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13 dead, 1.6 mn without power after freak snowstorm in US (Lead)


November 1st, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 1 (IANS) More than 1.6 million people in five states in northeastern United States remained without power Tuesday morning three days after a freak snow storm over ... Read more...

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13 deaths, 1.7 million without power in US after snowstorm


November 1st, 2011 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 1 (IANS) A freak October snowstorm that dropped more than two feet of snow in some places has left close to 1.7 million people in five states ... Read more...

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Japanese unhappy with government’s post-quake efforts


May 16th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, May 16 (IANS) The majority of Japanese people are dissatisfied with the government's post-disaster handling but are in favour of a tax hike to raise funds for restoration efforts ... Read more...

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US agency sounds warning bells over climate change


May 13th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) A leading US research agency has sounded warning bells over the risk of dangerous climate change which is growing with every additional tonne of greenhouse gas ... Read more...

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Massive relief and rescue operation for Leh flash floods victims


August 7th, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Aug 7 (ANI): The Ministry of Home Affairs has been in regular touch with the Jammu and Kashmir Government to coordinate relief and response efforts in the wake of massive ... Read more...

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British Petroleum (BP) To Pay A Fourth Bill Of $99.7 Million


July 14th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey July 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is no doubt about the fact that along with the Gulf of Mexico coastal area residents and the marine life, the British Petroleum is also ... Read more...

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Obama Administration underscores scientific response to BP oil spill


June 3rd, 2010 - 1:38 am ICT by BNO News
ROBERT, LOUISIANA (BNO NEWS) – Science has played a critical role in the United States government's response to the Deepwater BP oil spill, President Obama has relied on the best science available ... Read more...

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BP temporarily suspends “Top kill” procedure


May 28th, 2010 - 5:04 am ICT by BNO News
VENICE, LOUISIANA (BNO NEWS) -- British Petroleum (BP) suspended on Thursday afternoon the "Top kill" procedure, said BP COO Doug Suttles.According to Suttles, nothing is going wrong but BP is reassessing results ... Read more...

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At least five killed, dozens injured after tornado outbreak in Oklahoma


May 11th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by BNO News
OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA (BNO NEWS) -- Several tornadoes touched down southeast of Oklahoma City on Monday, overturning numerous cars, destroying houses and at least one trailer park, officials said, causing at least ... Read more...

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President Obama declares emergency disaster in Massachusetts


May 4th, 2010 - 2:00 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – President Barack Obama declared on Monday that an emergency exists in Massachusetts, and federal aid is available for its recovery.An ongoing water main break that began on ... Read more...

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RAW — Update on Administration-wide response efforts in the Gulf Coast


May 2nd, 2010 - 2:00 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Officials on Saturday released the following statement regarding the Administration-wide response efforts in the Gulf Coast after the BP oil spill."The response to the BP Oil Spill ... Read more...

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A divided UN challenged by Myanmar’s obstinacy


May 10th, 2008 - 11:21 am ICT by admin
By J.T. Nguyen New York, May 10 (DPA) It took a natural disaster the size of Cyclone Nargis for the UN to find that it cannot work easily with an authoritarian regime like ... Read more...

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UN chief urges Myanmar to focus on disaster


May 9th, 2008 - 3:18 pm ICT by admin
DPA New York, May 9 (DPA) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has urged Myanmar's military government to focus on its national tragedy in the wake of Cyclone Nargis as it prepared instead to ... Read more...

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Ban calls Myanmar a tragedy, UN to issue aid appeal


May 9th, 2008 - 3:01 pm ICT by admin
DPA New York, May 9 (DPA) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has urged Myanmar's military government to focus on its national tragedy in the wake of Cyclone Nargis as it prepared instead to ... Read more...

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