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  • Over 1,600 Killed in Floods in Pakistan

    Over 1,600 people have been killed in the floods that have hit Pakistan over the last couple of weeks, reportsd local media. This is the latest figure reported by the local media regarding the death toll of the floods that have struck the country since the end-July. Over the last couple of weeks, the floods […]

    Five NATO troops killed in volatile Afghan south

    Five NATO troops have been killed in Afghanistan’s insurgency-hit south, the coalition force said on Sunday. One soldier was killed by a homemade bomb and two others died following an insurgent attack on Saturday, said a statement from NATO’s International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) without giving further details. Two Danish soldiers were also killed on […]

    Over 80 killed, 2,000 missing in China landslides

    More than 80 people have been killed and 2,000 missing in landslides triggered by torrential rains in northwest China’s Gansu province today. The landslides hit Zhouqu county in Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in Gansu following heavy rains, which began last night, officials said. “Torrential rains began to fall at around 10:00 pm Saturday (last night), […]

    Laxman, Tendulkar shine; India levels series against Lanka

    VVS Laxman cracked a fighting unbeatn 103 as India relied on their experienced batsmen to pull off a five-wicket win in the third and final cricket Test against Sri Lanka to level the series 1-1 in Colombo on Saturday. Laxman defied cramps and anchored the innings brilliantly to notch up his 16th Test hndred, while […]

    Leh Flash Flood: Over 130 reported killed, 600 missing

    Rescuers today  pulled out more bodies trapped under the debris of the town devastated by cloudburst in which the toll has gone up to 130 even as relief teams tried to access far-flung villages in this high-altitude terrain to search for 600 others missing. Six Indian Air Force aircraft carrying relief material, rescue workers and […]

    Two US, six German doctors reported killed in Afghanistan

    THE bodies of two American and six German doctors have been discovered in northern Afghanistan, a police official said today. Provincial police chief Aqa Noor Kintoz said the foreigners and one Afghan man were believed to have been killed by armed men in a densely forested part of Badakhshan province, according to the testimony of […]

    Flash Flood: Morethan 112 people killed in Leh, 500 missing

    Over 110 people were killed and a few hundred more are feared washed away in a cloudburst followed by torrential rains and flash floods that devastated this Himalayan town in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir early Friday. Eyewitness accounts and other sources fear that the death toll could cross over 500 as several far […]

    HP CEO to Quits on Sexual Allegations

    Hewlett-Packard announced on Friday that the company’s Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President Mark Hurd had decided to resign his positions on allegations of sexual misconduct. “Hurd’s decision was made following an investigation by outside legal counsel and the General Counsel’s Office, overseen by the Board, of the facts and circumstances surrounding a claim of […]

    Govt ready for CBI probe into graft charges related to CWG

    The govt has said it was willing to ask the CBI to look into charges of irregularities by state agencies involved in Commonwealth Games projects and accused the Opposition of projecting incorrect figures on the expenditure incurred for the mega event. “Rs 11,500 crore is the actual expenditure…The figures of Rs 50,000 crore and Rs […]