Chamoli Floods

Uttarakhand glacier burst: Two more bodies recovered from Tapovan site

The recovery of five bodies on Saturday takes the toll in the tragedy to 67 while 137 are still missing.

published on : 21st February 2021

Uttarakhand Irrigation Minister Satpal Maharaj revives theory of N-device behind floods

Uttarakhand Irrigation Minister Satpal Maharaj revived the debate about a lost nuclear device to be the reason behind the flash floods.

published on : 17th February 2021

Uttarakhand floods: Change of strategy further delays rescue operations at Tapovan

After drilling the tunnel ground 12 meter deep and 75mm in diameter, the NTPC began widening it to almost one foot which is estimated to take 8 more hours.

published on : 13th February 2021

Uttarakhand floods: New plan to drill hole with large diameter in Tapovan tunnel for camera insertion

Drilling of a 12-metre-long hole of 75 mm diameter in the intake adit tunnel to its inside has been successful, said NTPC General Manager, R P Ahirwal.

published on : 13th February 2021

Chamoli rescue mission: Delay, disruption render changed strategy futile

A warning was issued to evacuate the rescue spot and leave for high grounds just in case another flash flood comes.

published on : 12th February 2021

Chamoli disaster: Rescue strategy changes after labourers found trapped in another tunnel

The development took place after a combined meeting of state government authorities, armed forces and the NTPC.

published on : 11th February 2021

Uttarakhand glacier burst: Two listed as missing return home safely after being stranded in Chamoli

Two persons who were listed as missing in the avalanche and flash floods in Uttarakhand returned to their homes safely on Wednesday.

published on : 10th February 2021

Came under sharp attack as environment minister for stopping hydel projects in Uttarakhand: Jairam Ramesh

Relief is being distributed by helicopters among villagers cut off due to the washing away of a bridge in the avalanche at Malari.

published on : 10th February 2021

Boulders in debris inside Tapovan tunnel biggest hindrance to search operations: ITBP officer

Kedarnath MLA Manoj Rawat said excavators and Pokland machines should be brought in to speed up the process.

published on : 10th February 2021

No stone left unturned: Officials race against time to save 37 workers trapped in Tapovan Tunnel

Officials from the Army Medical Corps of the Indian Army said that they have been trapped without food, water and heat in the tunnel where temperatures plummet to as low as 2 degrees. 

published on : 9th February 2021

Uttarakhand glacier burst: Families await reunion with loved ones trapped in tunnel

People from different parts of the country have gone missing in the tragedy, including 19 from Datunu village of the Jaunsar area in Dehradun district.

published on : 9th February 2021

197 people missing, 20 dead in Uttarakhand floods: Home Minister Amit Shah tells Parliament

Necessary supplies and medical assistance are being provided to these villages through helicopters, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said.

published on : 9th February 2021

Men in uniform saved our lives: Survivors of Chamoli disaster grateful for new lease of life

In a bid to save the men trapped in the tunnel, the ITBP used ropes, pulleys, carabiners and spades to descend into the muck.

published on : 9th February 2021

Abrupt snowslide, not glacier burst, might have caused the calamity: Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat

Trivendra Singh Rawat made the statement on the cause of the tragedy after holding a meeting with ISRO scientists and officials of the Army and ITBP.

published on : 8th February 2021

Uttarakhand glacier burst: Rescue ops intensified as 19 bodies recovered, 202 still missing

The team has reached up to 100 meters of the tunnel's 180-meter stretch where the workers are said to be trapped.  

published on : 8th February 2021
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