Tag: Uttarakhand Disaster

Uttarakhand Disaster: 3 More Bodies Recovered From Hydel Project Site, Toll Rises To 65
Uttarakhand Disaster: 3 More Bodies Recovered From Hydel Project Site, Toll Rises To 65

Gopeshwar (Uttarakhand): Three more bodies were recovered from the NTPC’s flood-ravaged Tapovan-Vishnugad hydel project site on Saturday taking the toll in the February 7 glacial disaster in Uttarakhand to 65, officials said. The bodies were recovered from the desilting tank near the Tapovan project barrage on Saturday, NDRF Commandant P K Tiwari told PTI. Search […]

Uttarakhand Disaster: 23 Limbs Recovered In Addition To 58 Bodies
Uttarakhand Disaster: 23 Limbs Recovered In Addition To 58 Bodies

Dehradun: The rescuers have recovered 23 limbs in addition to 58 bodies so far after the February 7 deluge in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district. Out of this, the last rites of 55 bodies and 20 limbs have been performed after collecting DNA samples, said DIG Nilesh Anand Bharne, who is also the spokesman of the state […]

Uttarakhand Disaster: Rescuers Pull Out 5 Bodies From Tapovan Tunnel, 7 From Other Locations; Toll Rises To 50
Uttarakhand Disaster: Rescuers Pull Out 5 Bodies From Tapovan Tunnel, 7 From Other Locations; Toll Rises To 50

Tapovan/Dehradun: Rescue teams on Sunday recovered 12 more bodies, including the first ones to be pulled out from the sludge-choked Tapovan tunnel where a massive operation to reach about 30 people trapped inside began after a flash flood in Chamoli district a week ago. Five bodies were recovered from the Tapovan power project tunnel, six […]

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Uttarakhand Disaster: Two More Bodies Recovered From Tapovan Tunnel

Dehradun/Tapovan: Two bodies were recovered early on Sunday from the Tapovan tunnel after a seven-day rescue operation to reach around 30 people trapped in it after a flashflood-hit Joshimath area of Chamoli district. The bodies have recovered from the Tapovan tunnel where a massive search and rescue operation has been underway for a week, Chamoli […]

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Uttarakhand Disaster: Glacier Slipped From 5,600m May Have Caused Disaster, Say Experts

BY VISHAL GULATI New Delhi: There was a hanging glacier that slipped with rock and ice falling from 5,600 metres altitude owing to gravitational pull and this caused disaster in Uttarakhand, as per preliminary observations of experts. This explanation by scientists comes days after Home Minister Amit Shah told Parliament that initial inquiry has revealed […]

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Uttarakhand Disaster: Drones, Remote-Sensing Equipment Being Used To Locate Those Trapped In Tapovan Tunnel

Dehradun/Tapovan: Rescue efforts by multi-agency security personnel were intensified on Wednesday with the help of drones and remote-sensing equipment to locate those trapped inside the Tapovan tunnel, which is chock-a-block with tonnes of debris. “All strategies at the moment are focussed on rescuing those trapped inside the tunnel with the help of all the resources […]

Another Odisha Youth Missing In Uttarakhand Glacier Disaster
Uttarakhand Disaster: Hope Is Still Alive For Missing Friends, Relatives In Chamoli

Dehradun: Deepak Pharswan on Tuesday went back to the disaster-hit Tapovan hydel project area of Chamoli district, where he had a narrow escape two days ago, to see the ongoing rescue operation and search for his missing friend. Pharswan (27), a native of Rinji village near Tapovan, was fortunate that he managed to save his […]

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Uttarakhand Glacier Disaster: Toll Reaches 28, CM Conducts Aerial Survey

Dehradun: Two more bodies of the around 170 missing in the Uttarakhand disaster were recovered from the debris in Raini village on Tuesday, while rescuers worked through tonnes of muck and slush to rescue around 30 workers trapped in a tunnel at a power project site in Tapovan. Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat, who reached […]

Massive Flood In Uttarakhand: Bollywood Celebs Wish For People's Safety
Massive Flood In Uttarakhand: Bollywood Celebs Wish For People's Safety

Mumbai: Film personalities, including Bollywood stars Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn, Taapsee Pannu, and MP and actor Sunny Deol, on Sunday expressed concerns for the safety of people affected by the flash flood in Uttarakhand after a glacier broke off at Joshimath. A part of the Nanda Devi glacier broke off at Joshimath in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli […]