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No fuel for cremation, Japan buries its dead

In the severely damaged prefectures of Iwate, Miyagi and Fukushima in Japan, at least 125 children and students were killed and 1,600 remained missing following the March 11 disaster, authorities......

7.3 quake rocks Japan; 1 metre high tsunami hits Miyagi

A strong earthquake measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale struck northeastern Japanon Friday.A 1 metre high tsunami hit Miyagi prefecture soon after. The earthquake occurred at 5:18 pm Japan time......

IMAGES: With prayers Japan marks quake-tsunami anniversary

With a moment of silence, prayers and a vow to rebuild the nation, Japan on Sunday marked the first anniversary of the massive earthquake and tsunami that killed nearly 19,000 people and triggered......

15 amazing survival stories

Whether it be natural disasters, animal attacks or acts of violence, some survivors have overcome adversity and lived to tell their stories.We bring before you 15 such people.We start off with Toya......

Japan: Efforts on to stabilise Nuclear plant

As hectic efforts were on to contain Japan's worst atomic crisis, police in protective gear on Thursday for the first time launched a search for tsunami victims in a 10-km zone around a......

Japan: Factories remain shut, price hike likely

Natural disasters have dented Japan's economy in the past. But this time, the severity and magnitude is hard to comprehend. The aftershocks of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan will be felt in......

  People speak for iwate prefecture

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Q. which is longest road tunnel in the world ?
:  A. The world's longest tunnels - in useName Location metres (miles) Type Year Comment Pijnne Water Tunnel Southern Finland, Finland...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-is-longest-road-tunnel-in-the-world-//answers/13070073

  Web results for Iwate Prefecture
Menicon Donations Help Tohoku Soccer Get Back on Pitch

NAGOYA, Japan--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Menicon Co., Ltd., Japan's leading contact lens manufacturer, recently donated 3 million yen plus... ...

http://www.asianhhm.com/press/pressrelease_archives.asp?PID=10505&title=Menicon-Donations-Help-Tohoku-Soccer-Get-Back-on-Pitch
As it happened

Zee Media Bureau/ 04:10 pm: For Chile, 2010 earthquake a great lesson Chile's preparedness and building standards were in for praise by the... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/world/chile-hit-by-massive-aftershock-as-it-happened_921996.html
The Lone Pine, kibou no ippon matsu or the tree of hope

Three years ago, Rikuzentakata, Iwate Prefecture, lost one in 10 of its residents to the tsunami of March 11. Now, one-fourth of the population of... ...

http://www.rushlane.com/the-lone-pine-kibou-no-ippon-matsu-or-the-tree-of-hope-12114412.html
Tsunami waves hit Japan after Chile quake

A tsunami of up to 40 cm was observed early Thursday at a port of Iwate prefecture, which lies on the Pacific coast of northeastern Japan, after a... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a449979.html
Uncertainty over Future, Depression Prompt Suicide Cases to Rise in Fukushima

Numbers of suicide cases in Fukushima continued to rise since 2011 triggered by depression and uncertainty over the future. According to the... ...

http://www.ibtimes.co.in/articles/543247/20140314/depression-suicide-fukushima.htm

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