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Assam floods: Gogoi orders rescue of marooned

June 26th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 26 (IANS) With floods continuing to wreak havoc in many districts in Assam, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Tuesday asked state officials to rescue the marooned people on ... Read more...

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Flood situation turns grimmer in Assam

June 25th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 25 (IANS) Flood situation continued to deteriorate in Assam Monday with reports coming in of more villages being inundated by surging waters of the Brahmaputra river and its ... Read more...

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New sonar detects concealed underwater objects

November 19th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 19 (IANS) Scientists have developed a new kind of underwater sonar that can detect objects like reefs and wrecks through bubble clouds that blind conventional sonar.Just as ultrasound is used ... Read more...

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Over 200 missing as ferry sinks in Indonesia (Lead)

January 11th, 2009 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Jan 11 (DPA) A ferry with some 250 people on board sank in rough waters off the Indonesian province of West Sulawesi early Sunday, leaving more than 200 missing, officials said.Eighteen ... Read more...

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Over 50 missing, many injured in Bangladesh ferry collision

September 30th, 2008 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 30 (Xinhua) More than fifty people were missing and several injured as two passenger ferries collided in a river in southern Bangladesh early Tuesday, a senior official said. The accident ... Read more...

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