Women found hanging from tree died of execution: Police

Two women, bodies of whom were found hanging from a tree in Ukhimath area of Rudraprayag district three days ago, died of execution, police said on Thursday.

Uttarakhand likely to get rain, snow

Uttarakhand is likely to get heavy rains and snowfall over the next two days, the weather office here said on Wednesday.

Man declared dead after 2013 Uttarakhand disaster resurfaces

Lost in the flash floods of Uttarakhand that killed thousands and considered as dead by the state government, 46-year-old Pushkar Singh of Chamoli district was found roaming in the streets of Rudraprayag district by his cousin.

Kedarnath shrine to reopen on April 24

The sacred portals of Kedarnath shrine will be reopened on April 24 this year.

Snowfall in higher reaches, showers in plains of Uttarakhand

The high altitude areas in Garhwal Himalayas were covered with a thick shroud of snow today even as Chamoli, Uttarkashi, Rudraprayag and Pithoragarh districts of Uttarakhand received fresh snowfall and the plains were lashed by showers coupled with hail, adding to the chill.

Kedarnath pilgrims to get weather updates on phone

Drawing lessons from 2013 calamity at Kedarnath which caught thousands of pilgrims offguard, the state government has completed the digital mapping of Rudraprayag district which will help pilgrims heading for the Himalayan shrine to get weather updates on their mobile phone.

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.

Red alert issued in Uttarakhand`s Rudraprayag due to heavy rainfall

Uttarakhand authorities issued red alert in Rudraprayag on Wednesday after heavy rainfall was recorded in the region.

Kedarnath Yatra hit by landslides, halted

The Kedarnath Yatra in Uttarakhand was halted after landslides in Rudraprayag blocked the route that leads to the pilgrimage site, officials said.

Chardham yatra to start on May 2

All preparations are complete for the start of Chardham yatra from May 2 with the road from Rudraprayag to Joshimath on way to Badrinath fully black-topped and the snow-clogged highway leading to the Himalayan shrine cleared of snow and opened to traffic, Chief Secretary Subhash Kumar on Sunday said.

Uttarakhand govt orders repair of Char Dham Yatra route in time

Uttarakhand government has ordered completion of all road repair and reconstruction works along Char Dham Yatra route well before the start of the annual pilgrimage in May this year.

Two mild earthquakes hit Uttarakhand

Two mild intensity earthquakes hit Uttarakhand`s Rudraprayag and Chamoli districts in the wee hours on Monday.

Eight more bodies recovered at Kedarnath

Eight highly decomposed bodies were recovered from the debris at Kedarnath.

Landslide damages NH connecting Rishikesh and Kedarnath

A stretch of the National Highway connecting Rishikesh and Kedarnath was damaged due to a landslide at Phata village in Rudraprayag.

Ficci constitutes task force to rebuild Uttarakhand

Industry body Ficci on Monday said it has constituted a task force aiming to rehabilitate flood-ravaged Uttarakhand by building affordable houses.

Locations identified to relocate disaster-hit people

The Uttarakhand government identified over a dozen locations in districts worst hit by the mid-June calamity to relocate people.

Uttarakhand floods: 48 more bodies extricated from Kedarnath area

Forty-eight more bodies were extricated from the heaps of rubble in Uttarakhand`s worst flood-hit Kedarnath area.

Rain hampers relief work in Uttarakhand, Almora SDM still untraced

Rains in Uttarakhand hampered road restoration and relief work as efforts were intensified to search for Almora SDM who was swept away by river Mandakini in Kedarnath in Rudraprayag.

Light rainfall in Uttarakhand

Scattered light rainfall occurred in some parts of Uttarakhand on Sunday while conditions remained overcast throughout the state, official sources said on Sunday.

Uttarakhand aftermath: Relief operations speeded up as weather relents

With weather clearing up, relief operations gained momentum in Uttarakhand as the government came out with a roadmap for clearing tonnes of debris and extricating bodies in Kedarnath.