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250,000 told to evacuate due to Japan rains

July 15th, 2012 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, July 15 (IANS) Torrential downpour continued to drench Japan's Kyushu island Saturday, killing at least 22 people which forced authorities to order the evacuation of more than 246,000 residents, ... Read more...

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No promise from PM, Telangana agitation to intensify: TRS

October 4th, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hyderabad, Oct 3 (IANS) After failing to get any assurance from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over a separate Telangana state, Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) chief K. Chandrasekhar Rao ... Read more...

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$99 mn World Bank aid for Indo-Nepal border energy pact

June 22nd, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 22 (IANS) The World Bank has approved a $99 million package for an Indo-Nepal cross-border energy cooperation to mitigate a national energy crisis in the Himalayan republic.The funding ... Read more...

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Massive tsunami kills 23 in Japan

March 11th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar 11 (ANI): The devastating tsunami following a 8.9 earthquake magnitude off the northeastern coast in Japan has reportedly killed 23 people and injuring many others.The earthquake has led to ... Read more...

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Cyclone hits northern Australia

February 16th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 16 (IANS) A tropical cyclone Wednesday hit Australia's northern city of Darwin, prompting authorities to issue evacuation notices and close the airport, a media report said.People have been told to ... Read more...

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Solar tsunami from Sun may hit Earth on Tuesday

August 3rd, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 3 (ANI): The Earth is in the path to be hit by a wave of violent space weather as early as Tuesday after a massive explosion of the sun, scientists ... Read more...

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25 killed as strong quake jolts Indonesia (Third Lead)

September 2nd, 2009 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Sep 2 (DPA) At least 25 people were killed and dozens injured Wednesday when a 7.3-magnitude earthquake rocked Indonesia's Java Island, officials said. The quake was felt strongly in the capital Jakarta, ... Read more...

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One killed, two injured in Budapest air show crash

July 19th, 2009 - 2:20 am ICT by IANS
Budapest, July 19 (DPA) A 60-year-old man was killed and two others injured Saturday when a light aircraft crashed amid sudden high winds at an airshow here in Hungary. The victim was ... Read more...

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