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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
Tsunami hits Japan after strong quake

A minor tsunami hit Miyagi prefecture in Japan early today after a strong 6.8-magnitude quake jolted the country's northeastern Pacific coast,... ...

http://echoofindia.com/tokyo-tsunami-hits-japan-after-strong-quake-61857
Earthquake Triggers Tsunami Near Fukushima Nuclear Plant

An earthquake of magnitude 6.8 hit the Pacific coast and has caused a minor tsunami near the Fukushima nuclear plant. According to the Japan... ...

http://www.medindia.net/news/earthquake-triggers-tsunami-near-fukushima-nuclear-plant-138626-1.htm
6.8 quake strikes off Fukushima, tsunami warning lifted

A magnitude-6.8 earthquake struck off Fukushima, Japan, early Saturday, triggering tsunami warnings for the region that were later cancelled. The... ...

http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/international/68-quake-strikes-off-fukushima-tsunami-warning-lifted/article6203562.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Magnitude-6.8 quake hits Japan

A powerful quake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale jolted Fukushima prefecture in the northeast Japan early Saturday, Xinhua reported. There was... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a473057.html
Tsunami advisory issued after strong quake in Japan

Japan issued a tsunami advisory early Saturday after a strong 6.8-magnitude quake struck in the Pacific off Fukushima prefecture, authorities said.... ...

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