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China: At least 67 people killed in power plant accident

Over 67 people were killed after a platform under construction at a power plant in eastern China collapsed early on Thursday. The latest industrial accident in a nation with a miserable safety record killed at least 67 people so far. According to the official Xinhua news agency, a cooling tower[Read More…]

ISIS used chemical arms 52 times in Iraq, Syria, says report

The Islamic State has used chemical weapons at least 52 times on Iraq and Syria since 2014, an Independent analysis said. IHS Conflict Monitor, a London based intelligence collection and analysis service, analysed that more than one-third of the chemical attacks have carried out in and around Mosul, ISIS stronghold[Read More…]

“I’m not Coldplay”

A comedian named Chris Martin was confused after he gained 500 Twitter followers post Coldplay band concert in Mumbai. He has same name as the lead singer of band. “To the 500 Indian followers I gained in the last day I’m not in Coldplay.” He also updated his Twitter profile[Read More…]

6.9-magnitude earthquake hits Fukushima, triggers tsunami

A powerful 6.9-magnitude earthquake hits Japan’s Fukushima and Miyagi has triggered tsunami waves of more than one metre, US Geological Survey said The quake struck at about 6:00 am local time (2:30 am IST). National media reported minor injuries and damages. National broadcaster NHK urged residents to seek higher grounds[Read More…]

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