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Flash floods wash away hutments in Jammu village

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 12:39

Around half-a-dozen hutments and some head of cattle of tribal Gujjars were washed away in flash floods in Dhartriyal village in Jammu district on Thursday morning, said police.

A year after tragedy, U`khand people remember a braveheart

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 13:56

It is a little over a year since a natural calamity of catastrophic proportions hit Uttarakhand but people in the affected areas are still singing paeans to the bravery of Darshan Lal who saved hundreds of lives in Kedar valley when the deluge struck.

Documentary `Kedarnath: Restoring the Faith` to be aired soon

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 13:22

A year after the flash floods of Kedarnath, a television channel is set to showcase the ground realities of the region in its new documentary `Kedarnath: Restoring the Faith`.

HC pulls up Uttarakhand govt over recovery of bodies in Kedarnath

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 00:56

Pulling up the state government over recovery of skeletal remains of victims of flash floods one year after the tragedy, the Uttarakhand High Court on Friday directed it to explain reasons and fix responsibility for the "negligence" as well as ensure that DNA samples of the dead are preserved and their last rites performed properly.

Odisha woman awaits her husband`s return from U`khand

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 13:39

A woman is still waiting for the return of her husband, who went missing in the flash floods in Uttarakhand though a year has passed since then.

Uttarakhand tragedy: Uma Bharti takes step to prevent disasters in future

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 18:11

On the first anniversary of the devastation caused by flash floods in Uttarakhand last June 16, Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti on Monday said that she will personally review the development work carried out by the state government after the incident.

24 Hyderabad students feared drowned in Himachal; NDRF teams rush to rescue

Last Updated: Sunday, June 08, 2014, 21:36

At least 24 Engineering students from Hyderabad were feared washed away on Sunday evening by the Beas river near Thalot on Manali-Kiratpur Highway, 40 Km from Mandi, after water was suddenly released into the river from Laarji Hydropower Project.

Afghanistan flash floods kill around 70

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 20:18

Flash floods have killed around 70 people in northern Afghanistan, washing away hundreds of homes and forcing thousands to flee, officials said warning that the death toll was expected to rise.

No repeat of extent of damages caused by rains last year: Centre, U`khand

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 00:36

The Centre and Uttarakhand government on Monday assured the Supreme Court that all measures have been put in place to prevent a repeat of the scale and extent of the damages caused by excessive rain and flash flood in the state last year.

Kedarnath shrine re-opens almost a year after Uttarakhand floods

Last Updated: Sunday, May 04, 2014, 13:38

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.

Northern Afghanistan flash floods death toll reaches 100: Officials

Last Updated: Sunday, April 27, 2014, 01:26

The death toll from flash floods in northern Afghanistan rose to more than 100 on Saturday with many others still missing, officials said, as helicopters carried trapped villagers to safety.

Kailash Mansarovar yatra to begin in June

Last Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014, 20:17

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra, which passes through some border districts of Uttarakhand, is slated to begin this year on June 8, ITBP sources said on Monday.