Dehradun, Nov 8
The Uttarakhand government has decided to grant a pension of Rs 800 per month to purohits living in the hills to stop their migration to the plains in search of livelihood, a senior official said...
Dehradun, Oct 25
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat has asked the Centre to extend the period of tax concessions announced for the State in the wake of last year’s catastrophic floods, by three years to help...
New Delhi, Aug 21
The Supreme Court today issued notice to the Centre on Uttarakhand Governor’s plea challenging Narendra Modi government’s moves to ease him out of office, bringing the controversy over removal of...
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...
New Delhi, Nov 30
Union Tourism and Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma today extended full support to Uttarakhand in promoting it as a major tourism destination and exhorted people to take forward the cleanliness campa...
Dehradun, Nov 1
BJP MP from Haridwar and former Uttarakhand Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhariyal Nishank has identified Govardhanpur village under Khanpur assembly segment of his constituency to develop it as a model...
Dehradun, Sept 24
Accusing successive Congress governments in Uttarakhand of doing nothing for the sole Sanskrit University based in Haridwar, Governor Aziz Qureshi today said it was unfortunate considering the fac...
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.