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  • Cyclone Idai: '15,000 people still need to be rescued'
  • Blast erupts in factory in Egypt's Ain Sokhna, casualties reported
  • Brexit: Theresa at Brussels EU summit to urge short delay
  • Twelve rescued after blast rocks industrial park in eastern China
  • Libya at critical juncture, UN mission head tells SC
  • CM mourns passing away of former MLA & CPI(M) leader Prof Bawant Singh
  • Pak violates ceasefire twice in a day, jawan martyred on LoC
  • Aishwarya Pissay set for Portuguese round of FIM Bajas World Cup
  • Another encounter ensues b/w militants, security forces in Baramulla
  • UN court increases sentence of former Bosnian-Serb leader
  • Situation in Yemen dire, says OHCHR
  • D K Shivakumar meets Congress leaders in Mandya
  • Pentagon launches internal probe against acting chief on bias allegations
  • Karnataka appeals Maharashtra to release 4 tmc of water to mitigate drinking water problem
  • Venezuela -- worrying destabilising factor in region, Bachelet
World

Boeing: Brazil suspends operations

14 Mar 2019 | 8:44 AM

Brasilia, Mar 14 (UNI) Brazil has temporarily suspended all commercial operations with the Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft, airline officials said.

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British MPs vote to reject no-deal Brexit

British MPs vote to reject no-deal Brexit

14 Mar 2019 | 8:35 AM

London, Mar 14 (UNI) British MPs will vote on Thursday on delaying Brexit after they have rejected leaving the European Union without a deal, paving the way for a vote to seek to delay Brexit until at least the end of June.

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US grounds Boeing 737 Max planes

US grounds Boeing 737 Max planes

14 Mar 2019 | 8:12 AM

Washington, Mar 14 (UNI) The United States has grounded all Boeing 737 Max planes following a review of new data from the weekend crash of an Ethiopian Airlines jet that killed all 157 people aboard, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said in a statement on Wednesday.

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UNSC move on Masood Azhar blocked, India disappointed: MEA

14 Mar 2019 | 12:19 AM

New York, Mar 13 (UNI) India on Wednesday said it is 'disappointed' as the efforts by it and its global partners including the likes of the US and France to designate Pakistan-based JeM chief Masood Azhar as global terrorist was blocked.

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Sheikh Hasina is great leader and Mother of Humanity: US Ambassador

Sheikh Hasina is great leader and Mother of Humanity: US Ambassador

13 Mar 2019 | 11:12 PM

By Mir Afroz Zaman
Dhaka, Mar 13 ( UNI) US Ambassador to Bangladesh Earl R Miller has termed Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina as a great leader and the Mother of Humanity for sheltering so many Rohingya refugees who had fled from Myanmar due to persecution.

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Brazilian School Shooting: 8 killed including 6 children

13 Mar 2019 | 10:15 PM

Mexico City, Mar 13 (UNI) At least eight people were killed and 17 others injured when two teenage gunmen attacked a school in the southeastern Brazilian state of Sao Paolo on Wednesday.

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Toyota and JAXA unveils self-driving rover for 2029 moon landing mission

13 Mar 2019 | 7:47 PM

Tokyo, Mar 13 (UNI) Toyota motor corp and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) will jointly develop a rover to be sent to the moon in 2029, amid fierce global competition to explore Earth’s natural satellite.

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UK Parliament may go for 'No-Deal' Brexit

13 Mar 2019 | 7:08 PM

London, Mar 13 (UNI) Graham Eardley, a spokesman for the Bruges Group think tank said that the UK House of Commons would likely vote against a no-deal Brexit later on Wednesday.

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School building collapses in Nigeria's business hub

13 Mar 2019 | 6:57 PM

Lagos, Mar 13 (UNI) A school building in Lagos, Nigeria's commercial hub, on Wednesday collapsed with many primary school pupils feared dead, an eye witness and a local official said.

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Over twenty Daesh-linked terror suspects arrested in Turkey

13 Mar 2019 | 6:57 PM

Istanbul, Mar 13 (UNI) Turkish police arrested 23 suspects in separate operations against the Daesh terrorist group on Wednesday, according to police sources.

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Qatar seals pact with Turkey to purchase hundred Altay battle tanks

13 Mar 2019 | 6:50 PM

Istanbul, Mar 13 (UNI) Qatar and Turkey inked an agreement for the purchase of 100 of Turkey's indigenous main battle tank, the “Altay", according to an official.

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Defence budget: USAF seeks 35 mnn dollars inclusion for light attack experiment

13 Mar 2019 | 6:15 PM

Washington, Mar 13 (UNI) The US Air Force(USAF) has sought inclusion of 35 million dollars for light attack aircraft experiment in its fiscal year 2020 budget, to continue the effort with a more expansive set of airframes that could involve drones and jets.

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Ethiopian Airlines CEO calls for grounding all Boeing 737 Max 8 jets

Ethiopian Airlines CEO calls for grounding all Boeing 737 Max 8 jets

13 Mar 2019 | 6:11 PM

Addis Ababa, Mar 13 (UNI) The boss of Ethiopian Airlines has called for the grounding of all Boeing's 737 Max 8 aircraft until it is established they are safe to fly.

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ICAO recognizes states’ right to suspend flights of Boeing 737 MAX 8 jets

13 Mar 2019 | 6:08 PM

Washington, Mar 13 (UNI) The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) recognises the sovereign states’ rights to suspend flights of Boeing 737 MAX jets following the deadly crash in Ethiopia, ICAO Communications Chief Anthony Philbin said on Wednesday.

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