How a Massive All-Granite, Hand-Carved Hindu Temple Ended up on Hawaii’s Lush Kauai Island

[ad_1] KAPAA, Hawaii (AP) — It is the only all-granite, hand-carved Hindu temple in the West built without power tools or electricity, and it’s nestled on one of the smaller islands in Hawaii surrounded by lush gardens and forests. On the island of Kauai, the presence of the Iraivan Temple — a white granite edifice … Read more

Blocked From a Horizontal Route, Rescuers Will Dig Vertically to Reach 41 Trapped in India Tunnel

[ad_1] NEW DELHI (AP) — Rescuers blocked from reaching 41 trapped construction workers shifted Monday to an attempt to dig toward them vertically after the nine-day effort in mountainous northern India has been stymied by debris and technical glitches. The trapped workers are healthy and receiving food like nuts, roasted chickpeas and popcorn though a … Read more

41 Workers in India Are Stuck in a Tunnel for an 8th Day. Officials Consider Alternate Rescue Plans

[ad_1] LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Officials trying to reach 41 workers who have been trapped in a collapsed tunnel in northern India for eight days were contemplating alternative rescue plans Sunday after snags with a drilling machine caused them to halt digging. A new drilling machine arrived at the accident site in Uttarakhand state on … Read more

New Drill Bores Deeper Into Tunnel Rubble in India to Create an Escape Pipe for 40 Trapped Workers

[ad_1] LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Rescuers drilled deeper into the rubble of a collapsed road tunnel in northern India on Friday to fix wide pipes for 40 workers trapped underground for a sixth day to crawl to their freedom. Drilling with a new machine started on Thursday and has covered a stretch of 24 meters … Read more