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NC for fair distribution of relief in quake-hit areas

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 21:27

Asserting that the ruling NC is for fair distribution of quake relief, the party urged the state administration to assess the property damage caused in Chenab Valley districts.

6.5 magnitude earthquake strikes off Chile coast

Last Updated: Monday, May 20, 2013, 18:00

A 6.5 magnitude earthquake has reportedly struck off a Chile coast on Monday. However, no tsumani warning has been issued so far.

Makran subduction zone in Arabian Sea most prone to quakes, tsunamis: Study

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 14, 2013, 13:02

The Arabian Sea at the Makran subduction zone is more prone to earthquakes and tsunami hazards than scientists had predicted earlier, a recent research has revealed.

Earthquakes can permanently crack the Earth: Study

Last Updated: Monday, April 29, 2013, 16:19

Earthquakes can permanently crack the Earth, a study of quakes that have rocked Chile over the past million years has suggested.

Over 2,000 aftershocks rattle China

Last Updated: Monday, April 22, 2013, 12:52

A total of 2,044 aftershocks have been monitored in China`s quake-hit Lushan county till Monday, authorities said.

China earthquake: 102 cultural sites damaged

Last Updated: Sunday, April 21, 2013, 21:43

The 7.0-magnitude earthquake that struck China`s Sichuan province has damaged 102 cultural relic sites.

Japan`s Shinzo Abe offers China quake help

Last Updated: Sunday, April 21, 2013, 09:36

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has offered China help after a strong earthquake hit the southwest Sichuan province, killing at least 160 people and injuring thousands, officials said.

China earthquake: Rescuers scrabble to find survivors

Last Updated: Sunday, April 21, 2013, 09:25

Thousands of rescue workers combed through flattened villages in southwest China in a race to find survivors from a powerful quake.

China quake: Soldier dies as relief vehicle falls off cliff

Last Updated: Saturday, April 20, 2013, 14:35

A military vehicle carrying 17 soldiers to China`s quake-hit Sichuan province plummeted off a cliff Saturday, killing one soldier, military officials said.

China earthquake timeline

Last Updated: Saturday, April 20, 2013, 13:33

A strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck China`s southwestern Sichuan province Saturday. Here is a list of other deadly quakes in the country:

Putin offers China quake recovery help

Last Updated: Saturday, April 20, 2013, 13:28

Russian President Vladimir Putin offered China assistance on Saturday in helping recover from a quake that struck the southwest Sichuan province and killed at least 71 people, the Kremlin said.

China hit by major quake, 157 dead, 3000 injured

Last Updated: Saturday, April 20, 2013, 09:12

More than 150 people were killed and 3,000 injured when a strong earthquake hit a mountainous part of southwestern China on Saturday, destroying thousands of homes and triggering landslides.