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750,000 people may die in East African famine: UN

September 7th, 2011 - 6:47 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) About 750,000 people could die in East Africa over the next four months due to famine, if enough aid didn't reach the famine-stricken region, the UN ... Read more...

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Showcasing a ‘pro-poor’ agenda in tribal heartland

June 7th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Banswara (Rajasthan), June 7 (IANS) It was another flagship scheme for rural India, only this time the setting changed from a poverty-stricken region of Andhra Pradesh to a tribal ... Read more...

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India values South Korean investment, says Anand Sharma

October 28th, 2010 - 11:53 pm ICT by ANI
Hanoi, Oct.28 (ANI): Union Commerce and Trade Minister Anand Sharma on Thursday said that India values South Korean investment despite the row over its POSCO steel project in Orissa over issues ... Read more...

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Cholera Claims 196 Lives In Haiti, Death Toll May Rise

October 23rd, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Haiti, Oct 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Haiti hospitals are presently treating around 2,634 cases of cholera and recent survey by Pan-American Health Organization reported that the number of cholera cases are ... Read more...

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Chattisgarh Maoists attacking CRPF to snatch weapons: Rammohan

June 30th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
By George Joseph New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) With their arms supply lines drying up, Maoists in Chattisgarh have staged a series of attacks on paramilitary troopers in the last three months ... Read more...

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Katherine Heigl To Adopt Baby From Haiti?

June 3rd, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez June 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Katherine Heigl has announced her desire for another baby.This time the actress wants to adopt a baby from the earthquake stricken region of Haiti. Katherine ... Read more...

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230 protesters arrested in Chile

March 31st, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Santiago, March 31 (IANS/EFE) At least 230 people have been arrested during two different protests in Chile but no one was injured in the incidents, a top official has said. Ninety-seven people were ... Read more...

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Alonzo Mourning To Help The Haiti Quake Victims

January 16th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The devastating earthquake that hit Haiti a few days back has wrecked havoc with the lives of its residents. The calamity has also destroyed the basic ... Read more...

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Suicide-prone farmers from Vidharbha have not seen ‘Gabhricha Paus’

November 30th, 2009 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 30 (IANS) The drought-stricken farmers of Vidarbha in eastern Maharashtra whose despairing lives have been captured in award-winning Marathi film "Gabhricha Paus" are yet to see the film, the movie's ... Read more...

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World’s fourth largest freshwater lake loses 80 percent of its water

August 6th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 6 (ANI): Reports indicate that Central Asia's vast Aral Sea, which was once the world's fourth largest freshwater lake, has dramatically retreated, with its eastern section losing about 80 ... Read more...

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Cyclone Sidr: European Commission to boost planned aid to 6.5 million euro

November 20th, 2007 - 8:09 pm ICT by admin
Brussels, Nov.20 (ANI): The European Commission is launching a second humanitarian decision for Euro five million to help victims of Cyclone Sidr that struck Bangladesh last Thursday. The proposed new emergency funding comes ... Read more...

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California wild fires forcing mass celebrity evacuation

November 14th, 2007 - 2:40 am ICT by admin

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