24 Apr 2014
Seoul: The death toll in the South Korean ferry sinking disaster rose to 159 Thursday morning as search operations were underway amid favourable climatic conditions.
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.
23 Apr 2014
New Delhi: The country's second largest mobile devices company Micromax has now started manufacturing handsets at its Rudraprayag facility in Uttarakhand.
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.
13 Feb 2014
New Delhi: As Uttarakhand and the northeastern states are geographically similar, the latter need to take lessons from the 2013 disaster that struck the north Indian state and pursues a green development vision, experts said on Wednesday.
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.
18 Apr 2014
Dehradun: With less than a fortnight to go for the Char Dham yatra officials monitoring road repair and reconstruction work on the pilgrimage route have been asked to ensure everything is in place by April 30.
05 Mar 2014
Dehradun: A corpus fund of Rs 10 crore each will be given to the District Magistrates of Rudraprayag, Chamoli and Uttarkashi districts, which bore the brunt of last year's calamity, to ensure that road reconstruction work by the Border Road Organization (BRO) goes on uninterrupted on Char Dham pilgrimage route.