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Traffic deaths decline in UAE

Relevance: 100%      Posted on: February 27, 2012

(23:25) Abu Dhabi, Feb 27 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) saw an about 13 percent decline in the number of people killed in traffic accidents in 2011 as compared to 2010. According to statistical reports by interior ministry's general administration of traffic coordination (GATC), during 2011, it registered 720 deaths caused by ...

70,000 killed in Iraq between 2004-2011

Relevance: 100%      Posted on: March 1, 2012

(21:59) Baghdad, Feb 29 (IANS/AKI) Terrorism and other acts of violence killed almost 70,000 people in Iraq in eight years between April 2004 and December 2011, the government said Wednesday. "These figures represent the total number of victims who fell as a result of terrorist attacks and violence and military operations," government spokesman ...

Oil poisoning? Alarming sea animal deaths on India’s west coast

Relevance: 100%      Posted on: April 7, 2012

By Quaid Najmi Mumbai/Ratnagiri, April 7 (IANS) Two giant Baleen's humpback whale sharks washed up dead on the Mumbai and Thane beaches in separate incidents last week. This was preceded by a Bryde's whale shark getting washed ashore at a beach in Ratnagiri, around 250 km south of Mumbai. In the past couple ...

Fake Visa consultancy racket bust

Relevance: 95%      Posted on: December 22, 2011

The East Zone Task Force Team has conducted raids on a fake visa consultancy located at Murad Nagar here today, said Shiva Maruthi, Inspector, Task Force. The Task Force team has apprehended Mohammed Sajid Ahmed of Asif Nagar and seized 55-Various fake round seals and stamps including other countries Arrival ...

US spies could be tracking you on Twitter

Relevance: 95%      Posted on: December 28, 2011

London, Dec 28 (IANS) The US department of homeland security reportedly makes fake Twitter and Facebook profiles in a bid to track down people who use "sensitive" words. If anyone uses a word or phrase from the department's list, American spies might read the posts, investigate the online account and even attempt ...

Cyclone Thane kills 33 in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry; spares Andhra

Relevance: 95%      Posted on: December 30, 2011

Chennai, Dec 30 (IANS) At least 33 people were killed as cyclone Thane, with a wind speed of 140 kmph, hit the Tamil Nadu coast near Cuddalore Friday morning, leaving a trail of death and destruction in the state and Puducherry, officials said. The cyclone did not have much impact on ...

Delhi’s killer roads: Recalling some major accidents

Relevance: 95%      Posted on: February 20, 2012

New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) With two more men crushed in the capital Tuesday morning by a speeding car, a day after a ghastly Lamborghini crash claimed the life of a young real estate tycoon, Delhi continues to register a high number of deaths on roads. Here are some major accidents ...

18 die in attack on Pakistani bus

Relevance: 95%      Posted on: February 28, 2012

Islamabad, Feb 28 (IANS) Eighteen people were killed Tuesday when gunmen opened fire at a passenger bus in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, a media report said. Geo News reported that the passenger bus was on its way to Rawalpindi from Gilgit. The bus, carrying 26 passengers, was attacked near Harban Nala in Kohistan ...

Holi claims seven lives on Delhi roads

Relevance: 95%      Posted on: March 9, 2012

New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Seven people were killed in road accidents in various parts of the capital on Holi day Thursday -- the lowest figure of casualty on the festival day since 2000, police said Friday. Of these, four deaths were the result of motorcycles crashing into a tree or a ...

Six people killed in accidents on Holi

Relevance: 95%      Posted on: March 9, 2012

New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Six people were killed in road accidents across the national capital on Holi Thursday - lowest figure of casualty on the festival day since 2000, police said Friday. Of the total deaths, four resulted due to motorcycles crashing into a tree or a pole, an official said. Satyendra ...


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