Monday, July 22, 2024

Uttara Kannada Landslide Update: 7 Bodies Found, 3 Still Missing as Rescue Operations Persist

Rescue operations are in full swing following a devastating landslide in Uttara Kannada district, Karnataka, which has led to the recovery of seven bodies and the ongoing search for three missing individuals.

“Kerala Woman Dies After Allegedly Receiving Wrong Injection; Medical Negligence Claims Filed”

A 28-year-old woman, Krishna Thankappan, from Malayinkeezhu, has died at the Government Medical College Hospital here following an incident of alleged medical negligence. The woman had fallen unconscious five days earlier after reportedly being given a wrong injection at Neyyattinkara General Hospital.

Tag: Himachal Pradesh

Heavy Rain Triggers Landslides, 70 Roads Shut in Himachal Pradesh

In a significant impact of the monsoon season, Himachal Pradesh witnessed widespread disruption as heavy rainfall triggered landslides, leading to the closure of over 70 roads across the state. The affected roads include the critical Shimla-Kinnaur Road (National Highway 5), which was blocked near the Nathpa sliding point in Kinnaur district, according to officials.

Heavy Rainfall Forces Closure of 115 Roads Across Himachal Pradesh

Intense rainfall has wreaked havoc across Himachal Pradesh, resulting in the closure of 115 roads to vehicular traffic. The Shimla meteorological office has issued an orange alert, warning of heavy to very heavy rains accompanied by thunderstorms and lightning at isolated places until Friday.

“Supreme Court Calls for Urgent Upper Yamuna River Board Meeting to Tackle Delhi Water Crisis”

The Supreme Court has called for an immediate meeting of the Upper Yamuna River Board (UYRB) on June 5 to tackle Delhi's severe water crisis amidst scorching summer temperatures and rising demand. The court emphasized that proactive measures should be taken by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government to prevent water wastage and detect leakages within Delhi.

“Chamba in Himachal Pradesh Hit by 5.3 Magnitude Earthquake”

A 5.3 magnitude earthquake struck the Chamba region of Himachal Pradesh, causing tremors felt across North India including Chandigarh, Punjab, and Haryana. The National Center for Seismology confirmed the earthquake's occurrence, stating that it originated at a depth of 10 km with coordinates Lat: 33.09 & Long: 76.59. The tremors, lasting only a few seconds, did not result in any loss of life or property damage.

“BJP Leader Quits Party Over Congress Nominee”

In a political twist in Himachal Pradesh, former minister and BJP leader Ram Lal Markanda has resigned from the party following its decision to nominate Congress rebel Ravi Thakur for the upcoming assembly bypoll in Lahaul and Spiti. The move comes amidst tensions within the BJP's ranks and signals a shift in political alliances ahead of the crucial by-election.

“Supreme Court Queries Disqualified Himachal MLAs on Skipping High Court”

In a significant development, the Supreme Court has queried six disqualified Congress legislators from Himachal Pradesh on why they directly approached the apex court without first seeking relief from the high court, citing a potential violation of their fundamental rights.

“Mother of Kargil War Hero Captain Vikram Batra Dies at 77”

Kamal Kant Batra, the former Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and mother of the revered Kargil War hero Captain Vikram Batra, breathed her last in Himachal Pradesh at the age of 77. Her demise marks the end of an era, leaving behind a legacy of courage and sacrifice.

“Tourists Delighted as Shimla Welcomes First Snowfall of the Season”

Shimla and its picturesque surroundings witnessed the much-anticipated arrival of the season's first snowfall, transforming the landscape into a winter wonderland and bringing joy to tourists and the hospitality sector. While the snowfall disrupted normal life and led to road closures in various districts, it was warmly welcomed by apple growers, promising benefits to orchards and winter agricultural practices.

Himachal Pradesh Under Red Alert as Incessant Rain Triggers Landslides and Disruptions

Himachal Pradesh faces severe rain-triggered disruptions as red alert is issued in six districts due to incessant rainfall and landslides. Several roads blocked, major highways affected, and multiple casualties reported, showcasing the dire impact of ongoing heavy rains.

“Himachal Pradesh Declares Rain Devastation a ‘State Disaster’ with Rs 10,000 Cr Damage, CM Sukhu Confirms”

The recent rain havoc in Himachal Pradesh, causing extensive damage and claiming 74 lives, prompts Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu to declare it a 'state disaster.' Efforts are underway, with assistance from NDRF and the Indian Army, to restore normalcy in the region.

Himachal Pradesh Minister Accuses BJP of Using Uniform Civil Code for Political Gains

In a recent statement, Himachal Pradesh PWD Minister Vikramaditya Singh criticized the timing of the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) push for a Uniform Civil Code (UCC), suggesting that it is part of a calculated political strategy. Singh, who had previously expressed his support for a UCC, accused the BJP of raising controversial issues ahead of elections to divert attention from pressing matters such as unemployment and a declining growth rate.

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