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Bodies being recovered after Nepal plane crash

Bodies being recovered after Nepal plane crash

World
Bodies have been recovered from wreckage after a plane crashed at an airport, officials in Nepal have confirmedThe US-Bangla Airlines aircraft crashed at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu at about 2.20pm local time.Airport spokesman Prem Nath Thakur told the Kathmandu Post the aircraft veered off the runway while it was landing and crashed onto a nearby football pitch.Government spokesman Narayan Prasad Duwadi confirmed deaths as a result of the crash."We just pulled out dead bodies and injured from the debris," he said. Another official said 20 people so far had been taken to hospital.Image:Smoke rising from the aircraft. Pic: @saazan_gozimo/InstagramThe plane is believed to have taken off from Dhaka, Bangladesh, before crashing at the airport. Witnesses said the aircraft burst...
Medico contracted by Army for mortar shell bodies

Medico contracted by Army for mortar shell bodies

Business
Dec. 28 (UPI) -- Medico Industries has been awarded a $ 191 million contract by the U.S. Army to manufacture and deliver 60mm and 81mm high fragmentation and non-high fragmentation mortar shell bodies.The deal was announced Wednesday by the Department of Defense under the terms of a firm-fixed-price contract, meaning if Medico Industries accumulates overrun costs while working on the contract, the U.S. government will not reimburse those company losses.The M224 60mm Lightweight Mortar is a smooth bore, muzzle-loading, high angle of fire weapon used by conventional and special operation forces for close indirect fire support of ground troops.Similarly, the 81mm mortar is classified as a medium-weight mortar that has the same characteristics and mission as the 60mm mortar system.Work on the ...
Young people out of love with their own bodies, says report

Young people out of love with their own bodies, says report

Health
Body dissatisfaction can start as young as six and lead to depression, anxiety and eating issues, MPs will be told.The Youth Select Committee urged the government to recognise the seriousness of body image fears, before young people suffered a long-term impact.It is launching its report into the issue, A Body Confident Future, as part of the annual Parliament Week.One expert said it was now normal for young people "to be unhappy with the way their bodies look".Dr Phillippa Diedrichs, associate professor at the Centre for Appearance Research, University of the West of England, added that body dissatisfaction was the biggest known risk factor for eating disorders such as bulimia. "It is a really important mental health issue, and I don't think it is taken seriously enough," she said.There ar...
400 bodies found after 'huge' mudslides

400 bodies found after 'huge' mudslides

World
Nearly 400 bodies have been found so far after "huge" mudslides hit the capital of Sierra Leone - and more heavy rain is feared to be on the way.Relatives have been gathering at a morgue overloaded with bodies in Freetown and national TV showed images of people bringing bodies to the morgue in rice sacks.The chief coroner, Seneh Dumbuya, said he expected the death toll would rise to more than 500.Rescuers are still trying to find people buried under tons of mud when a hillside collapsed after storms lashed the West African country on Monday.Image:Diggers have been helping sift through the mud Sky News' Rebecca Williams, in Freetown, said some people were "digging with their bare hands" to try to find signs of life."The biggest worry is the forecast is not looking good," said Williams. "The...
Celebs have fun in the sun as their flaunt their beach bodies

Celebs have fun in the sun as their flaunt their beach bodies

Entertainment
Footballer Michael Carrick and his wife Lisa were kicking up the sand in Barbados.The childhood sweethearts are making the most of his off-season break.Meanwhile, yummy mummy Kourtney Kardashian took a dip in Miami, Florida.INSTAGRAM/REXBABES: Emily Ratajowski and Kourtney Kardashian show off their fabulous bodiesMEGALOVED UP: Michael Carrick and wife Lisa in BarbadosAmber Rose's sexiest pics  Amber Rose shows off her curves and boobs in the sexiest set of snaps.Instagram Amber Rose's seductive pictures Wearing a high-leg, white swimsuit, the eldest of the Kardashian sisters flashed her toned curves.Socialite Millie Mackintosh also opted for a white swimming costume to show off her tan in Mallorca.Elsewhere, model Lottie Moss lounged by the pool in Ibiza.Instagra