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We had lost all hopes of returning home, says a pilgrim

We had lost all hopes of returning home, says a pilgrim

25 Jun 2013

Madhu Pandey of Faridabad, one of the pilgrims who had gone to Kedarnath with her husband Mathura Prasad, brother-in-law Vinod and his wife Vimla, shares the nightmare she had to live through in the Uttarakhand devastation. Though she returned safe and sound, she still shivers thinking about the entire Uttarakhand deluge.

Uttrakhand disaster,   Kedarnath,   Gauri Kunth,   Sonprayag,   Uttrakhand mishap,  
14 bodies pulled out from villages flattened in Uttarakhand

14 bodies pulled out from villages flattened in Uttarakhand

02 Jul 2016

Dehradun: At least 14 bodies have been recovered so far from the debris in villages which were buried in a cloud burst in Uttarakhand, police said today. As many as 39 people were feared dead yesterday in the incident that occurred in six villages of Chamoli and Pithoragarh districts, the police said.

Uttarakhand Cloudburst,   Uttarakhand Crisis,   Uttarakhand Rains,   Uttarakhand Disaster Management,   Uttarakhand Police,   Chamoli Disaster,   Pithoragarh Disaster,   Latest States News ,  
Dev Bhoomi’s shame: Women molested, some go missing

Dev Bhoomi’s shame: Women molested, some go missing

22 Jun 2013

As if the natural disaster and consequent mayhem was not enough, the pilgrims stuck in Kedarnath, were in for another shock, this time from the Nepali hoodlums from the adjoining forests. The Nepalis decamped with their money and belongings, they did not spare the women either.

Uttrakhand disaster,   kedarnath disaster,   landslides in Uttrakhand,   Uttrakhand landslides,   pilgrims stuck in landslides,  
President rule in <strong>Uttrakhand</strong>: High Court rejects Centre's plea

President rule in Uttrakhand: High Court rejects Centre's plea

06 Apr 2016

Nainital: The Uttarakhand High Court today rejected Centre's plea for deferring the hearing on former Chief Minister Harish Rawat's petition challenging the imposition of President's rule in the state.

Uttarakhand High Court,   Uttarakhand President Rule,   Uttarakhand Government,   Harish Rawat Government,   Latest States News ,  
Goddess Dhari Devi’s wrath behind Uttarakhand devastation, believe locals

Goddess Dhari Devi’s wrath behind Uttarakhand devastation, believe locals

25 Jun 2013

Nature's fury has devastated the serene region of Uttarakhand encompassing the majestic Kedarnath temple, which has got submerged in about 10 feet of debris, turning the area into a ghost town. Interestingly, both the sanctum sanctorum and the shrine bell are safe.

dhari devi temple news,   uttrakhand disaster,   Dhari Devi,   Uttarakhand Flood,   Kedarnath,   shrine,   Rishikesh,   Char Dham,  
Coconuts may inspire designs for earthquake-proof buildings

Coconuts may inspire designs for earthquake-proof buildings

09 Jul 2016

Berlin: The specialised structure of coconut walls may help to design buildings that can withstand earthquakes and other natural disasters, a new study suggests.

coconuts,   earthquake,   earthquake proof buildings,   coconut walls,   natural disaster,   lifestyle news ,  
Cloudburst: CM Harish Rawat announces compensation for kin of victims

Cloudburst: CM Harish Rawat announces compensation for kin of victims

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.

Uttarakhand Cloudburst,   Uttarakhand Disaster,   Uttarakhand Torrential Rain,   Uttarakhand Rain,   Uttarakhand Government,   Uttarakhand CM,   Latest States News ,  
12 killed, 25 missing in torrential rains in Uttarakhand

12 killed, 25 missing in torrential rains in Uttarakhand

01 Jul 2016

Pithoragarh/Gopeshwar: Twelve persons were killed and 25 others were missing as torrential rains and landslides hit Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh and Chamoli districts in the wee hours today, burying villages in sludge with many residents trapped under the debris.

Uttarakhand Cloudburst,   Uttarakhand Disaster,   Uttarakhand Torrential Rain,   Uttarakhand Rain,   Uttarakhand Government,   Uttarakhand CM,   Latest States News ,  
Uttarakhand forest fire: <strong>Disaster</strong> management teams deployed across region

Uttarakhand forest fire: Disaster management teams deployed across region

30 Apr 2016

Dehradun: Major forest fires raged today across Uttarakhand even as three teams of NDRF were deployed in Almora, Gauchar and Pauri and one team of SDRF in Nainital to extinguish the flames.

Uttarakhand Forest Fires,   Uttarakhand NDRF Operation,   Forest Fire,   Uttarakhand Fire,   Uttarakhand SDRF Operation,   Latest States News ,  
Hillsborough football <strong>disaster</strong>: Fans killed unlawfully, jury concludes

Hillsborough football disaster: Fans killed unlawfully, jury concludes

27 Apr 2016

Warrington: The 96 Liverpool fans who died in the Hillsborough football stadium disaster were unlawfully killed, a jury concluded yesterday, finding Britain's worst sporting tragedy was partly down to police errors.

Hillsborough football disaster,   Liverpool football tragedy,   Hillsborough stadium,   Liverpool,   Soccer news,   Sports news ,  

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