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Joint efforts needed to tackle natural disasters: Official


July 1st, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) There is a need to tackle natural disasters, which affect everyone, - poor or rich - in a collective manner, an official of India's disaster ... Read more...

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Honda Motors to cut India production by 50 percent


April 25th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Japanese automobile major Honda Motor's Indian subsidiary Monday said that it will reduce the production of its car models in the country by 50 percent ... Read more...

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Japan quake victims’ bodies could be radioactive


April 1st, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) Fear of radiation is preventing the authorities from collecting the bodies of about 1,000 victims of the March 11 Japan earthquake and ensuing tsunami.There is a ... Read more...

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‘No immediate impact of Japanese tsunami on Indian auto sector’


March 28th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 28 (IANS) The Japanese earthquake and tsunami may not adversely affect the Indian automobile sector in the short term, but the impact over medium to long term will ... Read more...

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Japan quake toll stands at 10,151, over 17,000 missing


March 26th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 26 (IANS) The catastrophic earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan's east coast March 11 have left 10,151 people dead, and at least 17,053 were still unaccounted for till ... Read more...

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Pakistan offers assistance for Japan quake victims


March 25th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 25 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has offered Japan all possible assistance to overcome the devastation caused by the catastrophic earthquake and ensuing tsunami.Zardari visited the Japanese ... Read more...

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Japan quake toll rises to over 8,900


March 22nd, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 22 (IANS) The catastrophic earthquake and ensuing tsunami that hit Japan March 11 have left 8,928 people dead, while at least 12,664 are still unaccounted for, Xinhua reported ... Read more...

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Japan PM cancels trip to area near troubled n-plant


March 21st, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 21 (IANS) Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan Monday called off a scheduled trip to an area 20 km away from the troubled Fukushima nuclear power plant due to ... Read more...

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Japanese elders hit hardest by tsunami


March 20th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 20 (IANS) Japan's elderly population has been the hardest hit after the catastrophic earthquake and subsequent tsunami that hit the country March 11, a group dealing with the ... Read more...

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Japan quake toll rises to over 7,300 (Lead)


March 19th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 19 (IANS) The toll in the catastrophic earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan has gone up to 7,320 people, a police report here said Saturday.The National Police ... Read more...

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Japan quake: Toll rises to over 7,000


March 19th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 19 (IANS) The toll in the catastrophic earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan has left over 7,000 people dead, a police report said Saturday.The National Police Agency said ... Read more...

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Over 2,400 deaths confirmed in Japan


March 15th, 2011 - 8:50 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 15 (IANS) Japan's National Police Agency said 2,414 deaths had been confirmed by 8.00 a.m. Tuesday, after Friday's catastrophic earthquake and ensuing tsunami, according to Xinhua.The magnitude-9 earthquake ... Read more...

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Study digs for climate history beneath Dead Sea


December 24th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 24 (ANI): Tel Aviv University is heading an international study that for the first time will dig deep beneath the Dead Sea, 500 meters (about a third of a mile) ... Read more...

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60 Minutes Reports: Future of San Fransisco’s Bay Bridge


April 26th, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Most people who live and work in the San Fransisco Bay area are aware of the extreme likelihood that they will be hit with a catastrophic earthquake similar ... Read more...

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Venezuela Provides $100 Million To Earthquake Hit Haiti


March 17th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Caracas, Mar 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Venezuela is among the latest country to pledge its support to the rehabilitation process in the devastated Caribbean nation Haiti, which was hit by a ... Read more...

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Sen Amy Klobuchar Won Freedom of Orphans Seized At Haiti Airport


February 24th, 2010 - 11:16 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Feb 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After enduring unknown horrors following the catastrophic earthquake which shook the world, and devastated Haiti, six children were finally on their way to safe homes in America. ... Read more...

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Haiti earthquake death toll has reached 212,000: Prime Minister Bellerive


February 5th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
Port au Prince (Haiti), Feb 5(ANI): Haiti Prime Minister Jean-Max Bellerive has said the death toll from last month's catastrophic earthquake has reached 212,000, while the number of homeless may be far ... Read more...

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Haiti Earthquake Relief Work Needs More Medical Aid & Tent


January 29th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Haiti, Jan 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Two weeks have passed after the catastrophic earthquake hit Haiti and took a toll on the lives of the inhabitants. Port au Prince, the capital ... Read more...

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Foreign adoption last resort for Haiti quake orphans: Unicef


January 20th, 2010 - 3:39 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Jan 20 (IANS/EFE) The United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) said Tuesday that international adoption should be the "last resort" for children orphaned by last week's catastrophic earthquake in Haiti. "Unicef's position has ... Read more...

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Haiti After The Quake


January 17th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Haiti, Jan 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The catastrophic earthquake at Haiti of magnitude 7.0 has shaken the nation. The devastating earthquake took away thousands of lives rendering so many people homeless. ... Read more...

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Relief effort ramps up in Haiti as survivor window closes


January 17th, 2010 - 8:11 am ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Jan 17 (DPA) International relief efforts were slowly finding their way into impoverished Haiti on Saturday, but distributing the aid was a massive problem as the window to find survivors ... Read more...

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Rush Limbaugh Comments On Quake Struck Haiti


January 14th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The racist attitude of the radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh came out very clearly on his show on Jan 13. He did not falter to ... Read more...

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Massive earthquake devastates Haiti (Second Lead)


January 13th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Jan 13 (DPA) A magnitude 7 earthquake struck Tuesday evening near this capital of Haiti, blocking roads, collapsing buildings and leaving bodies strewn in the streets. With spotty communications into the ... Read more...

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Haiti earthquake claims hundreds of lives


January 13th, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.13 (ANI): Hundreds of people, including two Australians, are feared dead after the 7.0 magnitude quake struck the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince.Three strong aftershocks followed the quake, which has flattened ... Read more...

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US expects serious loss of life in Haiti


January 13th, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 13 (DPA) The US expects "serious loss of life" after the earthquake in Haiti Tuesday, and was moving quickly to assemble disaster relief teams. The State Department had managed to contact ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama reaches out to China quake victims


May 13th, 2008 - 3:13 pm ICT by admin
Dharamsala, May 13 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Tuesday mourned the deaths of those killed Monday in an earthquake in China's Sichuan province. In a message here, the Dalai Lama ... Read more...

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