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Rail budget disappointing for Uttarakhand: Congress

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 23:07

Terming the rail budget as extremely disappointing for Uttarakhand, Congress on Tuesday slammed the Centre for not making any provisions in it for the hill state.

Ponty Chadha killing: Notice to accused on police plea

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 22:08

The Delhi High Court Tuesday issued notice to all the 21 accused involved in the killing of liquor baron Ponty Chadha and his brother Hardeep on the plea of city police, challenging the trial court`s order of dropping murder charges against them.

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.

Kanwar fair: Uttarakhand Police seeks adequate security in 6 states

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 15:35

With the annual Kanwar fair round the corner, the Uttarakhand Police has sought adequate deployment of security personnel at sensitive locations in six states through which the `kanwariyas` (Shiva devotees) pass.

Mild tremors in Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 20:21

Mild tremors were today felt in the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand, MeT office said. A mild earthquake measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale hit Pithoragarh and adjoining areas at 5.6 PM, the MeT office said.

A year after tragedy, U`khand people remember a braveheart

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 13:56

It is a little over a year since a natural calamity of catastrophic proportions hit Uttarakhand but people in the affected areas are still singing paeans to the bravery of Darshan Lal who saved hundreds of lives in Kedar valley when the deluge struck.

Harish Rawat writes to Modi on speedy execution of infra projects

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 18:30

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.

Rawat seeks additional funds of Rs 4000 cr from Centre

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 16:17

Seeking liberal funding from the Centre to address the situation in calamity-ravaged areas of Uttarakhand, Chief Minister Harish Rawat has demanded an additional assistance of Rs 4,000 crore for carrying out the third phase of reconstruction and rehabilitation.

IIT Roorkee committed to rebuilding lives in Uttarakhand: Director

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 12:59

A year has passed since Uttarakhand was ravaged by floods, but the Himalayan state still lies in shambles. Hoping to avoid future disasters, IIT Roorkee is studying the "dynamic behaviour" of the rivers, which have changed their course, to adopt suitable measures, says its director Pradipta Banerji.

Over a dozen adventure tourism destinations soon in Uttarakhand ?

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 15:20

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.

EC to publish Uttarakhand panchayat polls results online

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 22:34

For the first time, Uttarakhand panchayat poll results will be available on the internet and mobile phones.

Congress announces candidates for Assembly bypolls in Uttarakhand

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 20:04

The ruling Congress in Uttarakhand today announced its candidates for the three Assembly seats in the hill state where bypolls are slated to be held next month.