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

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 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 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

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

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

World  /  Published 20.09.18

Landslide in Philippines kills 21 when country was dealing with damage wrought by Typhoon Mangkhut

A massive landslide buried dozens of homes near a central Philippine mountain on Thursday, killing at least 21 people and sending rescuers scrambling to find survivors after some sent cellphone text m...
By AP in Manila

North East  /  Published 14.07.19

China border road cut off

Road connectivity between the army’s Dao division at Dinjan in Assam and areas near Arunachal Pradesh’s eastern boundary with China has snapped since the past week owing to landslides and floods a...
By Rishu Kalantri in Tinsukia

North East  /  Published 02.06.20

At least 19 killed in landslides in Assam

At least 19 people were killed and two others seriously injured in landslides triggered by incessant rains in south Assam's Barak valley districts of Hailakandi, Karimganj and Cachar on Tuesday mornin...
By PTI in Silchar


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