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Three dead in US storms


September 8th, 2012 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 8 (IANS) Three people were killed in a storm that moved through Oklahoma state in the US Friday, media reports said Saturday.Relatives of the dead said the three ... Read more...

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10 confirmed dead in China storms


August 12th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 12 (IANS) At least 10 people have been confirmed dead while four others still missing in China's Liaoning province following a severe storm that hit the region last ... Read more...

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Olympics: Russia storms to canoe sprint double gold


August 11th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian pair Yury Postrigay and Alexander Dyachenko blitzed the field for gold in the Olympic canoe sprint men's kayak double event Saturday.Postrigay and Dyachenko raced ... Read more...

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Olympic basketball: Spain storms into final


August 11th, 2012 - 3:25 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spain defeated Russia 67-59 in a comeback victory in the Olympic men's basketball semifinal Friday.Russia led for the first three quarters, but Spain's three-point shooting ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Bolt storms to 200m glory to make history


August 10th, 2012 - 3:09 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Usain Bolt scorched to Olympic gold in the men's 200 metres Thursday, blazing into the history books as the first sprinter to retain both ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Russia’s Antyukh storms to 400m hurdles gold


August 9th, 2012 - 3:44 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Natalya Antyukh stormed to the women's 400 metres hurdles Olympic gold Wednesday.The Russian posted a personal best of 52.70 seconds for gold, holding off ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Sanchez storms to men’s 400m hurdles gold


August 7th, 2012 - 3:10 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Felix Sanchez of the Dominican Republic won Olympic gold in the men's 400 metres hurdles Monday.Sanchez, the Olympic champion in Athens in 2004, clocked a ... Read more...

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Typhoon-triggered storms kill 14 in China


August 7th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 6 (IANS) At least 14 people have died after typhoons Damrey and Saola tore through China's eastern coastal region over the weekend, officials said Monday.Five people died and ... Read more...

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Olympic rowing: Britain storms to women’s sculls gold


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) British world champion crew Katherine Grainger and Anna Watkins stormed to Olympic gold in the women's double sculls final here Friday.Grainger and Watkins opened up ... Read more...

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12 dead, three mn hit by China storms


July 14th, 2012 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 14 (IANS) At least 12 people have died and more than three million affected in storms that hit China over the past few days, officials said.In eastern province ... Read more...

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1.2 mn still ‘powerless’ in mighty America


July 4th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 4 (IANS) More than four days after a savage summer storm brought the world's most powerful nation to its knees, about 1.2 million customers in the American capital ... Read more...

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US to remain engaged with Sri Lanka, says envoy


July 4th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 4 (IANS) The US will remain engaged with Sri Lanka despite some differences of opinion on the political front, the US ambassador to Sri Lanka said here Wednesday.In ... Read more...

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Thousands suffer power outages in US after storms


June 13th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 13 ( IANS) Thousands of people in the US state of Texas went without electricity late Tuesday, after thunderstorms rolled through the Houston area knocking down trees and cutting ... Read more...

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Hot, sunny Sunday in Delhi, rains expected Monday (Lead)


May 20th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) The week ended on a hot note for Delhi residents Sunday as the skies remained clear and the maximum temperature settled two notches above average ... Read more...

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40 dead in China storms


May 13th, 2012 - 9:16 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 13 (IANS) The toll due to hailstorms and torrential rains in a mountainous county in northwest China has risen to 40, officials said late Saturday.At least 18 people ... Read more...

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Four dead, 30 hurt in China storm


May 10th, 2012 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 10 (IANS) At least four people have died and 30 others were injured in storms and tornadoes in a central Chinese province, officials said. Hunan province has been ... Read more...

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Over 750,000 hit by storms in China


May 1st, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 1 (IANS) Heavy rains and hailstorms have affected over 750,000 people in a central Chinese province, officials said Tuesday.Rain has battered Hunan province since April 28, affecting thousands ... Read more...

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One killed, 175 injured as tornado hits Tripura


May 1st, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 1 (IANS) A farmer was killed and 175 injured in Tripura when a tornado, accompanied by rain and hailstorm, hit the state, destroying more than 1,000 houses, uprooting ... Read more...

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Three killed in Tripura rainstorm


April 29th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 29 (IANS) At least three people, including a boy, have been killed in rainstorms ravaging parts of Tripura since Saturday, an official said here Sunday."A 76-year-old farmer in ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena union storms magazine office, assaults employees


April 19th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Over 40 activists of the Shiv Sena-affiliated Bharatiya Kamgar Sena (BKS) Thursday vandalised the office of The Week magazine in south Mumbai and assaulted workers to ... Read more...

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US tornado toll reaches 38


March 4th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, March 4 (IANS) The toll from storms and tornadoes that raked across a huge swath of the US midwest and south has risen to 38.The powerful storm system that ... Read more...

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28 die as tornadoes rip US (Second Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, March 3 (IANS) Tornadoes spawned by a powerful storm system swept central US, wiping out two small towns and killing at least 28 people, media report said Friday.In Indiana, ... Read more...

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Tornadoes kill 14 in US (Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, March 3 (IANS) At least 14 people were killed and an entire town was wiped out after tornadoes blew through the US heartland and inflicted extensive damage Friday afternoon, ... Read more...

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Tornados hit US’ South & Midwest


January 23rd, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Jan 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) At least two people are dead as storms battered US’ South and Midwest. Some states have issued tornado alerts to warn citizens of the storm.The two ... Read more...

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Sheen donates $25,000 for Alabama tornado relief


January 7th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Londom, Jan 7 (IANS) Actor Charlie Sheen has donated $25,000 to a tornado relief agency in Alabama.Sheen visited the state last year after almost 300 people were killed when devastating ... Read more...

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Amitabh is like a true soldier: Arjun Rampal


December 16th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 16 (IANS) Actor Arjun Rampal, who was last seen in "RA.One", is not only in awe of Amitabh Bachchan as an actor but also as a person ... Read more...

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Qualifier Ankita Das storms into quarters of World Junior TT


November 19th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Manama (Bahrain), Nov 19 (IANS) Ankita Das continued making waves in the ongoing Volkswagen World Junior Table Tennis Championships here Saturday beating higher-ranked Chinese Taipei's Hsien-Tzu Cheng 8-11, 15-13, 10-12, ... Read more...

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John Daly storms out of Australian Open


November 10th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 10 (IANS) Temperamental American golfer John Daly walked out after putting a series of balls in the water in the disastrous 11th hole during the opening round of ... Read more...

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Storms cause havoc in Australia


November 10th, 2011 - 4:06 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 10 (IANS) A series of wild storms that swept across Australia's Victoria state have damaged many homes, brought down trees and caused flash flooding.The State Emergency Service (SES) ... Read more...

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Slightly warm, partly cloudy day for Delhi


November 9th, 2011 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) A slightly warm day lies ahead for Delhi Wednesday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said here.A morning fog greeted the city. However, the minimum temperature ... Read more...

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Storms bring down 1,500 houses in China


November 8th, 2011 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 8 (IANS) Gales and hailstorms have brought down around 1,500 houses in a Chinese province, affecting over 33,000 people, officials said.Though there was no report of casualties, residents ... Read more...

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Hurricane Jova to strike Mexico soon


October 11th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mexico City, Oct 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mexico is bracing up for the strike of Hurricane Jova on Tuesday. Four coastal cities have been alerted and evacuated ahead of the arrival of the ... Read more...

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Centre destroying politics of honesty in Gujarat: Jaitley


September 17th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley said here Saturday the central government was trying to destroy the politics of honesty in Gujarat."There is politics ... Read more...

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Ice samples show climate capable of abrupt changes


September 11th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) Samples drilled from Greenland's ice sheets have thrown up intitial clues that our climate is capable of very rapid and rather abrupt changes, according to an ... Read more...

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Piqued Chandy storms out of live TV interview


September 8th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 8 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, miffed at aggressive questioning from the anchor of an interview being telecast live Thursday, walked out in a huff.Forty-five minutes was ... Read more...

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