04 Apr 2015
Manila: Around 24,000 people from the Philippines were being evacuated on Saturday with Typhoon Maysak a day away from potentially striking the country's northeast coast, officials said.
02 Apr 2015
Manila: A super typhoon blamed for the deaths of at least four people on islands in the western Pacific Ocean has weakened after entering Philippine waters and is expected to further lose strength as it approaches the country's northeastern coast.
05 Apr 2015
Baler (Philippines): A super typhoon dissolved into a tropical depression and made landfall in the Philippines on Sunday, forecasters said, easing fears after thousands of residents fled remote coastal villages to avoid potential giant waves.
14 Apr 2015
Mumbai: Welcoming the government's decision to buy 36 Rafale planes, former Indian Air Force (IAF) chief PV Naik on Tuesday said India should not throw the deal for 126 medium multi-role combat aircraft (MMRCA) into the trash and renegotiate it through Government-to- Government (G2G) route.
11 Apr 2015
New Delhi: India said on Friday it will buy 36 Rafale fighter jets in fly-away condition from France. India had shortlisted Rafale, made by Dassault Aviation, in a USD 20-billion deal for purchase of 126 fighter jets for the MMRCA project in 2012.
04 Apr 2015
Mumbai: Indo-Canadian actress Lisa Ray, who wanted to celebrate her birthday at a private resort in the Philippines on Saturday, had to change her plan due to typhoon Maysak.
06 Dec 2012
Rescue workers searched on Thursday through thick mud, broken homes and fallen trees for survivors, two days after a typhoon swept the southern Philippines killing nearly 400 people and leaving at least as many missing.
08 Dec 2012
Philippine President Benigno Aquino declared a state of national calamity on Saturday, four days after this year's strongest typhoon left nearly 1,000 people dead or missing mostly in the country's resource-rich south.
08 Dec 2014
Manila: The massive Typhoon Hagupit has led to the death of at least three people and over 890,000 people being evacuated in the Philippines, with the wind speed touching 170 kmph, media reported on Sunday.
17 Jan 2015
Tacloban (Philippines): Pope Francis was forced on Saturday to flee a fierce storm in the Philippines that killed a papal volunteer, cutting short a mercy mission to weeping survivors of a catastrophic super typhoon.