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China quake: Toll rises to 80 (Lead)


September 8th, 2012 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 8 (IANS) At least 80 people have been confirmed dead and more than 700 were reported injured after multiple earthquakes struck a mountainous region in southwest China's Yunnan ... 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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Turkey quake toll reaches 279


October 25th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Ankara, Oct 24 (IANS) Hundreds of people are still believed to be buried under the rubble as the toll in Sunday's 7.2 magnitude earthquake in eastern Turkey rose to ... Read more...

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World Champion James thanks Grenadians as country parties into the night


September 1st, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
St. George's (Grenada), Sep 1 (IANS/CMC) Grenada's new 400 metres World champion Kirani James has taken to social media site Facebook to say thank you after a stunning run in ... Read more...

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Over 100 killed, 500 missing as Tsunami hits Indonesia after 7.2 magnitude earthquake


October 26th, 2010 - 10:56 pm ICT by ANI
Jakarta, Oct.26 (ANI): At least 108 people died and over 500 went missing after earthquake of 7.2 Richter Scale caused Tsunami here on Monday in Mentawai islands.The epicenter of the quake ... Read more...

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Nervous Shatrughan shies from daughter’s debut film


September 10th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) Believe it or not, actor Shatrughan Sinha has not been able to bring himself to watch his daughter Sonakshi's debut in "Dabangg". He admits ... Read more...

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Nervous Father Shatrughan Sinha Stays Away From His Daughter’s Film


September 10th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 10, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Believe it or not, braveheart Shatrughan Sinha has still been able to bring himself to watch his darling daughter Sonakshi's debut in Dabangg.Like the father ... Read more...

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3.5 mn Pakistani children at risk of fatal diseases


August 17th, 2010 - 6:22 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 17 (IANS) Nearly 3.5 million children in Pakistan's flood-ravaged areas are at risk of contracting fatal diseases such as cholera and dysentery, the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) has ... Read more...

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Damages in Gaza estimated at nearly $2 bn


January 19th, 2009 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Ramallah, Jan 19 (DPA) Israel's three-week offensive in Gaza has caused an estimated damage of almost $2 billion, the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) said Monday, noting the strip had become ... Read more...

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29in tall man wins place in Guinness World Records book


September 17th, 2008 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 17 (ANI): A 20-year-old man, who is just 29 inches tall and weighs just 16lb, has entered the Guinness World Records book for being the worlds shortest man.He Pingping ... Read more...

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Torch Relay en-route in spite of Sichuan quake


May 13th, 2008 - 7:23 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 13 (ANI): The torch relay for the 2008 Beijing Olympics will not alter its route in spite of the devastation caused by Mondays earthquake in China's southwest Sichuan ... Read more...

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‘Olympics, torch relay not to be affected by earthquake’


May 13th, 2008 - 3:20 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, May 13 (Xinhua) The Beijing Organising Committee of the Olympic Games (BOCOG) Tuesday expressed condolences to the earthquake victims in Sichuan and said the Games, including the torch relay, would not ... Read more...

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India dispatches more aid to cyclone-hit Myanmar


May 7th, 2008 - 5:01 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 7 (ANI): India dispatched eight tonnes of more assistance to Myanmar where cyclone death toll has risen to over 22,000 and over 41,000 others are missing. Two Indian Air ... Read more...

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Death toll in Myanmar’s devastating cyclone soars to 22,000


May 7th, 2008 - 10:27 am ICT by admin
Yangon, May 7 (ANI): The death toll from the devastating cyclone that hit Myanmar last week has soared above 22,000 and over 41,000 others are missing.According to Myanmar state radio 22,464 ... Read more...

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A terror monger elephant die in Ranchi


January 27th, 2008 - 12:50 pm ICT by admin
Gola Block (Jharkhand), Jan 27 (ANI): A killer elephant that had frequently been on a rampage in two villages of Ranchi district was found dead on Saturday.The elephant's body was found on ... Read more...

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