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Mumbai: Blast in AC compressor may have led to high rise fire


Mumbai, Jun 7: The massive blaze in a high rise here that killed seven people and injured 18 others was caused apparently by a blast in an air-conditioner, preliminary investigation has indicated, as the metropolis grapples with another major fire tragedy in less than a month. The fire started following an explosion in the compressor of an AC on the ...

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Narendra Modi in Bangladesh: PM Modi visits 1971 National Martyrs’ war memorial


Dhaka, Jun 6: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today visited the National Martyrs’ Memorial here and paid tributes to the valour and the sacrifice of those who gave their lives in the Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971. Soon after his arrival here on a two-day visit, Modi drove to ‘Jatiyo Smriti Shoudho’ (National Martyrs’ Memorial) to pay homage to the thousands ...

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US President Barack Obama committed to intensify relations’, says White House


Washington, Jun 6: US President Barack Obama is committed to further intensifying relationship with India and the recent visit of a top American defence official is reflective of the depth of the ties, the White House has said. ”The President, as he discussed on his trip to India back in January, is committed to further intensifying the relations between our ...

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Saudi Arabia says it shot down Scud missile fired from Yemen


Riyadh, Jun 6: Saudi Arabia said it shot down a Scud missile fired by Yemen’s Shiite rebels and their allies early today at a Saudi city that is home to a major air base, marking what could be a major escalation in the months-long war. Two missiles launched from a Patriot missile battery shot down the Scud around 2:45 am ...

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Only Trinamool Congress can bring Bengal on path of development: Rahul Gandhi


Rishra (WB), Jun 6: Claiming that both the Left Front and the Trinamool Congress have failed the people of West Bengal, Rahul Gandhi today said that only Congress can bring the state back on the path of development. ”Left Front had put brakes on the development of Bengal,” Gandhi said, referring to the 34-year rule of CPI(M)-led Left Front in ...

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