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News18 Evening Digest: Uttarakhand Glacier Burst Toll Rises to 31, Bihar Cabinet Expansion and Other Top Stories

Rescue operations underway near Tapovan Tunnel, after a glacier broke off in Joshimath causing a massive flood  (PTI)

Rescue operations underway near Tapovan Tunnel, after a glacier broke off in Joshimath causing a massive flood (PTI)

Here are the top stories we are covering this evening: U'khand Floods Death Toll Rises to 31, Race Against Time to Save Those Trapped in Tunnel; Supreme Court Stays Arrest of Shashi Tharoor, 6 Journalists Over Tweets On R-Day Violence; Ghulam Nabi Azad Struggles to Hold Back Tears in RS as He Recounts 2007 Militant Attack in Farewell Speech; Bihar Cabinet Expansion: Shahnawaz Hussain and Sushant Singh Rajput's Cousin Among Those Sworn in; Navalny Ally Tells Russians to Gather in Courtyards For New Anti-Kremlin Protest on Sunday; Rajiv Kapoor, Actor and Brother of Randhir and Rishi Kapoor, Passes Away at 58; and India vs England: Our Body Language & Intensity Was Not Up to Mark, Says Virat Kohli.

U'khand Floods Death Toll Rises to 31, Race Against Time to Save Those Trapped in Tunnel: What We Know So Far

With the recovery of the three bodies, the toll in the disaster climbed to 31 while around 170 are still missing. A portion of the Nanda Devi glacier possibly burst through its banks in Chamoli district on Sunday. It appeared to have triggered an avalanche and a deluge that ripped through the Alaknanda river system in the upper reaches of the ecologically fragile Himalayas. Experts, however, are still trying to determine the exact cause of the disaster in Joshimath. Read More

Supreme Court Stays Arrest of Shashi Tharoor, 6 Journalists Over Tweets On R-Day Violence

The Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed the arrest of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor and six other journalists over their tweets on the Republic Day tractor rally violence at the Red Fort in New Delhi. The apex court adjourned the matter for hearing after two weeks and issued notices on all petitions on the matter. Read More

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