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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 13, 2018
Day after forest fire killed 10 in Theni, tour guide who led 36-member trekking group arrestedA 30-year-old man, believed to be a tour guide who led a 36-member trekking group on an ill-fated expedition in the district, has been arrested, police said.
Mar 12, 2018
Kerala temporarily bans trekking in forest areas after Theni fire incident in Tamil NaduThe Kerala government on Monday temporarily banned trekking in state forest areas in the backdrop of the fire at Kurangani hills in neighbouring Tamil Nadu, in which nine people were killed.
Sep 25, 2017
Nearly 50,000 people evacuated from Bali amid fears of Mount Agung's volcanic eruptionNearly 50,000 people have evacuated their homes for fear of an imminent volcanic eruption on the Indonesian resort island of Bali.
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.
May 23, 2016
Indian climber on Everest mission dies, five dead since 11 MaySubhash Paul reached the 8,849-metre (29,032-foot) Everest summit on Saturday but collapsed while descending the Hillary Step ice wall.
May 05, 2015
Nepal earthquake aftermath: Rescuers retrieve 100 bodies buried in avalancheNepal police found the bodies of about 100 trekkers and villagers buried in an avalanche set off by last month's devastating earthquake.
Oct 24, 2014
Nepal: Search called off for survivors of deadly snowstormAfter more than a week of scouring the popular trekking region, Nepal has now called off it's search for any more survivors after the deadly snowstorm which hit last Tuesday.
Oct 19, 2014
Nepal closes trekking route after 38 die in snowstormsNepal closed a section of a popular Himalayan trekking route Sunday after rescuers, overwhelmed with last week's snowstorms that killed 38 hikers
Oct 18, 2014
Nepal: Most stranded trekkers rescued, but search ops still continueMost of the trekkers stranded by deadly blizzards in northern Nepal have been rescued or moved to safer ground, but rescue efforts still continue to find the remaining trekkers, said officials.