Beas tragedy: Chargesheet filed in trial court

A chargesheet has been filed in a trial court into the drowning of 24 students of a Hyderabad engineering college in the Beas river in June, police told the Himachal Pradesh High Court Monday.

Beas tragedy: Himachal HC asks for replies from state, college

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.

Beas tragedy: Himachal govt likely to submit status report today

The Himachal government is likely to submit the status report on the tragedy in Beas river that killed 24 engineering students of Hyderabad on June 8.

Ex-gratia given to kin of students who died in Beas tragedy

Telangana Home Minister N Narasimha Reddy distributed ex-gratia payments of Rs 1.50 lakh each to families of students of an engineering college, who were washed away in the Beas river.

Beas tragedy: Court says no to college`s plea on compensation

Himachal Pradesh HC turned down a plea of Hyderabad-based engineering institute to modify or recall its order to pay an interim compensation of Rs.2.5 lakh to the families of the 24 students each.

Beas tragedy: Two more bodies recovered, 4 still untraceable

Two more bodies of students have been recovered three weeks after 25 persons, including 24 students and a co-tour leader of a Hyderabad-based engineering college had drowned in River Beas, taking the total number of bodies fished out so far to 21, a senior police official said on Tuesday.

Beas tragedy: Search to continue, HP govt tells High Court

Himachal Pradesh Government informed the state High Court that till the evening of June 22, seventeen bodies had been recovered out of the 25 persons who were washed away in Beas river.

Beas tragedy: Probe by power department on

The Himachal Pradesh government Tuesday submitted a status report on the June 8 Beas tragedy to the state high court saying the state power department was still continuing with the inquiry. Sudden release of water from a dam upstream resulted in the drowning of 24 students in the river.

Beas tragedy: Himachal CM says no to memorial

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh Tuesday said there was no proposal to build a memorial for the 24 engineering students from Hyderabad who were drowned in the Beas river.

Beas tragedy: Body identified as that of student

A body, recovered from the Beas river here, was identified as that of an engineering student from Hyderabad on Monday who was among 25 persons swept away in the river two weeks back.

Beas tragedy: Three more bodies found, 8 students still missing

Almost two weeks after 24 visiting students from an engineering college in Hyderabad and a tour operator were washed away in the Beas river, three more bodies were recovered Sunday, taking the total number of bodies retrieved to 16, officials said.

Beas tragedy: One more swollen body recovered

One more body of a Hyderabad engineering college student was recovered Friday from the Beas river, taking the total bodies retrieved to 13.

Beas tragedy: One more body of student found, 12 still missing

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.

Beas tragedy redux: 10 students stranded at Tenughat Dam in Jharkhand

In a grim reminder of the Beas tragedy, ten students were trapped in Tenughat Dam reservoir at Bokaro after water was suddenly released into it on Friday evening, reports said.

Beas tragedy: Three more bodies recovered

Three more bodies were recovered from Beas river today twelve days after 25 persons, including 24 students from a Hyderabad engineering college, were swept away in the river.

Beas tragedy: No trace of 17 missing persons as rains pose hurdles

Rescuers failed to recover the body of any of the 17 missing persons, swept away in the Beas river on June 8, on the 10th day of search on Tuesday with pre-monsoon rains posing hurdles before them.

Beas tragedy: Dissatisfied HC asks HP Govt to file fresh report

Expressing deep dissatisfaction over the status report on the Beas tragedy submitted by the state government, the Himachal Pradesh High Court today directed it to file a fresh one by June 19.

Mandi tragedy: Himachal HC summons Larji Hydropower project authorities

Acting on a petition filed with it, the Himachal Pradesh High Court on Monday issued summons to the Larji Hydropower project authorities over the Mandi tragedy.

Beas tragedy exposed illegal sand mining

After the Beas tragedy brought to the fore the rampant illegal sand mining in interiors of Himachal Pradesh, the government has directed authorities to take firm steps to curb the practise.

Beas tragedy: Himachal admits illegal sand mining at accident spot

Himachal Pradesh Sunday 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.