3 dead in Pithoragarh after car falls in river; highways blocked

India, July 17 -- Three people died and one was injured in an accident on Monday night near Munsiyari after a car fell 200 metre below into Gori river, informed State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) of... Read More

More than 20 cloudburst-prone areas in Uttarkashi under close watch

India, July 17 -- Taking better precaution against any untoward incident in Uttarkashi, the district administration has identified over 20 cloudburst-prone locations in the state, informed the distric... Read More

Villagers suffer as Ghaggar washes away part of bridge

PATIALA, July 17 -- Residents of at least a dozen villages are in despair after a portion of a bridge over Ghaggar river was washed away due to strong inflow of water at Sirkapdra village in Sanaur. T... Read More

2 inmates hurt as groups clash in Gurdaspur central jail

GURDASPUR:, July 17 -- Two groups of inmates of the Gurdaspur Central Jail clashed in barrack no 2 over a sleeping spot at about 11.45 am on Monday. Two inmates were injured in the scuffle. Jail ward... Read More

Rehabs in state's worst drug-hit district grapple with staff crunch

AMRITSAR, July 17 -- The majority of de-addiction centres in Tarn Taran, Punjab's worst drug-hit district where 20,000 addicts are presently being treated, are faced with an acute shortage of staff as... Read More

GSI experts start survey at Baliyanala landslide site

India, July 17 -- Experts of Geological Survey of India (GSI) have arrived in Nainital for conducting survey in extended area of the Baliyanala landslide site to check whether the fragile mountainside... Read More

Making sense of the patterns revealed by modern-day student migration globally

India, July 17 -- Student migration has a direct impact on the economic, social and organizational development of a country. India is renowned worldwide for churning out highly intelligent prodigies... Read More

Kotgarh finds place in bucket list of orchard tourists

Shimla, July 17 -- Set against magnificent backdrop of towering Himalayas is a quaint hill station, Kotgarh, that has caught fancy of orchard tourists, thanks to the apple bounty it offers. About 75k... Read More

'Pace of projects to pick up in coming months'

India, July 17 -- Quite a lot has been achieved. We have two major flagship projects in the pipeline which will soon be implemented. One is the rejuvenation of Badkal Lake and Badkal Road, which is im... Read More

Garlic soup in Toulouse-Lautrec country

ALBI (France), July 17 -- Terrible timing: Wout van Aert, the Belgian winner of Monday's stage at the Tour de France, just missed the garlic harvest in Lautrec, and he was a few weeks too early for ne... Read More