New Delhi, Aug 21
Asking its officials to avoid spreading rumours, the Badrinath-Kedarnath Temple Committee today said there is no threat to Badrinath temple and repair and maintenance is a routine process.
Dehradun, Aug 17
The weather was clear at most places across Uttarakhand today but the swollen rivers following heavy rains over the past week continued to claim lives leaving three persons dead in separate incide...
Hyderabad, Aug. 14
GVK Group’s Shrinagar Hydro Electric Power Project that suffered damage due to heavy floods in Uttarakhand in June is in the process of preparing an insurance claim for the damage suffered. ...
August 9, 2013
Our disaster preparedness is woefully inadequate.
Dehradun, Aug 7
The World Bank and the Asian Development Bank would jointly provide $400 million to rain-ravaged Uttarakhand to redevelop basic amenities like housing, agriculture, education and healthcare facili...
New Delhi, Aug. 4
Increasing human activities are augmenting the risk of natural disasters in the ecologically sensitive region of Kedarnath which was washed away by floods triggered by a cloudburst in June, a late...
Nainital, July 31
Desperate family members of an elderly couple, missing since the June floods in Uttarakhand, have moved the Uttarakhand High Court which today asked the state government about efforts that have b...
August 20, 2013
A recent Supreme Court order has called for an independent inquiry into the projects’ ecological impact. »
New Delhi, Aug 15
Expressing anguish over the Uttarakhand floods disaster, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said that the Government is working with all resources under its command to rehabilitate people and reb...
Mumbai, Aug 13
Responding to the severe flash floods in Uttarakhand, Dell India has teamed up with Oxfam India’s relief and rehabilitation work in the region with a contribution of $220,000 (around Rs 1.3 crore)...
Dehradun, Aug 9
Heavy rains today lashed Uttarkashi and Ranikhet in Uttarakhand where four persons were feared dead after their jeep fell into the swollen Mandakini river.The jeep fell into the river and w...
New Delhi, Aug 6
Over 6,000 people are feared to have been killed in the devastating floods, cloudbursts and landslides in Uttarakhand in June.
“The scale and magnitude of the extreme event was such that...
New Delhi, July 31
Uttarakhand on Wednesday sought Rs 13,800 crore from the Centre for reconstruction and relief work in the flood-ravaged State at the first meeting of the Cabinet Committee on the issue and claimed...