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Char Dham Yatra: Things to keep in mind if you plan to go on the pilgrimage

June 09, 2022 1:08 pm

The Char Dham Yatra, which began May 3, comprises a tour to the four holy shrines of Kedarnath (3,553 metres), Badrinath (3,300 metres), Yamunotri (3,291 metres) and Gangotri (3,415 metres)

Death toll surpasses 6 million for pandemic now in 3rd year

March 07, 2022 11:57 pm

The milestone is the latest tragic reminder of the unrelenting nature of the pandemic even as people are shedding masks travel is resuming and businesses are reopening around the globe.

Hurricane Eta leaves dozens dead in Central America

November 06, 2020 5:14 pm

The storm was forecast to head toward Cuba and possibly into the Caribbean by early next week. Heavy rains continued, and the storm's sustained winds up to 35 mph (56 kph).

Releasing bodies without COVID-19 tests poses risk: IMA Thane

May 06, 2020 2:05 pm

There have been cases in Maharashtra's Thane city, where deceased persons have tested positive for the virus and the administration had to track down mourners and other high- risk contacts in such cases, he said.

Nicaragua peace talks hit snag, death toll hits 170

June 16, 2018 9:49 am

Ortega, the leader of the Sandinista rebel movement in the 1980s, quickly abandoned the planned spending cuts. But the subsequent violent crackdown on protesters fueled nationwide demonstrations against him. 

Fiji Cyclone: 10-month-old baby among those presumed dead

February 24, 2016 11:33 am

A 10-month old baby is also one among those missing and presumed dead in Fiji cyclone as death toll rises to 42.

Big Picture: High noons of Andhra and Telangana

June 07, 2015 9:40 am

Most of the victims of heat wave in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana were poor, forced to work in open, and living in remote villages, miles from medical help, when they collapsed.

Dengue death toll rises to 5 in city

October 11, 2014 1:13 am

Camps have recorded a total of 41 dengue cases in the first week of October.

Afghan flash floods: Death toll reaches 81

June 08, 2014 2:36 pm

850 houses were completely destroyed and more than 1,000 were damaged by the heavy rain and flooding.

Death toll rises to 6 in Jalpaiguri blast

December 29, 2013 5:48 am

Five persons were killed and 11 injured in the explosion at Barjrapra bridge Thursday.


New Zealand volcano: Death toll rises to 8 as island remains inaccessible

December 13, 2019 7:04 am

New Zealand medical staff were continuing to work around the clock Thursday treating severely burned survivors of a volcanic eruption as death toll rose to eight Thursday.

Typhoon leaves at least 66 dead as Japan continues rescue efforts

October 15, 2019 1:52 pm

Rescuers in Japan are continuing to help people in the aftermath of a ferocious typhoon, as the death toll from the storm climbed to as high as 33.

Typhoon Rammasun leaves at least 27 dead in Philippines

July 17, 2014 11:40 am

The death toll from the first typhoon of the Philippines' rainy season climbed to at least 27, authorities said.


Pampore encounter: Fire breaks out at EDI building

February 21, 2016 2:17 pm

Pampore (Jammu and Kashmir), Feb 21 (ANI): A fire broke out at the Entrepreneurship Development Institute (EDI) building in Jammu and Kashmir's Pampore area, from where nearly 100 people had been evacuated to safety following an encounter between security forces and terrorists. An Army Captain was among two army personnel who lost their lives on Sunday, taking the death toll to five in the two-day operation. According to police officials, the operation might be prolonged as militants seem to be heavily armed.

Jakarta blasts: Three terrorists arrested

January 15, 2016 6:18 am

Jakarta, Jan 15 (ANI): At least three terrorists have been arrested in connection with the series of explosions in Jakarta, but confusion remains about the actual number of perpetrators and victims involved. Three terrorists were also killed in the attack. The death toll in the aftermath of the explosions is yet to be known.