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Air Algérie flight AH5017 wreckage found in Mali 24.7.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest
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RDSO system to check rail accidents 24.7.2014 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
RDSO system to check rail accidents
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Air Algerie flight #AH5017 crash confirmed, 116 feared dead 24.7.2014 DNA: India
Air Algerie flight AH5017 enroute from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso to Algiers, has crashed in Niger. The plane, an MD83, was carrying 110 passengers and 6 crew members. All 116 are feared dead.  Air Algerie said that it lost contact with its passenger aircraft about 50 minutes after take-off. The flight was supposed to be four hours long. Swiftair, the private Spanish company that owns the aircraft, confirmed it had lost contact with the MD-83 operated by Air Algerie. Two French fighter jets based in the region were dispatched to try locating the airliner along its probable route. The plane took off from Burkina Faso at 0117 local time and was supposed to land in Algiers at 0510 local time but never reached its destination. The plane was reportedly flying through an area affected by violent storms. An emergency search plan was initiated for the flight. Read latest updates here Major Aircraft Tragedies This Month The incident is the latest in a line of aircraft crashes in the last few months. On 17 Jul, ...
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Problem due to weak immigration laws 24.7.2014 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry has no specific report of large number of incidents of emigrant Indian labourers trapped in several countries as being the victims of fraud by the employers.
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Support to Indian workers overseas 24.7.2014 Govt of india: PIB
Whenever a complaint is received from any Indian worker abroad through telephone, e-mail, social media etc.,
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ONGC ramps up its disaster preparedness 24.7.2014 ET: Oil & Gas
In the wake of the recent GAIL pipeline mishap at Nagaram village in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, ONGC has ramped up its disaster preparedness.
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Hacking virus 'Bladabindi' prowling in Indian cyberspace 24.7.2014 Rediff: Business
The virus possesses a unique ability to acquire a safe network domain id in order to falsely add itself to the firewall exclusion list and bypass a user's firewall mechanism.
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Algeria losses contact with Air Algerie flight AH5017 over Burkina Faso; 110 people, 6 crew members on board 24.7.2014 DNA: Opinion
Algerian aviation authorities have lost contact with an Air Algerie aircraft en route from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso to Algiers, about 50 minutes after take-off, the APS state news agency reported on Monday. The flight was supposed to be four hours long.  Straites Times reports that AH5017 had about 110 people and 6 crew members listed on board; the airline has initiated emergency search plan. Spanish private airline company Swiftair on Thursday said it had lost contact with one of its airplane operated by Air Algerie with 110 passengers and six crew members on board. The company said in a notice posted on its website that the aircraft took off from Burkina Faso at 0117 local time and was supposed to land in Algiers at 0510 local time but never reached its destination. An Algieran official had earlier said it was an Airbus ...
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Emergency Medical Facilities in Trains 24.7.2014 Govt of india: PIB
First Aid Boxes have been provided on all passenger carrying trains and Augmented First Aid Boxes have been provided in nominated long distance trains.
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Hacking virus 'Bladabindi' prowling in Indian cyberspace 24.7.2014 ET: Infotech
Cyber security sleuths have alerted Indian Internet users against hacking attempts of a clandestine multi-identity virus--Bladabindi-- which steals sensitive personal information.
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Arizona execution takes nearly 2 hours, inmate gasps for 90 minutes 24.7.2014 TOI: The United States
A condemned murderer took nearly two hours to die and gasped for about 90 minutes during an execution that quickly rekindled the national debate on capital punishment in the ...
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United Nations launches probe into alleged Israeli crimes in Gaza 24.7.2014 DNA: Recent Columns
The United Nations on Wednesday launched an international inquiry into human rights violations and crimes that may have been committed by Israel during its military offensive in the Gaza Strip. The UN Human Rights Council condemned the Israeli assault which it said had involved "disproportionate and indiscriminate attacks", including aerial bombing of civilian areas, collective punishment, and the killing of more than 650 Palestinians.At the end of an emergency session, the 47-member forum adopted a resolution presented by Palestinians by a vote of 29 states in favour, 1 against (the United States) with 17 abstentions (including all nine European Union members). "We came here to try to achieve together with you at least minimum justice for children who are being dismembered, for women whose bodies are lying in the streets, to find some justice for those who are being exterminated," said Ibrahim Khraishi, ambassador of the Palestinian observer mission to the UN in Geneva. Israel and its ally United States ...
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Arizona inmate takes nearly two hours to die in botched execution 24.7.2014 TOI: The United States
An Arizona inmate took almost two hours to die by lethal injection on Wednesday and his lawyers said he "gasped and snorted" before succumbing in the latest botched execution to raise questions about the death penalty in the United ...
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Arizona killer Joseph Wood dies almost two hours after execution begins 24.7.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page

Convicted killer 'gasped and snorted' as officials attempted to execute him, as lawyers filed an emergency motion to halt the process

The controversy engulfing the death penalty in the United States escalated on Wednesday when the state of Arizona took almost two hours to kill a prisoner using an experimental concoction of drugs whose provenance it had insisted on keeping secret.

Joseph Wood took an hour and 58 minutes to die after he was injected with a relatively untested combination of the sedative midazolam and painkiller hydromorphone. For more than an hour, he was seen to be gasping and snorting, according to an emergency motion to halt the execution, filed by his lawyers.

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Morning Mail: MH17 and Gaza latest; Taiwan plane crash 24.7.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest

Guardian Australia's morning news briefing from around the web

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UN launches Gaza probe 24.7.2014 Telegraph: International
Geneva, July 23 (Reuters): The UN today launched an international inquiry into human rights violations and crimes that may have been committed by Israel during its military offensive in the Gaza Strip.
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Syndrome mystery in viral fight 24.7.2014 Telegraph: North Bengal
July 23: Union health minister Harsh Vardhan today offered Bengal emergency consultations on the encephalitis outbreak in the state, but experts cautioned that India's public health system has spent over five years fighting a mystery disease blindly and was poorly equipped to save lives.
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Delhi discom BSES Rajdhani Power Limited offers toll-free 24x7 helpline 23.7.2014 ET: Power
Citizens of south and west Delhi can now register complaints about power-related cases in their areas through a new round-the-clock toll-free helpline.
Revealed: the dirty secret of the UKs poultry industry 23.7.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest
Two-thirds of fresh retail chicken in UK contaminated with campylobacter
Guardian findings prompt investigations at three major supermarkets
Government shelves plans to name and shame suppliers

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Israel may have committed war crimes in Gaza, says UN human rights chief 23.7.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest
Navi Pillay tells emergency debate at UN human rights council that Israel has not done enough to protect civilians, and also condemns Hamas for 'indiscriminate attacks' Continue reading...
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