Uttarakhand disaster: Lessons not learnt, pain lingers (A year after)

Uttarakhand disaster: Lessons not learnt, pain lingers (A year after)

Dehradun/Lucknow, June 15 ((Cnews)) Time, it is said, is a great healer. For the hundreds of villagers in Uttarakhand who lost their homes and livelihoods in the flash floods last June 16 and for the thousands all

Uttarakhand youth jailed for inflammatory FB pictures

Uttarakhand youth jailed for inflammatory FB pictures

Dehradun, July 29 ((Crime News):) A youth was arrested in Udham Singh Nagar of Uttarakhand and sent to jail for posting inflammatory pictures on Facebook, police said Tuesday. An official told (Crime News): the youth,

Uttarakhand CM’s plot: Case against clerks over forgery

Uttarakhand CM’s plot: Case against clerks over forgery

Ghaziabad, July 28 ((Crime News):) Police here Monday registered a criminal case against clerks of the Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) for forging documents to sell a plot of Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat in the Indirapuram area.

Heavy rain alert in Uttarakhand, five dead in landslide

Heavy rain alert in Uttarakhand, five dead in landslide

Lucknow/Dehradun, July 28 ((Crime News):) Ten days after heavy rains pounded Uttarakhand, the meteorological department Monday warned of another round of incessant heavy rains in the state in 48-hours while five people were found dead due to

Three held for ONGC exam paper leak bid

Three held for ONGC exam paper leak bid

...or arranging the question paper,” said the official. The ONGC had organised the examination for 842 posts of Class I executives. “This year, to avoid any delay in commencement of the examination, the organisers decided

Poor business: Uttarakhand tourism still reeling from flood tragedy (A year after)

Poor business: Uttarakhand tourism still reeling from flood tragedy (A year after)

...ag (Uttarakhand), June 17 ((Cnews)) A year has passed since the great floods hit the picturesque Himalayan state of Uttarakhand, but the tourism industry on which the state is so dependent has clearly failed to bounce back,

2013 Uttarakhand disaster: Rajnath reviews restoration

2013 Uttarakhand disaster: Rajnath reviews restoration

New Delhi, June 17 ((Cnews)) Home Minister Rajnath Singh Tuesday reviewed the progress of restoration work following the 2013 natural disaster in Uttarakhand, a home ministry statement said. He reviewed the status in respect of

NoW’s Andy Coulson jailed for phone hacking

NoW’s Andy Coulson jailed for phone hacking

London, July 4 ((Crime News):) Andy Coulson, ex-editor of the now defunct News of the World (NoW) newspaper, was sentenced to 18 months in jail Friday for conspiracy to hack phones, BBC reported. The 46-year-old,

Dabholkar murder: Ex-top cop slaps defamation notice on news magazine

Dabholkar murder: Ex-top cop slaps defamation notice on news magazine

Pune, July 21 ((Crime News):) Former Pune police commissioner Gulabrao Pol Monday sent defamation notice seeking Rs.100 crore (Rs.one billion) in damages from the editor and reporter of a English news magazine for alleging that he sought

17 Uttarakhand policemen convicted of murder

17 Uttarakhand policemen convicted of murder

New Delhi, June 6 ((Cnews)) A court Friday convicted 17 out of the 18 Uttarakhand policemen accused of killing a 22-year-old MBA student in a staged shoot-out in Dehradun in 2009 for murder or conspiracy to murder.