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 | 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 | Ketki Angre | Thursday August 22, 2013
"To my country and my people, I pledge my devotion, in their wellbeing and prosperity alone lies my happiness": As the primary school children in Dungar village in Rudraprayag district recite this pledge, another day begins here with another challeng...
India | A Vaidyanathan | Tuesday August 13, 2013
The Supreme Court today directed the Centre and the Uttarakhand government to not grant environmental clearances for hydro-electric projects in state. The two-judge bench was hearing a case relating to the Alaknanda Hydro Power Project.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 10, 2013
Most places in Uttarakhand today received light rains though the river Ganga was flowing close to the danger mark, flooding some villages.
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 August 5, 2013
Heavy overnight rains across Uttarakhand today led to a rise in the levels of most water bodies including the Bhagirathi river and the Tehri lake.
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 | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 1, 2013
Efforts are on to trace SDM Ajay Arora, who was swept away by the swirling waters of Mandakini in Uttarakhand while supervising debris cleaning and relief operations in Kedar valley. Several parts of the state experienced intermittent rains 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 | Tania Saili Bakshi | Saturday July 27, 2013
Normally, the hill station of Mussoorie is abuzz with tourists this time of the year. However, more than a month after Uttarakhand was devastated by floods, the place wears a deserted look. The story repeats in many such popular tourist destinations ...
India | Press Trust of India | Friday July 26, 2013
Melting of glaciers coupled with monsoon rains, triggering overflow of rivers, were responsible for the Uttarakhand tragedy, a top official of the Ministry of Earth Sciences said today.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 25, 2013
Two persons were killed as heavy rains, triggered incidents of landslide, cloudbursts and house collapse in Uttarakhand on Thursday, officials said.
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 | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 21, 2013
Over a month after flood-hit Uttarakhand, the state government has finally prepared a roadmap to clear tonnes of debris left over by the destruction at Kedarnath and extricating bodies still trapped at the Himalayan shrine and adjoining areas.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday July 19, 2013
The Supreme Court today issued a notice to Uttarakhand and six other states for their alleged failure in implementing Disaster Management Act in order to handle natural catastrophe.
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 | Reported by Tejas Mehta | Wednesday July 17, 2013
A mule, stuck in flood-ravaged Uttarakhand for 27 days without any food or water, was rescued in a heroic one-of-a-kind operation today.
India | Vishnu Som | Sunday July 14, 2013
Nearly a month after the tragedy, the Uttarakhand government is set to officially announce the death of between 5500 and 6000 people on Monday.
India | Tejas Mehta | Saturday July 13, 2013
Numb and speechless, absolutely no reaction on the face of 22-year-old Savita. She sits along with her mother-in-law at the porch of her door and then all of a sudden tears roll down her cheeks as her mother-in-law wails uncontrollably.