Hurricane Maria leaves entire island of Puerto Rico without electricity

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Hurricane Maria battered Puerto Rico with a one-two punch of high winds and driving rain before beginning its deliberate march toward the Dominican Republic. Early Thursday, the National Hurricane Center said the storm had regained “major hurricane status,” upgrading it to Category 3. The center said at 2 a.m. that Maria’s maximum sustained winds More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Over 130 dead as 7.1 magnitude quake strikes Mexico

A magnitude-7.1 earthquake stunned central Mexico on Tuesday afternoon (local time), killing at least 138 people as buildings collapsed in plumes of dust. Thousands fled into the streets in panic, and many stayed More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Saturday, September 16th, 2017
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No agreement reached at Indus Water Treaty talks: World Bank

The latest round of talks between India and Pakistan on Indus Water Treaty concluded without reaching an agreement, the World Bank has said even as it assured that both countries will continue to work to resolve More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Friday, September 15th, 2017
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IED blast in London tube claims 22 lives

At least 22 people were today reported injured in the incident of explosion at the Parsons Green station of the London Tube – the underground metro rail service. The police confirmed that ‘Improvised More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Friday, September 15th, 2017
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North Korea Fires Missile Over Japan

North Korea fired an unidentified missile eastwards over Japan and into the Pacific on Friday, Seoul and Tokyo said, its latest provocation amid high tensions over its banned weapons programmes. The launch, from More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Tuesday, September 12th, 2017
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United Nations says 370,000 Rohingya flee Myanmar for Bangladesh

Some 370,000 Rohingya have fled Myanmar and entered Bangladesh since an upsurge in violence late last month, the United Nations said today. “An estimated 370,000 Rohingya have entered Bangladesh after fleeing More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Tuesday, September 12th, 2017
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US commemorates 9/11; thousands expected at ground zero

New York: While the US contends with the destruction caused by two ferocious hurricanes in three weeks, Americans also are marking the anniversary of one of the nation’s most scarring days. Thousands of 9/11 More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Monday, September 4th, 2017
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Pak-based terror groups named in BRICS declaration for first time

For the first time, Pakistan-based terror groups like the LeT and the JeM were named today in the Summit declaration of the BRICS countries that also asserted that those responsible for committing, organising or More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Sunday, September 3rd, 2017
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North Korea conducts 6th nuclear test, says it was H-bomb

North Korea said it set off a hydrogen bomb today in its sixth nuclear test, which judging by the earthquake it set off appeared to be its most powerful explosion yet. South Korea’s weather agency estimated More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Thursday, August 31st, 2017
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EU and Britain fail to make a breakthrough in Brexit talks

The European Union warned Britain today that negotiations over its exit from the bloc have so far failed to make enough headway for discussions on a future trade deal to begin in October. Following four days of More...