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China quake kills 64, injures over 700 (Second Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 7 (IANS) At least 64 people have been confirmed dead and 715 others injured after multiple earthquakes struck a mountainous region in China's Yunnan province Friday, the province's ... Read more...

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24 killed, 150 injured in China quake (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 7 (IANS) At least 24 people were killed and 150 injured Friday in an earthquake that jolted southwest China's Yunnan and Guizhou provinces, authorities said.More than 100,000 people ... Read more...

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Katie Holmes to showcase at NY fashion week


August 24th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 24 (IANS) Actress Katie Holmes is set to present her clothing line Holmes & Yang at the New York Fashion Week.The 33-year-old will present her show at the ... Read more...

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German farmer showers trance fans with manure


August 21st, 2012 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A furious German farmer poured manure on a group of trance music fans who organised an improvised open air festival on his land but did ... Read more...

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50,000 Palestinians attend UAE’s iftar programme


August 20th, 2012 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Aug 19 (IANS/WAM) Over 50,000 poor Palestinians participated in iftar programmes organised by the UAE's Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Charity Foundation in the West Bank.Thousands of Palestinian families ... Read more...

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Nearly 100 killed in China rains (Third Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 23 (IANS) Torrential rains that have ravaged China's 17 provinces since July 20, have killed at least 95 people. Another 45 are still missing, the government said ... Read more...

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Two dead, 100 injured in China quake


June 24th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 24 (IANS) Two people died and about 100 others were injured in China in a 5.7-magnitude quake Sunday, the authorities said.The casualties took place in Ninglang county of ... Read more...

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Italy quake causes $250 mn loss to farmers


May 21st, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 21 (IANS/AKI) The earthquake that struck Italy Sunday caused a loss of around 200 million euros (over $250 million) to agriculture, a trade association said Monday.The Coldiretti farmers' ... 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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25,000 affected by snowfall in China


March 23rd, 2012 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 23 (IANS) Over 650 people have been injured and more than 25,000 are facing food shortage and a lack of warm clothing due heavy snowfall in China's southwest ... Read more...

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Pro-Kremlin groups to stage 26 rallies in Moscow


March 4th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Several Russian pro-Kremlin youth movements will hold a total of 26 rallies in Moscow over Sunday and Monday as Russians will vote in the presidential ... Read more...

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Adrift Italian cruise ship towed to Seychelles


March 1st, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Victoria (Seychelles), March 1 (IANS) The Italian cruise liner Costa Allegra docked in Seychelles' Port Victoria Thursday, three days after it lost power some 260 miles off the archipelago's main ... Read more...

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Replace tent classrooms with portable cabins: Court (Lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Taking a serious note of schools being run from tents, the Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the government to immediately replace the temporary structures with ... Read more...

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80 houses gutted in Himachal (Second Lead)


December 24th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 24 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government announced a relief of Rs.200,000 to around 60 families whose houses were gutted in a devastating fire at a remote village in ... Read more...

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65 houses gutted in Himachal (Lead)


December 24th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 24 (IANS) A devastating fire gutted 65 houses and left an entire village in shambles in a remote part of Himachal Pradesh's Shimla district Saturday."More than 60 houses ... Read more...

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65 houses gutted in fire in Himachal village


December 24th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 24 (IANS) In a devastating fire, 65 houses were gutted in Himachal Pradesh's Shimla district early Saturday. However, there has been no loss to human life."More than 65 ... Read more...

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‘Occupy LA’ protestors defy order to evacuate by Sunday midnight


November 28th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Occupy LA protesters have defied an order to evacuate the City Hall by Sunday midnight. With the deadline passed, the Los Angeles Police Department has ... Read more...

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Occupy Oakland protestors find a new camp for their campaign


November 23rd, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oakland, Nov 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Occupy Oakland protesters have found a new camp for their campaign. The group made up of about 30 protesters have camped at a foreclosed property in Oakland. ... Read more...

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Turkey quake death toll surpasses 600


October 31st, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by BNO News
VAN, TURKEY (BNO NEWS) -- The death toll as a result of a powerful earthquake which devastated eastern Turkey earlier this month has surpassed 600, officials said on Monday. It is feared ... Read more...

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Turkish teenager rescued after four days


October 28th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, Oct 28 (IANS) A teenager was rescued from the rubble after over 100 hours following an earthquake that flattened his home in a Turkish town.Ferhat Tokay, 13, was found ... Read more...

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Earthquake of 5.6 scale hits Reno


October 27th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Reno, Oct 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The United States experienced another significant earthquake on Thursday when a 5.6 magnitude quake struck near Reno. The US Geological Survey reported on Thursday that the quake ... Read more...

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85 protesters arrested in US


October 26th, 2011 - 4:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) Police in Oakland city in the US swept through a protesters' camp Tuesday, and arrested 85 people for unlawful assembly and illegal lodging.Oakland is a West ... Read more...

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UAE quake aid to Turkey


October 26th, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 25 (IANS/WAM) The UAE plans to send tents, blankets, food items and medicines to quake-hit Turkey.The toll from Sunday's 7.2 magnitude quake in southeast Turkey's Van province ... Read more...

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Now, camp in a tent if you are in Goa for IFFI


October 4th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 4 (IANS) If you haven't booked rooms in a cramped hotel already, delegates and film enthusiasts queuing up for the 42nd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) can ... Read more...

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Pakistan gives out tents, food to flood-hit


October 4th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 4 (IANS) Tents, mosquito nets and food supplies were distributed in the worst flood-affected districts in southern Pakistan's Sindh province.Farhatullah Babar, spokesman to President Asif Ali Zardari, said ... Read more...

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Troopers rescue 25 in Sikkim


September 22nd, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) A total of 25 people, including four pregnant women, were rescued in quake-hit Sikkim Thursday, the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) said. "Four pregnant women were ... Read more...

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UNHCR seeks $33 mn for Pakistan flood victims


September 21st, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad/Geneva, Sep 20 (IANS/WAM) The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is seeking $33.2 million to help the flood victims in Pakistan.UNHCR said the funds will be used to provide ... Read more...

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141 dead, 4 mn homeless in Pakistan floods


September 11th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 11 (IANS) At least 141 people have died and four million have been left homeless in floods that have hit southern Pakistan, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani ... Read more...

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Satellite captures ‘Burning Man’ Festival photos from space


September 7th, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Nevada, Sept 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The European Space Agency's Proba-1 microsatellite on Thursday captured shots of the Burning Man festival in the Nevada desert. The event is a week long process and ... Read more...

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12,000 tents distributed in Pakistan province


August 21st, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 21 (IANS) Over 12,000 tents have been distributed in Pakistan's flood-hit Sindh province, authorities said.The National Disaster Management Authority distributed the relief items including 12,700 tents, three ... Read more...

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It’s raining ire against MCD at Ramlila ground


August 19th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Amid all the chants hailing Anna Hazare and slogans to eradicate corruption, many at the Ramlila ground here slammed the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) ... Read more...

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Anna signs ‘modified’ undertaking with Delhi Police


August 18th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Gandhian Anna Hazare and his team Thursday signed a "modified" undertaking with six clauses given by the Delhi Police before they proceed with their protest ... Read more...

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Anna to leave Tihar, hold fast at Ramlila ground (Lead)


August 18th, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Anna Hazare is set to leave Tihar Jail and hold his fast at the Ramlila ground in central Delhi, his aide Arvind Kejriwal said Thursday, ... Read more...

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Yamuna crosses danger mark


August 17th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The swollen Yamuna river Wednesday crossed the danger mark after water was released upstream from Haryana's Hathini Kund dam. Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said ... Read more...

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A relief camp just for Gilani’s visit


August 16th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) A relief camp was set up overnight ostensibly for those affected by the rains in Pakistan's Sindh province so that Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani ... Read more...

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