Uttarkashi tunnel collapse: Pipework completed, 41 trapped workers to be rescued shortly

UTTARKASHI: During the course of the rescue operation, an official source told The New Indian that the pipework has been completed and the 41 trapped workers will be rescued shortly from Uttarkashi’s collapsed tunnel.   A major breakthrough is expected on the 17th day of the 41 workers being trapped inside the Silkyara Bend-Barkot tunnel, […]

Uttarkashi tunnel collapse: Gabbar Singh Negi, a ray of hope for trapped workers

UTTARKASHI: With 17 days having passed with little hope or comfort, the 41 trapped workers inside the Silkyara Bend-Barkot Tunnel at Uttarkashi in Uttarakhand, one of the workers, Gabbar Singh Negi has taken the onus to keep the morale of the other workers high.   Negi, the Uttarakhand resident who is trapped inside the tunnel, […]

Uttarakhand tunnel collapse: Administration provides 2 meals daily for trapped workers

As many as 10 people are dedicated to preparing food, ensuring that the trapped workers receive meals three times a day, in addition to morning tea and essentials.

Uttarkashi tunnel collapse: 41 trapped workers playing hide and seek for mental stability

UTTARKASHI: Playing hide and seek, and other games has enabled the 41 workers trapped inside the collapsed Silkyara Bend – Barkot Tunnel to keep their mental health in check as said by Uttarkashi district’s Chief Medical Officer RCF Panwar, on Friday. The CMO and his team have been in constant touch with the trapped workers.  Panwar […]

Uttarakhand tunnel rescue update: Senior official promises significant news in 24 hours

NEW DELHI: Rescue workers from five public sector agencies ONGC, SJVNL, RVNL, NHIDCL, and THDCL have said that they expect “some big news” over the next 24 hours in the Uttarkashi tunnel operations in Uttarakhand, on Wednesday. The workers have been toiling for over 11 days to rescue the 41 labourers stuck inside Uttarakhand’s partially […]

IMD issues Orange alert for heavy rainfall in 7 states

The weather pattern has been attributed to a low-pressure area over northeast Madhya Pradesh

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Nature experts believe tree cutting, dam building and irrational construction are behind such havoc

In Uttarakhand’s Atali, a railway project & a sinking feeling

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Nainital: Another Joshimath in making?

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Joshimath Crisis: PMO holds high-level meeting

Principal Secretary to Prime Minister PK Mishra took stock of the situation in Joshimath after residents hit the panic button following cracks in their residences