25 Jun 2013
Telecom operator Idea Cellular will put in place helpline numbers for tracking last locations of its subscribers in flood-hit Uttarakhand from June 25.
23 Jun 2013
After a brief suspension due to bad weather early in the morning, the rescue operations in rain- hit Uttarakhand resumed on Sunday on a war footing to evacuate 22,000 pilgrims still stranded in high altitude areas amid a MeT department warning of light to moderate rains in the region from Monday.
23 Jun 2013
Air operations to rescue stranded people in flood-hit Uttarakhand have been suspended due to overcast conditions but the ground operations are on, Indo Tibetan Border Police chief Ajay Chadha said on Sunday.
22 Jun 2013
Rescue workers have a crucial 48-hour window to evacuate those stranded in the mountains of Uttarakhand as rains are expected to return by Sunday evening.
15 Jul 2013
Hoping against hope, Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna on Monday refused to declare dead the 5,748 persons missing after the June 16 calamity in Uttarakhand, saying the mission to find them will not be given up.
02 Feb 2014
Dehradun: Shortly after being sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, Harish Rawat on Saturday showered praises on his predecessor Vijay Bahuguna, saying he salutes him for doing an exemplary job during the mid-June natural calamity that shook the whole nation.
10 Jul 2013
The number of people who went missing in Uttarakhand following the deluge last month might exceed 4,000 as the state government is compiling final figures on the basis of FIRs registered by different states, National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) vice chairman M Sasidhar Reddy said on Tuesday.
04 Jul 2013
The work to provide succour to people affected from the colossal tragedy in Uttarakhand was on at war footing as choppers and trucks supplying relief material were running against time as fresh threat of heavy rains loomed large over the state.
08 Jul 2013
Fresh spell of rains on Sunday halted helicopter operations to ferry rations to remote Uttarakhand districts reeling under shortage of foodgrains even as wet weather put brakes on the task of cremation of bodies in Kedarnath.
03 Jul 2013
The massive 15-day effort by the Indian Air Force (IAF) to evacuate stranded people in flood-ravaged Uttarakhand concluded on Tuesday with the last pilgrim rescued from Badrinath.