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Monsoon toll reaches 80 in Kerala

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 06, 2014, 23:43

At least 80 people lost their lives and 156 houses were completely destroyed in rain related incidents since the South West monsoon became active in Kerala, CM Oommen Chandy said.

China earthquake toll touches 398; thousands of troops, 8 planes deployed in Yunnan

Last Updated: Monday, August 04, 2014, 07:50

The extent of the destruction can be gauged from what one of the residents of Ludian county told the Xinhua, likening the quake-hit streets to “battlefield after bombardment”.

US offers help to China for quake relief

Last Updated: Monday, August 04, 2014, 05:51

The White House offered condolences over loss of lives in China`s southwestern province of Yunnan, where a strong earthquake befell earlier in the day, saying the US was ready to help.

367 killed, about 2,000 injured in strong quake in China

Last Updated: Sunday, August 03, 2014, 19:29

Over 367 people were killed and about 2,000 others injured after a powerful 6.5-magnitude earthquake jolted southwest China`s Yunnan province, leaving a trail of destruction and devastation.

Monsoon improving; normal rainfall likely in August: IMD

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 17:25

In a forecast that would bring cheer to vast swathes of the country, weather officials have said that the momentum picked up by Southwest Monsoon in July is likely to continue in August with normal rainfall expected next month.

Delhi man acquitted of rape charge as woman turns hostile

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 14:16

A man accused of raping a widow after promising to marry her has been acquitted by a Delhi court as the woman turned hostile after he married her.

Rains, thundershowers lash most parts of Uttar Pradesh

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 17:03

Light to moderate rains and thundershowers occurred at a few places in Uttar Pradesh with several places in eastern part of the state witnessing heavy rains and thundershowers in the last 24 hours.

Monsoon reaches Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, UP

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 13:14

The Southwest Monsoon knocked on the doors of the national capital on Thursday, bringing much-needed relief to Delhiites from hot and humid conditions.

El Nino likely picks up, may further weaken Monsoon

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 12:43

There`s bad news for India on the weather front - the Australian weather bureau has reported that El Nino may be picking up and may onset earlier than predicted.

Monsoon stalls, stokes drought fears

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 10:05

India is fast staring at drought-like conditions as the country has received 45 per cent less rainfall compared to the average during the first spell of the monsoon.

Parsvnath plans to sell Rs 1000 cr land parcels or form JVs

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 19:12

Parsvnath has completed 54 projects and it is currently working on 49 projects with a total area of 72 million sq ft.

SBI branch manager abducted in Meghalaya

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 00:57

Suspected militants abducted a branch manager of the State Bank of India on Monday in Meghalaya`s South West Garo Hills district, police said.