11 Mar 2014
Shanghai: A total of 72 people died from the H7N9 bird flu strain in China in the first two months of this year, government figures showed. China reported 41 deaths and 99 cases of H7N9 avian influenza in February alone, the National Health and Family Planning Commission said in monthly figures for infectious disease, bringing the total cases this year to 226.
10 Mar 2014
PORT ELIZABETH: Torrential rain forced the abandonment of the first Twenty20 match between South Africa and Australia without a ball being bowled at St George's Park on Sunday.
04 Mar 2014
Srinagar: Seventy-five people were rescued in north Kashmir's Kupwara district while efforts are on to rescue another 25 after an avalanche hit a mountain pass, police said on Tuesday.
06 Mar 2014
Shimla: Piercing cold conditions persisted in Himachal Pradesh as strong velocity cold winds accompanied with showers swept the region even as minimum temperatures rose marginally.
20 Feb 2014
Srinagar: Cold conditions continued in Kashmir Valley and Ladakh region as the minimum temperature in most places fell further owing to dry conditions and clear sky.
19 Feb 2014
New York: Oil prices jumped on Tuesday as traders expected cold weather in US will boost the demand for heating fuel.
31 Dec 2012
Severe cold wave claimed seven more lives in Uttar Pradesh taking the toll this winter to 69. Two people lost their lives in Barabanki, one each in Gonda, Deoria, Ballia, Banda, and Hamirpur districts. According to Met office, maximum temperature continued to be below normal by 6 to 11 degrees Celsius in parts of the state.
29 Dec 2012
Uttar Pradesh continued to remain in the grip of severe cold wave as 13 more people lost their lives due to chill, taking the toll this winter to 62.
14 Jan 2014
Lucknow: Two persons died due to severe cold in Uttar Pradesh as light to moderate rains lashed several eastern areas of the state on Tuesday.