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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
09 Dec 2014
Manila: Typhoon Hagupit, which has left at least 27 people dead and 1.6 million displaced in the Philippines, was downgraded on Tuesday from a storm to a tropical depression after passing through the nation's capital where it caused flooding at several places but no major damage.
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.
26 Mar 2015
Manila: The Philippines accused China on Thursday of seeking to take control of nearly the entire South China Sea with an expansionist agenda dominated by "massive reclamation" works.
06 Dec 2014
Manila: About 500,000 people have been evacuated before the projected landfall of Typhoon Hagupit, locally known as Ruby, in central Philippines, a senior government official said on Friday.