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India, Qatar deepen energy ties, seek to promote investments (News Analysis)


April 13th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) With growing demands for oil and gas and uncertainty looming over supplies from sanctions-hit Iran, India has sought to deepen energy ties with Qatar. ... Read more...

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6.8 magnitude quake jolts Japan (Lead)


March 14th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 14 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale Wednesday hit Japan off the east coast of Honshu island, triggering a tsunami alert.The temblor came three days ... Read more...

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China to compensate for sea pollution


March 5th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 5 (IANS) China will set up a monitoring system to compensate for oil spills in the Bohai Sea off its northeastern coast, an official said Monday.The marine department ... Read more...

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Qatari emir to visit India, with gas sale, investment on agenda


March 4th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Qatar's Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al Thani, one of the world's richest monarchs and whose tiny country of barely two million people has ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka, Vietnam ink oil deal


October 14th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Oct 14 (IANS) Sri Lanka and Vietnam have signed an oil and gas exploration agreement, Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang said at a forum here Friday.Vietnam's state-run PetroVietnam had ... 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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Strong quake jolts northeastern Japan, no tsunami threat


March 29th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by BNO News
TOKYO (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck off northeastern Japan on Tuesday afternoon, seismologists said, but no tsunami warnings were issued and there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.The ... Read more...

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IAEA sends two more teams to Japan to assist with nuclear emergency


March 26th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by BNO News
VIENNA (BNO NEWS) -- The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Saturday said it has dispatched two additional teams to Japan to assist in the response to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power ... Read more...

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Will Japan’s radiation leak reach India?


March 21st, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) As panic and myths do the rounds after the radiation leak at Japan's quake-hit Fukushima nuclear plant, experts feel India should not worry about the ... Read more...

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Russians go for pills to fight radiation


March 17th, 2011 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 16 (IANS) People living in Russia's Far East near Japan are buying iodine pills to fight radioactive isotopes even as the government insisted that radiation levels in Russia ... Read more...

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Two strong aftershocks rock Japan minutes apart


March 15th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by BNO News
TOKYO (BNO NEWS) -- Two strong earthquakes struck Japan on late Tuesday evening, days after one of the largest earthquakes on record devastated the country, seismologists said.The first 6.2-magnitude earthquake at 10.28 ... Read more...

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Astrology can predict tsunamis, claims Bihar minister


March 14th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 14 (IANS) The ancient science of astrology can help predict natural disasters like tsunamis, a Bihar minister has said."Astrology's help can be taken to predict natural disasters like ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

All Indians in Japan safe: Krishna


March 14th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Monday said all 25,000 Indians in quake-hit Japan are safe and New Delhi will extend all possible assistance to that ... Read more...

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Indian parliament pays tribute to tsunami victims (Lead)


March 14th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Both houses of parliament Monday paid tributes to the victims of the massive earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan Friday."We express heartfelt sympathy and ... Read more...

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ADB offers support for quake-hit Japan victims


March 14th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Manila (Philippines), Mar. 14 (ANI): Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Haruhiko Kuroda has expressed his condolences and offered support to the people and Government of Japan, following a powerful earthquake-cum-tsunami in the ... Read more...

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Tsunami crisis: Troops rescue 60-year-old Japanese man


March 14th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Minamisoma (Japan), Mar. 14 (ANI): Japanese troops have rescued a 60-year-old man who floated 15 kilometers out to sea on the roof of his home after a tsunami engulfed the country's northeastern ... Read more...

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6-magnitude quake off Japan’s Honshu island


March 13th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 13 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6 on the Richter scale struck Sunday off the east coast of Japan's main island of Honshu, according to the China Earthquake Network ... Read more...

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Japan moved by 2.4 metres due to quake: US Geological Survey


March 13th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 13 (ANI): Japan's biggest recorded earthquake appears to have moved the island by about 2.4 metres, according to the US Geological Survey."That's a reasonable number. Eight feet, that's certainly ... Read more...

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Quake-hit Japan faces nuclear crisis, toll may cross 10,000 (Third Lead)


March 13th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 13 (IANS) The devastating earthquake followed by a tsunami that hit northeastern Japan is likely to claim over 10,000 lives, police said, as authorities scrambled Sunday to minimise ... Read more...

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Quake unleased 1,000 times energy of all n-weapons


March 13th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 13 (IANS) The total energy released by the megaquake in Japan was about a thousand times the combined energy of all the world's nuclear weapons or 6.7 trillion ... Read more...

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6-magnitude quake jolts Honshu island of Japan


March 13th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 12 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale jolted the east coast of Japan's main Honshu island at 10.43 p.m. Beijing Time Saturday, according to the ... Read more...

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Japan disaster toll 1,600, nuclear meltdown feared (Evening Lead)


March 12th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 12 (IANS) Japan feared a nuclear meltdown Saturday, a day after a massive earthquake and a killer tsunami left around 1,600 people dead with about 100 aftershocks traumatizing ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama offers prayers for tsunami victims


March 12th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 12 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama Saturday offered prayers for those who lost their lives in the tsunami unleashed by the massive earthquake in Japan and ... Read more...

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We feel helpless, say Japanese nationals in Delhi


March 12th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Noriko Nasukawa has not slept a wink since Friday afternoon when news started trickling in of the devastation caused by the tsunami and 8.9 ... Read more...

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Tectonic plates’ movement caused Japan quake, tsunami


March 12th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 12 (IANS) The devastating earthquake that shook Japan was caused by movement of massive tectonic plates that thrust one below the other and forced the seabed and ... Read more...

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Japan quake shifted Earth 4 inches on its axis


March 12th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 12 (IANS) The massive earthquake that shook Japan and triggered a huge tsunami appears to have shifted the Earth on its axis and moved an island of Japan, ... Read more...

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Japan shaken: survivors look for missing kin, n-meltdown feared (Second Lead)


March 12th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 12 (IANS) Ravaged Japan Saturday moved to pull itself together from a devastating quake and tsunami that killed a 1,000 people and left its northeastern coast in ruin ... Read more...

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Massive tsunami claims over 100 lives in Japan


March 11th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar 11 (ANI): The devastating tsunami following an 8.9 earthquake magnitude off the northeastern coast in Japan has reportedly killed over hundreds of people and injured many others.Around 300 bodies ... Read more...

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Tsunami threat to India doesn’t exist: Government (Lead)


March 11th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) There is no threat of a tsunami along the Indian coast, the government said Friday after a magnitude-8.9 earthquake hit Japan, generating massive oceanic tides ... Read more...

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No tsunami threat to India


March 11th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) There is no threat of tsunami along the Indian coast, officials said Thursday after a massive earthquake triggered a devastating tsunami in Japan."There is no ... Read more...

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Libyan protesters defiant, 500 feared dead (Second Lead)


February 25th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo/Tripoli, Feb 25 (IANS) Libyan protesters prepared for a "one-million march" Friday as the main hospital in the second largest city of Benghazi reported 500 deaths in 11 days of protests that ... Read more...

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Aussies take to Facebook amid disaster


February 3rd, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 3 (IANS) Australians shared real-time experiences on Facebook and Twitter as a devastating cyclone hit the northeastern coast.A total of 23,141 tweets from 10,000 people were posted in the ... Read more...

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Australia Waiting For Cyclone Yasi


February 2nd, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Australia is gearing up to brave one of the fiercest cyclones to hit the continent in recent times. It has been triggered by high ocean temperature ... Read more...

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Robbers loot 50 kg gold from Canadian-owned mine in Brazil


December 30th, 2010 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 30 (IANS) Armed robbers stormed a Canadian-run gold mine in Brazil Wednesday night and took away 50 kg of the yellow metal.The Vancouver-based Luna Gold Corporation said that after taking ... Read more...

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Hurricane warnings issued as Tropical Storm Paula forms in the northwestern Caribbean


October 12th, 2010 - 4:13 am ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- Tropical Storm Paula formed in the northwestern Caribbean on late Monday afternoon, forecasters said, making it the 16th tropical storm of the 2010 Atlantic hurricane season.The storm, located ... Read more...

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