evacuees

Homeland Security’s all-in-one app for bomb threat


July 2nd, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 2 (IANS) In the first chaotic moments after suspicion of a bomb threat, first responders have a myriad of questions, assessments, and decisions to make, all at once, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Refugees’ return to Mizoram from Tripura put off


April 27th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Kanchanpur (Tripura), April 26 (IANS) The much-awaited repatriation of tribal refugees from Tripura to Mizoram did not start Thursday as the inmates are unwilling to return to their villages ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Thailand’s flood toll crosses 500


November 6th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Nov 6 (IANS) Thailand's worst floods have left 506 people dead, authorities said Sunday.Flooding has receded in some upstream provinces but still prevails in 25 regions in northeastern and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Thai flood worst in decades, says PM; toll 252


October 7th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Oct 7 (IANS) Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra Friday called the flood, which has been ravaging the country's north for more than two months, as the worst in decades.... Read more...

Posted in World |

Karachi building collapse toll rises to 16


August 6th, 2011 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 6 (IANS) The toll in Karachi building collapse, which occurred Thursday in Pakistan, risen to 16 after four more bodies were recovered Saturday while 24 people still remained ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Voluptuous’ Gaddafi nurse seeks asylum in Norway


May 6th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Ukrainian nurse described by a US embassy cable as a "voluptuous blonde" confidante of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has applied for political asylum in ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Japan royal couple visit tsunami-hit town Minamisanriku


April 27th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 27(ANI): Japan's royal couple on Wednesday made their first visit to the area that bore the full force of last month's 9.0-magnitude earthquake and ensuing tsunami.According to the Guardian, Emperor ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Japan PM declares no-entry-zone around Fukushima nuke plant


April 21st, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 21 (ANI): Japanese Prime Minister, Naoto Kan, has declared the 20 kilometer evacuation area around the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant a legal no-entry zone.He said the government would legally enforce ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Japan tsunami-hit town to move 1100 evacuees to other areas


April 3rd, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Minamisanriku (Japan), Apr.3 (ANI): The town office of Minamisanriku, one of the coastal communities hardest hit by the tsunami that followed the 8.9 magnitude earthquake in Japan on March 11, has decided ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Japanese PM visits quake-hit areas


April 2nd, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, April 2 (IANS) Japan's Prime Minister Naoto Kan visited the quake-hit areas of the northeastern region of the country Saturday.During his visit, Kan encouraged the self-defence forces members ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Japan’s PM to visit Fukushima nuke operation base to encourage workers


April 2nd, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 2 (ANI): Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan will pay a visit to an operation base in Fukushima Prefecture to give encouragement to Self-Defense Forces members and other workers at the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Patil releases postage stamp on freedom fighter Subhadra Joshi


March 24th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 24 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil released a commemorative postage stamp on freedom fighter Subhadra Joshi hereon Wednesday evening in the presence of Union Minister of Communications and Information ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Japan quake: Toll rises to over 6,000


March 18th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 18 (IANS) The catastrophic quake and ensuing tsunami in Japan last week has left 6,405 people dead, while at least 10,259 were still unaccounted for till Friday, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Toll due to Japan quake rises to over 5,000


March 17th, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 17 (IANS) The catastrophic quake and ensuing tsunami that hit the country March 11 have left 5,178 people dead till Thursday morning, Japan's National Police Agency said.A total ... Read more...

Posted in World |

123 Indonesians still waiting for evacuation from Libya


March 11th, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by BNO News
TRIPOLI (BNO NEWS) -- At least 123 Indonesians are still in Libya, more than the previous number announced by the government earlier this week, the Jakarta Globe reported Thursday.

On Monday, Foreign Affairs ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Compensation sought for evacuees from Arab world


March 9th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) An inter-governmental legal body has called for compensation for thousands of foreign workers, including Indians, who have lost their jobs and are being evacuated from ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Three Bangladeshi evacuees from Libya drown off Crete


March 7th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 7 (IANS) Three Bangladeshis from Libya have drowned after they tried to flee a rescue ship docked at the Greek island of Crete in an apparent bid ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Three Bangladeshis fleeing Libya drown off Greek island of Crete


March 6th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by BNO News
CRETE, GREECE (BNO NEWS) -- At least three Bangladeshi evacuees from conflict-ridden Libya drowned on Sunday after jumping from a Greek ferry as it was docking at Souda in the southern Greek ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Two-thirds of Indians rescued from Libya


March 6th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Around 12,000 of the 18,000 Indians in Libya would be evacuated by Sunday evening with the latest batch of over 2,300 nationals being picked up ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Indians evacuated from Libya express gratitude to Government


March 6th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Mar.6 (ANI): Around 50 evacuees from West Bengal, who landed at the Kolkata airport in a special flight via Dubai after being evacuated from Libya, have conveyed their gratitude to the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Air India evacuates 3,000 Indians from Libya


March 3rd, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Flag carrier Air India Thursday said it had brought back around 3,000 Indians from Tripoli, the capital of strife-torn Libya, since it began evacuation operations ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Nearly 36,000 Chinese evacuated from Libya


March 3rd, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 3 (IANS) Around 35,860 Chinese nationals have been evacuated from Libya since protests began against the regime of long-time leader Muammar Gaddafi, the ministry of foreign affairs has ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Pakistani evacuees from Libya complain of Pak embassy’s non-cooperation


March 1st, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 1(ANI): The Pakistani nationals who came back from Libya have complained of the Pakistan embassy's non-cooperation during the difficult time when they were stranded in the strife-torn country.A Turkish Airlines ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Indian evacuees will not have to pay for evacuation from Libya


February 25th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi (ANI) : Ministry of External Affairs stated here today that "no payment will be levied by the government for the evacuation of Indian nationals from Libya"The statement said the Ministry ... Read more...

Posted in National |

India urging Libya to open Tripoli airport for its flights


February 24th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): India has urged the Libyan authorities to open up Tripoli airport for its flights so that air evacuation could take place.The developments came as 'Scotia Prince', the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Ship sailing to Bengazhi to evacuate Indians


February 24th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , Feb 24 (ANI) : "Scotia Prince" a chattered passenger ferry with capacity to seat 1200 persons, has reached Egypt and is to sail for Bengazhi to evacuate stranded Indian ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

India sends ship to Libya to evacuate 1,200 Indians


February 24th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Amid forecasts of escalating violence in Libya, the Indian government has sent a ship from Egypt to Benghazi to ferry around 1,200 Indians and has also readied ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Volcano evacuees in Indonesia demand ‘love making space’!


November 12th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 12 (ANI): You'd think that food, water and shelter were some of the important requests of evacuees who had to flee as the Indonesian volcano Merapi erupted recently, but ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Herriman Wildfire Still Not Under Control


September 21st, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Herriman, Sep 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) 580 people were accommodated in Herriman High school all through out Sunday night, as they were subjected to a wild fire, that charred 4300 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

1500 Homes Evacuated: Herriman, Utah Fire Caused by Nat’l Guard Training


September 20th, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) At least four homes have been destroyed and over 1500 more evacuated because of the 3500 acre fire which is raging in Herriman, Utah which was said ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

San Francisco Fire Victims Being Accomodated In Shelters


September 10th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri San Bruno, Sep 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The massive fire that broke out at San Bruno yesterday owing to a blast in a gas line underground has destroyed several homes and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indonesian volcano erupts for second time (Lead)


August 30th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Aug 30 (DPA) Mount Sinabung on the Indonesian island of Sumatra Monday erupted for a second time in as many days, forcing thousands of residents to join the more than 20,000 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Three killed as World War II bomb explodes


June 2nd, 2010 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
Goettingen (Germany), June 2 (DPA) Three members of a bomb disposal team were killed and six people wounded in the central German city of Goettingen when a World War II bomb exploded ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mizoram Bru refugee repatriation from Tripura begins


May 22nd, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by ANI
Kanchanpur (Tripura), May 22 (ANI): The first batch of Bru (Reang) refugees of Mizoram have commenced their return back after spending almost a year in North Tripura."About 154 families from Naisingpara ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Mizoram begins taking back tribal refugees from Tripura


May 21st, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 21 (IANS) On the union home ministry's advice, Mizoram Friday started taking back around 1,000 tribal refugees from relief camps in Tripura where they have been living since November last ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe