More than 144000 evacuated as Bali’s Mount Agung volcano threatens to erupt

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More than 144,000 people have fled from a rumbling volcano on popular tourist island Bali, but officials Saturday urged evacuees who live outside the immediate danger zone to return home. Mount Agung, 75 kilometres (47 miles) from the tourist hub of Kuta, has been shaking since August, causing fears it could erupt for the first time since 1963 and triggering More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
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Rohingya crisis: Mass graves of Hindus tortured by militants unearthed in Myanmar

Bodies of 45 Hindus have been discovered in three mass graves in the Myanmar’s conflict-torn northern Rakhine state, the officials said blaming Muslim insurgents for the killings. Rakhine state has been in More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Sunday, September 24th, 2017
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Swaraj attacks Pak at UN; says India fights against poverty while Pak promotes terrorism

Hitting out at Pakistan for creating terror groups like LeT, JeM, Hizbul Mujahideen and the Haqqani Network, India today asked Pakistani leaders to introspect as to why their country is infamous as the “pre- More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Hurricane Maria leaves entire island of Puerto Rico without electricity

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 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...