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Sankalp Phartiyal

Indian authorities recover bodies of seven climbers from mountain, one still missing

24 Jun 2019

MUMBAI Police on Sunday retrieved the bodies of seven climbers killed in an avalanche near India's second-highest mountain late last month and are still looking for an eighth, officials said on Sunday.

Graphic: Gruelling Himalayan effort to retrieve bodies of avalanche-hit climbers

14 Jun 2019

MUMBAI Two weeks after an avalanche swept up and probably killed a group of climbers in the Himalayas, Indian authorities mounted efforts to pluck their bodies from an exposed mountain face, braving harsh weather and treacherous terrain.

Facebook to buy stake in Indian e-commerce start-up Meesho

13 Jun 2019

MUMBAI Facebook is buying a stake in Indian e-commerce start-up Meesho, the head of the U.S. tech giant's Indian business said on Thursday, looking to deepen its reach in one of the world's biggest internet markets.

Indian mission to recover climbers' bodies could take 10 days or more

05 Jun 2019

PITHORAGARH, India Indian authorities will likely take at least 10 days to recover the bodies of a group of climbers feared killed in an avalanche high in the Himalayas, government and police officials said on Wednesday.

Indian authorities begin mission to remove bodies of missing climbers from mountainside

05 Jun 2019

PITHORAGARH, India, June 5 Indian authorities began a helicopter mission on Wednesday to remove the bodies of five missing climbers believed killed in an avalanche high in the Himalayas, a government official said.

'We're OK' says British colleague of eight climbers feared dead in India

04 Jun 2019

PITHORAGARH, India Indian authorities said on Tuesday it could take days to recover the bodies of a group of mountain climbers believed killed in an avalanche high in the Himalayas, as four of their colleagues who survived the expedition prepared to leave the mountains.

India prepares to recover bodies of climbers feared killed in avalanche

04 Jun 2019

PITHORAGARH, India, June 4 Indian authorities are preparing to recover the bodies of five climbers believed killed in an avalanche, though officials said on Tuesday it could take several days to coordinate the retrieval.

Rescuers to search for eight climbers missing in Himalayas

02 Jun 2019

MUMBAI An Indian rescue team has been sent to search for eight missing climbers who had been trying to climb the summit of Nanda Devi, the second-highest peak in India, and were probably hit by a large avalanche, two state government officials said.

Indian rescuers to search for eight climbers missing in Himalayas

02 Jun 2019

MUMBAI, June 1 An Indian rescue team has been sent to search for eight missing climbers who had been trying to climb the summit of Nanda Devi, the second-highest peak in India, but were probably hit by a large avalanche, two state government officials said.

Samsung aims to double online smartphone sales in India

29 May 2019

MUMBAI Samsung Electronics aims to double its online smartphone sales in India this year to $1 billion, driven largely by a new budget range of devices, the head of its mobile business for the country said on Wednesday.

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