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 | 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 | Written by Sidharth Pandey | Wednesday September 11, 2013
At six degrees, Kedarnath is freezing. The revered Kedarnath temple was symbolically opened today at 7 am. The temple, decorated with flowers, wears a festive look - a stark contrast from what was left of it after flash floods and torrential rain hit...
India | Written by Ketki Angre | Tuesday August 20, 2013
It's peak pilgrimage season in Kedarnath, yet everyone from the priests, hotel owners, tea stall vendors to the pony-owners are all penniless, dependent on relief ration and worried about their future.
India | 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 | Tejas Mehta | Monday July 15, 2013
A two-kg bag of rice handed over to Sangeeta Shukla in flood-ravaged Uttarakhand's Rudrapur village is infested with tiny black insects.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 11, 2013
Army has begun work to open a new, 20-km route to Kedarnath Valley, the worst-hit in the Uttarakhand flash floods, as bad weather has been severely affecting relief operations by air.
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 | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 6, 2013
Relief operations were today badly hit by a fresh spell of rain at most places in Uttarakhand, including Rudraprayag, Chamoli and Uttarkhashi districts, with choppers carrying relief material not flying due to low visibility conditions.
India | Tejas Mehta | Thursday July 4, 2013
Thirteen kilometers downhill from Badrinath, deep in the thick forests of Lambagarh, the roar of the surging Alaknanda river is only disturbed by the continuous whine of bulldozers.
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 | Written by Ketki Angre | Wednesday July 3, 2013
The multi-storied buildings collapsing like a pack of cards continues to be among the most compelling images of the mayhem in Uttarakhand. Now to avoid that sort of random and unchecked development, the state government has decided to not allow any c...
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 | Sunetra Choudhury | Tuesday July 2, 2013
More than a fortnight after Uttarakhand was devastated by what has been described as a 'Himalayan Tsunami', the figures are coming in of just how much India feels for the victims of those affected by the flash floods. NDTV has learnt that in the last...
India | Ketki Angre | Tuesday July 2, 2013
Senior Congress leaders who rushed to Uttarakhand yesterday, seemed to be engaged in some focused damage control with Ambika Soni even saying sternly that if anyone handed out wrong information, it would be treated as indiscipline.
Cheat Sheet | NDTV.com | Monday July 1, 2013
The government has announced several measures to rehabilitate Uttarakhand where 1500 people are still stuck and 3000 are still missing, and thousands of houses and roads have been washed away in flash floods and torrential rain. Union minister Jairam...
India | NDTV.com | 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...
India | NDTV.com | Monday July 1, 2013
1,500 people are still stranded in Uttarakhand, more than two weeks after the hilly state was ravaged by rain and landslides. Mass cremations are being held for many of the dead near the famous temple of Kedarnath, which was the epicentre of the deva...
India | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Monday July 1, 2013
Today's downward spiral began when Congress leader Manish Tewari tweeted that neither of the Leaders of the Opposition in the two Houses of Parliament - Sushma Swaraj and Arun Jaitley - have visited Uttarakhand, but have attacked the government for i...
India | Tejas Mehta | Monday July 1, 2013
Hundreds of flies buzzed busily around uncollected garbage strewn along the main road. Home and shop owners seemed to have had just enough time to lock their homes and leave their town in an eerie silence. The ground under the helipad - belonging to ...