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

Nov 24, 2021 Ashwani Sharma

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.

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

Oct 29, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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


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

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

Nepal: 88 Dead As Flooding And Landslides Wreak Havoc

Oct 21, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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.


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

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

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18 October, 2021

Kerala Floods: Water Level On Rise, Govt Issues Alerts

Outlook Web Desk

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.


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.


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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

Outlook Web Desk

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


16 August, 2021

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

Associated Press (AP)

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.


14 August, 2021

Kinnaur Landslide: Death Toll Rises To 20, Chenab Flow Normalised

Ashwani Sharma

The wreckage of the HRTC bus was traced but no trace of the missing Bolero has been found so far.


13 August, 2021

Watch: Massive Landslide Blocks Chenab In Lahaul Spiti, Threat To Villages

Ashwani Sharma

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.


13 August, 2021

Himachal Landslide: Death Toll Rises To 15 As Two More Bodies Recovered

Outlook Bureau

The officials have said that 15 persons are still feared buried under the debris.


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12 August, 2021

Himachal Landslide: Death Toll Rises To 14 As Four More Bodies Recovered

Outlook Web Bureau

Several others are still feared buried under the debris.


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President Ram Nath Kovind pays homage to Dr Rajendra Prasad, the first President of India, on his birth anniversary at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar speaks in the Lok Sabha during ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya in the Lok Sabha during ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Students pay tribute to the first President of India Dr Rajendra Prasad on his birth anniversary, in Patna.

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Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) members celebrate 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav' during a rally, in Agartala.

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