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Two killed in fire-cracker stockpile blast


September 12th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 12 (IANS) Two women were killed here Wednesday when a fire-cracker stockpile in their house exploded. Over a dozen people in the house suffered serious burn injuries, Senior ... Read more...

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31 killed in Syrian bombings (Lead, Changing dateline)


September 10th, 2012 - 7:40 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, Sep 10 (IANS) At least 31 people were killed Sunday in two separate bombings that marked an intensification of violence in the unrest-torn Syria, Xinhua reported.The day started with ... Read more...

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Earthquake shakes China’s Yunnan province


September 7th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, Sept 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) At least 20 people have been confirmed dead when a series of devastating earthquakes hit the southwest of china. One of the earthquakes is said to have ... Read more...

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Two children die in wall collapse


September 5th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Sep 5 (IANS) Two young siblings were killed after a wall collapsed and fell on their hut following heavy rains in Nagpur, police said.The two boys, aged eight and ... Read more...

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Mumbai Metro accident: One killed, seven injured


September 4th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) One person was killed and seven others were injured when a slab of a staircase of an under-construction Metro railway station collapsed here Tuesday, officials said.The ... Read more...

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Couple Find Medieval Shaft beneath Sofa


August 30th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Plymouth, Aug 30 (NEWS) A couple in Plymouth have found a well that might date back to the 16th century under their sofa. Collin Steer and his wife had for a very ... Read more...

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Side of Egremont house falls into River Ehen


August 29th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Crumbia, Aug 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A house was damaged at one side which fell into the river located just beside the house. This incident took place at Egremont in Cumbria ... Read more...

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Three killed in Allahabad house collapse


August 27th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, Aug 27 (IANS) Three people, including a woman, were killed early Monday when the roof of their house caved in, police said.The mishap occurred at Gobra Himar village, in ... Read more...

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One killed in Thane building collapse


August 19th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Thane (Maharashtra), Aug 19 (IANS) One person was killed and three others were injured when the top two floors of an old building collapsed Sunday in Bhiwandi town of Thane ... Read more...

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Iran twin quake toll rises to 306


August 13th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 13 (IANS) The toll in Saturday's strong twin quakes in northwest Iran has risen to 306, Fars news agency cited the Iranian health minister as saying Monday.Marzieh Vahid ... Read more...

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Weird weather rains seaweed over Gloucestershire village


August 9th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Gloucestershire Village, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Residents of Gloucestershire Village were left wondering when the weather brought them seaweed rain. The residents were left in awe when they woke up to seaweed ... Read more...

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Seven killed due to rains in Jammu


August 6th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 6 (IANS) At least seven people, including two women, have been killed and scores injured in heavy rains that led to many houses collapsing in the remote mountainous ... Read more...

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Four killed in Pakistan bombing


August 5th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 5 (IANS) At least four people were killed Sunday and 10 injured, including women and children, when a car bomb exploded in Pakistan's southwest city of Quetta, media ... Read more...

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Two killed, 15 injured in Pakistan building blast


August 4th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 4 (IANS) At least two people were killed and 15 injured when three buildings collapsed following an explosion in a fireworks workshop in Pakistan's Multan city Saturday, media ... Read more...

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Remove debris from Hindon river bed: Tribunal


July 29th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 29 (IANS) The National Green Tribunal has directed the Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) and the irrigation department of Uttar Pradesh to clear the debris dumped on Hindon river ... Read more...

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Six students killed in UP school roof collapse


July 27th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 27 (IANS) Six class 5 students were killed Friday when a portion of their school's roof collapsed, burying them under the debris, in Uttar Pradesh's Bijnor district, police ... Read more...

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Hamilton blames ‘cruel luck’ for Hockenheim fiasco


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hockenheim (Germany) July 23 (IANS/CMC) McLaren driver Lewis Hamilton has cursed his "cruel luck" after a puncture and then gearbox problems forced him to retire in the Formula One German ... Read more...

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Cleaning exercise begins at Maruti factory


July 21st, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 21 (IANS) An exercise to clear the Maruti Suzuki factory of debris and charred remains of items began in Manesar Saturday, three days after workers indulged in ... Read more...

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18 killed in Mizoram bus accident


July 21st, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, July 21 (IANS) At least 18 people were killed and 17 others injured when a bus carrying them fell into a gorge in Mizoram early Saturday, an official said.The ... Read more...

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One killed in Mumbai monorail project site accident


July 20th, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS)At least one person was killed and five others were injured when a slab of the under-construction monorail crashed in a slum area late Thursday, officials said.The ... Read more...

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Turkey denies fighter jet shot down by Syria


July 14th, 2012 - 4:33 am ICT by IANS
Ankara, July 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Turkish military has backed down from its previous claim that its fighter jet was downed last month by Syrian forces."The actual cause of the ... Read more...

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Post Higgs, Cern turns spotlight on dark matter


July 8th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) Post Higgs boson's discovery, touted as the biggest leap in physics, scientists at CERN are preparing to turn the spotlight on dark matter.Physicists believe dark ... Read more...

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Russia rains: Toll rises to nearly 80 (Lead)


July 7th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 78 people have died after heavy downpour triggered massive floods in Russia's southern Krasnodar region, the emergencies ministry said Saturday.In the worst-hit Gelendzhik ... Read more...

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Rains, floods kill 50 in Russia


July 7th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 53 people have died after heavy downpour triggered floods in Russia's southern Krasnodar region, the emergencies ministry said Saturday.In the worst hit Gelendzhik ... Read more...

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Cloud burst kills one in Chamoli, Badrinath route blocked


July 5th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chamoli, July 5 (IANS) A cloud burst in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district Thursday morning killed a woman and injured four people, and blocked roads to Badrinath, an official said.Talking to IANS, ... Read more...

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Mayawati regime razed ASI protected heritage building: CAG


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 3 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) in its March 2011 report, which was tabled in the Uttar Pradesh assembly Monday, has indicted the Mayawati regime ... Read more...

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Seven killed in China landslide


June 30th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 30 (IANS) At least seven people were killed in a landslide that hit a highway in China's Sichuan province earlier this week, the authorities said Saturday.The landslide occurred ... Read more...

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Two killed in Delhi wall collapse


June 27th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Two labourers Wednesday died on the spot when an under-construction wall of a drain collapsed here, police said.The accident took place around 10 a.m. in ... Read more...

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Landslide kills one in Guwahati


June 25th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 25 (IANS) One woman was feared dead while another person was seriously injured as incessant rains since Sunday triggered landslides Monday in Assam's main city Guwahati.The accident occurred ... Read more...

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Three killed in Maharashtra highway landslide


June 20th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Amravati, June 20 (IANS) Three labourers from Orissa and Chhattisgarh were killed in a landslide on the Amravati-Mumbai national highway near Badnera in this district Wednesday evening, highway police said.The ... Read more...

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Five bodies found in quake-hit Afghan district


June 12th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 12 (IANS) Five bodies have been found from the rubble in an Afghan district that was hit by a landslide after an earthquake jolted parts of the country ... Read more...

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Apex court issues notice to Rajasthan on illegal mining


June 8th, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the Rajasthan government on a petition alleging that despite a ban, illegal mining was continuing in the state's ... Read more...

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16 teens die in Bolivia bus accident


June 8th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico, June 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 16 teenagers were killed and 32 injured after their bus plunged 120 meters into a ravine in the northwest of Bolivia, Nuevo Herald ... Read more...

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Russia, Kazakhstan in deadlock over rocket launches


May 30th, 2012 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
Astana, May 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and Kazakhstan have failed to reach an agreement on a new drop zone for the debris of Russian carrier rockets being launched from the ... Read more...

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Two killed, two injured in wall collapses


May 13th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Two people, including a 25-year-old woman, were killed while two injured in two separate wall collapses in the capital, police said Sunday.Abhishek, 20, a resident ... Read more...

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