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Monsoon Claims 432 Lives In HP; Landslides, Accidents Increasing Due To Widespread Rain & Snowfall

Sep 24, 2021 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 .

Himachal Pradesh: Landslide At Jeori Blocks Shimla-Kinnaur Highway

Sep 06, 2021 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.


'No Means, No !' After Landslides, Kinnaur Natives On Warpath Against Hydel Projects

'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 .

Illegal Mining Induced Landslide Kills One In HP's Mandi, One Injured

Aug 20, 2021 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.


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

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.


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.


11 August, 2021

Watch: 11 Dead, 25-30 Missing As Major Landslide Hits Bus In Himachal's Kinnaur

Ashwani Sharma

Two army helicopters have been arranged for rescue operation


03 August, 2021

Watch: Landslides Hit Solan, Sirmaur Districts Of Himachal Pradesh, Search On For Trapped People

Outlook Web Bureau

Three people were trapped under debris after a landslide occurred in Himachal Pradesh’s Solan district on Tuesday


31 July, 2021

Himachal Cloudburst: CM Braves Inclement Weather To Reach Lahaul-Spiti, 178 Rescued, 66 Still Stranded

Ashwani Sharma

The district administration had earlier tried to airlift the tourists and locals stranded in the area but inclement weather posed a challenge to fly the choppers.


31 July, 2021

Kinnaur: New Himalayan Hotspot For Man-Made Disasters?

Ashwani Sharma

Kinnaur is already identified as a high landslide and disaster-prone zone. And yet it is the hub of intense construction activity like hydropower and massive land-use changes.


31 July, 2021

Himachal: MeT Department Predicts Heavy Rain, Issues Yellow Alert Till August 3

Outlook Web Bureau

Locals and tourists to stay away from water bodies in the coming days


30 July, 2021

Watch: Dramatic Road Collapse After Landslide In Himachal

Outlook Web Bureau

The Paonta Sahib-Shillai national highway 707 was closed for vehicular traffic after about a 100 metre stretch of the road caved near kali Dhank Badwas following heavy downpour for the last 2 days in Sirmaur district.


26 July, 2021

Watch: Yet Another Landslide Reported In Himachal Pradesh’s Kinnaur District

Ashwani Sharma

The incident occurred near the Kinnaur-Kaza national highway, located 325 km from Shimla. No loss of lives were reported


25 July, 2021

Watch: Terrifying Rockslide Caught On Tape In Himachal Pradesh Leaves 9 Dead, Check List Here

Ashwani Sharma

At least nine tourists are feared dead and four injured when a rockslide from the high mountains of Sangla valley hit a tourist vehicle which was on its way to Chitkul.


24 July, 2021

Karnataka CM Instructs Ministers To Continue Monitoring Rain-Hit Districts

Outlook Web Desk

According to the information from the State Disaster Management Authority, till last evening, 131 villages in 18 taluks of the state have been affected by rains and floods, and 16,213 people have been affected and three people have died, while two were missing.


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Prime Miniter Narendra Modi welcomed by Indian community in New York.

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Prime Miniter Narendra Modi welcomed by Indian community in New York.

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India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th Session of the U.N. General Assembly at United Nations headquarters in New York.

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A dead body hangs from a crane in the main square of Herat city in western Afghanistan. A witness told The Associated Press that the bodies of four men were brought to the main square and three of them were moved to...

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People gather in the main square of Herat city in western Afghanistan, where the Taliban hanged a dead body from a crane.

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