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by OJ George

Disruptive interventions the fate of the people
Recent times have wrought disruptive interventions on the people in several ways, for they had to queue themselves up before various authorities.

Earlier, for exchanging banned notes, for Aadhaar, PAN card, corrections and what not, they had to sweat it out.

Now they have to produce their ration cards for getting salary and pension.

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Grenfell tower in West London in blaze, at least 12 killed, more deaths feared
At least 12 people have died after a huge fire ripped through a west London tower block, with many residents still missing amid reports of people trapped in their homes. More deaths are feared.

Up to 600 people are believed to have been inside 120 flats in the 24-storey Grenfell Tower when the bl
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Theresa May says she will form government
British Prime Minister Theresa May will form a government supported by a small Northern Irish party after her Conservative Party lost its parliamentary majority in an election debacle days before talks on Britainís EU departure are due to begin.

A stony-faced May, speaking on the doorstep of her
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Armed men attack Iran Parliament, mausoleum of Khomeini
Armed men launched two attacks in Iran's capital on Wednesday morning, killing a guard at the parliament and wounding several people in the Mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini in southern Tehran, state media reported.

Lawmaker Elias Hazrati said three attackers, one with a pistol and two with AK-47 a
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Pakistan more of a threat than an ally: US think tank
Pakistan is still a sanctuary for the Taliban and the Haqqani network and more of a threat than an ally, a top US think tank has said, while asserting that the Trump administration should make it clear to Islamabad that it will face sanctions if it continues to support them.

"Afghanistan is curre
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Sever diplomatic ties with Qatar
Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates announced on Monday they were severing diplomatic ties with Qatar, as tensions escalate in the region over accusations Doha sponsors terrorism.

Saudi news agency SPA said Riyadh cut diplomatic ties and closed borders with its neighbour to
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Terror attack in London again, seven killed scores hurt

Van being driven at high speed mows down pedestrians on London Bridge

Occupants get
out of car, begin stabbing people at bars, restaurants
seven civilians killed, dozens injured; 3 terrorists shot dead

A van driving at high speed mowed down pedestrians on London Bridge late Sat
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