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Lufthansa suspends flights to Tel Aviv for another 24 hours
24 Jul 2014 at 11:34am
German flag carrier Lufthansa said on Thursday it would continue to suspend flights to Tel Aviv for another 24 hours over security concerns amid the raging conflict in the Gaza Strip.
Over 25,000 people in 42 villages affected in floods in Assam
24 Jul 2014 at 8:16am
Over 25,000 people have been affected in 42 villages across Assam in second round of floods this year.
Train-bus collision in Telangana: Railways announce ex-gratia for accident vi...
24 Jul 2014 at 5:15am
Railway ministry today announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh each to the next of kin of school children and others who died in the train-bus collision in Telangana.
Kurdish politician Fouad Massoum elected Iraq's president
24 Jul 2014 at 4:52am
Kurdish politician Fouad Massoum has been named the new president of Iraq following a parliamentary vote.
Delhi road accident victim's family gets Rs 46.4 lakh compensation
24 Jul 2014 at 4:24am
The family members of a 40-year- old man, who died in a road accident involving a negligently driven motorcycle, have been awarded a compensation of over Rs 46 lakh by a Motor Accident Claims Tribunal.
Elusive killer leopard caught after three months in Tamil Nadu
24 Jul 2014 at 2:54am
Forest department personnel had been combing the Thalamalai forest range, especially a 5km radius along the Dhimbam ghat, to trap the leopard that had partially fed on its victims. They trapped the animal in a cage with a bait.
Yatra to Kedarnath remains suspended till July 26 due to bad weather
24 Jul 2014 at 12:35am
The highway to Kedarnath as well as Guptkashi-Kalimath motor road is blocked by boulders following landslips and nearly half a dozen places in Kedar valley are being lashed by moderate showers.
JV Ramudu appointed as the DGP of Andhra Pradesh
23 Jul 2014 at 10:25pm
Currently Ramudu has been working as an in-charge DGP (Head of Police Force - HoPF) for Andhra Pradesh.
Taiwan plane crash toll hits 48, officials defend flight clearance
23 Jul 2014 at 9:17pm
Taiwanese officials on Thursday defended flight clearance given to a plane which crashed while trying to land during stormy weather, killing 48 people, as sobbing relatives gathered to identify their loved ones.
Shanghai regulator visits 581 firms, restaurants in food safety probe
23 Jul 2014 at 7:37pm
China's food regulator has visited close to 600 restaurants, businesses and food distributors, the watchdog said in a statement, in an investigation into a fast-spreading food safety scare.
Arizona inmate takes nearly two hours to die in botched execution
23 Jul 2014 at 7:05pm
An Arizona inmate took almost two hours to die by lethal injection on Wednesday and his lawyers said he "gasped and snorted" before succumbing in the latest botched execution to raise questions about the death penalty in the United States.
Crash kills US teenager pilot seeking world record
23 Jul 2014 at 4:06pm
A US teenager who was attempting to set a record for an around-the-world flight was killed when his plane crashed in the Pacific Ocean, and crews were searching on Wednesday for his father, who was also on board.
Apple pushes S&P 500 to record close; Boeing hits Dow
23 Jul 2014 at 2:34pm
US stocks ended mostly higher on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 closing at a record on Apple's bullish results, though Boeing weighed on the Dow and conflicts in Ukraine and the Gaza Strip kept the broader market's gains in check.
GM recalls 718,000 more vehicles in US
23 Jul 2014 at 1:25pm
General Motors today announced six recalls covering nearly 718,000 vehicles in the US, adding to its recall tally after an ignition-switch auto safety scandal.
India votes in support of UNHRC resolution on Gaza
23 Jul 2014 at 11:21am
In the 47-member council, 29 countries voted in support of the resolution while 17 nations abstained.