Uttarakhand 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

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

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

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

No disagreement, claims Ministry of Environment

The ministry of environment and forests has stated, an affidavit on the “agreed position” will be filed in the court only in July. 

published on : 13th February 2021

Uttarakhand floods: Kin of those trapped losing hope

Angry at the delay, family members of those trapped alleged that the National Thermal Power Corporation authorities were not doing enough.

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
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