Flood In China

China floods: 34 killed, 93 missing in landslide, over 4 lakh people evacuated

In China, at least 34 people have been killed in floods triggered by days long heavy rains, while 93 others remained missing in a massive landslide, forcing evacuation of over 4.50 lakh people in southwest.

Over 3,000 rescuers are searching for 93 people still buried under rocks and mud by a landslide on Saturdays in southwest China's Sichuan Province. Authorities said, he landslide engulfed 62 homes in Xinmo village in Maoxian County in the Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture of Aba on Saturday morning, blocking a two kilometre section of river and burying 1,600 metres of road.

NSG Membership

China becomes a hurdle for India yet again; NSG membership stalled

New Delhi: With China being the exception, seems like everybody – the United States, Russia, France & the United Kingdom, is ready to accept India as a member of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), but the 27th plenary meeting of the same ended in Bern, Switzerland, with the membership still not in the bag. India’s traditional position on the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) on Nuclear Weapons (1970), which defines nuclear-weapon states as only the ones who had built and tested a nuclear weapon before Jan 1st, 1967, has always been either for the five nuclear-weapon states – the United States, Russia, the United Kingdom, France and China – to denuclearize, or for everybody to get equal rights for having nuclear weapons. New Delhi’s initiation is being demurred on the basis that India has not signed the NPT, at the insistence of Beijing. Though, India has a policy of ‘No First Use’ for Nuclear weapons.

 

Bomb Blast In Parichinar

18 killed and 100 injured in Pak's Parichinar bomb blast

New Delhi: In the Parchinar of Pakistan, there are reports of 18 people killed and more than 100 injured in two major blasts on Friday after afternoon. According to the local administration, the blasts occurred in the Tul Adda area. The security forces have covered the entire area and the injured have been sent to the hospital. The blast happened just few hours after the Quetta blast.

On Friday morning, 13 people were killed in Pakistan's Quetta City, in which there are six policemen and 21 people were injured in the blast.