Rescuers began evacuating hundreds of pilgrims to safe places in Uttarakhand on Friday after heavy monsoon rains lashed the state.
A British –time state fruit garden at Ranikhet in Uttarakhand is losing its fame owing to a long spell of government apathy, unleashing a number of factors which are hitting the fruit production in the garden, according to horticulture experts.
A controversy erupted on Monday over whether the Indian Institute of Technology-Roorkee (IIT-R) made it mandatory for students to attend a yoga camp held on the occasion of International Yoga Day, though the management said it did not initiate any such move.
Soon, traffic violators in Dehradun will not get away with just a fine--they will be made to watch three short films to get the hang of traffic rules.
At least 14 people are feared killed after a Delhi-bound bus of the Uttarakhand Transport Corporation (UTC) fell into a deep gorge in the hills of Almora district on Saturday afternoon.
The region, affected by the deluge and the floods of the Mandakini, is limping back to normalcy, as the flow of tourists is on the rise and reconstruction work picks up pace. Though the compensations to the victims have been done with by the government, many affected households are yet to come back to normalcy.
The Uttarakhand government has asked the Dehradun Municipal Corporation (DMC) to submit details of disputed house tax rates that have been in the eye of storm for months now.
Residents of Pratap Nagar in Tehri district have threatened to launch a massive protest against ‘inordinate’ delay in construction of Dobra Chanthi bridge in the area.
In a first of its kind, scientists across the country will come together for a two day ‘brain storming and soul searching ‘session at Dehradun from June 12 to deliberate on how to take their scientific plans forward and translate their technologies into mechanisms that benefits common man.
The indictment of the Congress government by two key constitutional bodies in the multi-million relief scandal will not only dent its credibility but will cost the party heavily in the 2017 assembly elections, say analysts.
Rain and snow over the past few weeks have blocked the progress of nature-lovers and adventure-seekers to Uttarakhand’s tourism showpiece, the picture-postcard Valley of Flowers nestled in the lap of Himalayas.
A CAG report on the Uttarakhand flash floods in June 2013 is likely to indict the government for the lack of disaster preparedness in the disaster prone area.
Fresh trouble is brewing for Nestle, as Uttarakhand officials take Maggi samples from key manufacturing plants.
At least three army jawans were injured on Saturday in an explosion at the Gorkha Rifles headquarters in Uttarakhand’s capital Dehradun, officials said.
UP politician DP Yadav, who is serving life term in 23-year-old murder case of Ghaziabad MLA Mahendra Bhati, was denied of bail Uttarakhand High Court.