Thursday, Sep 23, 2021


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: 15 More Bodies Recovered; Toll Rises To 53

Feb 15, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Six bodies were recovered from the Tapovan power project tunnel, six from Raini upstream and one from the riverbank in Rudraprayag, taking the confirmed death toll in the Uttarakhand disaster to 51.

Labourers Might Be Trapped In Another Tunnel: Uttarakhand Govt After 3 Days Of Rescue Operations

Three days after the rescue operations in the Tapovan area, NTPC authorities said the labourers were trapped in another silt filtration tunnel located 12 metres below Intake Adit.

The Role Of Hydro Projects Of Uttarakhand In The Chamoli Avalanche Disaster

Feb 10, 2021 Himanshu Thakkar

The Chamoli disaster of February 2021 once again shows that there are multiple ways in which hydropower projects tend to act as force multipliers in disasters.

Uttarakhand Disaster: 32 Bodies Recovered, 174 Persons Missing; Rescue Efforts Continue

The missing people include those working at NTPC’s 480 MW Tapovan-Vishnugad project and the 13.2 MW Rishiganga Hydel Project and villagers whose homes nearby were washed away.

09 February, 2021

Action Plan: NTPC To Install Early Warning System At Project Sites In Hills After Uttarakhand Flood

Outlook Web Bureau

A team of NTPC, THDC and SJVNL officials will visit the project site to ascertain the causes behind the damage in the Avalanche

09 February, 2021

Watch: Army, ITBP Continue Rescue Operation At Tapovan Tunnel

Outlook Web Bureau

Sniffer dogs and heavy mechanical equipment, including bulldozers and JCBs, were also deployed.

09 February, 2021

What Is Glacial Lake Burst Flood That Wreaked Havoc In Uttarakhand

Outlook Web Bureau

GLOF is a sudden release of a massive amount of water which is held in a glacial lake.

08 February, 2021

A Look At Natural Disasters Uttarakhand Faced Over Last Three Decades

Outlook Web Bureau

The natural calamity refreshed the memories of the deadly Uttarakhand Floods in 2013 which devastated the state and killed more than five thousand people.

08 February, 2021

Why Did Chamoli Glacier Burst Occur? Here’s What Environment Experts Have To Say

Outlook Web Bureau

The glacier burst triggered massive flood in the Dhauli Ganga River and caused large-scale devastation in the upper reaches of Himalayas.

07 February, 2021

Watch| Avalanche, Floods Wreak Havoc In Uttarakhand; 16 Laborers Rescued, 7 Recovered, 125 Missing

Outlook Web Bureau

An avalanche was reported in Uttarakhand’s Raini village in Tapovan area on Sunday.

27 December, 2020

Iran: At Least 10 Climbers Die Due To Avalanches In Alborz Mountains

Associated Press (AP)

Rescue teams are conducting search operations for those missing, reports said

18 November, 2020

Avalanche Hits Army Post In J&K, Soldier Killed


The injured soldiers were rushed to a hospital.

30 November, 2019

2 Army Soldiers Killed As Avalanche Hits Siachen Glacier


Army patrol was operating at an altitude of approximately 18,000 feet in Southern Siachen Glacier when it was hit by the avalanche.

18 November, 2019

Four Soldiers, 2 Porters Dead After Avalanche Hits Army Positions In Siachen

Outlook Web Bureau

Avalanches and landslides are common at the glacier during the winters and temperatures can drop to as low as minus 60 degrees Celsius.

09 March, 2019

Himachal Pradesh Avalanche: Another Soldier's Body Recovered, Two Still Missing

Outlook Web Bureau

Nitin Rana and five other jawans of the 7 Jammu and Kashmir Rifles were buried under the avalanche at Shipki La near the Sino-India border on February 20.

02 March, 2019

Himachal Avalanche: Another Body Of Jawan Recovered, Four Still Missing

Outlook Web Bureau

The search and rescue operations are being closely monitored by the Headquarters Western Command.

25 February, 2019

Week After Avalanche Hit Himachal Pradesh, Five Missing Jawans Remain Untraced

Outlook Web Bureau

Five missing Army jawans still remain untraced since an avalanche that occured on Wednesday near Shipki La along the India-China border in Himachal Pradesh.

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RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav addresses a press conference, in Patna.

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Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh Sarsanghchalak Dr. Mohan Bhagwat arrives at Jodhpur airport.

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Former MLA Laliteshpati Tripathi announces his decision to quit Congress during a press conference, in Varanasi.

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Vehicles parked at Jagdev Memorial College (converted into election cluster) on the eve of the first phase of Bihar Panchayat Elections 2021, at Kudra block of Kaimur district.

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Leader of the Opposition in the Kerala Assembly VD Satheesan (L), KPCC President K. Sudhakaran (C) and senior Congress leader Oommen Chandy during the UDF meeting, in Thiruvananthapuram.

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