Daniel Scioli emerges favorite from Argentine primaries

Buenos Aires governor Daniel Scioli, the heir-apparent to Argentine President Cristina Kirchner and her late husband Nestor`s 12-year dynasty, emerged from primary elections Monday the clear favorite.

Argentines vote in primaries in prelude to Cristina Kirchner succession

Argentines voted Sunday in presidential primaries seen as an early indicator of who is best positioned to succeed President Cristina Kirchner later this year.

Parts of Himachal Pradesh reel under scorching heat; Una at 43.2 degrees C

Lower hills of Himachal Pradesh on Thursday reeled under scorching heat with Una in Shivalik foothills sizzling at 43.2 degrees Celsius as day temperatures rose marginally across the state.

Himachal Pradesh sees mercury two to five degrees above average


Shimla: The heat wave continued to sweep the hilly Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday with temperatures being recorded two to five degrees above average despite rain in some towns, including Shimla. In some areas, the mercury hovered around 40 degrees Celsius.

Heatwave continues in Himachal Pradesh

The hills of Himachal Pradesh continued to reel under an intense heat wave on Monday, with temperatures recording two to three degrees above the season`s average.

Heatwave across Himachal Pradesh, Una hottest at 43.6 deg C

All the major stations in Himachal Pradesh except Bhunter and Kalpa experienced hottest day of the season on Saturday as mercury soared across the state.

Gujarat govt to bear cost of treatment of labourer's three obese kids

Gujarat government has decided help treat three obese kids of a daily wage labourer from Vanjdi village of Una taluka in Gujarat's Gir Somnath district, an official said here on Wednesday.

Body of Gujarat fisherman who died in Pak jail to be flown back home

The mortal remains of a Gujarat fisherman, who died under mysterious conditions in a Pakistani jail in July, will be flown back home on September 18 to Mumbai, from where he will be taken to his native village.

Rain eludes Himachal Pradesh, temperatures soar

Monsoon rains evaded most parts of Himachal Pradesh leading to a sultry weather, as temperature rose marginally and breached 35 degrees Celsius mark at several places in the state.

Monsoon may hit Himachal Pradesh today

The southwest monsoon may hit Himachal Pradesh with chances of moderate to heavy rainfall from July 1-3.

Missing woman found dead

A semi-clad body of a 28-year-old woman with 50 per cent burn injuries was found near a village here. The woman`s body, which had injury marks of sharp weapons, was recovered from a thicket near Singhan village last evening, police said today. The woman had been missing from her house since Saturday morning, they added.

Heatwave continues in lower hills of Himachal, Una hottest in 25 years

The intense heatwave conditions prevailing in the lower hills of Himachal Pradesh continued unabated for the third day on Sunday, with Una in Shivalik foothills recording a maximum temperature of 45 degrees Celsius, the highest in 25 years.

Three arrested in Punjab for gang-rape of teenager

Punjab Police have arrested three people, including a woman, in connection with the gang-rape of a teenaged girl, police said on Thursday.

No respite from biting cold wave conditions in HP

Heavy rainfall or thundershowers would occur at few places in lower hills of Una, Bilaspur and Hamirpur, lower parts of Solan, Mandi, Sirmaur and Kangra districts.

Himachal heat wave, temp crosses 45 deg Celsius

The lower hills of Himachal Pradesh bore the brunt of heat wave as mercury stayed six to seven deg C above normal.

Kerala nurses are being exploited at home

Nurses in Kerala`s leading private hospitals are up in arms and have brought work to a standstill demanding a fair compensation for their hard work.