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'Worst is over' says IMD as flood fury claims 47 lives in Uttarakhand; Ranikhet and Almora remain cut-off
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'Worst is over' says IMD as flood fury claims 47 lives in Uttarakhand; Ranikhet and Almora remain cut-off

The weather department predicts that the rains will move towards the east after wreaking havoc and devastation in the hilly state

Uttarakhand rains: 34 dead and five missing, Nainital cut off; pray for everyone's safety, tweets PM
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Uttarakhand rains: 34 dead and five missing, Nainital cut off; pray for everyone's safety, tweets PM

The heavy rainfall has wreaked havoc in the state with authorities halting the Badrinath Char Dham Yatra till the situation improves

Uttarakhand flood: Toll climbs to 54; hopes for finding survivors dim after three more bodies found at Tapovan tunnel
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Uttarakhand flood: Toll climbs to 54; hopes for finding survivors dim after three more bodies found at Tapovan tunnel

Nine bodies have been pulled out from Adit tunnel at the National Thermal Power Corporation's 's Tapovan-Vishnugad project site, choked by debris after the 7 February flash flood

Uttarakhand flood: Temporary lake formed in Rishi Ganga river can cause further damage if breached, says report
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Uttarakhand flood: Temporary lake formed in Rishi Ganga river can cause further damage if breached, says report

Scientists are examining the size of the lake, its periphery, and the volume of water it contains to ascertain how big and immediate the danger from it is, WIHG director Kalachand Sain said

Uttarakhand glacier burst highlights pressure on Asia's waterways, unsustainable power infra: Experts
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Uttarakhand glacier burst highlights pressure on Asia's waterways, unsustainable power infra: Experts

Shrinking glaciers in the regions are threatening water supplies and increasing the chances of landslides and floods, say experts.

Uttarakhand glacier burst: Toll rises to 10 as rescuers pull out three more bodies; 143 people still missing
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Uttarakhand glacier burst: Toll rises to 10 as rescuers pull out three more bodies; 143 people still missing

The efforts are focussed at the moment on rescuing 30-35 people trapped in a 250-metre long tunnel at Tapovan, the Uttarakhand DGP said

Uttarakhand glacier burst leaves 7 dead, 125 missing; efforts on to rescue 30 trapped in tunnel, say officials
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Uttarakhand glacier burst leaves 7 dead, 125 missing; efforts on to rescue 30 trapped in tunnel, say officials

Two power projects – NTPC’s Tapovan-Vishnugad hydel project and the Rishi Ganga Hydel Project – were extensively damaged with scores of labourers trapped in tunnels as the waters came rushing in.

Glacier break in Uttarakhand's Chamoli causes flash floods; 7 dead, homes swept away, two projects damaged
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Glacier break in Uttarakhand's Chamoli causes flash floods; 7 dead, homes swept away, two projects damaged

The Indo-Tibetan border Police rescued 16 men from a tunnel in the Tapovan project but 125 were still missing. Uttarakhand chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said seven bodies were recovered.

Uttarakhand glacier burst updates: At least 30 workers trapped in tunnel, rescue efforts on, says official
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Uttarakhand glacier burst updates: At least 30 workers trapped in tunnel, rescue efforts on, says official

Uttarakhand glacier burst LIVE updates: Around 30 to 35 people including workers and employees of the 480 mw Tapovan-Vishnugad hydel project on the Dhauli Ganga river are feared trapped inside one of the tunnels following the avalanche, project GM RP Ahirwar said

Meet Ridhima Pandey, the 11-year-old Indian climate activist who is among 16 others who have sued five countries
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Meet Ridhima Pandey, the 11-year-old Indian climate activist who is among 16 others who have sued five countries

Pandey was nine years old when she filed a complaint against the Indian government, with the National Green Tribunal.

Toll due to rains in north India rises to 42 as floods continue to cripple normal life; IAF, NDRF deployed for rescue operations
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Toll due to rains in north India rises to 42 as floods continue to cripple normal life; IAF, NDRF deployed for rescue operations

India witnessed heavy rainfall, leading to floods, in various parts of the country over the past week. The death toll in the recent rain that triggered landslides in Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand and floods in Punjab and Haryana rose to 42 with four more bodies being retrieved in Uttarkashi. AP.

Three killed after rescue and relief helicopter crashes in Uttarakhand's rain-hit Uttarkashi; SDRF, ITBP on site
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Three killed after rescue and relief helicopter crashes in Uttarakhand's rain-hit Uttarkashi; SDRF, ITBP on site

A private helicopter engaged in relief and rescue operations in rain-ravaged Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand crashed and erupted in flames on Wednesday after it got entangled in overhead wires, an official said.

North India Floods 2019: IMD predicts heavy rainfall in Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh; nearly 60 dead in rain-related incidents
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North India Floods 2019: IMD predicts heavy rainfall in Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh; nearly 60 dead in rain-related incidents

Several states across the country continue to grapple with heavy rainfall and floods as parts of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Uttar Pradesh are likely to receive heavy rainfall on 20 August

Floods updates: Toll in rain-related incidents rises to 25 in Himachal; Fadnavis says Maharashtra govt will seek extension to file I-T, GST returns
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Floods updates: Toll in rain-related incidents rises to 25 in Himachal; Fadnavis says Maharashtra govt will seek extension to file I-T, GST returns

Floods LIVE Updates: Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis has said that he will ask Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman to extend the deadline to file Income Tax and GST returns, in view of the rains and flood situation in the state.

Catastrophe bonds: It's time govt considers insurance-linked securities with increasing frequency of natural calamities
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Catastrophe bonds: It's time govt considers insurance-linked securities with increasing frequency of natural calamities

Naturally to entice investors, the coupon rates have to be much higher than the ones offered by corporate bonds and gilts.

Uttarakhand rivers breach danger mark as heavy rains lash the state
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Uttarakhand rivers breach danger mark as heavy rains lash the state

Heavy rains continued to pound Uttarakhand on Monday causing most rivers to breach its danger mark, an official said.

IAF donates Rs 8.33 cr in PM's relief fund for Uttarakhand
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IAF donates Rs 8.33 cr in PM's relief fund for Uttarakhand

IAF lost five of its men in the operations when one of its Mi-17V5 choppers crashed north of Gaurikund while returning from Kedarnath on 25 June.

127 bodies recovered from Kedarnath, toll climbs to 807
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127 bodies recovered from Kedarnath, toll climbs to 807

Rain and fog delayed rescue operations in Uttarakhand where the death toll in the calamity rose to 807 with 127 more bodies recovered from Kedarnath.

Uttarakhand floods: Rescued Rajasthan trader recalls horror
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Uttarakhand floods: Rescued Rajasthan trader recalls horror

The 36-year-old Vinod Kumar Sharma's story was reinforced by details from Hindu activists who said that many lives could have been saved if only the massive rescue operation now underway had begun right after the torrential rains and cloudburst of last weekend.