Chamoli disaster

Uttarakhand assembly condoles deaths in Chamoli disaster

Soon after the House assembled for the day, Speaker Premchand Aggrawal expressed grief over the loss of lives in the disaster in Raini and Tapovan areas.

published on : 2nd March 2021

Chamoli disaster: Uttarakhand to declare 135 missing people dead

Of the total 204 people, search and rescue operations have recovered 69 bodies while 135 are still missing. 

published on : 23rd February 2021

Chamoli disaster: Indian Navy Divers measure depth of the lake

Total 68 bodies and 28 body parts have been recovered to date while 136 are still listed as missing.

published on : 21st February 2021

Uttarakhand floods: One more body recovered, toll now 62

One body was recovered late Thursday night from the banks of the Alaknanda at Helang between Joshimath and Pipalkoti, Chamoli district police said.

published on : 19th February 2021

Expert teams reach spot as efforts to drain lake pick up in Uttarakhand

Efforts to drain out the lake that has formed 8 km upstream from Raini village in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand after February 7 flash floods are on. 

published on : 19th February 2021

Chamoli disaster: Many people found in Tapovan tunnel were alive till Feb 13, says official

A total of 11 bodies have been recovered from the Tapovan tunnel out of which two were recovered on Tuesday. 

published on : 17th February 2021

Uttarakhand disaster: On Day 9, rescue operation turns into search for bodies

We hope to find bodies so that the families can perform the last rites at least),” an official closely monitoring the situation told TNIE.

published on : 16th February 2021

Uttarakhand calamity: Three more bodies recovered, toll climbs to 53

The bodies were recovered this morning from the Adit tunnel at the NTPC's Tapovan-Vishnugad project site, Chamoli District Magistrate, Swati S Bhadauria, said.

published on : 15th February 2021

GLOF threat: Glacial lakes need to be monitored in Uttarakhand

According to the inventory of Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, Dehradun the hill state has total of 1,266 glacial lakes. 

published on : 14th February 2021

Chamoli Disaster: More bodies found inside Tapovan tunnel 

Meanwhile, the drilling a hole of 1 ft diameter on the ground of the tunnel has failed, said the officials who were present in the meeting to review the progress of rescue operations. 

published on : 14th February 2021

Uttarakhand floods: Sunday off saved lives of labourers from Jharkhand

All 10 working on the NTPC project site returned home on Friday after they were dropped at Haridwar by a bus arranged by the contractor they were working for.

published on : 14th February 2021

Glacier burst: Eight bodies recovered from Tapovan, Raini hydel project sites, toll rises to 46

These are the first bodies to be recovered from the site where muck-clearing and drilling operations have been underway on a war-footing since last Sunday.

published on : 14th February 2021

Lake formation at Rishi Ganga river poses bigger threat than Sunday flood

The scientists familiar with the landscape said that the water from the lake started draining on Friday which minimizes the chances of bursting of the water body.

published on : 13th February 2021

Avalanche chases down Tapovan guards

Of four personnel from Uttarakhand Police posted at Rishi Ganga project, two survived to tell horror of flash flood.

published on : 11th 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
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