Tuesday, Sep 21, 2021


Thousands Of Rohingya Homeless As Monsoon Wreaks Havoc In Bangladesh

Jul 29, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Thousands of shelters in various Rohingya refugee camps in Southern Bangladesh have been flooded in recent days, displacing thousands of people.

J&K Cloudburst: 5 Dead, 25 Missing Amid Flash Floods In Kishtwar

Jul 28, 2021 Naseer Ganai

The cloudburst took place in a remote village in J&K's Kishtwar district early Wednesday and rescue operations are currently underway.

Monsoon Fury: Many Areas In Philippines Inundated, Thousands Evacuated

In the hard-hit city of Marikina in the capital region, nearly 15,000 residents were evacuated to safety overnight as waters rose alarmingly in a major river.

Floods In Maharashtra Claim 138 Lives, 84,452 People Shifted To Safer Places

Jul 24, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday called Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari and expressed his concern over the loss of life and property in the state due to rains and floods.

China Facing Unprecedented Floods, Army Blasts Dam To Divert Water

China’s central Henan province is facing the heaviest rainfall in 1,000 years.

17 July, 2021

Europe: Death Toll Due To Floods Rises To 150; Water Starts To Recede In Most Areas

Associated Press (AP)

Police said that more than 90 people are now known to have died in western Germany's Ahrweiler county, one of the worst-hit areas

16 July, 2021

Flash Flooding Sweeps Arizona; 1 Rafter Dead In Grand Canyon

Associated Press (AP)

At the Grand Canyon, a torrent of water rushed through a slot canyon and washed away the camp where two commercial rafts with 30 passengers pulled off the river to stay Wednesday evening, said Grand Canyon spokeswoman Joelle Baird.

15 July, 2021

Over 20 Dead, Dozens Missing Due To Heavy Floods In Europe

Associated Press (AP)

Storms caused widespread flooding across central Germany and Belgium overnight, with authorities warning that more rain is on the way.

15 July, 2021

Flood In China Traps 14 Workmen Inside Tunnel

Associated Press (AP)

The rescuers have been unable to contact the workers who have been missing since the 3:30 a.m. flood, according to an online statement by the Zhuhai city emergency management department.

15 July, 2021

Himachal Pradesh: 10 Dead In Rain-Related Incidents

Outlook Web Bureau

A Punjabi singer also died after he fell into a nullah.

14 July, 2021

Heavy Flooding Across Western And Central Europe After Rain

Associated Press (AP)

Heavy summer storms caused significant damage and flooding in Germany and Switzerland on Tuesday, with experts predicting further rain.

12 July, 2021

Dharamshala Flash Floods: Himachal Issues Tourist Advisory Amid Rescue Operations

Ashwani Sharma

Dharamshala had recorded 79.4 mm of rainfall within 12 hours against the normal rainfall of 21.2 mm, causing sudden flash floods and disruption of the roads.

12 July, 2021

Cloudburst In J&K Causes Flash Floods In Ganderbal

Outlook Web Desk

Flash floods were reported from Jammu and Kashmir on Monday following a cloudburst in the Ganderbal district.

09 April, 2021

Uttarakhand Floods: One More Body Recovered From Tapovan Tunnel; Toll Rises To 78

Outlook Web Bureau

Seventy-eight bodies and 35 human body parts have been recovered so far from different places hit by the disaster

05 April, 2021

Torrential Rains, Landslides Kill 55 In Indonesia, Dozens Missing

Associated Press (AP)

Relief efforts were hampered by power cuts, blocked roads covered in thick mud and debris as well as the remoteness of the area on an island surrounded by choppy seas and high waves.

23 February, 2021

Uttarakhand Tragedy: 136 Missing To Be Declared Dead

Outlook Web Bureau

136 people missing since a glacier burst in Uttarakhand's Chamoli earlier this month unleashed an avalanche and flash floods will be declared dead, officials have said.

16 February, 2021

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

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.

15 February, 2021

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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

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Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi addresses media after the oath taking ceremony at Punjab Bhawan in Chandigarh. AICC General Secretary Harish Rawat with PPCC President Navjot Singh Sidhu are also seen.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel in New Delhi.

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Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur during a public meeting in Mandi.

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An artist busy making an idol of Goddess Durga at a workshop ahead of Navaratri festivities in Mumbai.

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Idols of Goddess Durga at a workshop ahead of Navaratri festivities, Goregaon in Mumbai.

Photograph by Dinesh Parab/Outlook

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Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

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Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu