India | 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 mon...
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...
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 | 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 | 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 | Written by Sidharth Pandey | Monday June 16, 2014
A year after the Kedarnath tragedy, 26-year-old Poonam Tiwari still has nightmares. Her husband was among the priests at Kedarnath who are missing when flood waters came down the Kedar valley.
India | 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 ...
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.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday January 26, 2014
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi today met the family members of the victims of last year's Uttarakhand flash flood tragedy.
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 | 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...
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 | 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 | 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.
Cities | 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 nobl...
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 thoug...
MekhlaS | Thursday August 8, 2013
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan and other Bollywood celebrities will come together for an event to raise funds for the Uttarakhand flood victims.
India | 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 in...
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 | 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 | 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 | 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.
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 | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday July 10, 2013
The Department of Posts has decided to dispatch parcels of relief material free of postage charges to the flood victims of Uttarakhand.