Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand glacier burst: Two more bodies recovered, death toll rises to 70

According to the information received from the disaster control room yesterday, one dead body was recovered from Srinagar Chauras and one from Kirti Nagar. Of the 206 missings, 70 bodies have been recovered so far. The rescue and search operation for 134 missing people is underway.

Feb 23, 2021, 11:14 AM IST

Uttarakhand avalanche incident: Centre reviews status of artificial lake formed in Chamoli

"The Union Home Secretary reviewed the action being taken to allow for more flow to the water and removal of some obstructions which have formed at the site of the artificial lake," said the Ministry of Home Affairs. The Union Home Secretary also assured continued help and assistance from Central agencies to the State Government.

Feb 22, 2021, 22:34 PM IST

Why lakes have become a threat, does climate change is the reason?

After the disaster in Uttarakhand, scientists believe that the water level of the lakes of Uttarakhand's river basin is continuously increasing. According to the report of the Himachal Pradesh Council for Science Technology and Environment, the Sutlej river basin has 769 lakes and the Chenab basin has 254 lakes. There are around 1600 lakes in the four river basins which remain a matter of concern. Special report on climate change.

Feb 21, 2021, 19:54 PM IST

Badhir News: Special show for hearing impaired, Feb 14, 2021

Badhir News is a special section of Zee News for deaf people which is specially designed by keeping deaf people in mind only. This brings you the latest news updates of every afternoon.

Feb 14, 2021, 16:36 PM IST

Chamoli Tragedy: 2 more bodies found from Tapovan Tunnel

Two more bodies were found from Tapovan Tunnel, the bodies were sent for post mortem. The death toll in the Uttarakhand accident was 40, relief and rescue work is still going on.

Feb 14, 2021, 11:04 AM IST

Uttarakhand glacier burst: Two more bodies recovered from Tapovan tunnel, death toll rises to 38

Two more bodies were recovered from the Tapovan tunnel by the rescue team who are trying to reach the more than 30 people trapped inside after a flashflood-hit Joshimath area of Chamoli district in Uttarakhand taking the death toll to 38. 

Feb 14, 2021, 10:17 AM IST

LIVE: BJP respects Indian entrepreneurial, business, trade skills, says Sitharaman in LS

Sitharaman, while her reply to the Union Budget discussion in Rajya Sabha on Friday, slammed the Opposition and accused them of constantly alleging a false narrative that the government only worked for cronies and said several of the Centre`s schemes were for the poor.

Feb 13, 2021, 09:29 AM IST

Uttarakhand Disaster Update: Rescue operation continues in Tapovan Tunnel

The dead bodies of 38 people have been recovered so far in Uttarakhand disaster which took place on February 7 and 168 people are still missing. The rescue operation is still going on in Tapovan Tunnel of Chamoli. Watch the video for more information.

Feb 12, 2021, 21:00 PM IST

Rajya Sabha was adjourned till March 8

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will reply to the Budget discussion in Rajya Sabha while the Left Front in West Bengal gave a call for a 12-hour bandh on Friday which will remain effective from 6 am in the morning to 6 pm in the evening. Stay with us for latest news and updates:

Feb 12, 2021, 10:19 AM IST

Difficulties in rescue due to increase in water level of river- SDRF

In Uttarakhand, the rescue operation has been stopped due to the rising water level of Dhauliganga. The SDRF team said in a press conference that the water level of the river was causing problems, so the rescue team has been taken out of Tunnel.

Feb 11, 2021, 16:24 PM IST

Uttarakhand tragedy: Rescue operation temporarily halted in Chamoli district due to this reason; WATCH

"Rescue operation temporarily halted in Chamoli district due to a rise in the level of water in Rishiganga river. Orders have been given to vacate the areas downstream," said Ashok Kumar, DGP Uttarakhand. "The water level in the river is rising, people living in nearby areas are being alerted. People are requested to remain alert and not panic," added the Chamoli Police in Uttarakhand.

Feb 11, 2021, 16:06 PM IST

ITBP making 'Jhula Bridge' to link 13 villages cut off in Uttarakhand

A `Jhula Bridge` is in the making in Uttarakhand`s recent flood ravaged zone that will soon connect hundreds of people residing in 13 villages. The villages lost their road connectivity from rest of the country after the flash flood that swept away the Raini bridge in the region on February 7.

Feb 11, 2021, 15:25 PM IST

Uttarakhand glacier burst: ITBP and NDRF personnel continue rescue operations for the third day

The glacier burst in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district has left many in distress. Indian military personnel teamed up with the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) to mount rescue operations. Central and state governments observe the situation closely and said the government has all the needed assistance to handle the situation for now. 

Take a look at how the ITBP, NDRF and SDRF have been carrying out the rescue operations:

Feb 10, 2021, 17:51 PM IST

Watch Uttarakhand Tragedy's most scarious video of Feb 07

Around 178 people are reportedly missing at state-run NTPC Ltd’s 520 MW Tapovan Vishnugad hydropower project site, after a glacier near Raini village above Rishiganga river in Uttarakhand burst on February 07.

Feb 10, 2021, 14:52 PM IST

Zee Top 50: Major news stories so far

In this segment, you will find the top news stories of the day. Segment Zee Top 50 is a part of Zee News's important news bulletins in which we cover all the important news.

Feb 10, 2021, 14:46 PM IST

Urvashi Rautela clicked in fiery red outfit, turns heads at Mumbai airport - Pics

At the airport, she was snapped in a fiery red shirt with flap pockets and pants with white sneakers on. Urvashi Rautela completed the look with classy black shades, looking chic yet comfortable. Her beautiful red ensemble signified the month of romance, February (Valentine's Day falls in this month). 

Feb 10, 2021, 14:12 PM IST

Uttarakhand glacier burst: Government to collect DNA samples for identification; 32 bodies recovered, 174 still missing

About 600 rescue workers are involved in the operation, two days after the sudden flood in the Alaknanda river system in Chamoli district that was possibly triggered by an avalanche or glacier burst. Of the 32 bodies, 25 have been identified, while 7 remain unattended. 

Feb 10, 2021, 09:08 AM IST

Uttarakhand tragedy: No danger of downstream flooding, rise in water level contained, says Home Minister Amit Shah

Amit Shah said that an NTCP's hydropower project has been damaged in the flash flood. However, there is no danger now and the water level has decreased. Shah stated that the efforts are on to save the people who are trapped in the tunnel, and the administration is working to find the missing people.

Feb 09, 2021, 17:37 PM IST

Zee Top 50: Major news stories so far

In this segment, you will find the top news stories of the day. Segment Zee Top 50 is a part of Zee News's important news bulletins in which we cover all the important news.

Feb 09, 2021, 15:14 PM IST

DGP on Uttarakhand tragedy: work to open Tapovan tunnel is going on fast

The bodies of 36 people have been recovered in the Uttarakhand tragedy so far. At the same time, about 170 people are still missing. In Tapovan's tunnel, 35 people are said to be trapped, rescue operation continues to save them. The joint operation of NDRF, Army and SDRF is going on.

Feb 09, 2021, 10:18 AM IST