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.
24 Jun 2014
Hyderabad: In a bid to identify the victims of last year's Uttarakhand floods tragedy, city-based Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics (CDFD) with the state government is trying to contact relatives of missing persons and obtain blood samples for DNA matching.
17 Jun 2014
New Delhi: A year after it witnessed the deadliest natural calamity ever, the Kedar Valley of Garhwal Himalayan region in Uttarakhand is still unsafe to visit. Despite several promises made by the state government, the lack of machineries with the administration to fight such disaster in future remains a serious concern.
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.
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.
17 Jul 2014
Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat arrived in Dehradun after he was discharged from AIIMS in Delhi. Rawat was admitted to the premier medical institute after he sustained a neck injury during a rough helicopter ride.
16 Jul 2014
Dehradun: The annual Hindu pilgrimage of Char Dham that takes devotees to Gangotri, Yamunotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath shrines was halted on Wednesday following heavy rain in Uttarakhand, officials said.
13 Jul 2014
Dehradun: Seeking unmitigated support of the people for Congress candidates in the July 21 by-polls to three Assembly seats in Uttarakhand, Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Sunday said it will help him set the state firmly on the path of development.
16 Jul 2014
Dehradun: Uttarakhand government is planning to provide job reservations for dependents of those killed in the devastating floods last year.
14 Jul 2014
Dehradun: Alleging a mining scam worth thousands of crores in Uttarakhand, former chief minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has demanded a CBI probe into the illegal mining activities in the Ganga and other rivers' bed.