19 Dec 2014
Dehradun: With icy winds sweeping the state the Uttarakhand government has asked the District Magistrates to take measures to ensure that there are no deaths due to cold. Chief Minister Harish Rawat reviewed the cold situation in the state through a video-conference, an official release issued on Friday said.
18 Dec 2014
Lucknow/Dehradun: Intense cold wave conditions accompanied by snowfall have left 24 people dead in Uttarakhand, officials said on Thursday. Officials in the hill state of Uttarakhand said two persons have died in Haldwani, three in Nainital, six in Bhimtal and Bageshwar areas, while nearly 13 died due to the inclement weather in the Kumaon region since Tuesday.
16 Dec 2014
Dehradun: BJP on Tuesday demanded immediate resignation of the Uttrakhand government on moral grounds for the "deteriorating" law and order situation in the state.
15 Dec 2014
Guwahati: Assam Assembly Speaker Pranab Kumar Gogoi on Monday said he would refer to the Privilege Committee alleged inaction over non-utilisation of a two-year old flood relief fund for Sonitpur district despite his ruling on the issue in the last session of the House.
13 Dec 2014
Dehradhun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat has announced that a state-level committee will be constituted to prepare a Detailed Project Report (DPR) on different projects of the state related to Union Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation.
13 Dec 2014
New Delhi: There is a strong sense of apprehension and uncertainty among states like Uttarakhand following the Union Government's proposal to wind up the Planning Commission, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat said on Saturday.
12 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharati directed revival of dormant institutions functioning under her ministry else they will be closed down.
09 Dec 2014
Peshawar: Vegetables from India have flooded local markets in this northwestern Pakistani city, giving relief to the common man by helping in slashing of prices by nearly half.
08 Dec 2014
New Delhi: The Jammu and Kashmir government's demand for a Rs 42000 crore package to deal with the situation created by the recent floods will be referred to an appropriate committee which deals with such issues, government told the Lok Sabha.
09 Aug 2014
Uttarkashi: Heavy rainfall in Uttarkashi has created problem for local residents. The city witnessed another bout of heavy rainfall and cloudburst, leading to cut-off villages and wash away of roads and bridges at several places.