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Orphaned by Leh floods, sisters adopted by army get back life


May 31st, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Two teenaged girls orphaned during the devastating cloudburst and floods in the Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir last August have got a new lease ... Read more...

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Missouri tornado toll reaches 139


May 29th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 29 (IANS/EFE) The number of deaths caused by last weekend's tornado in Joplin, Missouri, has risen to 139, authorities said.Almost a week since the disaster and on ... Read more...

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Delhi court blast suspect arrested in Ghaziabad (Lead)


May 27th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow/Ghaziabad/New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) A key suspect in the low-intensity blast in Delhi High Court premises Wednesday was arrested in Ghaziabad in a joint operation by Delhi Police and ... Read more...

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Bieber, Perry, Longoria help Tornado victims


May 25th, 2011 - 8:28 am ICT by IANS
London, May 25 (IANS) Teen pop sensation Justin Bieber, singer Katy Perry and actress Eva Longoria are raising funds to help the victims of the devastating tornado in Missouri, ... Read more...

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American Idol: Top Two Revealed!


May 20th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Wednesday night on American Idol, the top three contestants from this season, Scotty McCreery, Haley Reinhart, and Lauren Alaina took the stage and gave it their all on ... Read more...

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Obama visits area devastated by deadly tornados


April 30th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 30 (IANS/EFE) President Barack Obama was taken aback Friday when he saw the destruction caused by a series of tornados in the southern US, where according to ... Read more...

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UN chief to mark 25th anniversary of Chernobyl disaster


April 26th, 2011 - 3:45 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, April 26 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will mark the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster Tuesday, said a UN spokesman Monday after he visited the site of ... Read more...

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Hydrophone captures Japan quake roar


April 17th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 17 (IANS) A hydrophone has captured the menacing roar of the quake that hit Japan March 11, plunging the country into unprecedented chaos and devastation.The cataclysmic mega-quake sent ... Read more...

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Indian rescuers step up efforts to stabilise tsunami-hit Japan town


April 3rd, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 3 (ANI): The Indian rescue team that has taken charge of the search for people in the earthquake-cum-tsunami hit town of Onagawa in Japan, has reportedly taken out the body ... Read more...

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Three-day intensive search for missing people begins in tsunami hit Japan


April 1st, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 1 (ANI): Self-Defense Forces personnel and the U.S. military have reportedly begun a three-day intensive search for people who are still missing in coastal cities and towns of Japan that ... Read more...

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Samantha Cameron talks of ‘devastation’ of losing a child


March 30th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 30 (ANI): Samantha, the wife of British Prime Minister David Cameron, has told a charity gathering here of the devastation parents feel at losing a child.Samantha's speech at a ... Read more...

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Rebecca Black donates for relief efforts in Japan


March 29th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rebecca Black has some soft spot in her heart. The 13-year-old singer has been touched by the plight of the people in Japan following the earthquake ... Read more...

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Japan’s tsunami hit nuke plant workers unlikely to take up given option to quit


March 26th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar 26 (ANI): Tokyo Electric Power Corporation has reportedly given an option to workers of Japan's earthquake-cum-tsunami hit nuclear power station in Fukushima Prefecture to decide whether or not to continue ... Read more...

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Pakistan offers assistance for Japan quake victims


March 25th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 25 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has offered Japan all possible assistance to overcome the devastation caused by the catastrophic earthquake and ensuing tsunami.Zardari visited the Japanese ... Read more...

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Indian rescue team to leave for quake-hit Japan on Friday


March 24th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 24 (ANI): India has sent 10,000 litres of bottled water to Japan, reeling under the devastation caused by twin disaster, and said its search and rescue team of ... Read more...

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Virginia teacher Taylor Anderson ‘presumed dead’ in Japan’s disaster


March 22nd, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Mar 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The earthquake and the tsunami that struck Japan recently caused great devastation and killed tens of thousands of people. It was just a matter of time that ... Read more...

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Russia ready to disengage liquefied gas for Japan: Putin


March 20th, 2011 - 1:56 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has said that Russia is ready to increase its gas deliveries to Europe by six billion cubic metres for 100 ... Read more...

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Chinese keen to invest in quake-hit Japan property market


March 18th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 18 (IANS) Investors in China's Shanghai city are still interested in the property market of Japan that was hit by a giant tsunami following a massive earthquake, a ... Read more...

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Nearly 5 in 10 Americans think nuke power is safe energy source


March 18th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar. 18 (ANI): Nearly five in ten Americans think nuclear power is a safe source of energy, according to a Fox News poll released Thursday.Though, most of the respondents expressed ... Read more...

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Mental impact of Japan disaster will be felt ‘for some time to come’


March 18th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 18 (ANI): A psychology expert at Queen Mary, University of London has said that the Japan disaster had a devastating immediate effect on tens of thousands of people but the ... Read more...

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WHO representatives pay homage to Japan quake victims


March 16th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) World Health Organisation's (WHO) representatives from the Southeast Asian region Wednesday paid a tribute to those who lost their lives in the devastating earthquake and ... Read more...

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Gaga’s wristband raises $250,000 for Japan victims


March 16th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 16 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga has collected $250,000 from the sales of a wristband she designed to raise money for Japan's earthquake victims."Monsters (fans): in just ... Read more...

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Missing Haryana hotelier, family safe in Japan (Lead)


March 15th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Karnal (Haryana), March 15 (IANS) Five members of a Haryana family in Japan's Iwaki province, listed missing after last week's devastating earthquake and tsunami, are safe, their relatives said Tuesday.Narinder ... Read more...

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We feel helpless, say Japanese nationals in Delhi


March 12th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Noriko Nasukawa has not slept a wink since Friday afternoon when news started trickling in of the devastation caused by the tsunami and 8.9 ... Read more...

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Bollywood celebs pray for disaster-hit Japan


March 12th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) A host of Bollywood personalities, including Amitabh Bachchan, Shekhar Kapur and Madhuri Dixit have expressed grief at the devastation in Japan, which was hit ... Read more...

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Five people washed away off US coast by Japan tsunami


March 12th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): Five people have reportedly been washed off the US coast by the massive earthquake-cum-tsunami in Japan.They were swept out to sea in Crescent City, northern California, The Telegraph ... Read more...

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Indian astrologer predicts horrible devastation for Japan


March 12th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 12 (ANI): Noted astrologer Lachhman Das Madan has predicted more calamities for Japan, a day after that country was ravaged by an earthquake measuring 8.9 on the Richter Scale.The ... Read more...

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Japan halts Bullet trains


March 11th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 11 (IANS) Bullet trains, which can run at speeds up to 300 km per hour, have been halted following a massive earthquake and waves of tsunamis that hit ... Read more...

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New Zealand earthquake death toll rises to 123


February 26th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Feb.26 (ANI): The death toll in New Zealand's earthquake has reached 123 and is expected to rise further.According to stuff.co.nz website, more than hundred people are still missing and 123 are ... Read more...

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Pakistan looking for trade and market access, not international aid: Zardari


February 24th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Feb 24(ANI): Pakistan is not looking for aid, instead it is looking for trade and market access to "turn around" its shattered economy, President Asif Ali Zardari has said."Our people are ... Read more...

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Pope prays for victims of New Zealand quake


February 24th, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 24 (IANs/AKI) Pope Benedict XVI Wednesday offered prayers and condolences to the scores of people who perished in the earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand. His thoughts were also dedicated to ... Read more...

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Parenting after child’s death a tough challenge: Study


February 17th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): A York University psychology professor has said that one of the tough challenges a parent faces when a child dies is to learn how to parent the surviving ... Read more...

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Icelandic volcano ‘looks set to erupt dwarfing last year’s devastation’


February 10th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10 (ANI): Geologists have warned that another volcano on Iceland looks set to blow, bringing far more chaos than last year's eruption.Researchers detected the high risk of a new eruption ... Read more...

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Cyclone Yasi’s Oz ground zero looks like Vietnam in ‘Apocalypse Now’: Eyewitness


February 3rd, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Feb 3(ANI): The scene at Cyclone Yasi's ground zero in Australia has been described by one businessman as "apocalyptic".In Mission Beach, Queensland, where the tropical cyclone made landfall, wind gusts were ... Read more...

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Worldwide Search for “Samantha” After British Soldier Proposes to Wrong Woman


January 27th, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A voice mail message has gone viral in hopes that “Samantha”, who is pregnant with the baby of a British soldier serving in the war, can be found ... Read more...

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