Myanmar asks for international aid as flood misery spreads

 Myanmar formally appealed Tuesday for international help in tackling massive floods with rescuers struggling to reach isolated regions, as rain-battered Asian nations counted the rising cost of this year`s monsoon.

President Mukherjee condoles loss of lives in landslides in Manipur

President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday condoled the loss of lives in the landslides triggered by heavy rains in Chandel district of Manipur.

UN warns Myanmar flood toll to increase as rains lash region
UN warns Myanmar flood toll to increase as rains lash region

The toll from flash floods and landslides in Myanmar after days of torrential rain is likely to spike, the UN warned Sunday, as monsoonal downpours brought misery to thousands across the region.

At least 150 stranded tourists rescued in Srinagar

More than 150 tourists were stranded on the Leh-Manali road in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir last night due to landslides caused by heavy rainfall.

Amarnath Yatra resumes from Baltal camp

The Amarnath Yatra annual Hindu pilgrimage in Jammu and Kashmir resumed from one of the two base camps at Baltal camp on Thursday, four days after it was suspended because of landslides.

Expressway landslide: Congress wants murder charge against firm

The issue of landslide on Mumbai- Pune Expressway that killed two persons figured on Monday in the Maharashtra Council where the Opposition demanded slapping of murder charge against the road maintenance agency while the Government said technology will be used to prevent such mishaps.

Jammu-Srinagar National Highway re-opens for traffic

The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway was restored on Sunday which was closed due to landslides triggered by heavy rain.

Jammu-Srinagar National highway closure halts Amarnath Yatra

More than 2,000 passenger vehicles, including 68 carrying Kashmir-bound Amarnath pilgrims, have been left stranded on the Jammu-Srinagar National highway, following its closure due to massive landslides at several places triggered by overnight rainfall.

Heavy rains trigger landslides in Himachal Pradesh

 Several parts of Himachal Pradesh were lashed by heavy rains on Wednesday triggering landslides which caused damage to property even as a high alert has been sounded with the major rivers flowing above the danger mark.

NIDM expert blames slipshod planning for Darjeeling landslides

Ill-planned roads and neglect of indigenous erosion-control measures coupled with haphazard construction in hilly areas triggered the massive landslide in Darjeeling last week, an expert said on Monday.

Darjeeling landslides toll rises to 40; 16 persons missing

With the recovery of two more bodies, the toll in landslide-battered Darjeeling district has risen to 40 even as 16 people still missing.

Darjeeling landslides: Rijiju reviews situation

Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Thursday visited the areas affected by landslides in Darjeeling district of West Bengal and said that the government would be releasing relief funds for those affected.

Mamata hands relief cheques to landslide victims in Darjeeling

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday handed out relief cheques worth Rs 4 lakh to families of the victims of the heavy rains and the resultant landslides in the Darjeeling district of the state.

Rescue operations underway in Darjeeling; fresh landslide reported

Rescue operations were underway in three subdivisions of Darjeeling district where multiple landslides have claimed 38 lives besides washing away highways and damaging homes.

Darjeeling landslides: PM announces Rs 2 lakh for kin of those killed

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday expressed pain over the loss of lives due to landslides in Darjeeling district of West Bengal and announced a compensation of Rs 2 lakh each to the families of the deceased.

West Bengal landslides: 'Anguished' Mamata closely monitoring situation

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday expressed her grief over the loss of lives after heavy rains and landslides struck Mirik and Kalimpong in the Darjeeling district in the state.

At least 38 killed in Darjeeling landslides
At least 38 killed in Darjeeling landslides

At least 38 people have been killed in a series of landslides caused by heavy rain in the three sub-divisions of Darjeeling district since last night.

14 killed in Bangladesh due to landslides, flash floods

 At least 14 people were killed and over 35 others injured in a series of landslides and flash floods triggered by torrential rains in southeastern Bangladesh, officials said on Saturday.

J&K highway reopens for one way traffic

One way traffic was Friday restored at the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, which was closed due to landslides triggered by heavy rain.

Warning of heavy rains, landslides in Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand MeT department on Wednesday issued a warning predicting heavy rains and landslides in parts of the state especially in the high altitude districts for two days beginning tomorrow.