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Ice Shelf Protecting Antarctic Glacier Breaking Faster Than Before

Jun 12, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The Pine Island Glacier's ice shelf loss accelerated in 2017, causing scientists to worry that with climate change the glacier's collapse could happen quicker than the many centuries predicted.

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

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

Watch: Navy Team Measures Depth Of Glacial Lake In Uttarakhand's Tapovan

Feb 21, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The death toll in the disaster that struck Chamoli district a fortnight ago mounted to 68.


Uttarakhand Disaster: Death Toll Climbs To 31, CM Rawat Visits Avalanche-Hit Villages

Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat visited Lata in Chamoli district on Tuesday to meet the residents of the avalanche-hit villages.

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09 February, 2021

Uttarakhand Tragedy: US Condoles Deaths Of Flood Victims, Wishes For Speedy Recovery Of Injured

Outlook Web Bureau

About 26 bodies have been recovered and 171 people still missing as multiple agencies worked at rescuing over 30 workers feared trapped in an underground tunnel


08 February, 2021

Uttarakhand Flood: 18 Feared Dead, Over 170 Missing After Glacier Breaks Off

Outlook Web Bureau

The prompt action of the Disaster teams and state relief teams have successfully evacuated hundreds of people.


08 February, 2021

Uttarakhand Glacier Burst: Cricketer Rishabh Pant To Donate Match Fees For Rescue Work

Agencies

A glacier broke off at Joshimath in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district on Sunday, leading to a massive flood in the Dhauli Ganga river


08 February, 2021

Uttarakhand Floods: PM Modi, Boris Johnson, Other Leaders Express Grief Over Glacier Burst In Chamoli

Outlook Web Bureau

After the Uttarakhand flood tragedy, Indian politicians, as well as world leaders, have expressed solidarity with the state


08 February, 2021

Was Against Power Project On Ganga, Its Main Tributaries: Uma Bharti

Outlook Web Bureau

Over 150 labourers working at a power project are feared dead after a glacier broke off at Joshimath in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district, followed by a flood


07 February, 2021

Have Spoken To Uttarakhand CM, Assured Him Of All Assistance: Says Jal Shakti Minister Shekhawat

Outlook Web Bureau

Keeping an eye on all possible developments, tweeted Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat.


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07 February, 2021

Glaciers In Himalayas Are Melting Twice As Fast, 2019 Study Found

Outlook Web Bureau

The analysis, spanning 40 years of satellite observations across India, China, Nepal and Bhutan, indicates that climate change is eating the Himalayan glaciers, researchers said.


07 February, 2021

Uttarakhand Floods: Amit Shah Reviews Situation; NDRF Teams Rushed To State

Outlook Web Bureau

Various teams of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police and the National Disaster Response Force were rushed to flood-hit areas in Uttarakhand on Sunday afternoon


07 February, 2021

UP On High Alert After Flash Floods In Neighbouring Uttarakhand

Outlook Web Bureau

A glacier splintered in Joshimath in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district, causing floods in the area


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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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