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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.

IIT Roorkee committed to rebuilding lives in Uttarakhand: Director

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 12:59

A year has passed since Uttarakhand was ravaged by floods, but the Himalayan state still lies in shambles. Hoping to avoid future disasters, IIT Roorkee is studying the "dynamic behaviour" of the rivers, which have changed their course, to adopt suitable measures, says its director Pradipta Banerji.

Over a dozen adventure tourism destinations soon in Uttarakhand ?

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 15:20

In a bid to revive the tourism sector badly hit by last year`s calamity in Uttarakhand, the state government has identified over a dozen places spread over eight districts to develop them as adventure tourism destinations.

EC to publish Uttarakhand panchayat polls results online

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 22:34

For the first time, Uttarakhand panchayat poll results will be available on the internet and mobile phones.

Sonia Gandhi visits Shiva temple, interacts with locals in Kausani

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 22:27

On a personal trip to the hill town of Kausani in Uttarkhand`s Bageswar district, Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday acquainted with locals.

Congress announces candidates for Assembly bypolls in Uttarakhand

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 20:04

The ruling Congress in Uttarakhand today announced its candidates for the three Assembly seats in the hill state where bypolls are slated to be held next month.

Harish Rawat demands expansion of rail network in Uttarakhand

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 18:02

Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Tuesday demanded expansion of railway network in Uttarakhand in view of the strategic importance of the state which shares borders with China and Nepal.

U`khand tragedy: Blood samples of relatives to be collected

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 22:12

For identification of victims of last year`s Uttarakhand floods tragedy, city-based Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics (CDFD) and Uttarakhand government are trying to contact relatives of missing persons and obtain blood samples for DNA matching.

Hridayesh to take important decisions in Rawat`s absence

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 21:36

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat, undergoing treatment at AIIMS for a neck injury, today authorised his seniormost Cabinet colleague Indira Hridayesh to take important administrative decisions in his absence.

Kishore Upadhyay takes charge as U`khand Cong chief, rubbishes reports of factional feud

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 23:12

Newly-appointed Uttarakhand Pradesh Congress Committee president Kishore Upadhyay formally assumed charge at the party headquarters here this evening, amidst conspicuous absence of former Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna and his loyalists.