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Mahi trapped in borewell not responding to calls (Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 21 (IANS) Mahi, the four-year-old girl who fell into a 70 feet deep borewell in Haryana's Manesar town was not responding to the calls of the rescue team ... Read more...

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Nearly 80 trapped in cable cars rescued


May 26th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 26 (IANS) All 78 people, including a few foreigners, trapped in cable cars at a mountain resort in China were rescued Saturday.The tourists were trapped in Guilin city ... Read more...

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12 bodies brought out of crashed Sukhoi


May 11th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, May 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Twelve bodies were brought out Friday by rescuers from the crash site where a Sukhoi Superjet 100 airliner went down in Indonesia Wednesday, officials said.The ... Read more...

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Six missing after landslide hits village in southeastern China


April 24th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by BNO News
LONGDEYANG, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- A landslide triggered by days of heavy rain hit a remote village in southeastern China on late Tuesday afternoon, leaving at least six people missing, state-run media ... Read more...

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Uttarakhand’s killer tusker evades death


January 11th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Rishikesh (Uttarakhand), Jan 11 (IANS) Life almost slipped away from this 35-year-old tusker when marching orders were issued to shoot him dead. But destiny had willed otherwise.This bull tusker trampled ... Read more...

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Rescue effort on at China high-speed train crash (Second Lead)


July 24th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 24 (IANS) Rescuers feverishly cut through mangled remains after a high-speed train smashed into another train late Saturday in eastern China's Zhejiang province, killing 35 people, including two ... Read more...

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28 still trapped in coal mine in China (Lead)


July 7th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 7 (IANS) Twenty-eight miners were still trapped underground Thursday while 63 others were rescued after a fire broke out in a coal mine in China's Shandong province Wednesday ... Read more...

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Rescue work continues for 19 trapped miners in China


July 3rd, 2011 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 3 (IANS) The rescue work continued Sunday at a coalmine in southern China where 19 workers are trapped, Xinhua reported.Three workers were killed Saturday when the mine in ... Read more...

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Three trapped in Goa mining accident


June 18th, 2011 - 2:03 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 18 (IANS) Three people are feared trapped under debris in a major mining accident in Sanvordem town, 50 km from here late Friday.A spokesperson for the Goa-based Sociedade ... Read more...

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Five killed in Pakistan bakery blast


June 6th, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Nowshera (Pakistan), June 5 (IANS) Five people were killed and 12 injured in a blast that ripped through a bakery in a cantonment area in Pakistan's Nowshera district Sunday ... Read more...

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Nine lives lost as air ambulance sent to save one


May 26th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Faridabad, May 26 (IANS) A last ditch attempt to save the life of 20-year-old Rahul Raj by transporting him from Patna to a New Delhi hospital in a chartered air ... Read more...

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Arunachal Pradesh CM Khandu still missing


May 1st, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by ANI
Itanagar, May 1 (ANI): The Pawan Hans Helicopter flying from Tawang to Itanagar with Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu is still missing.The helicopter that took off from Tawang at 9.50 a.m. ... Read more...

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Pawan Hans says missing chopper was in perfect condition


May 1st, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Itanagar, May 1 (ANI): Even as bad weather is hampering search operations for a missing chopper that was carrying Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu and four others, Pawan Hans ... Read more...

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Two Sukhoi jets, 30 other aircraft searching for missing Arunachal CM


May 1st, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Itanagar/Bareilly, May 1 (ANI): Two Sukhoi aircraft and about 30 other Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft have been deployed to search for missing Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu.The Sukhoi ... Read more...

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ISRO deploys satellites to search for missing Arunachal Pradesh CM


May 1st, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore/Itanagar, May 1 (ANI): The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has deployed two satellites to search for the missing chopper of Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu.ISRO sources said that they ... Read more...

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One man survives, 32 dead in UN plane crash in Congo


April 5th, 2011 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, April 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) One out of 33 people on board a UN aircraft, which crashed Monday at an airport in the Democratic Republic of Congo, has survived, ... Read more...

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India setups helpline for stranded Indian citizens in Japan


March 16th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 16(ANI): The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Wednesday setup a helpline for stranded Indian citizens in Japan, following a massive tsunami that struck northeast Japan on Friday.According to ... Read more...

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Sensex falls 401 points, amid fears of nuclear catastrophe in Japan


March 15th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Mar15 (ANI): The Sensex at the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) on Tuesday plunged 401 points to 18,037 and the Nifty fell 122 points to 5,408 due to looming threat of ... Read more...

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Sikh community prays for tsunami victims


March 14th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Mar 14(ANI): Members of Sikh community gathered in large numbers at the Golden Temple in Amritsar on Monday to offer special prayers for the victims of tsunami that struck northeast Japan ... Read more...

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Japan quake search team leaves New Zealand for disaster in own country


March 12th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar.12 (ANI): A Japanese search team working in the earthquake-devastated Christchurch city of New Zealand is returning to Japan to deal with the crisis there.New Zealand Prime Minister John Key ... Read more...

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New Zealand quake toll rises to 145 (Second Lead)


February 26th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Christchurch, Feb 26 (IANS) The toll in a devastating quake in New Zealand's second largest city of Christchurch Saturday rose to 145 and officials feared the number may rise further."We expect ... Read more...

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Chilean miners thought of cannibalism, suicide


February 13th, 2011 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) The 33 heroic Chilean miners, who drew world attention after being trapped under half-a-mile below the surface for 69 days, had delved upon committing suicide and even cannibalism ... Read more...

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Australian PM fights tears, pays tribute to flood victims


February 8th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 8 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard Tuesday choked back tears on the floor of federal parliament while paying tribute to the victims of the Queensland floods. Recalling the bravery ... Read more...

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24 killed in Delhi house collapse (Second Lead)


November 16th, 2010 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) At least 24 people were killed and and more than 40 injured when a five-storeyed house collapsed in east Delhi's Laxmi Nagar Monday night. More than 40 ... Read more...

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One killed, 30 injured in Delhi house collapse (Lead)


November 16th, 2010 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) At least one person was killed and around 30 were injured when a five-storeyed house collapsed in east Delhi's Laxmi Nagar Monday night. More than 40 people ... Read more...

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At least 36 killed after Indian boat sinks in whirlpool


October 11th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW DELHI, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- Thirty-six people drowned and at least 25 people are still missing after an overcrowded boat sank pn the Ganga river in the northwestern region of India ... Read more...

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No proof of Pak moving against Haqqani group: Holbrooke


September 22nd, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
New York: US Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Richard Holbrooke has said that Islamabad has not yet acted against the Haqqani group- a Taliban ally- as the nation's fight against ... Read more...

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Trapped Chilean miners could be freed by November


September 17th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.17 (ANI): The 33 Chilean miners trapped nearly half a mile underground could be freed within two months, rescue workers have said.The trapped men were previously warned they were unlikely to ... Read more...

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Trapped Chilean miners won’t get wages


September 1st, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 1 (IANS) The 33 Chilean miners who are trapped inside a gold and copper mine since Aug 5 may not receive wages while they are underground, a media report said ... Read more...

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Woman Goes Missing While Swimming In Rio Grande


August 18th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A fun swim at the Rio Grande river of New Mexico has led to the disappearance of a 32-year old woman named Marriah Walker. On Tuesday, ... Read more...

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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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Flash floods inundate north Kashmir villages


July 30th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 30 (IANS) Flash floods have inundated 48 villages in north Kashmir, police said Friday, adding that three people trapped by flood waters were rescued by an army helicopter. Police said Gulam ... Read more...

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Woman rescued from a Leverett cave after spending 12 hours


July 21st, 2010 - 12:29 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Leverett, July 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 25 year old woman spent half a day in a cave before being rescued by firefighters. The lady was rescued at 1 am on Tuesday morning.Firefighters ... Read more...

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200 killed in Congo explosion (Second Lead, changing dateline)


July 3rd, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi/Bukavu, July 3 (DPA) At least 200 people, among them many children, died when a fuel tanker exploded in eastern Congo, local administrative officials reported Saturday. The accident occurred late Friday in the ... Read more...

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70 killed in Ghana mining accident


June 29th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi/Accra, June 29 (DPA) At least 70 miners have been confirmed dead after a gold mining pit collapsed in central Ghana, local media reported Tuesday. The victims were among a group of small-scale ... Read more...

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