Thursday , 30 October 2014

Nepal promises new rules after country’s worst trekking disaster

Nepal promises new rules after country’s worst trekking disaster

Avalanche survivor Sete Tamang, 20, waits for the bodies of his colleagues to be brought to a morgue in Katmandu, Nepal. Pic: AP. KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepalese officials s ...

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Cyclone in India kills 8 as workers clear debris

Cyclone in India kills 8 as workers clear debris

HYDERABAD, India (AP) — More than 1,000 rescue workers and soldiers have begun clearing away piles of uprooted trees and electric poles blocking roads after a powerful cyclo ...

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‘Blood moon’ puts on a show

‘Blood moon’ puts on a show

The weather wasn’t particularly good for viewing the “blood moon” lunar eclipse here, but Mother Nature put on a great show elsewhere. And there is more to come. ...

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Dengue outbreak kills six in southern China

Dengue outbreak kills six in southern China

Dengue virus. Pic: Sanofi Pasteur (Flickr CC) BEIJING (AP) — The dengue virus has killed six people and infected more than 20,000 in southern China’s worst outbreak of ...

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Boat capsizes in Thailand; 2 Indian tourists dead

Boat capsizes in Thailand; 2 Indian tourists dead

BANGKOK (AP) — Police in Thailand say two Indian tourists drowned after their boat capsized in bad weather near a popular resort area in the country’s south. Police of ...

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