wave or the fear of anti-incumbency of its ten-year rule at the Centre, the Congress leaders in Uttarakhand are hesitating to put their feet in the waters of general elections this time around.
11 Apr 2014
Mumbai: Uttarakhand, recovering from an unprecedented natural disaster last year, is all geared up to revive its tourism sector and pinning hopes on a good response to the annual Chardham Yatra beginning from May.
09 Apr 2014
Dehradun: Taking exception to Uttarakhand Assembly Speaker Govind Singh Kunjwal's campaigning in favour of Congress candidates for the Lok Sabha polls, the BJP on Wednesday said he cannot behave like an ordinary party worker as he occupies a Constitutional post.
05 Mar 2014
Dehradun: A corpus fund of Rs 10 crore each will be given to the District Magistrates of Rudraprayag, Chamoli and Uttarkashi districts, which bore the brunt of last year's calamity, to ensure that road reconstruction work by the Border Road Organization (BRO) goes on uninterrupted on Char Dham pilgrimage route.
09 Apr 2014
New Delhi: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat's wife Renuka Rawat and former chief minister Vijay Bahuguna's son Saket Bahuguna figure in the list of Lok Sabha candidates from Uttarakhand, which was announced by the Congress on Wednesday.
01 Nov 2013
Dehradun: To ensure that people in flood-hit Uttarakhand are ready to face natural calamities in the future, the Centre wants rehabilitation work of a permanent nature, NDMA member VK Duggal said.