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Five die in China quake


September 7th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 7 (IANS) At least five people were killed and more than 20,000 houses damaged in an earthquake that jolted southwest China's Yunnan and Guizhou provinces, authorities said.The ... Read more...

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Low-intensity quake in northeast


September 7th, 2012 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 7 (IANS) A slight intensity earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale shook India's northeast late Thursday. There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage to property.The ... Read more...

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Quake jolts northeast India


August 19th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 19 (IANS) An earthquake of moderate intensity shook India's northeast Sunday afternoon. There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage to property.The quake measuring 5.0 on the ... Read more...

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Moderate earthquake jolts Jammu and Kashmir


August 14th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 14 (IANS) A moderate intensity quake jolted Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday although authorities said no loss of life or property has been reported so far.An official of the ... Read more...

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90 killed in Iran quake


August 12th, 2012 - 1:57 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 90 people were killed after an earthquake hit northwestern Iran Saturday, the Fars news agency reported.Two powerful tremors measuring 6.4 and 6.3 on ... Read more...

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Tremor rocks Ladakh area, no casualties


August 7th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 7 (IANS) A light intensity earthquake rocked Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday, said an official. No loss of life or property was reported from anywhere in ... Read more...

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5.6 magnitude quake felt in Kashmir Valley


July 19th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 19 (IANS) A 5.6 magnitude medium-intensity quake with its epicentre along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border was felt in the Kashmir Valley Thursday. There were no immediate reports of casualties ... Read more...

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Earthquake in northeast


July 15th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kohima, July 15 (IANS) A 5.4 magnitude earthquake hit Nagaland and three other north-eastern states in the wee hours of Sunday triggering panic. No casualties have been reported.According to Regional ... Read more...

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Two earthquakes hit northeastern states (Second Lead)


July 1st, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 1 (IANS) Two earthquakes of moderate intensity hit northeastern India Sunday.The first measured 4.8 on the Richter scale, with its epicentre located at the Arunachal Pradesh-Tibet border, and ... Read more...

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Quake hits India’s northeast (Lead, Changing dateline)


July 1st, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 1 (IANS) An earthquake of moderate intensity jolted India's northeast Sunday morning. Officials said there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage to property.The quake measured 5.8 ... Read more...

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35 injured, 64,500 affected in China quake (Second Lead)


July 1st, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 30 (IANS) A 6.6-magnitude quake jolted China's Xinjiang Uygur region early Saturday, injuring at least 35 people and affecting over 64,500 others.The temblor also killed over 2,000 livestock ... Read more...

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24 injured in China quake (Lead)


June 30th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 30 (IANS) At least 24 people were injured and hundreds of cattle died in collapsed sheds as a 6.6-magnitude quake jolted China's Xinjiang Uygur region Saturday and toppled ... Read more...

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Moderate intensity tremors rock Kashmir (Second Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 11 (IANS) Three tremors of moderate intensity rocked the Kashmir Valley Monday morning. No loss of life or damage to property has been reported so far, according to ... Read more...

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Moderate intensity tremors rock Kashmir (Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 11 (IANS) Two tremors of moderate intensity rocked the Kashmir Valley Monday morning. No loss of life or damage to property has been reported so far, according to ... Read more...

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Two low-intensity tremors rock Kashmir Valley


June 4th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 4 (IANS) Two light intensity tremors have rocked the Kashmir Valley but there are no reports of casualties or damage to property.Aamir Ali, in-charge of the disaster management ... Read more...

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Italy quake toll rises to 15 (Lead)


May 29th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 15 people have been killed and about 100 injured in northern Italy following a magnitude 5.8 earthquake, AGI news agency reported Tuesday.The temblor's ... Read more...

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Moderate quake hits Balochistan


May 25th, 2012 - 2:19 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 25 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale hit Pakistan's Balochistan province late Thursday, a media report said.The quake's epicentre was located some 90 km from ... Read more...

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Vitamin K2 found promising in Parkinson’s treatment


May 13th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, May 13 (IANS) Vitamin K2 has shown promise in the treatment of Parkinson's, a condition characterised by lack of movement, tremors and muscle stiffness. Using vitamin K2, Patrik Verstreken, ... Read more...

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AICC member takes on PMO over Kaiga plant rehab issue


April 23rd, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 23 (IANS) Taking on the Prime Minister's Office head on, an All India Congress Committee (AICC) official has demanded that the villagers within the sterilised zone of northern ... Read more...

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Doctors fail to nip Parkinson’s in the bud


April 16th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 16 (IANS) Doctors are failing to diagnose Parkinson's disease during its early stages of origin as they are unable to recognise its early symptoms.The disease that afflicts thousands ... Read more...

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Three minor quakes in Maharashtra, Gujarat (Lead)


April 14th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Two mild earthquakes in western and coastal Maharashtra and one in the Bhuj region of Gujarat shook large parts of the two western Indian states Saturday, ... Read more...

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Mild quakes in Maharashtra, Gujarat


April 14th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Two mild earthquakes, measuring 4.5 and 4.9 on the Richter scale, shook Gujarat and Maharashtra here Saturday, a top weather official said.The first tremor was felt ... Read more...

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5.9-magnitude earthquake hits off Oregon coast, no damage


April 12th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by BNO News
COOS BAY, OREGON (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck off the coast of Oregon on early Wednesday afternoon, seismologists said, but there were no reports of damage or casualties and no ... Read more...

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Quake jolts Indonesia, panic grips India (Roundup)


April 11th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hong Kong, April 11 (IANS) Two massive quakes shook Sumatra in Indonesia Wednesday, triggering a tsunami alert in 28 countries including India and panic all across India's east coast. ... Read more...

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Strong tremors in Chennai


April 11th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 11 (IANS) Strong tremors were felt in several places in Tamil Nadu Wednesday following the massive earthquake in Indonesia, with people coming out of their homes and some ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka issues tsunami warning after Indonesian quake (Lead)


April 11th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 11 (IANS) Sri Lanka issued a tsunami warning after a massive earthquake jolted Sumatra, officials said here Wednesday.Several areas in the capital as well as the rest of ... Read more...

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Tremors in Kolkata, Metro services halted


April 11th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 11 (IANS) People came out of homes and offices and Metro services were halted Wednesday as tremors from the massive earthquake that hit Indonesia were felt in Kolkata ... Read more...

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Tremors felt in Sri Lanka


April 11th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 11 (IANS) People in Sri Lankan capital Colombo and several other parts of the island felt tremors following a major earthquake that struck Indonesia Wednesday."Tremors have been felt ... Read more...

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Major quake rattles Sumatra, tsunami alert in India (Second Lead)


April 11th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hong Kong, April 11 (IANS) Many states along India's east coast felt tremors as a high intensity earthquake rocked Sumatra Wednesday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. A tsunami ... Read more...

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Major earthquake rocks Sumatra, tsunami alert in India (Lead)


April 11th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Many states along India's east coast felt tremors as a high intensity earthquake rocked Sumatra Wednesday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.While the IMD put ... Read more...

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‘Northeast India should go for traditional housing’


April 9th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 9 (IANS) Quake-prone northeastern India should switch to traditional forms of house-building, including houses made of bamboo and cane, that are flexible and able to withstand tremors, said ... Read more...

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Berries cut Parkinson’s risk by 40 percent


April 5th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) Eating strawberries, blueberries, blackcurrants and blackberries could help protect against Parkinson's disease in men, researchers say.Men who ate the fruits along with other foods rich in ... Read more...

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Moderate quake hits Japan


April 2nd, 2012 - 3:57 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, April 2 (IANS) A moderate earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale hit sea off Japan's Fukushima prefecture on the Honshu island Sunday, said Japan Meteorological Agency(JMA).The epicentre of ... Read more...

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5.4-magnitude quake hits northwest Pakistan (Lead)


March 31st, 2012 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 31 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale hit northwest Pakistan Saturday morning, according to the Pakistan Meteorological Department.The quake took place at 9.16 a.m. local ... Read more...

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Strong quake hits Japan


March 27th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 27 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale jolted the sea off Japan's Iwate prefecture Tuesday, said the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA).The epicentre of the quake, ... Read more...

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