Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 22:36
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat asked officials to ensure completion of work on a 22 km alternative road between Gaurikund and Kedarnath before the commencement of char dham yatra on May 5.
Last Updated: Monday, July 15, 2013, 10:05
Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna on Monday refused to declare as dead the 5,748 persons missing after the June 16 calamity in Uttarakhand, saying the mission to find them will not be given up.
Last Updated: Monday, July 08, 2013, 21:13
Death of 2 ITBP men in air crash was enough to devastate their families but realisation that they may never get mortal remains is unfathomable as rescuers have finally said nothing was found of them.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 04, 2013, 20:54
NGO Sulabh International on Thursday announced to adopt Deoli-Bramhagram village in Uttarakhand which has acquired the dubious tag of "village of widows" after 57 men from the settlement went missing in the recent flash-floods.
Last Updated: Monday, July 01, 2013, 13:22
For Inspector Gopal Singh Meena, the scenes of death and destruction in Uttarakhand will always be etched in his memory.
Last Updated: Thursday, June 27, 2013, 12:56
An Indian Air Force Mi-17 helicopter carrying 20 people had crashed during a rescue mission near Gaurikund in Uttarakhand.
Last Updated: Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 18:38
Braving heavy rains, fresh landslides and breaches in calamity-ravaged Uttarakhand, the Border Roads Organisation has facilitated evacuation of about 2000 pilgrims from Gaurikund by land route.
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 22:26
"I am not from Goa. I am from Mumbai," Darrell Castellino, who was the commander of the ill-fated Mi-17 helicopter that crashed on Tuesday in Gaurikund, said when asked if his second name suggested he hails from the beach state.
Last Updated: Saturday, June 22, 2013, 15:33
Many pilgrims have already died of hunger and many are searching for the dead bodies of their kin in the jungles over Gaurikund, Bhairavchatti, Junglechatti and Garurchatti.
Last Updated: Saturday, June 22, 2013, 15:16
With adverse weather predicted, over 10,000 people were evacuated from various upper reaches of flood-ravaged Uttarakhand, including the worst-affected Kedarnath, as the death toll may touch 1,000.
Last Updated: Saturday, June 22, 2013, 14:09
Rescuers were racing against time to reach out to 1000 stranded pilgrims sighted in the gorges and ravines between Kedarnath and Gaurikund as 17 foreign tourists were evacuated from flood-hit Dharasu in Uttarkashi district.
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