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  1. News - Asia - INDIA

    Race to find survivors in India landslide as death toll rises

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 06:48pm by AP

    ... authorities,” Jadhav said. “Everything on the mountain came down.” Thirty bodies had been recovered and eight people pulled out alive, said rescue official Sachin Tamboli. Suresh Dhonde, who was working ... the death toll to rise in the village at the foothills of the Sahyadri Mountains. Sandeep Rai Rathore, a top official of the National Disaster Response Force, estimated that around 100 people were ...

  2. News - Asia - INDIA

    21 dead, scores trapped, after landslide sweeps through village in western India

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 06:09pm by AFP, AP

    ... men and 10 women – had been recovered from beneath mud, rocks, trees and other debris. “Everything on the mountain came down,” said Suresh Jadhav, a district official, describing how a cascade ... in the foothills of the Sahyadri Mountains. Large crowd of people from nearby villages reached the spot and helped rescue workers in moving fallen trees and rocks with bare hands, the Press Trust of India ...

  3. News - Asia - INDIA

    Death toll rises to 51 dead, 100 missing after landslide engulfs Indian village

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 01:20pm by Associated Press in Malin, India

    ... Rescuers expected the death toll to rise in the village at the foothills of the Sahyadri Mountains. Sandeep Rai Rathore, a top official of the National Disaster Response Force, estimated that about ... southeast of Mumbai, India’s commercial capital. On Thursday, heavy rains hit a remote mountainous village in northern India and killed five people, said Amit Chandola, a spokesman for the state ...

  4. News - Asia - INDIA

    Four students killed, more missing after Indian dam unleashes ‘wall of water’

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:59pm by Reuters, AFP

    ... but were hit by a wall of water after the river Beas, in the mountainous northern state of Himachal Pradesh, spiked dangerously high yesterday. Some 50 engineering students from an engineering ...

  5. News - Asia - INDIA

    Modi taps ex-spy, former general for key Indian security posts

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 03:12am by Reuters

    ... his priority is to develop the northeast in order to narrow the gap with Chinese investment in roads and railways on its side of the frontier. India is also creating a new mountain corps ...

  6. News - Asia - INDIA

    1962 Sino-Indian war still stirs bitter controversy

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 08:56pm by AFP

    ... by the Indian military said Delhi's policy of forward deployment in the high mountains had increased the chances of conflict. The Bharatiya Janata Party, the front-runner in elections beginning ...

  7. News - Asia - INDIA

    Tamil Nadu’s chief minister eyes role on national stage at federal election

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 09:23pm by Reuters

    ... including one last week near Tiruvannamalai, a holy site where Hindu pilgrims, in an act of devotion, walk around a mountain barefoot at full moon. "She is the only one who gives voice ...

  8. News - Asia - INDIA

    India moves to ease visa restrictions to attract tourists

    Posted Oct 08th 2013, 04:09pm by AFP

    ... beaches and mountains, India attracts relatively few foreign holidaymakers- 6.58 million in 2012, which was about a quarter of Thailand or Malaysia, for example. In 2009, it tightened restrictions ...

  9. News - Asia - INDIA

    Building collapses kill 11 in western India’s Gujarat

    Posted Aug 28th 2013, 02:55pm by AP

    ... and search for survivors in the mountain of twisted metal, concrete slabs, bricks and mortar. Taparia said the cause of the collapse was not immediately clear. Police officials said there had been ...

  10. News - Asia - INDIA

    Tens of thousands line up to cast votes in Bhutan

    Posted Jul 13th 2013, 03:46pm by Associated Press in Gauhati

    ... says election authorities have set up 850 polling stations, including in hard-to-reach mountain villages. Nearly 382,000 people are eligible to elect a 47-member National Assembly, he said. ...




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