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Strong earthquake shakes Papua New Guinea, no damage


August 20th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by BNO News
ANGORAM, PAPUA NEW GUINEA (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck on land near the north coast of New Guinea in Papua New Guinea on early Monday morning, seismologists said, but there ... Read more...

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Landslide kills three in Meghalaya


July 26th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 26 (IANS) Three people, including two women, were killed after their hill top house collapsed following a landslide in Meghalaya's Ri-Bhoi district Thursday, police said.The accident took place ... Read more...

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27 killed, 21 injured in accidents in northeast


July 21st, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl/Guwahati, July 21 (IANS) At least 27 people were killed and 21 others injured in road accidents in three northeastern states - Mizoram, Assam and Manipur, officials said Saturday.At least ... Read more...

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18 killed in Mizoram bus accident


July 21st, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, July 21 (IANS) At least 18 people were killed and 17 others injured when a bus carrying them fell into a gorge in Mizoram early Saturday, an official said.The ... Read more...

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Landslide cuts off Mizoram, Manipur and Tripura


July 15th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jul 15 (IANS) Road links to the northeastern states of Mizoram, Tripura and parts of Manipur and southern Assam remained cut off from the rest of India Sunday following ... Read more...

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11 killed in south China rains


July 15th, 2012 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 15 (IANS) Landslides and floods triggered by torrential rains in southern China's Guizhou province have killed at least 11 people and damaged homes of 980,000 residents, officials said.Authorities ... Read more...

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Seven killed in China landslide


June 30th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 30 (IANS) At least seven people were killed in a landslide that hit a highway in China's Sichuan province earlier this week, the authorities said Saturday.The landslide occurred ... Read more...

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North Korea girl dies saving Kim portraits


June 28th, 2012 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, June 28 (IANS) North Korean officials have posthumously honoured a 14-year-old girl who drowned in a flood while trying to save portraits of leaders Kim Il-Sung and Kim Jong-Il, ... Read more...

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Landslide buries three of family in Assam


June 27th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 27 (IANS) Three members of a family, including two minor girls, were killed in a landslide triggered by incessant rains here early Wednesday, police said.The incident took place ... Read more...

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Landslide kills one in Guwahati


June 25th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 25 (IANS) One woman was feared dead while another person was seriously injured as incessant rains since Sunday triggered landslides Monday in Assam's main city Guwahati.The accident occurred ... Read more...

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Australia keen on close ties with UP government


June 23rd, 2012 - 1:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) The Australian government Friday expressed its willingness to strengthen bilateral ties with Uttar Pradesh and to transfer technology in areas like agriculture and agricultural research, ... Read more...

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Landslide kills three in Assam


June 22nd, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 22 (IANS) A man and his two minor sons were killed after their house here collapsed following a landslide Friday, police said.The accident took place in Lalunggaon area.Police ... Read more...

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Jagan celebrates party’s win in jail


June 15th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 15 (IANS) Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy Friday celebrated his YSR Congress Party's landslide win in the Andhra Pradesh by-elections at the Chanchalguda Central Jail here.Jagan, as the young MP ... Read more...

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Five bodies found in quake-hit Afghan district


June 12th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 12 (IANS) Five bodies have been found from the rubble in an Afghan district that was hit by a landslide after an earthquake jolted parts of the country ... Read more...

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Floods wreak havoc in China (Lead)


May 3rd, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 3 (IANS) Floods triggered by heavy rains have wreaked havoc in eastern China, affecting 400,000 people and destroying crops over thousands of hectares of land.Heavy rains have been ... Read more...

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Russian court declines considering election suit


April 28th, 2012 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Supreme Court has turned down a lawsuit against the presidential elections' outcome that saw Prime Minister Vladimir Putin win by a landslide March 4, ... Read more...

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Medvedev accepts offer to head ruling party


April 27th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Outgoing Russian President Dmitry Medvedev Friday accepted a formal offer to take up the leadership of the ruling United Russia party, two days after Prime ... Read more...

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Through mountain of snow, they open road to Lahaul (Feature with image)


April 27th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Manali, April 27 (IANS) In a rigorous four-month effort, they chipped away a mountain of snow to once again link this Himachal Pradesh tourist resort with the picturesque ... Read more...

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Six missing after landslide hits village in southeastern China


April 24th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by BNO News
LONGDEYANG, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- A landslide triggered by days of heavy rain hit a remote village in southeastern China on late Tuesday afternoon, leaving at least six people missing, state-run media ... Read more...

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Six dead in China landslide


April 14th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 14 (IANS) At least six construction workers were killed Saturday when a part of a mountain came apart, causing a landslide and crushing a few work sheds where ... Read more...

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Trapped Peruvian miners fine, awaiting rescue


April 10th, 2012 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Lima, April 10 (IANS/EFE) One of the nine men trapped inside a gold and copper mine in southern Peru said Monday that he and his comrades are well and eager ... Read more...

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India congratulates Suu Kyi on poll win


April 3rd, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) With by-poll results in Myanmar indicating a landslide win for pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD), India Tuesday welcomed the ... Read more...

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Suu Kyi’s party scripts landslide win


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, April 2 (IANS) Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) party has won 40 of the 45 parliamentary seats so far in the recently held ... Read more...

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Landslide destroys power lines in central Fiji


April 2nd, 2012 - 9:16 am ICT by IANS
Suva, April 2 (IANS) Fiji witnessed destruction of power lines Monday due to landslides, the Fiji Electricity Authority (FEA) said, adding its only electricity provider will ration power supply.According to the ... Read more...

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Suu Kyi wins landmark Myanmar by-polls (Roundup)


April 1st, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, April 1 (IANS) Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi Sunday scored a momentous victory following a decades-long fight for democracy by winning a parliamentary by-poll for a seat in ... Read more...

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Myanmar holds landmark votes


April 1st, 2012 - 8:54 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, April 1 (IANS) Polling began Sunday in Myanmar's by-elections that promise to be the most open contest in decades, with Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi among those standing.Standing ... Read more...

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US-Russia cooperation based on interests: White House


March 9th, 2012 - 8:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Cooperation between the US and Russia was based on mutual interests "regardless of who the president is", White House spokesman Jay Carney said Thursday.Carney ... Read more...

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Avalanches in northeastern Afghanistan kill 44


March 7th, 2012 - 4:48 am ICT by BNO News
FAYZABAD, Afghanistan (BNO NEWS) -- More than 40 people have been killed and others are missing after heavy snowfall caused two avalanches in a remote region in northeastern Afghanistan on late Monday, ... Read more...

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Landslides block Srinagar-Jammu highway again


February 22nd, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 22 (IANS) Landslides and shooting stones Wednesday blocked the Srinagar-Jammu highway even as the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) started road clearance operations early morning, an official said.According to ... Read more...

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10 die in Jammu and Kashmir accident


February 18th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 18 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed Saturday when a vehicle in which they were travelling was smashed by a big boulder and then swept away in ... Read more...

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44 die in Philippine quake


February 6th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Feb 6 (IANS) At least 44 people were killed after an earthquake measuring 6.7 on the Richter scale jolted a central Philippines province Monday, Xinhua quoted a military official ... Read more...

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Dozens feared missing after landslide in Papua New Guinea


January 24th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by BNO News
PORT MORESBY (BNO NEWS) -- As many as 40 people are believed to be missing after a large landslide devastated two villages in Papua New Guinea's Southern Highlands region on Tuesday morning, ... Read more...

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Young, brave hearts to be honoured (Lead)


January 18th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Eleven-year-old Om Prakash Yadav didn't think twice before entering a burning school van to rescue the kids trapped inside. He saved eight lives, but ... Read more...

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Punjab parties welcome Jan 30 assembly poll announcement


December 24th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 24 (IANS) The main political parties in Punjab - the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) combine and the opposition Congress - Saturday welcomed the ... Read more...

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Bobby Jindal wins 2nd term in landslide


October 23rd, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) Louisiana's Indian American Governor Bobby Jindal has been re-elected to a second term, winning in a landslide with little opposition from nine other candidates in ... Read more...

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