Powerful cyclone hits Australia, no casualties reported

A powerful cyclone crossed the sparsely populated Australian northeast coast Friday with winds gusting up to 230 kilometers (140 miles) per hour and lashing vast regions with driving rain.

Casualty due to militancy in Meghalaya tripled in 5-yrs: Report

Casualty due to militant activities in Meghalaya has almost tripled in the last five years with the number of deaths rising from 22 in 2010 to 61 in 2013, indicating a deteriorating internal security in the state, an official report said.

Australian GP: Fernando Alonso fastest as Lewis Hamilton strikes trouble

Ferrari`s Fernando Alonso was quickest in Friday`s first practice for the season-opening Australian Formula One Grand Prix with Lewis Hamilton a surprise early casualty.

Quake jolts Kashmir Valley, no casualty or damage

An earthquake measuring 4.0 on Richter scale jolted the Kashmir Valley tonight but there were no reports of any casualties or damage to properties.

Car blast in Pak`s capital; no casualties

A blast occurred in a car
parked near a market in the heart of the Pakistani capital
on Wednesday though there were no casualties, police said.

Car bomb kills 2 in restive southern Thailand

A car bomb exploded on Friday in restive southern Thailand, killing two soldiers and wounding five other people, an army official said.