Himachal Pradesh CM Jai Ram Thakur said 199 of the 264 deaths took place due to accidents on damaged roads. As many as 33 incidents of cloud burst and 391 landslides took place in the state during the current monsoon season resulting in huge losses to... read more
The Trishakti Corps of the army in coordination with civil administration and the IAF, on Sunday used helicopters to airlift tourists stranded in the landslides-hit areas of Lachung, Chatten and Chungthang. read more
As per the information from the state Emergency Operations Centre (SEOC), 69 persons have died in Uttarakhand since June 15 in various natural disasters such as landslides, debris falling on people, floods, flash floods and cloudburst. read more
On what the administration was doing to prevent further landslides in the vulnerable area, Nainital district magistrate Vinod Kumar Suman said the irrigation department was working on how the mountainside could be treated and strengthened to prevent... read more
Around 26 people are still unaccounted for in the small northern countryside town of Atsuma, where a cluster of dwellings were wrecked when a hillside collapsed with the force of the 6.6-magnitude quake. read more
A key highway in landlocked Himachal Pradesh was blocked due to massive landslides triggered by heavy rainfall. Clearing operations have started immediately. However, the route will remain shut till the debris are completely cleared. (HT Correspondent)read more
Police stand outside the Mecca Masjid in Hyderabad following a deadly blast. On Tuesday, in the case related to the 2007 twin bomb blasts in Hyderabad, in which 44 people were killed and 68 injured, two alleged operatives of the Indian Mujahideen were convicted and two others were acquitted by a special court. Verdict on a fifth accused will be pronounced on Monday along with the quantum of sentence on the others.
There has been a silent revolution of letters in Kerala in the past couple of weeks. Notes of various subjects and classes were shared on social media in PDF format. The result has been overwhelming. read more