India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 30, 2014
About 32 lakh pensioners across the country have benefitted from the revision of minimum pension to Rs 1,000, out of which 4,439 pensioners are from Uttarakhand alone, Union Minister for Women and Child Welfare Maneka Gandhi said today.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday September 25, 2014
The Centre on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that the government needs the cooperation of Ganga-basin states - Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal - for the successful execution of its project to clean the Ganga.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 23, 2014
Five persons were killed when a jeep fell into a gorge on Vironkhal-Baijaro road in Pauri Garhwal
India | Press Trust of India | Friday September 19, 2014
Opposing the Indo-China pact on seeking an alternative route to Mansarovar through Nathula in Sikkim, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat today said it goes against the religious sentiments of people across the country.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 16, 2014
Uttarakhand's resident commissioner today handed over a cheque of Rs 10 crore to his Jammu and Kashmir counterpart in New Delhi on behalf of Chief Minister Harish Rawat for the flood-hit people of the state.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 14, 2014
BJP President Amit Shah today said soon after coming to power UPA had abolished an effective anti-terrorism law while the Narendra Modi government among its first tasks set up SIT to bring back black money stashed by Indians abroad.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday September 13, 2014
At least 16 people were killed and over a dozen passengers seriously injured when a bus fell into a gorge in Uttarakhand on Saturday, police said.
India | Written by Siddharth Pandey | Tuesday September 9, 2014
Environmentalists say last year's devastating flash floods in Uttarakhand, in which at least 5,000 were killed, and the unprecedented deluge in Jammu and Kashmir this year, both have the same cause - urbanization, reduced forest cover and erratic mon...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Anindita Sanyal (With agency inputs) | Sunday September 7, 2014
Nearly 150 have died in Jammu and Kashmir which is witnessing its worst flood in 50 years. Lakhs of people over 10 districts have been hit. Chunks of Srinagar are under water, including the Army Cantonment. The Army, which has launched a major rescue...
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 7, 2014
A year after the devastating deluge in Uttarakhand, Central Water Commission (CWC) is developing mathematical models to "quickly" assess the extent of damage landslides may cause in the Himalayan states of the country.
India | Agence France Presse | Wednesday August 27, 2014
A 56-year-old Indian woman is recovering in hospital after killing a leopard that attacked her as she tended her fields armed only with a sickle in Uttarakhand.
India | Reported by Tania Saili Bakshi, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday August 26, 2014
Killing a big cat with bare hands had so far been the domain of Africa's Masai warriors. But an elderly woman in an Uttarakhand village - 56-year-old Kamla -- has equalled the feat.
India | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With inputs from Agencies) | Friday August 22, 2014
The government today claimed that it did not attempt to force Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi from his office. Yesterday, the Supreme Court ordered the Centre to explain whether Mr Qureshi had received two phone calls from the Centre asking him to ...
Cheat Sheet | Agencies | Monday August 18, 2014
Heavy monsoon rains have created flood havoc in four states across north India - Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Uttarakhand and West Bengal - with dozens killed and lakhs affected.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 17, 2014
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said today that India is prepared to deal with any threat from across the border but pitched for diplomatic efforts to curb incidents of incursion if any.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Vishnu Varma | Sunday August 17, 2014
At least 27 people have been killed in the last 48 hours in rain-related incidents as floods and landslides have rocked the hill state of Uttarakhand.
India | Edited by Sugam Singhal | Saturday August 16, 2014
Twenty three people have been killed in the last 36 hours in landslides and incidents of house collapse as heavy rain continued to lash the hill state of Uttarakhand on Saturday.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 16, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today expressed grief over the loss of lives due to heavy rains in Uttarakhand.
India | Edited by Vishnu Varma | Saturday August 16, 2014
Nineteen people have been killed in the last 24 hours in landslides and incidents of house collapse as heavy rain continued in the hill state of Uttarakhand on Saturday.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday August 15, 2014
Twenty-three people were killed in rain-related incidents in Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh as heavy showers wreaked havoc in the hill states even as humid conditions prevailed in most parts of north India today.