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Badaun rape case CBI suspends exhumation of bodies

Jul 20, 2014

Badaun rape case CBI suspends exhumation of bodies

They said with heavy rains predicted in Uttarakhand, there is no likelihood of river levels coming down in the near future and if the conditions remained like this, the agency may have to wait for months to carry out the process. #Uttar Pradesh #NewsTracker #CBI #Samajwadi Party #Uttarakhand #Akhilesh Yadav #rape case #gang rape #Badaun #exhumation
Identities of 18 Uttarakhand tragedy victims established

Jul 07, 2014

Identities of 18 Uttarakhand tragedy victims established

Identities of 18 victims of Uttarakhand natural calamity, out of a total of 630 bodies recovered from Kedar valley since the start of combing operations last year, have been established, police said on Monday. #India #NewsTracker #Uttarakhand #forensics #DNA samples
Ganga flowing close to danger mark, river rafting stopped

Jun 20, 2014

Ganga flowing close to danger mark, river rafting stopped

With the Ganga and its tributaries in spate following heavy pre-monsoon rains in parts of Uttarakhand, rafting in the river has been stopped 12 days ahead of schedule for safety reasons. #NewsTracker #Ganga #Uttarakhand #River Ganga #Rishikesh #Ganga danger mark #River rafting
Uma Bharti says committee will be formed to clean Yamuna river

Jun 17, 2014

Uma Bharti says committee will be formed to clean Yamuna river

Close to the heels of a secretaries-level group to rejuvenate Ganga river, Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharati on Tuesday announced a separate committee for cleansing the polluted Yamuna river in Delhi. #India #Environment #NewsTracker #Nitin Gadkari #Uma Bharti #Uttarakhand #Venkaiah Naidu #Yamuna

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Wake up India, neither Modi nor Rahul will solve your problems

Aug 19, 2013

Wake up India, neither Modi nor Rahul will solve your problems

It says a lot about us when not even a thousand of the big fat web warrior brigade, that tweets and comments 24x7 on everything that mentions a Modi or a Gandhi, apparently in the interest of a better India, could not find two landmark judgments significant enough to merit any attention. #Politics #India #ToTheContrary #Congress #BJP #Environment #Narendra Modi #Supreme Court #Rahul Gandhi #Uttarakhand #Hydel Projects #Mineral mining #Big Corporates
Uttarakhand tragedy: Why the met dept's 'warnings' were ignored

Jun 30, 2013

Uttarakhand tragedy: Why the met dept's 'warnings' were ignored

The meteorological department's warnings were possibly ignored because they didn't hint at the intensity of the disaster they were faced with. #ConnectTheDots #India Meteorological Department #Uttarakhand floods #Uttarakhand tragedy #Met department's warnings

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Uttarakhand tragedy: Why the met dept's 'warnings' were ignored

Jul 21, 2014

Meet India’s widows of climate change

DEOLI-BENIGRAM, INDIA—There is no good time to ask someone to relive a catastrophic flood. But a rainy day is the worst. It is early morning and Deoli-Benigram, a charming village sprawled over an eastern Himalayan peak, is drenched. It has been rain... #India #Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change #Himalayas #Uttarakhand #Dehradun
Uttarakhand tragedy: Why the met dept's 'warnings' were ignored

Jul 03, 2014

DSI bags Dh304m India contract

Drake & Scull International (DSI) has won Dh304 million deal for the electrical transmission line of the Uttarakhand More..... #India #Uttarakhand