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17 killed as rains create havoc in Pakistan


September 9th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 9 (IANS) At least 17 people were killed and over 20 others injured in several rain-related accidents in eastern and southern Pakistan Sunday, reported Xinhua, citing local media ... Read more...

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Roof collapse in northern Pakistan kills 5, injures 3


September 5th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by BNO News
PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- The roof of a residential building collapsed in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar on Tuesday morning, killing a couple and three of their children, local media ... Read more...

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Six students killed in UP school roof collapse


July 27th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 27 (IANS) Six class 5 students were killed Friday when a portion of their school's roof collapsed, burying them under the debris, in Uttar Pradesh's Bijnor district, police ... Read more...

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Students’ death in roof collapse shocks Pakistani daily


May 10th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 10 (IANS) A Pakistani daily, shocked at the death of nine students in a roof collapse, has demanded the revival of the "moribund system of school inspections to ... Read more...

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Seven die in Pakistan school roof collapse


May 7th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 7 (IANS) Seven students were killed and over 35 injured Monday when the roof of their school collapsed in Pakistan's Punjab province, said officials.The incident took place in ... Read more...

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6 children hurt in UP school roof collapse


May 1st, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 1 (IANS) Six children were injured Tuesday when the roof of their school classroom collapsed at Chilla village in Khurja.The students were attending a class at Saraswati Vidya ... Read more...

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Kashmir windstorm eases out, leaves behind trail of destruction


March 21st, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 21 (IANS) An unprecedented windstorm which left two people dead and over a dozen injured in the Kashmir Valley finally eased out after 24 hours Wednesday.People across the ... Read more...

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Kashmir cut off for third day, snowfall stops (With Images)


January 17th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 17 (IANS) The Kashmir Valley remained cut off from the rest of the country for the third day Tuesday even as snowfall has stopped here after 60 hours.The ... Read more...

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Avalanche threat in Himachal


January 16th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 16 (IANS) A threat of avalanche loomed over the hills of Himachal Pradesh with higher reaches experiencing heavy snowfall for the second consecutive day Monday.The defence ministry warned ... Read more...

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Snowfall cuts off Kashmir from rest of country


January 16th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 16 (IANS) Life across Kashmir was hit for the second consecutive day Monday as moderate to heavy snowfall continued, cutting off the valley from the rest of the ... Read more...

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Cyclone Thane kills five in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry (Second Lead)


December 30th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/Puducherry/Hyderabad, Dec 30 (IANS) Five people were killed as Cyclone Thane, packing a wind speed of 140 kmph, made landfall on the coast between Cuddalore in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry ... Read more...

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Five hurt in Delhi roof collapse


December 4th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Five people, including two children and a woman, were injured when the roof of a building under construction collapsed in west Delhi Sunday, police said.The ... Read more...

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Two kids killed in roof collapse


September 25th, 2011 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) A labourer's two children were killed after the ceiling of an under-construction building collapsed here Sunday, police said Sunday.Manoj, 6, and Manish, 2, came under ... Read more...

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Six die as rains lash Pakistan province


September 2nd, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 2 (IANS) At least six people, including three children, were killed as incessant rains lashed different parts of Pakistan's Sindh province Friday.The downpour, which continued unabated Friday morning ... Read more...

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Minor boy killed in roof collapse


July 15th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Kaithal (Haryana), July 14 (IANS) A three-year-old boy was killed and six others injured after the roof of a government-run anganwadi centre collapsed in this Haryana district Thursday, police ... Read more...

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Child killed in roof collapse


March 31st, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) A two-year-old girl was killed and two people were injured here Thursday when a roof of a building under construction collapsed, the fire brigade said ... Read more...

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Over 100 patients survive roof collapse in Siberia


January 30th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Novosibirsk (Siberia), Jan 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Over 100 patients were swiftly evacuated from a hospital in Kemerovo, an industrial city in southwest Siberia, after a roof crumbled. No one was hurt in ... Read more...

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One killed, 18 injured in Rajasthan college roof collapse


January 22nd, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 22 (IANS) One girl was killed and 18 others were injured when a portion of a roof of a private girls college collapsed in Rajasthan's Bharatpur city Saturday."The accident occurred ... Read more...

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15 injured in Delhi roof collapse (Lead)


January 14th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) At least 15 labourers were injured after the roof of an under-construction single-storey factory in north Delhi collapsed Thursday evening, police said. The incident occurred at around ... Read more...

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Six trapped in Delhi roof collapse


January 13th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) At least five people were trapped after a roof of an under-construction building which collapsed in north Delhi Thursday evening, police said. Rescue operations were on.The incident ... Read more...

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Two hurt in roof collapse during MCD demolition


January 5th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Two siblings were injured Wednesday when part of a building's ceiling fell on them while it was being demolished by the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) in ... Read more...

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Cylinder blast causes roof collapse in Delhi, five injured


January 4th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 4 (ANI) A cylinder blast in a west Delhi home caused its roof to collapse this morning, injuring five people.The incident took place in at 6.55 a.m. in ... Read more...

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Cylinder blast causes roof collapse in Delhi, five hurt


January 4th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) A cylinder blast in a west Delhi home caused its roof to collapse Tuesday morning, injuring five people, an official said.The incident took place in at 6.55 ... Read more...

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Roof collapse kills two in capital


December 30th, 2010 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Two people, including the owner of a steel factory, were killed and one was injured Wednesday when the roof of a building constructed eight-days ago collapsed after ... Read more...

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Child dies in roof collapse


November 28th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) A child was killed and another injured when the ceiling of their house collapsed in a west Delhi slum Sunday, officials said.The incident occurred around 1 ... Read more...

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14 die, 40 hurt in Pakistan roof collapse (Lead)


November 23rd, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 23 (IANS) Fourteen people, including 10 women and a child, were killed and more than 40 others were injured when the roof of a house collapsed in northwest Pakistan Tuesday, ... Read more...

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14 die in Pakistan roof collapse


November 23rd, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 23 (IANS) Fourteen people, including eight women and four children, were killed and 13 others were injured when a roof of a house collapsed in northwest Pakistan Tuesday, reports Xinhua.The ... Read more...

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Legislator seeks security after utterances against Badals


October 9th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 9 (IANS) Punjab Congress legislator Sukhpal Singh Khaira Saturday sought greater security for himself, citing a threat to his life after his utterances against Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, ... Read more...

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Dallas Cowboys’ coaches injured and paralyzed by May 2009 roof collapse reach $34 million settlement


August 31st, 2010 - 4:34 am ICT by BNO News
DALLAS, TEXAS (BNO NEWS) -- Dallas Cowboys' assistant coaches will be receiving a total of $34 million after suffering from severe injuries in the May 2009 collapse of a team practice facility ... Read more...

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Five-year-old dies in roof collapse


August 25th, 2010 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) A five-year-old boy died and his sister suffered multiple injuries when the roof of their house collapsed following rains here Wednesday, police said. The dead boy was identified ... Read more...

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Couple killed in roof collapse


July 11th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 11 (IANS) A couple who ignored warnings that their house was unsafe were killed in their sleep when its roof collapsed here early Sunday, police said. Ramji Patel and his wife ... Read more...

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Three generations of family crushed to death in roof collapse


June 20th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beed (Maharashtra), June 20 (IANS) Five members of a family, comprising three generations, were crushed to death in their sleep early Sunday when the roof of their house collapsed following heavy rains ... Read more...

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Five children killed Maharashtra roof collapse


June 12th, 2010 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Aurangabad (Maharashtra), June 12 (IANS) Five children were crushed to death and at least eight others were injured when the roof of a madrassa caved in due to heavy rains in Maharashtra's ... Read more...

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Kentucky Governor Beshear says two trapped miners found dead


April 30th, 2010 - 4:14 am ICT by BNO News
FRANKFORT, KENTUCKY (BNO NEWS) -- Kentucky Governor Steven Beshear on Thursday confirmed that two missing miners at a western Kentucky mine were found dead. The miners were reported missing at 10 p.m. CDT ... Read more...

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Shrunken brain found in ancient human ancestor


April 13th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): A remnant of the male individual's brain may be present in the remains of a well preserved 1.9-million-year-old human ancestor, say the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility in Grenoble, ... Read more...

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