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The Tribune India   13 July 2021   India   Dharamsala  
<p>Ten persons missing in a massive landslide at Boh valley of Kangra district on Monday are presumed dead now by the authorities, taking the toll in the calamity to 11. <br />One body was retrieved on Monday while 10 persons were missing. The rescue operations ...
BBC NEWS   09 February 2021   India   Uttarakhand  
<p>Emergency teams are working round the clock to rescue up to 35 people believed to be trapped in a tunnel in northern India.<br />The tunnel was blocked after a huge flood in the state of Uttarakhand on Sunday in which 28 people have been killed, and as ...
The Print   08 February 2021   India   Uttarakhand  
<p>Coimbatore: International geologists and glaciologists studying satellite imagery say the cause of the Chamoli flooding disaster in Uttarakhand appears to be a landslide and not a glacial outburst as widely believed.<br />The first identification was done ...
Hindustan Times   09 November 2020   India   Tehri Garhwal  
<p>Chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat inaugurated the country&rsquo;s longest single-lane motorable suspension bridge in Tehri Garhwal district to mark the state&rsquo;s 21st foundation day on Sunday.<br />Rawat inaugurated the 725-metre long Dobra-Chanti ...
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The Tribune India   07 October 2020   India  
<p>The longest bridge on the strategic Manali &ndash; Leh highway, located in Himachal Pradesh, is complete and will be opened for traffic this month.<br />While easing the flow of traffic, the new structure had greatly increased load carrying capacity. <br ...
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The Jakarta Post   31 August 2020   India   Nepal  
<p>A landslide and floods caused by heavy rains have killed at least 41 people in Nepal and India in the past week, officials said on Monday, as the annual monsoon season enters its final stretch after claiming hundreds of lives in South Asia. Ten people, ...
Hindustan Times   02 June 2020   India   Assam  
<p>Twenty people were killed and several injured in a series of landslides in three districts of the Barak Valley region of Assam on Tuesday, officials said, even as the state is grappling with floods.<br />Officials said at least six people in Karimganj district, ...
Vegan News   13 April 2020   India   Odisha  
<p>Olive ridley sea turtles have made a striking comeback in the Indian state of Odisha recently thanks to the current coronavirus pandemic.<br />Over 70,000 of the beautiful sea turtles returned to their nesting grounds this year after skipping their annual ...
The Free Press Journal   30 December 2019   India   Mumbai  
<p>Mumbai will get yet another tunnel boring machine but not for Metro 3 project, this time it will be for coastal road project. Reports have surfaced saying that the city will receive its largest tunnel boring machine from China in February for BMC's coastal ...
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Deccan Herald   30 September 2019   India  
<p>Landslides are silent killers. They are as deadly as any other natural catastrophes but receive far less attention in the public space. This could possibly be the reason for people not considering the threats and consequences of a landslide while going ...