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Glacial Burst In Uttarakhand's Chamoli District Causes Avalanche

Apr 24, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The incident occurred in an area close to the Niti valley near the Indo-China border on Friday evening, officials said.

Death Toll In Uttarakhand Glacier Disaster Reaches 70

Feb 24, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Reports of 205 missing people have been registered at the Joshimath police station, a media bulletin said.

Uttarakhand Avalanche: Researchers Arrive To Inspect Artificial Lake Over Rishiganga

Sonographic equipment from the Indian Navy are being used to measure how much water is contained in the lake to measure the risks in downstream areas

Uttarakhand Flash Flood: NTPC To Pay Rs 20 Lakh As Compensation To Kin Of Workers Killed At Tapovan Project

Feb 16, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

On Monday, NTPC has speed up the procedure to pay compensation to the families of workers who died in the Tapovan tragedy.

Uttarakhand Glacier Burst: Gloom And Despair Grip Tapovan Village As Families Lose Hope

Nine bodies have so far been recovered from the tunnel at Tapovan-Vishnugad hydel project site pushing the death toll to 54

15 February, 2021

Uttarakhand Glacier Burst: Three More Bodies Recovered, Death Toll Reaches 54

Outlook Web Bureau

The bodies were recovered this morning from the Adit tunnel at the NTPC's Tapovan-Vishnugad project site.

12 February, 2021

Uttarakhand Tragedy: Death Toll Reaches 36, Rescue Teams Continue Drilling Through Rubble

Outlook Web Bureau

Rescuers are now aiming to set up a 'life-saving system', possibly to pump oxygen into the blocked tunnel.

11 February, 2021

Water Level Rises In Dhauli Ganga, Rescue Work Halted At Tavopan Tunnel

Outlook Web Bureau

Around 30 people are trapped for over four days inside the Tavopan tunnel.

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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