China quake damages over 360 schools affecting 77,000 students

ore than 360 schools and 77,000 students were affected by the 6.6 magnitude earthquake in northwest China`s Gansu Province in which 95 people were killed and over a thousand injured.

Aug 24, 2013, 00:44 AM IST

300,000 people affected in China floods

About 300,000 people in seven cities of China have been affected as heavy rains have lashed the country`s Gansu province since Tuesday, authorities said Friday.

Aug 10, 2013, 10:29 AM IST

China earthquake: 22 rescued from debris

Firefighters have rescued 22 people from debris after a 6.6-magnitude quake hit northwest China`s Gansu province.

Jul 25, 2013, 09:57 AM IST

Death toll in China`s earthquake rises to 95

The death toll in twin shallow earthquakes in China`s northwest Gansu province near Tibet rose to 95 on Tuesday while rescue workers struggled to reach remote areas to reach victims buried under landslides.

Jul 23, 2013, 09:17 AM IST

Renovated Buddhist statue to be opened for worship in China

Built in the Tang Dynasty, the centuries-old statue is expected to reopen to visitors in early August in the Bingling Temple Grottoes.

Jul 19, 2013, 14:40 PM IST

Over 100 students, teachers trapped in floods in China

Over 100 students and teachers have been trapped in a school in northwest China after flood triggered by rainstorm washed away the only bridge linking the building to the outside world.

Jun 20, 2013, 18:44 PM IST

Drought affects 24 million in China

Nearly 24 million people have been affected by drought in China`s various provinces since last October while causing a big financial loss to the government, authorities said Thursday.

Mar 29, 2013, 15:36 PM IST

Chinese province builds wall to hide poor village

The village, near the city of Dingxi, is now separated from motorists by a wall 2 meters high.

Dec 05, 2012, 11:11 AM IST

At least 30 dead in China storm

Hail and torrential rain cut power supplies in six townships, damaged homes, several hospitals and schools.

May 11, 2012, 13:54 PM IST