Climate change, and urban sprawl cause more landslides

Climate change, and urban sprawl cause more landslides

Landslides are becoming more frequent and deadly in recent years, with 2022 recording one of the highest numbers of fatalities. This phenomenon is caused by the two major factors of climate change and urban sprawl. Landslide occurrences have increased tenfold in the past five decades, and the combined impact of climate change and urbanization will … Read more

Energy Minister RK Singh’s claim on hydropower projects reduce landslides is wrong

Energy Minister RK Singh's claim on hydropower projects reduce landslides is wrong

Union Minister for Energy and New and Renewable Energy R K Singh recently said that a committee, set up by the government to check whether hydropower projects create a negative impact on the environment, found that they actually reduce the occurrence of landslides. Speaking at the Elecrama industry event, R K Singh said: “I had … Read more

Who is Lt. Col. Kapil Dev Pandey missing after landslides in Imphal?

Who is Lt. Col. Kapil Dev Pandey missing after landslides in Imphal?

Indian Army Lieutenant Colonel Kapil Dev Pandey has been missing for 60 hours after he was hit by a landslide in Imphal. The death toll due to a massive landslide at a Territorial Army camp in Manipur’s Noney¬†district has risen to 29 and 34 people are still missing. On the other hand, Lieutenant Colonel Kapil … Read more

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