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Gas explosion in New Zealand's Christchurch injures several people 19.7.2019 Reuters: World News
New Zealand emergency services evacuated residents near what they said was a suspected gas explosion in the South Island city of Christchurch on Friday that left a house on fire and several people injured.
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Mexico arrests former Pemex security head with allegations of fuel theft 19.7.2019 Reuters: Money News
The Mexican attorney general's office said on Thursday it had arrested a retired general who was responsible for security at the state oil company Pemex during the previous administration for allegations of fuel theft.
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Exclusive: WeWork to host Wall Street analyst day in IPO push - sources 19.7.2019 Reuters: Money News
The We Company, parent of flexible workspace operator WeWork, plans to host an analyst day for Wall Street banks on July 31, as the company steps up its preparations for an initial public offering (IPO), people familiar with the matter ...
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Minor quake shakes Mexico City, latest in week of tremors 19.7.2019 Reuters: World News
A minor earthquake struck Mexico City on Thursday, the latest in a series of small tremors that have shaken buildings and jangled nerves across the Mexican capital over the past week.
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Saudi Arabia defends letter backing China's Xinjiang policy 19.7.2019 Reuters: World News
Saudi Arabia on Thursday defended signing a letter along with 36 other countries in support of China's policies in its western region of Xinjiang, where the United Nations says at least 1 million ethnic Uighurs and other Muslims have been detained.
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WHO flags Ebola risk in Rwanda, but then withdraws its report 19.7.2019 Reuters: World News
The World Health Organization on Thursday withdrew a report that said an Ebola patient may have entered Rwanda, suggesting the deadly virus could spread to that country for the first time.
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Eastern, Central U.S. to sizzle in weekend heat wave 19.7.2019 Reuters: World News
A heat wave threatening temperatures as high as 110 degrees F (43 C) from Friday through the weekend moved towards the eastern and central United States, igniting safety warnings.
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More Puerto Rico protests planned as governor resists calls to resign 19.7.2019 Reuters: World News
Massive and at times violent protests in Puerto Rico showed no sign of stopping as labour unions on Thursday organised a Friday march to keep up pressure on the governor to resign, while dozens of guns were stolen in a raid on police firearms centre.
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Fort Lauderdale suffers water shortage after construction mishap 19.7.2019 Reuters: World News
Faucets in the Florida city of Fort Lauderdale began running dry on Thursday after a construction firm damaged a water main, forcing the closure of City Hall and a number of businesses on a hot summer day as officials pledged to solve the problem.
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Case Against Shiv Sena Leader For Cutting Birthday Cake With Sword 19.7.2019 NDTV News - Cities
Police in Thane district have registered a case against a Shiv Sena leader after a video showing him cutting birthday cake with a sword appeared on social media.
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U.N.'s Bachelet says Congresswomen opposing Trump are 'fantastic' 19.7.2019 Reuters: World News
Four progressive Democratic members of Congress vilified by U.S. President Donald Trump are "fantastic", U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Thursday.
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Mexico president calls 'El Chapo' sentence inhumane, vows better society 19.7.2019 Reuters: World News
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Thursday called the jail conditions of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman inhumane, while vowing to bring down violence stemming from drug violence by create a society less obsessed with material ...
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Funds for Welfare of Weavers 19.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Budgetary allocation of funds is not made State-wise.  However, indicative physical targets are allotted to States and funds are released to various Implementing Agencies based on viable proposals received and utilisation of previously released funds.
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Urban Haats in Rajasthan 19.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The proposals for setting up Urban Haats for Sikar and Alwar were received from the state of Rajasthan. A Project Approval Monitoring Committee (PAMC) meeting was held under the chairmanship of Development Commissioner (Handicrafts), wherein the proposal for construction of Sikar Urban Haat could not be considered as the State Government of Rajasthan had already been constructing Urban Haat at Sikar.
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Report of UN World Food Programme 19.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The report prepared in collaboration between Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation and World Food Programme, provides a baseline using the available data from government sources which will be updated to measure the progress over a period of time as and when the new datasets of government are released.
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National Highway Projects in J&K 19.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
In order to enhance the capacity of National Highways (NHs)in Jammu & Kashmir, the Government has undertaken 17 major road development projects of  aggregate length of 1,554 km. The details of the projects are given  below:.
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Soccer: Forest Green appoint first woman to manage English men's academy 19.7.2019 Reuters: Sports News
Fourth tier side Forest Green Rovers appointed Hannah Dingley on Thursday as the first woman to manage a club academy in English men's league soccer.
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New York awards offshore wind contracts as governor signs climate bill 19.7.2019 Reuters: Money News
New York on Thursday awarded two major offshore wind contracts to Norway's Equinor and a joint venture between Denmark's Orsted and U.S. utility Eversource , procuring more of the renewable power than it had planned as part of Governor Andrew Cuomo's ambitious plan to slash greenhouse gas ...
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Bengal Man Lays Live Electric Wire To Avenge Wife's Infidelity, 3 Killed 19.7.2019 NDTV News - Cities
Three persons were electrocuted to death and six others suffered burn injuries, when a man laid live electrical wire outside his neighbour's house to take revenge against a man who had eloped with his...
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BJP Holds Protests In West Bengal Against Trinamool's Cut-Money Issue 18.7.2019 NDTV News - Latest
The BJP held statewide demonstrations in West Bengal todayin protest against TMC leaders taking "cut" money from the beneficiaries of government schemes.
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