Tag: disaster

500, going once, going twice, gone!

500, going once, going twice, gone!

22 Apr, '087 Comments

That’s how much a life if worth, according to lawyers to Mr. Abdulla Al-Kobaisi, the owner of a dhow in which 58 people were killed due to his gross and criminal incompetence, its so called captain and the government agencies which actually registered and allowed it to sail as a tourism vessel. The owner has […]

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Al-Dana owner convicted of involuntary manslaughter

Al-Dana owner convicted of involuntary manslaughter

24 May, '0711 Comments

المحكمة فقالت في حيثيات حكمها: «ننوه إلى أن بشاعة وفظاعة ما أثاره المتهمان من جرم واستهانتهما واستخفافهما بأقدار ومصائر الناس، وما سببه من حزن وألم خيّم على مملكتنا الحبيبة، وبقاع عدة في الأرض، لا يدع لهذه المحكمة المجال لإعمال أي قسط من الرأفة، وهو ما تقضي معه المحكمة بالحد الأقصى لعقوبة الجريمة الأشد، وهي القتل […]

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WD’s guts are pretty [useless]

WD’s guts are pretty [useless]

14 Feb, '0711 Comments

WD’s guts, originally uploaded by malyousif. So far a recovery program is reporting every single sector it comes across as bad. I didn’t believe that a little drop would affect a supposed “portable” drive that much… I have revised my estimation of this thing, it is a piece of crap.

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Dropped and unrecognised!

Dropped and unrecognised!

13 Feb, '0727 Comments

Man I am pissed. I dropped my new WD Passport 160GB drive while I was getting out of the car this morning and now the bugger is buggered. I’ve got 120GB of data on it, mostly my original photographs going back years! It contains my whole library which I have deleted from my disks because […]

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Ship Disaster

Ship Disaster

31 Mar, '0632 Comments

Rescue workers bring a body ashore in Manama after a passenger boat sank off the coast of Bahrain in the Gulf, March 30, 2006 MANAMA (Reuters) – At least 57 people drowned when a tourist boat carrying more than 130 people on a dinner cruise sank off Bahrain, a coastguard official said on Friday. A […]

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