Indian climber’s body retrieved from Everest after a year

Kathmandu, May 24 : A team of Sherpas on Wednesday retrieved the body of Indian mountaineer Gautam Ghosh who died of high altitude sickness last year while ascending Mt Everest, the world’s highest peak. At least eight trained Sherpas from Seven Summit Treks (SST) recovered the body of Ghosh, a climber from West Bengal, from […]

20 migrants die in Mediterranean Sea boat capsize

Brussels, May 24 : At least 20 migrants drowned on Wednesday after an inflatable boat carrying 500 people capsized in the Mediterranean Sea, the Italian Coast Guard said. The tragedy occurred some 50 kilometres off the coast of Libya, when the dinghy was struck by a large wave and keeled to one side, causing 200 […]

At least 34 migrants, mostly toddlers, drown off Libya – rescuers

By Steve Scherer ROME, May 24 : At least 34 migrants, most of them toddlers, drowned today, as coastguard boats and other vessels tried to save hundreds of others packed into boats off the coast of Libya, rescuers said. One of a group of boats listed suddenly, sending about 200 people tumbling into the Mediterranean, […]

IAF Sukhoi jet goes missing near Indo-China border

Guwahati, May 23 : An Indian Air Force (IAF) Sukhoi-30 fighter jet with two pilots on board went missing from near the Indo-China border in Assam on Tuesday morning. The Sukhoi took off from the IAF Tezpur air base, located only about 400 km from Indo-China border in Arunachal Pradesh, on a routine training mission. […]