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BPCL profit slides 71 pc in Q1 to Rs 3,015 crore

19 Jul 2024 | 6:07 PM

New Delhi, July 19 (UNI) State-run Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) on Friday reported 71.42% year-on-year decline in standalone net profit for the April-June quarter (Q1) of the current financial year 2024-25 at Rs 3,014.77 crore.

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13 Palestinians killed in Israeli airstrikes in central Gaza

19 Jul 2024 | 6:04 PM

Gaza, July 19 (UNI) At least 13 Palestinians were killed and dozens of others wounded in an Israeli bombing on two houses in the Nuseirat refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip, said Palestinian sources on Friday.

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One suspected rebel killed in Philippine clash

19 Jul 2024 | 3:20 PM

Manila, July 19 (UNI) A suspected rebel has been killed in a clash with a team of police and soldiers in Rizal province, east of the Philippine capital region, police said Friday.

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Bangladesh quota protests: 17 killed, hundreds wounded in violent clashes

Bangladesh quota protests: 17 killed, hundreds wounded in violent clashes

19 Jul 2024 | 2:23 PM

Dhaka, July 19 (UNI) Thousands of students armed with sticks and rocks battled with armed police in Dhaka as the Bangladeshi government cut off certain mobile internet access to quell protests over civil sector hiring quotas, Al Jazeera reported.

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Al-Qaeda leader arrested in Pakistan

Al-Qaeda leader arrested in Pakistan

19 Jul 2024 | 2:18 PM

Islamabad, July 19 (UNI) The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) of Pakistan's east Punjab province has arrested Al-Qaeda leader Amin Muhammad Ul Haq Saam Khan during a raid in Jehlum district, an official statement said on Friday.

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Vessel attacked in Gulf of Aden

19 Jul 2024 | 12:01 PM

Sanaa, July 19 (UNI) A ship has been attacked with projectiles in the Gulf of Aden, with no casualties reported, the United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO), part of the UK Royal Navy, said on Friday.

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Bangladesh quota protests: Students vow ‘shutdown’ as 17 killed

Bangladesh quota protests: Students vow ‘shutdown’ as 17 killed

19 Jul 2024 | 11:56 AM

Dhaka, July 19 (UNI) Thousands of students armed with sticks and rocks battled with armed police in Dhaka as the Bangladeshi government cut off certain mobile internet access to quell protests over civil sector hiring quotas, Al Jazeera reported.

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Musk refutes reports on alleged monthly $45mln funding to Trump's reelection campaign

19 Jul 2024 | 11:29 AM

Washington, July 19 (UNI) US billionaire entrepreneur and X Corp. owner Elon Musk said on Friday that he did not pledge to provide monthly funding worth $45 million to support the election campaign of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.

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Singapore sends military vessel, helicopter to rescue tankers on fire

Singapore sends military vessel, helicopter to rescue tankers on fire

19 Jul 2024 | 11:10 AM

Singapore, July 19 (UNI) Singapore has dispatched a navy ship and an air force helicopter to rescue two tankers on fire within its Maritime Search and Rescue Region, said the Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) Friday.

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Helicopter with four people on board disappears in Russia

19 Jul 2024 | 10:16 AM

Moscow, July 19 (UNI) A Robinson helicopter with a pilot and three passengers aboard has disappeared 80 kilometers (50 miles) away from the village of Chagda in Russia's Sakha Republic (Yakutia), the press office of the main regional department of the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations said on Friday.

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Internet in Bangladesh nearly completely shut down amid unrest

Internet in Bangladesh nearly completely shut down amid unrest

19 Jul 2024 | 10:11 AM

Dhaka, July 19 (UNI) Bangladesh is currently experiencing a near-total national internet shutdown, internet performance monitoring organisation NetBlocks said on Thursday.

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China launches new Earth observation satellite

China launches new Earth observation satellite

19 Jul 2024 | 9:53 AM

Beijing, July 19 (UNI) China on Friday sent a new Earth observation satellite into space from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in north China's Shanxi Province.

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One dead in house fire in Philippine capital

19 Jul 2024 | 9:52 AM

Manila, July 19 (UNI) A 77-year-old woman died after a fire engulfed her house in the Philippine capital region at dawn on Friday, the Bureau of Fire Protection said.

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Trump says will end every global crisis created by Biden, including Ukraine conflict

Trump says will end every global crisis created by Biden, including Ukraine conflict

19 Jul 2024 | 9:50 AM

Washington, July 19 (UNI) Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has said during his speech at the 2024 Republican National Convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, that he will end every single global crisis, including the conflict in Ukraine, if he is elected president of the United States in November.

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Houthis claim responsibility for 'military operation' in Israel

19 Jul 2024 | 9:18 AM

Tel Aviv, July 19 (UNI) Yemen's Ansar Allah movement, also known as the Houthis, vowed to reveal details about a "military operation" that targeted Tel Aviv against the background of the explosion in the Israeli city, Reuters reported on Friday, citing the movement's statement.

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