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.

Ration meant for flood-hit rotting in U`Khand godowns

While flood-hit people of Uttarakhand kept crying for succour, ration meant for them kept rotting in government godowns with villagers complaining that sacks full of foodgrain have been thrown in the Gori river.

No failure on part of MeT in Uttarakhand calamity: Govt

There was no failure on the part of the MeT department as it had issued warning of heavy to very heavy rains in Uttarakhand, just before the disaster, government has said.

9 killed, 1,141 missing from UP in U`khand floods: Akhilesh

Nine persons were killed and 1,141 others went missing from Uttar Pradesh in Uttarakhand`s catastrophic floods in June, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday informed the Assembly.

More disasters waiting to happen in Uttarakhand: IAF officer

More disasters are waiting to happen in the Uttarakhand region and relief materials should be kept at vantage points in all readiness on a regular basis, a senior IAF officer said.

Rehabilitation of people affected in U`khand most imp: Vijay Bahuguna

Uttarakhand Chief Minsiter Vijay Bahuguna on Saturday expressed his gratitude to the Centre, Army and others for extending help during floods which ravaged the state in June, and pledged to bring the state back on the path of development as it celebrated its foundation day.

What`s it like to holiday in Uttarakhand after the floods?

The roads are now open and tourism is just picking up in Uttarakhand. Pooja Bhula narrates her travel experience in this flood-hit state that has a magnetic effect on those who set foot in it.