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Rain preserves eye lost in bear attack


Jaipur: It is a case that may as well be a medical miracle. After a bear attack that was almost fatal for a woman in Rajasthan, one of her eyes was gouged out and later recovered from a forest after

Water cleared, Kochi airport resumes operations

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Kochi: Kochi International Airport, which was closed for traffic since Monday following waterlogging on the runway, resumed operations Tuesday evening with Air India Express (AIE) operating its Kochi

Kerala rains: Downpour,landslides claim 14 lives, Kochi airport closed


Idukki/Kochi: Fourteen persons died on Monday and several reported missing in landslides triggered by heavy rain in high range Idukki and adjoining districts of Kerala, forcing closure of Cochin Inte

Overnight rain blocks Badrinath highway, Bahuguna cancels tour

Debris brought over by overnight rains blocked Badrinath National Highway for six hours on Friday as bad weather forced chief minister Vijay Bahuguna to cancel his tour of some affected areas.

Rain mars relief operations in Uttarakhand


Incessant rains in parts of Uttarakhand continued to hamper relief efforts today prompting authorities to commission the IAF’s C-130 Hercules aircraft to drop relief material to Kedarnath and other affected places.

Landslides, rain hit rescue work in Uttarakhand

Fresh spell of rains and landslips at a number of places including the higher reaches of Pauri, Chamoli and Rudraprayag districts today hit rescue operations in Uttarakhand where 10,000 survivors still remained to be taken to safety.

Uttarakhand floods: Toll may cross 5,000

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New Delhi/Dehra Dun: The Uttarakhand government on Sunday expressed fear that at least 5,000 people may have lost their lives in the worst-ever deluge to have struck the hill state. “At least 5,000 p

Monsoon fury: Death toll rises to 81, rescue efforts hit

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New Delhi: Monsoon rains wreaked fresh havoc in northern India leading to flash floods, cloudbursts and landslips as the death toll climbed to 81 and hundreds of pilgrims bound for Himalayan shrines

Rains claim 11 more lives, over 73,000 stranded


New Delhi: Rain fury on Tuesday claimed 11 more lives in the north, taking the toll to 73, even as 71,440 pilgrims bound for the Himalayan shrines remained stranded in monsoon-ravaged Uttarakhand apa

Monsoon arrives in Delhi ahead of schedule

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New Delhi: Monsoon arrived in the national capital on Sunday, 13 days ahead of schedule bringing relief from scorching heat but commuters were at the receiving end due to water-logging in various pla

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