19 Sep 2014
Manila: Heavy rain in the Philippine capital, Manila, caused flooding in many areas on Friday, shutting schools, government offices and financial markets as a tropical storm made landfall to the north.
20 Sep 2014
MANILA: Storm Fung-Wong churned towards Taiwan on Saturday after killing at least five people in the Philippines, and forcing some 200,000 people into temporary shelter, including in the capital Manila, to escape massive flooding.
19 Sep 2014
Raipur: Rains took some sheen off Kane Williamson's record batting display of scoring the fastest ever century in Champions League Twenty20 as New Zealand side Northern Knights beat Cape Cobras of South Africa by 33 runs under Duckworth-Lewis method here on Friday.
05 Sep 2014
Srinagar: Army on Thursday launched an operation to rescue people from hundreds of villages flooded due to heavy rain, while rescue teams evacuated about 2,000 people to safety.
18 Sep 2014
New Delhi: State-owned BHEL has bagged an order worth over Rs 3,500 crore for setting up a thermal power project in Gujarat. The contract has been awarded by the Gujarat State Electricity Corp Ltd.
15 Sep 2014
Chandigarh: Moderate rainfall in various regions of Punjab and Haryana over the last fortnight has brought down rainfall deficiency in the two agrarian states.
20 Aug 2014
Hiroshima: At least 36 people, including several children, were killed in Japan on Wednesday when landslides triggered by torrential rain slammed into the outskirts of the western city of Hiroshima, and the toll could go up further, police said.
15 Sep 2014
Srinagar: Massive dewatering operations have been launched in flood-hit Rajbagh and Jawahar Nagar areas of the city, with nearly 30 water pumps, including two heavy duty pumps provided by the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), put into service. "We have deployed nearly 30 water pumps to dewater Rajbagh and surrounding areas," an official of the Ministry of Home Affairs, overseeing the dewatering operations said.
10 Sep 2014
Kolkata: Thousands of tourists who had planned their Durga Puja vacation in the Kashmir Valley next month are now rushing to cancel their trips due to the devastating floods in the state.
16 Sep 2014
Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday held a high-level meeting of officers of the civil and police administration to review the rescue, relief and rehabilitation efforts in Kashmir region in the wake of the devastating floods in the state.