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Powerful earthquake hits southwestern Colombia, no casualties


October 1st, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by BNO News
BOGOTA, COLOMBIA (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck southwestern Colombia near the border with Ecuador on late Sunday morning, seismologists and witnesses said, but there were no immediate reports of ... Read more...

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Karachi woman hunts for trapped husband, finds his mobile


September 13th, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 13 (IANS) A woman desperately looking for her husband found his mobile phone next to a charred body at a mortuary here - but she was still not ... Read more...

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Bus with over 30 people falls into Himachal gorge (Lead)


September 11th, 2012 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 10 (IANS) A state roadways bus carrying more than 30 passengers skidded off the road and fell into a 500-foot-deep gorge Monday evening in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra district, ... Read more...

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Efforts on to douse fire in cargo ship off Mumbai, no casualties


September 10th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) Efforts were underway Monday to extinguish a fire which broke out in a cargo ship, MV Amsterdam Bride, anchored eight km south of Mumbai harbour, said ... Read more...

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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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Fire at Mumbai commercial complex under control (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) A major fire that broke out on the 12th floor of a commercial building in northwest Mumbai Friday was brought under control after over three hours ... 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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Fire at Mumbai commercial complex


September 7th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) A major fire broke out on the 12th floor of a commercial building in the business hub of northwest Mumbai Friday, officials said. No casualties have ... Read more...

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Five die in China quake


September 7th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 7 (IANS) At least five people were killed and more than 20,000 houses damaged in an earthquake that jolted southwest China's Yunnan and Guizhou provinces, authorities said.The ... Read more...

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Low-intensity quake in northeast


September 7th, 2012 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 7 (IANS) A slight intensity earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale shook India's northeast late Thursday. There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage to property.The ... Read more...

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7.6-magnitude quake off central Philippines (Lead, Changing dateline)


August 31st, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Aug 31 (IANS) A major earthquake measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale was felt off the east coast of Samar province in the central Philippines at 8.47 p.m. local ... Read more...

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Man in Afghan army uniform kills three NATO soldiers


August 30th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 30 (IANS) A man wearing a uniform of the Afghan National Army (ANA) shot dead three NATO soldiers in southern Afghanistan Wednesday, the coalition confirmed Thursday. Wednesday's attack ... Read more...

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Russian executed in 1918 cleared 94 years later


August 24th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 24 (IANS) Prosecutors in Russia, embarking on a quest for historical justice, formally cleared a peasant executed in 1918 for opposing the Bolsheviks, RIA Novosti reported.Two Communists sent ... Read more...

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Afghan police kill 15 militants, detain 11


August 23rd, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 23 (IANS) Afghan police have killed over a dozen Taliban militants and arrested 11 others during a series of operations since Wednesday, the interior ministry said in ... Read more...

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Massive fire in Dubai perfume factory


August 23rd, 2012 - 5:26 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 23 (IANS) A major perfume factory in Dubai was gutted in a huge fire Wednesday along with four warehouses, according to media reports. There were, however, no casualties ... Read more...

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Hundreds of tourists stranded in Himachal Pradesh


August 20th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 20 (IANS) Hundreds of people, including foreign tourists, have been stranded in Himachal Pradesh's Spiti subdivision for the past two days after the closure of roads due to ... Read more...

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Quake jolts northeast India


August 19th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 19 (IANS) An earthquake of moderate intensity shook India's northeast Sunday afternoon. There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage to property.The quake measuring 5.0 on the ... Read more...

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90 killed in Iran quake


August 12th, 2012 - 1:57 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 90 people were killed after an earthquake hit northwestern Iran Saturday, the Fars news agency reported.Two powerful tremors measuring 6.4 and 6.3 on ... Read more...

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Soldier killed while foiling infiltration bid


August 9th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 9 (IANS) An army rifleman was killed while troops were trying to foil an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir, an official said Thursday.The ... Read more...

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Mumbai offers insurance to Ganeshotsav revelers


August 8th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) The Mumbai civic agency Wednesday announced a scheme to provide insurance and medical assistance to participants in next month's 11-day Ganeshotsav festival, an official said here.Mayor ... Read more...

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Tremor rocks Ladakh area, no casualties


August 7th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 7 (IANS) A light intensity earthquake rocked Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday, said an official. No loss of life or property was reported from anywhere in ... Read more...

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US gurdwara gunman sported 9/11 tattoo


August 6th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) The man who went on a killing spree at a gurdwara in a Milwaukee suburb, leaving six people dead, sported a 9/11 tattoo on one arm, ... Read more...

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Improve intelligence to thwart blasts: Pawar


August 4th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar Saturday called upon the Maharashtra government to improve its intelligence set-up to prevent a repeat of the serial blasts in Pune ... Read more...

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Manali-Rohtang Pass closed after cloudburst


August 4th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 4 (IANS) Hundreds of vehicles were stranded on the Manali-Rohtang Pass highway due to massive landslides triggered by a cloudburst near picturesque resort of Manali, an official said ... Read more...

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Train accident averted in Bengal


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 3 (IANS) A major train accident was averted in West Bengal when the driver of an express train stopped the engine after it got detached from the passenger ... Read more...

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Garo rebels, security forces exchange fire in Meghalaya


July 30th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 30 (IANS) A fierce gun-battle broke out between the security forces and Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) rebels Monday in the newly-created North Garo Hills district in western ... Read more...

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Southern Philippine rebels clash and kill 12 soldiers


July 28th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by BNO News
ZAMBOANGA CITY, PHILIPPINES (BNO NEWS) -- At least twelve soldiers and five rebels were confirmed dead after clashes broke out in southern Philippines, officials said Thursday.Fighting broke out at around 7:30 a.m. ... Read more...

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Fire in Mumbai mall


July 25th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) A fire broke out in the topmost floor and the food court of Oberoi Mall in northwest Mumbai Wednesday, officials said. No casualties have been reported.Preliminary ... Read more...

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5.6 magnitude quake felt in Kashmir Valley


July 19th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 19 (IANS) A 5.6 magnitude medium-intensity quake with its epicentre along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border was felt in the Kashmir Valley Thursday. There were no immediate reports of casualties ... Read more...

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Syria: UN says military operation in Tremseh targeted activists


July 16th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by BNO News
TREMSEH, SYRIA (BNO NEWS) -- A military operation carried out in the Syrian village of Tremseh on Thursday targeted mainly army defectors and activists, according to United Nations (UN) observers who visited ... Read more...

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Minor fire at Indian embassy in Myanmar (Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon/New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) A minor fire broke out Sunday evening at the five-storey building of the Indian embassy in Myanmar's former capital city of Yangon, but it was ... Read more...

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Fire at Indian embassy in Myanmar


July 16th, 2012 - 7:32 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, July 16 (IANS) A fire broke out Sunday evening at the five-storey office building of the Indian embassy in Myanmar's former capital city of Yangon, but it was put ... Read more...

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36 Indian pilgrims die in Nepal bus crash (Second Lead)


July 15th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu/New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) At least 36 Indians were among 40 people killed Sunday when an overcrowded bus carrying Hindu pilgrims from India to a temple in Nepal veered ... Read more...

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35 pilgrims killed in Nepal bus accident (Lead)


July 15th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 15 (IANS) At least 35 pilgrims, most of them Indians, were killed and 12 injured in a road accident in western Nepal Sunday afternoon after their bus veered ... Read more...

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Earthquake in northeast


July 15th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kohima, July 15 (IANS) A 5.4 magnitude earthquake hit Nagaland and three other north-eastern states in the wee hours of Sunday triggering panic. No casualties have been reported.According to Regional ... Read more...

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