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Beas tragedy: Search continues as water level lowered in river

Last Updated: Saturday, June 14, 2014, 12:08

The water level in the Beas river was lowered Saturday morning for the first time to find the remaining 16 missing students and one tour operator who were washed away in strong current near here last week, rescue officials said. So far eight bodies have been recovered.

River Beas tragedy: All it took was verbal order to open floodgates

Last Updated: Saturday, June 14, 2014, 00:38

A shocking detail has come to the fore which has revealed that the order to open the floodgates of the 126 MW Larji project was given verbally.

Beas tragedy: UAV fails to find missing students, hi-tech search from today

Last Updated: Saturday, June 14, 2014, 00:38

An unmanned aerial vehicle(UAV) was pressed into service on Friday to trace 17 missing engineering students from Hyderabad but without any success and rescuers will now deploy for the first time a multibeam echsounder in Beas river whose level will be also lowered to minimum.

Beas tragedy: NDRF deploys UAVs, echosounders to expedite search operation

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 15:52

Even as a massive search for the missing engineering students from Hyderabad continues, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has now deployed an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) and Multi-beam echosounders to trace the dead bodies and expedite the ongoing rescue work in the Beas river.

Beas tragedy: More personnel to join search

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 10:50

The search operation to trace the 17 persons still missing following the tragedy in the Beas river involving a group of engineering students from Hyderabad resumed on its fifth day today with more personnel set to join the efforts.

Govt making all efforts to find bodies of engineering students: HP CM

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 02:22

Himachal CM Virbhadra Singh on Thursday said the state government was making all efforts to recover the bodies of students and a tour operator who were washed away in Beas river near Thalot.

Beas tragedy: AIU members to meet Virbhadra Singh

Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 23:04

Concerned over the drowning of 24 students in Beas river in Himachal Pradesh, the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) will suggest measures to avoid such incidents to the state Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh.

Beas search massive and first-of-its-kind: Senior official

Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 15:08

The search for a group of Hyderabad engineering students washed away in the Beas river near here is not only massive in scale involving some 550 rescuers, but first of its kind in a treacherous terrain, strong current, and low visibility in churned up silt, a senior official said.

Himachal tragedy: Two more bodies pulled out of Beas river

Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 14:00

The search operation to find the missing engineering students from Hyderabad, who were swept away by strong currents of the Beas river on Sunday, entered into fourth day on Thursday.

Beas tragedy: NHRC notice to Himachal government

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 22:28

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Wednesday issued notice to the Himachal Pradesh government over the drowning of 24 students in the Beas river.