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Will oppose anti-people fuel price hike: SP


September 14th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party said the anti-people policies of the Congress-led central government will take the country towards devastation and asserted it would fight the diesel price ... Read more...

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Sonia visits Jaipur areas devastated by heavy rains


August 30th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 30 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance chairperson Sonia Gandhi arrived here Thursday and met people who were affected by heavy rains and are living in relief camps, officials ... Read more...

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Hyderabad MP urges northeast people to stay


August 17th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 17 (IANS) Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) president Asaduddin Owaisi Friday assured people of the northeast region living in Hyderabad of protection and advised them not to leave the ... Read more...

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US offers help in Russia flood disaster


July 8th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 8 (IANS) The US has offered help to overcome a devastating flood in Russia, RIA Novosti reported.At least 150 people died in floods triggered by heavy rains Friday ... Read more...

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Sonia likely to visit flood-hit areas of Assam


June 29th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 29 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi is likely to visit Assam to take stock of the devastation caused by floods in the state.Assam Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) ... Read more...

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Pakistan donates $50,000 to Philippines


June 14th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, June 14 (IANS) The Philippines government has received a donation of $50,000 from Pakistan for reconstructing areas devastated by last year's tropical storm Washi, according to the country's foreign ... Read more...

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Army trains youth for armed forces’ career


May 30th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 30 (IANS) Crossing yet another milestone of Operation Sadbhavna (Goodwill) the Army has started training the youth of remote and border areas for a career in the armed ... Read more...

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Low intensity quake shakes Kashmir


May 10th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 10 (IANS) A light intensity tremor shook the Kashmir Valley late on Wednesday night, jolting many locals out of their sleep, the met office here said Thursday.Sonam Lotus, ... Read more...

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Army organises Jammu Premier League for budding cricketers


May 9th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 9 (IANS) It was Jammu's own 'premier league', where hundreds of young cricketers vied for a chance to play the game at the national and international level. And ... 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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Could corals survive more acidic oceans?


April 2nd, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 2 (IANS) Corals may yet be able to survive the acidification of the world's oceans, escaping the effects of climatic devastation.Researchers have identified a powerful internal mechanism that ... Read more...

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Pakistan lacks strategy to tackle radical Islamists: daily


March 12th, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 12 (IANS) Pakistan has no coherent strategy to deal with sectarian and radical Islamist groups that practise and preach violent jihad, said a leading daily that warned about ... Read more...

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Significant devastation in Syria’s Homs: UN official


March 9th, 2012 - 4:43 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, March 9 (IANS) Visiting UN under-secretary general for humanitarian affairs, Valerie Amos, has said the devastation in Syria's Homs city was "significant" and that she was "struck" by what ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Obama condoles loss of lives in the Philippines typhoon


December 20th, 2011 - 9:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 20 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has condoled the heavy casualties witnessed in the Philippines following a tropical storm and flooding since Saturday, said a White House ... Read more...

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RGV announces film on 26/11 terror attack


December 13th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) When Ram Gopal Varma visited the Taj Mahal Palace and Tower Hotel soon after the 26/11 terror attacks, it was speculated he would make ... Read more...

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IT components supply chain disrupted by Thai floods: MAIT


November 22nd, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Seeking the IT industry and consumers' support and patience in the severe shortage of hardware products, a manufacturers body Tuesday said that unprecedented rains and ... Read more...

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Governor insists on probe into Orissa flood cause


October 15th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 15 (IANS) The debate over the cause of recent floods in Orissa has widened with Governor M.C. Bhandare insisting on a probe despite objections by the state authorities, ... Read more...

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Zardari seeks global help to cope with disasters


October 8th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 8 (IANS) Pakistan has urged the international community, particularly the nations having advanced technology and expertise for disaster management, to help it in capacity building to handle eventualities ... Read more...

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Sania, Shoaib meet Zardari


September 30th, 2011 - 4:56 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 30 (IANS) Tennis star Sania Mirza and her cricketer husband Shoaib Malik Thursday met with Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari to discuss launching a fund-raising campaign for the ... Read more...

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Manmohan announces Rs.1,000 crore for quake-hit Sikkim (Lead)


September 29th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Gangtok, Sep 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday announced a Rs.1,000 crore grant to Sikkim to tide over the devastation caused by the Sep 18 earthquake that killed ... Read more...

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PM in Sikkim to review quake situation


September 29th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Gangtok, Sep 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday arrived in Sikkim on a daylong visit to assess and review the damage caused by the Sep 18 earthquake.Singh made ... Read more...

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Pakistan to raise flood aid in Dubai


September 28th, 2011 - 9:14 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 28 (IANS) Pakistan plans to launch a campaign here Thursday to raise funds for the flood affected people in that country.A 12-member Pakistani delegation, representing all political parties ... Read more...

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‘Foreign aid for flood-hit Pakistan inadequate’


September 27th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 27 (IANS) Though many countries have announced assistance for the flood-affected people of Pakistan, the aid is inadequate, officials said Tuesday.The international community has, so far, committed over ... Read more...

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Army in Jammu trains 5,000 for employment


September 25th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 25 (IANS) The army has registered, trained and guided more than 5,000 people in the Jammu region in the past year to get employment under Operation Sadbhavana , ... Read more...

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Sikkim quake toll 78, Chidambaram promises all help (Lead)


September 22nd, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Gangtok, Sep 22 (IANS) The death toll in the earthquake in Sikkim mounted to 78 even as Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday announced Rs.500 million central assistance for the ... Read more...

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Meira Kumar pained over Sikkim quake


September 21st, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Wednesday expressed anguish at the loss of lives in Sunday's Sikkim earthquake.Meira Kumar, who is in Jaipur to inaugurate ... Read more...

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Am grateful for mistakes pointed out: Modi


September 17th, 2011 - 1:48 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Sep 17 (IANS) Ahead of his three-day sadbhavna fast, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi said Friday he was "grateful" to those who had pointed out his "genuine mistakes" ... Read more...

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I saw Delhi High Court blast, 9/11: Nepal psychic


September 11th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 11 (IANS) A 34-year-old unemployed man from central Nepal claims to have "seen" the explosion before New Delhi's high court last week that killed 13 people, the ... Read more...

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Jellyfish can now be kept as tank pets due to new breakthrough


August 24th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jellyfishes can now be kept as pets thanks to a breakthrough in the design of aquarium tanks. Keeping the animals as pets was very tricky because ... Read more...

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Shutdown in Orissa against power plants


August 9th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 9 (IANS) Normal life was affected in two Orissa districts Tuesday with people blocking roads and carrying out marches to protest proposed power plants in the area.Vehicles went ... Read more...

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Rioters ripped out our hearts, says British MP


August 8th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) The British MP who represents Tottenham, the epicentre of the London violence, said the rioters "ripped the heart out" of his home area.David Lammy, who toured ... Read more...

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UN chief to travel to quake-hit Japan


August 3rd, 2011 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 3 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will depart Aug 6 on a trip to quake-affected areas of Japan, and later to South Korea, his spokesman Martin Nesirky ... Read more...

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Big B hopes for peace gadget!


July 25th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The terror attacks in Norway have made megastar Amitabh Bachchan wonder if science and technology can come up with a device that can remove ... Read more...

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Flood deaths rise to 15 in Nepal


July 2nd, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 2 (IANS) A newborn child and its mother, and a father and his two teenaged children, were among the 15 people killed in Nepal in two days as ... Read more...

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Pitt, Jolie donate $500,000 to tornado-struck city


June 11th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 11 (IANS) Hollywood couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have donated $500,000 to the relief effort in the tornado-struck city of Joplin, Missouri.Pitt, who grew up in ... Read more...

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