Cold snap hits east Asia, blamed for more than 65 deaths
Cold snap hits east Asia, blamed for more than 65 deaths

Heavy snow in western and central Japan left five people dead over the weekend and possibly a sixth day on Monday.

Grenade blast in Assam's Karbi Anglong, one dead, four injured
Grenade blast in Assam's Karbi Anglong, one dead, four injured

The blast comes on the same day as Prime Minister Narendra Modi kicked off BJP’s election campaign in Assam.

Hundreds injured as quake hits Manipur, northeast
Hundreds injured as quake hits Manipur, northeast

The quake snapped power supply across the state, felled multi-storeyed buildings in state capital Imphal and damaged many vehicles.

Massive earthquake jolts Bangladesh, at least three dead
Massive earthquake jolts Bangladesh, at least three dead

A youth died following a heart attack in Dhaka while another person succumbed to injuries sustained while rushing out from his home in Rajshahi district, some 256 km west of capital Dhaka.

Soldiers hit streets as US floods death toll mounts

The Illinois National Guard was ordered into action and hundreds of people urged to flee rising floodwaters, as the death toll from days of heavy rain in the US Midwest mounted.

Pakistan suicide blast toll touches 25

Fatality in the bomb blast outside the National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) office in Pakistan's Mardan town reached 25 by Tuesday evening.

At least 25 dead as tornados, storms strike Texas in US
At least 25 dead as tornados, storms strike Texas in US

Tornados knocked cars off a highway and flattened homes in Texas, raising the death toll to 25 as a string of powerful storms wreaked havoc across much of the southern United States.

Swine flu cases in Rajasthan climb to 6,839

The death toll in Rajasthan due to H1N1 climbed to 468 until December 22 this year out of the 6,839 people who contracted the influenza virus, even though there has been a steep decline in reported cases in the last two months.

Pakistan market bombing kills 22, injured 55
Pakistan market bombing kills 22, injured 55

The blast took place in Saddar market of Parachinar city, Daily Pakistan quoted a police official as saying.

Heavy rains continue in Tamil Nadu, toll rises to 122
Heavy rains continue in Tamil Nadu, toll rises to 122

The toll in rain-related incidents since the onset of the north-east monsoon last month rose to 122 on Sunday with the death of a 27-year old man here in a building collapse, police said.

Paris attacks death toll rises to 130: French PM

The gunmen "killed mercilessly, destroying 130 lives.

Heavy rains batter Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu; over 80 dead
Heavy rains batter Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu; over 80 dead

Officials said 14,000 people were shifted to relief camps in Nellore and Chittoor districts.

Chennai rain havoc: Jaya allocates Rs 500 crore relief as toll climbs to 71, IAF in action
Chennai rain havoc: Jaya allocates Rs 500 crore relief as toll climbs to 71, IAF in action

Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Monday allocated Rs 500 crore for flood relief and rehabilitation across the state.

At least 7 killed in French high-speed train test

The train accident in France happened "because of excessive speed" at Eckwersheim in eastern part f the country as technicians were on board for testing.

Death toll rises to 22 in attack on Syria regime bastion

A rare car bombing in September killed 10 people and wounded dozens in Hamam Square in the provincial capital.

Two more dengue deaths in Bengal, toll now 8

 The toll due to dengue in West Bengal has climbed to eight with the death of a youth and a five-year-old child, an official said on Saturday.

21 migrants killed in Greece boat capsize

At least 21 people were killed on Friday after two boats capsized off the coast of the Greek islands of Kalymnos and Rhodes in the Aegean Sea.

Death toll in Pak quake rises to 272

The death toll in Pakistan's 7.5 magnitude quake on Thursday rose to 272.

Afghanistan earthquake toll rises to 115

The toll from Monday's earthquake in Afghanistan has risen to 115 while the number of those injured has gone up to 538, Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani said on Tuesday.

Over 300 dead in massive 7.5 Pakistan, Afghanistan earthquake, rescue ops in full swing
Over 300 dead in massive 7.5 Pakistan, Afghanistan earthquake, rescue ops in full swing

A day after a massive earthquake hit Afghanistan and Pakistan, killing at least 300 people, rescue workers on Tuesday stepped up efforts to hunt for survivors.