February 13, 2021 10:13 am
People do not want to risk their homes, fields, pastures, forests and rivers in the name of development. Most of such development work in the Himalayas is being carried out without an understanding of its fragility, seismicity, glacial behaviour, climatic changes and their collective destructive power.
December 27, 2018 7:19 am
Chanchal had gone missing from Kedarnath during the 2013 floods, which led to thousands of deaths. While she was reunited with her family on Monday, her father is still missing.
October 22, 2017 8:06 am
Several elements of the PM’s speech tells us that the government has learnt no lessons. Many analysts have shown that the current unscientific and indiscriminate road building practices in Uttarakhand have contributed to significantly increasing disasters in the state.
January 22, 2014 11:24 pm
Geological Survey of India has recommended demolition of whatever buildings remain standing near Kedarnath temple.
March 14, 2014 2:52 pm
The road leading to the shrine has been repaired and the yatra can be resumed.
September 15, 2013 8:34 pm
The locker of SBI was pulled out of the debris during cleaning operations on Sept 8.
September 02, 2013 12:28 am
Govt has denied permission for any pilgrim to use the Paidal Marg in Kedar valley on Sept 11.
June 25, 2013 4:02 am
All stranded people brought to relief camps,situation under control: Army
June 24, 2013 12:51 pm
Survivors are braving extreme conditions with bad weather virtually stopping rescue efforts.
June 24, 2013 11:02 am
Uttarakhand bore the brunt of the massive flood that devastated many parts of the state.