Alps

After Manikarnika's success, Kangana Ranaut enjoys skiing in the breathtaking Alps—Watch

Isn't this truly an innovative way to soak in the success of a film.

Jan 31, 2019, 10:10 AM IST

Shah Rukh Khan and son AbRam's latest 'snowmen' pic and video is breaking the internet

AbRam and SRK look super cutesy in this picture.

Mar 22, 2018, 09:48 AM IST

Raabta co-stars Sushant Singh Rajput and Kriti Sanon on a holiday in Alps—See pics

Raabta co-stars Sushant Singh Rajput and Kriti Sanon are out on a vacation in the Alps with their friends and the duo took to their respective Instagram handles to share pics from the place.

Dec 28, 2017, 19:54 PM IST

Seven climbers killed in the Alps

The climbers in Austria fell around 300 metres onto a glacier near the town of Krimml, according to Egbert Ritter, a trauma surgeon in a Salzburg hospital.

Aug 28, 2017, 10:52 AM IST

Search for 8 missing in Alps called off: Swiss police

About 120 emergency workers equipped with infrared cameras and mobile phone detectors, helicopters and rescue dogs had been scouring a five-square-kilometre area of the disaster.

 

Aug 26, 2017, 23:27 PM IST

Tour de France: Chris Froome relieved to pass final Alpine test as victory looms

With a relatively straightforward ride towards the Mediterranean on Friday and a time-trial in Marseille on Saturday, only something quite extraordinary can now prevent another celebratory ride into Paris for Froome on Sunday.

Jul 21, 2017, 00:41 AM IST

Swiss couple found on glacier 75 years after disappearance

A DNA search has been planned to definitively establish their identities, but Le Matin quoted Marceline Dumoulin as saying she believed the remains were of her parents.

Jul 18, 2017, 19:05 PM IST

World's longest rail tunnel sees light at end of decades' wait

When Swiss engineer Carl Eduard Gruner came up with the idea to build the world's longest rail tunnel under the Alps in 1947, he predicted the visionary project could be finished by the start of the 21st century.

May 29, 2016, 11:51 AM IST

Will crash plane and kill 200 passengers if you leave me, pilot tells wife

An Italian pilot flying a Japan-bound flight allegedly threatened to crash the plane with 200 passengers on board if his wife left him, a report said on Monday.

Mar 08, 2016, 09:27 AM IST

Stunning nighttime view of Mediterranean from space station – See pic

Major Peake shared the stunning nighttime photograph with his social media followers on January 25, 2016.

Jan 27, 2016, 19:45 PM IST

Otzi the Iceman's maternal lineage extinct: Study

The results showed that the paternal lineage of Otzi was very common in different regions in Europe during the Neolithic age, while his maternal lineage probably existed only in the Alps.

Jan 15, 2016, 17:21 PM IST

Italy's glaciers retreated by 40 percent: WWF

 Alpine glaciers in Italy have lost an estimated 40 percent of their area over the last three decades, a recent report released by World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has said.

Sep 26, 2015, 16:01 PM IST

Five dead, two missing in French Alps avalanche: Official

Five people died and two others were missing Tuesday after an avalanche in the French Alps, a local official told AFP.

Sep 15, 2015, 17:39 PM IST

Mont Blanc first ascent: Google marks 229th anniversary with a doodle

On August 8, 1786, two Frenchmen – Dr Michael Gabriel Paccard and Jacques Balmat – created history by becoming first people to ascend the summit of Mont Blanc.

Aug 08, 2015, 09:21 AM IST

Chris Froome rivals vow to attack in Alps

Chris Froome`s Tour de France rivals Nairo Quintana and Alberto Contador have resolved to attack the Briton in the Alps.

Jul 22, 2015, 09:07 AM IST

US secretary of state John Kerry breaks leg in Alps accident

US Secretary of State John Kerry is in a stable condition in a Geneva hospital after being injured in an accident while cycling in the Alps near Scionzier, France on Sunday, his spokesman said.

May 31, 2015, 17:47 PM IST

Pilots' mental health checks: DGCA begins discussions on norms

Aviation regulator DGCA has initiated comprehensive discussions with Directorate of Medical Services for formulating new norms for assessing the mental health of pilots which may include regular checkups.

Apr 05, 2015, 10:18 AM IST

Co-pilot `accelerated` plane before Germanwings flight crash in Alps

Information from the second black box found in the wreckage of the Germanwings flight that crashed in the French Alps confirms the co-pilot acted deliberately and even accelerated as the doomed plane descended, investigators said Friday.

Apr 03, 2015, 21:31 PM IST

Alps crash pilot told ex `everyone will know my name`

The co-pilot who investigators believe crashed a passenger jet into the French Alps, killing all 150 aboard, worried "health problems" would dash his dreams and vowed one day to do something to "ch

Mar 29, 2015, 02:10 AM IST

Germanwings co-pilot described in home town as "normal guy"

Andreas Lubitz, the Germanwings co-pilot who prosecutors say may have deliberately crashed a plane into the Alps on Tuesday killing 150 people, was described by acquaintances in his hometown of Montabaur as a "normal guy" and "nice young man".

Mar 26, 2015, 20:54 PM IST