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  • New Zealand police backtracks, says not to conduct criminal probe into volcano deaths
  • Air traffic remains suspended at Srinagar airport for 4th day
  • Life crippled in Kashmir due to strike on HR day
  • Grant citizenship to Sri Lankan Tamils : Sri Sri Ravi Shankar urges Centre
  • Dilip Buildcon bags order from Delhi Metro Rail Corporation
  • Hyundai announces price hike from Jan 2020
  • Need for greater clarity of pension funds, says RS MP
  • Chilean Air Force plane with 38 on board recognised as crashed
  • Tea plantation workers' training started under PMKVY
  • Anti-CAB bandh paralyses Assam
  • Security beefed up in and around Parliament
  • Chilean warplane with 38 people on board recognised as crashed : Air Force
  • Indefinite strike continues against CAB: Tripura govt warns action
  • Three die, 17 injured as mini-truck overturns in Aligarh
  • Review meeting on Darjeeling Heritage Railway held between NFR and UNESCO
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Three killed in chemical plant blast in N China

Three killed in chemical plant blast in N China

Hohhot, Apr 24 (UNI) Three people were killed and five others injured in a chemical plant explosion in the city of Ulanqab, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, on early Wednesday morning, local authorities said.

The injured have been sent to the hospital, reported Xinhua.

The explosion occured at 0255 hrs in Dongxing Chemical Co Ltd, a subsidiary of Inner Mongolia Yidong Group Corp Ltd, according to the city authorities.



The local government has mobilized to fight fire and search for survivors.

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Chilean Air Force plane with 38 on board recognised as crashed

Chilean Air Force plane with 38 on board recognised as crashed

10 Dec 2019 | 12:04 PM

Santiago, Dec 10 (UNI) The Chilean Air Force said the missing C130 Hercules warplane had been recognised as crashed and search for wreckage and survivors continues.

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Volcanic eruption in New Zealand leaves five dead

Volcanic eruption in New Zealand leaves five dead

10 Dec 2019 | 9:00 AM

Wellington, Dec 10 (UNI) At least five people were killed and eight went missing after the volcanic eruption in New Zealand's White Island, police confirmed on Tuesday.

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Guterres urges donors to boost emergency response fund pledges

Guterres urges donors to boost emergency response fund pledges

10 Dec 2019 | 8:53 AM

United Nations, Dec 10 (UNI) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has urged donors to provide more support to the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) at a high-level pledging event.

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Collective efforts a must to eliminate extremism, says BD JS Speaker Dr Shirin

10 Dec 2019 | 8:42 AM

Dhaka, Dec 10 (UNI) Bangladesh Speaker of Jatiyo Sangsad Dr Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury on Tuesday stressed the need for collective efforts at International and regional levels to eliminate extremism for building a peaceful world.

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Canada charges Volkswagen with environment protection law violations

10 Dec 2019 | 6:15 AM

Ottawa, Dec 10 (UNI) The Canadian government has charged German automaker Volkswagen with 60 counts of violating federal emissions regulations, Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) said in a statement.

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