West Bengal  /  Published 29.07.20

Landslide risk from ditches in Darjeeling

Incessant rains in Darjeeling town bared the threat of landslides posed by dug-up stretches in many roads. These “waterlogged drains” are a reminder of the incomplete Darjeeling drinking ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

States  /  Published 26.07.20

IAF: savior in times of need

 An MI 17 helicopter of the Indian Air Force (IAF) brings essential items to Sakyong in North Sikkim on Saturday. The chopper made three sorties to bring rice, cooking oil, medicines, candles an...
By Rajeev Ravidas in

India  /  Published 24.07.20

Uttarakhand: Village ruined by cloudburst

Six families from an Uttarakhand village had to resort to stone-age ways of protecting themselves against nature when a cloudburst triggered landslides and house collapses killed at least 10 people in...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

West Bengal  /  Published 13.07.20

Rain & landslides hit north Bengal, Sikkim

Very heavy rains over the past 24 hours inundated large areas in Jalpaiguri, Cooch Behar and Alipurduar districts of north Bengal and triggered landslides in neighbouring Sikkim. Alipurduar town reco...
By Our Bureau in Gangtok, Alipurduar

World  /  Published 11.07.20

Landslides kill 23 in Nepal, several missing

Landslides triggered by heavy monsoon rain on Friday killed at least 23 people and left 30 others missing in Nepal, officials said. Seven people died when mudslides hit three different spots around t...
By , AP in Kathmandu

World  /  Published 11.07.20

Oli meet put off for a week

A crucial meeting of Nepal's ruling communist party to decide the political future of embattled Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli was postponed for the fourth time on Friday, citing floods in the cou...
By PTI in Kathmandu

World  /  Published 02.07.20

Myanmar: 113 killed in jade mine landslide

At least 113 people were killed Thursday in a landslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar, the government and rescue workers said, the latest in a series of deadly accidents at the sites in recent ye...
By AP in Yangon

India  /  Published 29.06.20

Landslides cut off vital link

The border with China in the Sikkim side has been cut off from the rest of the country after links at two places on the Mangan-Chungthang highway in North Sikkim were washed away in landslides followi...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Gangtok

West Bengal  /  Published 28.06.20

Landslides in north Sikkim near border

Nonstop monsoon rain on Saturday led to fresh landslides in many places of Sikkim while swelling rivers led to flooding in some tea plantations in north Bengal.The worst hit is north Sikkim, the distr...
By TT Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 13.06.20

First monsoon rain brings landslides

A family in Muldara here had a narrow escape when the first monsoon rain on Saturday triggered landslides in the hills, damaging houses and roads.Sabita Thapa, the resident of Muldara, a few kilometre...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


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