Freezing Temperatures, Rain Pose Fresh Challenge To Uttarakhand Rescue Op

The workers’ prolonged confinement within the tunnel is raising serious concerns about their health. New Delhi: A rain forecast and temperatures dropping to 4 degrees Celsius pose additional hurdles in the ongoing rescue operations to free 41 construction workers trapped under a collapsed tunnel in Uttarakhand’s Uttarkashi. The weather office has predicted snowfall in areas […]

Uttarakhand Tunnel, Uttarkashi Tunnel: Uttarakhand Tunnel Rescue Hits Fresh Snag In Its Final Stretch: 10 Points

Forty-one ambulances remain on standby at the tunnel’s entrance. New Delhi: The rescue operation to save 41 workers trapped in the collapsed tunnel in Uttarakhand’s Uttarkashi district faced another hurdle Friday evening as drilling was halted once more. Here are 10 big points on the rescue operation: In an earlier press conference, senior officials had […]

Olympian Oscar Pistorius In Fresh Parole Bid Decade After Girlfriend’s Murder

Oscar Pistorius is appearing before a parole board at a correctional centre outside Pretoria (File) Pretoria, South Africa: South Africa’s ex-Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius on Friday sought an early release from prison, a decade after killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, despite her mother telling his parole hearing that he had “not been rehabilitated”. Steenkamp’s mother […]

Prakash Padukone Or ‘Deepika Padukone’s Father’: Fresh Social Media Debate

Prakash Padukone watched the match in Ahmedabad with daughter Deepika New Delhi: Pictures of badminton legend Prakash Padukone with daughter and actor Deepika Padukone at the cricket World Cup final yesterday sparked an intense debate on social media. Several badminton fans flagged posts referring to Mr Padukone as “Deepika Padukone’s father”, pointing out that he […]

If Bigger Countries… Trudeau’s Fresh Barb At India Amid Diplomatic Row

Trudeau’s allegations have led to a diplomatic face-off between India and Canada New Delhi: In his fresh remarks on the diplomatic face-off with India, Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said that the world will become “more dangerous” for everyone “if bigger countries can violate international law without consequences”. Ties between New Delhi and Ottawa […]