Tapovan

NGT directs NTPC to pay Rs 58 lakh for damaging environment in Uttarakhand

The state-owned power major was found to have violated muck disposal site maintenance norms, resulting in damage to the environment.

published on : 23rd February 2021

Uttarakhand glacier burst: NDRF team reaches 171 metres inside Tapovan tunnel

According to NDRF, the excavation work went on from 11:50 pm to 2:15 am last night to dewater the tunnel.

published on : 22nd 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

Uttarakhand disaster: Effigies for cremation, body parts fished out in search of victims

As operations entered the 10th day, identifying bodies and body parts is becoming the challenge.

published on : 18th February 2021

Malayali participation in rescue ops in Chamoli

The tunnelling work started from both ends but it is not joined. So, rescuers cannot go inside the tunnel.

published on : 17th 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

Over 300 personnel join Chamoli rescue operations in Uttarakhand

The death toll in the avalanche triggered by the bursting of a glacier in Chamoli has gone up to 58 as a total of 11 bodies are recovered from the Tapovan tunnel, whereas 146 people are still missing.

published on : 16th 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 glacier burst: Tapovan village grim as families lose hope

Nine bodies have so far been recovered from the tunnel at Tapovan-Vishnugad hydel project site taking the toll in the tragedy to 54, while officials say 115 people are still missing.

published on : 15th 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

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

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

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

Meet three key women officials working on rescue efforts at Chamoli

The women involved in the rescue and relief operations at Chamoli where the flashfloods wreaked havoc, are persevering to help bring hope back to the state. 

published on : 13th February 2021

Chamoli disaster: Sirens, confusion ensue at rescue spot after water levels of Rishi Ganga rise

The rescue operations were suspended temporarily only to resume after two hours at around 4 pm.

published on : 12th February 2021
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