More than 250 rescue workers attempt to save an estimated 40 others whose homes fell apart while they slept
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Tuesday 16 November 2010
Rescuers dug with their hands today to pull survivors and bodies from a building that collapsed in New Delhi, killing at least 64 people and leaving scores injured.
Friday 24 September 2010
If the fate of the Commonwealth Games depends on the efforts of people such as Sanjay Kumar, then one can take comfort from the attention to which the young man was giving his work.
Monday 20 September 2010
Heavy monsoon rains and landslides swept the hilly areas of northern India over the weekend, killing at least 47 people, officials said today.
Tuesday 24 August 2010
A Briton was among 14 people killed today when a small passenger plane crashed in bad weather in Nepal.
Tuesday 24 August 2010
A Briton was among those who died in a plane crash in Nepal today, the Foreign Office (FO) said.
Monday 16 August 2010
Monday 09 August 2010
Donations made by the British public to help victims of the worst floods in Pakistan's history have reached £6 million, UK charities said today.
Thursday 05 August 2010
Floodwaters ravaged hundreds of villages in Punjab yesterday, destroying homes, soaking crops, and threatening more lives.
Friday 30 April 2010
Having dallied awhile on the fringes of Hollywood without ever establishing herself as more than a thespian novelty and car-crash sideshow, Courtney Love has finally returned to music with Nobody's Daughter, the first Hole album in 12 years, and her first musical offering since America's Sweetheart, her self-pitying solo album from 2004.
Saturday 06 February 2010
It's the winds that bring it. They come in from the east, a cool rush that lifts the dust of a long dry summer and a lock of hair from your head. You lift your head, too, and the air darkens; a shift in pressure that strokes its way down your back. You didn't realise how taut the air was until now. A rumble, a crack, the splashdown of a heavy droplet as big as a fingertip and then it's on you. Words drown in the roar of water streaming through gutters and rushing through streets. At night, flashes of lightening turn mouldering skies an electric, quasar purple. This is a weather event.
Sunday 06 December 2009
Having stormed his way through all the elimination rounds, Britain’s Ben Ainslie went down three-nil to Adam Minoprio of New Zealand in the final of the Monsoon Cup in Malaysia.
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