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Landslide Kills 3 Women In Odisha’s Koraput, CM Announces Ex-Gratia

Koraput: At least three women were killed and another suffered critical wounds after rain triggered a landslide when they were collecting white soil in Koraput district on Friday. The mishap…

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16 Dead In Pakistan As Landslide Hits Passenger Bus

Islamabad: Sixteen people were killed when a passenger bus was hit by a landslide in Skardu district of Pakistan’s northern Gilgit-Baltistan, a senior official said. In a statement, Deputy Commissioner (DC) of Skardu, Anas Iqbal the accident took place on Sunday morning when the bus, which was en route to the district from Rawalpindi, was […]

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Hill Top Villages In Odisha's Ganjam Bear Brunt Of Depression Fury

Ganjam: The deep depression that has caused massive damage with incessant rainfall and flooding in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana has also left its trail of destruction in villages of southern Odisha districts. Ankuli and Buratal village in Ganjam district which once witnessed severe damage due to Titli cyclone in 2018 have once again experienced the […]

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Landslide In Kerala's Idukki: 8 Dead, 60 Reported Missing

Thiruvananthapuram: At least eight persons were killed and around 60 others reported missing after a landslide at Rajamalai in Idukki district due to heavy rain for the past four days in the hilly area, an official said on Friday. The place where the tragedy took place late on Thursday night is about 30 km from […]

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Assam Landslides: 20 Dead & Several Injured In Series Of Landslides

Silchar: At least 20 people, including three children, were killed in three separate landslides in southern Assam on Tuesday, officials said. According to the district administration officials, among the dead seven each were reported from each in Cachar and Hailakandi, and six from Karimganj. Several others were also injured. Officials said that in Cachar district’s […]

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33 Killed In Myanmar Landslide

Yangon: At least 33 people were killed in a landslide that buried several houses in a Myanmar town, officials said on Saturday. The tragedy occurred on Friday in the town of Paung, in Mon state, Efe news reported citing officials. The landslide was caused by heavy rains that have plagued the region for days and […]

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Landslide At MCL: 14 Days Post Mishap Another Body Recovered

Talcher: Two weeks after the landslide at the open cast mine of Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) in Bharatpur of Talcher on July 23, a rescue team today retrieved another unidentified body from the debris. Though bodies of three labourers were pulled out of the rubble following the landslide, whereabouts of a missing security guard Ramesh […]

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Over Rs 280 cr lost as strike at Odisha coalfields continues

Bhubaneswar: Coal production and supply from Talcher Coalfields of Mahanadi Coal Fields Limited (MCL) remained paralysed for the 10th consecutive day on Friday, resulting in over Rs 280 crore loss to the company and the exchequers of the state and the Centre. The agitation by the locals following the Bharatpur Open Cast Project (OCP) accident […]

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13 dead in a massive landslide in Myanmar

Yangon: At least 13 people were killed by a massive landslide which hit a jade minde in Hpakant township, Myanmar’s northernmost Kachin state on Sunday, a local official said. The incident occurred as the cliff wall at a suspended jade mine near Kayin Chaung village in Hpakant collapsed, killing company staff and security personnel at […]

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Landslide at MCL mine; 1 dead, nine injured, 3 workers still missing

Talcher: At least one worker was killed while nine others were injured following a landslide at the open cast mine of Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL) in Bharatpur last night. Sources said, three workers are still suspected to be trapped under the debris following a landslide due to the blasting for coal exploration at the site. […]

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Three labourers killed, 1 injured in landslide during soil mining in Odisha

Keonjhar: Three labourers engaged in soil mining lost their lives in a landslide at Tulasichaura village of Keonjhar district today. As per reports, a portion of the earth caved in when the labourers were loading soil in a tractor as a result of which 3 labourers were buried alive and another woman suffered critical injuries. […]

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Three killed, 2 critical in landslide 'triggered by rain' in Koraput

Koraput: At least three persons including two women died in a landslide today at Karanjiguda hill near Dalpatiguda village under Pottangi Police limits of Koraput district. According to sources, as many as 10 persons had gone to the spot to mine sandstone and while digging the earth, a landslide was triggered burying five of them […]

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1 killed, 3 injured in landslide in J&K's Ramban

Jammu: One person was killed and three others injured on Sunday in a landslide in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ramban district, police said. A landslide hit the Khari-Mahoo road in Khari tehsil of the district in the morning, police said. Landslides and treacherous road conditions in this mountainous district often result in casualties both on the […]

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15 killed in Indonesia landslide

Jakarta: At least 15 persons were killed in the landslide which has hit Indonesia’s Java province, authorities said. According to a government official, around 20 persons are still missing in the Monday landslide which hit Sukabumi district, burying more than 30 houses, Xinhua news agency reported on Wednesday. Rescuers are trying to recover the victims, […]

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Cyclone Titli aftermath: 12 killed, 4 missing in landslide in Gajapati

Gajapati: As many as 12 persons including five children lost their lives while four others went missing due to a landslide following incessant rain triggered by Cyclonic storm Titli in Barghara village under Gangabada panchayat under Rayagada block in Gajapati district on Friday. The deceased were identified as Dandapani Bhuyan, Sumitra Bhuyan, Somanath Kathren, Jagan […]

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18 killed in landslides and heavy rains in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: At least 18 people were killed as heavy rains and landslides hit parts of Kerala early today, officials said. According to the disaster control room sources, 10 people were killed in landslides in Idukki, five in Malappuram, two in Kannur and one in Wayanad district. Three persons are missing — one each in Wayanad, […]

Landslide alert in Japan after earthquake

Tokyo: Japanese authorities on Tuesday issued landslide alerts in Osaka, after a strong earthquake a day earlier measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale left four dead and 381 injured. Heavy rain is expected to continue until Wednesday in Osaka which may cause landslides as the quake had loosened the terrain, Efe news reported quoting the Japan […]

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Jeypore landslide: Body of one labourer found

Jeypore: After 11 days of rescue work, body of one of the two labourers, trapped inside the stone quarry near Bariput since May 31, was found today. Soon after, families of both the missing men- Ghanashyam Guru and Sanjay Dash, were called to identify the body. The two laborers had got trapped after the hill […]

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At least two dead, eight missing in Chile landslide

Santiago: At least two people died and another eight were missing after a landslide hit near the city of Chaiten in southern Chile, the government said on Saturday. “There are two dead people, a 35-year-old man and a 64-year-old woman, and eight missing people, a policeman and seven civilians, as a result of the landslide,” […]

Landslide caused Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto derailment: Railways

Thane: Ten coaches of the Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto Express derailed in Maharashtra’s Thane district on Tuesday due to a landslide, officials said. According to Railways spokesperson Anil Saxena, there were no reports of any casualties or injuries so far in the incident which occurred at around 6.30 a.m., between the Asangaon and Vashind stations. Saxena told IANS: […]

Three injured after rocks fall on Hubli Express

Mumbai: At least three passengers of the Hubli Express were injured near the Khandala Ghat in Maharashtra when rocks from a mountain fell on the train following a landslide, officials said on Monday. There were no rail traffic disruption though. According to a Central Railway official, the incident occurred at around 5.30 a.m. between the […]

Eight dead, over 40 missing in Himachal landslide

Shimla: At least eight persons were killed and over 40 missing in a massive landslide that swallowed a 150 metre stretch of road, and buried homes, two buses and vehicles in Himachal Pradesh’s Mandi district early on Sunday, officials said. The landslide occurred around 12.20 a.m. on the Mandi-Pathankot highway near Kotropi village in Jogindernagar […]

Uttarakhand rains disrupt Badrinath, Kailash Mansarovar Yatras

Dehradun: Heavy rains have disrupted the annual Badrinath and Kailash Mansarovar pilgrimage in Uttarakhand as routes have been blocked at many places due to landslides, an official said on Saturday. The Badrinath highway has been shut at the Lambagad area in Chamoli district. The 14th group of pilgrims to the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra has been […]

Toll rises to 125 in Bangladesh landslides

Dhaka: The deaths in devastating landslides triggered by heavy rains in southeast Bangladesh rose to 125, an official said on Wednesday. Heavy rains since Monday morning swept through Bangladesh’s three southeastern districts — Chittagong, Bandarban and Rangamati — and triggered huge landslides early on Tuesday and damaged hundreds of homes, Xinhua news agency reported. Disaster Management […]

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Minor girl’s body recovered from under debris by ODRAF

Rajgangpur: The body of a minor girl, who was buried under the debris following a landslide at a construction site here, was recovered today, after more than 24 hours. The deceased was identified as Sulochana Toppo. According to sources, Sulochana, while working at a bridge construction site at Lamoli village in Rajgangpur of Sundergarh district, […]