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Uttarakhand put on alert for `very heavy rainfall`

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 10:27

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a heavy rainfall alert for Uttarakhand, prompting evacuations in several areas.

Almora: 23 injured as bus falls into 50-feet gorge

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 14:49

Twenty-three persons were injured, three of them seriously, when a state-owned bus they were travelling in fell into a gorge in Almora district in the wee hours.

Rail budget disappointing for Uttarakhand: Congress

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 23:07

Terming the rail budget as extremely disappointing for Uttarakhand, Congress on Tuesday slammed the Centre for not making any provisions in it for the hill state.

Uttarakhand Govt handling reconstruction work casually: BJP

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 17:56

Opposition BJP in Uttarakhand on Monday said the collapse of an under-construction bridge in Uttarkashi district exposes the "casual manner" in which reconstruction works are being carried out in flood-hit areas of the state.

Second quake in a week hits Pithoragarh; Darma, Johar valleys on alert

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 13:57

An earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Ritcher scale, the second in a week`s time, hit Darma valley of the district on Sunday evening prompting authorities to sound a general alert in the valley and the adjoining Johar valley, District Disaster Management authorities said on Monday.

Kanwar fair: Uttarakhand Police seeks adequate security in 6 states

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 15:35

With the annual Kanwar fair round the corner, the Uttarakhand Police has sought adequate deployment of security personnel at sensitive locations in six states through which the `kanwariyas` (Shiva devotees) pass.

Mild tremors in Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 20:21

Mild tremors were today felt in the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand, MeT office said. A mild earthquake measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale hit Pithoragarh and adjoining areas at 5.6 PM, the MeT office said.

A year after tragedy, U`khand people remember a braveheart

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 13:56

It is a little over a year since a natural calamity of catastrophic proportions hit Uttarakhand but people in the affected areas are still singing paeans to the bravery of Darshan Lal who saved hundreds of lives in Kedar valley when the deluge struck.

Harish Rawat writes to Modi on speedy execution of infra projects

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 18:30

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Tuesday appealed to Narendra Modi to constitute a high powered committee for the speedy implementation of infrastructure projects meant for the state in view of its strategic and environmental importance.

Rawat seeks additional funds of Rs 4000 cr from Centre

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 16:17

Seeking liberal funding from the Centre to address the situation in calamity-ravaged areas of Uttarakhand, Chief Minister Harish Rawat has demanded an additional assistance of Rs 4,000 crore for carrying out the third phase of reconstruction and rehabilitation.