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Sensex closes 238 points lower (Lead)


March 15th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 15 (IANS) Indian equities closed in the red Thursday with a benchmark index slipping 238 points as investors were disappointed after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) ... Read more...

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RBI mid-quarter policy review highlights


March 15th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 15 (IANS) Highlights of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) mid-quarter review of monetary policy announced Thursday:- Key policy rates kept unchanged: repo rate remains steady at 8.5 ... Read more...

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Inflation still a concern for RBI as rates left unchanged (Lead)


March 15th, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 15 (IANS) Containing inflation remains the foremost priority for the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), which decided Thursday to keep key interest rates unchanged in its mid-quarter ... Read more...

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Reserve Bank of India keeps rates unchanged


March 15th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 15 (IANS) In line with expectations, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Thursday decided to keep key interest rates unchanged in its mid-quarter monetary policy decision."On the basis ... Read more...

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Terror attack foiled in Russia


March 14th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian security forces Wednesday prevented a terror attack by defusing nine bombs at an illegal laboratory in Nalchik city.According to the National Anti-Terrorism Committee, the ... Read more...

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Mild quake in UP, aftershocks in Delhi (Lead)


March 13th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) A slight earthquake measuring 3.5 on the Richter scale was felt in western Uttar Pradesh early Tuesday, resulting in light aftershocks in parts of Delhi ... Read more...

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Moderate intensity tremor rocks Kashmir (Lead)


March 12th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 12 (IANS) A moderate intensity tremor rocked the Kashmir Valley Monday but no immediate loss of life or property was reported, an official said.Sonam Lotus, director of the ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake jolts China (Lead)


March 9th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 9 (IANS) A magnitude-6 temblor hit China's Uygur Autonomous Region Friday, the China Earthquake Network Centre said.The temblor, which jolted the Hotan prefecture's Lop county at 6.50 a.m, ... Read more...

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Magnitude 6 quake hits China


March 9th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 9 (IANS) A strong earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale hit China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous region Friday, according to the China Earthquake Network Centre.The temblor, which ... Read more...

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4.9 quake shakes Delhi, suburbs (Second Lead)


March 5th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh/New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) An earthquake of 4.9 magnitude shook the Indian capital and its adjoining areas in the National Capital Region (NCR) Monday afternoon. There were no ... Read more...

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Quake rocks Siberia


February 26th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck Russia's Siberia Sunday.Russia's Emergencies Ministry said the epicenter was located some 100 km from the city of Kyzyl in the ... Read more...

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US pushes services liberalisation with Indian study


February 18th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 18 (IANS) Suggesting that US services imports faced discrimination in important emerging markets such as India, China and Indonesia, Washington has cited an Indian case study ... Read more...

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Chile officials to be charged for botched tsunami alert


February 11th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Santiago, Feb 11 (IANS/EFE) Eight people in Chile, including a former minister, would be charged with failing to issue a proper tsunami alert after a magnitude 8.8 earthquake hit the ... Read more...

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Moderate intensity quake in Kashmir Valley


February 4th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 4 (IANS) A moderate intensity earthquake rocked the Kashmir Valley Saturday morning, disaster management officials said. No damage to life or property has been reported so far."The magnitude ... Read more...

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Kyle Williams talks about his critical fumble


January 24th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Jan 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kyle Williams has admitted that he blew away the 49ers’ chance to be at the Super Bowl this year. The decisive moment in the game on Sunday ... Read more...

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36 injured in Iran quake


January 20th, 2012 - 2:36 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 20 (IANS) At least 36 people were injured in a magnitude-5.6 earthquake that struck Iran Thursday, an official said.Seyyed Reza Abbasi, an official in the northeastern province of ... Read more...

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Judicial custody of AMRI directors extended till Jan 19


January 5th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 5 (IANS) A West Bengal court Thursday denied bail and extended till Jan 19 the judicial custody of six directors and two officials of the city's AMRI hospital, ... Read more...

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Moderate intensity quake jolts Kashmir Valley


January 5th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 4 (IANS) A moderate intensity quake jolted Kashmir Valley Wednesday evening, but no damage to life or property was reported from anywhere, officials said."A quake measuring 4.0 on ... Read more...

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China to make movie on earthquake


December 25th, 2011 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 25 (IANS) China will shoot a movie featuring a true survival story in a devastating magnitude-8 earthquake, officials said.The movie would be based on a true story of ... Read more...

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Magnitude-7.3 quake jolts Papua New Guinea


December 14th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Port Moresby, Dec 14 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 7.3 magnitude rocked eastern New Guinea region of Papua New Guinea Wednesday. There was no initial report of casualties or threat of ... Read more...

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Pakistan-US ties have hit all-time low: Daily


November 30th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 30 (IANS) The ties between Pakistan and the US have "hit an all-time low" following the NATO airstrike that left 24 Pakistani soldiers dead, said a Pakistani daily ... Read more...

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Magnitude-6 quake hits Japan


November 24th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 24 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6 on the Richter scale jolted the Hokkaido region in north Japan Thursday, Xinhua reported.The tremblor struck at 6.25 p.m., said the China ... Read more...

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2008 Bihar floods caused by faulty construction: Nepali ex-minister


November 22nd, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) The 2008 floods in Bihar were not due to an increase in the volume of water in the Kosi river but faulty construction by corrupt ... Read more...

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31 injured in Philippines quake


November 8th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Davao City (Philippines), Nov 8 (IANS) At least 31 people were injured and more than 80 houses destroyed after a magnitude 5.2 quake hit parts of southern Philippines late Monday, ... Read more...

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10 year old pulls out gun in Trick or Treating


November 4th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Aiken, S.C., Nov 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 10-year-old boy allegedly pulled a gun at a woman who joked about taking his Trick or Treat candies. The woman told the police that the ... Read more...

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Jellyfish can influence ocean temperatures


November 3rd, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 3 (IANS) Small marine creatures like jellyfish can influence global climate. But how?They help mix warm and cold water in oceans and, by increasing the rate at which ... Read more...

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Indians safe in quake-hit Turkey


October 24th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) All Indians are safe in Turkey that was rocked by a massive earthquake, the government said Monday."As per information available with the Indian embassy in ... Read more...

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89 die in Central America rains


October 17th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Oct 17 (IANS) At least 89 people have been killed and some 350,000 affected as a week of devastating torrential rain continued in Central America.Days of non-stop rains ... Read more...

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Quake hits Argentina


October 7th, 2011 - 4:34 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Oct 7 (IANS) A 6.2-magnitude temblor Thursday jolted northern Argentina but there was no report of damage or casualties, Xinhua reported.The quake took place at 8.12 a.m., and ... Read more...

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Delhi provides Rs.5 cr for Sikkim relief


September 29th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Delhi government Thursday announced it was contributing Rs.5 crore to the Prime Minister's Relief Fund for rehabilitation work in Sikkim following the Sep ... Read more...

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PM in Sikkim to review quake situation


September 29th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Gangtok, Sep 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday arrived in Sikkim on a daylong visit to assess and review the damage caused by the Sep 18 earthquake.Singh made ... Read more...

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Quake rocks Kashmir


September 24th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 24 (IANS) A 4.3 intensity earthquake rocked the Kashmir Valley Saturday night, officials said. No loss of life or damage was reported."A light intensity earthquake, of magnitude 4.3 ... Read more...

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Himachal gives Rs.2 crore for Sikkim quake victims


September 23rd, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 23 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Friday contributed Rs.2 crore towards relief for the victims of the earthquake that rocked Sikkim on Sunday evening.An official spokesperson said here Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Troopers rescue 25 in Sikkim


September 22nd, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) A total of 25 people, including four pregnant women, were rescued in quake-hit Sikkim Thursday, the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) said. "Four pregnant women were ... Read more...

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Sikkim quake toll reaches 78


September 22nd, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Gangtok, Sep 22 (IANS) The death toll in the killer earthquake in Sikkim Thursday mounted to 78 even as landslides in several places cut off road links between the ... Read more...

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