Dissolution of Planning Commission may delay funds: Uttarakhand CM

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Tuesday said the sudden dissolution of the Planning Commission may be responsible for the delay in Central funds reaching the states, alleging that the central assistance sought for police modernisation in the state is still awaited.

Uttarakhand Governor takes stock of reconstruction work at Kedarnath

Uttarakhand Governor K K Paul on Saturday visited Kedarnath to review the reconstruction work underway at the Himalayan shrine.

Man-eater leopardess shot dead

 A leopardess which killed a ten-year-old boy and created panick in Fulsani area on the outskirts of the city for sometime has finally been shot dead, a forest officer said here on Saturday.

Mining is only anti-dote to curb rising level of rivers: Rawat

 Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Friday appealed to opposition BJP to refrain from using terms like "mining mafia" while attacking the government and said mining within legal sanctions is necessary to save cities located along the banks of rivers.

Snow avalanches likely to hit Uttarakhand, alert sounded

An alert has been sounded in the high-altitude districts of Uttarakhand in view of a communication from the Centre predicting snow avalanches in areas located above 2,500 metres in the hill state.

KK Paul sworn in as Uttarakhand Governor

Dehradun: Krishna Kant Paul was Thursday sworn in as the sixth Governor of Uttarakhand.

Teenage Delhi girl trampled to death by elephant

A teenage Delhi girl was chased and trampled to death by a wild elephant in Rajaji National Park area after her family decided to take an ancient and heavily forested route to reach Neelkanth temple in Pauri district.

Heavy snowfall in higher reaches of Uttarakhand

Dehradun: The higher reaches of Uttarakhand today received snowfall while the plains were lashed by rains, adding to the winter chill.

Pilgrims of Char Dham will get better facilities: Rawat

Pilgrims visiting Char Dham in Uttarakhand from this year will get better amenities, including lodging facilities and medical aid, Chief Minister Harish Rawat said.

Watch: 20 riders discovering India on Yamaha Mission 10,000km- Part II

Mission 10,000km - an initiative by Yamaha and Zee Media Corp Ltd, is an expedition in which 20 riders embarked on a journey of self-discovery aboard the FZS FI version 2.0.

Watch: 20 riders discovering India on Yamaha Mission 10000km

Mission 10,000km - an initiative by Yamaha and Zee Media Corp Ltd, is an expedition in which 20 riders embarked on a journey of self-discovery aboard the FZS FI version 2.0.

Snowfall in Uttarakhand adds to winter chill in UP

Lucknow/Dehradun: Uttar Pradesh continued to reel under cold wave conditions Tuesday after fresh snowfall in the neighbouring hill state of Uttarakhand.

Rawat seeks additional package of Rs 4000 crore from Centre

The Uttarakhand government on Wednesday sought an additional package of Rs 4,000 crore from the Centre to carry out rehabilitation and reconstruction work in the disaster-hit areas of the hill state.

NIA starts probe into Roorkee explosion

Two days after a 12-year-old school boy was killed in an explosion in Roorkee town, Uttarakhand police have interrogated 8-10 persons even as the National Investigation Agency has started its probe into the blast.

Uttarakhand minister advises parents to keep an eye on children

Asking parents to draw lessons from the rape and murder of a minor in Haldwani, a senior Uttarakhand minister on Thursday appealed to them to keep an eye on their minor children if they take them to wedding ceremonies.

Akhilesh meets Rawat, agrees to create mechanism to sort out issues of common interest

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday held a meeting with his Uttarakhand counterpart Harish Rawat at the latter's official residence here and decided to create a mechanism to sort out issues of common interest especially better use of assets and properties?between the two neighbouring states.

New eco-tourism zone opened at Corbett Tiger Reserve

A new eco-tourism zone was today opened at Uttarakhand's famous Corbett Tiger Reserve for tourists and wildlife lovers.

Attack on Harish Rawat a "conspiracy to kill him": Upadhyay

Congress on Sunday alleged that the attack on Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat was a "conspiracy to kill him" and said the party responsible for the incident should be derecognised for at least six years.

Uttarakhand Speaker orders probe into sting operation

The first day of Uttarakhand Assembly's Winter Session on Monday witnessed ruckus by opposition BJP over a sting operation that reportedly shows a member of the ruling alliance claiming that "he can topple" the government, following which Speaker ordered a probe.

Sting operation issue rocks Uttarakhand Assembly

The Uttarakhand Assembly was adjourned repeatedly on Monday after opposition BJP created a ruckus demanding a discussion over the issue of a sting operation reportedly involving a member of the ruling alliance claiming to topple the government.