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Plane crashes on California freeway, rear-ends car, kills 1

Plane crashes on California freeway, rear-ends car, kills 1

In a freak accident, a small plane crashed on a California freeway, slamming into a car parked on the side of the road, killing a woman and seriously injuring five others, including the pilot, officials said. The accident occurred when the plane made an emergency landing on a Southern California freeway and rear-ended a car [...]

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Rajnath assures security to students of NIT Srinagar

Rajnath assures security to students of NIT Srinagar

Home Minister Rajnath Singh today assured full security toNIT Srinagar students, saying that they should not worry about their safety in the wake of clashes between two groups after the India-West Indies cricket match on Thursday. Singh called up Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohraand Director General of Police (DGP) K Rajendra Kumar and [...]

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Power outage cripples Manila airport, thousands stranded

Power outage cripples Manila airport, thousands stranded

A rare power outage plunged a major section of the Philippine capital’s main airport into darkness overnight, forcing flight cancellations that stranded thousands today. As many as 78 flights by the country’s largest carrier Cebu Pacific were cancelled, affecting nearly 14,000 passengers, the company said in a statement. Flag carrier Philippine Airlines also said some [...]

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Power outage cripples Manila airport, thousands stranded

Power outage cripples Manila airport, thousands stranded

A rare power outage plunged a major section of the Philippine capital’s main airport into darkness overnight, forcing flight cancellations that stranded thousands today. As many as 78 flights by the country’s largest carrier Cebu Pacific were cancelled, affecting nearly 14,000 passengers, the company said in a statement. Flag carrier Philippine Airlines also said some [...]

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Muslim family in US upset after teacher calls boy a terrorist

Muslim family in US upset after teacher calls boy a terrorist

A 12-year-old Muslim boy has accused his teacher of religiously targeting him by calling him a “terrorist” in front of his peers in the US state of Texas, prompting school authorities to probe the incident. Waleed Abushaaban, a 7th grade student in First Colony Middle School has been the butt of “bomb” jokes and ridicule [...]

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Elderly blind woman raped in UP

Elderly blind woman raped in UP

A 60-year-old blind woman was allegedly raped by an unidentified person in a village in Badaut area here, police said today. The incident took place on Friday when an unidentified person entered the house of the woman and raped her, they said. Police said a complaint in this regard was registered by the victim yesterday. [...]

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Delhi to showcase heritage, promote tourism at intl fests

Delhi to showcase heritage, promote tourism at intl fests

In order to promote the national capital’s heritage and culture on foreign soil and attract more international tourists, the Delhi government has proposed to participate in a number of events which will be organized in London,Berlin and other cities of the world this year. Besides, the Arvind Kejriwal government has also plans to participate in [...]

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U.S., China lock step on climate measures

U.S., China lock step on climate measures

WASHINGTON, April 1  —Environmental advocacy groups praised pledges made by the U.S. and Chinese governments on climate change initiatives as a breakthrough for momentum. U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed in Washington, D.C., to collaborate on climate change by signing agreements outlined last year at a U.N.-backed summit in Paris. The [...]

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Gazprom focusing efforts on Eastern Europe

Gazprom focusing efforts on Eastern Europe

MOSCOW, April 1  — Russian energy company Gazprom said it was working to meet the full gas demands for South Ossetia, a republic near the center of rows over European power. Gazprom Chairman Alexei Miller met in Moscow with South Ossetian President Leonid Tibilov to review gas supplies to the former republic of Georgia. “The [...]

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Australian company Santos charting new path

Australian company Santos charting new path

ADELAIDE, Australia, April 1 —Australian energy company Santos said Friday it drafted a new team of executives tasked with setting up an operating model to navigate the low oil price era. The company said it appointed six new members to an executive team with expertise ranging from exploration to capital development. Reporting to CEO Kevin [...]

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Maersk Oil to close Houston office

Maersk Oil to close Houston office

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, April 1 — Danish oil company Maersk said it would manage its U.S. assets in the Gulf of Mexico from Copenhagen as it moves to shut down its offices in Houston. Directly employing about 60 people in Houston, Maersk said it was closing its offices in Houston in an effort to streamline corporate [...]

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Austrian energy company OMV moving closer to Russia

Austrian energy company OMV moving closer to Russia

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, April 1  — Austrian energy company OMV said Friday it was building stronger ties with its Russian partners, noting markets were conducive to tight cooperation. OMV and Russian gas company Gazprom signed agreements in St. Petersburg aimed at strengthening the strategic cooperation between both companies. Included in the terms of the deal [...]

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