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, six still untraceable

Rescuers on Thursday recovered the bodies of two more students of a Hyderabad-based engineering college who, along with their 22 other friends, were swept away in the Beas river on June 8.

Beas tragedy: Clean chit to Larji dam officials, 2 more bodies found

Eleven days after 24 engineering students were washed away in the turbulent waters of river Beas, an internal inquiry conducted by Himachal Pradesh State Electricity Board Ltd (HPSEBL) has given a clean chit to Lajrji hydro-project officials, who had allegedly released more water from the dam without a warning.

Beas river tragedy: Himachal govt to fence 3-km stretch along dams

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.

Beas tragedy: Rescuers battle strong rapids, low visibility

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.

Himachal tragedy: Case against project authorities, search on

A case of negligence has been registered against authorities of the Larji Hydropower project even as rescuers Wednesday negotiated through huge boulders and high level of silt to trace 19 missing engineering students.

Beas river tragedy: Sixth body pulled out, search operation on

Rescuers on Wednesday pulled out the sixth body from the Beas river here, two days after 24 students and a tour operator were swept away in strong currents following release of water from the Larji Dam upstream.

Himachal: Beas river tragedy video surfaces

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.

Relief announced for kin of students washed away in Beas

Himachal government has announced an immediate relief of Rs 1.50 lakh to the next of kin of the engineering college students who were washed away in the Beas River on Sunday.

Beas river tragedy: Body of fifth victim brought to Hyderabad, search on for rest 18

The body of Devashish Bose, one of the 24 students washed away in the raging waters of the Beas river in Himachal Pradesh, was flown in here Tuesday night.

Beas tragedy: HC seeks status report, Telangana govt to sue Manali dam officials, VNR college

Calling it a case of “grave negligence”, the Himachal Pradesh High Court on Tuesday asked the state government to file a report by June 16 on Sunday`s tragic incident in which at least 24 students were washed away by the flash-floods in the Beas river triggered by sudden release of water from a dam.

Missing students: Himachal sets up helpline

Himachal Pradesh Monday set up a helpline after 24 students were washed away in Beas river, an official said.

River tragedy: Parents of missing students to fly to Himachal

Anxious parents of engineering students missing in Himachal Pradesh gathered at VNR college near here Monday even as the management promised to take them in a special flight.

Beas river tragedy: Hopes fade for those missing, Himachal CM orders probe

Even though a massive search operation is currently underway to find those who were washed away by the flash-floods in Beas river in the Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh on Sunday, the chances of their survival appeared dim on Monday.