Bhagirathi

  • Two senior Odisha Jana Morcha leaders join Biju Janata Dal 16-03-2014 11:58 PM

    Bhubaneswar: Two senior leaders of Odisha Jana Morcha today joined BJD, the latest in the influx of leaders from different political outfits into the ruling party in the state. OJM vice president Mihir Mohanty and general secretary Bhagirathi Kar met Chief Minister and Biju Janata Dal (BJD) supremo Naveen Patnaik...
  • Manikarnika Temple in Uttarkashi swept away by Bhagirathi 02-08-2013 01:23 PM

    Uttarkashi: The famous Manikarnika Temple on the banks of Bhagirathi was swept away by the swirling waters of the river in the wee hours on Friday even as fresh attempts were launched to trace Almora SDM Ajay Arora, who slipped off a makeshift bridge and fell into the Mandakini river....
  • U'khand: 3 killed as rains stall relief work, 4,700 still missing 09-07-2013 10:26 AM

    Dehradun: Three members of a family were killed in Dehradun on Monday when their house collapsed after a fresh spell of rains stalled relief work in Uttarakhand. Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna said the number of missing people has mounted to over 4,700. Two women and a child belonging to one...
  • Bhagirathi rising, people asked to vacate houses: Uttarkashi local 30-06-2013 11:27 AM

    A local resident said on Sunday that Bhagirathi river's water level has risen to dangerous level. "It is very risky as the water level is rising. The city is at high risk. People near the river have been asked to vacate their houses," he said. ...
  • Uttarakhand: Water level of Bhagirathi river begins to rise 28-06-2013 07:05 PM

    Due to heavy rains in upper reaches, the water level of Bhagirathi river has begun to rise. The administration is keeping a close watch on the water level and if need be the residents of many houses which lie near the river can be asked to move to safer places....
  • Water level alarmingly high at Tehri, 63 killed 20-09-2010 12:06 PM

    New Delhi: With water levels in the Tehri dam crossing the danger mark, a potential disaster is feared in the hills of Uttarakhand. The region has been lashed by heavy rains, the worst in almost 40 years even as 63 people have died in cloudbursts and numerous landslides. Chief Minister...
  • Veteran environmentalist on hunger strike for river 14-06-2008 02:48 AM

    Sri Lanka and India have played each other nine times this year, in Australia, Bangladesh and in Sri Lanka, and the end is in sight. However, the fifth and final ODI in Pallekele on Saturday is a dead rubber after India wrapped up the series on Tuesday and the best...