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.
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 | 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 | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 7, 2013
The death toll in the Uttarkhand tragedy continues to mount with 68 more bodies believed to be of pilgrims who died of cold and starvation while trying to escape the devastating June floods being found on way to Kedarnath shrine.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 5, 2013
With the weather clear at most places across Uttarakhand over the past few days, 64 more bodies were found lying over the ridges in Kedar valley and cremated with necessary rituals, a senior police officer said today.
India | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Wednesday September 4, 2013
A Pawan Hans helicopter, which had crashed in Harsil while rescuing people during the Uttarakhand floods in June, was airlifted by the Indian Air Force today.
India | Ketki Angre | Friday August 30, 2013
For more than two months now, 15-year-old Deepanshu has had trouble sleeping at night. The images of devastation he witnessed first-hand in Rambada in Uttarakhand during the flash floods in June keep haunting him.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday August 23, 2013
Over two months after Kedarnath shrine was ravaged by devastating floods in Uttarakhand, efforts are on in full swing to ensure that prayers resume by September 11 as planned even as priests say that much will depend on weather conditions.
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.