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Downpour wreaks havoc across China


July 24th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 24 (IANS) Rainstorms since the weekend have ravaged many parts of China, including the capital city of Beijing where the heaviest rain in 60 years caused 37 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Heavy fighting in central Somalia claims 30 lives


September 4th, 2011 - 2:29 am ICT by BNO News
GALKAYO, SOMALIA (BNO NEWS) -- At least 30 people were killed and dozens of others wounded after two days of heavy fighting in Somalia's Puntland region, local media reported on Saturday.Heavy fighting ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Freak diversion of jet stream propels freezing conditions


December 23rd, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 23 (IANS) The freezing conditions that have blasted Britain are being blamed on a series of weather patterns that are bringing Arctic temperatures to much of western Europe, California and ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Big freeze: Christmas travel plans in chaos


December 18th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 18 (IANS) Christmas travel plans for more than a million people in Britain were thrown into chaos as snow and freezing temperatures wreaked havoc across the country forcing airlines to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Parasnath hills: A synthesis of peace and violence (Feature)


November 3rd, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Shahnawaz Akhtar Giridih (Jharkhand), Nov 3 (IANS) They are home to Jain temples where pilgrims come to pay homage, but they are also a safe hideout for Maoist rebels. Jharkhand's Parasnath hills ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Pakistan receives three US F-16 aircraft


October 30th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Oct 30 (IANS) Pakistan Saturday received three new F-16 aircraft from the US as part of 18 such fighter jets scheduled to reach the country by December.The ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Incessant rains continue to cause havoc across Punjab


August 29th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
By Sarabjeet/Ajay KumarFerozpur/Motihari (Bihar), Aug 29 (ANI): Incessant rains complicated the flood situation in Punjab further, leaving several people homeless and acres of cropland destroyed.With the River Satluj flowing above the danger ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Pak floods have hit infrastructure, weakened democracy, pressurised Army: Report


August 27th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug.27 (ANI): The destruction caused by the devastating floods in Pakistan have not only left hundreds of people killed and thousands homeless, but it has also broken the back ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

China mudslides toll rises to 1,287


August 19th, 2010 - 4:43 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 19 (IANS) Mudslides triggered by torential rains in northwest China in the past 10 days have claimed 1,287 lives so far, with 457 people went missing, authorities said. The death toll ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Dozens missing after mudslides hit town in southwest China


August 18th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by BNO News
YUNNAN PROVINCE, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- Nearly 70 people are missing and dozens more have been injured after mudslides struck a remote town in southwest China on early Wednesday, according officials and ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Pakistan bags 30 million euros in EU humanitarian aid


August 1st, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Brussels, Aug 1(ANI): The European Union (EU) has said that it has given 30 million euros in humanitarian aid to Pakistan."The European Commission has adopted a 30-million-euro humanitarian aid decision to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

200 killed as rains, floods continue to wreak havoc in Pak


July 30th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, July 30(ANI): Monsoon rains and floods continue to wreak havoc across Pakistan, as the death toll in rain-related incidents in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Balochistan and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) climbed ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

52 killed as rains wreak havoc in Pak


July 29th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, July 29(ANI): A fresh spell of monsoon rains has wreaked havoc across Pakistan, as at least 52 people have been killed in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Balochistan and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Floodwaters continue to ravage Punjab


July 26th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
By SarabjeetFerozepur (Punjab), July 26 (ANI): Floodwaters continue to wreak havoc across Punjab.The DRD Nath post of Border Security Force (BSF) in Punjab's Ferozepur District has been submerged by floodwaters, after several ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Torrential showers, floods kill 32 in Pakistan


July 22nd, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 22 (DPA) At least 32 people died and dozens were injured after torrential rain hit Pakistan, local media reported Thursday. Hundreds more were left homeless by the floods, as the heavy ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pak has no option but to win ‘war on terror’: Malik


July 13th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 13 (ANI): Criticising the international community for the lack of support in the ongoing 'war on terror', Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said that his country has no option ... Read more...

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Post Soviet era militants trying to get hold of nukes, warns top Russian security official


June 3rd, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Jun.3 (ANI): A top Russian security official has warned that extremists from countries splintered following the break up of the erstwhile Soviet Union are on the look out for nuclear warheads ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pak ‘terror suspect’ students win court battle against deportation from Britain


May 18th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 18 (ANI): Two of the twelve Pakistani students, who were arrested on terror charges in raids conducted across north-west Britain in April last year, have won their legal battle ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Engaging ‘rogue’ state Pak better bet to prevent proliferation, nuke theft by terrorists: US


April 9th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.9 (ANI): The United States' latest nuclear policy review document, dubbed as the Nuclear Posture Review (NPR), highlights that the Obama Administration wants to keep Pakistan on its side in order ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Extremists likely to target NAB offices, ATC in Punjab: Pak security agencies


March 12th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar.12 (ANI): Pakistani security agencies have warned that about 19 trained militants could target important government buildings such as the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) offices and anti-terrorism courts (ATC) in ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Al-Qaeda linked ‘313 Brigade’ warns of terror attack during Hockey World Cup, CWG


February 16th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb.16 (ANI): The 313 brigade, an operational arm of the Al-Qaeda, has threatened to wreak havoc across India, particularly during the upcoming international sporting events, until the Indian Army pulls out ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Daisy wreaks havoc across Europe


January 11th, 2010 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Jan 10 (DPA) Low-pressure system Daisy led to more deaths, travel chaos and power cuts Sunday, as Europe remained in the grip of severe snowfall and icy temperatures. Over the weekend, at ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Baitullah Mehsud’s right hand man nabbed by Pak security forces


December 31st, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec. 31 (ANI): Acting on an intelligence tip-off, security agencies have nabbed the Punjab chief of the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), Khalilullah, along with a trained suicide bomber.Khalillulah is said ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Bloody Taliban reprisals won’t halt Army’s Waziristan offensive: Gilani


October 24th, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct.24 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has vowed that the military offensive in South Waziristan would continue until its logical conclusion despite the Taliban's continuous effort to create ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Rescue efforts on as flood toll claims 240 lives in Karnataka, AP


October 6th, 2009 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad/Karnataka/Bangalore, Oct 6 (ANI): Heavy rains and floods over the past week have spread havoc across Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Maharashtra, and so far have claimed over 240 lives.Floodwaters from ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Bihar flood victims allege government apathy


August 27th, 2009 - 7:40 pm ICT by ANI
Kevati (Bihar), Aug 27 (ANI): Angry and anguished villagers have blamed government apathy for the flood-related havoc across Bihar.Thousands of people have been displaced after the Misraulia dam broke in theState's ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Taiwan typhoon toll rises to 153


August 21st, 2009 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Taipei, Aug 21 (Xinhua) The toll in typhoon Morakot that devastated the country Aug 7 rose to 153 Friday after officials retrieved 12 more bodies, disaster relief officials said. Officials said 464 people ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Typhoon Morakat kills 67 in Taiwan


August 12th, 2009 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Taipei, Aug 12 (Xinhua) The deaths from the typhoon Morakat reached 67 with 61 people still missing in Taiwan, authorities said Wednesday. Another 45 people were injured after the worst typhoon to hit ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Al-Qaeda trying to get nukes: Mullen


July 25th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 25 (ANI): Expressing concerns over the expanding terror threat, US Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Admiral Mike Mullen has said Al-Qaeda is trying to get hold of nuclear weapons ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

GJM demands relief for cyclone-hit Darjeeling


June 3rd, 2009 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 3 (IANS) A seven-member team of the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM), which is spearheading a movement for a separate Gorkhaland, Wednesday met West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee and demanded ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Darjeeling landslide toll reaches 27


May 28th, 2009 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri, May 28 (IANS) With the recovery of three more bodies, the toll in the landslides in West Bengal's hill district of Darjeeling due to Cyclone Aila has risen to 27, police ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

22 killed in Darjeeling landslides after cyclone


May 27th, 2009 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Siliguri, May 26 (IANS) At least 22 people were killed and several injured in landslides - triggered by Cyclone Aila - in West Bengal's hill district of Darjeeling Tuesday, police said. "At least ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Cyclone toll rises to 45, Rescue operations begin


May 26th, 2009 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, May 26 (ANI): The death toll due to cyclone 'Aila', which ran havoc across the state rose to 45 today.20 deaths were reported from South 24 Parganas district, followed by ... Read more...

Posted in National |

How to keep your password safe from data hackers, cyber thieves


April 14th, 2009 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 14 (IANS) Last year, one out of 13 people lost money due to internet fraud and identity theft, says a recent report. However, you can insure your password and data ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

US media sees Zardari as weak and uncertain leader


April 12th, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.12 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari may have some how managed to stick to his post during the recent political chaos in the country, but the US media sees ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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