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Happy ending and a call for caution

The labourers are home, but Silkyara tunnel disaster should force a rethink of the mega projects planned in the Himalayan region

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami and Union Minister of State VK Singh with rescue officials after the successful evacuation of 41 workers from the collapsed Silkyara Tunnel.(PTI)
Published on Nov 29, 2023 10:13 PM IST
ByHT Editorial

Sikkim opens all tourist destinations except for extreme northern parts

As the impact of floods normalise, all destinations in Sikkim are open for tourists except for the extreme Northern part of the state which is not accessible

Sikkim opens all tourist destinations except for extreme northern parts after floods (Unsplash)
Published on Nov 21, 2023 03:55 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Gangtok

Frantic op on to rescue 40 stuck after tunnel collapse

Rescuers managed to establish contact with the 40 workers via walkie-talkie sets and pumped in oxygen and food through pipes laid down to supply water for construction

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Updated on Nov 14, 2023 05:48 AM IST
By, Dehradun/new Delhi

Delhi prone to quakes as it is near Himalayas, fault lines

It is important for people, local authorities to understand that there is no lead time to prepare for an earthquake because they cannot be predicted

People gather outside their offices after tremors were felt in New Delhi on Tuesday. (Ajay Aggarwal/HT)
Published on Oct 04, 2023 12:11 PM IST
ByJayashree Nandi

Tackling the dragon on land and at sea

Recent army chiefs’ meet sought to course correct the perception about Indo-Pacific as a maritime grouping. For India, Navy continues to be a force-multiplier

Today, it is China that is integrating Asia with Europe through its terrestrial network of high-speed railways, energy pipelines and fibre optic cables.(Hector Retamal / AFP)
Published on Oct 03, 2023 03:13 PM IST
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