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...
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, 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...
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.»