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Ukhand flood:Police seek DNA samples of kin of missing persons

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 10, 2013, 15:25

The Uttarakhand Police have sought DNA samples of relatives of those who went missing in the heavy floods that left the hill state devastated in June this year.

India transiting through unprecedented demographic change: President

Last Updated: Monday, September 09, 2013, 18:03

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said it was important to focus on youth and noted that the Bharat Scouts and Guides movement can provide the necessary leadership to them.

Authority to regulate Kedarnath yatra

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 04, 2013, 18:19

The Uttarakhand government has decided to constitute an authority to regulate the Kedarnath yatra and look after reconstruction work in the flood-ravaged town, officials said Wednesday.

`Uttarakhand rehabilitation to take more than a year`

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 28, 2013, 15:58

The tourism sector would also witness a direct employment loss of about 1,80,000 people becoming employed for six months in the current year.

Rs 120 crore compensation distributed in Uttarakhand: CM

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 27, 2013, 15:55

Compensation of Rs 120 crore has been distributed to those affected by floods in Uttarakhand, Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna said Tuesday.

Chiranjeevi announces Rs 5 lakh award for Jodie Underhill

Last Updated: Thursday, August 22, 2013, 18:21

Tourism Minister K Chiranjeevi on Thursday announced Rs 5 lakh award for British activist Jodie Underhill in recognition of her yeoman service towards Uttarakhand flood tragedy relief.

Declare Uttarakhand flood disaster a national calamity: BJP

Last Updated: Friday, August 09, 2013, 23:01

BJP`s Uma Bharti after visiting flood-affected Uttarakhand suggested that tragedy be declared national calamity and President`s Rule imposed in state as government "failed" to deal with the crisis.

Uttarakhand govt okays 2 panels, special unit for crisis response

Last Updated: Monday, August 05, 2013, 18:06

The Uttarakhand Cabinet on Monday cleared proposals for the setting up of two committees for disaster management and a specialised disaster response force to deal with natural calamities in the state.

Rajya Sabha debates Uttarakhand tragedy

Last Updated: Monday, August 05, 2013, 17:45

The Uttarakhand tragedy came up for discussion in Rajya Sabha on Monday with former chief minister Bhagat Singh Koshyari (BJP) alleging that the state government had failed to take appropriate and timely measures.

Warning had been issued before Uttarakhand flood: IMD chief

Last Updated: Saturday, August 03, 2013, 00:31

The India Meteorological Department had issued advance warnings predicting extreme weather conditions in Uttarakhand before the flash-floods in June.

Uttarakhand demands 3,560 cr package to re-construct tourism infra

Last Updated: Friday, July 19, 2013, 14:53

The Uttarakhand government has demanded Rs 3,559.81 crore for the re-construction of tourism infrastructural facilities damaged in massive floods here.

Landslides hit U`Khand, 60 families moved to safer places

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 17, 2013, 20:51

Over 60 families were Wednesday shifted to safer places in Uttarakhand`s Chamoli district after heavy rains lashed many areas triggering landslides.