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.
23 Dec 2014
Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Monday inspected the ongoing restoration work at Kedarnath, which had suffered severe damage due to the devastating floods last year, and announced an additional payment for the workers employed in the redevelopment work.
23 Jan 2015
Jammu: Insurance claims amounting to Rs 831.91 crore of those affected by last year's floods have been settled by different banks in Jammu and Kashmir. Banks had so far settled 23,740 insurance claims worth Rs 831.91 crore till January 10, according to state Finance Department officials.
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.
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.
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.
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.
09 Jan 2015
Dehradun: Relief work began Friday in Pithoragarh and Chamoli towns of Uttarakhand which were hit by a snow storm on Thursday, officials said on Friday.
19 Jan 2015
Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat laid foundation stones of development projects worth Rs 175.99 crore in Bageshwar district.