23 Aug 2016
Lucknow: Flood situation on Tuesday worsened in Uttar Pradesh due to release of water from Nepal and adjoining states of Madhya Pradesh and Uttrakhand which led to further rise in water levels of major rivers. According to Central Water Commission (CWC), the Ganga is flowing above the danger marks at Fafamau and Chhatnag (both in Allahabad) besides in Mirzapur, Varanasi, Ghazipur and Ballia.
02 Jul 2016
New Delhi: At least twelve people were killed in torrential rains and landslides in Uttarakhand, while two persons were swept away by rain-fed muddy waters in Arunachal Pradesh even as Rajasthan reeled under heat wave conditions with Sri Ganganagar simmering at 45 degrees Celsius.
16 Jul 2014
Dehradun: Uttarakhand government is planning to provide job reservations for dependents of those killed in the devastating floods last year.
09 Aug 2014
Uttarkashi: Heavy rainfall in Uttarkashi has created problem for local residents. The city witnessed another bout of heavy rainfall and cloudburst, leading to cut-off villages and wash away of roads and bridges at several places.
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.
30 Dec 2013
Dehradun: In a shocking revelation, it has come to light that ration meant for flood-hit people in Uttarakhand kept rotting in government godowns, while they are still crying for help. The villagers have also filed complaints that sacks full of foodgrains were thrown in the Gori river.
23 Aug 2016
New Delhi: The Centre on Monday night rushed 10 NDRF teams to flood-hit areas of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh in order to launch massive relief and rescue operations to help those marooned in these states.
26 Aug 2016
Patna: With reports of eight fresh deaths on Friday, the total deaths in Bihar flood increased to 135, with Bhojpur district accounting for 12 deaths in the second round of floods due to the swollen Ganga. The flood, caused by a spate in the Ganga, Sone, Punpun, Burhi Gandak, Ghaghra, Kosi and other rivers, has affected 31.33 lakh people in 1,934 villages in 12 districts, a Disaster Management Department statement said.
25 Aug 2016
Mumbai: As the nation celebrates Lord Krishna's birthday on Thursday, Bollywood celebrities like Lata Mangeshkar, Amitabh Bachchan and Rishi Kapoor have wished their fans and followers a Happy Janmashtami on the auspicious occasion.
30 Jun 2013
Paying tributes to the Uttarakhand flood victims, a Delhi government minister on Saturday led a candlelight vigil in the national capital.