Last Updated: Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 23:56
A US aircraft carrier set sail for the Philippines on Tuesday to accelerate relief efforts after a typhoon killed an estimated 10,000 people in one coastal city alone, with fears the toll could rise sharply as rescuers reach hundreds of isolated towns and villages.
Last Updated: Saturday, August 03, 2013, 20:56
Relief operations in Uttarakhand got the much-needed pace as the weather cleared up even as Almora SDM Ajay Arora, who fell into Mandakini river three days ago, remained untraced.
Last Updated: Monday, July 08, 2013, 19:41
Three members of a family were killed in a house collapse as a fresh spell of rains stalled relief operations in flood-ravanged Uttarakhand, where the authorities said that the number of people missing has mounted to over 4700.
Last Updated: Saturday, June 29, 2013, 10:33
The US continued with its diplomatic effort to get back Edward Snowden, who is wanted in the country on the charges of espionage and leaking classified documents, with various countries including Russia, a US official has said.
Last Updated: Friday, June 28, 2013, 22:03
A 13-member mountaineering squad of the Punjab Police has been deputed to the flood-ravaged areas of Uttarakhand to assist the pilgrims who had gone ahead of Gobind Ghat and were attempting to walk back to safety.
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 23:21
US envoy James Dobbins arrived in Islamabad on Tuesday for talks with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and other senior officials on efforts to open peace talks with Afghan Taliban, Pakistan`s foreign ministry said.
Last Updated: Saturday, April 27, 2013, 22:47
A seven-year-old girl on Saturday fell into a deep borewell at a village in neighbouring Karur district, about 120 km from here, and intense efforts to rescue her continued, police said.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 05, 2013, 11:27
Apprehending slippages in tax collection, Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Tuesday asked revenue officials to beef up efforts to achieve the budgeted target in the remaining period of the current fiscal.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 28, 2012, 23:33
A Palestinian spokeswoman says a bid to seek UN recognition of a state of Palestine in Israeli-occupied lands is a last-ditch attempt to rescue the troubled Mideast peace efforts.
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 11, 2012, 14:57
Hewlett-Packard (HP) plans to cut 2,000 more jobs, expanding total job cuts to nearly 29,000 in its latest reorganization efforts, the company said in a document.
Last Updated: Friday, September 07, 2012, 17:53
Unhappy over wastage of Monsoon Session of Parliament, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday hit out at BJP, saying its obstructionist politics amounts to "total negation" of democracy and is hurting efforts to revive growth besides weakening the country.
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