updated 12:07 PM UTC, Jun 27, 2017

Engineer Killed, 2 Pilots Injured In Badrinath Helicopter Crash

Saturday, 10 June 2017 09:21
DEHRADUN: A crew member was killed and two pilots were injured when a helicopter carrying pilgrims crash-landed just after taking off from the Himalayan shrine of Badrinath in Uttarakhand today. All the five passengers were safe. An official at the…

Rains trigger landslide on Gangotri highway in Uttarakhand

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 12:56
Dehradun: More than five dozen people were stranded and the priest of a famous temple was trapped under debris in Gangotri after heavy rains triggered a landslide in the region on Tuesday morning, an official said.The landslide took place on…

Heavy rains hit Uttarakhand, 7 killed

Friday, 01 July 2016 15:44
Dehradun: At least seven people were killed following cloudburst and landslides as heavy rains lashed Pithoragarh and Chamoli districts of Uttarakhand, officials said on Friday."As many as 30 people have been trapped in the debris following landslides in Bastia village…

Heavy rains hit Uttarakhand

Friday, 01 July 2016 11:33
Dehradun: Heavy rains have continued to pound the hilly areas of Uttarakhand on Friday.Officials said a cloud burst in Pithoragarh inundated the entire region, causing problems to the people.Large tracts of agriculture fields were destroyed in Suva village of the…

Rain, landslides block roads in Uttarakhand

Wednesday, 29 June 2016 11:58
Dehradun: Heavy rains and landslides have blocked many roads in the hill state of Uttarakhand, an official said on Wednesday.The roads include the Kedarnath highway and the Badrinath highway at Nandprayag.Efforts were on to clear the roads and bring the…

Rains disrupt Char Dham Yatra, president fails to reach Kedarnath

Thursday, 23 June 2016 11:20
Dehradun: Heavy rains and inclement weather have disrupted the annual 'Char Dhaam Yatra' which takes devotees to the shrines of Kedarnath, Badrinath, Yamunotri and Gangotri.Heavy rains have lashed the region in the past 48-hours, leading to stoppage of the air…

Heavy rains predicted in Uttarakhand for next 24-hours

Thursday, 16 June 2016 12:18
Dehradun: Heavy rains have been predicted for Uttarakhand in the next 24-hours, an official said on Thursday.The hill state which has been receiving rains in the past two days has been warned of moderate to very heavy rainfall over the…

Uttarakhand bureaucrat dies in Noida

Monday, 06 June 2016 11:53
Dehradun: Akshat Gupta, District Magistrate of Uttarakhand's Udhamsingh Nagar, died after suffering a heart attack, officials said.The 2006 batch IAS officer was just 38 years old. Gupta was visiting his parents in Noida when he started feeling uneasy and breathless…

At least 11 killed in Uttarakhand in storm, landslide

Monday, 23 May 2016 15:25
Dehradun: At least 11 people, including a woman and two children, have been killed and many injured in Uttarakhand in a storm, police said on Monday.The storm struck some parts of the hill state late on Sunday and triggered a…

16 girls taken ill after breakfast in Nainital school

Monday, 16 May 2016 12:50
Nainital: Sixteen school girls were taken ill on Monday due to food poisoning at the Mohan Lal Shah Bal Vidya Mandir here, police said.The girl students are hostellers and had come to the playground after breakfast at the hostel mess.They…