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Cloudburst in Uttarkashi affects three villages, damages several houses

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 15:00

A cloudburst and incessant rains affected three villages and washed away several houses in Uttarkashi, Uttrakhand late last night.

Five killed in Uttarakhand landslide, heavy rain alert

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 08:49

Five people were killed in a landslide in Uttarakhand and the meteorological department Monday warned of another round of incessant downpour within 48 hours.

Uttarakhand Govt handling reconstruction work casually: BJP

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 17:56

Opposition BJP in Uttarakhand on Monday said the collapse of an under-construction bridge in Uttarkashi district exposes the "casual manner" in which reconstruction works are being carried out in flood-hit areas of the state.

Sergei Lavrov thanks Sushma Swaraj for helping Russians in Uttarakhand mishap

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 21:39

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Wednesday called his Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj for providing immediate assistance to the Russian tourists who had met with an accident in Uttarakhand yesterday.

Uttarakhand receives fresh snowfall

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 18:59

High altitude areas of Chamoli and Uttarkashi districts of Uttarakhand received fresh snowfall on Tuesday even as the valleys were lashed by moderate rains causing a sharp drop in temperature at most places.

Rs 125 cr additional fund for flood-hit districts in Uttarakhand

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 19:44

Asking officials to immediately start work on projects cleared by Project Implementation Units in the calamity-hit areas, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat said an additional sum of Rs 125 crore will be given to districts to speed up reconstruction work.

23-year-old woman gang-raped, killed

Last Updated: Monday, January 20, 2014, 00:31

Two youths allegedly gang-raped a 23-year-old woman, slit her throat and burnt her body, dumping it into nearby jungles before escaping with her mobile phone and jewellery in Uttarkashi.

Mild tremors felt in Uttarakhand

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 25, 2013, 19:10

A slight intensity earthquake shook parts of Uttarakhand early Wednesday.

Pilgrim from Karnataka killed in car accident in Uttarkashi

Last Updated: Monday, September 30, 2013, 17:51

A pilgrim from Karnataka was on Monday killed and another got injured when a rock rolling down a hillside hit their car in Uttarkashi district, police said here.

Gangotri yatra resumes

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 17:01

Pilgrimage to Gangotri, one of the Char Dhams, resumed on Tuesday after remaining suspended for over three months in the wake of the devastating flashfloods in the state.

Ficci constitutes task force to rebuild Uttarakhand

Last Updated: Monday, September 09, 2013, 17:54

The districts of Uttarkashi, Rudraprayag, Chamoli and Pithoragarh in Uttarakhand have been battered by heavy rains and flash floods, causing huge losses to property, livestock and farm land.

Heavy rains trigger landslides, sweep away road

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 20, 2013, 20:05

Heavy overnight rains lashed a number of places in Uttarakhand, triggering fresh landslides in Uttarkashi district where stretch of a road connecting a remote area was swept away by swollen Tehri lake.