Dehradun, Dec 31
Announcing a slew of sops for the common man, Uttarakhand government has decided to waive off ’Mandi tax’ from 49 fruits and vegetables and grant an additional compensation of Rs 75,000 for people...
Dehradun, Nov 25
The Uttarakhand Chief Minister, Vijay Bahuguna, has favoured creation of smaller administrative units in the state for rapid redressal of people’s grievances.
Unveiling a statue of his fa...
Dehradun, Nov 15
Cycling enthusiasts of the country will get to witness their own version of ‘Tour the Himalayas’ with India’s first-ever mountain biking race all set to be held here on November 17.
Dehradun, Nov 4
Union Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma will lay the foundation stone of a spice park at Sahaspur near here on November 18.This will be the second spice park in Uttarakhand whose...
Washington, Oct 26
The World Bank has approved $250-million assistance for Uttarakhand, which was hit hard by rains and landslides in June that killed 580 people, to help the State undertake rehabilitation work and...
Gopeshwar, Oct 5
After a gap of nearly three months, pilgrimage to Kedarnath and Badrinath temples formally resumed today as the first batch of nearly 200 devotees paid obeisance at the two Himalayan shrines, leav...
Dehradun, Sept. 17
The uncertainty over the number of people missing in Uttarakhand’s catastrophic flash floods has at last come to an end with the State Government releasing a final list of 4,120 persons, includ...
New Delhi, Sep 13
The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the Centre and Uttarakhand government on a PIL seeking fair distribution of aid and compensation to people affected in natural disaster in the state.»
Haridwar, Sept. 3
Haridwar-based hotelier Sanjay Verma has laid off nearly 20 per cent of his employees and asked a few others to go on leave for a month. Guest house owner Rajendra Keshwani was not able to do b...
Dehradun, Aug 26
Opposition BJP in Uttarakhand will make Bahuguna Government’s alleged slipshod handling of the situation arising out of the June calamity in the state its main poll plank in the 2014 Lok Sabha ele...
Dehradun, Dec 12
Eleven fresh cases of stamp duty evasion have been registered against Ramdev’s Patanjali Yogpeeth Trust by the Uttarakhand government, spelling more trouble for the Yoga guru.
All the ele...
Dehradun, Nov. 20
An Illegal Mining Vigilance Force has been set up in Uttarakhand to rein in the illicit trade. The Force has been given enough powers so that it can take effective steps to rein in illeg...
New Delhi, Nov 15
State-run NHPC has lost 550 million units in generation as its Dhauliganga hydel project in Uttarakhand is still undergoing repairs following landslides that hit the hilly northern State in June.
Pithoragarh, Nov 2
Border trade between India and China, carried on via the Lipulekh Pass here, has concluded for the year after the route was closed for winter.
Lipulekh Pass is situated at an altitude of...
Dehradun, Oct 14
The Union government has decided to set up another spice park in Uttrakhand, at Sahaspur near Dehradun, Commerce and Industries Minister Anand Sharma said on Monday.The first one will come...
New Delhi, Sept 18
The Centre has exempted the hospitality industry in the flood-ravaged Uttarakhand from service tax till March 2014.
The floods and landslides on June 16 had caused extensive damage in Utt...
Patiala, Sep 13
The yatra to Hemkunt Sahib, a Sikh shrine in Uttarakhand, will resume on September 21 after the state government gave its nod to it, an official said on Friday.Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vi...
Dehradun, Sept 7
The death toll in Uttarakhand tragedy continues to mount with 68 more bodies believed to be of pilgrims, who died of cold and starvation while trying to escape the devastating June floods, being f...
Dehradun, Sept 2
Prayers at the Kedarnath shrine, suspended since the mid-June calamity in Uttarakhand, will resume on September 11, Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna yesterday said.
Prayers will take place b...
Coimbatore, Aug 26
The New India Assurance Company has decided to hike the premium rate across terrains where hazards are presumably high. “The quantum of increase will, however, depend on the risk exposur...