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Army personnel carry out rescue and restoration work in Uttarakhand's Joshimath on Saturday.(PTI Photo)

Uttarakhand: 1 more body recovered from Tapovan tunnel, toll rises to 41

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON FEB 14, 2021 11:49 AM IST
The rescue operation is being carried out by the Indo-Tibetan Border Police, Indian army, Uttarakhand Police, National Disaster Response Force and the State Disaster Response Force.
Rescue workers recovering the body from tunnel on Sunday morning in Tapovan. HT Photo
Rescue workers recovering the body from tunnel on Sunday morning in Tapovan. HT Photo

3 bodies found in Tapovan tunnel, 163 missing amid good news on glacial lake

By Kalyan Das | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Dehradun
UPDATED ON FEB 14, 2021 12:26 PM IST
  • The rescue team hit slush after drilling to reach the underground tunnel. The slush is being pumped out to gain access to continue the search for about remaining 30 workers.
The ongoing multi-agency rescue operation at Tapovan Tunnel, in Chamoli district's Joshimath.(PTI Photo)
The ongoing multi-agency rescue operation at Tapovan Tunnel, in Chamoli district's Joshimath.(PTI Photo)

Uttarakhand: 2 more bodies found in Tapovan tunnel, rescue operation intensified

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 14, 2021 08:23 AM IST
Rescuers said they were still hopeful of finding survivors, notwithstanding the numerous challenges like the muck and the water from Dhauliganga constantly flowing into the tunnel.
NDRF personnel clear debris in Tapovan, in Uttarakhand on Tuesday.(AP Photo)
NDRF personnel clear debris in Tapovan, in Uttarakhand on Tuesday.(AP Photo)

Uttarakhand: Tapovan tunnel focal point; rescuers detect 'signs of life'

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON FEB 09, 2021 03:28 PM IST
Additional heavy machines could be pressed into service to expedite the process of clearing the tonnes of debris inside the tunnel, blocking the path of rescue personnel.
A glacial broke in the Tapovan-Reni area of Chamoli District of Uttarakhand on Sunday, which led to massive flooding in Dhauliganga and Alaknanda rivers REUTERS(REUTERS)
A glacial broke in the Tapovan-Reni area of Chamoli District of Uttarakhand on Sunday, which led to massive flooding in Dhauliganga and Alaknanda rivers REUTERS(REUTERS)

Uttarakhand glacier burst: 26 bodies recovered in Tapovan so far, says DGP

ANI | , Chamoli
PUBLISHED ON FEB 08, 2021 09:46 PM IST
  • "Final number of dead body recovered in Tapovan till 8 p.m. on 8th February is 26. 171 people still remain missing out of which around 35 are supposed to be in the Tunnel where rescue operation is still going on," the DGP Ashok Kumar tweeted.
Rescue team members work near a tunnel after a part of a glacier broke away and caused flood in Tapovan, in Uttarakhand.(Reuters Photo)
Rescue team members work near a tunnel after a part of a glacier broke away and caused flood in Tapovan, in Uttarakhand.(Reuters Photo)

'All hope was lost': Uttarakhand workers recall hours spent trapped in tunnel

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 08, 2021 06:10 PM IST
More bodies were recovered on Monday, which took the death toll to 18. The state government officials said that the death toll could go up further.
The incident happened in Tapovan area, one of the most popular tourist spots in Rishikesh, which falls under Muni ki Reti police station in Tehri Garhwal district, on Saturday afternoon.(HT PHOTO.)
The incident happened in Tapovan area, one of the most popular tourist spots in Rishikesh, which falls under Muni ki Reti police station in Tehri Garhwal district, on Saturday afternoon.(HT PHOTO.)

‘Didn’t follow lockdown, I am sorry’: Uttarakhand Police ask 10 foreigners to write 500 times

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Kalyan Das
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2020 10:39 AM IST
These foreigners hail from Israel, Australia, Mexico and some other European countries, the police said.
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