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Hot air balloon crashes in Egypt, 1 tourist killed, 7 injured

Hot air balloon crashes in Egypt, 1 tourist killed, 7 injured

Egyptian officials say a sightseeing balloon carrying foreign tourists over the southern city of Luxor has crash landed, killing one tourist and injuring seven.

Jan 05, 2018, 15:32 PM IST

Hot air balloon crashes in Egypt's Luxor, 1 tourist killed

Egyptian officials say a sightseeing balloon carrying foreign tourists over the southern city of Luxor has crash landed, killing one tourist and injuring seven.

Jan 05, 2018, 15:23 PM IST
Parineeti Chopra’s Egypt tour gave her ‘Dil Dhadakne Do’ vibes – See Pic

Parineeti Chopra’s Egypt tour gave her ‘Dil Dhadakne Do’ vibes – See Pic

Parineeti Chopra was on cruise to Luxor on the world’s longest river - Nile. And this trip of hers gave her some ‘Dil Dhadakne Do’ vibes.

Feb 22, 2017, 08:43 AM IST
Tutankhamun's tomb 'most likely' has 'hidden chambers'!

Tutankhamun's tomb 'most likely' has 'hidden chambers'!

When asked how certain he was, Antiquities Minister Mamdouh Damati said there was a "90 percent" chance.

Mar 17, 2016, 16:12 PM IST

Clashes in Egypt's Luxor over man's death in police custody

Police lobbed teargas shells and fired live bullets in the air to disperse the protesters .

Nov 26, 2015, 12:18 PM IST

Over 70 killed in Egypt heatwave

 With 15 more deaths reported due to a massive heatwave in Egypt, the toll has risen to 76, with 187 others being hospitalised, the health ministry said on Thursday.

Aug 13, 2015, 17:59 PM IST
2 killed in terrorist attack in Egypt

2 killed in terrorist attack in Egypt

A suicide bomber blew himself up in the parking lot of Karnak temple in the southern Egyptian city of Luxor on Wednesday, security sources and witnesses said, in an escalation of attacks on tourist sites.

Jun 10, 2015, 15:47 PM IST
Egypt police say foiled suicide attack in Luxor, two militants killed

Egypt police say foiled suicide attack in Luxor, two militants killed

Egyptian police said they foiled an attempted suicide bomb attack Wednesday on one of the country`s most popular tourist destinations in Luxor, killing two militants.

Jun 10, 2015, 14:34 PM IST

Famous Egyptian dynasty tombs unearthed in Luxor

A team working near the historic city of Luxor has found two ancient tombs.

Mar 14, 2015, 18:11 PM IST

Archaeologists discover ancient Egyptian tomb in Luxor

Spanish archaeologists unearthed a tomb dating back to the 11th dynasty of ancient Egypt in the city of Luxor, Egypt`s Antiquities Minister Mohamed Ibrahim said Monday.

Jun 10, 2014, 09:58 AM IST

3,600-year-old mummy discovered in ancient Egyptian city Luxor

Spanish archeologists have discovered a 3,600-year-old mummy in the ancient city of Luxor, Egypt.

Feb 14, 2014, 14:38 PM IST

Egypt turmoil turns tourist hub Luxor into ghost town

Tourists once flocked to Luxor for its ancient treasures, but as Egypt witnesses sweeping political upheavals, the visitors have simply vanished from this famed temple city.

Dec 31, 2013, 10:26 AM IST

Malaysian government to slash public expenditure

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak has announced 11 measures to slash public sector expenditure beginning Jan 1, authorities said.

Dec 31, 2013, 10:18 AM IST

Egypt turmoil turns tourist hub Luxor into ghost town

Tourists once flocked to Luxor for its ancient treasures, but as Egypt witnesses sweeping political upheavals, the visitors have simply vanished from this famed temple city.

Dec 31, 2013, 09:50 AM IST

Mursi-appointed controversial Luxor Governor resigns

Luxor`s new Governor said he has resigned to avoid bloodshed after his appointment stirred a controversy.

Jun 23, 2013, 22:28 PM IST

Over 3,000-years old statues found in Egypt

A team of German archaeologists has found 14 statues of Sekhmet, the ancient Egyptian goddess of war and destruction, dating from no later than 1372 B.C., the Egyptian Antiquities Ministry announced.

Mar 12, 2013, 11:33 AM IST

Egypt suspends balloon flights after Luxor crash

The authorities in Egypt have suspended all hot air balloon flights near Luxor after a deadly hot air balloon crash killed at least 19 people yesterday.

Feb 27, 2013, 09:36 AM IST

Hot air balloon crash near Luxor in Egypt kills 19 tourists

At least 19 foreign tourists lost their lives on Tuesday as a hot air balloon crashed near Egyptian town of Luxor, reports said.

Feb 26, 2013, 12:32 PM IST

Over 3,500-year-old sarcophagus found in Egypt

The discovery of a 3,550-year-old child`s sarcophagus near the southern Egyptian city of Luxor could shed light on a little-known period of Ancient Egypt.

Jan 31, 2013, 19:14 PM IST

Archaeologists unearth ancient tombs in Egypt

Italian archaeologists have found 3,000-year-old tombs in the southern Egyptian city of Luxor.

Jan 12, 2013, 00:13 AM IST