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Singapore ends AirAsia jet search; vessel returns

 Singapore's search operation to locate the debris of the crashed AirAsia plane came to end today with its ship that found the jet's fuselage in the Java Sea returning back after days of rigorous scouring.

Missing AirAsia flight likely at the 'bottom of the sea': Search official

Missing AirAsia jet carrying 162 people could be at the bottom of the sea after it was presumed to have crashed off the Indonesian coast, an official said on Monday.

Indonesia searches Java Sea for missing AirAsia plane, relatives wait

Indonesia searched the Java Sea on Monday for an AirAsia plane carrying 162 people that went missing after its pilot failed to gain permission to alter course to avoid a storm cell during a flight from the Indonesian city of Surabaya to Singapore.

Missing AirAsia flight: Indian Navy offers assistance in search operation

India has put three ships and a maritime surveillance aircraft on standby for assistance in the search operation for AirAsia flight QZ8501 which went missing soon after take-off from Indonesia.

Indonesia halts search for missing AirAsia plane QZ8501 as night falls

Indonesia called off until first light a search for an AirAsia plane with 162 people on board that went missing on Sunday after pilots asked to change course to avoid bad weather during a flight from Indonesia`s Surabaya city to Singapore.

Arnia encounter ends after 33 hrs of tough battle

The encounter in Arnia sector of Jammu region close to Indo-Pak border ended on Friday morning after the remaining fourth militant was gunned down by security forces during the terror attack on an Army patrol that in all left 12 people dead including five civilians and three army personnel.

J&K: Fourth militant killed after fresh encounter in Arnia

The fourth militant, who was holed up in an abandoned Army bunker, has been killed in a fresh encounter in Arnia on Friday, an Army officer said.

Navy chief reviews search operation in Visakhapatnam, no missing personnel found

Navy Chief Admiral RK Dhowan on Sunday reviewed the search and rescue operation by the force to find four of its personnel who are still missing after a torpedo recovery vessel sunk three days ago.

Nepal calls off search for survivors of deadly snowstorm

Nepal Wednesday called off a search for any more survivors of a Himalayan snowstorm that claimed some 43 lives, after more than a week of scouring the popular trekking region.

Six wanted naxals arrested in Chhattisgarh

Six naxals, carrying reward on their heads were arrested on Friday during a joint search operation by security personnel in Narayanpur district of Chhattisgarh, police said.

100 days after MH370, Malaysia vows to keep searching

Malaysia`s government pledged today it `will not rest` until missing flight MH370 is found but relatives said on the 100th day since the plane`s disappearance that they wanted answers, not more promises.

Beas tragedy: Water level up, search temporarily hit

The search operation to locate 16 missing students from Hyderabad and a tour operator was Monday temporarily hit by sudden increase in water level in the mighty Beas river here, officials said.

Anger grows in Turkey as mine blast death toll hits 245

Anger was growing across Turkey on Wednesday as hopes faded for scores of workers trapped in a collapsed mine and the death toll hit 245, edging it closer to becoming the country`s worst-ever industrial disaster.

Turkish town`s tight-knit `mining family` braced for the worst

The wail of the siren was greeted by craning necks and expectant gazes but the ambulance zipped past and left no clue to the hundreds huddled in the dark, hoping for news of their loved ones.

Tech troubles hinder resumption of MH370 search

Technical troubles have hindered a resumption of the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 with a mini-sub lasting only two hours in the water before it had to be raised, officials said Wednesday.

Hopes fade for survivors after Turkish mine fire kills at least 245

Hopes faded of finding more survivors in a coal mine in western Turkey on Wednesday, where 245 workers were confirmed killed and around 120 still feared to be trapped in what is likely to prove the nation`s worst ever industrial disaster.

BJP`s Varanasi office raided by cops; EC decides to close matter within hours

A day ahead of the crucial and final phase of the ongoing Lok Sabha polls, the local police and election authorities on Sunday conducted a search operation at Bharatiya Janata Party office in Varanasi, but within hours closed the case.

Missing jet MH370: Search effort continues after new discovery

The month-long hunt for the missing Malaysian plane continued on Tuesday after a Chinese ship reported the detection of electronic pulse signals possibly related to the black box of the flight MH370 in southern Indian Ocean.

MH370 search continues, Australia says cost not a concern

Australia said Wednesday cost was not a concern in the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, after the mini-submarine plumbing the depths of the Indian Ocean for wreckage ended its ninth mission empty-handed.

Indian aircraft join search for missing Malaysian plane

Two Indian aircraft Sunday began a search for the missing Malaysian airliner MH370, following a commitment from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to assist Malaysia, the government said Sunday.