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Jammu-Srinagar Roads Closed Amid Landslides As Vaishno Devi Gets Season's First Snow

Jan 08, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The train service between the 136-km Banihal-Baramulla Section was also suspended due to the inclement weather conditions, the officials said.

Probe ordered into landslide at Bhiwani mines amid rescue bids for at least one more feared trapped

Jan 03, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

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.


Central Govt Allocates Additional Fund Of Rs.3,063 Crore To States Affected By Natural Disasters

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.

LDF's Record-Breaking Poll Success, Natural Disasters And Covid Surge Dominate Kerala's 2021

Dec 29, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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.


Shimla: Massive Landslide Halts Traffic At National Highway, No Casualty Reported

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.

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29 October, 2021

Uttarakhand Landslide: Two More Bodies Retrieved, Death Toll Rises To 79

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The corpses were pulled out of the rubble by rescuers a short distance away from their village on Thursday.


23 October, 2021

J&K: Landslides Block Jammu-Srinagar Highway, Mughal Road Closed After First Snowfall

Outlook Web Desk

The Jammu-Srinagar national highway is the only all-weather road linking Kashmir with the rest of the country.


21 October, 2021

Nepal: 88 Dead As Flooding And Landslides Wreak Havoc

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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.


19 October, 2021

Uttarakhand Rains Claim 22 Lives, Nainital Cut Off From Rest Of State

Outlook Web Desk

Incessant rains continued to lash various parts of the state, razing houses to the ground and leaving many trapped in the debris.


18 October, 2021

Kerala Floods: Water Level On Rise, Govt Issues Alerts

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Kerala has reported 22 deaths in incidents related to heavy rains, including landslides and flash floods, since Saturday.


17 October, 2021

Kerala Rains: 23 Killed In Flash Floods And Landslides, PM Modi Speaks To CM Vijayan

Outlook Web Desk

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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09 October, 2021

Himachal’s First CM Believed ‘Small Is Beautiful’

Ashwani Sharma

A recent book revisits Y.S. Parmar’s vision of development for the ecologically sensitive hill state that favoured small hydro-power projects over mega dams


07 October, 2021

Why First Himachal Pradesh CM Favoured Only Small Hydro-Projects And 3D Policy For Raising Forests

Ashwani Sharma

Dr Rachna Gupta, a journalist-turned–member of Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (HPPSC), looks at Dr YS Pradahan's model for the development of the hill state.


24 September, 2021

Monsoon Claims 432 Lives In HP; Landslides, Accidents Increasing Due To Widespread Rain & Snowfall

Ashwani Sharma

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 .


06 September, 2021

Himachal Pradesh: Landslide At Jeori Blocks Shimla-Kinnaur Highway

Ashwani Sharma

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.


28 August, 2021

'No Means, No !' After Landslides, Kinnaur Natives On Warpath Against Hydel Projects

Ashwani Sharma

'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 .


20 August, 2021

Illegal Mining Induced Landslide Kills One In HP's Mandi, One Injured

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57-year-old Nand Lal died around 11 am in a landslide caused by illegal sand mining in his Fhirnu village in Karsog tehsil.


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16 August, 2021

Death Toll Of Powerful Earthquake In Haiti Soars To 1,297

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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.


Photo Gallery

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.

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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.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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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.

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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.

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