Monsoon Rains

  • Debris in Kedarnath not cleared yet: NDMA 12-07-2013 04:38 PM

    New Delhi: Nearly a month after a flash flood deposited nearly a 10-foot-high mound of debris around Kedarnath shrine in Uttarakhand, not much progress has been made in clearing it, an official said on Friday. "Not much progress has been made in clearing the debris at the Kedarnath shrine," M...
  • Uttarakhand: Stranger rescues 10-year-old, reunites her with family 29-06-2013 03:18 PM

    Dehradun: Amid the Uttarakhand devastation comes a miraculous tale of reunion. A 10-year old girl, who got separated from her relatives in the flood-ravaged Kedarnath, has now been reunited with her parents, thanks to a stranger. Shivani Gupta had gone to Kedarnath with her uncle and aunt, who are still...
  • CIL donates Rs 50 cr for Uttarakhand flood victims 29-06-2013 03:53 AM

    Kanpur: Coal India Limited has announced to donate Rs 50 crore for the relief and rehabilitation of the flood-hit people of Uttarakhand. CIL will provide a financial aid of Rs 50 crore to the Chief Minister's Relief Fund to help the flood victims in Uttarakhand, a release from the office...
  • Uttarakhand: Nawaz Sharif sends condoling message to PM 29-06-2013 02:25 AM

    New Delhi: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday sent Prime Minister Manmohan Singh a message of condolence on the Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh tragedy, saying with the subcontinent getting increasingly prone to natural disasters, all Pakistanis "share the pain and anguish" of those suffering in the calamity. Conveying his...
  • Newsmaker of the Day: V Hanumantha Rao 26-06-2013 11:48 PM

    Congress leaders got into fisticuffs with Telugu Desam Party politicians on Wednesday over providing assistance to pilgrims from Andhra Pradesh stranded after floods in Uttarakhand. The leaders of both parties fought each other at the Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun. ...
  • Uttarakhand: Cong, TDP leaders trade blows over AP pilgrims 26-06-2013 06:37 PM

    Dehradun: Congress leaders got into fisticuffs with Telugu Desam Party politicians on Wednesday over providing assistance to pilgrims from Andhra Pradesh stranded after floods in Uttarakhand. The leaders of both parties fought each other at the Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun. Congress and TDP have already been engaged in war...
  • Watch India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 19-06-2013 11:58 PM

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  • Uttarakhand floods: 8000 stranded in Kedarnath; toll likely to rise 19-06-2013 10:08 PM

    Haridwar: At least 6000 to 8000 people are still holed up in the temple town of Kedarnath, said to be the worst affected by the floods in Uttarakhand. The geography of the temple town, which is situated in the remotest part of the north Indian state, coupled with bad weather...
  • Uttarakhand: Army begins rescue operations in Joshimath 19-06-2013 05:59 PM

    Hardwar: Indian Army has begun rescue operations in Joshimath, Uttarakhand and is helping hundreds of pilgrims to get to safety. Over 600 pilgrims are currently stranded in Joshimath's relief camps after the monsoon wreaked havoc in the state. To control the situation, the Army has constructed makeshift bridges and is...
  • Manmohan Singh assures all help to flood-hit Uttarakhand 19-06-2013 05:54 AM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday directed all central government agencies to assist in rescue and relief operations in flood-affected Uttarakhand and assured Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna of all help, a statement said. "The prime minister has shared the anguish and distress of the flood-affected people of Uttarakhand...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 18-06-2013 11:55 PM

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  • Why is Uttarakhand so disaster prone? 18-06-2013 11:50 PM

    Uttarakhand continues to face nature's fury with torrential monsoon rains ravaging large parts of the state. At least 58 people have died and nearly 72,000 are still stranded across Uttarakhand with the holy town of Kedarnath being the worst hit. Sources in the state government claim that death toll in...
  • Uttarakhand: Pilgrims await relief, thousands still stranded 18-06-2013 09:35 PM

    Haridwar: More than 73,000 pilgrims are stranded in various parts of Uttarakhand as there is no respite from the flooding in rain ravaged state. People who have left stranded in various parts of the hilly states are waiting for the rescue team. "Anything could have happened to me in the...
  • Uttarakhand: Rescue efforts in full swing; 102 dead, 72000 stranded 18-06-2013 08:42 PM

    Hardwar: Uttarakhand continues to face nature's fury with torrential monsoon rains ravaging large parts of the state. At least 102 are feared dead and nearly 72,000 are still stranded across Uttarakhand with the holy town of Kedarnath being the worst hit. Sources in the state government claim that death toll...
  • Monsoon arrival results in dengue outbreak in Kerala, Karnataka 06-06-2013 08:20 AM

    Thiruvananthapuram: With the arrival of monsoons, southern states are reporting outbreaks dengue. Six deaths have been reported in Kerala, and four in Karnataka. Reportedly 143 people have tested positive for dengue in Karnataka. However, the spread of various types of viral fever, including a large number of dengue and a...
  • Monsoon onset over Kerala still a week away 26-05-2013 10:14 AM

    New Delhi: As temperatures zoom northwards, the wait for south-west monsoon could be a bit longer with the weatherman saying the annual rains would arrive in Kerala only next week. "There is no further progress as yet," India Meteorological Department's (IMD) chief forecaster D Sivananda Pai told reporters when asked...
  • Monsoon may fail more often due to climate change 06-11-2012 08:59 AM

    Oslo: The Indian monsoon is likely to fail more often in the next 200 years threatening food supplies, unless governments agree how to limit climate change, a study showed on Tuesday. The monsoon rains could collapse about every fifth year between 2150 and 2200 with continued global warming, blamed mainly...
  • Debris causing waterlogging: Delhi CM 13-07-2010 11:27 PM

    Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit says all of the construction debris lying in the city will be removed by August 10. ...
  • Mumbai residents fear worst this monsoon 13-06-2010 10:02 AM

    For residents of Mumbai, heavy rains have become synonymous with traffic jams and flooding of streets. ...
  • Monsoon in progress but North India parched still 28-06-2009 12:30 AM

    Southwest monsoon moves into central and southern India. ...