Search operations at the Tapovan-Vishnugad hydel project site have been underway on a war footing for a fortnight since it bore the brunt of an avalanche triggered by a glacier burst over the Rishi Ganga
It has been 11 days since the calamity struck following the burst of a glacier in Rishiganga, and the hopes of families waiting for their missing kin are also on the wane
The strategic 900-km Chardham highway project aims to provide all-weather connectivity to four holy towns Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath in Uttarakhand
Uttarakhand floods: Toll rises to 50 as rescuers pull five bodies from Tapovan tunnel, seven at other locations
The agencies involved in the Tapovan rescue work include the Indo-Tibetan Border Police, the National Disaster Response Force and the State Disaster Response Force
Two of the bodies have been identified. One of the deceased hailed from Narendra Nagar in Tehri district and another from Kalsi in Dehradun district, Chamoli District Magistrate Swati S Bhadauria said
Uttarakhand floods: Rescuers begin widening hole in Tapovan tunnel to find missing people; toll rises to 38
A hole with a diameter of one foot will help send in a camera to ascertain the location of the workers believed to be trapped inside the tunnel and a pipe to flush out accumulated water from the tunnel, an NTP official said
Global warming and melting of mountain permafrost is what triggers the destabilization of mountain slopes, triggering slope failure.
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Union Home Minister Amit Shah assured both Houses that the Centre is taking every possible step to rescue people and bring back life to normalcy in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand following the destruction caused by the avalanche that occurred on Sunday
Uttarakhand floods: Toll rises to 31; huge boulders in debris hindering search for trapped, says ITBP
The State Emergency Operation Centre said five bodies were found in the morning, and estimated that 175 people are still missing
Rescuers have not been able to make contact with the 30 workers feared trapped inside the 12-foot-high and 2.5-km-long HRT, but they are hopeful for 'signs of life'
She believes collective protests by children from all over the world for climate justice will bring about a positive change.
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More than 60 houses were flattened due to the cloud burst after incessant rains in the Chamoli and Pithoragarh regions of Uttarakhand, on Saturday.
This is the first time that the Central government will recognise the valour and efforts of its security personnel in the domain of disaster management, on lines of similar recognition and service medals in the counter-insurgency and anti-Naxal operations theatre.
Despite the sanctioning of Rs 566 crores for the state irrigation department for the construction of flood protection embankments in Srinagar, only Rs six crore had been released by March 2014.
The people of Uttarakhand do not find a lot of hope in the government as not much work has been done after the floods.
Now, the total number of skeletal remains found and disposed of in the area this season has gone up to 21as combing operations resumed in search of bodies
The Congress won all five seats in the predominantly Hindu state in 2009, but the tide began to reverse in 2012 when a bypoll saw the BJP win against the then CM's son.
Rahul Gandhi today said he shared a special bonding with Uttarakhand where he and his father did their early schooling and promised fast tracking the process of rebuilding lives in the calamity-hit regions of the hill state if the party returns to power at the Centre.
Uttarakhand government has ordered completion of all road repair and reconstruction works along Char Dham Yatra route well before the start of the annual pilgrimage in May this year.