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UN chief Ban Ki-moon calls for urgent end to fighting near MH17 crash site

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday called on Kiev and pro-Russian rebels to immediately stop fighting near the MH17 crash site. #Ban Ki-moon #crash #Flight #Malaysian Airlines #MH17 #plane #Russia #Secretary-General #TheySaidIt #Ukraine #UN #World

3 mins ago

Nato not prepared to deal with military threat from Russia, warn British MPs

Nato (North Atlantic Treaty Organisation) is not prepared to deal with a military threat from Russia, warned British MPs. #British MPs #Military threat #Nato #NewsTracker #North Atlantic Treaty Organisation #Russia #Sanctions against Russia #Vladimir Putin

7 mins ago

Drew Barrymore’s half-sister Jessica found dead in car

The coroner's office planned to conduct an autopsy to determine cause of death on Wednesday. #Dead #Drew Barrymore #Hollywood #Jessica Barrymore #NewsTracker #Pills

9 mins ago

Pioneer of modern documentaries Robert Drew passes away at 90

Filmmaker Robert Drew, a pioneer of the modern documentary and spontaneous style known as cinema verite, has passed away at 90. #Cinema Verite #documentary #Documentary director #Documentary films #Obit #Primary #Robert Drew

10 mins ago

Lt Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag to take over as army chief today

Lt Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag, whose appointment as army chief had kicked up a row, will on Thursday take over as the next head of the 1.3 million strong force succeeding Gen Bikram Singh who is retiring. #army chief #Bikram Singh #Dalbir Singh Suhag #India #Indian Army #Indian Peace Keeping Force #IPKF #VK Singh

15 mins ago

Chicken lovers beware: Indian breeders using antibiotics to make birds fatter

According to a report from the CSE, chicken breeders in India are relying on antibiotics to get the extra fat and it could affect bacterial resistance in humans. #Anti-biotics #Antibiotics #Bacterial resistance #Centre for Science and Environment #Chicken #HealthBuzz

16 mins ago

Moved after meeting rape survivor, Jaya gives her govt job, Rs 5 lakh

After considering the plight of the victim, Jayalalithaa invited her to the State Secretariat here and presented her a cheque of Rs five lakh from the Chief Minister's Public Relief Fund #compensation #Jayalallithaa #NewsTracker #Rape victim #Tamil Nadu

17 mins ago

Haryana: Trouble for Congress ends, Ajay Singh Yadav to continue in cabinet

The trouble in Haryana's ruling Congress over the resignation of Power Minister Ajay Singh Yadav ended on Wednesday night with the party announcing that he will continue to be in the ministry, capping his meeting with the central leadership of the party. #Bhupinder Singh Hooda #Congress #Haryana #India #NewsTracker #Politics

21 mins ago

Pune landslide live: NDRF struggles to find survivors amid bad weather

A team of 400 NDRF personnel are searching for survivors and bodies in the landslide debris battling worsening weather #Ambegaon tehsil #Maharashtra #Malin village #Narendra Modi #NDRF #NewsTracker #Pune #Pune landslide #Rajnath Singh

23 mins ago

Minor girl gangraped by five teens in Mathura, UP

A minor girl was allegedly gangraped by five teens near a school in Mathura, police said on Thursday. #Crime #Crimes against women #gangrape #India #Mathura #Minor girl #Rape #ThatsJustWrong #UP #Uttar Pradesh #Women