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Kathmandu: Hours after a fresh earthquake struck on Sunday, flights have stated taking off from the Tribhuvan International Airport here.An Air China flight CA408 from Kathmandu to Lhasa took off at 3.50 p.m. The flight was waiting for clearance since morning.Similarly, a Silk Air flight MI411 from Kathmandu to Singapore also took off minutes after the airport re-opened. Dragon Airlines' HDA104 became ...
New Delhi: After ferrying 546 Indian citizens back to India from Kathmandu, the personnel of Indian Air Force on Sunday carried out sorties to evacuate people, mostly locals, from the areas worst affected by the earthquake the day before, officials said.In support of the Nepalese Army, the Indian Air Force (IAF) has rescued 171 people in 21 sorties, Sitanshu Kar, the spokesperson for the defence ministry ...
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Why target only India for rapes, they happen all over the world, says Danish designer-turned writer Inger Solberg, who has come out with her first book "Pushpa", a vibrant account of her life in India, which she has made her home for the past 15 years. Solberg, who loves India and everything Indian, is against the controversial BBC documentary "India's Daughter" that kicked ...
Los Angeles, April 26 (IANS) "One Tree Hill" actress Sophia Bush is left heartbroken after her former boyfriend Dan Fredinburg, a Google executive, was tragically killed in a Mount Everest avalanche caused by an earthquake in Nepal. Fredinburg's sister Megan confirmed the news on Instagram on Saturday. "I regret to inform all who loved him that during the avalanche of Everest early this morning, ...
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh met top officials on Sunday in order to ensure that all assistance is given to the people affected by the earthquake. "I had a meeting with the officials to ensure that all help and support is given to people affected," Singh said. The Union Home Minister also thanked Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav for their assistance. "I ...
New Delhi: After ferrying 546 Indian citizens back to India from Kathmandu, the personnel of Indian Air Force on Sunday carried out sorties to evacuate people, mostly locals, from the areas worst affected by the earthquake the day before, officials said.In support of the Nepalese Army, the Indian Air Force (IAF) has rescued 171 people in 21 sorties, Sitanshu Kar, the spokesperson for the defence ministry ...
Kathmandu: Hours after a fresh earthquake struck on Sunday, flights have stated taking off from the Tribhuvan International Airport here.An Air China flight CA408 from Kathmandu to Lhasa took off at 3.50 p.m. The flight was waiting for clearance since morning.Similarly, a Silk Air flight MI411 from Kathmandu to Singapore also took off minutes after the airport re-opened. Dragon Airlines' HDA104 became ...
New Delhi: After ferrying 546 Indian citizens back to India from Kathmandu, the personnel of Indian Air Force on Sunday carried out sorties to evacuate people, mostly locals, from the areas worst affected by the earthquake the day before, officials said.In support of the Nepalese Army, the Indian Air Force (IAF) has rescued 171 people in 21 sorties, Sitanshu Kar, the spokesperson for the defence ministry ...
The stir against land acquisition took a tragic and macabre turn when a farmer hanged himself during an Aam Admi Party (AAP) rally in the heart of the national capital. The mortifying episode only showed how the political exploitation of a complex problem was diverting attention from what really needed to be done.Arguably, the answer to farmers' suicides lies in boosting the agriculture sector through ...
At the height of the Mandal Commission agitation in 1990, student Rajiv Goswami attempted to immolate himself in New Delhi. It was a sensational piece of news at that time and after 25 years; Delhi saw another tragic incident when Gajendra Singh died at a rally organized by the Aam Aadmi Party.This gruesome incident has thrown a lot of questions...Was Gajendra a businessmen-politician?While initial ...
(Adds graphic links) By Sanjeev Miglani KATHMANDU, April 26 (Reuters) - The first rescue plane carrying people injured in an earthquake-triggered avalanche that ripped through tents on Mount Everest arrived in Kathmandu on Sunday shortly before a strong aftershock rocked India and Nepal and triggered more snowfalls. Nepal's worst earthquake in 81 years, at 7.9 magnitude, killed at least 1,900 ...
NEW DELHI/MUMBAI, April 26 (Reuters) - A strong earthquake aftershock struck India and Nepal on Sunday, shaking buildings in New Delhi and triggering an avalanche in the Himalayas. The United States Geological Survey said the tremor was 6.7 magnitude, less than the 7.9 quake that struck the region on Saturday killing at least 1,900 people. "Another one, we have an aftershock right now, oh shit," Indian ...
New York, Apr 26 (IBNS) In a message to mark World Malaria Day on Saturday, the United Nations Secretary-General said that better access to insecticide-treated bed nets and greater availability of accurate diagnostics and effective treatment were the main reasons why the UN health agency reported in 2014 that the rate at which people are dying from malaria had halved since the turn of the century.This ...
By Saqib Iqbal Ahmed and Sinead Carew NEW YORK (Reuters) - Healthcare companies on a seven-year tear have been top performers so far in 2015, helping to push broad stock indexes to record levels, but traders are now looking to protect themselves from a selloff as they await major earnings reports in the sector. Companies reporting first-quarter earnings next week include Bristol-Meyers Squibb Co ...
Washington: American doctors were shocked to find that an Indian computer science PhD student from Hyderabad who underwent brain surgery had an embryonic "evil twin" instead of a tumour in her head. The 26-year-old Yamini Karanam had jokingly called her "evil twin sister who's been torturing me for 26 years". According to NBC, Karanam, who was studying at Indiana University, was unaware of what ...
Washington: Analysis of meteorites that reached the Earth long after the cosmic collision which created the Moon indicate the satellite is 4.47 billion years old, according to an article published in the journal Science. The article described the work of a multi-disciplinary team of specialists from NASA, the University of Arizona and the Institute for the Science of Exploration Targets, or INET. Scientists ...
Promotion of skill development and creation of skilled manpower within the states were some of the key issues discussed on Saturday at the first meeting of NITI Aayog's sub-group of chief ministers on skill development. "The meeting discussed various aspects related to promotion of skill development and creation of skilled manpower within the states. "Strengthening the State Skill Development Missions, ...
By Nita Bhalla NEW DELHI, April 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Two thousand girls are "killed" every day due to a preference for sons in India with most aborted or murdered just after birth, the country's minister for women and child development said. Despite laws that ban parents having tests to determine the gender of unborn children, sex selective abortions remain a common practice in parts ...
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