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Nepal floods: Death toll reaches 64

Nepal floods: Death toll reaches 64

Floods and landslides have created havoc in Terai, with thousands of families displaced and huge loss of properties, livestock and crops.

 

Tourists rescued by elephants from flooded Nepal safari park

Tourists rescued by elephants from flooded Nepal safari park

Elephants were pressed into service to rescue hundreds of foreign tourists trapped in a Nepal jungle safari park, officials said on Monday, as the death toll from flash floods and landslides after four days of heavy rains rose to 70.

Death toll from Nepal floods, landslide rises to 40

Death toll from Nepal floods, landslide rises to 40

Torrential downpours have destroyed homes and infrastructure in more than a dozen districts since Friday morning, and forced families to climb into trees to escape the rapidly rising waters.

 

China quake toll reaches 20

China quake toll reaches 20

The death toll in an earthquake measuring 7 on the Richter scale that struck China`s Sichuan province has gone up to 20 with 431 injured, authorities said on Thursday.

Toll in Rajasthan boat tragedy mounts to 8

The toll in the boat tragedy in Rajasthan's Jhalawar district rose to eight after seven more bodies were recovered by rescue teams this morning, an official said.

Toll in Venezuela protests reach 107

Venezuelans are scheduled to cast their vote for more than 500 members of the National Constituent Assembly.

Reminder! December 15 is the last date for using old Rs 500 notes

Reminder! December 15 is the last date for using old Rs 500 notes

Last date to make use of old Rs 500 notes is December 15. So, if you still have old currency notes of Rs 500 denomination in store, ensure to use them positively by tomorrow.

Demonetisation: New vehicles to have digital tag for paying toll

In the wake of its decision to demonetise high-value currency notes, the government has asked automobile manufacturers to provide a digital identity tag in all new vehicles to enable electronic payment at all highway toll plazas.

Opposing toll system, truckers go on nationwide strike

Lakhs of trucks kept off the roads on Thursday as transporters went on a nationwide strike called by the All India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC) to oppose the toll system.