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Google’s ‘Person finder’, Facebook’s ‘Safety Check’ Out in Nepal but Internet is Down

Whenever earthquakes or natural disasters strike any part of the world, Google and Facebook have been upfront to offer their free “Person Finder” and “Safety Check” tools to locate stranded people but this time it was too late almost after 48 hours since the disaster struck the Himalayan nation. Moreover, these internet tools cannot be accessed unless the communications and ...

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Snow Continues in Himachal, Tourists Affected, Transport Halted

There was moderate to heavy snowfall at many places in Himachal Pradesh for the second day Sunday, hampering traffic on roads, specially in upper Shimla and Manali areas. Capital city Shimla saw the day’s minimum temperature recorded barely above the freezing point at 0.4 degree Celsius, the season’s lowest. The picturesque Kalpa, some 250 km from here, was the coldest ...

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