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Misappropriation scam hits Sindh flood victims amidst international corruption fears


August 21st, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.21 (ANI): Amidst international concerns over the misuse of funds meant for flood victims owing to the massive corruption prevalent in the country, reports of misappropriation of government funds in Pakistan's ... Read more...

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UAE rushes 100 tonnes of relief goods to Pakistan


August 20th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 20 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has airdropped over 100 tonnes of relief materials in Pakistan's flood-hit regions of Punjab and Sindh. Aircraft from the Emirates made around nine trips ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Armed forces at forefront of relief operations in Ladakh


August 19th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Leh, Aug 19 (IANS) The armed forces are working tirelessly to provide succour to people in Ladakh and helping them piece together their lives shattered by the devastating flash flood ... Read more...

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PCB, cricketers donate funds for Pak flood victims


August 18th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Aug.18 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has donated over 11.42 million rupees as aid to help victims of the devastating deluge that has submerged almost one-fifth of the country.The donation ... Read more...

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Leh rescue: Army, airforce work relentlessly to provide succour


August 16th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Leh, Aug 16 (IANS) As people in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir battle to put together their lives ravaged by the Aug 6 flash floods, the Indian armed forces have ... Read more...

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China to mourn nationwide for mudslide victims Sunday


August 14th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 14 (IANS) China will hold mourning ceremonies Sunday to remember the over thousand people who died in mudslides that struck Zhouqu county last week. The mudslide, which hit Zhouqu in Gannan ... Read more...

Posted in World |

J-K Govt. reaches out to victims in flash flood affected villages


August 12th, 2010 - 11:05 pm ICT by ANI
By Shashank ShantanuLeh, Aug.12 (ANI): The Jammu and Kashmir government is leaving no stone unturned to reach out to the affected villagers in this flash flood ravaged region, as it has come ... Read more...

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China to resettle 45,000 mudslide-affected people


August 11th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 11 (IANS) The Chinese government has chalked out a three-stage resettlement programme for the thousands of people affected in rain-triggered mudslides in Gansu province that left at least 702 dead ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Border Roads Organisation asked to clear Leh-Manali Highway in three days


August 10th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Leh, Aug 10 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has directed the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) to clear the Leh-Manali highway within next three days to restore Leh's road link ... Read more...

Posted in National |

IAF’s Cheetah choppers evacuate 90 people in Ladakh


August 9th, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Leh, Aug 9 (IANS) In a daring rescue effort in ravaged Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir, six Cheetah helicopters of the Indian Air Force (IAF) Monday did over 60 sorties ... Read more...

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Relentless rescue efforts by IAF continues for fourth day at Leh


August 9th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
Leh, Aug 9 (ANI): Six Cheetah helicopters of the Indian Air Force (IAF) undertook more than 60 sorties to evacuate 90 people from Skyu in Zanskar valley on Monday in the cloudburst-hit ... Read more...

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Rescue and relief operation continues in full swing in Leh


August 8th, 2010 - 11:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.8 (ANI): The Government on Sunday stated that the rescue and relief operation was being carried out in full swing in the devastated Leh.According to Ministry of Home Affairs, ... Read more...

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IAF carries earth moving equipment to Leh for relief and rescue operations


August 8th, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by ANI
ZCZCANI 0112 (National)By Tahir Nadeem KhanTechnical Air Port (Jammu) August 8 (ANI): To speed up relief and rescue operations and clear debris and restore communication link to the ravaged town Leh, the ... Read more...

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IAF carries excavators to Leh for relief and rescue operation


August 8th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by ANI
By Tahir Nadeem KhanTechnical Air Port (Jammu) August 8 (ANI): In its bid to speed up relief and rescue operations and clear debris and restore communication link to the ravaged town Leh, ... Read more...

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Leh floods toll rises to 132, all foreign tourists safe (Fourth Lead)


August 7th, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 7 (IANS) The death toll in Friday's flash floods in Leh town has risen to 132 while 500 people are still missing, officials said Saturday. Medical personnel and relief ... Read more...

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Leh tragedy toll 121, no foreign tourist dead or missing (Third Lead)


August 7th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 7 (IANS) The death toll in Friday's cloudburst tragedy in Leh town has risen to 121 while 500 people are still missing, officials said Saturday. No foreign tourist was ... Read more...

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Leh tragedy toll 120, Indian Airlines ferrying out tourists (Second Lead)


August 7th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 7 (IANS) The death toll in Friday's cloudburst tragedy in Leh town has risen to 120 while 53 bodies have been identified, officials said Saturday as union Health Minister ... Read more...

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Leh death toll 117, Azad arrives with medical team (Lead)


August 7th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 7 (IANS) The death toll in Friday's cloudburst tragedy in Leh town rose to 117 as relief and rescue operations, hampered due to bad weather, took off again. Union ... Read more...

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UAE sends aid to flood-hit areas in Pakistan


July 30th, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 30 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates has ordered urgent delivery of relief to displaced people in Pakistan's flood-hit region. The relief materials to be dispatched include blankets, tents, medical items ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Floodwaters cause havoc in W.Bengal, Gujarat


July 22nd, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
By Ajitha Menon / Uday AdharvayuKolkata/ Talala (Gujarat), July 22 (ANI): Floodwaters disrupted normal life in W.Bengal and Gujarat.Almost half of the Jalpaiguri District in the West-Bengal is flooded.Rains have caused ... Read more...

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60 Minutes: Lost children of Haiti


July 12th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, July 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The earthquake in Haiti may have happened sometime ago, but its effects are still being felt by the residents of the country. The natural ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

377 killed, 368,000 homes destroyed in China floods


June 25th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 25 (IANS) Floods in China have killed 377 people in 2010 and left 142 missing, while over 368,000 homes were destroyed, an official statement said Friday. Floods this year have affected ... Read more...

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Tension between BJP, JD-U ‘a drama’: Lalu Prasad


June 20th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 20 (IANS) Terming reports of the growing rift between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its ally, Janata Dal-United (JD-U) "nautanki (drama)", Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Sunday ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Death toll rises to 30 after landslides in Guangxi, south of China


June 3rd, 2010 - 2:43 am ICT by BNO News
NANNING, CHINA (BNO NEWS) – After a series of rainstorms and flooding which caused landslides in the south China autonomous region of Guangxi Zhuang, the death toll has risen to 30 following ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Food, fodder dropped for Kashmir’s snow-trapped nomads


June 2nd, 2010 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 1 (IANS) Indian Air Force helicopters Tuesday air-dropped several quintals of rations and fodder for the Gujjar and Bakerwal nomads trapped in high altitudes in Jammu and Kashmir after heavy ... Read more...

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PM expresses grief over West Bengal railway mishap


May 28th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 28 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has expressed his grief over the loss of lives after 13 coaches of the Mumbai bound Howrah-Kurla Lokmanya Tilak Gyaneshwari Super ... Read more...

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President Patil condemns West Bengal Railway attack


May 28th, 2010 - 11:24 am ICT by ANI
Beijing, May 28 (ANI): Reacting to the derailment of 13 bogies of Mumbai bound Howrah-Kurla Lokmanya Tilak Gyaneshwari Super Deluxe Express, which was caused by a suspected Maoist bomb blast, President ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Maoist blast derails train in West Bengal, 20 killed, over 150 injured


May 28th, 2010 - 11:03 am ICT by ANI
Jhargram (West Bengal), May 28 (ANI): At least 20 people were killed and over 150 injured when 13 bogies of Mumbai bound Howrah-Kurla Lokmanya Tilak Gyaneshwari Super Deluxe Express train was ... Read more...

Posted in National |

China nationally to mourn quake victims Wednesday


April 20th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 20 (IANS) China will hold a national day of mourning Wednesday for more than 2,000 victims killed in the devastating 7.1 magnitude quake in northwestern Qinghai province, the government said ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cyclonic storm kills seven, damages 16,000 houses


April 1st, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala/Aizawl, April 1 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and nearly 16,000 houses destroyed as pre-monsoon rains accompanied by strong winds and hailstorms continued to create havoc in Tripura, Mizoram, Manipur ... Read more...

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Hailstorm damages houses, crops in northeast India


March 30th, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala/Aizawl, March 30 (IANS) Hundreds of houses were destroyed, a large number of trees, electric and telephone posts uprooted and crops heavily damaged in pre-monsoon rains accompanied by strong wind and hailstorm ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

UAE charity sends 200 tonnes of aid to Haiti


February 7th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Santo Domingo, Feb 7 (IANS) A charity in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has sent 200 tonnes of relief materials to quake-hit Haiti, WAM news agency reported Sunday. The Khalifa bin Zayed Al ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UAE charity helps Haiti quake victims


January 30th, 2010 - 3:49 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 30 (IANS) The Red Crescent Authority (RCA) of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have distributed 45 tonnes of relief items among the Haiti quake victims as part of its ... Read more...

Posted in World |

John Travolta to fly plane to Haiti with medics, supplies


January 26th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
New York, January 26 (ANI): John Travolta has sent his plane to provide relief materials to earthquake victims in Haiti.The actor, who was present at Australia Week's Black Tie Dinner in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Alonzo Mourning To Help The Haiti Quake Victims


January 16th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The devastating earthquake that hit Haiti a few days back has wrecked havoc with the lives of its residents. The calamity has also destroyed the basic ... Read more...

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