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177 Thane pilgrims return safely from Uttarakhand

Last Updated: Friday, June 28, 2013, 10:46

A total of 177 pilgrims who had gone for the `Chardham` pilgrimage to Uttarakhand have returned safely to the district till June 25, officials said.

Uttarakhand: A three-year-old rescued, has nowhere to go

Last Updated: Friday, June 28, 2013, 09:45

A three-year-old girl, who is undergoing treatment at a hospital in Dehradun and whose parents went missing since the flash loods hit Uttarakhand, is awaiting help.

Uttarakhand tragedy: Bravehearts honoured, Harshil sector evacuated

Last Updated: Friday, June 28, 2013, 08:56

Twenty bravehearts who were killed in Tuesday`s helicopter crash in Uttarakhand were on Friday given a guard of honour, even as the rescue operations neared completion.

Congress accuses Naidu of enacting `drama`

Last Updated: Thursday, June 27, 2013, 21:41

Congress on Thursday launched a scathing attack on TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu over Wednesday`s scuffle between MPs of both parties in Dehradun, accusing him of enacting a "drama" in the name relief work.

Chopper crash: Antony writes to IAF men`s families

Last Updated: Thursday, June 27, 2013, 21:30

In a special gesture, Defence Minister A K Antony has written letters to the families of five IAF officials killed in Tuesday`s helicopter crash in Uttarakhand, conveying his condolence.

Uttarakhand floods: 3-year-old abandoned baby found in Gaurikund

Last Updated: Thursday, June 27, 2013, 20:29

The doctors at the Dehradun district hospital have been treating a three-year-old baby, who was found abandoned at Gaurikund in Uttarakhand, for the past five days.

U`khnd chopper crash bravehearts to get Guard of Honour

Last Updated: Thursday, June 27, 2013, 18:51

Twenty bravehearts, who died in Tuesday`s chopper crash while rescuing stranded people in flood-ravaged areas of Uttarakhand, will be given a `guard of honour` – a ceremonial mark of respect – by the government in Dehradun.

Govt to focus on locals affected by U`khand floods

Last Updated: Thursday, June 27, 2013, 18:22

As rescue operations for those stranded in Uttarakhand is nearing completion, the government has decided to focus on relief and rehabilitation of locals affected by rains and floods.

Kedarnath set to resume formal puja after two weeks

Last Updated: Thursday, June 27, 2013, 17:35

With the Kedarnath temple premises in Uttarakhand cleared of all dead bodies, shrine authorities are preparing to clean the area and conduct sanctification process, hoping to resume formal pujas after about two weeks.

Low intensity quake hits Pithoragarh

Last Updated: Thursday, June 27, 2013, 15:15

An earthquake of slight intensity, measuring 3.5 on the Richter scale, jolted the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand Thursday.

Darul-Uloom Farangimahal to donate for UKD relief

Last Updated: Thursday, June 27, 2013, 15:10

The teachers and employees of Darul-Uloom Farangimahal here have decided to donate their one month`s salary in the relief fund for the victims of flood ravaged Uttarakhand.

Nine power PSUs to donate Rs 25 cr for Uttarakhand

Last Updated: Thursday, June 27, 2013, 15:05

Nine public sector power companies, including NTPC and PFC, will together contribute Rs 25 crore towards relief works in flood-ravaged Uttarakhand.