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Uttarakhand floods: 3-year-old abandoned baby found in Gaurikund

Last Updated: Thursday, June 27, 2013, 20:29

The doctors at the Dehradun district hospital have been treating a three-year-old baby, who was found abandoned at Gaurikund in Uttarakhand, for the past five days.

Opposition should not do politics on U`khand calamity: Gehlot

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 20:23

Rajasthan government has provided financial and relief support to the victims of Uttarakhand calamity and opposition parties should not do no politics on the sensitive issue, Chief Minister Askok Gehlot said on Tuesday.

Rescuees to get token for evacuation in Uttarakhand

Last Updated: Monday, June 24, 2013, 21:28

In order to bring some order to the chaos during airlifting of stranded people in rain-affected Uttarakhand, authorities have hit upon a novel idea of issuing tokens.

Uttarakhand floods: Over 3675 people evacuated

Last Updated: Monday, June 24, 2013, 21:09

Braving inclement weather which disrupted air operations in rain-ravaged Uttarakhand, personnel from Army, ITBP and NDRF today continued to evacuate stranded persons from the higher reaches of the state.

Stranded people safe, rescue work to finish soon: Uttarakhand CM

Last Updated: Monday, June 24, 2013, 18:16

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna today said the remaining stranded people--numbering about 10,000--in the flood-ravaged state are safe.

Uttarakhand: Nepalese workers seen with suspicion amidst theft rumours

Last Updated: Monday, June 24, 2013, 08:56

Migrant Nepalese workers like Bir Bahadur are now being seen in negative light by locals as there have been stories on the rounds of them taking advantage of stranded pilgrims.

12 foreigners among 200 evacuated from Kinnaur

Last Updated: Sunday, June 23, 2013, 21:26

Twelve foreigners were among the 150 airlifted on Sunday by IAF helicopters from various places in rain ravaged Kinnaur district while National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team rescued 50 tourists.

Flood-ravaged Uttarakhand to get $150,000 US aid

Last Updated: Sunday, June 23, 2013, 20:36

US Ambassador to India Nancy J Powell on Sunday announced that Washington is providing USD 1,50,000 through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to NGOs working in the most-affected areas of Uttarakhand.

Six ITBP jawans recount devastation in Kedarnath

Last Updated: Sunday, June 23, 2013, 20:33

Six ITBP jawans, who too were trapped in and around the Kedarnath temple, have returned to their base at eighth battalion here in "bruised and battered" condition with only remorse that they could not save more people.

Uttarakhand: Desperate families seek video footage

Last Updated: Sunday, June 23, 2013, 19:29

Desperate relatives of people stranded in Uttarakhand on Sunday asked authorities to try to shoot video footages of relief camps run by them in the hope of sighting their kin.

Sanctum sanctorum, bell safe in Kedarnath shrine

Last Updated: Sunday, June 23, 2013, 18:38

Nature`s fury has devastated the once serene region encompassing Kedarnath temple, which has been submerged in about 10 feet of debris, turning the area into a ghost town, but the sanctum sanctorum and the shrine bell are safe.

U`khand govt ignored NRSA report: Environmentalist

Last Updated: Sunday, June 23, 2013, 17:53

Noted environmentalist and Magsaysay awardee Chandi Prasad Bhatt on Sunday said had the government taken the report seriously "destruction in and around Kedarnath shrine would have been much less horrific".