01 Aug 2014
New Delhi/Singapore: India is scrambling to crack down on a new gold smuggling tactic that it fears could accelerate a flood of illegal imports of the precious metal into the world's second-biggest buyer.
31 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Government has cleared 153 flood control proposals with an estimated cost of Rs 6,374 crore but 14 proposals were returned due to non-eligibility or technical faults, the Lok Sabha was informed on Thursday.
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.
30 Jul 2014
Tezpur(Assam): More than five thousand people in 15 villages of Assam's Sonitpur district have been affected with water level of the rivers rising alarmingly today due to heavy rainfall in the catchment areas of neighbouring Arunachal Pradesh.
16 Jul 2014
Dehradun: Uttarakhand government is planning to provide job reservations for dependents of those killed in the devastating floods last year.
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.
23 Jul 2014
Shimla: Himachal Pradesh is in the grip of flood threat as several large glacial reserves have formed near Neelkanth Lake in Lahaul and Spiti district of the state, increasing the risk of flood in the area along with few parts of Jammu and Kashmir.
18 Jul 2014
Mumbai: When flash sales are announced by various airlines, more than half of the bookings are usually done through smartphones, according to a consumer survey by Cleartrip.
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.