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.
ITBP Director General SS Deswal on disengagement of India-China army troops informed that the government has given the mandate of border management to ITBP. DG SS Deswal said, "Disengagement is only between armies. We will continue to conduct our short and long-range patrol.
Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel along with NDRF carried out search and rescue operation at Raini village in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district.
ITBP helicopter arrived at the Lata Helipad carrying ration for the villagers that are cut off due to the flash floods traversing through mountainous terrain in Chamoli.
A team ITBP, NDRF, SDRF & other agencies continue to conduct rescue operation inside Tapovan tunnel, Uttarakhand on the third day. A meeting of all agencies incl senior officials of ITBP, NDRF, Army & local administration called today to decide further course of action.
ITBP personnel provided ration items to Pang village in Pauri Garhwal that has been cut off due to flash flood, in Uttarakhand today. A glacial broke in the Tapovan-Reni area of Chamoli District of Uttarakhand which led to massive flooding in Dhauliganga and Alaknanda rivers and damaged houses and the nearby Rishiganga power project. As many as 32 bodies have been recovered so far from different areas hit by the glacier burst.
About 35 people are stuck inside the tunnel, we're trying to drill and make way via rope to reach them. We have recovered 2 more bodies, total death count 26 so far.
Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, Trivendra Singh Rawat visited Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) hospital in Joshimath, Chamoli on February 09. He met the people who are injured in glacier burst. A flash flood triggered due to glacier burst on February 07 in Chamoli district where around 170 people are still missing and several died.
Rescue efforts in the affected areas near Joshimath, about 295 km from here, gained momentum with teams of the Army, Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) coordinating to rescue 30-35 people feared trapped in a tunnel at the Tapovan-Vishnugad project.
Union Minister for Education, and former chief minister of Uttarakhand, Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank visited Joshimath in Uttarakhand's Chamoli where a flash flood triggered due to glacier burst on February 07.
Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) PRO Vivek Pandey on February 08 gave update about the current status of rescue operation going on in Uttarakhand's Chamoli following glacier burst. While speaking to ANI, he said, "We've intensified search operation at the 2nd tunnel.
Indo-Tibetan Border Police PRO Vivek Pandey gave update about the current status of rescue operation going on in Chamoli following glacier burst.
Uttarakhand on Sunday witnessed a major disaster after a glacier burst off Joshimath region in Chamoli district, causing flash floods and heavy damage to life and property. As per reports, around 150 labourers are feared dead after the glacier break while rescue operations are underway.
Uttarakhand Glacier Burst: The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) rescued all 16 people who were trapped in the tunnel near Tapovan, Chamoli after a part of Nanda Devi glacier broke off on Sunday leading to massive flash floods in the region.
Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) jawans celebrated the 72nd Republic Day at a high-altitude Border Outpost in Ladakh. 'Bharat Mata ki Jai' echoes from Ladakh across India. Today, India is celebrating its 72nd Republic Day on January 26.
ITBP's K9 team has been given the task to secure Rajpath and India Gate area for the Republic Day parade. Delhi Police had requested ITBP to deploy its crack K9 team for deployment to sanitise and secure the area. The team includes dogs like Belgian Malinois, which have been trained for all-region and weather conditions. Some of them, who were deployed in tough weather conditions, will be brought to Delhi for the Republic Day parade. Rehearsals for 72nd Republic Day parade are underway across country.
The pipping ceremony of the first Additional Director General (ADG) of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) Manoj Singh Rawat held at ITBP headquarters in Delhi on Dec 16.
Director-General of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), SS Deswal said that capacity of beds will increase up to 3,000 at Sardar Patel COVID Care Centre in Delhi's Chhatarpur.
A 5-years-old student of LKG saluted Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) jawans near a border village in Ladakh.