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Town in Uttarakhand, India

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Joshimath: Town in Uttarakhand, India
Joshimath, also known as Jyotirmath, is a city and a municipal board in Chamoli District in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Located at a height of 6150 feet, it is a gateway to several Himalayan mountain climbing expeditions, trekking trails and pilgrim centres like Badrinath. It is home to one of the four cardinal pΔ«thas established by Adi Shankara. Since 7 February 2021, the area was severely efected by the 2021 Uttarakhand flood and its aftermath.

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Watch: Indian Army rescues workers after avalanche in Chamoli, injured airlifted [Video]

Watch: Indian Army rescues workers after avalanche in Chamoli, injured airlifted

Eight Border Roads Organisation (BRO) workers were killed, seven injured and 31 went missing in an avalanche near the Indo-China border in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district, officials said on Saturday...

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Chamoli avalanche: Army airlifts injured people [Video]

Chamoli avalanche: Army airlifts injured people

A day after glacier burst incident took place in Chamoli district's Sumna area, Army helicopters are being used for airlifting the injured. They are being brought to Joshimath and are being admitted to..

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8 dead in Chamoli avalanche: Uttarakhand DGP [Video]

8 dead in Chamoli avalanche: Uttarakhand DGP

At least eight bodies have been recovered after an avalanche hit Sumna area of Joshimath sector in Chamoli district on April 23, informed Uttarakhand DGP Ashok Kumar on April 24. "The avalanche didn't..

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Uttarakhand: 8 killed in avalanche, 384 rescued; CM Rawat conducts aerial survey [Video]

Uttarakhand: 8 killed in avalanche, 384 rescued; CM Rawat conducts aerial survey

Eight people were killed after they were caught in an avalanche in Uttarakhand. The avalanche, reported in Niti valley in Chamoli, also left six critically injured. Indian Army informed that as many as..

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Earthquake of magnitude 4.3 jolts Uttarakhand

According to the National Center for Seismology, the earthquake occurred at 12:31 AM, 44km north northwest of Joshimath in Chamoli District.
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DNA Explainer: What is 'Glacial outburst' and why does it occur?

A part of the Nanda Devi glacier broke off at Joshimath in Uttarkhand, leading to a massive flood in Dhauli Ganga river.
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Sonia Gandhi urges all party workers, volunteers to help people of disaster-hit Uttarakhand

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Sunday urged all party workers and volunteers to help the people hit by a massive glacier break-off in Uttarakhand's Joshimath in the relief and rescue efforts.
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Uttarakhand floods: Kejriwal says ready to extend all help

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said his government is ready to extend every possible help to people of Uttarakhand where a glacier broke off at Joshimath in Chamoli district on Sunday, leading to..
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Uttarakhand glacier burst: State government issues help line numbers for those stranded in affected areas

CM Rawat said that medical teams have been rushed to the affected site and a 30-bed hospital has been kept ready at Joshimath
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Uttarakhand glacier burst: Over 8 bodies recovered, 150 feared missing

CM Rawat said that medical teams have been rushed to the affected site and a 30-bed hospital has been kept ready at Joshimath.
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ITBP, NDRF teams rushed to Uttarakhand

As news of the disaster came in, two teams were rushed from Dehradun to Joshimath, NDRF Director General S N Pradhan added. "We are working to airlift three-four more teams from the Hindon IAF base..
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Massive flood as glacier breaks off at Joshimath, 150 labourers missing


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Massive flood as glacier breaks near Uttarakhand's Joshimath

The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) said that there was some cloudburst or breaching of the reservoir at around 10 a.m. which resulted in the flooding in Dhauliganga -- one of the six source streams..
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