New Delhi, Aug 16
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today expressed grief over the loss of lives due to heavy rains in Uttarakhand.Heavy rains have wreaked havoc in Pauri and other districts of Uttarakhand killin...
Dehradun, Aug 15
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat today asked the Centre to extend adequate help to the state government to help clear the dues of sugarcane growers saying that showing regard to farmers was...
June 20, 2014
It’s a long road to recovery yet. But a year after the devastation, Uttarakhand comes to terms with lost lives and livelihoods, mud-mired villages and a temperamental ecology »
New Delhi, June 16
On the first anniversary of the floods and heavy rains along the banks of Alaknanda and Mandakini rivers in Uttarakhand that left thousands dead, the Union Water Resources Ministry has decided to...
Dehradun, May 19
Uttarakhand minister Amrita Rawat, wife of Satpal Maharaj who recently left Congress to join BJP, was today sacked by Chief Minister Harish Rawat from the state Cabinet and an Independent MLA was...
Mumbai, May 14
The University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun, has entered the top five slot of the Global Shell Ideas360, a global competition that invites students to submit cr...
Dehradun, May 7
Around 62 per cent of the voters today cast their votes in Uttarakhand where polling for five Lok Sabha seats completed peacefully amid tight security.
Nearly 62 per cent...
Dehradun, March 10
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Monday said there was an urgent need to raise the standard of education in the state which was not “up to the mark in these highly competitive times”.»
Gopeshwar, Aug 18
Devotees sporting colourful attires thronged Nauti village in Chamoli district today as ’Nandadevi Raj Jat Yatra’ also known as the ‘Himalayan Kumbh’ got off to a ceremonious start with procession...
Dehradun, Aug 16
Seven persons, including a woman, were killed here when three houses were buried in a landslide following heavy showers in the wee hours of the day, taking the toll to 24 in rain-related incidents...
New Delhi, July 29
Moderate to heavy rains lashed most parts of north India triggering landslides in Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand and causing rivers across the region to flow close to the danger mark at several...
New Delhi, June 18
A new Central University for Himalayan Technology will soon be set up in Uttarakhand, said Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Smriti Z Irani, on Tuesday.
The institute will al...
June 13, 2014
Migration has left many Uttarakhand villages literally lifeless; one mountain village is finding ingenious ways to get its people back and stay rooted to the land
New Delhi, May 16
Opposition BJP snatched an early lead over ruling Congress in Uttarakhand relegating the ruling Congress to the second spot in all the five seats at the end of the initial rounds of counting.
Dehradun, May 14
A new water policy will soon be implemented in Uttarakhand with emphasis on preservation of its water resources and their controlled use. Chief Minister Harish Rawat has directed the irr...
Rishikesh, March 25
The Uttarakhand government is planning to relax taxes in the state such as state royalty for peaks, luxury taxes, and peak fee for mountain trekking, to promote tourism and encourage investmen...
Dehradun, March 5
Laptops will be distributed to students who score over 80 per cent marks in class 12 examination of state board as also to those who secure more than 70 per cent marks in higher, technological and...