12 Aug 2016
Rio de Janeiro: After drawing a blank over the first six days vis-à-vis opening the coveted medal chest, India would be keenly watching action on day seven at the Rio Olympics today with Blue Riband athletics events making its bow.
30 Jun 2016
Calgary: India witnessed another fruitful day at the Canada Open as all its shuttlers, including Ajay Jayaram and HS Prannoy, entered the third round of the USD 55,000 Grand Prix badminton tournament, here.
02 Jul 2016
Top seeded Jayaram defeated fellow Indian Harsheel Dani 21-18, 19-21, 21-8 in a hard-fought that lasted 47 minutes.
04 Jul 2016
Calgary: It was double bonanza for India at the Canada Open as B Sai Praneeth and Rio-bound men's doubles pair of Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy clinched twin crowns after winning their respective title clash at the USD 55,000 Grand Prix badminton tournament here.
06 Apr 2016
Sydney: A strong earthquake has rattled the South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu, but there was no tsunami threat and there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.
29 Apr 2016
Wellington: A major earthquake hit the Pacific nation of Vanuatu early today, briefly prompting a tsunami warning that was cancelled after locals reported no significant damage.
02 Apr 2016
Washington: A strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake shook a lightly populated remote region of Southwestern Alaska, the US Geological Survey that monitors quakes worldwide reported.
28 Oct 2012
A potentially destructive Pacific tsunami hit Hawaii on Sunday after a powerful earthquake struck off the west coast of Canada, triggering calls for urgent action to protect lives as sirens wailed across the archipelago.
28 Oct 2012
A magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck off the west coast of Canada and a tsunami warning was issued, authorities said, but there were no immediate reports of major damage.
05 May 2016
Fort McMurray: Alberta declared a state of emergency as crews frantically held back wind-whipped wildfires that have already torched 1,600 homes and other buildings in Canada's main oil sands city of Fort McMurray, forcing more than 80,000 residents to flee.