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A joint army and air force operation has evacuated nearly 12,000 Hindu pilgrims stranded in a mountainous area by torrential monsoon rains and landslides in northern India, but nearly 63,000 people remain cut off, a senior official said Wednesday.
With reports of huge discharges from upstream barrages, authorities in Agra have cautioned people living along the Yamuna banks to shift to safer places.
Mumbai, June 18: Big B's heart beats for a gentle, female elephant called Bijlee, who is ailing and needs urgent help to survive.
Rain lashed northern Indian states Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh for the fourth consecutive day on Tuesday, taking up the toll to 58 and leaving over 58,000 people wet and miserable after they got stranded, Indian media reported.
Flash floods in northern India, which have killed at least 70 people over the past four days, have stranded 30,000 tourists and pilgrims in the Himalayan states of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh, government officials said Tuesday.
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Encephalitis has already killed at least 118 children this year, and authorities fear the death toll could reach about 1,000, said Dr. R.N. Singh of the Encephalitis Eradication Movement, an Indian nonprofit.
Actress Manisha Koirala, who has successfully battled ovarian cancer, maintained a vibrant and cheerful demeanour as she stepped out for a public function in New York recently Actress Manisha Koirala, who has successfully battled ovarian cancer, maintained a vibrant and cheerful demeanour as she stepped out for a public function in New York ... (more)
Chennai, June 17 : The Institute of Actuaries of India has decided to expel R. Kannan, a former member of Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority, for financial misconduct, said a member.
Men lying down on the ground mimicking dead bodies at a protest on Dec. 29, 2012, as they mourned the death of a 23-year-old woman who was gang raped in Delhi on Dec. 16. Last December, a young woman we call "Nirbhaya" was so brutally assaulted and raped by six men on a bus that she died from her injuries two weeks later.
Kindle Fire HD sales will go global at the end of this month, as Amazon brings sales of their critically-acclaimed tablet and E-Reader to India on June 27th.
Chennai, June 17: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Monday charged the Ministry of External Affairs of maintaining an "apathetic silence" on the issue of Indian fishermen being attacked by the Sri Lankan navy.
By buying up billions of dollars worth of foreign gold, they are sending Indian cash overseas, disrupting the balance money entering and leaving the country, and thus driving down the value of the rupee.
An Indian man looks at the water splash from the tyres of a bus, as he walks with his bicycle through a water-logged road during a prolonged spell of pre-monsoon rain in Amritsar, India, 15 June 2013.
Heavy monsoon rains today wreaked havoc in the hill states of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh and flooded parts of Haryana where the water level in the Yamuna rose alarmingly, leaving 22 people dead and l000 stranded.
Indian children play with an inflated tube on a flooded street after heavy monsoon rains in Mumbai, India, Sunday, June 16, 2013.
An Indian fruit-seller covers his cart with a plastic sheet during a heavy downpour in New Delhi on June 17, 2013.