Landslide

  • Heavy rains in Kerala leave 7 dead 6 days ago

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala has been put on high alert for floods and landslides after heavy rainfall caused the death of seven including one three-year-old in the wee hours of Sunday. Heavy rains lashed many parts of the state, particularly Thiruvananthapuram, Kozhikode, Pathanamthitta and Kollam districts since Saturday night. Widespread loss of agriculture,...
  • Incessant rains trigger flood, landslides in Arunachal Pradesh August 18, 2014

    Itanagar: Incessant rains in the past couple of days have triggered floods and landslides in several districts of Arunachal Pradesh, disrupting road communication and throwing normal life out of gear. PWD(Highway) chief engineer Hage Appa said on Sunday that landslides triggered by heavy rains on...
  • Scores missing in Nepal as heavy rains spark cholera fears August 17, 2014

    Kathmandu: Rescuers in Nepal struggled to recover bodies on Sunday after monsoon rains swept away houses, killing at least 85 people and sparking fears of a deadly cholera outbreak, officials said. Torrential rains last week led to multiple landslides and flooding, killing 85 people and leaving more than 100 others unaccounted...
  • Uttarakhand: Rain triggers landslides, floods, kill 27 people August 18, 2014

    Dehradun: Rain showers triggered landslides, cloudburst and flooding across the state killing at least 27 people in the last 48 hours. Seven people were killed in Dehradun's Rajpur area due to landslides. Meanwhile, 20 people were killed in cloudbursts at four places in Uttarakhand's Pauri district on Friday. Met department on Sunday...
  • Rains continue to lash state, 7 killed in landslides August 16, 2014

    Monsoon showers continued to lash parts of north India killing seven persons in landslides in Uttarakhand on Saturday. Seven persons, including a woman, were killed in Dehradun in Uttarakhand when three houses were buried in a landslide following heavy showers. After the overnight rains, Dehradun awoke to a bright sunny morning on...
  • Kolkata-bound Jammu Tawi express escapes landslide near Gaya August 9, 2014

    The Kolkata-bound Jammu Tawi Express had a narrow escape from a landslide on Saturday after timely detection by a pilot engine motorman between Gaya and Koderma stations in Bihar, just minutes before the train was about to cross that stretch, Railway sources said. The train was halted a few of kilometres...
  • Heavy rains lash Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, trigger landslides August 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Torrential rains continue to lash Uttarkhand and several parts of Himachal Pradesh. Heavy rains which were induced by a cloudburst disrupted normal life in the region. No loss of life has been reported yet. Incessant rains triggered landslides at several places in Uttarakhand affecting Chaardham Yatra and traffic...
  • Pune landslide toll at 151; relief and rescue operation over August 6, 2014

    Pune: The marathon rescue and relief operation launched at Malin village in Pune's Ambegaon flattened in the July 30 landslide catastrophe, was declared officially over on the eighth day on Wednesday with the final death toll pegged at 151 with eight survivors. The NDRF jawans, who braved inclement weather at the...
  • 156 dead in Nepal landslide; search called off August 6, 2014

    Kathmandu: Nepal government on Wednesday declared dead the 123 people missing in the country's worst landslide in over a decade, taking the death toll from the disaster to 156, as the search for the bodies buried under the debris was called off. The landslide, triggered by heavy rains, hit Sindhupal chowk...
  • Pune landslide: Death toll rises to 144, rain hampers rescue work August 5, 2014

    Pune: A week after a devastating landslide swept away 40 homes in Malin village at Pune's Ambegaon, the death toll has risen to 144 on Tuesday. Rain and marshy land mass created by mud continued to hamper movement of JCBs and other heavy equipment pressed into service to remove the debris,...
  • Monsoon woes: Chardham yatra affected as landslides continue August 5, 2014

    Chardham yatra was on Monday affected as monsoon woes continued in Uttarakhand with roads to the famous Himalayan shrines remaining blocked by debris falling from hillsides following landslips. Rishikesh-Kedarnath National Highway was blocked at Kakda and Kund. Rishikesh-Badrinath Highway was shut at Lambagad, the Gangotri Highway at Gangnani and the Yamunotri...
  • Pune landslide: Many work selflessly to help in rescue operations August 5, 2014

    Ambegaon: It has been a mammoth rescue effort in Pune's Ambegaon after a massive landslide. There are many who have selflessly been involved in the operations for a week. Forty-year-old Dr Pramod Bankhale has been at Malin's primary healthcare centre since the deadly landslide almost a week ago. A private...
  • Pune landslide: 134 bodies recovered, over 50 people still trapped August 5, 2014

    Pune: A week after a devastating landslide swept away 40 homes in Pune's Ambegaon, rescue and relief operations are still on. 134 bodies have been recovered so far while close to 50 more persons are still believed to be trapped under the rubble. Officials say that eight survivors have been...
  • Maharashtra: Landslide distrupts traffic on Poladpur-Mahabaleshwar highway August 5, 2014

    Raigad:A landslide occurred in Raigad district of Maharashtra on Monday affecting the traffic on Poladpur-Mahabaleshwar highway. The incident took place around 8pm on Monday. Further information awaited. ...
  • Pune landslide: Death toll rises to 130, people in nearby villages flee homes in fear August 4, 2014

    Kalwadi: Rescue operations are still underway in Malin village of Ambegaon near Pune after a devastating landslide on July 30. Till now 130 bodies have been recovered and hope of finding survivors is fast fading. The Ambegaon landslide has been one of the worst that Maharashtra has ever seen and...
  • Bihar flood alert: Thousands moved to relief camps, C17 aircraft deployed August 4, 2014

    Patna: An alert has been sounded in eight districts of Bihar after the rise of the Kosi river. The rise came after a landslide in neighbouring Nepal. Water levels of the Kosi river rose after the Nepalese Army carried out low-intensity blasts to clear landslide debris which released a huge...
  • Pune landslide toll mounts, 106 bodies recovered so far August 3, 2014

    Pune: The death toll in the Malin village landslide continued to mount steadily with the recovery of 106 bodies so far, as National Disaster Relief Force (NDRF)personnel continued rescue operations for the fifth day, negotiating inclement weather, rain and slushy terrain. The dead include 43 men, 48 women and 15 children,...
  • Nearly 200 missing after massive landslide in Nepal August 3, 2014

    Kathmandu: Nearly 200 people were missing after a massive landslide in northeast Nepal that blocked Sunkoshi river, turning it into a huge lake and putting dozens of villages both in Nepal and India at risk of flash floods. A huge hill had suddenly collapsed on Saturday morning burying 100 homes before...
  • Pune landslide: Death toll rises to 103, hopes of survival fade August 3, 2014

    Pune: Five days after a devastating landslide swept away 40 homes in Malin village in Pune's Amebgaon taluka, the death toll has risen to 103 on Sunday evening. Over 100 people are still feared to be trapped under debris but their chances of survival with each passing minute. So far,...
  • Nepal landslide: Rain hampers rescue work, over 100 trapped under debris August 3, 2014

    Kathmandu: Fresh rainfall was hampering a search on Sunday for scores of villagers missing after a massive landslide in northern Nepal, where army troops used explosives to blast a river blockage in an attempt to release a dangerous water buildup. Police said eight bodies have been recovered so far. According to...
  • Pune landslide: Death toll rises to 92, hopes of survival fade August 3, 2014

    Pune: Five days after a devastating landslide swept away 40 homes in Malin village in Pune's Amebgaon taluka, the death toll has risen to 92 on Sunday. Over 100 people are still feared to be trapped under debris but their chances of survival with each passing minute. So far, eight...
  • Bihar evacuates thousands after Nepal landslide sparks fears of flash flood in Kosi August 3, 2014

    Patna/Kathmandu: Authorities on Saturday began evacuating thousands of villagers after efforts to clear a deadly landslide in neighbouring Nepal sparked fears of flash floods downstream, government officials said. The landslide, triggered by heavy rains in Nepal's Sindhupalchowk district, killed at least nine people and buried dozens of homes. More than 100...
  • Pune Landslide: Sludge removal slowing down rescue operations, says NDRF August 2, 2014

    Four days after a devastating landslide swept away 40 homes in the Pune's Ambegaon area, relief operations have been able to rescue only 8 people so far with 100 others still feared to be trapped inside the rubble and mud. The death toll has risen to 82 and the NDRF...
  • Pune Landslide: Death toll rises to 82; Sludge hampering rescue operations, says NDRF August 2, 2014

    Rescue operations are in full swing in Pune's Ambegaon Taluka after a landslide swept away 40 homes in the area. The death toll has now risen to 82, while 100 people are still feared to be trapped under the mud and debris. The National Disaster Relief Force is finding it...
  • CM directs officials to strengthen mobile connectivity in state August 2, 2014

    Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat has asked officials to think about ways to strengthen communication system in the calamity-prone districts of the state including Chamoli, Pithoragarh, Bageshwar, Rudraprayag, and Uttarkashi which were among the worst hit in last year's deluge. Underlining the need to increase mobile density in these districts, he...
  • Pune landslide: Death toll rises to 82, 8 rescued, nearly 100 still trapped August 2, 2014

    Pune: More than two days after a landslide swept away 40 homes in Malin village in Pune's Ambegaon taluka, the rescue operations are still on. The death toll has risen to 82 and more than 100 people are still feared trapped. So far, eight survivors have been pulled out. The National...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey August 1, 2014

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  • News 360: Gandhis asked me to edit my book, says Natwar Singh August 1, 2014

    Former Congressman and now author-in-news Natwar Singh has given more explosive details about his book. He confirmed that the Gandhi's did call him before the book was published but he refused to edit some of the portions. ...
  • Landslide tragedy in Pune: Is this a man-made disaster? August 1, 2014

    Could the massive landslide in Ambegaon in Pune have been averted? Some unheeded alarm bells raised in 2011 by a panel of experts could hold answers to whether the tragedy was a natural calamity or a man-made disaster. ...
  • Pune Landslide: We will appoint a team of experts to study the area, says Home Ministry August 1, 2014

    The death toll in Pune landslide has crossed 66 and more than 100 people are still feared trapped. Home Minister Rajnath Singh made a statement in Parliament saying the government will appoint a team of experts to study the area. National Disaster Relief Force leading the rescue efforts, said that...