The train service between the 136-km Banihal-Baramulla Section was also suspended due to the inclement weather conditions, the officials said.
Four people were killed, two injured and at least one more is still feared trapped under the debris at the mining site following a landslide at the site on early Saturday. The rescue operation is to be continued at least till Monday.
The additional assistance is over and above the funds released by the Centre to the states in the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF), already placed at the disposal of the states.
Active cases jumped from 31,493 on April 3 to 4,38,913 on May 14 in Kerala and the huge spike in infections put the health system at risk.
The disastrous landslide was primarily caused by the mountain cutting which is being carried out near Kandaghat by the contractors and agencies engaged by NHAI for a four lane project.
The corpses were pulled out of the rubble by rescuers a short distance away from their village on Thursday.
The Jammu-Srinagar national highway is the only all-weather road linking Kashmir with the rest of the country.
At least 88 people lost their lives in the recent incidents of flood, landslides and inundation that hit different parts of Nepal, following incessant rains over the past three days, health ministry officials said.
Incessant rains continued to lash various parts of the state, razing houses to the ground and leaving many trapped in the debris.
Kerala has reported 22 deaths in incidents related to heavy rains, including landslides and flash floods, since Saturday.
The toll from disastrous flooding caused by heavy rains and landslides in hilly areas of two central Kerala districts rose to 23 as rescue workers recovered more bodies from the rubbles on Sunday.
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Thick fog engulfing the hills for the past 24 hours created havoc trouble for the travellers which also resulted in several road accidents. Few of these were fatal, others left many people injured due to skidding of the vehicles and mid-way collusions .
The National Highway remains blocked due to the debris falling on the road and also caving in a portion of the NH at the affected site.
'No means, No' is a powerful slogan coined by the locals in Kinnaur supported by some social and environmental groups to stop sanctioning of any new hydel projects, almost on the lines of Uttarakhand’s famous “Chipko anadolan” – a mass movement to save the forests there .
57-year-old Nand Lal died around 11 am in a landslide caused by illegal sand mining in his Fhirnu village in Karsog tehsil.
Saturday’s earthquake also left at least 5,700 people injured in the Caribbean nation, with thousands more displaced from their destroyed or damaged homes.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
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