In the last six years, this district has been jolted as many times by quakes of magnitude 4 to 5.1. In 2012 and 2013, flash floods killed hundreds and left thousands homeless.
Rawat also clarified that the reliefs announced by the state government apply to both farmers and horticulturists.
A moderate earthquake measured at 5.1 on the richter scale struck the Chamoli and Gopeshwar districts in Uttarakhand.
Pushkar, who is traumatized, was first seen by one of his relatives near Rudraprayag Bypass road on March 21.
Nominations for the bypoll will begin on March 3 and go on till March 10.
Despite facing adverse weather condition, NIM has been continuing the reconstruction works in the temple area.
9 persons were travelling in the vehicle which fell into about 700-meter deep gorge near Matela Band.
Uttarakhand CM Rawat cancelled the meeting of state cabinet which was scheduled to take place today’s afternoon.
Uttarakhand has lined up a budget of Rs 300 crore for the financial year 2015-2016.
U’khand became a separate state in 2000, but BCCI has so far not given its affiliation to any organization for cricket in the state.
Areas above 2,500 metres in the state are prone to snow avalanches in the mentioned time-frame.
The bus met with the accident at 5.30 AM near Bajola village, about 15 km away from Ranikhet.
Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat has made the start of the yatra to Kedarnath, a major money spinner for the region, one of his top priorities.
The Cabinet has also decided to call an all-party meeting over the ESZ issue.
Doctors at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital reattach Uttarakhand factory worker’s palm