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Relatives weep and jeer at S. Korea ferry disaster trial

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 10:07

Relatives of the victims of South Korea`s ferry disaster wept amid angry scenes in court Tuesday as prosecutors played video footage of the sinking vessel during the murder trial of the captain and crew. <br><br> The video, taken from coastguard boats and helicopters, showed the last moments of the 6,825-tonne Sewol ferry as it listed and then capsized on April 16 with the loss of around 300 lives.

Second quake in a week hits Pithoragarh; Darma, Johar valleys on alert

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 13:57

An earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Ritcher scale, the second in a week`s time, hit Darma valley of the district on Sunday evening prompting authorities to sound a general alert in the valley and the adjoining Johar valley, District Disaster Management authorities said on Monday.

Rob Lowe opens up about recent vacation disaster in France

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 12:16

`Parks and Recreation` star Rob Lowe has revealed that he and his family were rescued from their vacation home in Grasse, France after floods hit the area following heavy rain earlier this week.

BP seeks to recoup ''windfall'' Gulf spill payments

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 09:33

BP said the uncapped settlement could cost USD9.2 billion, higher than its original USD7.8 billion estimate, and that this amount could grow.

Water-logging wreaks havoc in Guwahati, 8 killed, 1 missing

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 19:57

Eight people were killed due to electrocution and landslides triggered by incessant rains here as National Disaster Response Force was called in to rescue marooned people in the city, whose most parts are inundated.

Water-logging wreaks havoc in Guwahati, 8 killed, 1 missing

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 19:17

Eight people were killed due to electrocution and landslides triggered by incessant rains here as National Disaster Response Force was called in to rescue marooned people in the city, whose most parts are inundated.

Daughter of South Korea ferry crewman kills herself

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 16:13

The daughter of a crew member of a South Korean ferry which sank killing hundreds of school children committed suicide on Thursday, police and prosecutors said, in a tragic twist to a disaster that prompted a nationwide outpouring of grief.

Calamity threat: Departments asked to prepare contingency plan

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 18:25

With IMD predicting deficient rainfall due to El-Nino factor during this monsoon, Odisha government on Wednesday asked all the departments to prepare a contingency plan within a week in order to meet the eventuality.

South Korean court to hear evidence in ferry disaster

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 10:37

Even as a South Korean court is due to hear evidence in the ferry disaster that killed over 300 people in April, another body was recovered by the divers on Tuesday.

Fugitive`s wife arrested over South Korean ferry disaster

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 10:46

South Korean police on Saturday made apparent headway in the manhunt for a fugitive businessman wanted over April`s ferry disaster with the capture of his wife.

NDMA vice chairman resigns

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 21:06

NDMA vice chairman M. Shashidhar Reddy Thursday resigned from his post, an official said.

NDMA Vice-Chairman, five members resign

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 13:34

After some Governors, it was the turn of Vice-Chairman of the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) M Shashidhar Reddy and five of its members to resign after the new government asked them to quit their posts.