Uttarakhand Floods

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Uttarakhand disaster: Toll rises to 67 as two more bodies recovered from Tapovan project site
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Uttarakhand disaster: Toll rises to 67 as two more bodies recovered from Tapovan project site

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

Uttarakhand floods: Water accumulation inside Tapovan tunnel hampers rescue efforts
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Uttarakhand floods: Water accumulation inside Tapovan tunnel hampers rescue efforts

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

SC allows Centre to file response to letter linking Chardham project to Uttarakhand disaster
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SC allows Centre to file response to letter linking Chardham project to Uttarakhand disaster

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
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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

Uttarakhand floods: Toll rises to 41 as three bodies recovered from Tapovan tunnel
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Uttarakhand floods: Toll rises to 41 as three bodies recovered from Tapovan tunnel

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
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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

Devastating Chamoli floods are a manifestation of the meltdown in Himalayan ecosystem
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Devastating Chamoli floods are a manifestation of the meltdown in Himalayan ecosystem

Global warming and melting of mountain permafrost is what triggers the destabilization of mountain slopes, triggering slope failure.

Budget Session: Farm laws, outcry over Modi's 'andolan-jivi' remark dominate LS; RS bids farewell to Ghulam Nabi Azad
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Budget Session: Farm laws, outcry over Modi's 'andolan-jivi' remark dominate LS; RS bids farewell to Ghulam Nabi Azad

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
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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

Toll in Uttarakhand deluge rises to 28, 170 still missing; rescue ops at Tapovan tunnel underway
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Toll in Uttarakhand deluge rises to 28, 170 still missing; rescue ops at Tapovan tunnel underway

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'

The 11-year-old who’s holding governments accountable for inaction on climate change
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The 11-year-old who’s holding governments accountable for inaction on climate change

She believes collective protests by children from all over the world for climate justice will bring about a positive change.

Siddharth Roy Kapur keeps 'personal and professional separate'; will never cast Vidya, Aditya, Kunaal in his films
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Siddharth Roy Kapur keeps 'personal and professional separate'; will never cast Vidya, Aditya, Kunaal in his films

Siddharth Roy Kapur opens up about never casting his wife, Vidya Balan, or his brothers, Aditya Roy Kapur and Kunaal Roy Kapur, in any of his movies

Uttarkhand cloudburst: 14 bodies recovered, 39 feared dead
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Uttarkhand cloudburst: 14 bodies recovered, 39 feared dead

More than 60 houses were flattened due to the cloud burst after incessant rains in the Chamoli and Pithoragarh regions of Uttarakhand, on Saturday.

Govt announces medal to recognise personnel involved in counter-disaster operations
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Govt announces medal to recognise personnel involved in counter-disaster operations

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.

U'khand: Govt as unprepared for monsoon as it was before 2013 floods
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U'khand: Govt as unprepared for monsoon as it was before 2013 floods

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.

Uttarakhand floods: A year on, victims see little hope in govt
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Uttarakhand floods: A year on, victims see little hope in govt

The people of Uttarakhand do not find a lot of hope in the government as not much work has been done after the floods.

Authorities recover 12 bodies a year after Uttarakhand floods
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Authorities recover 12 bodies a year after Uttarakhand 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

Uttarakhand polls: BJP hopes to reverse Cong clean sweep of 2009
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Uttarakhand polls: BJP hopes to reverse Cong clean sweep of 2009

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.

Uttarakhand floods: Will speed up rehabilitation work, says Rahul
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Uttarakhand floods: Will speed up rehabilitation work, says Rahul

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 govt orders repair of Char Dham Yatra route in time
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Uttarakhand govt orders repair of Char Dham Yatra route in time

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.