28 Jun 2013
Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Thursday made a veiled attack on Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on the issue of rescuing Uttarakhand victims from his state alone, saying that no politician should be parochial in his approach while saving lives of the stranded people.
01 Jul 2016
New Delhi: Expressing grief over the loss of lives in torrential rains in Uttarakhand, Chief Minister Harish Rawat today announced a compensation of Rs two lakh each to families of the victims.
08 Aug 2013
Mumbai: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan along with other Bollywood stars will rally for a cause and perform for a seven-hour on-air marathon event initiated by a television channel, to collect funds for Uttarakhand victims.
12 Dec 2015
Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today granted a solatium of Rs 4 lakh each to the kin of 23 people killed in rain-related incidents in the State.
04 Dec 2015
Mumbai: Bollywood celebrities have expressed their grief and conveyed prayers for all those who are battling the deadly floods in Chennai currently. Numerous actors present at the Van Heusen and GQ Fashion Nights conveyed their feelings about the situation.
05 Dec 2015
New Delhi: Their own families caught in the devastating Chennai floods, Indian cricket team members R Ashwin and Murali Vijay said they have been pained by the loss of life in the disaster and will try to help the affected after the series against South Africa.
05 Dec 2015
Chennai: With Tamil Nadu reeling under the worst floods to hit the state in a century and with rescue operations getting underway, actors Siddharth and RJ Balaji, popular among Tamil audiences, turned out to help the people.
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.
04 Dec 2015
Washington: US has expressed its deepest condolences to the families of the people affected by the worst floods in Chennai and has offered assistance to address the humanitarian challenge 'especially in the case of strong partners like India'.
21 Jun 2013
Members of the Hindi film fraternity, including megastar Amitabh Bachchan and writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar, have mourned the current situation in Uttarakhand where hundreds have died and thousands gone missing in unprecedented flash-floods and landslides.