India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 2, 2014
It is a little over a year since a natural calamity of catastrophic proportions hit Uttarakhand but people in the affected areas are still singing paeans to the bravery of Darshan Lal who saved hundreds of lives in Kedar valley when the deluge struck...
India | Press Trust of India | Monday June 16, 2014
The Kedarnath temple committee has expressed dissatisfaction over the restoration work being carried out by Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) at the shrine which was damaged in last year's flash floods in Uttarakhand, but the government agency has...
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 14, 2014
As the first anniversary of the flash floods which claimed thousands of lives in Uttarakhand approaching fast, authorities recovered 12 more skeletal remains and cremated them in Kedar valley today.
India | 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.
Tuesday April 29, 2014
The panel findings highlight the problem facing India, one of the world's lowest per-capita energy consumers, as it rushes to expand power generation to meet rising demand.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 25, 2014
Asking officials to immediately start work on projects cleared by Project Implementation Units in the calamity-hit areas, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat said an additional sum of Rs 125 crore will be given to districts to speed up reconstruc...
India | Devesh Kumar | Thursday January 30, 2014
Uttarakhand chief minister Vijay Bahuguna, in the firing line for his inept handling of the relief and rehabilitation work carried out by his government after last year's flash floods, is set to be removed as part of the organizational shakeup being ...
India | 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 | Ketki Angre | Wednesday October 9, 2013
After the massive floods and landslides in June this year, the Uttarakhand government went into an advertisement overdrive. Details under the Right To Information reveal that the state government has spent more than 22 crores on advertising in the la...
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 | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 2, 2013
The exact number of British nationals who went missing during the mid-June flash floods in Uttarakhand "may never be known", country's High Commissioner to India Sir James Bevan said today.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 1, 2013
Border Security Force (BSF) is carrying out rehabilitation operations in 12 devastated villages of Kalimath valley in Rudraprayag district of flood-hit Uttarakhand.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday October 1, 2013
Almost four months after flash floods and heavy rains led to the halt of the annual "Char Dham Yatra" in Uttarakhand, the religious trip to Kedarnath and Badrinath shrines is scheduled to open for people on October 5, officials said on Tuesday.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday September 27, 2013
When Nita Ambani came calling to oversee the Reliance Foundation's relief work at a school ravaged in the Uttarakhand floods, the requests she was greeted with included separate toilets for girls and computer labs.
India | Tania Saili Bakshi | Friday September 27, 2013
On World Tourism Day, tourist haven Uttarakhand has little to celebrate. The incessant rain and flash floods in June has had its adverse effect on tourism industry in the state at large and three months on, there are only a few brave souls making it ...
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 26, 2013
Three months after the June calamity in Uttarakhand, damaged roads in Kalimath valley of Rudraprayag district are yet to be repaired forcing villagers to traverse long distance for foodgrains and other essentials.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 25, 2013
The cleaning up of debris and razing of damaged buildings in flood-affected Kedarnath area, which could not be started due to frequent rains in the monsoon season, will begin after the Dussehra festival.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 17, 2013
The uncertainty over the number of people gone missing in Uttarakhand's catastrophic flash floods has at last come to an end. The state government released a final list of 4,120 persons, including 92 foreign nationals who are missing after the calami...
India | Written by Sidharth Pandey | Friday September 13, 2013
Early this morning, several regional residents and shop owners of Kedarnath arrived at the revered 6th century shrine along with former Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank. The residents had evacuated Kedarnath just after tragedy struck in June a...
India | Reported by Sidharth Pandey (with inputs from PTI); edited by Mala Das | Wednesday September 11, 2013
The Kedarnath temple, the site of death and untold devastation wreaked by the flash floods in Uttarakhand almost three months ago, today observed its first puja in a symbolic opening.