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Joshimath: Can they return to the native place?As per the World Migration Report 2022, in ...

Deccan Herald 31 Jan 2023
Steps taken in subsidence-hit Joshimath inadequate, declare Himalayas eco-sensitive zone, say experts ... The construction of the 520-megawatt Tapovan Vishnugad hydel power project and the 900-km Char Dham all-weather road in the fragile region of the Himalayas is responsible for this catastrophe.
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Joshimath: Can they return to the native?As per the World Migration Report 2022, in 2020, ...

Deccan Herald 30 Jan 2023
Steps taken in subsidence-hit Joshimath inadequate, declare Himalayas eco-sensitive zone, say experts ... The construction of the 520-megawatt Tapovan Vishnugad hydel power project and the 900-km Char Dham all-weather road in the fragile region of the Himalayas is responsible for this catastrophe.
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Steps taken in Joshimath inadequate, declare Himalayas eco-sensitive zone: Experts

Deccan Chronicle 29 Jan 2023
Unplanned and uncontrolled construction in the name of development in Uttarakhand has brought Joshimath on the brink of sinking, experts said here, demanding that the Himalayas be declared an eco-sensitive zone ... "Declare Himalayas as an eco-sensitive zone.
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Inadequate steps in Joshimath; declare Himalayas eco-sensitive zone: Experts

The Siasat Daily 29 Jan 2023
Unplanned and uncontrolled construction in the name of development in Uttarakhand has brought Joshimath on the brink of sinking, experts said here, demanding that the Himalayas be declared an eco-sensitive zone ... “Declare Himalayas as an eco-sensitive zone.
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Steps taken in subsidence-hit Joshimath inadequate, declare Himalayas eco-sensitive zone, say experts

Business Line 29 Jan 2023
Unplanned and uncontrolled construction in the name of development in Uttarakhand has brought Joshimath on the brink of sinking, experts said ...
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Deforestation, poorly planned infra work affecting Himalayas, says Petley

Hindustan Times 26 Jan 2023
Several parts of Himalayas are facing similar events ... The Himalayas are a geologically-young mountain chain ... Finally, the environment of the Himalayas is being degraded at a high rate – the clearing of forests, the construction of poorly engineered roads, the blocking of rivers through dam construction are all significantly impacting it.
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Himachal wants landslide zone mapping expedited

Hindustan Times 25 Jan 2023
We have asked the GSI to speed up the mapping of land-sliding zones and complete the exercise before the monsoon so that construction activity can be planned accordingly,” State Disaster Management Authority director Sudesh Mokhta said on Wednesday ... Kinnaur, known as the powerhouse of the Himalayas due to its hydel projects, has 1,595 sites.
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Sinking Himalayan town demands end to hydro project

Business Day 23 Jan 2023
But the projects are cutting through mountains and forests, forcing people from their homes and triggering calls to save sensitive ecological areas such as the Himalayas — even though adopting clean energy could help curb climate change and limit the negative effects of warming temperatures on the mountains.
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Manju Warrier gets a bike license; expected to join Ajith on his next bike trip

The Times of India 18 Jan 2023
It is not news that Ajith is a bike lover and his craze for bikes is unmatchable ... We went to Pangong lake and Lubra valley and along the Himalaya. We also did off roading for about 45 kms. We stayed in tents, buildings under construction, and small hotels in Kashmir and I really enjoyed the food in all the places ... .
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Joshimath sinking: Anatomy of a Himalayan disaster in the makingOver 600 people from 145 families ...

Deccan Herald 17 Jan 2023
"Joshimath is not suitable for a township", the government-appointed Mishra Committee report had warned in 1976 and recommended a ban on heavy construction work in the area ... “One of the primary reasons that man-made landslides happen in the Himalayas is because, while constructing roads, people cut away the toe of slopes.
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USBRL rail project connecting Kashmir to rest of India completed 90 per cent, says Ministry of Railways

Financial Express 16 Jan 2023
The USBRL (Udhampur Srinagar Baramulla Rail Link), undertaken by the Indian Railways to construct a broad-gauge railway line through the Himalayas is now 90 per cent complete, the national carrier informed via its Twitter handle ... Moreover, the construction of 21 major bridges of a total of 26 and 11 minor bridges is over.Also Read.
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The Angry Himalayas: Who is responsible for the land subsidence crisis?

DNA India 15 Jan 2023
The Himalayan range is made up of three parallel ranges often referred to as the Greater Himalayas, the Lesser Himalayas, and the Outer Himalayas. Never before in its history has the Himalayas witnessed frenetic construction activities, as is happening now ... The mountains are continuously being ravaged by demolitions and constructions. .
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Decoding other towns of Uttarakhand that are at the risk of 'sinking' after Joshimath | Report

Hindustan Times 15 Jan 2023
#joshimath #uttarakhand #sinking #cracks #himalaya #fragileecology #seismicriskzone #danger #fear #landsubsidence #bloomberg #tehri #mana #construction #dams #roads #ntpc Hindustan Times Videos ...
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Joshimath subsidence: Here are other places in Uttarakhand at risk of sinkingThe risks, flagged for ...

Deccan Herald 14 Jan 2023
Four hydropower projects with a combined projected cost of about 155 billion rupees (15,500 crore) are currently under construction in Uttarakhand ... “The ecology of the region and the Himalayas is complex,” said Sain.“There are several places where there has been rapid development and construction but are holding ... Himalayas.
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As Joshimath sinks, what about these Himalayan towns?

Hindustan Times 14 Jan 2023
Four hydropower projects with a combined projected cost of about 155 billion rupees ($1.9 billion) are currently under construction in Uttarakhand ... “The ecology of the region and the Himalayas is complex,” said Sain.“There are several places where there has been rapid development and construction but are holding.

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