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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.

HC pulls up Uttarakhand govt over recovery of bodies in Kedarnath

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 00:56

Pulling up the state government over recovery of skeletal remains of victims of flash floods one year after the tragedy, the Uttarakhand High Court on Friday directed it to explain reasons and fix responsibility for the "negligence" as well as ensure that DNA samples of the dead are preserved and their last rites performed properly.

Rafting in Ganga stopped 12 days ahead of schedule

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 14:28

With the Ganga and its tributaries in spate following heavy pre-monsoon rains in parts of Uttarakhand, rafting in the river has been stopped 12 days ahead of schedule for safety reasons.

Odisha woman awaits her husband`s return from U`khand

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 13:39

A woman is still waiting for the return of her husband, who went missing in the flash floods in Uttarakhand though a year has passed since then.

SASB `apprehensive` about Amarnath yatra commencing next week

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 23:38

With the entire route to Amarnath shrine still buried under a thick blanket of snow, SASB authorities said they have "serious apprehensions" about the commencement of the annual pilgrimage which is scheduled to begin next week.

Expert team to assess restoration works at Kedarnath shrine

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 21:19

An expert team on Wednesday left for Kedarnath to assess the restoration works carried out at the eight century shrine, which was hit by the deluge in Uttarakhand last year.

Red alert issued in Uttarakhand`s Rudraprayag due to heavy rainfall

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 22:23

Uttarakhand authorities issued red alert in Rudraprayag on Wednesday after heavy rainfall was recorded in the region.

Uttarakhand CM to remain hospitalised for some more time

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 15:27

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat, who was admitted to AIIMS in Delhi on June 13 after sustaining a neck injury during a rough chopper ride, is likely to remain hospitalised for some more time as he is still under observation, his aide said here.

44 skeleton remains found in Kedar valley so far

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 15:24

A year after a massive deluge hit Uttarakhand causing extensive damage to areas close to Kedarnath, authorities have so far recovered 44 skeletal remains of the victims from the valley since March this year.

Archaeologists to assess Kedarnath temple

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 14:13

A team of archaeologists and officials left for the Kedarnath temple in Uttarakhand to assess the condition of the shrine that was badly damaged in flash floods a year ago.