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Canary Islands fire threatens heritage site


August 7th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Canary Islands, Aug 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There was a fire outbreak in Canary Island, which is located in Spain. This incident occurred on Monday and it affected several homes and a national ... Read more...

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Three killed in Tripura cyclone


May 3rd, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 3 (IANS) Cyclonic storms accompanied by lightning continue to create havoc in Tripura, killing three more people Wednesday, taking the death toll to 15, an official said here ... Read more...

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One killed, 175 injured as tornado hits Tripura


May 1st, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 1 (IANS) A farmer was killed and 175 injured in Tripura when a tornado, accompanied by rain and hailstorm, hit the state, destroying more than 1,000 houses, uprooting ... Read more...

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Three killed in Tripura rainstorm


April 29th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 29 (IANS) At least three people, including a boy, have been killed in rainstorms ravaging parts of Tripura since Saturday, an official said here Sunday."A 76-year-old farmer in ... Read more...

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Squalls, hailstorm kill seven in Tripura


April 10th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 10 (IANS) At least seven people, including two children and an elderly man, were killed and over 30 injured as cyclonic storms accompanied by rains lashing several parts ... Read more...

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Storm kills three, damages many houses in Tripura


April 8th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 8 (IANS) At least three people, including a child and a government school teacher, were killed and two injured as a cyclonic storm accompanied by rains lashing several ... Read more...

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Fighting once a week? It’s good for marriage


January 11th, 2012 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Forty-four percent of married couples across India agree that the key to a long and happy marriage is having fights more than once a week, ... Read more...

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Andhra on alert as cyclone ‘Thane’ threatens coast (Lead)


December 27th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 27 (IANS) An alert was sounded along the Andhra coast as a cyclonic storm formation in the Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify and hit the coast ... Read more...

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Heavy rains kill 11 in Bihar


September 26th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 26 (IANS) Heavy rains have caused widespread havoc in Bihar and killed at least 11 people, including three children and two women, officials said Monday.All victims were killed ... Read more...

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Indian Navy intercepts foreign ship fleeing Mumbai


November 23rd, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) The Indian Navy Tuesday intercepted a foreign merchant ship off the coast of Diu by firing a warning shot at the fleeing vessel.According to a navy spokesperson, the ... Read more...

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Pak floods have hit infrastructure, weakened democracy, pressurised Army: Report


August 27th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug.27 (ANI): The destruction caused by the devastating floods in Pakistan have not only left hundreds of people killed and thousands homeless, but it has also broken the back ... Read more...

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Storm kills four, damages many houses in Tripura


June 4th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 4 (IANS) At least four people were killed and over 10 injured as a cyclonic storm accompanied by heavy rains Friday lashed several parts of Tripura, leaving behind a trail ... Read more...

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Helpline numbers for Air India flight IX-812 (Lead)


May 22nd, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 22 (IANSS) Air India has set up the following helpline numbers for queries on its IX-812 Flight that crashed Saturday Morning killing at least 158 people. "To assist us in continuing ... Read more...

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Coastal Andhra Battered By Rains as Cyclone Laila Approaches


May 20th, 2010 - 4:01 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) At least eight people have been killed in the heavy rains and fierce winds which battered the coastal districts of Hyderabad as Cyclone Laila made her way toward ... Read more...

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Cyclonic storm kills three, damages 1,000 houses in Tripura


May 17th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 17 (IANS) At least three people were killed and over 10 injured as a cyclonic storm lashed several parts of Tripura, leaving behind a trail of destruction, officials said Monday. ... Read more...

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Sixteen dead, 50,000 displaced as rains lash northeast (Roundup)


April 22nd, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala/Itanagar/Guwahati, April 22 (IANS) Incessant rains caused havoc in the northeastern states of Asssam, Arunachal Pradesh and Tripura, claiming at least 16 lives and displacing over 50,000 people, officials said Thursday. At ... Read more...

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Cyclonic storm kills four in Tripura


April 22nd, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 22 (IANS) At least four people were killed and more than 50 injured when a cyclonic storm lashed several parts of Tripura, causing a trail of destruction, officials said Thursday. ... Read more...

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Storm toll rises to 128, victims say relief inadequate (Roundup)


April 15th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Patna/Kolkata, April 15 (IANS) A day after a violent storm lashed parts of Bihar, West Bengal and Assam, the body count climbed to 128 Thursday. There is mounting anger and helplessness among ... Read more...

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Toll in Bihar storm rises to 81 (Lead)


April 15th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 15 (IANS) The death toll from a violent storm that ravaged the eastern part of Bihar rose to 81 Thursday, a day after it left a trail of destruction rendering ... Read more...

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Storm victims in Bihar await relief, toll reaches 72


April 15th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 15 (IANS) Thousands of people rendered homeless in Bihar awaited relief Thursday, a day after a violent storm ravaged parts of the state's eastern region killing at least 72 people. The ... Read more...

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87 killed as powerful storm hits West Bengal, Bihar (Intro Roundup)


April 14th, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata/Patna, April 14 (IANS) A ferocious storm ravaged parts of West Bengal and Bihar, leaving 87 people dead, destroying thousands of houses and snapping power and communication lines overnight, officials said Wednesday. At ... Read more...

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77 killed as powerful storm hits West Bengal, Bihar (Roundup)


April 14th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata/Patna, April 14 (IANS) A ferocious storm ravaged parts of West Bengal and Bihar, leaving 77 people dead, destroying thousands of houses and snapping power and communication lines overnight, officials said Wednesday. At ... Read more...

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31 dead, thousands homeless as storm lashes West Bengal (Lead)


April 14th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 14 (IANS) At least 31 people were killed and over 50,000 houses destroyed when a massive storm swept through West Bengal's North Dinajpur district, snapping power and communication lines and ... Read more...

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Opening of communication lines with PoK will boost cross-border trade: Omar Abdullah


March 19th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
By Tahir Nadeem KhanJammu March 19 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday said that telephone lines with Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) have been opened to boost cross border ... Read more...

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More than 10,000 evacuated in Fiji cyclone


March 16th, 2010 - 5:50 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, March 16 (DPA) Tropical Cyclone Tomas battered Fiji for a second day as more than 10,000 people took shelter in evacuation centres Tuesday throughout the Pacific island nation. Torrential rains and winds ... Read more...

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‘Tens of thousands’ killed in Haiti quake


January 14th, 2010 - 4:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 14 (DPA) Haitian President Rene Preval said estimates of the death toll in the devastating earthquake in capital Port-au- Prince could easily be in the tens of thousands, while other ... Read more...

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100 UN staff among ‘hundreds’ killed in Haiti quake


January 13th, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 13 (DPA) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said Wednesday "hundreds" of people may have been killed by a strong earthquake and its aftershocks that hit Haiti a day earlier, ... Read more...

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15 killed in heavy rain in Andhra (Lead)


October 1st, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 1 (IANS) Heavy rain lashed Andhra Pradesh killing 15 people, inundating several villages, damaging crops and disrupting transport and communication links, officials said Thursday. The heavy rain, which has been incessant ... Read more...

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Heavy rain lashes Andhra, six killed


October 1st, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 1 (IANS) Heavy rain lashed Andhra Pradesh killing six people, inundating several villages, damaging crops and disrupting transport and communication links, officials said Thursday. The heavy rain, which has been incessant ... Read more...

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Death toll up to 240 in Philippine floods


September 29th, 2009 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Sep 29 (DPA) The death toll in the devastating floods brought about by storm Ketsana in the Philippines has climbed to at least 240, with 37 still missing, the government said ... Read more...

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Rajnath Singh unlikely to expel Shourie: BJP sources


August 26th, 2009 - 8:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.26 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Rajnath Singh is unlikely to expel noted journalist and senior leader Arun Shourie from the party, but may just issue an admonishment, ... Read more...

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Cyclonic storm ‘Aila’ likely to hit West Bengal


May 25th, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 25 (ANI): The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has warned that the cyclonic storm "AILA" is likely to intensify further and move in a near northerly direction and cross West ... Read more...

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How scientists made fast quantum communication possible


April 30th, 2009 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 30 (ANI): Researchers from Toshiba and Cambridge University's Cavendish Laboratory have developed high speed detectors that are capable of receiving information with much higher key rates, thereby able to receive ... Read more...

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IPS officer moves court seeking custody of Lotika Sarkar


February 20th, 2009 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) A Bihar cadre Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Friday moved the Delhi High Court seeking custody of Lotika Sarkar, former Delhi University Law Faculty head, who ... Read more...

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Cyclone warning for coastal Andhra Pradesh


November 15th, 2008 - 11:13 pm ICT by ANI
Vishakapatnam, Nov 15 (ANI): The cyclonic storm, Khai Muk over west central Bay of Bengal moved westwards and lay centered at 0830 a.m. today near latitude 14.50 N and longitude 82.50 ... Read more...

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