7.1-magnitude quake hits Southern California
San Francisco: A massive earthquake measuring 7.1 on the Richter scale hit Southern California, a day after a 6.4-magnitude temblor hit the US state which was the strongest in 20 years, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS).
Over 7m HK dollars granted to Indian cyclone victims
Hong Kong: Three grants totalling 7.032 million Hong Kong dollars (about $902,278) from Hong Kong's Disaster Relief Fund have been approved for cyclone Fani victims in Odisha, the Special Administrative Region (SAR) government said here.
Jr. Irwin recreates his dad’s iconic 15-year-old moment!
Australia: Prominent wildlife expert known for his crocodile adventure programme titled 'Crocodile Hunter' Late Steve Irwin, is remembered yet again by his son Robert Irwin for the same act that Steve performed 15 years ago.
Is Pakistan sincere in its crackdown against Hafiz Saeed? India will be watching
New Delhi/ Islamabad: Even as Pakistani authorities have booked Mumbai terror attack mastermind and Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed and 12 other leaders of the charity, that is a front for the Lashkar-e-Taiba, for terror financing, India would be watching the developments closely to see whether Islamabad is sincere in its action against terror this time.
Japan to evacuate 600,000 people over heavy rains
Tokyo: Japanese authorities on Wednesday ordered the evacuation of around 600,000 people in the southwestern city of Kagoshima due to the heavy rains that have been lashing the region in recent days and are expected to further intensify.