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Leh victims yet to get permanent dwelling units

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 22, 2010, 10:54

A month after the devastating cloudburst in Leh, safe and permanent dwelling units for victims who have lost their homes are yet to come up.

Maruti employees to donate salary to Leh cloudburst victims

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 01, 2010, 21:07

The country`s largest car-maker, Maruti Suzuki India, on Wednesday said that its employees will donate one day`s salary to the Prime Minister`s National Relief Fund for victims of the cloudburst that hit Leh last month.

Govt spending more on ads, less on relief in Leh: BJP

Last Updated: Friday, August 20, 2010, 18:01

BJP on Friday claimed the government was spending "more money in advertisement than relief work" in Leh and termed the relief package announced by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as "inadequate".

PM meets locals hit hard by cloudburst

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 17, 2010, 12:06

With tears in their eyes, women and children narrated their woes to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh who gave them a patient hearing during his visit to a relief camp set up for cloudburst and flash flood victims here Tuesday.

India cancels civilian trek to Siachen due to Leh arelief work

Last Updated: Monday, August 16, 2010, 23:34

India on Monday shelved a plan to send a civilian mountaineering team to forbidding Siachen Glacier heights in October-November this year due to the Army`s preoccupation with relief work in cloudburst-hit Leh.

Rahul charms flood-hit Leh, extends healing touch

Last Updated: Monday, August 16, 2010, 19:27

Rahul Gandhi promised victims all help and lauded security forces for their massive relief effort.

Antony condoles death of Army personnel in Leh cloudburst

Last Updated: Saturday, August 14, 2010, 13:57

Defence Minister AK Antony on Saturday condoled the death of eight armed forces personnel in the cloudburst and mudslide in Leh last week.

Washed away Army man`s body found in Turtuk

Last Updated: Friday, August 13, 2010, 13:55

Body of an Army man who got washed away during the Leh cloudburst has been found in the Turtuk belt of Ladakh region, a senior Army officer said,

Leh aftermath: Jawan reunited with miracle child

Last Updated: Thursday, August 12, 2010, 18:06

The two-and-half-year-old miracle baby of the Leh cloudburst, who survived slush and boulders, has been reunited with her father, who incidentally is an Army jawan posted in the ice cold Siachen region.

Manali-Leh highway partially reopened

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 10, 2010, 13:11

The strategic national highway that connects this town in Himachal Pradesh to Leh in Jammu and Kashmir has been partially reopened after it was shut due to landslides at various points last week, an official said Tuesday.

Leh tragedy be treated as national calamity: Karan

Last Updated: Monday, August 09, 2010, 21:30

Former Jammu and Kashmir Governor Karan Singh today suggested that flash floods in Leh be treated as a national calamity and offered Rs 50 lakh for relief and rehabilitation work in case such a decision is taken.

Five Armymen killed, 33 untraceable after Leh cloudburst

Last Updated: Monday, August 09, 2010, 20:35

Five Armymen were killed in the cloudburst at Leh and other areas of the region while 33 personnel, swept away in flash floods that struck a camp near Siachen glacier, are yet to be traced.