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'Uttarkashi' - 33 News Result(s)

  • Heavy Rain Lashes North India, Parts of Delhi Waterlogged

    Heavy Rain Lashes North India, Parts of Delhi Waterlogged

    Heavy rain lashed large parts of North India, causing landslides at a number of places in Uttarakhand that claimed four lives. Delhi received rain overnight, causing waterlogging in a number of areas. Traffic jams have also been reported from across the national capital.

  • Snow Avalanches Likely to Hit Uttarakhand, Alert Sounded

    Snow Avalanches Likely to Hit Uttarakhand, Alert Sounded

    An alert has been sounded in the high-altitude districts of Uttarakhand in view of a communication from the Centre predicting snow avalanches in areas located above 2,500 metres in the hill state.

  • Woman Tourist Raped, Murdered in Uttarakhand. Body Found After Three Weeks, say Police

    Woman Tourist Raped, Murdered in Uttarakhand. Body Found After Three Weeks, say Police

    The body of a 27-year-old tourist from Delhi, who was raped and murdered three weeks ago during a visit to Uttarakhand, is believed to have been fished out of river Yamuna in Uttarkashi today.

  • Gallantry awards: Indian Air Force pilot, Army jawan win Kirti Chakra; many others get Shaurya Chakra

    Gallantry awards: Indian Air Force pilot, Army jawan win Kirti Chakra; many others get Shaurya Chakra

    A pilot who rescued 80 passengers before his helicopter crashed in the inclement weather in Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi district and a Junior Commissioned Officer in the Indian Army, who fought with militants on the Line of Control are the winners of India's second highest peace-time gallantary award, the Kirti Chakra, announced on eve of the Republic...

  • Two snow leopards sighted at Gangotri National Park

    Two snow leopards sighted at Gangotri National Park

    Two snow leopards, an endangered species, have been spotted at the Gangotri National Park in Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi district.

  • Heavy overnight rains in Uttarakhand, rivers close to danger mark

    Heavy overnight rains in Uttarakhand, rivers close to danger mark

    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.

  • Famous Uttarkashi temple swept away by raging river

    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 into the Mandakini river.

  • Three killed in landslides, wall collapse in Uttarakhand

    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.

  • In Uttarakhand, the under-played but crucial role of gutsy civilian pilots

    In Uttarakhand, the under-played but crucial role of gutsy civilian pilots

    Exactly a month ago, when news broke of the angry waters of the Mandakini tearing through the Kedar Valley, Captain Bhupinder, a civilian helicopter pilot in Uttarakhand, was given a mission.

  • Uttarakhand: Bad weather hampers removal of debris at Kedarnath

    Uttarakhand: Bad weather hampers removal of debris at Kedarnath

    Bad weather today stalled operations to clear debris by a 61-member team at Kedarnath and construction of a pedestrian route from Rambada to the Himalayan shrine even as attempts were on to transport relief to calamity-hit areas in Rudraprayag, Chamoli and Uttarkashi.

  • Uttarakhand aftermath: Walking 15 km for 15 kg of ration

    Uttarakhand aftermath: Walking 15 km for 15 kg of ration

    For hundreds of villagers in the area, two pine logs thrown precariously across the raging river is their only access to Uttarkashi - in other words, the outside world.

  • Uttarakhand: Three days of incessant rain stalls relief efforts, 4700 people missing so far

    Uttarakhand: Three days of incessant rain stalls relief efforts, 4700 people missing so far

    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.

  • Uttarakhand floods: Villagers leave homes fearing more landslides

    Uttarakhand floods: Villagers leave homes fearing more landslides

    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, has shattered their peace.

  • Uttarakhand: Hundreds of villages still cut-off, government to ask for all-weather choppers

    Uttarakhand: Hundreds of villages still cut-off, government to ask for all-weather choppers

    With incessant rains over the last two days hampering relief operations in Uttarakhand, the state government today geared up to requisition choppers which can be flown even in bad weather to take food supplies to affected areas in Rudraprayag, Uttarkashi and Chamoli districts.

  • Uttarakhand: With incessant rains, government to ask for all-weather choppers

    Uttarakhand: With incessant rains, government to ask for all-weather choppers

    With incessant rains over the last two days hampering relief operations in Uttarakhand, the state government today geared up to requisition choppers which can be flown even in bad weather to take food supplies to affected areas in Rudraprayag, Uttarkashi and Chamoli districts.

  • Everest conquerors to the rescue!

    Everest conquerors to the rescue!

    A group of ace climbers, which includes Mt Everest conquerors Bachendri Pal and Premlata Agarwal, have quietly arrived in Uttarkashi from across India trekking up to villages where even the Army jawans haven't reached, providing essential supplies to marooned villagers who have no food, water or power.

  • Uttarakhand: Rain and landslides hit rescue operations, thousands still stranded

    Uttarakhand: Rain and landslides hit rescue operations, thousands still stranded

    At mid-day on Monday, the Met department upgraded its weather warning for Uttarakhand from "severe" rain to "very severe" rain in the next three days. Nearly 15,000 people remain stranded today, with rain and new landslides impeding rescue operations. Helicopters have been unable to fly today to many parts of the state. But the Indian Air Force has...

  • Uttarakhand: Rain hits rescue operations, 15,000 still stranded

    Uttarakhand: Rain hits rescue operations, 15,000 still stranded

    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 evacuate people by foot.

  • Uttarakhand: big and unusual role for the Air Force's C-130J

    Uttarakhand: big and unusual role for the Air Force's C-130J

    In a very innovative, yet daring move, the Indian Air Force (IAF) today virtually established an aviation fuel supply bridge at Dharasu in Uttarkashi to give greater impetus to rescue operations that have been severely restricted due to non-availability of aviation fuel in the upper reaches of Uttarakhand.

  • Uttarakhand flood: Disaster natural but damage man-made?

    Uttarakhand flood: Disaster natural but damage man-made?

    Indiscriminate development in the hill towns, with guest houses, hotels and all manners of illegal encroachment taking place along the rivers, it was a disaster waiting to happen. Since 2002 there has been a ban on building within 100 meters of the river bed.

  • Andhra Pradesh seeks Uttarakhand government's help for stranded pilgrims from the state

    Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy has directed senior officials of protocol department to contact Uttarakhand government for providing relief to pilgrims from the state who were stranded near Uttar Kashi due to heavy rains in the state.

  • 100 houses collapse; 25 dead, over 50 missing as rain batters Uttarakhand

    100 houses collapse; 25 dead, over 50 missing as rain batters Uttarakhand

    Uttarakhand has been battered by the rain fury. The torrential rain has caused landslips in the higher reaches and swept away several roads and bridges in Uttarkashi and Chamoli districts. It has also led to suspension of the Char Dham Yatra.

  • 8 killed as rains lash Uttarakhand, Char Dham yatra suspended

    8 killed as rains lash Uttarakhand, Char Dham yatra suspended

    Eight persons were killed in Uttarakhand on Sunday as incessant rains lashed the hill state causing landslips in the higher reaches and sweeping away several roads and bridges in Uttarkashi and Chamoli districts. The downpour has also led to suspension of the Char Dham Yatra.

  • Three killed in heavy rains in Uttarakhand

    Three persons were killed in a house collapse in Dehradun today while thousands of Char Dham pilgrims were stranded on Gangotri and Yamunotri routes, as in cessant overnight showers across Uttarakhand caused landslips in Uttarkashi district and swelled rivers.

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