07 Jul 2014
Dehradun: The BJP on Monday said the collapse of an under-construction bridge in Uttarkashi district exposes the ‘casual manner’ in which reconstruction works are being carried out in flood-hit areas of Uttarakhand.
19 Jun 2014
New Delhi/Dehradun: The Uttarakhand Meteorological Department has denied reports of having issued high alert in Uttarkashi just a day after it was reported that Bhagirathi River is in spate due to severe rainfall over the past few days.
16 Jun 2014
Rio De Janeiro: Two days of near non-stop rain have dumped a month's worth of precipitation on the World Cup city of Natal, leading to a flood alert and raising worries that the deluge could affect the US team's debut match against Ghana.
24 Jun 2014
Hyderabad: In a bid to identify the victims of last year's Uttarakhand floods tragedy, city-based Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics (CDFD) with the state government is trying to contact relatives of missing persons and obtain blood samples for DNA matching.
06 Jun 2014
Colombo: Floods caused by days of torrential rain have displaced over one lakh people in Sri Lanka, the latest government data showed on Friday.
07 Aug 2012
Leader of the Opposition Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday spoke to Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde and urged him to evacuate pilgrims stranded in Uttarkashi region of Uttarakhand in the aftermath of flash floods there.
17 Jun 2014
New Delhi: A year after it witnessed the deadliest natural calamity ever, the Kedar Valley of Garhwal Himalayan region in Uttarakhand is still unsafe to visit. Despite several promises made by the state government, the lack of machineries with the administration to fight such disaster in future remains a serious concern.
07 Jun 2014
Kabul: Flooding in a remote part of Northern Afghanistan has claimed more than 50 lives and forced thousands to flee their homes, a provincial official said on Saturday.
03 May 2014
Dehradun: The Uttarakhand floods may have cost former chief minister Vijay Bahuguna his chair but his successor Harish Rawat feels that the issue will not impact the poll prospects of Congress as his government has taken a slew of measures to rehabilitate the victims.
13 May 2014
Itanagar: Rains continued to wreak havoc in several districts of Arunachal Pradesh with reports of disruption in surface communication due to flood and landslides pouring in from different parts of the state.