Wednesday, 28 September, 2022

Topic: Landslide

‘No end to vanvas’: Year after landslide erased Maharashtra village, residents still live in boxes

Battling stifling heat, leaking roofs, survivors of the July 2021 landslide live in makeshift shelters of asbestos. The permanent homes they were promised by govt remain unfinished.

Parts of Joshimath town ‘sinking’, Uttarakhand govt may go for ‘construction ban, relocation’

Expert panel formed by state govt has warned that several pockets of the town are sinking due to man-made and natural causes. Locals say report did not factor in Tapovan tunnel.

6 killed, 13 feared dead in separate incidents of flash flood, landslide in HP

Shimla: Six people were killed and 13 others were feared dead in separate incidents of flash flood and landslide triggered by heavy rains in...

Radar & sniffer dog aid search at Manipur landslide site as 14 still missing 6 days later

47 bodies, including those of civilians and Territorial Army personnel, have so far been recovered from the site of last week's landslide in Manipur's Noney district.

‘No public consultation’, razed forests: Manipur landslide raises questions on rail project

Rs 14,000 crore Imphal-Jiribam railway project was hit by deadly landslide in Noney district last week. Experts and residents believe it may have contributed to tragedy.

A look at the Territorial Army — The Indian military’s task force hit by the Manipur landslide

The Territorial Army, a part-time military organisation for Indians who may have other jobs, is essentially a volunteer force that can be quickly mobilised in the defence of a state.

‘I screamed to warn them, it was too late’ — devastation & despair day after Manipur landslide

18 people have been rescued so far while rescue teams have recovered 20 bodies. However, 44 others are still missing.

18 rescued, 71 feared buried in debris after Manipur landslide. CM announces compensation

According to district officials, of the eight bodies recovered so far, seven belong to Territorial Army personnel. CM N. Biren Singh visits site to take stock of the situation.

8 dead, at least 45 Army personnel, civilians missing in massive Manipur landslide

Landslide hits Tupul Railway Station late Wednesday in Noney district, where an Army company was stationed; 18 rescued so far.

Fears of lake burst in Uttarakhand village, authorities order inspection

Kuwari residents say the lake was likely formed because of a blockade in the path of the Shambhu river, a tributary of Pindar, Uttarakhand’s most turbulent river.

On Camera


The logo of the Adani Group is seen on the facade of one of its buildings on the outskirts of Ahmedabad | Reuters file photo

From ports to energy transition — Adani Group to invest over $100 billion in next decade

Speaking at Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore, Adani said the group intends to do more as a solar player & has earmarked 70% of the investment for the energy transition space.


Parts of Iranian made 'suicide' drone Shahed-136 after being shot down by the Ukrainian military | Reuters

All about Shahed-136, Iran’s ‘kamikaze’ drone that Russia is using to strike Ukraine

Over the past few days, Russia has hit multiple targets using these Iranian-supplied drones—including civilian structures and amenities—leading to the death of several Ukrainians.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.