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Swedish couple endures 6 natural disasters on honeymoon


April 6th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr 6 (ANI): A newlywed Swedish couple's four-month long honeymoon trip turned out to be a disaster tour after they experienced six natural disasters, including the Christchurch quake.Stefan and Erika Svanstrom ... Read more...

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PS1 telescope discovers a record breaking 19 near-Earth asteroids


February 25th, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): The Pan-STARRS PS1 telescope on Haleakala, Maui has created a new record, discovering 19 near-Earth asteroids on the night of January 29."This record number of discoveries shows that ... Read more...

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‘Over 250,000 killed by disasters worldwide in 2010′


February 10th, 2011 - 7:59 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 10 (IANS) Over a quarter of a million people were killed by disasters worldwide last year, making 2010 one of the deadliest years in more than a generation, UN ... Read more...

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7,844 dead or missing in China disasters in 2010


January 15th, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 14 (IANS) Natural disasters left 7,844 people dead or missing in China in 2010, an official statement said Friday.The natural calamities also affected 430 million people, the ministry of civil ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga bares her butt on chilly shopping trip in ice-bound Paris


December 22nd, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 22 (ANI): 'Poker Face' singer Lady Gaga was seen going out on a shopping trip in ice-bound Paris with her buttocks bared for the world to see.Gaga, 24, wore a ... Read more...

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1,000 herdsmen trapped in Inner Mongolia’s snowstorm


November 27th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 27 (IANS) One of the heaviest snowstorms in 30 years has led to at least 1,000 herdsmen being trapped in the interior of China's Inner Mongolia region, a media ... Read more...

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7 of 10 Americans feel carbon dioxide regulation is a must


June 9th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 9 (ANI): An expert on climate change has revealed that seven out of ten Americans feel that the United States should take action to power the nation with clean energy.According ... Read more...

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President Obama declares major disaster in Pennsylvania


April 17th, 2010 - 3:59 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – President Barack Obama declared on Friday that a major disaster exists in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.With the severe winter storms and snowstorms during the period of February ... Read more...

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President Obama declares major disaster in District of Columbia


March 25th, 2010 - 4:19 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – President Barack Obama declared Wednesday that a major disaster exists in the District of Columbia.Federal aid will be supplementing the District’s recovery efforts in the area struck ... Read more...

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Population of the monarch butterflies is diminishing


March 22nd, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
March 22, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Scientific officials in America have announced that the populace of the monarch butterfly has dropped off severely this year. The extraordinary amount of demises of ... Read more...

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Unemployment Rate Still on the Rise-People Jobless Everywhere


March 9th, 2010 - 12:35 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The jobless rate seems to be growing by leaps and bounds. While there is not a clear reading for jobs on a national level, due to ... Read more...

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Snowstorm causes the collapse of the Smithsonian Institution’s roof


February 13th, 2010 - 11:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Maryland, Feb 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The cold wave and the snowstorms caused havoc all over the country, and disrupted the normal lives of people. They also caused a lot of damage in ... Read more...

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Stephen Colbert Lashes Out At Global Warming Theory Opponents


February 13th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The skeptics who do not believe in the theory of global warming are mocking its proponents as the Snowmageddon is lashing several parts of USA. However, ... Read more...

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Daisy wreaks havoc across Europe


January 11th, 2010 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Jan 10 (DPA) Low-pressure system Daisy led to more deaths, travel chaos and power cuts Sunday, as Europe remained in the grip of severe snowfall and icy temperatures. Over the weekend, at ... Read more...

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New US airline restrictions to limit international passengers’ movements


December 27th, 2009 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec. 27 (ANI): In the wake of Christmas Day's failed flight bombing bid by a Nigerian man, US Department of Homeland Security has put additional screening measures into place for all ... Read more...

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Security personnel rescue stranded passengers in snow-hit Himachal


November 29th, 2009 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Manali (Himachal), Nov 29 (ANI): The Border Road Organisation (BRO) launched an operation to rescue passengers and vehicles stranded by heavy snowfall in Himachal Pradesh.Manali-Leh road received heavy snowfall and snowstorms ... Read more...

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Freed Chinese engineer tells of Pak Taliban ordeal


February 17th, 2009 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): Chinese engineer freed from Pakistan Tgaliban captivity has recalled his nearly six-month ordeal, saying that he lived in constant fear and despair, and was prepared to ... Read more...

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Internet main source of news for 206 million Chinese


December 23rd, 2008 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 23 (ANI): The Internet is the main source of news for about 206 million Chinese, according to a new report.Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), a top academic ... Read more...

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China will artificially change its weather if rain interrupts Beijing Olympics opening ceremony


July 16th, 2008 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 16 (ANI): A Chinese meteorology official has said that if bad weather threatens the opening ceremony of Beijings Olympic Games on August 8th, China has the capability to ... Read more...

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China faces never-ending crises ahead of G8, Olympics


July 2nd, 2008 - 9:15 am ICT by IANS
By Andreas LandwehrBeijing, July 2 (DPA) China is "a nation plagued by catastrophes", said the country's Prime Minister Wen Jiabao while visiting the site of last month's earthquake in the southwest. The ... Read more...

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Snowstorm kills 21 in Mongolia


May 28th, 2008 - 4:46 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Ulan Bator, May 28 (Xinhua) At least 21 people have been killed in snowstorms since Monday that swept through seven provinces in Mongolia, officials said Wednesday. Around 51 people are missing after ... Read more...

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Hong Kong joins China in three-day mourning


May 19th, 2008 - 3:06 pm ICT by admin
DPA Hong Kong, May 19 (DPA) Hong Kong Monday joined China in declaring three days of official mourning for the victims of the earthquake which shook Sichuan province killing thousands last week. Government ... Read more...

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Climate change a growing threat in Tibet, says official (Re-issue)


November 22nd, 2007 - 12:22 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Nov.22 (ANI): Climate change is causing more weather-related disasters in Tibet than ever before, the Chinese media has reported. "Natural disasters, like droughts, landslides, snowstorms and fires are more frequent and ... Read more...

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Climate change a growing threat in Tibet, says official


November 21st, 2007 - 10:39 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Nov.21 (ANI): Climate change is causing more weather-related disasters in Tibet than ever before, the Chinese media has reported. "Natural disasters, like droughts, landslides, snowstorms and fires are more frequent and ... Read more...

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