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Silkyara tunnel

Indranil Banerjie | The Silkyara lesson: Can we unite to fight crises?

The country today stands divided, fractious, plagued by conflicting ideas and objectives.

01 Dec 2023 12:05 AM

AA Edit | Miracle in Himalayas, but don’t forget eco-lessons

The rat-hole miners are experts at a mining task that is banned now

30 Nov 2023 12:00 AM

India celebrates safe rescue of 41 trapped

17-day Silkyara tunnel saga ends, nation relieved

29 Nov 2023 12:44 AM

Silkyara: 31 metres of vertical drilling done

Rat-hole miners at site to start manual drilling horizontally through rubble

28 Nov 2023 1:11 AM

AA Edit | Get tunnel workers out safely

Such development work must be undertaken after due consideration to the most scientific methods and safety norms.

27 Nov 2023 11:28 PM


Drilling at Silkyara tunnel halts again

Workers remain trapped, 2nd setback in 2 days

25 Nov 2023 2:03 AM

Drilling Hit, Tunnel Rescue Postponedtunnel

Horizontal drilling effort faces obstruction

24 Nov 2023 2:34 AM

Tunnel Rescue in Last Stage, Workers’ Evacuation Today

Once the pipe, which is a little under a metre wide, is inserted, workers can crawl out through it

23 Nov 2023 1:21 AM

Patralekha Chatterjee | Blunders in the Himalayas: Have we learnt any lessons?

Uttarakhand and the Himalayas are in the news once again. And the inconvenient truth rears its head once more.

23 Nov 2023 12:12 AM

AA Edit | Tunnel rescue: Get aid from all

Over eight days, local authorities have put to use all the tools and technologies available with them to no effect.

20 Nov 2023 12:05 AM


Silkyara Tunnel collapse: Rescue operation on hold after machine snag

By the time the operation was halted on Friday afternoon, the heavy-duty auger machine had drilled up to 24 metres through the rubble

19 Nov 2023 1:48 AM

IAF C-17 Airlifts Vital Equipment for Uttarakhand Tunnel Rescue, Efforts Intensify

Rescue workers have drilled through up to 24 metres of rubble in the Silkyara tunnel till Friday afternoon

18 Nov 2023 1:49 AM