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No evidence found that Malaysia jet’s voice recorder tampered with – Dutch

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The Dutch Safety Board, which is leading an international inquiry into the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, said on Wednesday investigators had found no evidence that the jet's "black box" voice recorder had been tampered with. The DSB also said it expected to get the information it needs from the crash site in eastern Ukraine, although much evidence had been damaged or lost. #Arabic #Argentina #Business #Entertainment #facebook #Latin America #Mexico #Middle East #Russia

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British-Indian author longlisted for Man Booker Prize

London, July 23 (IANS) A novel written by a British Indian author has made it to the first long list of the coveted Man Booker Prize for fiction for this year. London-based Neel Mukherjee was among 2014 longlist or Man Bookers 'Dozen' for his novel "The Lives of Others" which was published in May this year, a Man Booker statement Wednesday said. #city #Congress #Economy #Education #Firefox #Multimedia #Muslim #NewsTracker #Politics #Sports #Technology

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UN body condemns shelling of school in Gaza

Gaza, July 23 (IANS/WAM) The UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) Wednesday strongly condemned the shelling of one of its schools in the central area of Gaza which was sheltering hundreds of Palestinians displaced by the current fighting. UNRWA's Maghazi Preparatory Girls School, in the Maghazi refugee camp, where approximately 300 internally displaced people had sought refuge, was Monday struck by explosive ordnance believed to have been fired by Israeli forces #city #Education #Latin America #Muslim #News #NewsTracker #science #Security #Sports

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I am from northeast… but I am not Mowgli! (Comment)

"Does the Rajdhani Express go to Assam?" I thought I had heard something wrong. #Business #Cinema #Congress #Multimedia #NewsTracker #science #Sports #Technology

28 mins ago

Hamas tactics exact high toll in Israeli ground thrust

GAZA (Reuters) - Using tunnels, mines, booby traps and snipers, Hamas fighters have inflicted record casualties on Israeli troops waging an offensive in the Gaza Strip, applying years of training in urban warfare with a new tactical acumen and suicidal resolve. The Israelis say weapons and know-how supplied by Iran and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah make Hamas a more formidable foe. #Arabic #Argentina #Business #facebook #France #India #Israel #Japan #Latin America #opinion #United Kingdom

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Ethiopia vows to eliminate child marriage, FGM

Addis Ababa, July 23 (IANS) The Ethiopian government has vowed to eliminate child marriage and female genital mutilation (FGM) by 2025. Ethiopian Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonnen Tuesday announced a package of action at a global summit in London, hosted jointly by the British government and Unicef, Xinhua reported #Business #Cinema #city #Education #Firefox #Latin America #Multimedia #Muslim #Religion #Security #Sports

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Bengal governor-designate Tripathi reaches Kolkata

Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) West Bengal governor-designate Keshari Nath Tripathi arrived here Wednesday. He would be sworn in Thursday #Business #city #Congress #Education #News #NewsTracker #Politics #Technology

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Is Shimla still a ‘pedestrian city’, asks high court

Shimla, July 23 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court has asked the state government whether Shimla still retains the tag of a pedestrian city where the walkers have the right to walk freely. Hearing a petition on vehicular problems of Shimla filed by a city resident, Dharam Pal Thakur, the court asked the government Tuesday if the provisions of the Shimla Roads Users and Pedestrians (Public Safety and Convenience) Act, 2007, are being enforced. "The government should file a status report on the implementation of the road user act and also furnish a list of permits granted by the authorities for plying of vehicles on sealed and restricted roads in Shimla," said a division bench of Chief Justice Mansoor Ahmad Mir and Justice Tarlok Singh Chauhan. #Business #Cinema #Congress #Economy #Education #India #Latin America #Multimedia #Religion #science #Sports

43 mins ago

EXCLUSIVE – Ukraine rebel commander acknowledges fighters had BUK missile

DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - A powerful Ukrainian rebel leader has confirmed that pro-Russian separatists had anti-aircraft missiles of the type Washington says were used to shoot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. #Brazil #China #Entertainment #France #Japan #Latin America #Russia #United States

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Modi releases Sardar Patel’s biography in Braille

New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday released a biography of independent India's first home minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in Braille, an official statement said. #Business #Congress #Crime #Economy #Education #Firefox #Muslim #News #Politics #Religion #Technology