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Army rescues 400 trapped at Leh pass in Kashmir


July 8th, 2012 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 8 (IANS) Over 400 tourists and locals trapped at the Changla pass in Kashmir's Leh district after a massive landslide have been rescued by the security forces, an ... Read more...

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Three killed in Maharashtra highway landslide


June 20th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Amravati, June 20 (IANS) Three labourers from Orissa and Chhattisgarh were killed in a landslide on the Amravati-Mumbai national highway near Badnera in this district Wednesday evening, highway police said.The ... Read more...

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Six security personnel killed in Manipur mudslide


July 6th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, July 6 (IANS) Six security personnel were killed and 10 injured Wednesday when mounds of earth caved in when the vehicle they were travelling in was trying to cross ... Read more...

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Tourism, business in Darjeeling hit by closure of National Highway 55


April 30th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by ANI
Darjeeling, Apr 30(ANI): Ongoing repair work at National Highway 55 (NH 55), which connects West Bengal's Darjeeling district with the rest of the country, has hampered tourism and business of roadside shops.A ... Read more...

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Landslide kills five in Kashmir


April 18th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 18 (IANS) Five villagers were buried alive when a massive landslide hit their houses in the mountainous Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said Monday.According to the ... Read more...

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Colombia landslide buries bus, kills 14


April 15th, 2011 - 4:45 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, April 15 (IANS) At least 14 people were killed when a massive landslide buried their bus in central Colombia, Xinhua reported Thursday.Six other people are missing. The bus was ... Read more...

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Massive landslide kills two, 145 missing in Columbia


December 6th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Bogota (Colombia), Dec 6 (ANI): A massive landslide has reportedly killed two persons and left around 145 others buried underground in northwestern Colombia.According to Xinhua, a two-year-old girl is among the ... Read more...

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Oaxaca In Southern Mexico Hit By Huge Landslide


September 29th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Minimum 7 people have been confirmed as dead and over 100 are missing in Oaxaca in Mexico. The landslide that has ravaged the city named Santa ... Read more...

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Oaxaca, Mexico Mudslide: At least 7 dead, more than 120 missing


September 29th, 2010 - 2:19 am ICT by BNO News
MEXICO CITY (BNO NEWS) -- A massive landslide buried between 100 and 300 homes in southwestern Mexico on early Tuesday morning, officials said, killing at least seven people and leaving hundreds missing.The ... Read more...

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Up to 1,000 people feared dead after landslide in southwest Mexico


September 28th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by BNO News
MEXICO CITY (BNO NEWS) -- A massive landslide buried between 100 and 300 homes in southwestern Mexico on early Tuesday morning, officials said, leaving up to 1,000 people feared dead.The landslide happened ... Read more...

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Over 30 students feared buried in Uttarakhand school collapse


August 18th, 2010 - 11:05 pm ICT by ANI
Somgarh (Uttarakhand), Aug.18 (ANI): Over 30 students were feared to be buried in a collapsed school building in a massive landslide that occurred at Somgarh village of District Bagesvar in Uttarakhand's Kumaun ... Read more...

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Two killed in Himachal landslides


August 14th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 14 (IANS) Two people, including a middle-aged woman, were killed in Himachal Pradesh's Solan district Saturday when their house was hit by a landslide, police said. A massive landslide occurred due ... Read more...

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Landslide disrupts toy train services in Darjeeling


August 7th, 2010 - 11:28 pm ICT by ANI
Gayabari (West Bengal), Aug 7 (ANI): Landslide in West Bengal's Darjeeling district caused the roads to cave in, which in turn severely damaged the narrow gauge track on which the famous Toy ... Read more...

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48 years after death, soldier’s remains consigned to flames


July 15th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Agochar (Himachal Pradesh), July 15 (IANS) Forty-eight years after an unsung soldier of the Indian Army was killed in the Sino-Indian war, his mortal remains - found in Arunachal Pradesh this month ... Read more...

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48 years after death, soldier’s remains sent home


July 10th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Tinsukia (Assam), July 10 (IANS) Forty-eight years after he fell to the advancing Chinese army in the dizzy Himalayan heights of Arunachal Pradesh, the remains of 'sepoy' (soldier) Karam Chand were Saturday ... Read more...

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Fear of flash floods in Gilgit-Baltistan as Attabad Lake starts overflowing


May 29th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 29 (ANI): The Attabad Lake in the Hunza valley of Gilgit Baltistan has started overflowing with the lake's water entering the spillway on Saturday morning.The water pressure is said to ... Read more...

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Landslide kills 10 in Pakistan


January 4th, 2010 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 4 (DPA) At least 10 people were killed when a massive landslide hit a remote village in Pakistan's mountainous northern areas Monday, media reports said. The incident occurred at Attabad in ... Read more...

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23 killed in China landslide


November 17th, 2009 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
Zhongyang (China), Nov 17 (Xinhua) At least 23 people were killed in a massive landslide in north China's Shanxi province, rescuers said Tuesday. Rescuers had retrieved 12 bodies Monday, and found another 11 ... Read more...

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Four children among 10 killed in Mumbai landslide (Lead)


September 4th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) At least 10 people, including four children, were killed when they they were buried in a landslide following heavy rains in this Maharashtra capital, officials said Friday. At ... Read more...

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10 killed, 25 injured in Mumbai landslide


September 4th, 2009 - 9:38 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and 25 injured after a landslide triggered by heavy rains hit Saki-Naka area of northeastern Mumbai, authorities said Friday morning. According ... Read more...

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Massive landslide kills at least five people in Siliguri


August 16th, 2009 - 11:33 pm ICT by ANI
Siliguri (West Bengal), Aug 16(ANI): At least five people were killed in West Bengal's Siliguri district in a massive landslide, which was triggered by incessant overnight rains, officials said on Sunday."Last night, ... Read more...

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300 buried alive in southern Taiwan village


August 14th, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Taipei (Taiwan), Aug.14 (ANI): About 300 people are estimated to have been killed by a massive landslide that wiped out much of a village in southern Taiwan, news agency reports quoted a ... Read more...

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Landslide destroys apartment buildings in eastern China


August 11th, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by admin
WENZHOU, China (BNO NEWS) -- A massive landslide on Tuesday toppled at least six apartment buildings in eastern China, burying an unknown number of people.The Xinhua News Agency reported that the landslide ... Read more...

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350 tourists evacuated in north Sikkim after landslide


May 10th, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mangan (Sikkim), May 10 (IANS) Around 350 tourists who were stranded Saturday night along the North Sikkim Highway after a massive landslide blocked the road have been evacuated, officials said Sunday. The tourists ... Read more...

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Landslide kills at least 22 in Guatemala


January 5th, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 5 (Xinhua) At least 22 people were killed and 10 others were missing in a massive landslide in northern Guatemala, emergency officials said.The landslide occurred in Alta Verapaz district, ... Read more...

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Tibetans affected by landslides in Shimla assured rehabilitation


September 23rd, 2008 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
Shimla, Sept 23 (ANI): Authorities in Shimla have assured the Tibetan exiles, who have lost their livelihood after their shops got buried under a massive landslide, that they would be rehabilitated. ... Read more...

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High alert in Himachal as landslides, house collapses kill 32 (Second Lead)


September 20th, 2008 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 20 (IANS) At least 32 people were killed in building collapses and landslides triggered by heavy rains in and around Shimla, prompting the Himachal Pradesh government to sound a high ... Read more...

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Landslides, house collapses kill 32 in Shimla (Lead)


September 20th, 2008 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 20 (IANS) At least 32 people were killed in building collapses and landslides triggered by heavy rains in and around Shimla, the police said Saturday.Superintendent of Police R.M. Sharma told ... Read more...

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Two Tibetans killed in Shimla landslide


September 20th, 2008 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 20 (IANS) Two Tibetans were killed in this Himachal Pradesh state capital when a massive landslide destroyed more than 20 makeshift shops, police said Saturday."At around 10.30 p.m. yesterday (Friday), ... Read more...

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No danger of flooding by quake lake: China


June 7th, 2008 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Mianyang(China), June 7 (Xinhua) Chinese authorities Saturday said there was no immediate danger of quake-formed Tangjiashan lake bursting its banks and flooding the lowlands as engineers succeeded in draining water into a ... Read more...

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Woollens out as rains lash Himachal


June 6th, 2008 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 5 (IANS) Woollens have been pulled out of wardrobes in Himachal Pradesh Thursday as the mercury fell following light to moderate overnight rains throughout in the state. The rains lashed ... Read more...

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China issues flood warning as quake lake nears draining


June 5th, 2008 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Mianyang (China), June 5 (Xinhua) China Thursday issued a flood warning as water pressure in the Tangjiashan "quake lake" was building rapidly, aggravating the danger that it could burst its banks. Emergency ... Read more...

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Landslide buries over 30 labourers in Jammu and Kashmir


May 1st, 2008 - 2:56 pm ICT by admin
Jammu, May 1 (IANS) Over 30 labourers working with the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) in Kishtwar region of Jammu and Kashmir were buried under a massive landslide Thursday morning, the police said. ... Read more...

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