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Over 30 feared trapped after building collapses in Ghatkopar

Nine persons have been rescued and rushed to the hospital. The building has a RCC structure and now the removal of the topmost RCC slab is in progress, The Times of India reported. "Until now nine persons (have been) rescued and sent to hospital", Rahangdale said in a text message to AFP. "Our rescue teams are conducting search operations to help people trapped inside", he told AFP. Read More »

Rescuers work to save 17 hikers stranded in Arizona

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Another team was hiking to access the men from the far side with the intention of descending the cliff to reach them. Eight of the hikers, including a 4-year-old boy, were airlifted from the scene. Although the department has helped groups of 20 or 30 people caught on the wrong side of rushing waters in Sabino Canyon, the Tanque Verde Falls operation was the first time so many people had to be rescued by helicopter, said sheriff's Deputy Steve West, who took part in the rescue. Read More »

Countdown For 2020 Tokyo Olympics Starts

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In the 15-day event, about 1,800 runners and cyclists will run through the area devastated by the 2011 massive quake and tsunami before reaching the capital on August 7. More than 900 businesses and organizations joined the initiative on Monday and the government plans to continue the practice on July 24 every year through 2020. Read More »

Madras High Court makes Vande Mataram mandatory in schools and colleges

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The issue pertains to a plea moved by K Veeramani , who failed to clear the written test for the post of BT Assistant as he answered that the song was written in Bengali. He added however that no person or organisation should be forced to sing the song, should they have trouble doing so - provided they have a valid reason. Read More »

2nd former bishop guilty of polygamy in BC

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Donegan convicted Oler for having five wives. A verdict is expected Monday in a trial of two former leaders of a British Columbia fundamentalist church who are charged with polygamy. "I find that the FLDS marriage records are ultimately reliable", Donegan said before announcing her verdict against Oler. "Oler guilty of practising polygamy", Donegan said. Read More »

CT names operator for Springfield-New Haven rail service

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A a joint venture of TransitAmerica Services and Alternate Concepts will operate and manage Connecticut's new commuter rail service linking Springfield's Union Station with Hartford and New Haven. DOT Commissioner Jim Redeker said he recently toured the stretch of rail between New Haven and Hartford. The trains can operate as high as 110 miles per hour. Read More »

Indian scientist and academician Yash Pal passes away

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Appointed by the government to several school and higher education reform committees, Yash Pal became the chair of the steering committee of the National Council of Educational Research and Training's National Curriculum Framework. He later earned his PhD in physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1958, India Today reported. - - Chairman, University Grants Commission (1986-91), New Delhi . Read More »

Cap-Exempt H-1B Petitions Once Again Eligible for Premium Processing

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The nonimmigrant H-1B visa is used to bring in highly skilled workers such as IT and healthcare professionals. However, it has come under political fire in some quarters, and staffing firms have been under particular scrutiny. A shipment of H-1B visa petitions is stored at a government adminis- tration center in Orange County. The overall suspension will remain effective but USCIS said, "Premium processing will also resume for petitions that may also be exempt if the beneficiary will be ... Read More »

Trump calls on Congress to raise defense budget

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He didn't mention the issue on Saturday. I'm referring to the relentless pounding in the liberal media of both presidents for exaggerated physical attributes. Ford is the lead ship of the Ford-class aircraft carriers , and the first new US aircraft carrier designed in 40 years. Former defense secretaries Donald Rumsfeld and Dick Cheney were among a host of officials attending the commissioning ceremony. Read More »

Steph Curry Makes Fun of Klay Thompson With Failed Dunk in China

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Thompson tried to do just that in China last month, a week after winning an National Basketball Association championship, and he found himself stuffed by the rim . But unless the Splash Brothers' shoe companies plan on adding some more Jordan-like jumping technology in their shoes, they should both probably stick to three-point shooting. Read More »

Arrested for son's 2012 murder, Mark Redwine faces judge in Washington

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Redwine is being held on a $1 million cash-only bond. Mark Redwine, the Washington man who accused his ex-wife of murdering his son during an appearance on Dr. Dylan's mom, Elaine Hall, said she "never had any doubt from day one, when Dylan went missing - I knew that Mark had something to do with it". "And so you know he couldn't see Dylan that often and you know, quite honestly, I don't think that Mark new Dylan anymore". Read More »

6 unruly Cong MPs suspended from LS for 5 days

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The CPI (M) today attacked the Centre over suspension of six Congress MPs on the ground of their "highly unbecoming" conduct during their protests over the lynching issue, saying the opposition will not be silenced by its such "undemocratic" tactics. Read More »

First batch of Haj pilgrims from UP departs for Saudi Arabia

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Chaudhary said the state government would continue to improve the existing facilities for the pilgrims. The Indian Haj Mission and all other stakeholders have made arrangements to accommodate all the pilgrims inside the Central Haram Area (Markaziyah) in Madinah . Read More »

Big Ten Media Days: Highlights from Ohio State HC Urban Meyer

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BTN will continue to go through changes both on air and off (former MI receiver Braylon Edwards will be a part of the coverage this season), as the network has already made moves to become part of Hulu and YouTube TV streaming services. Penn State's breakout year in 2016 helped the team and the town regain a sense of normalcy five years after news first broke about the Jerry Sandusky scandal. Read More »

Uddhav Thackeray to Govt - Waive loan or ready to get exposed

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He also attacked the Central Government stating that when Rajiv Gandhi was the Prime Minister, he had provided Panchayati Raj to the lower level instead of running the government from Delhi. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis had, on June 24, announced a loan waiver to the tune of Rs 34,022 crore following a statewide agitation by farmers. Read More »

South Korea leaves door open for North to attend Olympics

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North Korea claimed to have conducted the first test of an intercontinental ballistic missile earlier this month, and said it had mastered the technology to mount a nuclear warhead on the missile. In June, Moon offered to form a single, unified team between the two countries for the Winter Games, which will be held February 9-25. Moon visited Pyeongchang for the first time Monday as a president, was named honorary ambassador of the Games and met with organisers, volunteers and local ... Read More »

Two women caught with 4kg gold in their underwear

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They also arrested a person who was waiting outside the airport to receive the guest and collect the gold. Other officers also joined in and they inquired if anyone was accompanying her after which she told them about her accomplice Magisvary Jairaman (59), a Singaporean national who had crossed the customs area. Read More »

ICBC report says rates could climb 30% in next 2 years

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The Ernst & Young report, released Monday, says the average driver could pay up to $2,000 per year, as long as trends persist, the corporation still has to cover its costs through rates, and nothing is done to improve things. "It's time for the NDP to show some competence in office and tell us what they're going to do", he said of the government, which was sworn in last week. Read More »

Step forward for Crossrail 2 after DfT/City Hall financial talks

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The new Crossrail 2 line would run through tunnels under the city, as well as use upgraded current rail lines and would increase capacity on London's rail system by 10 percent. They plan to examine ways to improve the scheme's affordability and maximise benefits ahead of the Budget this autumn. On Friday it was announced that the rail link between Manchester and Newcastle may not be fully electrified, despite promises from the previous government. Read More »

Stars of Midnight Texas Answer Questions At Comic-Con

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Francois Arnaud (Oscar on " Blindspot ") stars as Manfred Bernardo, a fake psychic medium who is actually a real psychic medium. Dylan Bruce is part of Midnight, Texas' diverse ensemble, and one of the advantages he had going into the show is his overall appreciation for the series' source material. Read More »

Man arrested in sexual assaults of four women in Brooklyn

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New video has been released this weekend showing the suspect. Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). Thursday, police said the same man followed a woman, 29, to her apartment near St. Marks and NY avenues and pushed her inside when she opened the door. Read More »