uttarakhand disaster

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

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

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

Body of missing J&K resident recovered from Uttarakhand disaster site

Earlier, the body of an engineer from Srinagar, Basharat Ahmad Zargar, was found at the disaster-hit site on February 12.

published on : 14th 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

AAP demands higher compensation to Uttarakhand tragedy victims in Rajya Sabha

AAP MP Sanjay Singh claimed 173 persons are still missing and National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel are carrying out rescue operations.

published on : 11th February 2021

Glacier burst: Dhauli Ganga water surges, rescue work at Tapovan tunnel halted

Chamoli District Magistrate Swati S Bhadauria said work has been temporarily halted as a precautionary measure.

published on : 11th February 2021

Uttarakhand glacier burst: Kin of missing protest at Rishiganga power project site

The kin of around 40 missing workers engaged a heated argument with the authorities of the project for two hours, alleging lack of urgency in the rescue work.

published on : 10th February 2021

Chamoli disaster: Four men from Madhya Pradesh’s Shivpuri district missing

The four men have been identified as Bhanu Pratap Sikarwar, Gajendra Pavaiya (both close relatives) and two cousins, Rakesh Lodhi and Sonu Lodhi – all natives of Dhamkan village of Shivpuri district.

published on : 9th February 2021

Uttarakhand glacier burst: 70 from UP, including 34 from Lakhimpur Kheri missing

Control rooms have also been set up in districts affected by the tragedy and administration, police and irrigation department employees are deputed there.

published on : 9th February 2021

Chamoli disaster, a nightmare for eyewitnesses

Once the horrible avalanche coming down from the hills from atleast 5kms distance pushed him back to senses to join his neighbours, he rushed shouting 'Bhago Bhago'. 

published on : 7th February 2021
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