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  • Uttarakhand flood relief: Red flags raised over privacy concerns with Chinese drones Mar 08, 2021 10:52 AM IST

    Uttarakhand flood relief: Red flags raised over privacy concerns with Chinese drones

    According to an official “lot of concerns” about information privacy of Chinese drones were raised by various countries.

  • Uttarakhand floods: One more body recovered, toll now 62 Feb 20, 2021 03:02 PM IST

    Uttarakhand floods: One more body recovered, toll now 62

    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.

  • Uttarakhand Tragedy | Climate change and its imperatives for energy security Feb 12, 2021 10:11 AM IST

    Uttarakhand Tragedy | Climate change and its imperatives for energy security

    Natural calamities cannot be controlled, but we can better adapt our communities, our constructions, and our resources balancing the economic growth with environmental conservation

  • Plutonium capsules with still 40-yrs of life "responsible" for U'Khand disaster Feb 09, 2021 10:59 PM IST

    Plutonium capsules with still 40-yrs of life "responsible" for U'Khand disaster

    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.

  • Uttarakhand Floods: Before Himalayan flood, India ignored warnings of development risks Feb 09, 2021 01:52 PM IST

    Uttarakhand Floods: Before Himalayan flood, India ignored warnings of development risks

    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

  • Nature’s revenge Feb 09, 2021 10:00 AM IST

    Nature’s revenge

    Since the power and pelf lie on the side of the developers, a blind eye is often turned to environmental concerns

  • Uttarakhand Floods | A disaster foretold Feb 09, 2021 08:22 AM IST

    Uttarakhand Floods | A disaster foretold

    International geologists and glaciologists studying satellite imagery say the cause of the flooding disaster to be a landslide and not a glacial outburst 

  • Uttarakhand flood ‘quite peculiar’: Scientists to study cause - what we know so far Feb 08, 2021 02:11 PM IST

    Uttarakhand flood ‘quite peculiar’: Scientists to study cause - what we know so far

    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.

  • Uttarakhand flood | All you need to know about the tragedy Feb 07, 2021 09:50 PM IST

    Uttarakhand flood | All you need to know about the tragedy

    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.

  • Uttarakhand Floods | Around 200MW power supply to national grid cut from major plants due to Avalanche Feb 07, 2021 09:09 PM IST

    Uttarakhand Floods | Around 200MW power supply to national grid cut from major plants due to Avalanche

    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.

  • Uttarakhand flood | 125 people missing, compensation of Rs 4 lakh for kin of dead: CM Trivendra Singh Rawat Feb 07, 2021 08:59 PM IST

    Uttarakhand flood | 125 people missing, compensation of Rs 4 lakh for kin of dead: CM Trivendra Singh Rawat

    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.

  • Uttarakhand Floods | Ensure rescue of pilgrims from Gujarat: Vijay Rupani to U'khand CM Feb 07, 2021 05:32 PM IST

    Uttarakhand Floods | Ensure rescue of pilgrims from Gujarat: Vijay Rupani to U'khand CM

    Rupani has also instructed Gujarat chief secretary Anil Mukim to contact the Uttarakhand administration and take immediate action in this regard.

  • Uttarakhand floods: Follow these dos and don'ts to stay safe from an avalanche, floods Feb 07, 2021 03:27 PM IST

    Uttarakhand floods: Follow these dos and don'ts to stay safe from an avalanche, floods

    Here are do's and don'ts to stay safe from floods and an avalanche.

  • NHPC sees 800mn unit production loss from Uttarakhand unit Aug 02, 2013 01:46 PM IST

    NHPC sees 800mn unit production loss from Uttarakhand unit

    State-owned National Hydroelectric Power Corp (NHPC) sees production loss of 800 million unit from flood-ravaged Dhauliganga power station in Uttarakhand.

  • 4,536 large dams without emergency action plan Jul 04, 2013 05:13 PM IST

    4,536 large dams without emergency action plan

    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.

  • Several pilgrims still stuck without relief near Kedarnath Jun 22, 2013 03:58 PM IST

    Several pilgrims still stuck without relief near Kedarnath

    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.

  • Several states oppose bill aimed at minimising flood losses Jun 21, 2013 12:39 PM IST

    Several states oppose bill aimed at minimising flood losses

    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.

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