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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.

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat injured during emergency landing

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 22:56

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat was on Friday injured when the helicopter he was flying in hit turbulence and had a rough landing.

B C Khanduri, Ramesh Pokhariyal Nishank file nominations for LS polls

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 18:10

Four high-profile candidates, including two former chief ministers, today filed their nomination papers for three out of a total of five Lok Sabha seats in Uttarakhand.

More workers to be deployed for Kedarnath route reconstruction

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 20:01

In a bid to speed up reconstruction of roads on `char dham` pilgrimage route, the Uttarakhand government decided to deploy 800 workers on the Gaurikund-Rambada stretch en route to Kedarnath.

Meet to issue death certificates for those missing in Uttrakhand

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 15:32

To speed up the process of issuing death certificates to kin of those who went missing in the calamity in Uttarakhand, a meeting of officials of the states concerned will be held in New Delhi early next month.

Two more bodies recovered from Ganga

Last Updated: Thursday, June 27, 2013, 14:33

Two more bodies swept away in the Uttarakhand flash floods have been recovered from the Ganga river in Nirgajni village.

Govt shielding big fishes involved in Rudrapur land sale: BJP

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 16:06

The state unit of BJP today accused the Uttrakhand government of shielding the "big fishes" involved in the alleged sale of government land at throwaway prices to "influential" persons at Rudrapur in Udhamsingh Nagar district.

Bahuguna refutes charge of using farmers` land for SIDCUL-II

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 24, 2012, 18:37

Vijay Bahuguna refuted allegations that the state government is acquiring fertile agricultural land of farmers in the name of industrial development.

U’khand CM for norm relaxation for opening bank branches

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 23, 2012, 15:34

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna sought relaxation in RBI norms for opening of bank branches in the hilly areas of the state.

Singhal new pro-tem Speaker of U`khand Assembly

Last Updated: Thursday, March 15, 2012, 13:18

Jaspur MLA Shailandra Mohan Singhal, who has been elected for the third consecutive term, was Thursday sworn-in as the pro-tem Speaker of the newly-constituted Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly.

Uttrakhand: Four killed, 23 injured in separate road accident

Last Updated: Saturday, May 07, 2011, 14:54

In two separate road accidents in two districts of Uttrakhand, four persons lost their lives while 23 others were injured, police said here on Saturday.

Hydro power project in Uttrakhand under environ min scrutiny

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 19, 2010, 18:30

The Government has warned Alakananda Hydro Power Company Limited (AHPCL) of closure of its project in Uttarakhand for its failure to comply with environmental norms at the site.