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27 towers fail fire safety checks in Britain, hundreds evacuated 24.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Twenty seven high-rise residential towers in 15 council areas in England have failed fire cladding safety tests, the government said on Saturday.
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Five London towers evacuated over fire safety concerns 24.6.2017 News
Nearly 4,000 residents were forced to leave five tower blocks in north London
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Away from public eye A life in misery and hardship 24.6.2017 Hindu: Home
Issues of accessibility and assistance have shut the doors of education on students of the tribal hamlet of Edamalakudi
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Innopolis: Destination next for technology firms in Russia 24.6.2017 Hindu: News
Newest Russian city eyes IT capital tag; dangles hi-tech university to attract firms
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In Mumbai, Taj Palace gets a trademark 24.6.2017 Hindu: Home
India’s Trade Mark Registry has assigned an image trademark to Mumbai’s Taj Mahal Palace hotel. This makes it the first structure in India to get such a trademark registration — one of many firsts of ...
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Surge of Saudi nationalism hurts US 24.6.2017 Rediff: Columns
'The surge of Saudi nationalism is the last thing Washington wants,' says Ambassador M K Bhadrakumar.
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Thousands evacuated as 27 UK high-rise towers fail safety test 24.6.2017 Zee News : World
The estates evacuated were found to have cladding similar to Grenfell Tower, which Scotland Yard confirmed as a factor for the fire spreading rapidly through the 24-storey building after a fridge-freezer burst in one of the flats.  
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Retired engineer’s murder solved 24.6.2017 Hindu: Bangalore
The Yelahanka police have arrested a 29-year-old habitual offender who bludgeoned a 67-year-old retired engineer to death while trying to rob him at his house in Yelahanka New town on June 21. He also...
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Six-year-old boy dies after being dumped in a sump 24.6.2017 Hindu: Bangalore
Bengaluru: A flower vendor killed a six-year-old boy by dumping him in the water sump of an under construction house near by his house in Bilekahalli on Bannerghatta Road on Saturday, after he got int...
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Chaos as hundreds forced to evacuate from London tower blocks 24.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Residential areas in north London witnessed chaos and confusion on Saturday as hundreds of residents from four apartment blocks were forced to evacuate amid fears over the buildings' high fire risk.
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Thousands evacuated as 27 UK high-rise towers fail safety test 24.6.2017 deccanherald.com
Thousands of residents were today evacuated from four housing towers as the UK government in the wake of the deadly Grenfell Tower blaze found 27 high-rise residential blocks across Britain unsafe. Residents of 650 flats in four tower blocks on an estate in the Swiss Cottage area of north London were evacuated last night by the local Camden Council, following tests ordered in the wake of the Grenfell Tower blaze on June 14, which claimed at least 79 lives and displaced hundreds others. The estates evacuated were found to have cladding similar to Grenfell Tower, which Scotland Yard confirmed as a factor for the fire spreading rapidly through the 24-storey building after a fridge-freezer burst in one of the flats. Local councils and housing authorities have been given until Monday to submit cladding samples for these tests to ensure the material used on the exterior of their residential blocks are not made up of similar flammable material as in the massive Grenfell Tower blaze in west London last week. The ...
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27 apartment blocks in London fail fire safety tests 24.6.2017 TimesOfIndia
Twenty seven high-rise apartment blocks have failed fire cladding safety tests that were launched in the wake of the Grenfell Tower blaze. Communities department said local government staff would work with the fire services to determine what action needed to be taken next.
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London council evacuates tower blocks as fire fallout widens 24.6.2017 Hindu: Home
Camden council said about 650 apartments were evacuated. Initial reports had said that as many as 800 were affected.
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An Indian techie's layoff survival guide 24.6.2017 ET: Jobs
NASSCOM-McKinsey report indicates that IT majors will lay off around 6 lakh people in the next 3 years. What should you do as a techie hit by the lay-offs?
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British government says 27 apartment blocks fail fire safety tests 24.6.2017 Zee News : World
Late on Friday nearly 4,000 residents were forced to leave five tower blocks in north London after firefighters said it was unsafe for them to stay. 
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A slippery shortcut 24.6.2017 Hindu: Cities
Due to poor coordination between Metrowater and Corporation, V.C. Garden First Street has become unmotorable
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Catch 'em young: The new 'mantra' to revitalise public libraries 24.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Once a favourite spot for learners and scholars, most of the 70,000 plus public libraries in India have now turned into haunted houses with few visitors to grace their premises.
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Slice of life 24.6.2017 Hindu: Home
Fresh art graduates look at the city through multiple vantage points
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Suicide bomber blows himself up as Saudis foil Mecca plot 24.6.2017 deccanherald.com
A suicide bomber blew himself up near the Grand Mosque at Mecca as police disrupted a plot to target the holiest site in Islam just as the fasting month of Ramadan ends, Saudi security forces said today. The Interior Ministry said it launched a raid around Jiddah, as well as two areas in Mecca itself, including the Ajyad Al-Masafi neighborhood, located near the Grand Mosque. There, police said they engaged in a shootout at a three-story house a suicide bomber, who blew himself up and led to the buildings collapse. He was killed while the blast wounded six foreigners and five members of security forces, according to the Interior Ministrys statement. Five others were arrested, including a woman, it said. Saudi state television aired footage after the raid Friday near the Grand Mosque, showing police and rescue personnel running through the neighborhoods narrow streets. The blast demolished the building, its walls crushing a parked car as what appeared to be shrapnel and bullet holes peppered nearby ...
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Priorities and nature of ties with India, Pakistan different: White House 24.6.2017 Zee News : World
"We realise that the pace and scope of that relationship is going to be different in each case," the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity said in response to a question on concerns in Pakistan with regard to increasing ties with India.
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