News  /  Published 29.10.21

Mountaineers point out challenges after Uttarakhand tragedy

Mountaineers from Bengal said restrictions on using good communication devices is a major challenge faced in the Indian Himalayas. The death of 10 trekkers from Bengal in two accidents in Uttarakhand...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 29.10.21

Bodies of 5 more trekkers reach Kolkata from Uttarakhand

The bodies of five trekkers from Bengal who died on a trekking expedition in Bageshwar district of Uttarakhand arrived in Kolkata on Thursday. The bodies of Sagar Dey, 27, Sarit Sekhar Das, 37, and C...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 27.10.21

5 missing trekkers found dead in Uttarakhand

Five trekkers from Bengal who had gone missing in the Himalayas in Uttarakhand amid bad weather were found dead on Tuesday after a search that stretched nearly five days. The bodies of Sadhan Basak, ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 26.10.21

Bodies of five trekkers reach Kolkata from Uttarakhand

Bikash, Sourav, Tanumoy and Richard were childhood friends and studied in the same school, their families said. “They grew up together and knew each other for decades,” said Prasenjit Nas...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 25.10.21

5 trekkers’ bodies to reach Bengal on Monday from Uttarakhand

The bodies of four trekkers from Bengal who died in Uttarakhand are likely to arrive in the city early on Monday, an official of the state government said on Sunday evening. The body of another youth...
By Subhajoy Roy, Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata


West Bengal  /  Published 09.02.21

5 from state missing in avalanche

Five migrant workers, three from East Midnapore and two from Purulia, are missing in the aftermath of Sunday’s avalanche in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district. East Midnapore’s Lalu Jan...
By Anshuman Phadikar, Snehamoy Chakraborty in Purulia, Mahisadal (East Midnapore)

India  /  Published 09.02.21

Avalanche theory raises forecast question

By G.S. Mudur, Piyush Srivastava in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.01.20

3 soldiers, 5 civilians killed in separate avalanches in J&K

Three Indian Army soldiers and five civilians were killed in two separate avalanches in Jammu and Kashmir, police and defence sources said on Tuesday.The defence sources said three soldiers were kille...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.01.19

Avalanche kills 5 in Khardung La

Five labourers were dead and five missing after an avalanche buried them at Khardung La in Leh on Friday morning as they dug snow, reportedly for a helicopter landing trial by Hindustan Aeronautics Lt...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 14.01.20

Avalanches kill 9 in Kashmir

Four security force personnel, including a BSF jawan from Bengal, and five civilians have died since Monday evening as heavy snowfall across Kashmir triggered multiple avalanches that left people trap...
By Our Special Correspondent in Srinagar


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