Mar 08, 2021 10:52 AM IST
According to an official “lot of concerns” about information privacy of Chinese drones were raised by various countries.
- Feb 20, 2021 03:02 PM IST
One body was recovered late Thursday night from the banks of the Alaknanda at Helang between Joshimath and Pipalkoti, Chamoli district police said on Friday.
- Feb 12, 2021 10:11 AM IST
Natural calamities cannot be controlled, but we can better adapt our communities, our constructions, and our resources balancing the economic growth with environmental conservation
- Feb 09, 2021 10:59 PM IST
The villagers recalled the 1965 joint expedition of US spy agency CIA and India's Intelligence Bureau to install a nuclear-powered surveillance equipment on the summit of Nanda Devi.
- Feb 09, 2021 01:52 PM IST
The devastation of the Uttarakhand floods has once again focused attention on the fragile ecosystem of the Himalayas, where millions of people are feeling the impact of global warming
- Feb 09, 2021 10:00 AM IST
Since the power and pelf lie on the side of the developers, a blind eye is often turned to environmental concerns
- Feb 09, 2021 08:22 AM IST
International geologists and glaciologists studying satellite imagery say the cause of the flooding disaster to be a landslide and not a glacial outburst
- Feb 08, 2021 02:11 PM IST
Kalachand Sain, the director of the Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, stated a ‘glacial burst’ is widely considered the cause (also the cause of the 2013 Uttarakhand floods), with a close second reason being a possible cloudburst.
- Feb 07, 2021 09:50 PM IST
A flood occurred in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district after a glacial burst caused an avalanche. At least 7 people have died, while 170 were still missing. The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) and other agencies are carrying out rescue operations on a war footing in the affected areas. Here's all you need to know about the tragedy.
- Feb 07, 2021 09:09 PM IST
Earlier in the day, a glacier broke off in Joshimath in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district which caused a massive flood in the Dhauli Ganga river and endangered lives of people living along its banks.
- Feb 07, 2021 08:59 PM IST
Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said the government's priority right now was to save lives, and experts could assert the reason behind the glacier outburst later.
- Feb 07, 2021 05:32 PM IST
Rupani has also instructed Gujarat chief secretary Anil Mukim to contact the Uttarakhand administration and take immediate action in this regard.
- Feb 07, 2021 03:27 PM IST
Here are do's and don'ts to stay safe from floods and an avalanche.
- Aug 02, 2013 01:46 PM IST
State-owned National Hydroelectric Power Corp (NHPC) sees production loss of 800 million unit from flood-ravaged Dhauliganga power station in Uttarakhand.
- Jul 04, 2013 05:13 PM IST
There are over 4,500 such structures in the country which are operating without an 'emergency action plan' rendering huge area and property vulnerable to cascading effects of dam failure.
- Jun 22, 2013 03:58 PM IST
Having gone without food or water for nearly a week, scores of pilgrims are on the verge of death, while others who managed to reach Sonprayag on foot have complained that rescue operations are yet to reach those stranded between Gaurikund and Kedarnath.
- Jun 21, 2013 12:39 PM IST
Even as floods play havoc in Uttarakhand, several states have opposed the provisions of a 38-year-old Model Flood Bill aimed at minimising losses to life and property in the natural calamity.