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Mar 19, 2018
Theni forest fire: K Palaniswamy announces compensation for victims' families, says probe ordered into incidentTamil Nadu chief minister K Palaniswamy on Monday said 17 trekkers lost their lives in the Kurangani Hills forest fire in Theni district on 11 March.
Mar 14, 2018
Theni forest fire nothing short of man-made disaster; multitude of human errors likely behind tragedy that killed nine trekkersThough the unsuspecting trekkers were left to the fury of nature, it is now beyond doubt that it was a number of human errors that led to the Theni tragedy.
Jan 06, 2018
Star Trek: The Next Generation, Grace Under Fire actor Jon Paul Steuer passes away, aged 33Many tributes poured in for Steuer on Facebook and other social media with one Trekker writing, "Live long and prosper in the heavens".
Mar 16, 2017
Google Street View now lets you take a virtual walk in the crater of a live volcanoGoogle collaborated with explorers Geoff Mackley and Chris Horsley to image the island nation of Vanuatu in 360 degrees with a Street View Trekker rig.
Nov 05, 2016
Missing trekkers have cast a shadow on Himachal Pradesh's booming tourism businessA spate of missing trekkers (the latest being American national Justin Alexander Shetler) in the upper reaches of Himachal Pradesh has become a matter of acute embarrassment for the External Affairs Ministry.
Mar 14, 2016
Himachal Pradesh: Two of the remaining trekkers airlifted, condition of all rescued stableTwo of the remaining trekkers who went missing along with eight others in the state's Manali area were airlifted on Monday from the snowing peak, ending the 78 hours rescue operation.
Mar 13, 2016
Himachal Pradesh: 70 hours after they go missing, all trekkers safe, six evacuatedEight trekkers, who had gone missing in bad weather in the higher reaches of Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district, have been traced and six of them rescued by ITBP troopers, nearly 70 hours after their disappearance, officials said on Sunday.
Apr 07, 2015
After Nepal tragedy, trekkers safety in hands of television weathermanArmed with a four-year-old laptop and an unreliable Internet connection, a retired weather forecaster working from his living room is the best local source of climate data for trekkers in Nepal.
Mar 02, 2015
Next Google Maps adventure: Soaring through Amazon jungleFor its next technological trick, Google will show you what it's like to zip through trees in the Amazon jungle.
Oct 04, 2013
Google and ASI to put 360-degree views of Indian monuments onlineYou will soon be able to visit famous Indian landmarks and monuments, right from your desk. The Archeological Survey of India(ASI) in association with the