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China quake kills 64, injures over 700 (Second Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 7 (IANS) At least 64 people have been confirmed dead and 715 others injured after multiple earthquakes struck a mountainous region in China's Yunnan province Friday, the province's ... Read more...

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24 killed, 150 injured in China quake (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 7 (IANS) At least 24 people were killed and 150 injured Friday in an earthquake that jolted southwest China's Yunnan and Guizhou provinces, authorities said.More than 100,000 people ... Read more...

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Kantha stitch takes fashion, furnishings by storm (With Images)


August 12th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 12 (IANS) Threads can talk and create stories. They can weave their way through centuries and be reborn in various avatars. Such has been the evolution of the ... Read more...

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Nearly 100 killed in China rains (Third Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 23 (IANS) Torrential rains that have ravaged China's 17 provinces since July 20, have killed at least 95 people. Another 45 are still missing, the government said ... Read more...

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35 injured, 64,500 affected in China quake (Second Lead)


July 1st, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 30 (IANS) A 6.6-magnitude quake jolted China's Xinjiang Uygur region early Saturday, injuring at least 35 people and affecting over 64,500 others.The temblor also killed over 2,000 livestock ... Read more...

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30 dead in China storm


May 11th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 11 (IANS) At least 30 people died and several others were missing Friday after hail and torrential rains battered a mountainous region in northwest China, authorities said.The storm ... Read more...

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25,000 affected by snowfall in China


March 23rd, 2012 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 23 (IANS) Over 650 people have been injured and more than 25,000 are facing food shortage and a lack of warm clothing due heavy snowfall in China's southwest ... Read more...

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Renting a cot and quilt as winter chill continues (Feature)


February 9th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Behind the 17th century Jama Masjid in Old Delhi, an auto-parts market thrives by day, but on winter nights, the area is thronged by thousands ... Read more...

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Agra fogged out, records season’s lowest


December 19th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 19 (IANS) The city of Taj Mahal was literally fogged out Monday morning, slowing down traffic to a crawl and causing a couple of minor accidents. It also ... Read more...

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Turkish teenager rescued after four days


October 28th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, Oct 28 (IANS) A teenager was rescued from the rubble after over 100 hours following an earthquake that flattened his home in a Turkish town.Ferhat Tokay, 13, was found ... Read more...

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Four injured in China quake


June 21st, 2011 - 3:52 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 21 (IANS) Four people were injured when a magnitude-5.2 quake hit southwest China Monday evening, officials said.The quake hit Yunnan province at 6.16 p.m., according to the China ... Read more...

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New-born’s body, human bones found in Haryana house


April 3rd, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Fatehabad (Haryana), April 3 (IANS) A man was arrested after the body of a newly-born baby and other human remains were found at his house in this Haryana district, police ... Read more...

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Quake hits China, damages 678 homes


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 2 (IANS) A 4.8-magnitude earthquake jolted southwest China, affecting more than 80,000 people and damaging over 600 homes, authorities said Wednesday.The quake occurred at 3.11 p.m. Tuesday in Yunnan Province. ... Read more...

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100,000 snowed in people evacuated in southwest China


January 12th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 12 (IANS) Icy weather and melting snow have forced the evacuation of 104,900 people from their homes in southwest China's Guizhou province since New Year's Day, a ministry statement said ... Read more...

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Vaishno Devi shrine board to help out Leh victims


August 28th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 28 (IANS) The Vaishno Devi Shrine Board is to provide Rs.50 lakh for the relief of victims of the cloudburst and flashfloods in Leh, an official said. "The money is ... Read more...

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24 dead, 35 missing in landslides in China


July 14th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 14 (ANI): At least 24 persons have been killed and 35 have been declared missing after a rain-triggered landslide hit Xiaohe Township in China's Yunnan province on Tuesday.Reports ... Read more...

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17 dead, 44 missing in China landslides (Lead)


July 13th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 13 (IANS) Seventeen people were killed and 44 went missing Tuesday after rains triggered landslides in southwest China's Yunnan and Sichuan provinces, authorities said. In Yunnan, four people were killed and ... Read more...

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China earthquake toll rises to 2,192


April 24th, 2010 - 12:39 am ICT by BNO News
BEIJING (BNO NEWS) -- The death toll from last week's devastating earthquake in northwest China's Qinghai Province rose to 2,192 on Friday, state media reported.The state-run Xinhua news agency reported that 78 ... Read more...

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Chinese Red Cross makes emergency appeal for donations after 7.1 quake


April 14th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by BNO News
BEIJING (BNO NEWS) -- The Red Cross Society of China (RCSC) on Wednesday launched an emergency appeal for donations after a powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake devastated northwest China, killing hundreds of people and ... Read more...

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Braving winter chill, kids rehearse for R-Day


January 24th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) For most Delhiites it is a struggle to just get out of their quilts on these cold winter mornings -- but the children participating in the Republic ... Read more...

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Delhi’s homeless prefer cold streets to stinking shelters


January 20th, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Clad in frayed woollens, draped in thin quilts and huddled around small fires, many of Delhi's homeless say they would rather brave the harsh winter chill on ... Read more...

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Konkona troubled by mice in Wake Up Sid!


September 10th, 2009 - 3:24 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
During the shoot of a sequence for Wake Up Sid, Konkona Sen Sharma had a horrifying experience. The actress, who has a fear of mice, had to shoot with a real ... Read more...

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Thousands Affected In China Earthquake


July 10th, 2009 - 8:19 pm ICT by GD
After Panama, earthquake has now affected China. As reported by the state media on Thursday evening, southwest China has been affected by an earthquake claiming the life of 1 and destroying about ... Read more...

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One killed, 336 injured in Yunnan quake


July 10th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, July 10 (ANI): A moderate earthquake rocked southwest China Thursday evening, killing one person, injuring at least 336 and collapsing more than 18,000 homes, state media said.The magnitude-6.0 temblor, centered ... Read more...

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Cold wave grips Bihar


December 18th, 2008 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Dec 18 (ANI): The sudden dip in temperature during last four days has brought about a chill in the weather, making life difficult for people in Bihar. Locals covered in woollens ... Read more...

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Torrential rain kills 53 in China


May 28th, 2008 - 7:09 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, May 28 (Xinhua) At least 53 people have been killed in accidents in the wake of torrential rain over the past week in China, officials said. Around 4,000 people were stranded ... Read more...

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UN gives $8 million for quake relief in China


May 21st, 2008 - 5:38 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, May 21 (Xinhua) The UN Wednesday cleared a grant of $8 million to support earthquake relief efforts in China. Khalid Malik, resident coordinator of the UN in the country, handed over ... Read more...

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China says 40,000 killed, 30,000 still missing in quake


May 20th, 2008 - 8:59 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, May 20 (Xinhua) The toll in the killer earthquake that ripped through southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan last week has now crossed the 40,000-mark and more than 30,000 are still missing, ... Read more...

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