385 die, thousands injured in Indonesia earthquakes, tsunami

Jakarta: Rescue workers were hunting for survivors on Saturday after earthquakes, including a powerful 7.5 magnitude tremor, and tsunami struck the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, killing at least 385 people. The death toll was expected to rise amid continuing aftershocks, officials said. Sutopo said that survivors and the injured people were in need More...

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By Agencies On Thursday, September 6th, 2018

9 killed, hundreds injured as strong earthquake jolts Japan

Tokyo: At least nine people were killed and 300 injured after a powerful earthquake measuring 6.7 on the Richter scale rocked Japan’s Hokkaido prefecture on Thursday. Around 30 people were missing in the wake More...

By Agencies On Saturday, September 1st, 2018

Heavy rains in Uttarakhand, schools to remain shut

Dehradun: With heavy rain forecast in Uttarakhand till Monday and showers continuing in most parts on Saturday, schools have been shut down in Dehradun, Paudi, Tehri and Haridwar, an official said. All schools up More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, August 21st, 2018

Crocodile, snakes take over Kerala’s flooded homes

Thiruvananthapuram: People returning to their flood-battered homes in Kerala from relief camps were are being greeted by snakes and other reptiles and insects. Since the waters began to recede in the past two days, More...

By Agencies On Saturday, August 18th, 2018

Heavy rain continues to lash Karnataka district

Bengaluru: Heavy rain leading to landslides and flooding continued to lash Karnataka’s Kodagu district, Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy said on Saturday. So far, the district administration has housed 573 people More...

By Agencies On Friday, August 17th, 2018

Antarctic seas emit higher CO2 levels than previously thought

New York: The open water nearest to the sea ice surrounding Antarctica releases significantly more carbon dioxide in winter than previously believed, showed a study conducted using an array of robotic floats. It More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

Kerala issues red alert, flood death toll rises to 58

Thiruvananthapuram: An incessant downpour battered Kerala again on Wednesday resulting in 19 more deaths and further destruction, forcing the authorities to issue a red alert across the southern state. The Idukki More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

Cochin airport shut, Kerala floods toll is 47

Thiruvananthapuram: Unceasing heavy rains battered Kerala on Wednesday killing eight more people and taking the death toll to 47 since August 8, forcing Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan to seek generous public contributions More...

By Agencies On Monday, August 13th, 2018

16 killed in Himachal rains, hundreds stranded

Shimla: Heavy rains in Himachal Pradesh claimed 16 lives, including four of a family, while hundreds of people were stranded across the state after incessant rains triggered landslides, snapping road links, officials More...

By Agencies On Saturday, August 11th, 2018

Heavy rains lash coastal, south Karnataka

Bengaluru: Heavy rains of up to 15 cm lashed coastal and southern Karnataka, causing rivers to overflow and creating a flood-like situation in villages and towns in the region, said an official on Saturday. Heavy More...