India | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 16, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today expressed grief over the loss of lives due to heavy rains in Uttarakhand.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 7, 2013
The death toll in the Uttarkhand tragedy continues to mount with 68 more bodies believed to be of pilgrims who died of cold and starvation while trying to escape the devastating June floods being found on way to Kedarnath shrine.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 5, 2013
With the weather clear at most places across Uttarakhand over the past few days, 64 more bodies were found lying over the ridges in Kedar valley and cremated with necessary rituals, a senior police officer said today.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Monday July 1, 2013
At least 1500 people, including locals, are still stranded at Badrinath and Harsil in flood-hit Uttarakahand and rescue operations are on to bring them to safety. 3,000 people remain missing a fortnight after disaster struck the state and authorities...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Surabhi Malik (With Inputs from PTI) | Saturday June 29, 2013
Uttarakhand Assembly Speaker Govind Singh Kunjwal has said that he fears that more than 10,000 people may have died in the flash floods and landslides that have ravaged the state since June 16. Officially, the death toll is nearly 1000.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Wednesday June 26, 2013
Despite rain and overcast skies today, military helicopters continued rescue operations in Uttarakhand today. 11 days after the monsoon struck the hilly state with torrential rain, nearly 6,000 people remain stranded. Nearly 90,000 people have been...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Tuesday June 25, 2013
An Indian Air Force helicopter in Uttarakhand crashed this evening near Gaurikund. All eight people on board have died. Five were air force personnel, the others were civilians. The Air Force has said the rescue operations will continue.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 25, 2013
Rescue operations to evacuate around 9000 stranded people today picked up pace after rains and fog in the morning delayed the mission in Uttarakhand, where the death toll mounted to 822 with 127 more bodies recovered from Kedarnath.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 23, 2013
At least 5,000 people may have been killed in the Uttarakhand deluge, a state minister said on Sunday, as rescuers evacuated by road and air 12,000 more stranded people while 10,000 survivors still remained to be taken to safety.
India | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Sunday June 23, 2013
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna on Saturday said that the death toll in the devastating floods in the state may go up to 1,000. Mr Bahuguna's statement came on a day when the central government estimated that 557 people have been killed in ...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from Agencies) | Sunday June 23, 2013
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna has said that the death toll in the devastating floods in the state may go up to 1,000 - double the number he had announced earlier in the day. 557 people are reported to have died so far. While over 70,000 h...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Shamik Ghosh (with inputs from agencies) | Saturday June 22, 2013
The Army, which has been at the forefront of rescue operations in flood-ravaged Uttarakhand, today located 1000 people in mountains between Gaurikund and Rambara in Kedarnath. Some of them have been rescued by the Army's special forces. Chief Ministe...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Friday June 21, 2013
More than 150 people are reported dead so far from the "Himalayan Tsunami" in Uttarakhand, but at least 60,000 remain trapped in different part of the state. Officials say they expect the death toll to be in the thousands. The army says this is its l...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Thursday June 20, 2013
Though over 150 people are reported dead so far from the "Himalayan Tsunami" in Uttarakhand, officials say they expect the death toll to eventually hit the thousands. Many parts of the state where people are stranded remain inaccessible. 65,000 peopl...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Shamik Ghosh (with inputs from agencies) | Tuesday June 18, 2013
At least 130 people have died in the "killer monsoon" that pulverized the states of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh with torrential rain since Saturday night. More than 70,000 pilgrims remain stranded, many of them were en route to the famous temple...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Shamik Ghosh (With inputs from agencies) | Tuesday June 18, 2013
Monsoon rains wreaked fresh havoc in northern India leading to flash floods, cloudbursts and landslips as the toll climbed to 81. Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh, the two northern states, have been the worst affected. Thousands of people are strande...
India | Agence France Presse | Sunday September 16, 2012
The death toll from a series of landslides and floods has gone upto 45 in Uttarakhand on Saturday as rescuers pulled 17 more bodies from the debris, a state government minister told AFP. 18 people are still feared trapped in debris after cloudburst w...