31 May 2015
New Delhi: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat today said that he has ordered an inquiry into the flood relief scam, adding that strict action would be initiated against those responsible.
29 Jun 2015
Dhaka: At least 21 people have died in devastating flash floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains that lashed Southeastern hilly districts of Bangladesh, officials said yesterday.
26 Jun 2015
Dehradun: With the very first spell of monsoon showers damaging nearly half a dozen roads and bridges in Rudraprayag and Chamoli districts, choppers were today flown to the affected areas with a team of senior officials to assess conditions and ensure safety of Chardham pilgrims.
26 Jun 2015
Lucknow/Dehradun: Following heavy rain across the state, the annual 'Chaar Dhaam Yatra' -- a pilgrimage that takes devotees to Badrinath, Kedarnath, Yamunotri and Gangotri -- in Uttarakhand was disrupted yesterday.
28 Jun 2015
Gopeshwar: Yatra to Badrinath and the Sikh shrine of Hemkund Sahib in Chamoli district remained disrupted for the fourth consecutive day today even as the administration continued to evacuate pilgrims stranded on way to the Himalayan shrines in Uttarakhand.
25 Jun 2015
Ahmedabad: Heavy rains triggered by a deep depression in the weather system claimed as many 34 lives in Gujarat yesterday. Saurashtra region was pounded by incessant rains with Gir, Somnath, Amreli, Bhavnagar, Rajkot and Ahmedabad being the worst-affected districts.
25 Jun 2015
Srinagar: The water level in Jhelum crossed the danger mark at Sangam in South Kashmir early morning today as most parts of the Valley were lashed by incessant rains since yesterday.
15 Jun 2015
Tbilisi: Tigers, lions, a hippopotamus and other animals have escaped from the zoo in Georgia's capital after heavy flooding destroyed their enclosures, prompting authorities to warn residents in Tbilisi to say inside today.
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.
03 May 2014
Dehradun: The Uttarakhand floods may have cost former chief minister Vijay Bahuguna his chair but his successor Harish Rawat feels that the issue will not impact the poll prospects of Congress as his government has taken a slew of measures to rehabilitate the victims.