Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami met families of 2 people who went missing in Chamoli landslide

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Friday met families of two people who went missing in the landslide in the Dungri village of Chamoli district. He comforted both the families and assured them of government assistance, according to a statement by chief minister’s office. Two people went missing as heavy rain triggered a […]

Authorities in Chamoli, Rudraprayag, Uttarkashi to monitor Chardham Yatra, submit weekly report to Nainital HC

Authorities in Chamoli, Rudraprayag, and Uttarkashi have been asked to monitor the Chardham Yatra and submit a weekly report to the Nainital High Court, informed officials from Legal Services Authority on Wednesday. The Secretary of Legal Services Authority, Chamoli, Sudhir Kumar Singh said, “According to the order by the High Court, the […]

Niti border road connecting India-China border in Chamoli Uttarakhand open now

Niti border road connecting the India-China border in Joshimath in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand opened for vehicular movement after 17 days on Sunday. As per the information shared by the Border Roads Organisation (BRO), the road had been blocked in view of recurring landslides hitting the area. The pedestrian movement was also blocked due to the […]

A Cloudburst in Tehri, Uttarkashi and Rudraprayag, No Casualties Reported

On Monday 3 May, cloudburst was reported in Tehri, Uttarkashi and Rudraprayag of Uttarakhand.However, there is no information about any human casualties, the state emergency operation centre here said. Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat soon spoke to the district magistrates of Rudraprayag and Uttarkashi and directed them to provide […]

Uttarakhand govt to probe Chamoli glacier burst incident

Uttarakhand Irrigation Minister Satpal Maharaj on Monday said that the state government will create a department to investigate the cause of the glacier burst incident in Chamoli and monitoring of the glaciers through satellite. “All angles (related to the Chamoli glacier burst) should be investigated. We will form a department in our ministry to monitor and […]

Army deploys choppers, troops to tackle flood situation in Chamoli

As avalanche and flood at a Chamoli village destroyed many houses on Sunday, the Indian Army has deployed choppers and troops for supporting the Uttarakhand government and NDRF to tackle the flood situation, said Army. “Indian Army has deployed choppers and troops for supporting Uttarakhand government and NDRF to tackle the flood. Military station near Rishikesh actively involved in the coordination of rescue and […]

PM Modi monitoring flood situation in Chamoli, speaks to Uttarakhand CM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is monitoring the flood situation in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district in which as many as 150 people feared to be dead. “Am constantly monitoring the unfortunate situation in Uttarakhand. India stands with Uttarakhand & the nation prays for everyone’s safety there. Have been continuously speaking to senior authorities & getting updates on NDRF deployment, rescue […]