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.

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. RTI activist Bhupender Kumar has revealed that officials supervising relief work after the floods in 2013, splurged huge amount of money.

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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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

44 skeleton remains found in Kedar valley so far

A year after a massive deluge hit Uttarakhand causing extensive damage to areas close to Kedarnath, authorities have so far recovered 44 skeletal remains of the victims from the valley since March this year.

Uttarakhand govt extends jobs to kin of flash flood victims

The Uttarakhand government has announced jobs for the next of kin of each victim from the state killed in the flash flood tragedy of last year along with additional assistance of Rs 2 lakh each for the affected families.

Special prayers held in memory of Kedarnath disaster victims

Special prayers were held in the state secretariat here on Monday to pay tribute to the victims of the devastating deluge that ravaged several parts of Uttarakhand last year, and left thousands of people dead and many more missing.

UP to distribute ex-gratia to Uttarakhand tragedy victims` kin soon

Distribution of ex-gratia to the kin of 948 persons belonging to Uttar Pradesh who lost their lives in the last year`s Uttarakhand tragedy would commence soon.

Kedarnath shrine re-opens almost a year after Uttarakhand floods

A year after the famous Kedarnath temple, which was marred by massive flash floods that had left hundreds of people dead and many others stranded, re-opened on Sunday.