25 Jun 2013
Madhu Pandey of Faridabad, one of the pilgrims who had gone to Kedarnath with her husband Mathura Prasad, brother-in-law Vinod and his wife Vimla, shares the nightmare she had to live through in the Uttarakhand devastation. Though she returned safe and sound, she still shivers thinking about the entire Uttarakhand deluge.
22 Jun 2013
As if the natural disaster and consequent mayhem was not enough, the pilgrims stuck in Kedarnath, were in for another shock, this time from the Nepali hoodlums from the adjoining forests. The Nepalis decamped with their money and belongings, they did not spare the women either.
25 Jun 2013
Nature's fury has devastated the serene region of Uttarakhand encompassing the majestic Kedarnath temple, which has got submerged in about 10 feet of debris, turning the area into a ghost town. Interestingly, both the sanctum sanctorum and the shrine bell are safe.
09 Jul 2013
India's Under-19 World Cup winning captain Unmukt Chand has donated Rs 1 lakh in Mukhya Mantri Rahat Kosh for Uttrakhand flood victims.
06 Apr 2016
Nainital: The Uttarakhand High Court today rejected Centre's plea for deferring the hearing on former Chief Minister Harish Rawat's petition challenging the imposition of President's rule in the state.
04 May 2015
Dehradun: A woman IFS officer and her team were allegedly attacked for trying to stop illegal mining in Rampur area of Nainital district, police said on Monday.
06 Feb 2016
Harare: Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe yesterday declared a 'state of disaster' in many rural areas hit by a severe drought, with 26 percent of the population facing food shortages.
02 Jul 2016
Dehradun: At least 14 bodies have been recovered so far from the debris in villages which were buried in a cloud burst in Uttarakhand, police said today. As many as 39 people were feared dead yesterday in the incident that occurred in six villages of Chamoli and Pithoragarh districts, the police said.
05 Dec 2014
Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat visited Namik, the remotest village in the border district of Pithoragarh, and assured people of making all out efforts to connect them to the mainstream of development.
19 Aug 2014
Dehradun: Chief Minister Harish Rawat has put a ban on foreign tours by ministers, officials and members of the legislative assembly, aiming to cut down on unnecessary expenses and bring about greater transparency in governance.