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World waiting for Indian football to emerge: Bayern legend Breitner


December 9th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Bayern Munich football legend Paul Breitner feels 162 ranked India must play regularly against top teams, not fearing embarrassing results, if it want to ... Read more...

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Review ban on Japanese food imports: foreign ministry


April 7th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) The external affairs ministry wants a review of the health ministry's decision to suspend for three months food imports from Japan due to radiation hazards ... Read more...

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India suspends food imports from Japan


April 5th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) India Tuesday suspended food imports from Japan for three months or until concerns remain in the wake of radiation hazards arising from the Fukushima nuclear ... Read more...

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19 more exposed to nuke radiations in Japan


March 13th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar.13 (ANI): Nineteen more people have been exposed to the radioactive radiations at Fukushima nuclear plant, in addition to three cases of exposure recorded on Saturday in Japan.People were taken to ... Read more...

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Japan quake search team leaves New Zealand for disaster in own country


March 12th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar.12 (ANI): A Japanese search team working in the earthquake-devastated Christchurch city of New Zealand is returning to Japan to deal with the crisis there.New Zealand Prime Minister John Key ... Read more...

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Prince William to visit New Zealand, Australia disaster zones


March 9th, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar.9 (ANI): Prince William plans to visit New Zealand and Australia next week to tour areas destroyed by natural disasters.William will travel to Christchurch, New Zealand, where a deadly earthquake ... Read more...

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Christchurch earthquake damage is as bad as Haiti quake: Helen Clark


February 27th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Feb.27 (ANI): Former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark has said that the earthquake in Christchurch is bad as the Haiti earthquake of 2010.According to the stuff.co.nz website, Clark visited Christchurch ... Read more...

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New Zealand may face further quake aftershocks; Oz seismologist


February 26th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Feb.26 (ANI): An Australian seismologist has warned that Christchurch could face earthquake aftershocks for a year and added that Wellington is at risk of experiencing bigger earthquake."I think there will be ... Read more...

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Avatar director - James Cameron all set to plant 1 million trees


August 16th, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Aug 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After directing the block buster 3D movie Avatar and creating numerous records in the process, James Cameron is now all set to do his bit for the ... Read more...

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Romance costs another Canadian commander his job


July 10th, 2010 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 10 (IANS) Just a month after it sacked its top commander in Afghanistan for having a romantic affair with a female trooper, Canada has kicked out its top military man ... Read more...

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Mass Departure Of The Frogs A Precursor To The Earthquake In Greece?


May 31st, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 31, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A huge amount of frogs compelled the shutting down of a crucial highway in northern Greece. They constituted a mass exodus while departing ... Read more...

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Qinghai quake: China should now directly engage Dalai Lama (Comment)


April 18th, 2010 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
By Mayank Chhaya The deadly earthquake in the Qinghai Province in northwestern China, which killed 1400, mostly Tibetan people, on April 14, offers an extraordinary opportunity to Beijing to allow the Dalai ... Read more...

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Chile Aftershocks Might Be Felt For Years


March 6th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Washington, Mar 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 8.8 magnitude earthquake that had rocked Chile recently had devastated the lives of people in the region. The deadly earthquake of Haiti had shocked ... Read more...

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Chile earthquake’s aftershocks spread panic amongst the residents


March 4th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Concepcion, Mar 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There was a strong aftershock after Chile’s massive 8.8 magnitude earthquake, and it spread panic amongst the residents of the city of Concepcion. However it was ... Read more...

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Canada to house Haiti government temporarily


February 16th, 2010 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 16 (IANS) Canada has announced it will temporarily house the government of quake-devastated Haiti. According to the latest estimates, more than 200,000 people died in the deadly earthquake which hit Haiti ... Read more...

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“We Are The World: 25 For Haiti” Video Premiered On February 12


February 13th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Feb 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Winter Olympics, which is one of the most prestigious sporting events is a major attraction for the sportsmen of different fields. To mark the start of ... Read more...

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Ann Curry Tweets Her Experience Of Being Trapped In An Elevator


February 3rd, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Manhattan, Feb 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The news that Ann Curry, one of the most popular news anchors and news journalists of the United States was stuck in an elevator for ... Read more...

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Cruise Ship Docks In Labadee After Haiti Earthquake


January 23rd, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Labadee, Jan 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) These days almost everyone is concerned for the people of Haiti, whose lives have been devastated after the deadly earthquake ruined the complete civilization of ... Read more...

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US Adopts 53 Haiti Orphans: More Requests Pending


January 20th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The deadly earthquake that devastated almost the entire civilization of Haiti has made a large number of Haitian children orphans and people have expressed concern about ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods Likely To Provide Aid For Haiti Victims


January 15th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) For a change, disgraced golfer Tiger Woods is hitting headlines for the right reasons. If certain reports are to be believed, then the champion golfer has ... Read more...

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Wyclef Jean, Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt Provide Aid For Haiti Victims


January 14th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In the wake of the massive earthquake that rocked Haiti earlier this week, celebrities such as musician Wyclef Jean and Hollywood couple Brad Pitt and Angelina ... Read more...

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Baja Earthquake Creates A Stir In the Region


December 31st, 2009 - 8:26 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec.31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nature's wrath could be felt today in the southwest United States, as the Baja earthquake of 5.8 magnitude with its menacing footsteps played havoc in North California. ... Read more...

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Madge, Gwyneth Paltrow donate designer bags to Italian earthquake fund


June 4th, 2009 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): Madonna and best pal Gwyneth Paltrow are putting their purses up for auction, to help raise funds for the victims of the deadly earthquake that struck Italy ... Read more...

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A deadly earthquake has stuck Mexico City


April 29th, 2009 - 1:42 am ICT by GD
Mexico was stuck by a major earthquake Monday. It was felt the strongest in Mexico City, the capital of the country. Later scientists confined that the earthquake the people of Mexico City ... Read more...

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China welcomes Year of Ox


January 25th, 2009 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 25 (DPA) China ushered in the traditional lunar Year of the Ox with a massive fireworks display Sunday night in its capital Beijing.China's transportation authorities reported an increase of more ... Read more...

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UN to provide food to Pakistan quake survivors


October 30th, 2008 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 30 (DPA) The UN World Food Programme (WFP) said Thursday it planned to provide food assistance to nearly 20,000 people left homeless by the deadly earthquake that struck Pakistan's northwestern ... Read more...

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Pakistan not to seek global help for quake victims


October 29th, 2008 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 29 (DPA) Pakistan said Wednesday it does not intend to seek international help following the deadly earthquake that hit the country's southwest Balochistan province, killing 160 people and leaving thousands ... Read more...

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At least 87,000 feared dead in China’s May 12 quake


September 4th, 2008 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 4 (Xinhua) At least 87,000 people are feared to have perished in the deadly May 12 earthquake in the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan, an expert said Thursday in a ... Read more...

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Beijing checks up its last-minute Olympic preparation


July 29th, 2008 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, July 29 (Xinhua) The host city of the 29th Summer Olympic Games is going through every details of its seven-year-long preparation as the Beijing Olympics are all set to begin August ... Read more...

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Beijing prepares to deliver a smooth Olympic Games


July 8th, 2008 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, July 8 (Xinhua) In the eventful year of 2008 which saw China hit by snow storms and a deadly earthquake, Beijing hopes to deliver a smooth Olympic Games to reverse the ... Read more...

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Seismologists warn strong aftershocks to follow Greek quake


June 9th, 2008 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Athens, June 9 (DPA) Seismologists warned Monday that the strong earthquake that struck southwestern Greece over the weekend, killing two and injuring more than 150, will be followed by a strong aftershock. ... Read more...

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Two killed, 37 injured in earthquake in Greece


June 9th, 2008 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
DPA Athens, June 8 (DPA) An earthquake measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale struck southwestern Greece Sunday, killing two people and injuring at least 37, officials said. Greece's Interior Minister Prokopis Pavlopoulos said ... Read more...

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China continued Internet censorship to regulate deadly earthquake news


May 25th, 2008 - 12:12 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 25 (ANI): Even when the deadly 7.9-magnitude earthquake wrecked havoc in China earlier this month, the Government censors in the country continued to monitor the Internet."Reporters rushed to ... Read more...

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WHO rushes more medical aid, health experts to China


May 22nd, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by admin
DPA Manila, May 22 (DPA) The World Health Organization (WHO) is rushing more medical supplies to China to help treat more than 130,000 victims of a deadly earthquake last week, the organisation's Manila-based ... Read more...

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Miracle, as woman rescued after 124 hrs of China quake with only mild back injuries


May 19th, 2008 - 1:02 pm ICT by admin
Beijing , May 19 (ANI): A young woman survived without food and water for nearly 124 hours in a Chinese province before she was rescued from under the debris of a ... Read more...

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