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Relatives of Flt Lt Praveen hail conferring of award on him

Last Updated: Monday, January 27, 2014, 00:42

Relatives of Flight Lieutenant K Praveen, who died in helicopter crash while engaged in rescue operations in Uttarakhand floods welcomed "Shaurya Chakra" Award conferred "on him posthumously.

Chopper crash near Thane claims five lives

Last Updated: Sunday, September 29, 2013, 11:51

A chopper crashed in Tokwane area near rural Thane on Sunday while heading to Auragabad from Mumbai.

Rescue operations resume at Odisha mine

Last Updated: Sunday, August 11, 2013, 10:34

A day after taking out 12 people from the debris, 10 dead and two alive, authorities Sunday resumed rescue operations to locate about eight others still feared trapped in an opencast coal mine in Odisha, officials said.

U`khand govt seeks more medical officers, specialists

Last Updated: Friday, July 05, 2013, 17:57

The Uttarakhand government has made a fresh request to the Union Health Ministry for sending 171 more medical officers and 57 specialists to address health issues in the flood-hit state.

Uttarakhand govt orders ban on construction work on river banks

Last Updated: Monday, July 01, 2013, 08:54

The Uttarakhand government on Monday announced various sops and facilities for those who were severely hit by the worst natural calamity a fortnight ago.

Contributions sought for Uttarakhnd victims

Last Updated: Thursday, June 27, 2013, 15:59

The IAS Association of Odisha has appealed to its members to contribute a day`s salary for the victims of rain-ravaged Uttarakhand.

Uttarakhand tragedy: Evacuation in Kedarnath over, mass cremation continues

Last Updated: Thursday, June 27, 2013, 09:00

Multiple agencies involved in the search and rescue operations in flood-ravaged Uttrakhand completed completed their work in Kedarnath on Thursday.

Chopper crash: Uttarakhand CM declares a day of mourning

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 09:20

Even as the multiple agencies continued the rescue operation in flood-ravaged Uttarakhand, CM Vijay Bahuguna on Wednesday declared a day of mourning as a mark of respect to those killed in the IAF chopper crash yesterday.

Uttarakhand floods: Mass cremation delayed; 1,000 rescued, 7,000 still stranded

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 09:23

Mass cremation of bodies of hundreds of people killed in floods in Uttarakhand was delayed on Tuesday amid fears of disease outbreak.

`Govt committed to help people in Uttarakhand`

Last Updated: Monday, June 24, 2013, 13:18

Minister of State for Energy Jyotiraditya Scindia has said that government was trying its best to take appropriate steps to control the situation in rain-ravaged Uttarakhand.

UN team monitoring Uttarakhand flood situation

Last Updated: Monday, June 24, 2013, 13:11

The UN is closely monitoring the situation in India`s north, where torrential rains have triggered floods and landslides that have killed hundreds of people.

Politics play out over U`khand floods

Last Updated: Saturday, June 22, 2013, 23:21

Politics came into play over the Uttarakhand floods as Narendra Modi ignored suggestions given by Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde that Chief Ministers should not visit the flood-hit region as it hampers rescue operations.