Tokyo, Japan (GaeaTimes.com) – After the 8.8 magnitude earthquake devastated parts of Chile on Saturday, Tsunami warnings were issued for Hawaii, Japan and parts of Australia. Nearly half million people in Japan were moved to higher ground as the coastal areas across the vast pacific region were open to the lethal tsunami waves. As the time passed, only small waves appeared and there are zero reports of damage so far.
Dust storm wrecks south of Phoenix leave 4 dead
Accused EMTs’ lawyer decries ‘rush to judgment’
Yellowstone opens for winter season
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. — The East Entrance to Yellowstone National Park is now open after crews used a howitzer in recent days to trigger avalanches on Sylvan Pass.
Dust storm leads to wrecks in Arizona
PHOENIX — A sudden dust storm has spawned 20 or more collisions Tuesday on Interstate 10 in central Arizona, with several vehicles catching fire.
MUMBAI - A five-year-old boy, who had gone missing since Tuesday afternoon, was found dead in a manhole in northeast Mumbai’s Mankhurd suburb. Police said a team had been sent to the site.
DUBAI - The Dubai Customs Tuesday foiled a bid to smuggle narcotics by arresting a passenger carrying small capsules of drugs hidden in his stomach, WAM news agency reported Tuesday.
2 killed in NC as Amtrak train hits car
EFLAND, N.C. — Two people are dead and a baby is in the hospital after an Amtrak train hit a car at a North Carolina railroad crossing
CHANDIGARH - Aradhana Gupta, a close friend of Ruchika Girhotra who was molested by former Haryana director general of police (DGP) S.P.S. Rathore 19 years ago, Tuesday demanded the case be re-opened for better justice.
NYC victim’s mom: EMTs were ‘inhuman’ not to help
KOLKATA - Three prisoners Tuesday fled from a prison van after it was hit by a truck in West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas district, police said here.
SHIMLA - The body of a Swiss national was found from a house in Himachal Pradesh’s Kullu district, police said Tuesday.
CHANDIGARH/NEW DELHI - The six-month jail term awarded to former Haryana director general of police (DGP) S.P.S. Rathore for molesting a 14-year-old girl almost two decades ago that led her to commit suicide caused outrage among activists and figured in parliament Tuesday with everyone saying the sentence was too light.
GHAZIABAD - A worker was Tuesday blown to death and four sustained critical injuries in an explosion at a Ghaziabad factory, police said.
LUCKNOW - A jailed gangster who audaciously checked into a government guest house with the connivance of policemen and was having a good time has been caught in the act. Gangster Ateeq Khan is headed back to prison while four guilty policemen have been suspended.
BHUBANESWAR - A fast track court Tuesday acquitted five people in a Kandhamal riot case, an official said.
NEW DELHI - The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested a Delhi Police inspector for demanding and accepting bribe of Rs.3,000 for closing a cheque-bouncing case, an official said Tuesday.
Mother, 3 young children die in Ark. house fire
LONDON - A British priest has drawn criticism after advising the hungry they should shoplift.
Police say suicide bomber kills 3 in NW Pakistan
PANAJI - Sanatan Sanstha, a Hindu rightwing group whose members have been linked to the Diwali eve blast in Goa, Tuesday alleged harassment of its women members by people residing near its premises.
CHANDIGARH - Chandigarh residents beware. Police say cheats based in Pakistan are calling up people here and trying to get hold of their personal financial details.
BHOPAL - Madhya Pradesh Police Tuesday arrested the driver of the IIM-Indore professor who was found killed in her residence last week, police said.
NEW DELHI - The alleged rape and murder of two women in Shopian in Kashmir, the kidnap and murder of a call centre employee in Delhi, the gang rape of a management student in Noida, the mysterious death of a Muthoot house scion in Kerala, and actor Shiney Ahuja’s arrest for allegedly raping his maid were some of the
CHANDIGARH/SHIMLA - Five people, including three women, were killed and 42 injured when a private luxury bus on its way to New Delhi from Manali rolled down a 100-ft gorge in Himachal Pradesh early Tuesday.
PANAJI - The Goa chief minister’s gold medal awarded to two senior police officers for ‘dedicated and commendable’ services has come under cloud with civic groups alleging that the tainted police officers have been decorated.
CHANDIGARH - At least five people, including three women, were killed and nearly 25 others injured when a private luxury bus rolled down a gorge in Himachal Pradesh early Tuesday.
CHANDIGARH - At least five people, including three women, were killed and nearly 25 others injured when a private luxury bus rolled down a gorge in Himachal Pradesh early Tuesday morning, 90 km from here.
FDNY suspends EMTs accused of refusing to help
Iraqi immigrant indicted in daughter’s death