6.3 earthquake in northern Peru

A shallow 6.3 magnitude earthquake has rattled northern Peru near the coastal city of Piura with no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

Peru ex-president Fujimori in hospital after stroke

Peru`s jailed former president Alberto Fujimori was taken to the hospital today, apparently after suffering two small strokes, his doctor said.

Now Romania, Tanzania and Peru beckon Indian travellers

The wanderlust of Indian travellers has attracted even countries as far apart as Romania, Tanzania and Peru to promote their country as an attractive travel destination.

From Nepal to Peru, no-hopers inspire in Sochi

Struggling alone on the tracks long after the leaders finished but never giving up, heroic Olympians from Nepal to Peru again showed that it`s the taking part that counts.

World court awards Peru swathe of Chile`s fish-rich sea

Lima cried victory Monday after the UN`s top court handed it a wedge of sea under Chilean sovereignty, but Peruvian fishermen nevertheless said they gained nothing from the historic ruling.

Torrential rains affect 15,000 families in Peru

Recent torrential rains in Peru`s southern Andes have affected some 15,000 families in Andahuaylas province of Apurimac region, authorities said Thursday.

Indians adding to world obesity problem: Report

A recent report has debunked the idea that obesity is a problem generally associated with relatively richer Western countries. Middle-income countries like India also add to this severe problem and are now at the heart of a "fat explosion".

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah finds nothing wrong in MLAs` foreign junket

A planned foreign tour of MLAs from Karnataka amidst drought in parts of the state has come under sharp criticism.

Healers in Peru practiced drilling skull surgery more than 1,000 years back

Scientists have claimed to have found proof that Peruvian healers practiced trepanation - a surgical process that involves removing a section of the cranial vault using a hand drill or a scraping tool - more than 1,000 years ago to treat a variety of ailments, from head injuries to heartsickness.

15 killed, 58 injured in Peruvian bus accident

Authorities in Peru say an overcrowded passenger bus has fallen into a ravine in the Andes Mountains, killing at least 15 people and injuring 58, some seriously.

Fujimori in hospital for cancer recurrence

Peru`s jailed former president Alberto Fujimori has been admitted to hospital for tests after a recurrence of cancer, according to his attorney.

Hamid Ansari returns home after three-nation tour

Vice President Hamid Ansari returned home on Saturday after an eight-day official visit to Peru, Cuba and the United Kingdom.

India signs 4 agreements with Peru

Peru also came out in support of India`s claim for permanent membership in an expanded UN Security Council.

Peru`s UFO investigations office set to be reopened

Peru`s Air Force is reopening an office that is responsible for probing UFOs because of higher sightings of anomalous aerial phenomena in the skies of the country.

Vice President Hamid Ansari arrives in Peru

Seeking to take India`s ties with resource-rich Latin American countries to a higher plane, Vice President Hamid Ansari arrived in Peru on Sunday.

Archeologists discover pre-Incan tomb in Peru

Peruvian archeologists Thursday announced to have discovered an undisturbed pre-Incan tomb containing two wrapped corpses and dating to the year 1000 AD, media reported.

Hamid Ansari on three-nation visit from Friday

Vice President Hamid Ansari will pay an official visit to Peru, Cuba and the UK from Friday.

Truck falls off cliff in Peru, at least 51 killed

At least 51 people were killed when a truck fell off a cliff in southeastern Peru, local officials said, updating a previous toll count.

Peru bus plunge kills 50, including 13 children

A bus has plunged off a cliff into a river southeast of the Peruvian capital of Lima, killing 50 people, including 13 children.

At least 49 people killed in Peru truck crash: Mayor

At least 49 people were killed when a truck careened off a cliff in the southeastern Peru province of La Convencion, the local mayor said on Saturday.