Mexico earthquake: Death toll soars to 250; 21 children crushed under school in capital

Mexico City: At least 248 people were killed when a powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck Mexico on Tuesday, including 21 children crushed beneath an elementary school that was reduced to rubble. The destruction revived horrific memories in Mexico on the anniversary of another massive quake in 1985, the disaster-prone country’s deadliest ever. One of the most gut-wrenching […]

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Rohingya Muslims flee to Bangladesh, recount horrors; allege civilians collaborating with Myanmar Army

Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh: Rohingya Muslims fleeing a Myanmar military offensive arrived in Bangladesh on Monday with fresh accounts of violence and arson as a rights group called for sanctions and an arms embargo to stop what the United Nations has branded ethnic cleansing. The latest wave of violence in western Myanmar’s Rakhine State began on […]

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54 years on, Modi opens Sardar Sarovar Dam, alleges conspiracy to stop it: Congress calls it poll gimmick

After a 54-year-long delay, the Sardar Sarovar Dam was finally inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday. However, the prime minister’s comment that the dam faced numerous hurdles, did not go down well with the Congress, which called the inauguration an “election gimmick. While addressing a rally at the Dam site, Modi had said […]

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Live Korea Open Superseries, badminton live score and updates: PV Sindhu beats Okuhara to claim title

Sindhu becomes the first Indian to win the Korea Open Superseries with an outstanding 22-20, 11-21, 21-18 win over Nozomi Okuhara in the much-talked-about women’s singles final in Seoul. Championship-point for Sindhu….She came out victorious in tiring rallies and did not succumb to the pressure in the third game Sindhu is moving confidently and lifting […]

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