India | Press Trust of India | Sunday January 18, 2015
An alert has been sounded in the high-altitude districts of Uttarakhand in view of a communication from the Centre predicting snow avalanches in areas located above 2,500 metres in the hill state.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday January 11, 2015
Uttarakhand Governor KK Paul today greeted people on the occasion of the birth anniversary of social reformer, philosopher and thinker Swami Vivekananda.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday January 2, 2015
The higher reaches of Uttarakhand today received snowfall while the plains were lashed by rains, adding to the winter chill.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 30, 2014
Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi, who had taken the Union government to Supreme Court for alleged attempts to ease him out of office, was today shifted to Mizoram.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday December 18, 2014
Intense cold wave conditions accompanied by snowfall have left 24 people dead in Uttarakhand, officials said on Thursday.
Cities | Edited by Zoya Anna Thomas | Saturday December 6, 2014
An 8-year-old boy was killed after a country-made bomb exploded in Uttarakhand's Roorkee this morning.
India | Reported by Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Anindita Sanyal (with PTI inputs) | Thursday November 13, 2014
The body of a 27-year-old tourist from Delhi, who was raped and murdered three weeks ago during a visit to Uttarakhand, is believed to have been fished out of river Yamuna in Uttarkashi today.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 11, 2014
The government on Monday reviewed the progress of highway projects in the states of Uttar Pradesh or UP and Uttarakhand and sought immediate solutions to remove bottlenecks delaying these assignments.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday November 10, 2014
As the journalists jostled to take pictures of Manohar Parrikar, after he filed his nomination for Rajya Sabha elections from Uttar Pradesh today, the new defence minister jokingly asked Rs 10 as royalty.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 5, 2014
A charitable organisation founded by billionaire NRI entrepreneur Manoj Bhargava has pledged Rs 500 crore to fund development activities in Uttarakhand.
Tuesday October 28, 2014
Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) has received a contract worth Rs 422 crore related to a 444 MW Vishnugad Pipalkoti hydroelectric power project in Uttarakhand.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Monday October 27, 2014
MK?Kaushik will monitor all domestic hockey activities in the central zone comprising Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Orissa, Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand from November 1.
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.