10 Mar 2014
New Delhi: Taking a cue from the mass devastation and destruction caused by flash floods and landslides last year in Uttarakhand, the government has brought in the use of technology to make things easier for the pilgrims, who will leave for Kedarnath this year.
13 Jan 2014
Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government would soon disburse financial assistance to the relatives of those who died in last year’s flash flood in Uttarakhand, officials said on Monday.
27 Feb 2014
Gopeshwar (Uttarakhand): The sacred portals of the Himalayan shrine of Kedarnath will be thrown open for devotees on May 4 after a six month closure during winter when the area remains snowbound.
05 Mar 2014
Patna: Over 1,000 people were detained on Wednesday by the police when they were protesting near Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s official residence in Patna. The protestors included Kosi flood victims from Madhepura, Supaul and Saharsa districts, Mahadalits from Gaya.
29 Jun 2013
One of the most sought-after tourist destinations in the country, Nainital, is no longer safe from the threat of landslides. Concerned about the indiscriminate construction activities that have been going on for the past two-three decades, geologists have called for a complete stop to these activities.
02 Jul 2013
Wearing a white frock with violet flowers and her two tiny legs in a plaster, a two-and-a-half-year-old girl, who has attracted media attention after she got separated in the deluge from her parents in Kedarnath but was rescued, is not happy just clutching to her big bright doll.
22 Jun 2013
Amid ongoing rescue operations in Uttarakhand to save the survivors of flash-flood in the state, now it’s hunger and exploitation by local traders which seem to be adding to woes of the stranded pilgrims.
08 Feb 2014
London: Prime Minister David Cameron visited flood-hit areas in Britain on Friday following criticism of his government's handling of a crisis that has left swathes of the country under water.
14 Feb 2014
London: Yet another Atlantic storm was barreling towards Britain on Friday, threatening to dump a month's worth of rainfall on communities already struggling to cope with the wettest winter for 250 years.
03 Feb 2014
Dehradun: Two days after taking over as Uttarakhand Chief Minister, Harish Rawat on Monday visited the flash-flood-hit districts of Chamoli and Rudrapryag and said separate disaster management officials with administrative and financial powers will be appointed there to provide succor to people.