Uttarakhand

Officers in charge of the Kumbh Mela said that those who attend the religious congregation should do prior registration at a portal and have a COVID-19 negative report.

Taxpayers Association of Bharat (TAXAB) president Manu Gaur, giving his insights on the alternate route for Kailash Mansarovar, said if the pilgrims visiting the holy shrine from Nepal opt for Uttarkhand route, this will yield massive financial gains for the state.

Devshi Khanduri fainted during shooting at the high mountain, Harshil due to low oxygen pressure on the set of the song

Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat has conducted a review meeting on disaster relief operation following glacier burst in Chamoli and released Rs 20 crores from State Disaster Response Fund for relief and rescue operation.

Uttarakhand calamity: Relief and rescue operations are on in full swing in disaster hit areas. The number of missing people has also gone up to 203 after many people are also reported to be missing from nearby areas.

In Joshimath, the Additional Director General (ADG) of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) said, "After the bridge collapsed in Raini village during glacier burst, around 13 villages have been cut off near areas such as Malari and Ghansali.

CM Rawat has announced an ex-gratia of Rs 4 lakhs each to the kin of those who lost their lives due to the glacial burst.

The statement comes after a glacial broke in the Tapovan-Reni area of Chamoli District in Uttarakhand on Sunday, which led to massive flooding in Dhauliganga and Alaknanda rivers and damaged houses and the nearby Rishiganga power project.

Meanwhile, a canine squad has also been deployed to carry out search operations near the Tapovan dam.

A glacial broke in the Tapovan-Reni area of Chamoli District of Uttarakhand on Sunday led to massive flooding in Dhauliganga and Alaknanda rivers and damaged houses and the nearby Rishiganga power project.