23 Apr 2014
Kathmandu: The Nepal government on Wednesday decided to send a delegation of officials to the base camp of Mount Everest to cool anger among Sherpas over its response to last week's deadly ice avalanche in which at least 13 guides were killed.
23 Apr 2014
Jindo (South Korea): For a moment there is silence in the tent where bodies from the ferry disaster are brought for identification. Then the anguished cries begin.
22 Apr 2014
Jindo (South Korea): The confirmed death toll in South Korea's ferry disaster crossed 100 on Tuesday, but almost twice that number remained unaccounted for nearly a week into the rescue and recovery effort.
17 Apr 2014
Mokpo (South Korea): Strong currents, rain and bad visibility hampered an increasingly anxious search on Thursday for 287 passengers, many thought to be high school students, still missing more than a day after their ferry flipped onto its side and sank in cold waters off the southern coast of South Korea.
16 Apr 2014
Seoul: A multi-storey ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students, sank off South Korea's southwest coast on Wednesday, leaving at least three people dead and 293 others missing, a official said.
11 Apr 2014
Balasore (Odisha): Bharatiya Janata Party’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Friday accused the Congress of remembering the country’s poor only during the time of elections.
11 Apr 2014
Mumbai: Uttarakhand, recovering from an unprecedented natural disaster last year, is all geared up to revive its tourism sector and pinning hopes on a good response to the annual Chardham Yatra beginning from May.
05 Nov 2013
Dehradun: Chants of Vedic hymns reverberated in the air amid light snowfall as the sacred portals of the Himalayan shrine of Kedarnath, which bore the brunt of the June calamity in Uttarakhand, were closed on Tuesday for winter.
01 Apr 2014
Dehradun: The sacred portals of Gangotri shrine in the Himalayas will be thrown open to devotees on the occasion of Akshaya Tritiya on May 2 to mark the beginning of the annual Char Dham pilgrimage this year.
27 Feb 2014
Gopeshwar (Uttarakhand): The sacred portals of the Himalayan shrine of Kedarnath will be thrown open for devotees on May 4 after a six month closure during winter when the area remains snowbound.