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...
Dehradun, Jan 31
Ending months of speculation about a change of guard, Vijay Bahuguna today resigned as Uttarakhand Chief Minister amid indications that Union Minister Harish Rawat has emerged as a strong contende...
Dehradun, Jan 18
An intense cold wave left people shivering across Uttarakhand today with heavy snowfall lashing the higher reaches and incessant rains in the plains.Mussoorie received about eight inches of...
New Delhi, Jan. 9
Multi-lateral funding agency World Bank will provide $250 million loan to construct disaster resilient houses and roads in disaster-hit Uttarakhand.
“The Government of India, the Governme...
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”.»
New Delhi, February 4
Cabinet panel adds Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Chhattisgarh and Uttarakhand to the list
Dehradun, Jan 23
To boost job opportunities in the hill state, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna today said the state government was giving job oriented education to students and claimed to have outdone th...
New Delhi, Jan 15
“It will catalyse industrial development in Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand and generate gainful employment, especially for rural youth.”
Dehradun, Jan 9
The Uttarakhand government has demanded setting up of a Central Medical College in the hill state for strengthening health services and medical education.
The request was made by Chief Mi...