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New settlements possibly led to ‘sinking’ in J&K's Doda: Officials

At least 22 houses were emptied out on Friday and 300 people have been moved from the area after cracks spread across several structures, leading to the collapse of at least three.

Cracks appear in houses located in Nai Basti area of Doda. (Shanky Rathore)
Cracks appear in houses located in Nai Basti area of Doda. (Shanky Rathore)
Updated on Feb 06, 2023 06:04 AM IST

Science must drive policy

The government may want to consider undertaking a comprehensive study of vulnerable ecosystems and earthquake-sensitive zones in the Himalayan region so as to create robust baseline geological knowledge about these areas

It is too early to say what caused the cracks in buildings in Doda, whether there was any connection to road projects and infrastructure development, or the fact that the region sits on a seismic zone 4. (Shanky Rathore)
It is too early to say what caused the cracks in buildings in Doda, whether there was any connection to road projects and infrastructure development, or the fact that the region sits on a seismic zone 4. (Shanky Rathore)
Updated on Feb 06, 2023 10:06 AM IST
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J&K Tourism Pavilion, the flavour of OTM Mumbai, attracts overwhelming response

J&K Tourism Pavillion's varied tourism products, post Covid experiences, new initiatives captivate attention of travel reps, professionals at the three-day long Outbound Travel Mart in Mumbai

J&K Tourism Pavilion, the flavour of OTM Mumbai, attracts overwhelming response (Photo by J&K Tourism Pavilion)
J&K Tourism Pavilion, the flavour of OTM Mumbai, attracts overwhelming response (Photo by J&K Tourism Pavilion)
Updated on Feb 05, 2023 07:25 PM IST
By | Edited by Zarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

‘Want assurance poor…’: Ghulam Nabi Azad on anti-encroachment drive in J&K

In Jammu and Srinagar, the drive against encroachments continued as the officials demolished the boundary wall of a former deputy commissioner’s house in Budgam, at Nishat in Srinagar.

Democratic Azad Party (DAP) Chairman Ghulam Nabi Azad addresses the supporters during a protest against the state government's ongoing anti-encroachment and eviction drive in Jammu & Kashmir, at party office, in Srinagar on Saturday. (ANI)
Democratic Azad Party (DAP) Chairman Ghulam Nabi Azad addresses the supporters during a protest against the state government's ongoing anti-encroachment and eviction drive in Jammu & Kashmir, at party office, in Srinagar on Saturday. (ANI)
Updated on Feb 05, 2023 04:29 AM IST
By, Srinagar

Fresh avalanche hits Gulmarg; no casualties reported

Police said the avalanche was triggered at Affarwat in Gulmarg area. On Wednesday, two polish skiers were killed when they were hit by an avalanche in Gulmarg. Police and tourism rescue teams rescued 19 other skiers.

A fresh avalanche hit Gulmarg on Saturday morning, however, no loss of life or property was reported. (ANI)
A fresh avalanche hit Gulmarg on Saturday morning, however, no loss of life or property was reported. (ANI)
Updated on Feb 05, 2023 03:02 AM IST
By, Srinagar
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