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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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Death toll reaches 30 in Mexico gas facility plant explosion


September 22nd, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by BNO News
REYNOSA, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- The death toll reached 30 after Tuesday's gas facility explosion in northern Mexico, local authorities said Friday.Initial reports indicated that at least 26 people had been killed ... Read more...

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Syrian crisis should not have military solution: UN chief


September 21st, 2012 - 2:38 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The solution to the Syrian crisis should not be military, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said."Government and opposition forces seem to be determined to ... Read more...

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Blast at Mexican gas facility kills 26, seven still missing


September 20th, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by BNO News
REYNOSA, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- At least 26 people were killed Tuesday and seven others remain missing after a huge blaze erupted at a PetrĂ³leos Mexicanos (Pemex) natural gas facility in northern ... Read more...

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Bengal rights panel seeks report on dengue from government


September 18th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) Expressing concern over the "alarming rise" in dengue cases in and around Kolkata, the West Bengal Human Rights Commission (WBHRC) Tuesday sought a report from the ... Read more...

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Eleven killed, over 25 missing as boat capsizes in Bihar (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 10 (IANS) At least 11 people, mostly children and women, drowned and over 25 people were missing after an overcrowded boat capsized in the Sone river in Bihar's ... Read more...

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Six killed, 20 missing as boat capsizes in Bihar


September 10th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 10 (IANS) At least six people, including two children and two women, drowned and nearly 20 people were missing after an overcrowded boat capsized in the Sone river ... Read more...

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Five more bodies fished out, Bankura accident toll now 7


September 7th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) Five more bodies were fished out of the Bhairabanki River Friday, raising the death toll in the bus accident in West Bengal's Bankura district to seven, ... Read more...

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Six arrested for Sivakasi fire tragedy


September 6th, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 6 (IANS) Six people have been arrested for the blaze in a firecracker unit in Tamil Nadu's Sivakasi town that killed 38 people, police said Thursday."Six people have ... Read more...

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36 die as firecracker factory catches fire (Fifth Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) At least 36 people were killed and more than 75 injured when a powerful explosion Wednesday tore through one of the biggest fireworks factories in ... Read more...

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Bengal dengue death toll rises to four


September 5th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 5 (IANS) The official dengue toll in West Bengal has risen to four with the disease striking 789 people, according to the state health department Wednesday.A 47-year-old woman, ... Read more...

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Dallas declares emergency over west Nile virus


August 17th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Dallas, Aug 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dallas County has declared a state of emergency after suffering 10 deaths from the west Nile virus. The announcement has set the stage for the stage for ... Read more...

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Railways start probe into train fire


August 2nd, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 2 (IANS) The railways Thursday began a probe into Monday's fire aboard Chennai-bound Tamil Nadu Express that killed 28 passengers in Andhra Pradesh.Dinesh Kumar Singh, the commissioner of ... Read more...

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Injured tourist succumbs, death toll is four


August 1st, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 1 (IANS) The death toll in the gas cylinder tragedy in Kashmir rose to four as a British woman critically injured in the accident succumbed to injuries here ... Read more...

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35 burnt alive in Tamil Nadu Express blaze (Fifth Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/Chennai, July 30 (IANS) In one of India's worst train tragedies, at least 35 passengers were killed, most of them in their sleep, and 25 injured when a coach of ... Read more...

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35 burnt alive as Tamil Nadu Express catches fire (Third Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/Chennai, July 30 (IANS) At least 35 passengers were killed and 25 injured when a coach of the Delhi-Chennai Tamil Nadu Express caught fire near Nellore in Andhra Pradesh early ... Read more...

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35 killed as Tamil Nadu Express catches fire (Second Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/Chennai, July 30 (IANS) At least 35 passengers were killed and 25 injured when a coach of the Delhi-Chennai Tamil Nadu Express caught fire near Nellore in Andhra Pradesh early ... Read more...

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16 Amarnath pilgrims killed as truck falls into gorge (Lead)


July 27th, 2012 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 27 (IANS) At least 16 people on their way back from the Amarnath pilgrimage were killed and 20 injured when the truck in which they were travelling rolled ... Read more...

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Rising death toll of Amarnath pilgrims raise health concerns


July 25th, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 25 (IANS) With 10 more pilgrims dying since Saturday, the death toll from natural causes during this year's Amarnath Yatra has risen to 98. Lack of acclimatization, ... Read more...

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Assam toll rises to 14, army called in (Third Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 22 (IANS) The death toll in the communal violence in Assam's Bodoland area rose to 14 Sunday even as the violence spread to Chirang district. The army has ... Read more...

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Assam toll rises to 12, army called in (Second Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 22 (IANS) The death toll in the communal violence in Assam's Bodoland area rose to 12 Sunday with police recovering three more bodies. The army has been pressed ... Read more...

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Assam toll is 12, curfew continues


July 22nd, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 22 (IANS) The death toll in the communal violence in Assam rose to 12 Sunday with police recovering three more bodies.The situation remains tense in lower Assam's Kokrajhar ... 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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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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Problems follow as floods recede in Assam


July 12th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Pajarbhanga (Barpeta), July 12 (IANS) Floods in Assam are almost over but not the problems of the victims.Most people in Pajarbhanga village, 15 km from Barpeta town in lower Assam, ... Read more...

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Three more bodies recovered in Himachal disaster (Lead)


July 8th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 8 (IANS) Rescue workers in Haryana Sunday recovered three more bodies of the eight people washed away while crossing a flooded rivulet in Himachal Pradesh's Sirmaur district.With this, ... Read more...

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One more body recovered in Himachal


July 8th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 8 (IANS) Rescue workers Sunday recovered one more body from Himachal Pradesh's Sirmaur district while the fate of six washed away while crossing a flooded rivulet is still ... Read more...

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Assam floods: Death toll reaches 100, 16 missing


July 5th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 5 (IANS) The death toll in the Assam floods Thursday rose to 100 even as the waters started to recede in most of the 27 affected districts except ... Read more...

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1.2 mn still ‘powerless’ in mighty America


July 4th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 4 (IANS) More than four days after a savage summer storm brought the world's most powerful nation to its knees, about 1.2 million customers in the American capital ... Read more...

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16 killed in Kenya church attacks


July 1st, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, July 1 (IANS) At least 16 people, including women, were killed and 40 others injured in twin grenade attacks in northern Kenya, police said Sunday.The attacks were carried ... Read more...

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Russia upbeat on Syria conference


June 30th, 2012 - 7:01 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is hoping an international conference on Syria -- to be held in Geneva Saturday -- will facilitate the country's progress to peace, the foreign ... Read more...

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Mantralaya fire: toll climbs to three (Lead)


June 22nd, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) The death toll in the major fire that swept the Maharashtra Mantralaya or secretariat here rose to three, an official of the city disaster control said.While ... Read more...

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Heat wave: Summer vacation extended in Odisha schools


June 16th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 16 (IANS) The Odisha government Saturday announced the extension of the summer vacation in schools by a week in view of an unabated heat wave sweeping the state ... Read more...

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15 killed in fire at Vizag steel plant


June 14th, 2012 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 13 (IANS) At least 15 people were killed and several others injured in a major fire that broke out in Visakhapatnam Steel Plant Wednesday night, witnesses said.The fire ... Read more...

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More peacocks die of heat in Aravalli


June 12th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 12 (IANS) After the death of eight peacocks Monday, three more of the national bird were found dead Tuesday in the same village, Hasanpur, in the Aravali hills ... Read more...

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