Left Menu
Development News Edition

4 of family killed in landslide in Karnataka

PTI | Madikeri | Updated: 09-08-2019 16:35 IST | Created: 09-08-2019 16:35 IST
4 of family killed in landslide in Karnataka

Four members of a family lost their lives and efforts were on to trace a fifth person after their house was hit by landslide at Korangaala village in Kodagu district of Karnataka on Friday, police said. "Four bodies -- three men and one women -- have been recovered from the spot, while efforts are on to trace a fifth member of the family", a police official said.

Life in Kodagu has come to a standstill following pounding rains in the past few days. The famous Bhagamandala temple in the district is surrounded by water.

Madikeri-Kushalnagar connectivity is blocked as the Cauvery river waters flooded the highway. The Bethri bridge connecting Madikeri-Virajpet is flooded, official sources said..



South Africa's COVID-19 response: Surprising outcomes or just poor data management?

South Africa has been committed to improving its health information system and shows that a robust digital has considerable scope to improve healthcare for the entire population. But the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted that significant ga...

Post-COVID-19 Nigeria needs a robust Health Management Information System to handle high disease burden

Nigeria is among a few countries that conceptualised a health management information system HMIS in the early 90s but implementation has been a challenge till date. Besides COVID-19, the country has a huge burden of communicable and non-com...

Morocco COVID-19 response: A fragile health system and the deteriorating situation

Learning from its European neighbors, Morocco imposed drastic measures from the initial stages of the COVID-19 outbreak to try to contain its spread. The strategy worked for a few months but the cases have surged after mid-June. In this sit...

COVID-19: Argentina’s health system inefficiencies exaggerate flaws of health information system

You can recover from a drop in the GDP, but you cant recover from death, was the straightforward mindset of Argentinas President Alberto Fernndez and defined the countrys response to COVID-19. The South American nation imposed a strict...


Latest News



Police departments across US report 911 outage, some restored

A number of US police departments around the United States on Monday local time reported that their 911 lines are not operational. However, later some police departments also reported having restored the service. The 911 lines are not opera...

3 children, 2 women killed in rocket attack near Iraq's Baghdad airport

Baghdad Iraq, September 29 ANIXinhua Three children and two women were killed on Monday when two rockets landed on their house near Baghdad International Airport, the Iraqi military said. Two other children were wounded in the Katyusha rock...

Volleyball-Brazil's Solberg could be fined, suspended for opposing right-wing president

A Brazilian volleyball player could be fined or suspended after the countrys sporting tribunal charged her on Monday for speaking out against far-right President Jair Bolsonaro. Carol Solberg shouted Down with Bolsonaro at the end of a beac...

Give Feedback