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Japan Tsunami: More than 2000 people still missing


September 12th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The skeletal remains of a victim of the Japan tsunami was found by the coast guards during the one and a half year commemoration of the worst ... Read more...

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Japan okays multiple-entry visa to Chinese tourists


June 12th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, June 12 (IANS) Japan will grant multiple-entry visas from July to Chinese tourists travelling to quake and tsunami hit areas, the foreign ministry said Tuesday.The country was devastated by ... Read more...

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Japan mourns on quake anniversary (Second Lead)


March 11th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Japan Sunday marked the first anniversary of the devastating 9 magnitude earthquake and tsunami which killed almost 15,000 people.The disaster claimed at least 14,919 lives ... Read more...

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The rebirth of Japan’s tsunami land


March 11th, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Natori (Japan), March 11 (IANS) Kiyoshi Mori drives about one hour everyday from Sendai to inland Takadate Yoshida to grow komatsuna, a green leaf vegetable that is very popular among ... Read more...

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Magnitude-7 quake hits Japan (Lead)


January 1st, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Jan 1 (IANS) An undersea quake measuring 7 on the Richter scale Sunday struck off Torishima Island in eastern Japan but there was no report of damage or casualty.The ... Read more...

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Japan issues tsunami alter after 6.8-magnitude quake


August 19th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Aug 19 (IANS) Japan Friday issued a tsunami alert after a 6.8-magnitude undersea quake struck off the country's northeastern Honshu island, Xinhua reported.The tremor occurred around 2.30 p.m., triggering ... Read more...

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Japan’s reconstruction minister quits


July 5th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, July 5 (IANS) A Japanese minister in charge of reconstruction resigned Tuesday reportedly over his "high-handed" remarks with governors of two tsunami-hit areas, Xinhua reported.The 60-year-old Reconstruction Minister Ryu ... Read more...

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Japanese royal couple to visit Fukushima


May 11th, 2011 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, May 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Japanese emperor Akihito and empress Michiko will be visiting Fukushima, which was devastated by an earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster, the NHK channel reported Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Toll from Japan quake nears 15,000


May 10th, 2011 - 6:10 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The toll from the recent magnitude-9 quake and tsunami in Japan has reached 14,919 people, while 9,893 remain unaccounted for, Kyodo news agency reported Monday ... Read more...

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Japan tsunami hit over 100 designated evacuation sites


April 13th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 13 (ANI): The March 11 tsunami triggered by a massive earthquake, flooded more than 100 evacuation spot designated by local governments in north-eastern Japan.Many people are believed to have died ... Read more...

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103 bodies found in Japan’s tsunami-hit zone


April 11th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 11 (ANI): A total of 103 bodies were found in the second intensive search conducted in earthquake and tsunami hit areas of Japan.Nearly 22,000 Japan's Self-Defense Forces members and 110 ... Read more...

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Japanese troops launch new search for quake victims


April 10th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, April 10 (IANS) Some 22,000 Japanese troops Sunday launched a new search for the victims of last month's earthquake and tsunami along the country's northeastern coast as the toll ... Read more...

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Three-day intensive search for missing people begins in tsunami hit Japan


April 1st, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 1 (ANI): Self-Defense Forces personnel and the U.S. military have reportedly begun a three-day intensive search for people who are still missing in coastal cities and towns of Japan that ... Read more...

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Several strong quakes rocks northeastern Japan


March 23rd, 2011 - 11:29 am ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar 23 (ANI): Several strong earthquakes shook northeastern parts of Japan on Wednesday morning, days after a devastaing 8.9 magnitude earthquake-cum-tsunami rocked the country on March 11, the Japan Meteorological Agency ... Read more...

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Fukushima nuclear plant shut for good


March 20th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar 20(ANI): The earthquake and tsunami-hit Fukushima nuclear plant will never operate again as a power station, the Japanese government has said.Japanese government spokesman Yukio Edano said that the plant, ... Read more...

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Japan quake: Toll rises to over 6,000


March 18th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 18 (IANS) The catastrophic quake and ensuing tsunami in Japan last week has left 6,405 people dead, while at least 10,259 were still unaccounted for till Friday, ... Read more...

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Toll due to Japan quake rises to over 5,000


March 17th, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 17 (IANS) The catastrophic quake and ensuing tsunami that hit the country March 11 have left 5,178 people dead till Thursday morning, Japan's National Police Agency said.A total ... Read more...

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2000 bodies found on Japan prefecture sea shore


March 14th, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar. 14 (ANI): About 2000 bodies have reportedly been found on the shores of the Japanese prefecture of Miyagi.A Kyodo news agency report said 1000 dead bodies were found washed up ... Read more...

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Over 20 aftershocks hit Japan (Lead)


March 12th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 12 (IANS) At least 20 aftershocks, with magnitudes ranging from 5 to 6.8, rocked Japan's east coast Saturday, a day after an 8.9-magnitude earthquake devastated the country, causing ... Read more...

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At least 91 dead, scores missing after quake, tsunamis devastate Japan


March 11th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by BNO News
TOKYO (BNO NEWS) -- A series of enormous earthquakes struck off the Pacific coast of northeastern Japan on early Friday afternoon, seismologists said, generating huge tsunamis that devastated coastlines and has prompted ... Read more...

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Scientists recreate extreme conditions 1800 miles below Earth’s crust


September 24th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 24 (ANI): A new study by Yale University and the University of California, Berkeley, sheds light on why certain seismic waves travel more quickly through the core-mantle boundary, a thin ... Read more...

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Earthquake hits Japan


March 14th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 14 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.6 on the Richter scale jolted northeastern Japan Sunday, authorities said. The quake occurred at 5.08 p.m. and was located some 40 km under the sea ... Read more...

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320,000 evacuated from eastern Japan following Tsunami alert


February 28th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Feb.28 (ANI): Japan has evacuated 320,000 people from its eastern Aomori, Iwate and Miyagi prefectures following a Tsunami alert triggered by an 8.8 magnitude earthquake in Chile.Warning sirens have been ... Read more...

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Japan issues tsunami alert after Chile quake


February 28th, 2010 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Feb 28 (IANS) The Japan Meteorological Agency Sunday issued a major tsunami alert for its Pacific coast after a powerful earthquake struck Chile, Xinhua reported. The tsunami alert is issued for the ... Read more...

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Powerful quake jolts Japan


February 15th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Feb 15 (Xinhua) A powerful earthquake hit northern Japan Sunday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.The 6.0 magnitude quake took place at 6.24 p.m., with the epicenter about 40 km under the ... Read more...

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6.1-magnitude quake hits northern Japan, no casualties


December 4th, 2008 - 11:06 am ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Dec 4 (ANI): An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 hit the coast of northern Japan on Thursday morning.According to the local meteorological agency, no immediate reports of damage ... Read more...

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Japan’s nuclear facility catches fire, no radiation leak


November 13th, 2008 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Nov 13 (Xinhua) A 43-year-old male worker sustained burns Thursday as a fire broke out at a building housing a reactor in the Onagawa nuclear power plant in Japan's Miyagi district.The ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake jolts Japan, at least 109 injured


July 24th, 2008 - 9:26 am ICT by IANS
DPA Tokyo, July 24 (DPA) At least 109 people were injured in a 6.8-magnitude earthquake that hit northern Japan shortly after midnight Wednesday, media reports said Thursday. The government sent a research team ... Read more...

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Magnitude 6.8 quake hits northern Japan


July 24th, 2008 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
DPA Tokyo, July 23 (DPA) A magnitude-6.8 earthquake hit northern Japan Wednesday night, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. No tsunami warnings were issued. Several people were taken to a hospital in northern city ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake rattles Japan


July 21st, 2008 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Tokyo, July 21 (Xinhua) A 6.1-magnitude earthquake jolted northeast Japan's Miyagi and Fukushima prefectures Monday, Japan Meteorological Agency said. The quake occurred at 8.30 p.m. (1100 GMT) and its epicentre was about ... Read more...

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Magnitude 6.6 quake hits Japan, tsunami warning lifted (Lead)


July 19th, 2008 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Tokyo, July 19 (DPA) A magnitude 6.6 earthquake hit northern and central Japan Saturday morning , the Japan Meteorological Agency said. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage to houses, ... Read more...

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Magnitude 6.6 quake hits Japan


July 19th, 2008 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Tokyo, July 19 (DPA) A magnitude 6.6 earthquake hit northern and central Japan Saturday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. The agency issued a tsunami warning following the quake. There were no immediate ... Read more...

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Toll in Japan quake rises to 10


June 16th, 2008 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Tokyo, June 16 (DPA) The toll in the 7.2-magnitude earthquake that struck north-eastern Japan Saturday rose to 10 after a body was discovered under a collapsed inn at a hot-spring resort in ... Read more...

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Death toll in Japan quake rises to nine


June 15th, 2008 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Tokyo, June 15 (DPA) The toll in the magnitude-7.2 earthquake that struck north-eastern Japan has risen to nine after rescue workers found the bodies of three people in the ruins of a ... Read more...

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Powerful earthquake kills three in Japan (Second lead)


June 14th, 2008 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Tokyo, June 14 (DPA) A 7.2-magnitude earthquake shook north-eastern Japan early Saturday, killing at lest three people and injuring more than 80. Michitaka Ishii, 55, was found dead in the ocean in ... Read more...

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