Uttarakhand floods

2013 Uttarakhand floods: CM Harish Rawat admits 31 skeletons found near Kedarnath

2013 Uttarakhand floods: CM Harish Rawat admits 31 skeletons found near Kedarnath

The Uttarakhand government on Monday admitted that many skeletons had been recovered from near the Kedarnath temple that was badly hit by flash floods and heavy rains in 2013.

Oct 17, 2016, 15:48 PM IST
Memories of catastrophic floods return: Cloud burst in Uttarakhand; Rudraprayag-Badrinath highway route affected

Memories of catastrophic floods return: Cloud burst in Uttarakhand; Rudraprayag-Badrinath highway route affected

Cloud burst was reported on Saturday in Rudraprayag region of Uttarakhand.

May 21, 2016, 20:17 PM IST

Uttarakhand floods: Couple fakes death of kids, gets compensation

Ramkripal worked as a mason in Kedarnath when the tragedy struck in June 2013 killing thousands of people and leaving thousands missing.

Nov 25, 2015, 12:28 PM IST
Kedarnath restoration: Are spirits of the dead haunting labourers?

Kedarnath restoration: Are spirits of the dead haunting labourers?

It's been almost two years since Uttarakhand was devastated by the sudden flash floods, but the memories of the tragedy still haunt many, especially the labourers employed in the Kedarnath region for its restoration work.

Sep 02, 2015, 17:20 PM IST

Uttarakhand gives clean chit to officials in "relief scam"

 A committee set up by the Uttarkhand government on Friday gave a clean chit to government officials in alleged misuse of relief funds during rescue operations following the 2013 natural disaster, saying there was "no irregularities anywhere".

Jul 17, 2015, 22:18 PM IST
Uttarakhand: Two years after calamity, safe, new homes still a distant dream for homeless

Uttarakhand: Two years after calamity, safe, new homes still a distant dream for homeless

It is exactly two years since a devastating deluge in the state claimed thousands of lives and rendered hundreds homeless, but for a majority of those affected, a safe, new home still continues to be a distant dream.

Jun 16, 2015, 15:49 PM IST

Uttarakhand flood scam: Why hasn't the govt filed any case against officers?

A string of financial bungling has come to light through responses to RTI queries that were made with regard to 2013 Uttarakhand flood relief efforts.

May 30, 2015, 21:54 PM IST

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May 30, 2015, 21:07 PM IST

BJP demands CBI probe into 'loot' of Uttarakhand flood relief funds

 With the state Information Commission finding irregularities in disbursal of funds meant for relief operations in Uttarakhand post the 2013 floods, Opposition BJP on Saturday demanded resignation by state government and sought a CBI probe into the alleged "loot" of aid money.

May 30, 2015, 20:33 PM IST

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May 30, 2015, 18:38 PM IST
2013 Uttarakhand floods: RTI reveals officers on relief duty relished mutton, gulabjamuns

2013 Uttarakhand floods: RTI reveals officers on relief duty relished mutton, gulabjamuns

When lakhs of people in flood-ravaged Uttarakhand went hungry during the 2013 disaster, officials of the state government savoured mutton chops, chicken, milk and cottage cheese in the course of their Rs 7000 per day hotel stay supervising relief efforts.

May 29, 2015, 19:00 PM IST

Woman declared dead in U'khand floods reappears in Uttarkashi

A woman from Rajasthan who had gone missing in the flash floods that hit Uttarakhand in 2013 and was officially declared dead has apparently been found by her husband 19 months after the tragedy.

Feb 08, 2015, 15:30 PM IST
Morari Bapu contributes Rs 10 cr for Uttarakhand relief, Kedarnath temple

Morari Bapu contributes Rs 10 cr for Uttarakhand relief, Kedarnath temple

Spiritual leader and well known Ram katha exponent Morari Bapu, on Wednesday, disbursed a total of Rs 10 crore as part of relief for the Uttarakhand floods that devastated the state last year.

Oct 16, 2014, 14:45 PM IST

Uma Bharti says 'defecation near Kedarnath shrine caused Uttarakhand floods'

In what can leave the rationalists completely baffled, the Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti has reportedly claimed that defecation near the pious Kedarnath shrine had caused June 2013 Uttarakhand's devastating floods that killed dozens.

Sep 17, 2014, 20:05 PM IST

Mathematical model coming up to forewarn of floods, landslides

A year after the devastating deluge in Uttarakhand, Central Water Commission (CWC) is developing mathematical models to "quickly" assess the extent of damage landslides may cause in the Himalayan states of the country.

Sep 07, 2014, 09:39 AM IST

Modi expresses grief over loss of lives in U`khand rains

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday expressed grief over the loss of lives due to heavy rains in Uttarakhand.

Aug 16, 2014, 13:02 PM IST

Uttarakhand: Death toll rises to 24 after heavy rains

Seven persons including a woman were killed here when three houses were buried in a landslide following heavy showers in the wee hours of the day, taking the toll to 24 in rain-related incidents in two days in Uttarakhand.

Aug 16, 2014, 12:53 PM IST

Rains, landslides obstruct traffic on highways in U`khand

Light to medium rain in various parts of Uttarakhand and resulting landslides have obstructed vehicular traffic on several roads including national highways on the Char Dham routes in the hill state.

Aug 11, 2014, 19:10 PM IST

IIT Roorkee committed to rebuilding lives in Uttarakhand: Director

A year has passed since Uttarakhand was ravaged by floods, but the Himalayan state still lies in shambles. Hoping to avoid future disasters, IIT Roorkee is studying the "dynamic behaviour" of the rivers, which have changed their course, to adopt suitable measures, says its director Pradipta Banerji.

Jun 29, 2014, 12:59 PM IST

SASB `apprehensive` about Amarnath yatra commencing next week

With the entire route to Amarnath shrine still buried under a thick blanket of snow, SASB authorities said they have "serious apprehensions" about the commencement of the annual pilgrimage which is scheduled to begin next week.

Jun 18, 2014, 23:38 PM IST