West Bengal  /  Published 11.07.19

Sikkim and Kalimpong cut off

Three rain-triggered landslides on a 10km stretch of NH31 and NH10 near Sevoke on Thursday morning have all but cut off Sikkim, Kalimpong and the Dooars from Siliguri, prompting many tourists to cance...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

North East  /  Published 05.05.19

21 villages hit in Meghalaya

Twenty-one villages in Meghalaya have been affected by Cyclone Fani on Saturday, with the maximum in East Khasi Hills district.According to an official status report of the State Disaster Management A...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

India  /  Published 21.02.19

Five fresh landslides hit J&K highway

Five fresh landslides triggered by heavy rain and snowfall in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday shut down the Jammu-Srinagar highway for the second day.Over 600 vehicles are stranded at...
By PTI in Jammu

North East  /  Published 10.12.19

Water woes plague Aalo

The residents of Aalo town in Arunachal Pradesh’s West Siang district are facing a tough time over the past week after the town’s main water pipeline was damaged as a result of earth cutting and r...
By Vinod Kumar Singh in Dhemaji

India  /  Published 18.08.19

Rain and landslips kill 22 in Himachal

Landslides, collapsing houses, falling trees and swollen streams killed 22 people and injured 12 as heavy rain lashed Himachal Pradesh on Sunday, officials said.At least eight people were missing in U...
By PTI in Dehradun

North East  /  Published 02.06.20

21 die in Assam landslides in three districts

Nearly 21 people died in three separate landslides on Tuesday morning, triggered by incessant rainfall over the past couple of days in Hailakandi, Cachar and Karimganj districts in south Assam’s Bar...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

India  /  Published 15.08.19

VS Achuthanandan landslide wake-up call

CPM veteran and former Kerala chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan has lashed out at people’s representatives who fail to understand the consequences of uncontrolled interference with nature that leads...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

West Bengal  /  Published 08.07.19

Darjeeling couple buried under debris

The first major rain of the current monsoon triggered landslides across the Darjeeling hills, burying a couple under debris when their house was destroyed at Pubung Fatak early on Monday morning.Kumar...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

India  /  Published 18.01.19

Five die in Khardung La avalanche

Five persons were killed and five are reported missing after their truck came under an avalanche in the Khardung La, Ladakh, on Friday, officials said.The avalanche hit the truck carrying 10 persons a...
By PTI in Srinagar

India  /  Published 29.10.19

Odisha seeks IIT aid on landslide

The Odisha government has sought help of IIT Mumbai to identify places vulnerable to landslides. Once the IIT prepares its report, the government will start shifting the people to safer areas. On Octo...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar


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