Sichuan province

5.5 magnitude earthquake hits China's Sichuan province

The epicentre as monitored at 32.27 degrees north latitude and 105.0 degrees east longitude.

Sep 30, 2017, 19:04 PM IST

Nineteen killed by China quake as aftershocks rattle survivors

China on Wednesday evacuated tens of thousands people in its mountainous southwest after a strong earthquake killed at least 19 people and rattled a region where memories of a 2008 seismic disaster remain fresh.

Aug 09, 2017, 14:21 PM IST
China Sichuan quake: 12 dead, 164 injured; death toll expected to go up

China Sichuan quake: 12 dead, 164 injured; death toll expected to go up

SHANGHAI - Twelve people have been killed, including six tourists, and 164 injured in an earthquake that struck a remote and mountainous part of southwest China`s Sichuan province, the local govern

Aug 09, 2017, 06:43 AM IST
Earthquake rattles remote part of China's Sichuan province; 7 dead, 100 tourists trapped

Earthquake rattles remote part of China's Sichuan province; 7 dead, 100 tourists trapped

As per Xinhua, the earthquake hit Jiuzhaigou County at 9:19 pm (Beijing Time).

Aug 08, 2017, 19:47 PM IST

China lowers number of missing in landslide to 73

The number of people missing from a huge landslide that buried a mountain village in southwest China last weekend has been revised down from 93 to 73, authorities said on Tuesday.

Jun 27, 2017, 16:02 PM IST
Villagers begin to mourn dead after deadly China landslide

Villagers begin to mourn dead after deadly China landslide

Villagers in China visited what used to be their relatives` homes on Monday to mourn loved ones lost when a landslide swept down a mountain, with little hope of finding anyone alive after more than 48 hours of fruitless searching.

Jun 26, 2017, 13:29 PM IST
15 dead, over 100 missing in China landslide

15 dead, over 100 missing in China landslide

Heavy rain caused the side of the mountain to collapse onto the riverside village in the early morning, according to authorities.

Jun 24, 2017, 22:00 PM IST
At least five bodies found after huge China landslide: Official

At least five bodies found after huge China landslide: Official

Wu Xiaobin, captain of the local fire department, confirmed the first deaths to state broadcaster CCTV hours after the avalanche of rock hit the village of Xinmo in Sichuan province.

Jun 24, 2017, 15:35 PM IST
Over 140 people feared buried in China landslide

Over 140 people feared buried in China landslide

Some 40 homes in the village of Xinmo were swallowed by the cascading debris after the side of a mountain collapsed, blocking a two kilometre (one mile) stretch of river, according to a statement from the Maoxian government news office.
 

Jun 24, 2017, 08:51 AM IST
Dramatic rescue at China's Wolong nature reserve - This is how workers save giant panda from drowning! (Watch)

Dramatic rescue at China's Wolong nature reserve - This is how workers save giant panda from drowning! (Watch)

The 4-year-old female panda was struggling to stay afloat after it accidentally fell into the water at Wolong National Natural Reserve in Southwest China's Sichuan province.

 

Nov 03, 2016, 13:32 PM IST
China launches 23rd BeiDou navigation satellite

China launches 23rd BeiDou navigation satellite

The satellite, launched from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre in southwest China's Sichuan Province, was taken into orbit by a Long March-3C carrier rocket, Xinhua reported.

Jun 13, 2016, 08:40 AM IST

China's Sichuan province governor suspected of graft: Senior official

The governor of China`s populous southwestern province of Sichuan is suspected of serious "discipline violations".

Jan 15, 2016, 11:54 AM IST

100 million-year old insect fossils exhibited in China

An exhibition of a group of rare insect fossils opened on Saturday in China's Sichuan province.

Sep 26, 2015, 16:20 PM IST

China launches communication technology test satellite

China has launched an experimental communication technology satellite from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre in Sichuan province.

Sep 13, 2015, 20:45 PM IST

Chinese county bans birthday parties for people under 70

Beijing, Aug 7 (PTI) A Chinese county has banned holding birthday parties for people under 70 years of age, citing huge financial burden for the community.

Aug 07, 2015, 13:59 PM IST

Death penalties for China's gold rush killers

Three people were sentenced to death and three others to death with two-year reprieves by a Chinese court today over a brawl among gold diggers that killed 19 people and left 15 missing, two decades ago.

Dec 30, 2014, 21:13 PM IST

21 workers trapped in China tunnel safe: Rescuers

All the 21 workers trapped in a collapsed under construction tunnel in China's east Fujian Province were safe on Friday as rescuers managed to insert an air vent through the massive rubble to provide ventilation.

Dec 05, 2014, 13:33 PM IST

Telangana CM invited to China's Sichuan province

China's Sichuan province has invited Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao to visit the region to strengthen friendly relations and promote business and cultural cooperation.

Nov 29, 2014, 17:58 PM IST

Five killed, 80,000 affected in earthquake in China

China on Sunday launched an all-out rescue operation after a powerful 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck quake-prone Sichuan Province, killing at least five people and affecting nearly 80,000 others.

Nov 23, 2014, 10:32 AM IST
China issues heavy rain, typhoon alert

China issues heavy rain, typhoon alert

China's National Meteorological Centre (NMC) Saturday issued an alert for heavy rain and typhoon.

Sep 13, 2014, 15:20 PM IST