03 Jun 2016
Paris/Longjumeau, France: Torrential rain forced thousands of people from their homes south of Paris while the River Seine surged to its highest level for over 30 years in the French capital, shutting down the famed Louvre and Orsay museums and a metro line.
18 May 2016
Itanagar: Flood waters of the overflowing Noa-Dehing river, fed by torrential rain in the past few days, have inundated several areas in Namsai district of Arunachal Pradesh.
24 Apr 2015
Kedarnath: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Friday slammed media for not projecting the restoration and rehabilitation work in the flood-ravaged hills in the right perspective.
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.
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.
31 May 2015
New Delhi: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat today said that he has ordered an inquiry into the flood relief scam, adding that strict action would be initiated against those responsible.
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.
22 Apr 2016
Itanagar: Continuous rain in the last couple of days has triggered flood-like situation in several districts of Arunachal Pradesh, including the state capital.
11 Mar 2016
New Delhi: The stage is now set for the controversial three-day cultural event opening today on the Yamuna flood plains even as Art of Living guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar struck a defiant note that he will not pay Rs 5 crore fine imposed by Green Tribunal and would rather go to jail.