The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Monday directed the state government, the electricity board and the Hyderabad-based engineering college, whose 24 students were washed away in Beas river, to file replies on a letter written by some parents alleging tampering of evidence by the college authorites.
Himachal Pradesh High Court on Monday directed the state government to file status report in the case relating to the drowning of 24 engineering students of Hyderabad in Beas River in Mandi district before August 11.
Taking a lesson from incidents on Beas river in Himachal Pradesh and Damodar river in Jharkhand, the Chhattisgarh government has directed the administration to alert people and give them time to move to safe places before opening the floodgates of dams across the state.
Rescuers today found the body an engineering student who was among the 25 youth who were swept away in gushing waters of the Beas river on June 8 and with this the bodies of 13 students have been recovered so far.
Himachal Pradesh admitted that illegal sand mining has been flourishing along the Beas river and the activity is to be partially blamed for the tragedy in which 24 students of an engineering college of Hyderabad lost their lives.
The rescue agencies have decided to use site-scan radar for underwater search to trace the 17 missing engineering students from Hyderabad, who had drowned in the Beas river, after Saturday`s special search operation yielded no results.
Today`s special search operation to trace the 17 missing engineering students from Hyderabad yielded no results as the 450 rescuers combing the three-km stretch of Beas river, whose water level was lowered to minimum, failed to recover the body of any student.
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.
The Himachal Pradesh government on Wednesday announced several measures to prevent the recurrence of incidents like the one happened on Monday in which 24 students from a Hyderabad engineering college were washed away by strong currents of the Beas river.
Rescuers scouring the Beas river where a wall of water washed away 24 engineering students are battling strong rapids and low visibility. A special underwater camera to locate the bodies is also to be deployed.
hree days after 24 students of VNR Vignana Jyothi College of Engineering were washed away after water from the Larji hydropower project dam was released without warning, a heart-rending video of the unfortunate incident has surfaced.
Rescuers on Tuesday made little headway in tracing 19 students of a Hyderabad-based engineering college and a tour guide who were washed away due to sudden discharge of water from the reservoir of Larji Hydropower Project.