Yamaha’s ‘Mission 10000km’ reaches Chandigarh

Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt. Ltd. flagged off its ‘Mission 10000KM’ with Bollywood star and Brand ambassador, John Abraham & Miss India 2014 Koyal Rana at National Stadium, New Delhi.It has now reached Chandigarh.

Construction plan for new Kedarpuri to be unveiled soon: Uttarakhand CM

An elaborate construction plan for a new township near Kedarnath will be rolled out soon keeping in mind safety of the famed Himalayan shrine as suggested by experts, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat said on Wednesday.

Uma Bharti says 'defecation near Kedarnath shrine caused Uttarakhand floods'

In what can leave the rationalists completely baffled, the Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti has reportedly claimed that defecation near the pious Kedarnath shrine had caused June 2013 Uttarakhand's devastating floods that killed dozens.

First twins to scale Mount Everest inspire city school kids

Dehradun based mountaineers, who scaled the Mount Everest last year, recently visited the city to interact with students on how to follow their passion for adventure and promote the cause of Indian girl child. Patricia Mascarenhas reports

U'khand govt donates Rs 10 crore for flood-hit J&K people

Uttarakhand's resident commissioner Tuesday handed over a cheque of Rs 10 crore to his Jammu and Kashmir counterpart in New Delhi on behalf of Chief Minister Harish Rawat for the flood-hit people of the state.

Robbery case: Locals protest by blocking road in Dehradun

Angry locals Thursday blocked the Dehradun-Haridwar road in protest against the murder of a youth during a robbery incident here.

Uttarakhand seeks reimbursement of money spent by it on char dham routes

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Tuesday asked the Centre to reimburse over Rs 50 crore spent by the state on reconstruction of roads to the four famous Himalayan shrines.

Child trafficking gang busted, five infants rescued in Uttarakhand

Five infants aged between 4-8 months were rescued when police busted a child-trafficking gang and arrested four of its members.

Fresh list of statehood agitationists to be prepared: Rawat

The state government will prepare a fresh list of statehood agitationists incorporating the names of those who qualify as per norms to figure in it but have been left out for some reason or the other, Chief Minister Harish Rawat has said.

Uttarakhand to set up milk development council to boost production

A milk development council will be set up in Uttarakhand to promote milk production in the state by creating better coordination among milk unions and linking the trade with self-employment.

Uttarakhand CM says no to foreign tours by govt functionaries

Chief Minister Harish Rawat has put a ban on foreign tours by ministers, officials and members of the Legislative Assembly, aiming to cut down on unnecessary expenses and bring about greater transparency in governance.

Uttarakhand rains: Body found from collapsed houses

Body of a woman was on Monday recovered from under the rubble of collapsed houses in Parsoli village of Pauri district where heavy rains had wreaked havoc recently flattening a number of houses in several villages and killing 14 persons.

20 killed, two injured as train hits autorickshaw in Bihar

Twenty people, including eight children, were killed on Monday when a speeding train rammed into a packed autorickshaw at a railway crossing between Semra and Sugauli stations in Bihar`s East Champaran district, the police said.

Surprise inspections to be conducted in Uttarakhand schools

Surprise inspection of schools will be conducted in Uttarakhand on a weekly basis to check absenteeism among teachers and ensure improvement in the quality of education.

Yatra to Kedarnath remains suspended

With the Rishikesh-Kedarnath National Highway blocked at Doliyadevi near Fata and intermittent rains continuing, district authorities Thursday decided to keep the Kedarnath yatra suspended till July 26.

Preparations complete for Assembly bypoll in Uttarakhand

All preparations are complete for Monday`s bypolls to three Assembly segments in Uttarakhand, including Dharchula from where Chief Minister Harish Rawat is seeking his entry into the state Assembly.

Harish Rawat writes to Modi on speedy execution of infra projects

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Tuesday appealed to Narendra Modi to constitute a high powered committee for the speedy implementation of infrastructure projects meant for the state in view of its strategic and environmental importance.

Over a dozen adventure tourism destinations soon in Uttarakhand ?

In a bid to revive the tourism sector badly hit by last year`s calamity in Uttarakhand, the state government has identified over a dozen places spread over eight districts to develop them as adventure tourism destinations.

Uttarakhand: Voting underway for 1st phase of Panchayat Elections

Amidst tight security, voting for the first phase of three-tier Panchayat Elections for 19,083 seats in the state is underway, Tuesday.

Uttarakhand`s governor visit to Kedarnath cancelled as chopper develops snag

Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi`s proposed visit to Kedarnath was cancelled on Tuesday as the helicopter which was to take him to the Himalayan shrine developed some technical problem.