Uttarakhand disaster: Lessons not learnt, pain lingers (A year after)

Uttarakhand disaster: Lessons not learnt, pain lingers (A year after)

...the possibility of constructing a ropeway to the Kedarnath shrine in the coming future but not much headway has been made. The Indian Army had worked on a new route to the Kedarnath Shrine during the calamity

2013 Uttarakhand disaster: Rajnath reviews restoration

2013 Uttarakhand disaster: Rajnath reviews restoration

New Delhi, June 17 ((Cnews)) Home Minister Rajnath Singh Tuesday reviewed the progress of restoration work following the 2013 natural disaster in Uttarakhand, a home ministry statement said. He reviewed the status in respect of

Poor business: Uttarakhand tourism still reeling from flood tragedy (A year after)

Poor business: Uttarakhand tourism still reeling from flood tragedy (A year after)

Rudraprayag (Uttarakhand), June 17 ((Cnews)) A year has passed since the great floods hit the picturesque Himalayan state of Uttarakhand, but the tourism industry on which the state is so dependent has clearly failed to bounce back,

Dabholkar murder: Ex-top cop slaps defamation notice on news magazine

Dabholkar murder: Ex-top cop slaps defamation notice on news magazine

Pune, July 21 ((Crime News):) Former Pune police commissioner Gulabrao Pol Monday sent defamation notice seeking Rs.100 crore (Rs.one billion) in damages from the editor and reporter of a English news magazine for alleging that he sought

17 Uttarakhand policemen convicted of murder

17 Uttarakhand policemen convicted of murder

New Delhi, June 6 ((Cnews)) A court Friday convicted 17 out of the 18 Uttarakhand policemen accused of killing a 22-year-old MBA student in a staged shoot-out in Dehradun in 2009 for murder or conspiracy to murder.

MH17 crash: Dutch investigators examine bodies amid fighting in Ukraine (Roundup)

MH17 crash: Dutch investigators examine bodies amid fighting in Ukraine (Roundup)

...t troops on Monday even as an international team to investigate the crash of a Malaysian passenger plane arrived in the country’s east. Intensive gunfire and blasts were heard near the airport and railway station in

Beas tragedy: One more student’s body recovered

Beas tragedy: One more student’s body recovered

...Beas river near here 22 days after 24 students and a tour operator were washed away in a tragedy, police said. The latest body was identified as that of M. Vishnu Vardhan Reddy. Four students

Former journalist’s widow found dead, servant held

Former journalist’s widow found dead, servant held

...und her body from the second floor. When we entered the floor, it was full of smoke and my mother-in-law’s body was burning in the bedroom.” “We made a call to the fire service, and firefighters

NoW’s Andy Coulson jailed for phone hacking

NoW’s Andy Coulson jailed for phone hacking

London, July 4 ((Crime News):) Andy Coulson, ex-editor of the now defunct News of the World (NoW) newspaper, was sentenced to 18 months in jail Friday for conspiracy to hack phones, BBC reported. The 46-year-old,

TV official booked for sexually harassing colleague

TV official booked for sexually harassing colleague

...news channel Eyewitness here in Sector 44, has been booked under Sections 354A (sexual harassment) and 509 (act intended to insult the modesty of a woman) of the Indian Penal Code. A case was registered at