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Uttarakhand floods: Bodies pile up outside gate of Kedarnath temple

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Kedarnath: The hellish rains have turned Kedarnath into a ghost town. Though the outer structure of the temple seems intact, there are bodies piled up outside its gate.
According to reports, rain wat

Uttarakhand calamity toll mounts to 680, may touch thousand mark

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Dehradun: Rescuers on Saturday recovered 123 bodies from Kedarnath premises which bore the brunt of the calamity in Uttarakhand, taking the death toll to 680 as the hill shrine was totally evacuated.

Uttarakhand: Stranded pilgrims manipulated, robbed and blackmailed, say reports

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Dehradun: Shocking reports of exploitation of distraught travellers have come to the fore in Uttarakhand with some stranded people forced to pay Rs 250 for a 'paratha' and Rs 100 for a small pack of

BJP legislators of Chhattisgarh to donate a month's salary to flood-hit Uttarakhand


Raipur: BJP's MPs, MLAs and other elected representatives in Chhattisgarh have decided to contribute one month's salary to help flood-ravaged Uttarakhand.
"BJP MPs, MLAs, mayors, corporators and othe

Several states oppose bill aimed at minimising flood losses


New Delhi: 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 calami

Uttarakhand disaster: Armed forces step up rescue operations, Kedarnath evacuated

Dehradun: A mammoth multi-agency rescue and relief operations were put in place on Thursday in flood-ravaged Uttarakhand evacuating people from the worst-affected Kedarnath town and other areas eve

It was a nightmare we won't forget: Uttarakhand Flood survivor


Dehradun: He spent 12 hours out in the open precariously perched on a cliff as torrential rains unleashed largescale devastation on Kedarnath, demolishing all that came in their way with equal fury e

Govt, opposition in verbal bout over Uttarakhand rescue efforts; Death toll may be in thousands

Dehradun/New Delhi: Leaders of the Congress Party and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) engaged in verbal bout and blame game on Thursday over the natural calamity that destroyed the state of Uttarakh

Monsoon: Why can’t we get ready in time?


A surprise early monsoon should be welcome news for much of the subcontinent, whose mainly agricultural economy is so dependent on the rains, but not if it catches us unprepared — despite all the war

Special trains to carry stranded passengers

New Delhi: Railways on Wednesday decided to press services of special trains to rescue people stranded due to the flash floods at Haridwar, Rishikesh and other areas.
The recent flash floods have cre

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