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.
The wreckage of the HRTC bus was traced but no trace of the missing Bolero has been found so far.
Only 10 to 15 percent of the discharge of the river is possible now and water level has started rising in the catchments of the river.
The officials have said that 15 persons are still feared buried under the debris.
Several others are still feared buried under the debris.
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