Of Delhi’s 1,040 wetlands and waterbodies, none have been officially notified, leaving them vulnerable to exploitation. The city’s drainage plan and system have not been updated since the 1970s. This along with encroachment of the Yamuna floodplains makes things worse.

Rising Yamuna water level floods surrounding Delhi roads; paralyses traffic

Traffic movement in New Delhi on roads near the Yamuna river has been disrupted and commuters stuck for hours in traffic jams as floodwaters submerged the busy ITO intersection and Rajghat in central Delhi today.

Odisha train mishap: Three railways workers in CBI custody

India’s Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) yesterday took into custody three railway personnel in connection with the June 2 Balasore train accident, making its first arrests in the case, officials said.

Commissioner of Railways Safety claims human error cause of triple train crash in Odisha: Reports

The Commissioner of Railways Safety (CRS) has reportedly identified human error as the cause of the Balasore triple train tragedy that led to 293 deaths, and over 1,000 injured.

Enhanced mountain security, helicopter sorties for 2-month Amarnath Yatra; highway drill begins in J&K

Amarnath Yatra, arguably the ultimate pilgrimage for Indian devotees of Lord Shiva and definitely a test of physical endurance, starts from July 1, 2023. This year, the ITBP has joined the CRPF in guarding the icy shrine.

Hundreds stranded as heavy rains trigger landslides on Manali-Chandigarh highway

Heavy rains and landslides have led to a 15-km traffic jam with no estimated wait time, no available accommodation and 200-odd people, most of them tourists, stranded on the national highway connecting Mandi and Kullu in Himachal Pradesh.

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