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Russia mourns flood deaths


July 9th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is holding a day of national mourning Monday for the victims of devastating flash floods that hit the southern Krasnodar region over the weekend.At ... Read more...

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Death toll mounts in Vizag steel plant blast


June 14th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 14 (IANS) The death toll in Wednesday's explosion in Visakhapatnam Steel Plant (VSP) rose to 11 with two of the injured succumbing Thursday.Two workers who were critically injured ... Read more...

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15 killed in fire at Vizag Steel Plant (Lead)


June 14th, 2012 - 1:34 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 14 (IANS) At least 15 people were killed and 20 others injured in a major fire that broke out at the Visakhapatnam Steel Plant Wednesday night, witnesses said.The ... Read more...

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15 killed in fire at Vizag steel plant


June 14th, 2012 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 13 (IANS) At least 15 people were killed and several others injured in a major fire that broke out in Visakhapatnam Steel Plant Wednesday night, witnesses said.The fire ... Read more...

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Japan attaches power cable to crippled nuke plant to stop radiation


March 19th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar.19 (ANI): Hopes rise at Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant as engineers attached a power cable outside the plant on Saturday in an attempt to restart water pumps to cool overheated ... Read more...

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Memorial Service Held To Commemorate Edmund Fitzgerald’s Sinking


November 11th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Whitefish Point, Nov 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A memorial service to mark the sinking of the freighter Edmund Fitzgerald was held in Whitefish Point, Michigan on Wednesday. The memorial service was ... Read more...

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President Obama hails Adm. Allen as he retires as oil spill commander


October 2nd, 2010 - 1:47 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – United States President Barack Obama on Friday hailed Admiral Thad Allen for his work as commander of the oil spill response effort as Allen announced his retirement ... Read more...

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International aid not enough to cope with Pak’s catastrophe: UN


August 19th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug.19 (ANI): The United Nations (UN) has expressed concern over the slow pace of international aid donations for the Pakistan floods, saying the relief being offered is not sufficient to ... Read more...

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US President Barack Obama lashes out at BP chief Tony Hayward


June 9th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
The United States President Barack Obama has lashed out at the CEO of BP - Tony Hayward saying that he would have sacked the BP chief, for his failure in handling the ... Read more...

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Ex-Proteas coach Arthur happy for Australia to pick his brains


April 2nd, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Perth (Australia), Apr.2 (ANI): Newly-appointed Western Australia coach Mickey Arthur has said that he is more than willing to offer any intelligence on the South Africans to the Australian cricket team.The former ... Read more...

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Fire-hit Bangalore building had 1,000 litres of diesel (Lead)


February 24th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 24 (IANS) The charred Carlton Towers in Bangalore was sealed Wednesday, a day after a major fire broke out claiming nine lives and injuring about 60 people. Police and fire ... Read more...

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US study describes Haiti quake as ‘worst disaster in modern history’


February 17th, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington/Port-au-Prince, Feb.17 (ANI): A study by the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) has declared and described the devastation caused by the Haiti earthquake as the worst destructive disaster in modern history.The 7.0 magnitude ... Read more...

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Canadian governor general sobs on TV over Haiti quake


January 14th, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 14 (IANS) Canadians saw sombre scenes on their televisions Wednesday when their Governor General Michaelle Jean broke down during a press conference on the situation in her native Haiti, which ... Read more...

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Taiwan typhoon toll could cross 500: Officials


August 14th, 2009 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Taipei, Aug 14 (Xinhua) The death toll in Typhoon Morakot that devastated Taiwan Aug 7 could cross 500, officials said Friday. Latest reports say at least 380 people are feared dead following an ... Read more...

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Air France AF447 Crash Update


June 3rd, 2009 - 9:06 pm ICT by GD
Air France flight AF447 crashed into the Atlantic Ocean en route from Rio de Janeiro to Paris. The fight was carrying 228 people in all, including 216 passengers and 12 crew ... Read more...

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Mishap on Russian nuke sub raises questions about quality


November 10th, 2008 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) The death of 20 crew members on board a Russian-built nuclear-powered submarine, which was to be delivered to the Indian Navy on a 10-year lease for training ... Read more...

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