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3 killed, 50 injured when trains collide near Karachi


September 17th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by BNO News
KARACHI, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Two passenger trains collided near Pakistan's largest city of Karachi on early Monday morning, killing two railway employees and a passenger and injuring more than 50 others, ... Read more...

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Passenger plane crashes in Russia’s Far East, killing 10


September 13th, 2012 - 2:52 am ICT by BNO News
PALANA, RUSSIA (BNO NEWS) -- A small regional airliner crashed as it was preparing to land at an airport in northeastern Russia on early Wednesday afternoon, killing ten people and injuring four ... Read more...

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Blaze at fireworks factory in southern India kills 38, injures 60


September 6th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by BNO News
SIVAKASI, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- A fast-moving fire swept through a fireworks factory in southern India on Wednesday afternoon, killing at least 39 people and injuring more than 60 others, emergency officials ... Read more...

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Roof collapse in northern Pakistan kills 5, injures 3


September 5th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by BNO News
PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- The roof of a residential building collapsed in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar on Tuesday morning, killing a couple and three of their children, local media ... Read more...

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Heavy monsoon rains in northern Pakistan kill 26


August 25th, 2012 - 3:04 am ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Heavy monsoon rains that triggered flooding in northern Pakistan has killed at least 26 people and destroyed more than 100 houses, according to a preliminary assessment released ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Death toll in Philippine jeepney accident reaches 11


May 15th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by BNO News
MANILA, PHILIPPINES (BNO NEWS) -- The death toll after an overloaded jeepney plunged into a ravine in the northern Philippines on Sunday afternoon has risen to eleven, emergency officials said on Monday. ... Read more...

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Russian plane carrying 44 people goes missing near Jakarta


May 9th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- A Russian-made Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft disappeared near a mountain south of the Indonesian capital of Jakarta on Wednesday while carrying out a demonstration flight, officials said. ... Read more...

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Satellite phones to help Bihar fight Maoists, floods


April 23rd, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 23 (IANS) Satellite phones will be installed at 85 places in Maoist and flood-affected districts of Bihar for better communications in times of emergency, officials Monday said.An official ... Read more...

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Floods hit homes in Russia


April 22nd, 2012 - 7:12 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Over 500 homes were flooded in the central Russian region of Ryazan after melting snow caused the river Moksha to overflow, officials said.At least 1,179 ... Read more...

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UTair passenger plane crashes in Siberia, killing 31


April 2nd, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by BNO News
TYUMEN, RUSSIA (BNO NEWS) -- A passenger plane operated by UTair Aviation crashed shortly after takeoff from an airport in Siberia on early Monday morning, killing at least 31 of the people ... Read more...

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South Africa taxi accident kills 11


March 13th, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by BNO News
UMZIMKULU, South Africa (BNO NEWS) -- Eleven people were killed on Monday morning when an illegal taxi collided with a truck in the eastern region of South Africa, emergency officials said. Roads ... Read more...

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Three die when South Korean vessel catches fire near Antarctica


January 12th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by BNO News
AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND (BNO NEWS) -- Three Vietnamese crew members were killed on Wednesday when a South Korean fishing vessel caught fire near Antarctica, emergency officials said on Thursday. Several others were ... Read more...

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Philippine typhoon toll crosses 490 (Lead)


December 18th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Dec 18 (IANS) The toll in a devastating typhoon in the Philippines Sunday rose to 497, the Red Cross said.Typhoon Washi battered the Mindanao island Saturday night causing massive ... Read more...

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Hurricane Irene kills four in US


August 28th, 2011 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Four people, including a child, were killed Saturday as a result of powerful hurricane Irene that has hit the US East Coast, emergency officials ... Read more...

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Poke sharks in eyes if attacked: Russian officials


August 19th, 2011 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The best way to defend yourself from a shark attack is to poke them in the eyes and gills, Russian emergency officials have warned swimmers."If ... Read more...

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Tornado hits city in Russia’s far-east, killing one


July 31st, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by BNO News
BLAGOVESHCHENSK, RUSSIA (BNO NEWS) -- One person was killed on Sunday when a rare tornado hit the Russian far-eastern city of Blagoveshchensk, officials said. Dozens more were injured.The tornado hit the city ... Read more...

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20 hurt in Jerusalem bus blast


March 23rd, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, March 23 (IANS) At least 20 people were injured Wednesday in an explosion on a bus in Jerusalem, Xinhua reported.An initial police report said the blast took place near ... Read more...

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San Diego taxi driver plows into nightclub crowd


February 12th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by BNO News
SAN DIEGO (BNO NEWS) -- Twenty-five people were injured on early Saturday morning when a cab driver crashed his vehicle into a crowd in San Diego, emergency officials said. The accident happened at ... Read more...

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Duke Energy Indiana Witnesses Power Outage Due To Ice Storm


February 2nd, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Feb 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Yesterday the customers of Duke Energy Indiana were running out of power service. The number increased to almost 11,000 by 7:00 a.m. The situation was all ... Read more...

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Heavy rains leave 250 dead in Brazil


January 13th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Jan 13 (IANS/EFE) At least 250 people have died due to heavy rains, flooding and mudslides in Brazil during the past two days, authorities said.In the mountainous Teresopolis, the ... Read more...

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Scores injured when taxi overturns in South Africa


December 29th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by BNO News
BALLITO, SOUTH AFRICA (BNO NEWS) -- Seventeen people were injured on Wednesday morning when a minibus taxi overturned in South Africa, emergency officials said.The accident happened on early Wednesday morning on Ballito ... Read more...

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Injuries reported after D.C. freight train accident


November 5th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- A freight train was involved in an accident in Washington, D.C. on early Friday morning, emergency officials said, injuring several people.DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) ... Read more...

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Man In Wheelchair Hit By BART Train


November 1st, 2010 - 9:09 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Hayward, Nov 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The wheelchair-bound man who was hit by a BART train on Saturday afternoon is still in critical condition. A spokesperson for the Eden Medical Center ... Read more...

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Haiti Might Just Be In Hurricane Tomas’ Path


October 31st, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Haiti has been going through a lot of turbulences since the last few days. The nation has already witnessed about 337 deaths and more than 4,764 ... Read more...

Posted in Environment, World News |

Oklahoma Experiences 4.5 Magnitude Earthquake


October 14th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Norman, Oct 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The state of Oklahoma experienced an earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale on Wednesday morning causing minor damages across the parts of the state. ... Read more...

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Hurricane Paula Strengthens to Category 2 off Yucatan


October 13th, 2010 - 2:00 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hurricane Paula has been reported to have increased to a Category 2 storm which now has maximum sustained winds of a hundred miles an hour, and is located ... Read more...

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Ganesh procession in Hyderabad progressing peacefully (Lead)


September 22nd, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 22 (IANS) The mammoth Ganesh procession was progressing smoothly through the city Wednesday amid unprecedented security, with the army on stand-by to tackle any emergency, officials said. Thousands of ... Read more...

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Army on standby for Ganesh procession in Hyderabad


September 22nd, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 22 (IANS) The mammoth Ganesh procession began here Wednesday amid unprecedented security with the army on standby in case of an emergency, officials said. Thousands of idols from different parts of ... Read more...

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Coastal residents need better education about tsunamis: Experts


September 18th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 18 (ANI): The ability of the US to detect and forecast tsunami may have improved in the last efforts, but the current efforts are still not enough to meet the ... Read more...

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Scores injured after trains collide head-on near Johannesburg


September 10th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by BNO News
ALRODE ALBERTON, SOUTH AFRICA (BNO NEWS) -- Dozens of passengers were injured when two trains, one of them a passenger train, collided head-on in a town near Johannesburg on Friday morning, emergency ... Read more...

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Dozens injured after trains crash near Johannesburg - official


September 10th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by BNO News
ALRODE ALBERTON, SOUTH AFRICA (BNO NEWS) -- Dozens of passengers were injured when two trains, one of them a passenger train, collided in a town near Johannesburg on Friday, emergency officials said.Chris ... Read more...

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Three level parking garage collapses in New Jersey


July 17th, 2010 - 12:04 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hackensack, July 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A three-level parking garage collapsed in New Jersey. The cause of the collapse is said to be an overhang, which fell on the garage.The parking garage collapsed ... Read more...

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Former Tennis Star Jennifer Capriati Admitted To Medical Facility For Suspected Drug Overdose


June 28th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez June 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former tennis star Jennifer Capriati was admitted to a medical facility on Sunday after emergency officials are reported to have responded to a call of drug ... Read more...

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Magnitude 5.0 Earthquake Shakes Canada


June 24th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez June 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) An earthquake of magnitude of 5 in Richter scale has left Canada shaken up in tremors as the city rarely faces this natural disaster.The other ... Read more...

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At least seven killed, 85 injured after tornado outbreak in US Midwest


June 7th, 2010 - 5:54 am ICT by BNO News
LAKE TOWNSHIP, OHIO (BNO NEWS) -- Several tornadoes rage through central Illinois and Ohio on Saturday night killing at least seven people, injuring dozens and causing major damage, officials said.The National Weather ... Read more...

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