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Japanese villagers credit ancient rock for saving them from tsunami-earthquake


April 22nd, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 22 (ANI): Residents of the village of Aneyoshi in Japan's Iwate Prefecture are thanking their stars today for obeying an ancient warning not to build their homes below a weather-worn ... Read more...

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Hundreds throng to watch Supermoon phenomenon in India


March 20th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai/New Delhi, Mar. 20 (ANI): Hundreds of sky gazers across India thronged planetariums, seashore and open fields on Saturday to have a glimpse of the Supermoon or Perigee, a natural phenomenon in ... Read more...

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China removes tsunami warning


March 12th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar.12 (ANI): China has removed a tsunami warning after huge waves caused by a massive earthquake in Japan were reduced to less than 50 centimeters by the time they reached Taiwan. Following ... Read more...

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Harris Jayaraj’s Musical Treats In 2011


January 14th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
that was released during the last week of December is generating huge waves in audio stores. Almost all the songs have become top-charting numbers with ‘Thee Illai’ and ‘Nenjil Nenjil’ ... Read more...

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Cruise Ship In Antarctica Returning To Home Port Finally


December 10th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A cruise liner named Clelia II ran into troubled in the chilly sea in Antarctica a few days back when it was hot by huge ... Read more...

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Over 150,000 Chinese evacuated as Typhoon Megi approaches


October 22nd, 2010 - 3:32 am ICT by BNO News
BEIJING, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- The Fujian Provincial Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters on Thursday informed that more than 150,000 people have been evacuated as Typhoon Megi approaches southeast China.According to ... Read more...

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150,000 evacuated in China due to typhoon threat


October 21st, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 21 (IANS) More than 150,000 people were evacuated from coastal areas in the path of typhoon "Megi" which is expected to hit China Saturday, officials said Thursday.According to Fujian Provincial ... Read more...

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10 die in Indonesian boat sinking


August 9th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Aug 9 (DPA) At least 10 people were killed and 32 others were missing and feared drowned after a boat sank Monday off a remote eastern Indonesian province, a rescue official ... Read more...

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Four tourists drown in Arabian Sea (Lead)


May 29th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Ratnagiri (Maharashtra) May 29 (IANS) A dolphin-sighting trip turned into tragedy when a boat carrying tourists capsized, drowning four people, in the Arabian Sea off Dapoli coast here Saturday, police said. Three Mumbaikars ... Read more...

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Four tourists drown in Arabian Sea


May 29th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ratnagiri (Maharashtra), May 29 (IANS) A dolphin watching trip turned into tragedy Saturday morning when a boat carrying tourists capsized, drowning four people in the Arabian Sea here, police said. The boat carrying ... Read more...

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More than 10,000 evacuated in Fiji cyclone


March 16th, 2010 - 5:50 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, March 16 (DPA) Tropical Cyclone Tomas battered Fiji for a second day as more than 10,000 people took shelter in evacuation centres Tuesday throughout the Pacific island nation. Torrential rains and winds ... Read more...

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Cruise ship hit by freak waves, terrifying ordeal for passengers


March 5th, 2010 - 4:03 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Barcelona, Mar 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Mediterranean cruise ship was rocked by freak waves, which was a terrifying ordeal for the passengers on board the ship. Due to the impact of ... Read more...

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Ice On The Moon: One Step Closer To Life


March 3rd, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Mar 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Chandrayaan-1, which was sent to the moon in 2008 in order to collect data about the surface of the satellite, had brought back data that showed ... Read more...

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Chile’s Robinson Crusoe Island deluged


February 28th, 2010 - 12:47 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Santiago, Feb 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Chile was hit by a massive earthquake of magnitude 8.8 today. After the earthquake, tsunami warnings have been issued for Hawaii, Australia, New Zealand and ... Read more...

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Spectators At Northern California Surfing Contest Hurt By Waves


February 15th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez California, Feb 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The spectators who were watching a Northern California surfing contest on Saturday morning were swept away by two huge waves. The spectators fell on the ... Read more...

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Cyclone Phyan weakens as it crosses India’s west coast (Third Lead) (With Images)


November 11th, 2009 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) Cyclone Phyan crossed India's west coast just north of this metropolis Wednesday evening and weakened into a tropical storm, but still dumped a huge amount of rain over ... Read more...

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India’s west coast on alert for Cyclone Phyan (Second Lead)


November 11th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Ahmedabad, Nov 11 (IANS) India's western coastal states went on a state of high alert as Cyclone Phyan moved menacingly over the Arabian Sea Wednesday afternoon, schools, colleges and offices shut in ... Read more...

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Missing Body Found By Caretaker Couple Of Cabin By The Lake


October 31st, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Oct.31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Paul E. Dust, who was a resident of the reservation of the Lac Courte Oreilles, went missing on last Saturday. It was presumed by the police that ... Read more...

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Typhoon hits Philippines, kills one


October 31st, 2009 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Oct 31 (DPA) A child drowned as a powerful typhoon Saturday hit several provinces in the Philippines, triggering flashfloods, landslides and widespread power outages, officials said. Dozens of houses in coastal areas ... Read more...

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Curiosity and thrills among the residents mark the last day of high tidal waves in Mumbai


July 25th, 2009 - 9:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 25 (ANI): Amid suspense and the thrills of watching the gigantic waves lashing the coastal stretch, residents of Mumbai witness the last day of the high tide that struck ... Read more...

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Mumbai sees highest waves in 100 years (Second lead)


July 24th, 2009 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) Sea water gushed onto roads near the Gateway of India, Marine Drive, Juhu and Worli among other places Friday as India's financial capital was lashed by tidal waves ... Read more...

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Mumbai sees tallest waves in 100 years (Lead)


July 24th, 2009 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) Sea waves rode the tarmac near the Gateway of India, Marine Drive, Juhu and Worli among other places Friday as India's financial capital was lashed by tidal waves ... Read more...

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Mumbai braces for highest tide in 100 years (With Images)


July 24th, 2009 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) Nearly 200 people have been evacuated from coastal areas, warnings have been sent out to those in low-lying regions and schools have advised students to stay at home ... Read more...

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Wreckage of sunken ‘gold ship’ located


June 20th, 2009 - 4:37 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, June 20 (DPA) A ship that sank in the South Atlantic in January, allegedly with over nine tonnes of gold and silver on board, was located off Argentina's Patagonian coast. According ... Read more...

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‘Chevrons’ are not evidence of megatsunamis, say scientists


April 30th, 2009 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 30 (ANI): A new research has refuted the hypothesis that 'chevrons', large U- or V-shaped formations found in some of the world's coastal areas, are evidence of megatsunamis caused by ... Read more...

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Just do it: sex therapist’s advice to wives


March 24th, 2009 - 9:34 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 24 (DPA) Here's an incendiary question: Before women's liberation, when it was mostly sex on demand for husbands, was the marital bed such a wasteland for wives? Psychologist Bettina Arndt, author ... Read more...

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Fast breeder reactor has quite a few firsts (To go with India’s first fast breeder reactor to be ready next year)


February 1st, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 1 (IANS) The 500-MW prototype fast breeder reactor (PFBR) fast coming up at Kalpakkam, 80 km from here, has several firsts to its credit."For the first time in the country's ... Read more...

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33 rescued from capsized Indonesian ferry


January 13th, 2009 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Jan 13 (DPA) Thirty three people were rescued two days after a passenger ferry capsized off the Indonesian province of West Sulawesi, officials said Tuesday.The body of one of the boat's ... Read more...

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Over 200 missing as ferry sinks in Indonesia (Lead)


January 11th, 2009 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Jan 11 (DPA) A ferry with some 250 people on board sank in rough waters off the Indonesian province of West Sulawesi early Sunday, leaving more than 200 missing, officials said.Eighteen ... Read more...

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Over 200 missing as boat sinks in western Indonesia


January 11th, 2009 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Jan 11 (DPA) A ferry carrying some 250 people on board sank in rough waters off the western Indonesian province of West Sulawesi early Sunday, leaving more than 200 missing, officials ... Read more...

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Death toll in boat sinking in Philippines now 46; eight missing


December 18th, 2008 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Dec 18 (DPA) The death toll in the sinking of a passenger vessel off the northern Philippines has risen to 46 while eight people remained missing, the coast guard and police ... Read more...

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22 killed in Philippine shipwreck


December 15th, 2008 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
Manila, Dec 15 (DPA) A passenger vessel with more than 100 people on board capsized in the northern Philippines, killing 22 people, the coast guard said Monday.While 46 people have been rescued, ... Read more...

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10 Indonesian migrants killed as boat sinks offshore Malaysia (Lead)


September 30th, 2008 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Sep 30 (Xinhua) At least 10 Indonesian migrants were killed as their boat capsized on its way to their country from Malaysia, the Indonesian foreign ministry said Tuesday. The wooden ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka donates 50,000 dollars to flood-hit Bihar


September 17th, 2008 - 11:26 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Sept 17 (ANI): Sri Lanka has donated 50,000 dollars to Bihar for victims of the recent devastating floods in the State. According to reports, the High Commissioner of Sri Lanka in ... Read more...

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Bihar needs 25000 crore rupees for rehabilitation work


September 15th, 2008 - 9:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 15 (ANI): The Chairman of Special Task force on Bihar Dr. S C Jha today said that flood affected districts of the States need an assistance of 25000 ... Read more...

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