IAF choppers undertook 1,600 sorties during LS polls: Arup Raha

The recent Lok Sabha elections saw Indian Air Force helicopters undertaking 1,600 sorties to take officials and equipment around the country while it handled about 3,500 chopper sorties in wake of Uttrakahnd flood last year rescuing more than 25,000 people.

Never asked Uttarakhand Governor to quit: Rajnath Singh

A day after the Supreme Court issued notice to the Centre on Uttarakhand Governor`s plea challenging Narendra Modi government`s moves to ease him out of office, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said there was no move to remove Aziz Qureshi.

Cloudburst in Uttarkashi affects three villages, damages several houses

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Singhal new pro-tem Speaker of U`khand Assembly

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

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.

Massive stocks of wheat found rotting in U`khand

According to media reports, the grain stocks were meant for the consumption of flood-ravaged victims.

Hydro power project in Uttrakhand under environ min scrutiny

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.

Khanduri meets Koshiyari, raises speculation of new alignment

Signalling a new political
alignment against Uttarakhand Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal
Nishank, two senior BJP leaders belonging to rebel camp had a
closed door meeting, the second such exercise in a week.

Uttrakhand imposes surcharge on food items, consumer goods

The Uttarakhand government on Sunday
announced a surcharge of 0.5-1 per cent on select consumer
goods and day-to-day food items like dal, sugar and rice,
which would come into effect from tomorrow.

Uttrakhand announces ban on Bt brinjal

Uttarakhand on Friday became
the first state in the country to announce a ban on Bt brinjal
even before the Centre takes a final decision on the
introduction of the controversial genetically modified crop.

Punjab blank Uttrakhand 6-0 in Mir Iqbal Hussain Trophy

Riding on Gurpreet`s hat-trick
Punjab thrashed Uttrakhand 6-0 in a Group B encounter of 32nd
sub-junior National Football Championship for Mir Iqbal
Hussain Trophy.

Punjab blank Uttrakhand 6-0 in Mir Iqbal Hussain Trophy

Riding on Gurpreet`s hat-trick
Punjab thrashed Uttrakhand 6-0 in a Group B encounter of 32nd
sub-junior National Football Championship for Mir Iqbal
Hussain Trophy.

Cloudburst: Nishank seeks spl package from Centre

Uttarakhand government on Sunday urged
the Planning Commission to formulate a separate natural
disaster policy for the hills and sought a special package.