Assembly Election Results 2017

Beas River tragedy

Jun 09, 2014, 19:43 PM IST
Bonath Shekar Naik shows a portrait of his son Rambabu, only one name available, one of the 24 students feared dead during a field trip near the mountain resort town of Manali, at the college premises of VNR Vignana Jyothi Institute of Engineering and Technology, on the outskirts of Hyderabad.
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Bonath Shekar Naik shows a portrait of his son Rambabu, only one name available, one of the 24 students feared dead during a field trip near the mountain resort town of Manali, at the college premises of VNR Vignana Jyothi Institute of Engineering and Technology, on the outskirts of Hyderabad.

Bonath Shekar Naik, father of Rambabu, only one name available, one of the dozens of Indian students swept away when a dam released a rush of water without warning near the mountain resort town of Manali in Himachal Pradesh, wails at the Vigyan Jyothi Institute of Engineering and Technology in Hyderabad.
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Bonath Shekar Naik, father of Rambabu, only one name available, one of the dozens of Indian students swept away when a dam released a rush of water without warning near the mountain resort town of Manali in Himachal Pradesh, wails at the Vigyan Jyothi Institute of Engineering and Technology in Hyderabad.

Rescuers search the Beas River after dozens of students were swept away when a dam released a rush of water without warning at Pandoh, about 90 kilometers (56 miles) south of the mountain resort town of Manali in Himachal Pradesh.
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Rescuers search the Beas River after dozens of students were swept away when a dam released a rush of water without warning at Pandoh, about 90 kilometers (56 miles) south of the mountain resort town of Manali in Himachal Pradesh.

Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani visits the spot in Mandi on Monday, a day after 24 engineering students of Hyderabad were washed away in the Beas River.
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Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani visits the spot in Mandi on Monday, a day after 24 engineering students of Hyderabad were washed away in the Beas River.

Students interact with the media regarding the Beas River tragedy in Mandi on Monday, a day after 24 engineering students were washed away in the River at Thalot.
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Students interact with the media regarding the Beas River tragedy in Mandi on Monday, a day after 24 engineering students were washed away in the River at Thalot.

People crowd as a rescue jeep arrives at Pandoh Dam in Mandi on Monday. Rescue work is carried out near the dam to search for the bodies of engineering students from Hyderabad who were washed away on Sunday evening in the River near Thalot after release of water from Larji Dam.
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People crowd as a rescue jeep arrives at Pandoh Dam in Mandi on Monday. Rescue work is carried out near the dam to search for the bodies of engineering students from Hyderabad who were washed away on Sunday evening in the River near Thalot after release of water from Larji Dam.

Chief Minister of Himachal Virbhadra Singh visits the spot where engineering students were washed away in River Beas at Thalot in Mandi.
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Chief Minister of Himachal Virbhadra Singh visits the spot where engineering students were washed away in River Beas at Thalot in Mandi.

Relatives of engineering students who were swept away in River Beas in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh, weep as they leave from Shamshaabad airport for Mandi.
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Relatives of engineering students who were swept away in River Beas in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh, weep as they leave from Shamshaabad airport for Mandi.

Rescuers search the Beas River after dozens of students were swept away when a dam released a rush of water without warning at Pandoh, about 90 kilometers (56 miles) south of the mountain resort town of Manali in Himachal Pradesh.
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Rescuers search the Beas River after dozens of students were swept away when a dam released a rush of water without warning at Pandoh, about 90 kilometers (56 miles) south of the mountain resort town of Manali in Himachal Pradesh.

The father of Gampala Aishwarya, one of the students who was swept away in a sudden dam release, mourns during her funeral at their residence in Hyderabad.
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The father of Gampala Aishwarya, one of the students who was swept away in a sudden dam release, mourns during her funeral at their residence in Hyderabad.

Rescuers continue to search the Beas River for the second day after dozens of students were swept away when a dam released a rush of water without warning near the Larji hydropower station, south of the mountain resort town of Manali in Himachal Pradesh.
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Rescuers continue to search the Beas River for the second day after dozens of students were swept away when a dam released a rush of water without warning near the Larji hydropower station, south of the mountain resort town of Manali in Himachal Pradesh.

Relatives and friends mourn next to a portrait of Gampala Aishwarya, one of the students who was swept away in a sudden dam release, during her funeral at her residence in Hyderabad.
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Relatives and friends mourn next to a portrait of Gampala Aishwarya, one of the students who was swept away in a sudden dam release, during her funeral at her residence in Hyderabad.

Relatives and friends mourn as they attend the last rites of Gampala Aishwarya, one of the students who was swept away in a sudden dam release, at her residence in Hyderabad.
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Relatives and friends mourn as they attend the last rites of Gampala Aishwarya, one of the students who was swept away in a sudden dam release, at her residence in Hyderabad.

The mother of Gampala Aishwarya, one of the students who was swept away in a sudden dam release, and her brother cry during her funeral at her residence in Hyderabad.
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The mother of Gampala Aishwarya, one of the students who was swept away in a sudden dam release, and her brother cry during her funeral at her residence in Hyderabad.

The mother of Gampala Aishwarya, one of the students who was swept away in a sudden dam release, weeps at their residence during her funeral in Hyderabad.
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The mother of Gampala Aishwarya, one of the students who was swept away in a sudden dam release, weeps at their residence during her funeral in Hyderabad.

RELATIVES AND FAMILY MEMBERS MOURN AS THEY ATTEND THE LAST RITES ONE OF THE STUDENTS WHO WAS SWEPT AWAY IN BEAS RIVER AFTER RELEASE OF WATER FROM A DAM, AT HER RESIDENCE IN HYDERABAD.
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RELATIVES AND FAMILY MEMBERS MOURN AS THEY ATTEND THE LAST RITES ONE OF THE STUDENTS WHO WAS SWEPT AWAY IN BEAS RIVER AFTER RELEASE OF WATER FROM A DAM, AT HER RESIDENCE IN HYDERABAD.