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206 fires erupt in Japan after quake
Tokyo, March 12 (IANS) As many as 206 fires broke out after a massive earthquake rocked Japan Friday, a media report said Saturday.

Saturday, March 12, 2011 11:29:03 AM

Silkworms can now produce coloured silk
Singapore, March 12 (IANS) Researchers in Singapore have succeeded in making silkworms produce coloured silk, a media report said.

Saturday, March 12, 2011 11:29:02 AM

19 killed in China coal mine blast
Beijing, March 12 (IANS) At least 19 people were killed Saturday when an explosion occurred in a coal mine in southwest China, authorities said.

Saturday, March 12, 2011 11:13:25 AM

14 aftershocks hit Japan
Tokyo, March 12 (IANS) At least 14 aftershocks, with magnitudes ranging from 5 - 6.8, rocked Japan's eastcoast Saturday, a day after an 8.9-magnitude earthquake hit the country and left 1,000 dead.

Saturday, March 12, 2011 10:06:51 AM

13 die in China coal mine blast
Beijing, March 12 (IANS) An explosion in a coal mine in southwest China Saturday left 13 miners dead and six missing, authorities said.

Saturday, March 12, 2011 10:00:25 AM

Yemeni president orders beginning of power transfer
Sanaa, March 12 (IANS) Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh has ordered the National Defence Council to prepare for transferring of power to parliament by the end of this year, a media report said.

Saturday, March 12, 2011 9:44:54 AM

Full extent of Japan quake damage revealed, 1,000 dead
Tokyo, March 12 (DPA) The full extent of the damage in earthquake-ravaged Japan was revealed Saturday morning, after an 8.9-magnitude trembler and devastating tsunami rocked the northeastern part of the country, killing well over 1,000 people, the government said.

Saturday, March 12, 2011 8:47:11 AM

Radiation soars at endangered Japan reactor
Tokyo, March 12 (DPA) Radiation measurements at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant were 1,000 times higher than normal after the massive earthquake in northern Japan, the Kyodo news agency reported early Saturday, citing Japan's nuclear safety agency.

Saturday, March 12, 2011 5:02:06 AM

Hundreds dead as devastating quake, tsunami hit Japan
Tokyo, March 11 (IANS) Huge tsunami waves, some 10 metres high, triggered by a devastating 8.9-magnitude earthquake, slammed northeastern Japan Friday and swept away people, houses, cars, boats and crops as walls of sea water rushed inland for miles. Hundreds of people are feared killed, thousands were missing and fires were reported in many areas.

Friday, March 11, 2011 11:57:32 PM

Bangladesh hold nerves for shock two-wicket defeat of England
Chittagong, March 11 (IANS) Bangladesh proved they were made of sterner stuff as they held their nerves to score a dramatic two-wicket victory over England in a World Cup Group B match here Friday. England now definitely need to beat the West Indies in their final group match to avoid an ignominious exit from the mega event.

Friday, March 11, 2011 11:39:24 PM

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