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Daily Archives: July 17, 2014

Actress and singer Elaine Stritch passes away at 89

Birmingham, 17 July-2014, WSJ: Elaine Stritch, an actress and singer whose brassy, whiskey-soaked voice, acerbic wit and hard-won understanding of human frailty made her an indomitable show-business force on stage and screen, died July 17 at her home in Birmingham, Mich. She was 89. Actress and singer Elaine Stritch passes …

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Malaysian airliner reportedly shot down by militants over eastern Ukraine

Moscow, 17 July-2014, Agencies: A Malaysian airliner was shot down over eastern Ukraine by militants on Thursday, killing all 295 people aboard, a Ukrainian interior ministry official was quoted as saying by Interfax-Ukraine news agency. Malaysian airliner reportedly shot down by militants over eastern Ukraine It said the Boeing plane …

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Hamas resumes rocket firing after temporary ceasefire

Gaza Strip, 17 July-2014, AP: Gaza residents rushed to banks, vegetable markets and shops Thursday during a first U.N.-brokered lull in 10 days of Israel-Hamas fighting, but a quick resumption in hostilities after it ended signaled that a permanent truce remains elusive. Hamas resumes rocket firing after temporary ceasefire Hamas …

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Typhoon Rammasun heads towards China after hitting Philippines

Manila, 17 July-2014(Reuters): The Philippines set to work clearing debris, reconnecting power and rebuilding flattened houses on Thursday after a typhoon swept across the country killing 38 people, with at least eight missing, rescue officials said. Typhoon Rammasun heads towards China after hitting Philippines Typhoon Rammasun, the strongest storm to hit …

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Exited the Humanity and sympathy from NDA led Indian Government

Noida, 17 July-2014,Wasim Akram Tyagi : Exited the Humanity and sympathy from NDA led Indian Government.Unlimited bombing on Palestine is continuing from last a few weeks where the NDA led Government of India has refused to intervention by saying that they will not condemn these attacks. Exited the Humanity and …

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Microsoft to cut up to 18,000 jobs worldwide by next year

New York, 17 July-2014, PTI: In the first major realignment of workforce since India-born Satya Nadella took over as CEO, Microsoft has announced slashing of up to 18,000 jobs worldwide by next year as the software giant attempts to sharpen focus on cloud and mobile offerings. Microsoft to cut up …

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Obi launches a flagship smartphone Octopus S520 for Rs. 11,990

New Delhi, 17 July-2014, PTI: Obi Mobiles, a company co-founded by former Apple CEO John Sculley, on Thursday launched its flagship handset for Rs. 11,990 in the fiercely competitive Indian smartphone market. Obi launches a flagship smartphone Octopus S520 for Rs. 11,990 The ‘Octopus S520’, which will be sold exclusively …

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