27 Jan 2015
Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Tuesday said the sudden dissolution of the Planning Commission may be responsible for the delay in Central funds reaching the states, alleging that the central assistance sought for police modernisation in the state is still awaited.
25 Jan 2015
New Delhi: In an attempt to attract youths, especially first-time voters, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has roped in volunteers of its students' wing to hold flash mob performances and roadside concerts in the city.
22 Jan 2015
Dehradun: Underlining Uttarakhand's strategic importance, Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Thursday asked the Centre to accord top priority to pending rail projects for the border state and sought relaxation in norms in view of its challenging weather conditions and limited resources.
21 Jan 2015
Dehradun: Tiger population in Uttarakhand has risen from 227 to 340 since the last census, becoming the second state in the country after Karnataka with the highest number of tigers.
17 Jan 2015
Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra on Saturday undertook an extensive tour of flood-hit areas of the summer capital Srinagar to assess relief and rehabilitation measures undertaken to provide succour to the flood-affected families.
18 Jan 2015
Dehradun: An alert has been sounded in the high-altitude districts of Uttarakhand in view of a communication from the Centre predicting snow avalanches in areas located above 2,500 metres in the hill state.
18 Jan 2015
New Delhi: In the wake of the unprecedented floods which caused havoc last year in Jammu and Kashmir, the state is all set to get its first, modern Flood Forecasting System with the Central Water Commission (CWC) planning to set up such facilities at about 25 sites in Kashmir Valley.
13 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Chinese handset maker Xiaomi on Tuesday put 50,000 units of its 4G-enabled phablet which were sold out in just 2 minutes 50 seconds on ecommerce website Flipkart.
16 Jan 2015
Dehradun: Underlining the need to conserve energy in all its forms, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Friday said unless it is made a part of the people's lifestyle the scarce resources of energy cannot be conserved.
31 Dec 2014
Manila: Flash floods and mudslides have killed at least 53 people in the central and southern Philippines, the national disaster agency said on Wednesday, after days of heavy rains that have also hit neighbouring Southeast Asian countries.