N Srinivasan set to represent Tamil Nadu at BCCI special general meeting

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Chennai: N Srinivasan will represent Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) at the BCCI's special general meeting to be held in Mumbai on June 26. TNCA's executive committee has nominated Srinivasan to be the association's representative at the meet, an official said. He would also attend the stat...

Iraqi forces battle toward heart of Mosul’s Old City

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By Sergei Karazy and Maher Chmaytelli | MOSUL/ERBIL, Iraq MOSUL/ERBIL, Iraq Iraqi forces battled their way along two streets that meet in the heart of Mosul's Old City on Friday, and said they aimed to open routes for civilians to flee Islamic State's last stand there.U.S.-trained urban warfare u...

Five London tower blocks evacuated over fire safety concerns

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Thousands of residents in a sprawling north London housing estate were forced to leave their apartments late on Friday after fire checks carried out in the wake of the deadly Grenfell Tower blaze found the buildings to be unsafe. Amid chaotic scenes, residents clutching children, pets and small a...

Punjab passes bill to enable hotels near highways serve liquor

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The Punjab Assembly today passed a Bill to enable hotels, restaurants and other notified places near highways in the state to supply alcohol.However, restriction on opening of liquor vends within 500 metres of highways will remain as per the directions of the Supreme Court issued in December last...

Five London tower blocks evacuated over fire safety concerns

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Thousands of residents in a sprawling north London housing estate were forced to leave their apartments late on Friday after fire checks carried out in the wake of the deadly Grenfell Tower blaze found the buildings to be unsafe. Amid chaotic scenes, residents clutching children, pets and small a...

Jammu and Kashmir Police DSP Ayub Pandith lynched: Cops to probe security lapse

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Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police have initiated a probe over the death of deputy superintendent of police, Mohammed Ayub Pandith after initial investigations revealed that the killing was a major security lapse. "We are investigating the circumstances in which the police officer lost his life. ...