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International experts reach plane crash site in east Ukraine – OSCE

KIEV (Reuters) - The OSCE security and rights organisation said its monitors, accompanied by Dutch and Australian experts, reached the crash site of a Malaysian airliner in eastern Ukraine on Thursday, two weeks after the plane came down. #Argentina #Business #facebook #France #India #markets #Mexico #opinion #Russia #Ukraine

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One-way, one-stop office for northeasterners suggested (IANS Exclusive)

New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) An IPS officer belonging to the northeast in every city with a sizable population from the region, a one-stop office for redressing complaints and setting up forums and special squads to investigate hate crimes against them are among the 60 recommendations made by the Bezbaruah Committee that recently submitted its report to the government. The 15-member committee, formed after the murder of Arunachal Pradesh youth Nido Tania in February to suggest remedial measures following a rise in number of crimes against people from the northeastern states across the country, also suggested that the Development of Northeast Region (DONER) minister, Gen. V.K #Business #Crime #India #indian #Interview #Multimedia #science #Sports #Technology

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Hungarian scientists aim for prototype of cancer surgery device

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungarian scientists are aiming for the first prototype of a new device in two years that will help surgeons distinguish between healthy tissue and tumours in a split-second as they operate and remove cancerous tissue precisely. Hungarian chemist Zoltan Takats started to work on the technology in 2002 in the United States and from 2004 onwards at the Budapest Semmelweis Medical University in cooperation with the Imperial College London, where he works now. #Brazil #Business #facebook #India #Israel #Japan #Latin America #markets #Mexico #Middle East #opinion #Russia

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US cyber snooping unacceptable, says India

New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) India Thursday raised the issue of America's cyber snooping on the country, saying it was "unacceptable" as visiting US Secretary of State John Kerry in a conciliatory note said the US would continue to work with India wherever they saw a "threat to shared interests". External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, addressing a joint press briefing with Kerry after the Fifth India-US Strategic Dialogue, said that she conveyed to Kerry that the people of India were very agitated over US surveillance activities. #Ajax #Economy #Government #India #News #Politics #Sports #Technology

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Under fire and out of cash, U.N. overwhelmed by Gaza crisis

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The United Nations in Gaza is struggling to withstand a flood of almost a quarter of a million refugees into shelters that have repeatedly come under Israeli fire. #Brazil #Business #China #Entertainment #France #Israel #Italy #Latin America #markets #Mexico

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Depression never lasts long with me: Pattinson

Los Angeles, Aug 1 (IANS) Actor Robert Pattinson feels lucky that his period of depression does not last very long. "I kind of like my anxiety in a funny sort of way and I like my peaks and troughs," dailymail.co.uk quoted Pattinson as saying. "Luckily depression never lasts long with me," added the "Twilight" star, who suffered from a heartbreak in 2012 #Crime #Education #Firefox #Government #indian #Interview #NewsTracker #Politics #Religion #science #university

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Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 p.m.

New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was Thursday adjourned till 2 p.m. as the opposition disrupted the proceedings seeking a debate on the reported bugging at union minister Nitin Gadkari's residence here #Ajax #Business #Cinema #Crime #Economy #Government #India #indian #Multimedia #News #Sports #Technology

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Explosion hits Chinese chemical plant

Beijing, Aug 1 (IANS) An explosion ripped through a chemical plant in China's Jiangsu province Thursday evening. There was no immediate casualty. The blast occurred in Changzhou City at 7.50 p.m #Ajax #Economy #Firefox #indian #Interview #Multimedia #News #NewsTracker #Religion #science #Sports #university

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Sierra Leone declares state of emergency over Ebola

FREETOWN/ACCRA (Reuters) - Sierra Leone declared a state of emergency and called in troops to quarantine epicentres of Ebola on Thursday, joining Liberia in imposing tough controls to curb the worst ever outbreak of the virus amid fears it could spread beyond West Africa. Ebola has been blamed for 672 deaths in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone, according to the World Health Organization. #Argentina #Brazil #Business #China #France #India #Latin America #markets #Mexico #Middle East #United Kingdom #Virus