Survivors 'unlikely' in Nepal chopper crash: US military

The US military said on Friday it did not expect to find any survivors after locating the wreckage of a helicopter that went missing with eight people on board in earthquake-devastated Nepal.

Nepal earthquake: Survivors recount nightmare of shaking buildings, devastation

Shaken and traumatised by their homes turning into a rubble by the powerful earthquake in Nepal that also flattened buildings and iconic monuments, survivors were struggling to come to terms with the calamity and the loss of lives of their dear ones.

Pakistan releases Rs 45 mn for treatment of Peshawar attack survivors

Pakistan on Friday released Rs 45 million for the treatment of thirty injured students of an army-run school here which was the scene of a ghastly Taliban attack in December that killed 150 people, mostly students.

Post-attack Charlie Hebdo weekly circulation tops 7 million

Circulation of the "survivors`" issue of Charlie Hebdo, published after a deadly attack on the French satirical weekly`s Paris office, is set to top seven million, the distributor said Friday.

Early humans survived the last Ice Age: Study
Early humans survived the last Ice Age: Study

The genetic ancestry of the earliest Europeans survived the ferocious Ice Age that took hold after the continent was initially settled by modern people, a new study has found.

Japan volcano rescue suspended as death toll rises to 36
Japan volcano rescue suspended as death toll rises to 36

Japanese rescuers Monday resumed a grim operation to recover more bodies after 31 people were believed killed in a volcanic eruption, as survivors told of seeing hikers die when tonnes of ash and rocks thundered from the sky.

J&K floods: Heart wrenching stories of the flood survivors

Tragic stories of the J&K flood survivors.

`No survivors` in Ukraine refugee convoy attack; Govt blames pro-Russia rebels

An attack on a convoy of refugees in eastern Ukraine`s Luhansk has left no survivors, reports said Tuesday.

Pouring emotion helps breast cancer survivors

Writing down fears, emotions and benefits of a cancer diagnosis may improve health outcomes for Asian-American breast cancer survivors, a research reveals.

Afghanistan mourns victims of landslide, gathered aid effort rushes to survivors

Aid groups today rushed to help survivors of a landslide in northern Afghanistan that entombed a village, killing hundreds of people and leaving 700 families homeless in the mountains.

US mudslide: Search for survivors continues

Snohomish County Fire District 21 Chief Travis Hots said at a news briefing that searchers weren`t giving up on finding more people.

"We woke up to burning sensation", recount Bangalore-Nanded Express survivors

"We were all in sleep... All of a sudden, we all woke up to a burning sensation," said a survivor, who played a good samaritan to help three fellow passengers escape but lost his wife and uncle in the Bangalore-Nanded Express train fire tragedy.

Asiana offers USD 10,000 to crashed plane survivors

Asiana Airlines on Sunday said it was offering an initial compensation payment worth USD 10,000 to all surviving passengers on board a plane that crashed in San Francisco last month killing three people.

Bihar mid-day meal tragedy: 22 survivors discharge

Twenty-two of the 24 children who survived after consuming contaminated mid-day meal in their school in Bihar`s Saran district last month, were discharged from hospital.

Survivors face psychological problems, state apathy

For three days, Atul Negi, 29, was a possessed man -- he lost his voice, turned violent and needed at least seven people to hold him down whenever someone asked him how he survived in the floods that have wreaked havoc in parts of Uttarakand and killed hundreds, perhaps thousands.

Uttarakhand survivors forced to buy paratha for Rs 250, water for Rs 200

Shocking tales of human apathy to the sufferings of Uttarakhand flood victims have come to the fore with some stranded people forced to pay Rs 250 for a `paratha` and Rs 100 for a small pack of chips.

Uttarakhand flood: Old couple recall nightmarish experience

An old couple, who survived the massive Uttarakhand flash floods triggered by incessant rains, said it was a "second life granted to them".

Volunteers reach out to distraught U`khand flood survivors

Small groups of volunteers tried to bring some succour to the distraught by providing them with water and food and collecting funds for flood victims.

Rescuers give up hope for survivors in Bangladesh building collapse

Rescuers today gave up hope of finding more survivors from the eight-storey building that collapsed six days ago from where 388 bodies were retrieved so far while Bangladesh High Court ordered seizure of the owner`s property.

Hopes fade for survivors at Bangladesh disaster site

Rescue teams at the site of a collapsed factory block in Bangladesh where 363 people have died called in heavy-lifting equipment as hopes of finding more survivors faded.