India News | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Wednesday July 22, 2015
Under attack over the alleged corruption of three of its top leaders, the BJP today released what it described as a sting that establishes a scam in Uttarakhand, where the Congress is in power with Harish Rawat as Chief Minister.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 18, 2015
With the Uttarakhand government appointed panel giving clean chit to officials in alleged misuse of relief funds after the 2013 natural disaster, BJP today demanded a CBI probe into the irregularities.
India News | Monday July 13, 2015
The Uttarakhand government's incessant focus on the routes of the money-spinning Chardham yatra has detracted attention from the arterial roads that have sustained huge damage in last week's landslides.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday June 8, 2015
Skeletal remains of a human foot were found lying under a heap of rubble in a structure close to Kedarnath temple nearly two years after a catastrophic deluge hit the shrine and other parts of Uttarakhand in June 2013.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday February 6, 2015
The infrastructure in Uttarakhand that was devastated by the flash flood catastrophe of 2013 has been rebuilt and the state has also developed additional facilities to welcome pilgrims for a safe 'Chardham yatra' this year, Chief Minister Harish Rawat said today.
India News | Written by Siddharth Pandey | Tuesday September 9, 2014
Environmentalists say last year's devastating flash floods in Uttarakhand, in which at least 5,000 were killed, and the unprecedented deluge in Jammu and Kashmir this year, both have the same cause - urbanization, reduced forest cover and erratic monsoon.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Anindita Sanyal (with Agency inputs) | Sunday September 7, 2014
Nearly 150 have died in Jammu and Kashmir which is witnessing its worst flood in 50 years. Lakhs of people over 10 districts have been hit. Chunks of Srinagar are under water, including the Army Cantonment. The Army, which has launched a major rescue operation, says the situation is as bad as the flashfloods in Uttarakhand last year. Prime Minister...
Cheat Sheet | Agencies | Monday August 18, 2014
Heavy monsoon rains have created flood havoc in four states across north India - Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Uttarakhand and West Bengal - with dozens killed and lakhs affected.
World News | Reuters | Saturday August 2, 2014
A massive landslide triggered by heavy rains in northeast Nepal on Saturday has killed at least eight people, injured 40 and buried dozens of homes, officials said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 17, 2014
The Uttarakhand government has announced jobs for the next of kin of each victim from the state killed in last years flash flood tragedy. There will also be an additional assistance of Rs 2 lakh each for the affected families.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 15, 2014
The BJP today sought the dismissal of the Congress government in Uttarakhand while accusing it of failing to carry out its duty of handing over bodies to the next of kin and not undertaking rehabilitation work a year after the flash flood tragedy in the hill state.
India News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday May 1, 2014
Hydropower projects in northern India were partly to blame for devastating floods last year that killed thousands, a government report has concluded, in a warning to other Himalayan nations investing in the alternative energy source.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 25, 2013
A compensation of Rs seven lakh each has been given to families of persons from Tamil Nadu killed in the flood fury in Uttarakhand in June last year.
India News | NDTV.com | Tuesday February 4, 2014
Thank you for your overwhelming participation in our blanket donation initiative. New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV), in collaboration with the Uday Foundation in Delhi, had initiated a drive to provide blankets to Muzaffarnagar riot victims, people living in flood affected villages of Uttarakhand, and to the homeless in Delhi. We had set a targe...
NDTVCricket | Thursday October 3, 2013
Local students in Dehradun cheered Brian Lara who was here to play a charity match to help flood victims. The youngsters however did miss MS Dhoni, whose wife belongs to their state.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 10, 2013
Pre-fabricated house structures will be put in place at 19 locations in Uttarakhand before October 30 to rehabilitate those displaced in the catastrophic June flash floods, Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna has said.
India News | Edited by Surabhi Malik (With Inputs from Agencies) | Saturday September 7, 2013
Police teams in flood-hit Uttarakhand have found 71 more bodies in the higher reaches of the Kedarnath valley which were earlier inaccessible due to bad weather.
Delhi News | Yash Chawla | Thursday August 15, 2013
The DND Flyway in New Delhi was rather quiet on the Independence Day morning but suddenly the silence was shattered by the roaring sounds of 75 Harley Davidson engines. While the onlookers thought it was just a celebratory ride, the riders had a noble cause to fulfill - raise money for Uttarakhand flood survivors.
Yash Chawla | Thursday August 15, 2013
The Delhi Chapter of the HOG or the Harley Owners' Group had pledged Rs 25 for every kilometer they ride to raise money for the Uttarakhand flood victims. The ride began after a quick flag off but soon it started raining. The hot pipe riders though were determined to continue & raise money. But with the conditions getting worse the route wa...
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 2, 2013
The famous Manikarnika Temple on the banks of Bhagirathi was swept away by the swirling waters of the river in the wee hours on Friday even as fresh attempts were launched to trace Almora SDM Ajay Arora, who slipped off a makeshift bridge and fell into the Mandakini river.
India News | Pallava Bagla | Friday July 26, 2013
A little over a month after the devastating floods in Uttarakhand, India on Thursday night successfully launched a dedicated weather monitoring satellite with search and rescue capabilities.
India News | Pallava Bagla | Thursday July 18, 2013
What really happened in those fateful 48 hours in the Kedarnath valley and all over Uttarakhand that led to such a massive 'flash flood' that killed thousands of people washing away villages?
India News | Edited by Nadim Asrar | Wednesday July 17, 2013
As a battered Uttarakhand struggles to stand on its feet, the BJP and the Congress are still squabbling. This time over boxes of relief material that have landed in the flood-ravaged hill state from Gujarat.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday July 12, 2013
Nearly a month after a flash flood deposited nearly a 10-foot-high mound of debris around Kedarnath shrine in Uttarakhand, not much progress has been made in clearing it, an official said today.