A window of hope opens
DNMUM279305 | 6/20/2013 12:00:00 AM | Author : dna correspondent | WC :319
New Delhi: The Uttarakhand flash floods are shaping up to be the worst tragedy to strike the Himalayan state. But with the weather improving on Wednesday, rescuers picked up speed with relief operations.
The death toll crossed 150 on Wednesday, bu
Safe & sound, but scared and scarred
DNMUM279306 | 6/20/2013 12:00:00 AM | Author : Vaishali Balajiwale & Karishma Goenka | WC :244
Nashik/Mumbai: He's far from the river, but the furious Ganga continues to roar in his ears. "Its sound, its force, all spoke of aggression. It was frightening," says Dattatray Sonje.
The bus conductor with the state transport corporatio
Nitish had no option but to quit NDA
DNMUM279307 | 6/20/2013 12:00:00 AM | Author : Neerja Chowdhury | WC :936
Even though the Congress voted for Nitish Kumar during the trust motion on Wednesday, instead of abstaining, it is early days yet to predict a Congress-JD(U) alliance in the wake of the Nitish-BJP split.
What can be said with greater certainty is
World Bank says India in for big climate change
DNMUM279308 | 6/20/2013 12:00:00 AM | Author : dna correspondent | WC :276
New Delhi/London: Global warming could lead to more droughts, water scarcity, extremely hot summer, severe flooding, and poor food production in South-Asia, including India, a World Bank report said on Wednesday.
Mumbai and Kolkata will see a &quo