31 Oct 2014
Washington: Sri Lanka has sought assistance from the US on the recent massive landslide in the country that killed 10 people with nearly 160 others feared to have been buried alive.
30 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed deep condolences over the loss of lives in a landslide in Sri Lanka that mostly destroyed homes of Indian-origin people and wished speedy recovery to those injured.
30 Oct 2014
Colombo: Nearly 200 people were feared to have been buried alive in Sri Lanka after a devastating landslide triggered by rains destroyed the homes of mostly Indian-origin plantation workers, as heavy machinery was deployed on Thursday in the rescue operations involving the army.
29 Oct 2014
Colombo: At least 14 people were killed and more than 250 were missing on Wednesday after a landslide following heavy rains buried more than 70 houses in south-central Sri Lanka, an official said.
30 Oct 2014
Dehradun: Main opposition BJP in Uttarakhand on Thursday advised Chief Minister Harish Rawat to stop his frequent visits to Delhi and address the problems being faced by people in the calamity-hit areas of the state.
28 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd has received a contract worth Rs 422 crore related to 444 MW Vishnugad Pipalkoti hydel power project in Uttarakhand.
12 Aug 2014
Dehradun: Five persons including two children were killed today in rain-related incidents in Uttarakhand which received light to medium rainfall in its various parts, resulting in landslides that also obstructed national highways in the hill state.
16 Aug 2014
Dehradun: Seven persons including a woman were killed here when three houses were buried in a landslide following heavy showers in the wee hours of the day, taking the toll to 24 in rain-related incidents in two days in Uttarakhand.
24 Oct 2014
Dehradun: The sacred portals of Gangotri dham, one of the four major Himalayan shrines located in Uttarakhand, were closed for winters on Friday amid chanting of vedic hymns.
06 Oct 2014
Shillong: One person was killed when his car was buried in the debris following a heavy landslide in Ri-Bhoi district of Meghalaya which left several thousand people stranded for long hours, police said on Monday.