Sichuan

  • Fire at shopping mall in China claims 4 lives, 35 injured 27-12-2013 04:09 PM

    Four persons have been killed and 35 others injured after a fire triggered by a natural gas explosion broke out in southwest China. The fire broke out on Thursday in a shopping mall in Luzhou City in Sichuan Province, state-run Xinhua news agency reported on Friday. The explosion occurred around...
  • 5.1 quake jolts parts of China's Yunnan, Sichuan provinces 28-08-2013 11:35 AM

    Beijing: An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale jolted the junction area of southwest China's Yunnan and Sichuan provinces on Wednesday toppling several houses. No casualties have been reported, although the quake has destroyed dozens of houses and cut off road traffic and telecommunications, state-run Xinhua news agency reported....
  • Knife-wielding man kills four in China's Sichuan province 26-08-2013 11:48 AM

    Four people were killed and 11 injured when a knife-wielding man attacked passengers in a bus in China's Sichuan province on Sunday night, police said. The bus camera shows that the suspect suddenly whipped out a knife and started to stab the passengers on the bus running through Sichuan's capital...
  • 'Dalai Lama instigating self-immolation bids' 14-05-2013 01:31 PM

    Lhasa: Tibetans are committing self-immolations at the instigation of Dalai Lama, a top Tibetan official has alleged. "Since March 2012, there have been some cases of self immolation of monks at the instigation of the Dalai Lama," Tonga, Director general of Ethnic, Religious, Foreign and Overseas Chinese Affairs Committee of...
  • China: Tobacco pouch alert saves 800 from quake 25-04-2013 02:14 PM

    Beijing: A tiny tobacco pouch tied to the hand of an elderly man saved the lives of nearly 800 people in a remote Chinese village when a powerful earthquake struck Sichuan province last week, killing about 200 people. The incident took place in Fujiaying village in Longmen township, just five...
  • 6.6 magnitude earthquake hits China; 56 dead, 600 injured 20-04-2013 12:03 PM

    Beijing: A strong 6.6 magnitude earthquake hit southwestern China's Sichuan province on Saturday, killing at least 56 people and injuring about 600 close to where a big quake killed almost 70,000 people in 2008. The earthquake occurred at 8.02 am in Lushan county near Ya'an city and the epicentre had...
  • 6.6 magnitude quake hits China's Sichuan, 100 feared dead 20-04-2013 07:53 AM

    Shanghai: About 100 people could have died or been injured in a 6.6 magnitude earthquake which struck near Ya'an city in China's southwestern province of Sichuan on Saturday, close to where a massive temblor struck in 2008, killing almost 70,000. The earthquake occurred at 8:02 am local time (0002 GMT)...
  • China jolted by two quakes 01-11-2011 09:05 AM

    Beijing: Two different quakes jolted parts of China early Tuesday morning, prompting people to rush out of their houses, though no casualties were reported. An earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale shook the border area of Sichuan and Gansu provinces in western China at 5:58 am (local time) Tuesday,...
  • Orphans mourn as China marks quake anniversary 12-05-2009 12:24 PM

    The 7.9 quake shattered the calm of Sichuan last year. ...
  • Floodwaters start receding in southern China 18-06-2008 12:44 PM

    India's home series against New Zealand, their first of a new season, has a significance far beyond what a short two-Test contest between the eighth-ranked team and one that, a year ago, was the top team in the world. After losing 4-0 in England last summer, India hosted West Indies...
  • Floods in China leave 60 people dead 17-06-2008 02:11 PM

    South Africa thrashed England by 103 runs to set up the ICC Under-19 World Cup semi-final with Australia at the Tony Ireland Stadium in Townsville on Sunday. Chasing 245 to win, the English team was 101 for 1 at one time before skittling for 141 in 40.3 overs. Offspinner Prenelan...
  • Flood in China leaves 55 dead, 1 million forced to flee 15-06-2008 01:58 PM

    From an early age Cheteshwar Pujara was being seen as Rahul Dravid's successor, and boosted his reputation with a classy 72 on Test debut against Australia in 2010. However, an injury sustained during the 2011 IPL ruled him out for four months. A string of solid performances while captaining India...
  • Aftermath of China quake: Flooding threatens millions 31-05-2008 08:40 AM

    New Delhi: Temperamental pacer S Sreesanth on Wednesday landed in a controversy when a co-passenger in a Bangalore-Delhi flight alleged him of boorish behaviour on board the aircraft. The co-passenger, T R Ravichandran alleged that Sreesanth got into a childish argument with flight attendants when he was asked not to...
  • Sharon apologises for anti-China bad karma remarks 30-05-2008 03:43 PM

    Birmingham: West Indies wicketkeeper batsman Denesh Ramdin Sunday responded to a criticism from the legendary Vivian Richards in an unusual manner, flashing a note that read 'Yeah Viv talk nah' soon after completing his century against England, in the third Test, here. A string of poor performance in the ongoing...
  • China relaxes one child policy after quake 28-05-2008 04:40 PM

    MS Dhoni also said that it will be good for international cricket if India-Pakistan bilateral series starts again. ...
  • China may be faced with another natural disaster 27-05-2008 05:36 PM

    Kolkata: Describing Kolkata Knight Riders as deserving winners of the Indian Premier League season five, former India captain Sourav Ganguly praised Manvinder Bisla for his cracker of an innings that set the tone for the team's triumph in the final against Chennai Super Kings on Sunday. After the first six...
  • Dramatic video captures China quake panic 20-05-2008 11:09 AM

    Mumbai: Dwayne Smith smacked 16 runs in the last over as Mumbai Indians held their nerve to register a miraculous two-wicket win against Chennai Super Kings in an Indian Premier League match at the Wankhede Stadium on Sunday. It looked all over for Mumbai after Smith took a single off...
  • 61-yr-old China quake victim rescued after 164 hrs 19-05-2008 11:11 PM

    Bangalore: South African batsman JP Duminy is a doubtful starter for Deccan Chargers against Royal Challengers Bangalore in their Indian Premier League match here on Sunday, coach Darren Lehmann said. Lehmann said his side might be languishing at the bottom of the points table but they would leave no stone...
  • China earthquake toll rises to over 32,000 18-05-2008 07:30 PM

    Pretoria: President Pratibha Patil Wednesday credited South African cricketing legend Gary Kirsten for coaching the Indian cricket team to the World Cup glory last year, drawing loud cheers, including from her South African counterpart Jacob Zuma. Speaking after delegation-level talks with Zuma, Patil referred to the sporting ties between India...
  • China's Sichuan province jolted by yet another quake 17-05-2008 11:44 PM

    Pune Warriors India innings: 20th over: 173 for 5. Deccan get their second win and do the double over Pune Warriors India. Pratap Singh bowls the last over and gives just nine from the over and also picks up Mithun Manhas. Manhas c Sangakkara b Pratap Singh 7(4) 19th over:...
  • Thousands flee China quake area over flood fears 17-05-2008 09:14 PM

    Chennai: In a candid submission, defending champions Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming has said that his side has been challenged for the first time in the history of the Indian Premier League. Fleming admitted that CSK has been below par in this edition of the tournament after suffering a...
  • China quake survivor ate cigarettes, drank urine 17-05-2008 12:35 PM

    New Delhi: Former South Africa pacer Allan Donald says Pune Warriors India's Ashok Dinda's jump at the bowling crease is very much similar to the one he had in his playing days. I have no problem with his jump and that's the way he has done it for a while...
  • China quake victims's search on family and homes 16-05-2008 03:40 AM

    Mumbai: Having smashed the bowlers around with impunity in the Indian Premier League (IPL), West Indian batting powerhouse Chris Gayle is ready to roll his arm over as well and chip in for Royal Challengers Bangalore. I want to play my part with both bat and bowl. I am ready...
  • China Quake: More troops sent to aid relief efforts 16-05-2008 02:57 AM

    Noida: England and Delhi Daredevils’ batsman Kevin Pietersen believes that Sachin Tendulkar is the greatest ever to have played the game of cricket. Sachin is a magnificent player. He is the greatest player ever played [the game], he said on the sidelines of an event. Pietersen, along with Sri Lankan...
  • China Quake: Rescue efforts throwing up only dead bodies 15-05-2008 02:08 AM

    CNN-IBN's cricket experts review Kolkata Knight Riders' five-wicket win over Deccan Chargers in IPL 5 on Sunday. ...
  • China's survivors in dire straits even as toll rises 14-05-2008 07:00 PM

    CNN-IBN's cricket experts review Pune Warriors India's 20-run win over Delhi Daredevils in IPL 5 on Saturday. ...
  • Rain, mudslides hamper relief work in China 13-05-2008 03:49 PM

    Jaipur: Deccan Chargers spinner Amit Mishra was on Wednesday warned for using offensive language during their Indian Premier League match against Rajasthan Royals on Tuesday. Rajasthan Royals, chasing a daunting 197 to win, defeated Deccan Chargers by five wickets. Mishra received an official warning and reprimand for the Level 1...
  • China quake: 10,000 killed | Pics: Debris and devastation 13-05-2008 08:04 AM

    Mumbai: Young spinner Shahbaz Nadeem, who helped Delhi Daredevils record a comprehensive victory over Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League on Monday, said that his captain Virender Sehwag's encouraging words gave him the confidence to do well in the tournament. Nadeem took two wickets in three overs during the...