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...
India | Written by Ketki Angre | Monday August 19, 2013
24-year-old Shivani is in the third trimester of her pregnancy. She has travelled 50 km to get to Rudraprayag, fighting fever and severe cramps. But even here, she can't get the help she needs, as the only gynaecologist on duty is out on another emer...
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 6, 2013
Over 6,000 people are feared to have been killed in the devastating floods, cloudbursts and landslides in Uttarakhand in June, government said today.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday July 29, 2013
Three persons have been killed in landslides and a wall collapse in flood-hit Uttarakhand, where inclement weather today forced Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna to postpone his visit to review relief operations in Chamoli district.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 24, 2013
Fresh incidents of cloud burst, landslides and house collapses were reported in Uttarakhand after moderate to heavy rains lashed the state.
India | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt (With inputs from PTI) | Tuesday July 9, 2013
There seems to be no end to the misery in flood ravaged Uttarakhand. Three days of incessant rain in parts of the state have further hampered efforts to air drop supplies in areas where roads have been washed away in the recent floods.
India | Sidharth Pandey (with Hriydesh Joshi, Vijay Patwal and Gopal Singh) | Tuesday July 9, 2013
Located at over 7000 feet, Dhasra village in Uttarkashi was spared the physical devastation the other parts of the state suffered. But the mental trauma of the flash floods in their state, that killed more than 1000 people and displaced thousands, ha...
India | Ketki Angre | Friday July 5, 2013
How long does it take to cover 110km? If it's the national highway, maybe two hours. So what if the national highway got washed away in huge chunks, or caved in after landslides?
India | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Thursday July 4, 2013
It has been three weeks now since devastating floods and landslides ravaged Uttarakhand, but there are still at least 300 people trapped in Dharma and Vyas valley regions.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 2, 2013
Over 11,000 people are feared to be still missing in the flash-floods and landslides in Uttarakhand, NDMA Vice-Chairman Shashidhar Reddy said today.
India | Agence France-Presse | Monday July 1, 2013
Construction along river banks will be banned in Uttarakhand amid concerns that unchecked development fuelled last month's flash floods and landslides that killed thousands, the chief minister, Vijay Bahuguna, said today.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from Agencies) | Saturday June 29, 2013
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna has dubbed as "inaccurate" the state Assembly Speaker's claim that more than 10,000 people may have died in the flash floods and landslides that were triggered by torrential rain in the state two weeks ago. H...
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 Abhinav Bhatt (With inputs from PTI) | Friday June 28, 2013
Almost two weeks after flash floods and landslides hit Uttarakhand, around 2,500 survivors still remain to be evacuated in Badrinath and Harsil. Nearly 1000 people are reported to have died in the devastation.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Thursday June 27, 2013
Almost two weeks after flash floods and landslides hit Uttarakhand, at least 4000 people, most of them pilgrims, are still waiting to be evacuated from the Himalayan state. Most of them are stranded in Badrinath. Nearly 1000 people are reported to ha...
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 26, 2013
State-run telecom operator BSNL has restored 272 mobile towers in Uttarakhand and 44 telephone exchanges after they were destroyed in flash floods and landslides which killed at least 1,000 people.
India | Agencies | Wednesday June 26, 2013
In snatches of rare good weather today, military helicopters reached some parts of Uttarakhand devastated by rain and landslides, and moved people who have been stranded for days to safety.
India | NDTV.com | Tuesday June 25, 2013
Nearly 6,500 people remain stranded in Uttarakhand; overnight rain and landslides have hit rescue operation. Helicopters have not been able to fly this morning, and landslides late on Sunday night have blocked major routes that were being used to eva...
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday June 24, 2013
The Delhi government today announced it has set up a helpline for people from the city who are stranded in Uttarakhand after devastating floods and landslides in the state.
India | NDTV.com | Tuesday June 25, 2013
Nearly 15,000 people remain stranded in Uttarakhand; the return of bad weather is impeding rescue operations. Helicopters have not been able to fly this morning, and landslides late on Sunday night have blocked major routes that were being used to ev...