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Fiery Cairo car crash blast claims 20 lives

The car collision happened just before midnight Sunday outside the National Cancer Institute in central Cairo also wounding 47 people, the ministry added. Four of those killed in the deadly crash remain unidentified.  Between “three and four (of the injured) are in critical condition in the intensive care unit,” Khaled Megahed, a spokesman for the health ministry, told an early ... Read More »

TMC claims to regain control of Kancharapara and Halishahar municipalities

Kolkata, 13 July (Udaipur Kiran); After the return of majority of Councillors of Kanchrapara and Halishahar Municipalities in North 24 Parganas district to the party fold,the ruling Trinamool Congress today regained the control of these two civic bodies from BJP after a gap of nearly a month. Informing this TMC sources told here this evening that regaining the control of these ... Read More »

Incessant rain claims 21 lives in Nepal

10 persons have been missing and 10 others are injured due to flood and landslides triggered by continues rainfall in different parts of the country since Thursday. Our correspondent reports that Tarai region is the worst affected.  Normal life has been affected in various parts of Himalyan nation due to continuous rainfall. Many areas of Kathmandu and Bhaktapur were submerged in rain water on Friday.  In Tarai, hundreds of houseshave been damaged by rain and ... Read More »

Road mishap claims 29 lives on Lucknow Agra Expressway

Twenty-nine people were killed and 18 injured after a state-run bus skidded off the Yamuna Expressway and fell into a large drain in Uttar Pradesh. The bus was going from Lucknow to Delhi and had at least 50 passengers on board. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has formed a committee to probe the reasons behind the accident and directed it to ... Read More »

Video fabricated, EC rejects Smriti Irani’s claims of booth capturing in Amethi

New Delhi: The Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday rejected Union Minister Smriti Irani’s allegations of booth capturing in Amethi by Congress president Rahul Gandhi. Talking to media, Venkateshwar Lu, CEO UP dubbed the allegations leveled by Smriti Irani as baseless. “Following the complaint, the sector officer, senior officials and even observers rushed to the booth and ... Read More »

Ebola claims more than 1,000 lives in DR Congo

Out of the 1510 cases registered in North Kivu and Ituri provinces of the country, as many as 400 have recovered. The outbreak that was declared in eastern Congo in August is already the second deadliest in history, and efforts to control it have been complicated by a volatile security situation and deep community mistrust. World Health Organisation said with ... Read More »

Islamic State claims responsibility for serial bomb blasts in Sri Lanka

As Sri Lanka and the world continues to mourn the mindless massacre of over 320 people on Easter in Sri Lanka, the Islamic States claimed responsibility for the horrifying terror attack in Sri Lanka. In a statement issued through its propaganda ‘Amaq’ news agency, the ISIS claimed that “the executors of the attack that targeted citizens of coalition states and ... Read More »

Ecuador rejects claims that Assange was treated unfairly

Ecuadorian Foreign Minister José Valencia said Assange’s behaviour was “undeserving, disrespectful” and he pointed to a video published by the newspaper El País. The short video with no audio appears to show Assange arguing with an official inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London. “An image is worth a thousand words, and there are several images,” Valencia said. Jennifer Robinson, a ... Read More »

Turkey: Opposition claims win in Ankara

In a major setback for President Erdogan, early results in Turkey showed his AK Party losing Ankara and Izmir to the opposition in local elections. While Istanbul remains disputed, Erdogan said his party may have lost Turkey’s largest city too. Nationwide, AKP remains the largest party with 45 per cent of the vote, according to partial results released by Anadolu ... Read More »

Air pollution claims seven million lives each year: UN expert

David Boyd said that over six billion people, one-third of them children, are regularly inhaling air so polluted that it puts their life, health and well-being at risk. “Yet, this pandemic receives inadequate attention as these deaths are not as dramatic as those caused by other disasters or epidemics,” Boyd, the UN Special Rapporteur on environment and human rights, told ... Read More »

37 CRPF personnel martyred in J&K terror attack; JeM claims responsibility

More than 2,500 CRPF, many of whom were returning from leave to rejoin duty in the Valley, were travelling in the convoy of 78 vehicles when they were ambushed on the Srinagar-Jammu highway in Awantipora. Home Minister Rajnath Singh will be going to J&K on Friday besides DG, CRPF to take stock of the situation. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has ... Read More »

42 CRPF personnel martyred in J&K terror attack; JeM claims responsibility

More than 2,500 CRPF, many of whom were returning from leave to rejoin duty in the Valley, were travelling in the convoy of 78 vehicles when they were ambushed on the Srinagar-Jammu highway in Awantipora. Home Minister Rajnath Singh will be going to J&K on Friday besides DG, CRPF…to take stock of the situation. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has assured ... Read More »

The gunk in your nose is GOOD for your health, claims a health report

What do you call that icky, green substance that comes out of your nose, ever so often? Commonly known as mucus, snoot, booger or phlegm, it is probably the most disgusting by-product of the human body (second to pooping, obviously). But did you know that in spite of being labelled as gross, boogers are actually good for your health? Yes, ... Read More »