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58 dead after boat sinks in Turkey


September 7th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Ankara, Sep 6 (IANS) At least 58 illegal immigrants, including nine children, trying to enter Europe, drowned Thursday when their boat sank off western Turkey, a media report said.According to ... Read more...

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36 die as firecracker factory catches fire (Fifth Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) At least 36 people were killed and more than 75 injured when a powerful explosion Wednesday tore through one of the biggest fireworks factories in ... Read more...

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33 die as firecracker factory catches fire (Fourth Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) At least 33 people were killed when a powerful explosion Wednesday tore through one of the biggest fireworks factories in Tamil Nadu, triggering a major ... Read more...

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30 dead as flames engulf firecracker factory (Third Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) At least 30 people were killed and more than 50 injured Wednesday when an explosion tore through a fireworks factory in Sivakasi in Tamil Nadu, triggering ... Read more...

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30 dead as flames engulf firecracker factory (Second Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) At least 30 people were killed and more than 50 injured Wednesday as flames engulfed a fireworks factory after an explosion in Sivakasi in Tamil Nadu, ... Read more...

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30 dead as flames engulf firecracker factory (Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) At least 30 people were killed and more than 45 injured Wednesday when an explosion tore through a fireworks factory in Sivakasi in Tamil Nadu, triggering ... Read more...

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40 missing in Uttarakhand, rescue efforts on


August 5th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, Aug 5 (IANS) As many as 40 people, including 19 labourers at a project, are missing after flash floods and cloud bursts ravaged Uttarakhand. The government Sunday asked the ... Read more...

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‘Dead’ woman comes alive in China


August 3rd, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 3 (IANS) A doctor in China has been suspended for declaring as dead an elderly woman who was still alive. She woke up from slumber when a forensic ... Read more...

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Mudslide at iron mine in northwest China kills 7, buries 21


August 1st, 2012 - 1:37 am ICT by BNO News
ARALTOBE, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- A mudslide buried the site of an iron mine in northwestern China on early Tuesday morning, killing at least seven people and leaving 21 others missing, local ... Read more...

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200 trapped ECL miners in Bengal rescued


July 31st, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 31 (IANS) Around 200 miners of the Eastern Coalfields Ltd (ECL), trapped in West Bengal's Burdwan district after the power grid failure, have been rescued, police said Tuesday."Around ... Read more...

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Siberian bear kills man


July 31st, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A man in Russia's Siberian republic of Yakutia has been killed by a wild bear, said a local interior ministry official Monday.Two residents of Khara-Aldan ... Read more...

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27 bodies found after Tanzania ferry capsizes


July 19th, 2012 - 3:12 am ICT by IANS
Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), July 19 (IANS) Twenty-seven bodies were retrieved from the Indian Ocean off Tanzania after a ferry with over 280 people on board capsized Wednesday.An official said ... Read more...

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17 killed in Nepal bus accident


July 17th, 2012 - 3:13 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 17 (IANS) Seventeen people died in Nepal Monday when a passenger bus skidded off the road and plunged some 200 meters down into the Trishuli river.The accident took ... Read more...

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16 trapped in China coal mine


July 6th, 2012 - 4:36 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 6 (IANS) Sixteen miners in China remained trapped in a flooded coal mine Thursday night, authorities said.The accident took place at 6 p.m. Wednesday when they were working ... 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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24 injured in China quake (Lead)


June 30th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 30 (IANS) At least 24 people were injured and hundreds of cattle died in collapsed sheds as a 6.6-magnitude quake jolted China's Xinjiang Uygur region Saturday and toppled ... Read more...

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90 die in Bangladesh floods, landslides


June 27th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 27 (IANS) Nearly 90 people have died in Bangladesh in flash floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains, officials said Wednesday.Rains have wrecked havoc in the three hill ... Read more...

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Bengal teenager who fell into well brought out dead


June 25th, 2012 - 5:05 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) A teenage boy who fell into an open 30-feet-deep well in West Bengal's Howrah district Sunday noon was brought out dead early Monday following ten-and-a-half hour ... Read more...

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Anger, sorrow as Mahi dies in Haryana borewell (Roundup)


June 24th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Manesar (Haryana), June 24 (IANS) About 90 hours of anxiety and hope turned to despair and disgust Sunday as rescuers who had furiously dug a parallel tunnel to save a ... Read more...

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Boat with 200 asylum seekers capsizes off Australia


June 21st, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 21 (IANS) A boat carrying around 200 asylum seekers capsized Thursday in Indonesian waters off Australia's Christmas Island, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) said.The boat capsized about ... Read more...

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It’ll be a rainy June in Britain


June 10th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) Britain will see a rainy weather through June as incessant rains continue to plague several areas in the country.The Met Office issued a grim forecast that ... Read more...

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Four die from cyanide poisoning in China


June 10th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 10 (IANS) Four workers have died and two were hospitalised after being poisoned by cyanide at a chemical plant in east China, officials said Sunday.The incident took place ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan gain nothing from Siachen: Pakistan minister


June 3rd, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 3 (IANS) Both India and Pakistan gain nothing out of Siachen, the world's highest battleground where armies of the two neighbours stand eyeball-to-eyeball, and the matter is only ... Read more...

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Medical factory gutted in Gurgaon


May 27th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 27 (IANS) A medical equipment factory was damaged in a fire in an industrial township in Gurgaon, an officer said. There was no casualty or injury.The blaze started ... Read more...

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Pakistan, India to talk Siachen on June 11, 12


May 11th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 11 (IANS) Pakistan and India will hold discussions on the Siachen glacier row June 11 and 12, less than a month after army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani ... Read more...

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Five die from toxic gas in China mine


May 11th, 2012 - 3:07 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 11 (IANS) Five people died Thursday due to toxic gas poisoning in an abandoned antimony ore mine in China, officials said.The incident took place in Dushan county of ... Read more...

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11 trapped in China coal mine


April 27th, 2012 - 3:13 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 27 (IANS) Eleven miners remained trapped Thursday in a flooded coal mine in southwest China, authorities said.The flooding occurred around 10.30 a.m. in Xinsheng coal mine in Guizhou ... Read more...

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13 dead in China road accident


April 22nd, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) At least 13 people were killed and 21 injured in China's Jiagnsu province when a tour bus and a truck collided Sunday morning, the provincial government ... Read more...

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Jalandhar collapse: Worker rescued after 72 hours


April 19th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, April 19 (IANS) The untiring efforts of rescue teams engaged in finding survivors beneath the collapsed blanket manufacturing factory in this Punjab city saw more success early Thursday with ... Read more...

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Hopes recede of finding survivors in collapsed Punjab factory (Lead)


April 18th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, April 18 (IANS) Hopes of finding more survivors in the collapsed four-storeyed blanket manufacturing factory in Jalandhar began to recede Wednesday evening though a teenaged boy was pulled out ... Read more...

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Worker rescued 55 hours after Jalandhar factory collapse


April 18th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, April 18 (IANS) A teenage boy was pulled out from the debris of the collapsed blanket factory here Wednesday, nearly 55 hours after the four-storey building had been flattened, ... Read more...

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Industrialist held after factory collapse leaves six dead


April 17th, 2012 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
Jalandhar (Punjab), April 17 (IANS) Prominent industrialist Sheetal Vij has been arrested after a factory building owned by him collapsed, leaving at least six workers dead and many trapped under ... Read more...

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Several trapped as factory building collapses in Jalandhar (Lead)


April 16th, 2012 - 9:32 am ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, April 16 (IANS) Several workers were feared trapped under debris after a four-storeyed factory building collapsed in Punjab's Jalandhar city, 150 km from state capital Chandigarh.Police said that the ... Read more...

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Siachen avalanche tragedy: Manmohan offers help to Pakistan


April 8th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday offered Pakistan humanitarian assistance to help find survivors of a massive avalanche that hit a Pakistani army camp in ... Read more...

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Kayani monitors Siachen rescue operations


April 8th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 8 (IANS) Pakistani Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani Sunday monitored the rescue operation to pull out 124 soldiers and 11 civilians who were trapped following a massive ... Read more...

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