Thursday, January 27, 2022


One more body recovered from Uttarakhand’s Tapovan tunnel; toll rises to 78

An avalanche on February 7 had caused large-scale damage to the project besides totally demolishing the Rishiganga hydel project at Raini village in Chamoli district.

Uttarakhand floods: One more body recovered, toll now 62

With this recovery, the toll in the February 7 disaster has risen to 62 while 142 people are still missing.

Uttarakhand: Two bodies recovered from Tapovan tunnel, toll rises to 40

Rescue teams have been battling against odds to reach out to the trapped people at the site of the flood-ravaged Tapovan-Vishnugad hydel project.

Uttarakhand glacier burst: 15 people rescued, 14 bodies recovered

ITBP, Indian Army, the SDRF and National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) forces are engaged in the retrieval in the affected areas.

18 killed due to excessive level of poisonous gas in China’s coal mine

The accident took place on Friday evening when workers were dismantling equipment in the pit, trapping 24 workers underground.

Disastrous disinvestment policy

The Centre should not lose sight of the long-term adverse impact of the indiscriminate selling of public assets

Heavy rains kill five in Colombia, six missing

The flooding brings the death toll from more than two months of torrential rains ravaging Colombia to 27, with thousands of people flooded out of their homes.

Centre approves Rs 4,381 cr to 6 states as disaster relief

For floods and landslides during the southwest monsoon, Rs 577.84 crore has been approved for Karnataka, Rs 611.61 crore for Madhya Pradesh, and Rs 87.84 crore for Sikkim.

Major floods in Manila as typhoon batters Philippines

Heavy rain effectively shut down Manila, the sprawling capital of 12 million people, and surrounding areas, turning streets into rivers.

Mental health strained by disaster, finds study

Suicide rates increased for all types of disasters with the largest overall increase occurring two years after a disaster, according to an article published in The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention.

11 soldiers dead, 11 missing in Vietnam after second big landslide in days

Rocks rained down on the barracks of a military station in Quang Tri province, with 22 soldiers believed to have been buried underneath thick mud, an official government website said.

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