01 Sep 2014
Tokyo:Around 2.35 million people on Monday took part in a government disaster drill in Japan, hoping to prevent a catastrophe when the quake-prone country is hit by another natural disaster.
26 Aug 2014
Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Monday said that his government will provide all kind of help to ensure more participative role of local bodies in the state's development.
27 Aug 2014
United Nations: Adopting a critical tone, India has told the UN Security Council that ‘imposing solutions’ from outside on nations for conflict prevention is a ‘recipe for instant disaster’ and an ‘interventionist trend’ can exacerbate conflict between and within countries.
23 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Government denied claims made by Uttrakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi that he had been asked to quit and said an appropriate response will be filed before Supreme Court soon.
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.
18 Aug 2014
Uttarkashi: Heavy rainfall in Uttarakhand has resulted in landslide on Yamnotri road. The Uttarkashi district in the state witnessed heavy damage and cutting of several villages from the state.
14 Aug 2014
Dehradun: Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi on Thursday said the country should be grateful to those who laid down their lives for its freedom which earned it the distinction of being the world's largest democracy.
16 Aug 2014
Dehradun: Seven persons including a woman were killed here when three houses were buried in a landslide following heavy showers in the wee hours of the day, taking the toll to 24 in rain-related incidents in two days in Uttarakhand.
20 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Home Minister, Rajnath Singh, on Wednesday emphasised on the strengthening of civil defence organisation in an effort to avert any natural disaster in future.
17 Aug 2014
Dehradun: The Uttarakhand government has allocated Rs 2.5 crore each for the development of infrastructural facilities in disaster-hit districts of the state.