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China quake kills 64, injures over 700 (Second Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 7 (IANS) At least 64 people have been confirmed dead and 715 others injured after multiple earthquakes struck a mountainous region in China's Yunnan province Friday, the province's ... Read more...

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24 killed, 150 injured in China quake (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 7 (IANS) At least 24 people were killed and 150 injured Friday in an earthquake that jolted southwest China's Yunnan and Guizhou provinces, authorities said.More than 100,000 people ... Read more...

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Japan quake triggers sharp rise in heart disease


August 28th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Aug 28 (IANS) The massive earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan March 11 last year, in which nearly 16,000 people were killed, also triggered a sharp rise in the ... Read more...

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250 killed, 1,800 injured in Iran quakes


August 12th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 250 people were killed and over 1,800 injured as two powerful earthquakes rocked northwestern Iran, Fars news agency reported Sunday.A quake measuring ... Read more...

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35 injured, 64,500 affected in China quake (Second Lead)


July 1st, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 30 (IANS) A 6.6-magnitude quake jolted China's Xinjiang Uygur region early Saturday, injuring at least 35 people and affecting over 64,500 others.The temblor also killed over 2,000 livestock ... Read more...

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18th century tower crumbles in Italy


June 4th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, June 4 (IANS/AKI) An 18th century clock-tower that withstood the devastating earthquakes in northern Italy last month, has crumbled under the force of strong aftershocks.The Novi di Modena tower ... Read more...

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6,000 displaced in Italy quake


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:10 am ICT by IANS
Rome, May 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Small aftershocks continue to shake northern Italy causing evacuation of at least 6,000 people.A 6.0-magnitude quake north of Bologna Sunday killed seven people, injured over ... Read more...

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Italy quake causes $250 mn loss to farmers


May 21st, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 21 (IANS/AKI) The earthquake that struck Italy Sunday caused a loss of around 200 million euros (over $250 million) to agriculture, a trade association said Monday.The Coldiretti farmers' ... Read more...

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100-year-old woman killed in Italian quake (Lead)


May 20th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 20 (IANS) A 100-year-old woman was among five people who died Sunday after a magnitude-5.9 earthquake rocked northern Italy, destroying several historic sites. At least 50 others were ... Read more...

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Four killed in Italy quake


May 20th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 20 (IANS) A 5.9-magnitude earthquake rocked central Italy in the early hours Sunday, killing four people and injuring 50 others.The earthquake had its epicentre between the cities of ... Read more...

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One killed, four hurt in Indonesia quakes


April 12th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, April 12 (IANS) One person was killed and four injured following massive earthquakes in Indonesia's Aceh Wednesday, an official said here Thursday.Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, head of Data Center, Information ... Read more...

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Mild quake in UP, aftershocks in Delhi (Lead)


March 13th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) A slight earthquake measuring 3.5 on the Richter scale was felt in western Uttar Pradesh early Tuesday, resulting in light aftershocks in parts of Delhi ... Read more...

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Mild quake in UP, tremors felt in Delhi


March 13th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) A slight earthquake measuring 3.5 on the Richter scale was felt in western Uttar Pradesh early Tuesday with light aftershocks being experienced in parts of ... Read more...

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Quake rocks Pakistan


March 12th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 12 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale hit Pakistan's northern province of Gilgit Baltistan and northwest province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Monday morning.Earthquake tremors were felt ... Read more...

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NDMA to train MCD to spot unsafe buildings: Reddy


March 11th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Hundreds of Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) engineers will be trained by the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) to spot unsafe buildings in the national ... Read more...

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Omar equates poll results with Delhi quake


March 6th, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 6 (IANS) As the results of polls in five states came in Tuesday, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah could not resist equating them with the quake ... Read more...

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131-year-old New Zealand church to be demolished


March 3rd, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, March 3 (IANS) A 131-year-old cathedral, devastated in the earthquake last year in Christchurch, New Zealand, will be demolished because it is too dangerous and expensive to rebuild, a ... Read more...

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New Zealand falls silent in tribute to quake dead one year on


February 22nd, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Feb 22 (IANS) New Zealand came to a standstill for two minutes Wednesday as the nation united to mark the first anniversary of a 6.3-magnitude earthquake that killed ... Read more...

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Strong quake hits Siberia


December 28th, 2011 - 7:46 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 6.5-magnitude quake hit the southern Siberian republic of Tuva Tuesday but there was no damage or casualties, an official said."Everything is all right. Our ... Read more...

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Quake rocks New Zealand


December 23rd, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Dec 23 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale shook New Zealand's South Island city of Christchurch Friday, authorities said.The New Zealand government geological agency GNS Sciences ... Read more...

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MFN to India step in the right direction: Pakistani daily


November 4th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 4 (IANS) Pakistan's decision to grant Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to India is a step in the right direction as this country "really needs greater harmony in ... Read more...

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Low intensity quake in Sikkim


October 29th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 29 (IANS) A low intensity earthquake, measuring 3.5 on the Richter scale, rocked parts of Sikkim Saturday, a met official said."A very low intensity earthquake of 3.5 Richter ... Read more...

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Quakes unlikely in Sikkim for next few years, says expert


September 25th, 2011 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) Sikkim is unlikely to face any large earthquake over the next couple of years as vast energy has been released through last Sunday's tremors and ... Read more...

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Footballers planning fund-raiser for quake victims


September 20th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) The Football Players Association of India (FPAI) is planning to organise a football match to raise funds for Sikkim earthquake victims, its president Bhaichung Bhutia said ... Read more...

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Sikkim quake unusual, say geologists


September 20th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 20 (IANS) The earthquake that rocked Sikkim Sunday is unusual in terms of its magnitude and nature of origin, say leading geologists."There is nothing surprising in this earthquake ... Read more...

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Karmapa prays for quake affected people


September 20th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 20 (IANS) The 17th Karmapa, the only major Tibetan monk reincarnate recognised by both the Dalai Lama and China, Tuesday expressed grief over the deaths in the earthquake ... Read more...

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More aid to Sikkim, will visit state soon: Mamata


September 19th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri (West Bengal), Sep 19 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday said her government, which has extended support to quake-hit Sikkim, will continue its rescue and relief ... Read more...

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Quake kills 10, injures over 200 in Bengal


September 19th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri, Sep 19 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and over 200 injured in West Bengal's northern districts following the 6.8 magnitude earthquake that jolted large parts of ... Read more...

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PM sanctions Rs.2 lakh for quake victims


September 19th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday sanctioned Rs.2 lakh to the next of kin of each of those killed in the earthquake centred in Sikkim ... Read more...

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Experts rule out fresh killer quake in Nepal, Sikkim


September 19th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 19 (IANS) There is no further danger of another immediate major trembler, seismological experts in Nepal said Monday, after a quake killed 39 people in Nepal and India ... Read more...

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No casualty as tremors shake north India


September 8th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 8 (IANS) No casualty was reported from anywhere in northern India as an earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale hit the region overnight. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) ... Read more...

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4.2 intensity quake shakes Delhi out of its sleep


September 8th, 2011 - 2:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter Scale shook the Indian capital for 5-6 seconds at around 11.30 p.m. Wednesday, the Met department said, scaling ... Read more...

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Quake jolts US East Coast, n-plant shut down


August 24th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 24 (IANS) A strong earthquake - similar to one that struck 67 years ago - on the US East Coast shut down a nuclear power plant and prompted ... Read more...

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5.8 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Virginia, Washington, D.C.


August 24th, 2011 - 1:56 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Aug 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 5.8 magnitude earthquake has struck Virginia. The quake was felt in Washington, New York and North Carolina. The U.S. Geological Survey reported that the quake struck ... Read more...

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Quake jolts Turkey


July 26th, 2011 - 4:39 am ICT by IANS
Istanbul, July 25 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.2 magnitude on the Richter scale hit Turkey Monday evening, causing panic among residents of its Istanbul city, Xinhua reported.The quake had its ... Read more...

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