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Contador clings on to retain Vuelta lead


September 9th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 9 (IANS) Alberto Contador is almost certain to be crowned the winner of the Vuelta de Espana (Tour of Spain) cycling race after surviving a valiant counter-attack by ... Read more...

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India’s power grid fails for the second day


July 31st, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Delhi, July 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Energy crisis is a problem that has been a big problem in the past and is still affecting many nations. Experts are on their toes ensuring ... Read more...

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Ammonia leak: Disaster averted in Agartala


April 19th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 19 (IANS) A prompt response from fire service personnel averted a major disaster here after they successfully contained an Ammonia gas leak from a local cold storage, officials ... Read more...

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Eleven army personnel killed in Kashmir avalanches (Second Lead)


February 23rd, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 23 (IANS) Eleven army personnel were killed and eight are missing in two overnight avalanches in Jammu and Kashmir, an army official said Thursday.While eight were killed in ... Read more...

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Eleven army soldiers killed in Kashmir avalanche (Lead)


February 23rd, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 23 (IANS) Eleven Indian Army troopers were killed in two north Kashmir avalanches overnight in Bandipora and Ganderbal districts, an army official said Thursday.Lt. Col. J.S. Brar, spokesman ... Read more...

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Nine army troopers killed in Kashmir avalanche


February 23rd, 2012 - 10:04 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 23 (IANS) Nine army troopers were killed in two avalanche tragedies in north Kashmir's Bandipora and Ganderbal districts."A massive avalanche struck the brigade headquarters of the army in ... Read more...

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Avalanche warning issued for Kashmir’s higher reaches


February 20th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 20 (IANS) With heavy rains and fresh snowfall likely to occur in the Kashmir Valley during the next two days, an avalanche warning was issued Monday evening for ... Read more...

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Smartphone can save lives in natural disasters


January 9th, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 8 (IANS) A smartphone software could quickly and accurately locate missing people, identify victims of malnutrition and effectively head people towards safe zones.The smartphone system developed by Gavin ... Read more...

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Afghan militants killed in failed bombing attempt


December 19th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 19 (IANS) A major disaster was averted in Afghanistan Monday when two suspected Taliban suicide bombers were killed as their explosive devices went off prematurely before they ... Read more...

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Corporate security experts warn against job-related stress


November 22nd, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) Describing job-related stress as an emerging threat to industrial security, experts Tuesday said there was an immediate need for educating people about stress management."Job-related stress or ... Read more...

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Obama signs disaster declaration for Puerto Rico in wake of Hurricane Irene


August 28th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by BNO News
SAN JUAN (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. President Barack Obama on Saturday signed a disaster declaration for the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico after Hurricane Irene tore through the islands, the White House ... Read more...

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Mamata announces compensation for Bengal flood deaths


August 17th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 17 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday announced a compensation of Rs.2 lakh to the families of each of those who have died in the ... Read more...

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‘Pak must dump nuke fission power production as can’t handle Fukushima-like disaster’


March 22nd, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 22(ANI): Pakistan must downsize its nuclear fission power production, as the country cannot handle a crisis like that caused by the stricken Fukushima power plant in Japan, whose radioactivity emission ... Read more...

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Miraculous escape for 140 AI passengers (Lead)


November 9th, 2010 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 9 (IANS) More than 140 passengers and crew members of an Air India flight from Srinagar to Delhi had a miraculous escape after the aircraft's tyre caught fire while taking ... Read more...

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Oz hero pilot dodges major disaster once again


November 7th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 07 (ANI): An Australian pilot, who saved 466 lives on a Qantas flight, has dodged a disaster once again.Captain Richard de Crespigny was a passenger on flight QF6 when flames ... Read more...

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Ali Zafar Saves Katrina Kaif From A Hair Scare


October 25th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 25, 2010 (Showbiz PR Wire): Recently Ali Zafar of Tere Bin Laden fame saved the gorgeous Katrina Kaif from a major disaster on the sets of their forthcoming Yash Raj  film.Katrina ... Read more...

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At least 600,000 homeless in south Mexico after floods


September 9th, 2010 - 2:21 am ICT by BNO News
MEXICO CITY (BNO NEWS) -- Unusual rainfall in the recent weeks have flooded several eastern and southern states in Mexico, forcing at least 600,000 people from their houses, officials said.Rainfall was the ... Read more...

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Maoists will be defeated: Raman Singh


August 15th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 15 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government is working on multiple efforts to contain Maoist violence and restore peace, Chief Minister Raman Singh said in his Independence Day speech Sunday. "Chhattisgarh, along with ... Read more...

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Security beefed up in northeast for I-Day


August 14th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 14 (IANS) More than 100,000 army, police and paramilitary troopers were deployed in India's restive northeast to foil any plans by separatists to stage violent attacks ahead of Independence Day ... Read more...

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“Real Housewives” Star Alexis Bellino’s Children Saved In Pool Accident


July 7th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Alexis Bellino, who is best known for her appearance on the Bravo reality show "Real Housewives of Orange County" was able to avert a major disaster ... Read more...

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President Barack Obama declares disaster in South Dakota


May 14th, 2010 - 4:48 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – President Barack Obama declared on Thursday that a major disaster exists in the State of South Dakota and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery ... Read more...

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Disneyland Bans Mother-Daughter Duo From Entering Dressed As Princesses


April 24th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez, Apr 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) For this British mother- daughter duo, a trip to Disneyland in Paris turned in to a major disaster scene when they were prevented from entering the ... Read more...

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President Obama declares major disaster in Pennsylvania


April 17th, 2010 - 3:59 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – President Barack Obama declared on Friday that a major disaster exists in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.With the severe winter storms and snowstorms during the period of February ... Read more...

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President Obama declares major disaster in District of Columbia


March 25th, 2010 - 4:19 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – President Barack Obama declared Wednesday that a major disaster exists in the District of Columbia.Federal aid will be supplementing the District’s recovery efforts in the area struck ... Read more...

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Chilean President Pinera declares a state of catastrophe after strong aftershock


March 12th, 2010 - 1:21 am ICT by BNO News
SANTIAGO, CHILE (BNO NEWS) -- A series of strong aftershocks rocked central Chile within a timespan of just one hour on Thursday, seismologists said. A major disaster has been declared, but ... Read more...

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Chilean President Pinera declares a state of catastrophe after strong aftershock


March 12th, 2010 - 12:39 am ICT by BNO News
SANTIAGO, CHILE (BNO NEWS) -- A series of strong aftershocks rocked central Chile within a timespan of just one hour on Thursday, seismologists said. A major disaster has been declared, but ... Read more...

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Two pilots die as navy plane crashes during aerobatics (Roundup)


March 3rd, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, March 3 (IANS) An Indian Navy trainer aircraft crashed into a two-storied building in a densely populated area during an air show here Wednesday, killing the pilot and his ... Read more...

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President Obama declares major disaster in West Virginia


March 3rd, 2010 - 2:02 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – President Barack Obama declared Tuesday that a major disaster exists in the State of West Virginia and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts.Several ... Read more...

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President Obama declares major disaster exists in Iowa


March 3rd, 2010 - 1:23 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – President Barack Obama declared Tuesday that a major disaster exists in the State of Iowa and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts.Several Iowa ... Read more...

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President Obama declared a major disaster in Oklahoma


February 26th, 2010 - 1:42 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – President Barack Obama declared on Thursday that a major disaster exists in the State of Oklahoma and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts.The ... Read more...

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President Obama declares a major disaster exists in New Jersey


February 6th, 2010 - 2:17 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – President Obama on Friday declared a major disaster exists in the State of New Jersey and ordered federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in ... Read more...

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President Obama signs Arkansas disaster declaration


February 5th, 2010 - 1:51 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – President Barack Obama signed a disaster declaration for Arkansas on Thursday, the White House said.President Obama declared that there is a major disaster in Arkansas and ordered ... Read more...

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President Obama declares a major disaster in North Carolina


February 3rd, 2010 - 4:18 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – President Obama on Tuesday declared a major disaster exists in the State of North Carolina and ordered federal aid to help the State and local recovery efforts ... Read more...

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Baptist World Aid rescue team arrives in Haiti to provide relief


January 18th, 2010 - 1:04 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – A Baptist World Aid (BWAid) Rescue24 team has arrived Sunday in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and has begun working in a local clinic.The team consists of members from ... Read more...

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Trains stranded near West Midnapore fearing Maoists attacks


January 2nd, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
West Midnapore (West Bengal), Jan 2 (ANI): Many trains were stranded near Sardiha station in West Midnapore district of West Bengal following planting of land mines on railway tracks by Maoist groups.The ... Read more...

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