Swiss Alps

Virender Sehwag, Shoaib Akhtar to resume their rivalry on ice

Virender Sehwag, Shoaib Akhtar to resume their rivalry on ice

Sehwag is not new to playing exhibition games outside India. He played the MCL in Dubai and was also part of Cricket.

Nov 22, 2017, 19:59 PM IST

Swiss glacier collapses, after hundreds evacuated

Geologists had recently noticed significant movement along the "tongue" of the Trift glacier, up to 130 centimetres in a single day, local authorities said.

Sep 10, 2017, 16:11 PM IST
Pre-historic cheese making discovered in Swiss Alps

Pre-historic cheese making discovered in Swiss Alps

The ceramic fragments were found at six sites in the ruins of stone buildings similar to those used by modern alpine dairy managers for cheese production during the summer months, suggesting that herders were making cheeses at higher altitudes some 3,000 years ago.

Apr 24, 2016, 23:10 PM IST
Assets, including flats in the Swiss Alps, seized in FIFA probe

Assets, including flats in the Swiss Alps, seized in FIFA probe

Apartments in the Alps are among assets seized in a probe into alleged corruption at FIFA, Switzerland's attorney general said today, warning that the inquiry had not yet reached "half-time".

Sep 15, 2015, 00:30 AM IST

Two Japanese climbers found dead in Swiss Alps: Official

The bodies of two Japanese climbers have been found on the Matterhorn in the Swiss Alps, a Tokyo official said today, three days after the pair got into difficulty on the mountain.

Aug 12, 2015, 13:19 PM IST

Remains of Japanese climbers found in Alps after half century

The remains of two Japanese climbers who disappeared in the Swiss Alps in 1970 have been found after emerging from melting ice, police said on Thursday.

Aug 06, 2015, 22:00 PM IST
Anirban Lahiri upbeat about European Masters

Anirban Lahiri upbeat about European Masters

Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri will head to the majestic Swiss Alps for the prestigious European Masters where history was made last year.

Jul 08, 2015, 17:01 PM IST

Swiss railway posts 'how-to' toilet signs for Asian tourists

 Fed up with having to clean up messes in the public toilets, a Swiss railway company has come up with a series of graphic illustrations for visitors from Asia and the Middle East to instruct them how to sit on a toilet seat.

Jul 05, 2015, 20:53 PM IST
Snow joke as daring Southampton hit the icy pistes

Snow joke as daring Southampton hit the icy pistes

Premier League clubs usually use fixture-free weeks as an opportunity to escape the English winter and visit warmer climes but Southampton have taken a novel approach by heading to the Swiss Alps.

Mar 06, 2015, 22:42 PM IST

Three Italians killed, two hurt in Swiss Alps avalanche: Police

Three Italians were killed and two were injured when they were hit by an avalanche while skiing in an area known as "Death Valley" in the Swiss Alps on Saturday, police said.

Feb 22, 2015, 06:28 AM IST

`Several people` swept away by avalanch in Swiss Alps: Police

An avalanche swept away "several people" Saturday in the Swiss Alps near the Italian border, local police said, adding that weather conditions were complicating the search.

Feb 21, 2015, 22:08 PM IST

US teen survives 48 hours lost in Swiss Alps

A 19-year-old American student who disappeared over the weekend while skiing in the Swiss Alps has been rescued, alive but suffering from hypothermia, police said.

Feb 04, 2015, 19:10 PM IST

Death toll of off-piste skiiers in Swiss Alps rises to 11

Eleven people have died in off-piste skiing accidents in the Swiss Alps despite repeated avalanche warnings over the past four days, police said on Sunday.

Feb 02, 2015, 00:00 AM IST

Three killed in 'shooting' near Swiss Alps station

The bodies of three people were discovered in a car park near a train station in the Swiss Alps town of Wilderswill on Monday, police said, with reports saying they had been shot dead.

Nov 03, 2014, 17:03 PM IST

Korean woman plunges to her death in Swiss Alps: Police

 A 61-year-old Korean woman fell to her death while hiking in the Swiss Alps this week, local police said Thursday.

Sep 11, 2014, 16:47 PM IST

11 injured as train cars derail in Swiss Alps

Three train cars derailed and 11 people were injured on Wednesday after a landslide hit a mountain train in the Swiss Alps, police said. One carriage slid down a steep slope, saved from a ravine only by large trees.

Aug 14, 2014, 00:59 AM IST

Switzerland set sights on becoming world`s data vault

It looks like the ideal location for a James Bond thriller: a massive underground bunker in a secret location in the Swiss Alps used for keeping data safe from prying eyes.

Dec 11, 2013, 13:41 PM IST

WEF: Leaders retreat from Swiss Alps to face slowdown chill

The 5-day annual World Economic Forum meeting concluded Sunday with global CEOs listing job creation, income inequality and high energy prices as the most pressing areas of concern in 2012 for the world economy, including emerging markets like India.

Jan 29, 2012, 19:13 PM IST

5 climbers killed on `deadly day` in Swiss Alps

Five mountain climbers were
killed in three separate incidents in the Swiss Alps.

Jul 15, 2011, 23:08 PM IST

`Rivers cut deep notches in Alps` glacial valleys`

The U-shaped valleys in Swiss Alps were created by slow-moving glaciers, reveals a new study.

Dec 06, 2010, 14:25 PM IST