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29 killed in Nigerian road accident

September 1st, 2012 - 6:13 am ICT by IANS
Abuja, Sep 1 (IANS) A total of 29 people were killed in a road accident in Nigeria Friday, reported Xinhua.According to Nigeria's road commission, the accident occurred on the Potiskum-Kano ... Read more...

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Over 100 die in Nigeria tanker blaze

July 12th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, July 12 (IANS) More than 100 people may have been burnt to death early Thursday in Nigeria after rushing to collect petrol from a tanker that crashed, police said.At ... Read more...

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Four killed in Nigeria road accident

July 7th, 2012 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Abuja, July 7 (IANS) At least four people have been killed and 22 injured in southwest Nigeria in an accident which involved five vehicles, according to the country's Federal Road ... Read more...

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N-power crucial to China: Expert

March 11th, 2012 - 8:47 am ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, March 11 (IANS) Nuclear power is important to China because of its quest for climate change mitigation, an expert with the environment ministry has said."The Chinese nuclear industry ... Read more...

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Fresh radioactive water leakage at Fukushima n-plant

January 22nd, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) About two liters of radioactive water leaked from the turbine building of the second reactor at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, Kyodo news agency ... Read more...

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Japan, France agree on joint nuclear safety measures

October 24th, 2011 - 9:36 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Oct 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda and his French counterpart Francois Fillon have agreed on joint nuclear safety measures.Noda and Fillon Sunday said they will act ... Read more...

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$74 bn lost in Fukushima disaster

October 14th, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Oct 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Financial loss from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant disaster in Japan has been estimated at $74 billion, the Japanese Nuclear Safety Commission said Thursday.The ... Read more...

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Radioactive iodine found in breast milk of Japanese mothers

April 21st, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 21 (ANI): The breast milk of four Japanese mothers has been found to contain small quantities of radioactive iodine. This development has led to pressure being brought on the government ... Read more...

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Japan calls for verifiable probe of Fukushima nuke crisis

April 14th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 14 (ANI): Japan Atomic Energy Commission vice-chairman Tatsujiro Suzuki has said the country should thoroughly investigate the nuclear crisis in Fukushima in an internationally verifiable manner."An independent third-party panel, rather ... Read more...

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Radioactive iodine 1,250 times over limit in Japan sea

March 26th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 26 (IANS) Radioactive iodine 1,250 times over the permissible limit has been detected in the sea off the stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan, officials said Saturday.Readings ... Read more...

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Tokyo tap water found to have radioactive iodine beyond Japan’s regulated standards

March 20th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar 20 (ANI): Radioactive iodine beyond Japan's regulated standards has reportedly been detected in the tap water in Tokyo apparently because of the nuclear crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power ... Read more...

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Mexico says it n-plant is safe

March 18th, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 18 (IANS/EFE) Mexican officials inspected the country's only nuclear power plant following the nuclear crisis in Japan. They said the facility was safe.The Laguna Verde nuclear plant ... Read more...

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China arrests 96 people for using tainted milk powder

January 14th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): Chinese Police have arrested 96 people for illegally using leftover powder from the 2008's melamine-tainted milk scandal to produce dairy products or sell such products since July.The ... Read more...

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96 arrested in China for selling adulterated milk powder

January 13th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 13 (IANS) Ninety-six people are being held in police custody in China, and are awaiting prosecution for using melamine-tainted milk powder, a government statement said Thursday.The State Council's Food Safety ... Read more...

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Honda Recalls 400,000+ Cars Due To Rollaway Danger

August 10th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An announcement was made by Honda on Monday which recalled over 400,000 older model Accord, Civic, and Element cars in the United States and Canada ... Read more...

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China passes new food safety law

February 28th, 2009 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 28 (Xinhua) China's top legislature Saturday approved a new food safety law, promising stern action against makers of tainted food products in the wake of scandals that have fuelled demands ... Read more...

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Petrol tanker collision kills 43 Nigerian soldiers

May 22nd, 2008 - 6:05 pm ICT by admin
DPA Abuja, May 22 (DPA) At least 43 soldiers died when a vehicle from their convoy slammed into a petrol tanker in north-east Nigeria, army spokesman Brigadier-General Emeka Onwumaegbu said Thursday. Onwumaegbu said ... Read more...

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