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31 killed in Syrian bombings (Lead, Changing dateline)


September 10th, 2012 - 7:40 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, Sep 10 (IANS) At least 31 people were killed Sunday in two separate bombings that marked an intensification of violence in the unrest-torn Syria, Xinhua reported.The day started with ... Read more...

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Six arrested for Sivakasi fire tragedy


September 6th, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 6 (IANS) Six people have been arrested for the blaze in a firecracker unit in Tamil Nadu's Sivakasi town that killed 38 people, police said Thursday."Six people have ... Read more...

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Ghaziabad residents give suggestions on highways


August 5th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 5 (IANS) Residents and industry owners in Ghaziabad have given their suggestions to the authorities on the proposed redevelopment of national highways passing through the area, a representative ... Read more...

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Four killed in Pakistan bombing


August 5th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 5 (IANS) At least four people were killed Sunday and 10 injured, including women and children, when a car bomb exploded in Pakistan's southwest city of Quetta, 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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Landslide kills three in Meghalaya


July 26th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 26 (IANS) Three people, including two women, were killed after their hill top house collapsed following a landslide in Meghalaya's Ri-Bhoi district Thursday, police said.The accident took place ... Read more...

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Five killed in Chhattisgarh power plant accident


July 21st, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 21 (IANS) Five labourers were killed on the spot and many others injured Saturday in Chhattisgarh's Raigarh district as a platform of an under-construction cooling tower of the ... Read more...

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Landslide cuts off Mizoram, Manipur and Tripura


July 15th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jul 15 (IANS) Road links to the northeastern states of Mizoram, Tripura and parts of Manipur and southern Assam remained cut off from the rest of India Sunday following ... Read more...

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12 die in Egypt building collapse


July 15th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow/Cairo, July 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 12 people have been killed after an 11-storey building collapsed in Egypt's second-largest city of Alexandria Saturday, Al-Arabiya TV channel reported.According to Egyptian ... Read more...

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Cloud burst kills one in Chamoli, Badrinath route blocked


July 5th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chamoli, July 5 (IANS) A cloud burst in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district Thursday morning killed a woman and injured four people, and blocked roads to Badrinath, an official said.Talking to IANS, ... Read more...

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Italy’s Euro final loss blow to economic prospects


July 3rd, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, July 3 (IANS) Italy's economic prospects took a blow over the weekend, without the release of a single key economic indicator or any significant economic news. It was because ... Read more...

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Five bodies found in quake-hit Afghan district


June 12th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 12 (IANS) Five bodies have been found from the rubble in an Afghan district that was hit by a landslide after an earthquake jolted parts of the country ... Read more...

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Three killed in Italy building collapse


June 8th, 2012 - 7:35 am ICT by IANS
Rome, June 8 (IANS) At least three people of a family were killed and 10 others injured after two residential buildings crumbled in Italy following a blast, Xinhua reported.An Italian ... Read more...

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Italy quake toll rises to 15 (Lead)


May 29th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 15 people have been killed and about 100 injured in northern Italy following a magnitude 5.8 earthquake, AGI news agency reported Tuesday.The temblor's ... Read more...

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Two killed in fireworks factory blast in UP


May 28th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 28 (IANS) Two people were killed and five injured Monday in an explosion at a fireworks factory in Uttar Pradesh's Chhibramau town of Kannauj district, around 125 km ... Read more...

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Afghan theatre group to stage Shakespeare’s ‘Comedy of Errors’


May 22nd, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) An Afghan theatre company, which escaped a Taliban attack in Kabul last August because of a last-minute change in schedule, will stage an Afghan ... Read more...

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Afghan theatre group to stage Shakespeare’s ‘Comedy of Errors’ (With Image)


May 20th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) An Afghan theatre company, Rah-e-Sabz, which escaped a Taliban attack in Kabul last August because of a last-minute change in schedule, will stage an ... Read more...

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One killed in Mumbai balcony collapse


May 2nd, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 2 (IANS) One person was killed and two others were injured when the balcony of a building and a portion of its wall collapsed in south-central Mumbai Wednesday, ... 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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Atheists, agnostics kinder than religious people


May 1st, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 1 (IANS) When it comes to kindness or helping a stranger, atheists and agnostics fare much better than their highly religious counterparts. The findings challenge a widespread assumption ... Read more...

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Six more killed in cracker shop blast in Uttar Pradesh


April 24th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 24 (IANS) Barely 24 hours after five people were killed in two explosions of stockpiled crackers at two places in Uttar Pradesh, six more people were killed Tuesday ... Read more...

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Wildfires ravage Russian villages


April 21st, 2012 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) One person was killed and over 86 square km of land, that included at least 75 houses, were destroyed due to a wildfire in Russia's ... Read more...

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Five dead in Pakistan building collapse


April 13th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 13 (IANS) At least five people, including two children, were killed and 13 others injured Friday when a three-storey building collapsed after a gas cylinder explosion in Pakistan's ... Read more...

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16 trapped under collapsed building in Pakistan


March 23rd, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 23 (IANS) At least 16 people remained trapped under the rubble of a collapsed three-storey building in eastern Pakistan's Multan city Friday night.A tuition centre for children ... Read more...

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Congo blast toll tops 240


March 7th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The toll in Sunday's munitions depot blasts in Brazzaville, the capital of the Republic of Congo, has topped 240, a media report said Wednesday.A short ... Read more...

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Pakistani rescued from rubble after 47 hours


February 8th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 8 (IANS) A man was Wednesday pulled out alive from the rubble of a three-storied building that had collapsed in Lahore two days ago.Ghulam Abbas was found alive ... Read more...

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Pakistan factory blast toll rises to 11


February 7th, 2012 - 2:37 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 7 (IANS) At least 11 factory workers, most of them women, were killed when a three-storeyed building collapsed due to a factory blast in Pakistan's Lahore city, said ... Read more...

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Two die in Pakistan building collapse (Lead)


February 6th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 6 (IANS) Two people were killed when a three-storied building collapsed early Monday in Pakistan's Lahore city. At least 50 others were feared trapped in the rubble of ... Read more...

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Two labourers killed in Nagpur building collapse


January 31st, 2012 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Jan 31 (IANS) Two labourers were killed and at least nine injured when a four-storied industrial building collapsed in Chikhli industrial area here, police said Tuesday.The under-construction building housed ... Read more...

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Seven-story building collapses in Beirut, killing 27


January 17th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by BNO News
BEIRUT, LEBANON (BNO NEWS) -- More than 25 people were killed on late Monday afternoon when a seven-story building collapsed in the Lebanese capital of Beirut, officials said on Tuesday. A dozen ... Read more...

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17 died in New Year fires across Russia


January 3rd, 2012 - 5:49 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 17 people, including three children, died in separate fire incidents across Russia during New Year celebrations, local emergencies services said.Nine people died ... Read more...

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Two killed in fire at Andhra pharma factory


December 19th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 19 (IANS) Two employees were killed in a huge fire at a pharmaceutical company at Patancheru near here, police said.The fire broke out Sunday at the chemical ... Read more...

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Deploy forces to protect Mullaperiyar, Vaiko urges PM


December 5th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) With the rift between Kerala and Tamil Nadu over the Mullaperiyar dam growing, MDMK leader Vaiko Monday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and urged ... Read more...

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10 die in China house collapse


November 15th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 15 (IANS) Ten people were killed and 12 injured Monday night when a house collapsed as they were making the funeral arrangements for the house owner's dead uncle ... Read more...

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Seven killed as magnitude-5.6 quake hits Turkey


November 10th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, Nov 10 (IANS) Seven people were killed and 23 injured after a quake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale hit eastern Turkey, the government said Thursday. According to the Prime ... Read more...

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