• Straight As for 96 Altrincham Grammar School for Girls students

    Straight As for 96 Altrincham Grammar School for Girls students

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    The school are exceptionally proud of all of their students but their top achiever, Jenna Fullerton whose average grade was an A*, achieving one 9 (the new A**), 6 A* and 3 A's, was one of the first girls to achieve the new 9 grade. There was a real buzz at Loreto College on Thursday morning as delighted students and their parents discussed results with one another. "Overall our results are excellent".
  • Dera Sacha Sauda Sirsa: Curfew imposed, Army deployed in sect headquarters

    Dera Sacha Sauda Sirsa: Curfew imposed, Army deployed in sect headquarters

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    Police have also set up barricades at several places in the two states, besides the common capital Chandigarh , where security has been further tightened ahead of the court verdict . Haryana has deployed 115 companies of para military forces and Punjab has deployed 75 companies of central forces besides thounsands of state police personnel.
  • Chappelle-Nadal Issues Apology To President Trump

    Chappelle-Nadal Issues Apology To President Trump

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    That comes as the St. Louis area lawmaker has resisted calls to resign for posting a Facebook comment last week that said: " I hope Trump is assassinated! ". Yet Republican Gov. Eric Greitens and others are not here for her explanation and are calling for her removal from the legislature. "It's outrageous.
  • Top Navy admiral orders fleetwide investigation following latest collision at sea

    Top Navy admiral orders fleetwide investigation following latest collision at sea

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    Efforts are underway to drain the flooded parts of the ship and restore its auxiliary systems, the US Navy said. The U.S. Navy's latest collision at sea, the fourth in its Pacific fleet this year, shows it is becoming an increasing risk to shipping in Asia despite its claims of helping to protect freedom of navigation, an official Chinese newspaper said.
  • China, India soldiers clash in Ladakh

    China, India soldiers clash in Ladakh

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    The confrontation itself was sparked after a Chinese PLA unit came across an Indian patrol on the northern bank of the Pangong Lake, which is controlled in parts by India (one-third) and China (two-thirds). In the next 3-4 days, more local level meetings are likely to take place between the two sides at different locations on the LaC. "We should maintain peace and tranquillity", external affairs ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said on Saturday.
  • Horror train derailment kills at least 23 in India

    Horror train derailment kills at least 23 in India

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    Priyadarshi said 90 people were injured in the accident and majority have been admitted at district hospital, Muzaffragnagar. Deepak Agarwal, Commissioner, Saharanpur Divison and District Magistrate, Muzaffarnagar , G S Priyadarshi said the official figure of bodies in the mortuary was 21, while another body, of a woman, was being pulled out.
  • Police make arrest in deaths of 3 children in Clinton, Maryland home

    Police make arrest in deaths of 3 children in Clinton, Maryland home

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    THREE girls under 10 have been found brutally murdered inside a USA home in what police say is one of the most horrific crime scenes they have ever worked on. 'We have not determined who the person responsible is yet, ' she said. Prince George's County Deputy Chief Sammy Patel on Friday called the slayings "one of the most hard scenes" that the department's officers have encountered, and said the department will provide counseling services to responding officers.
  • Iraqi forces make quick gains in IS-held Tal Afar

    Iraqi forces make quick gains in IS-held Tal Afar

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    Al-Abadi says IS fighters inside the town have "no option" but to surrender or die. It will be the first test of Iraq's military, particularly the elite US -trained Counterterrorism Service, after it took significant losses during the battle for Mosul.
  • Every citizen's contribution needed to transform India: PM Modi

    Every citizen's contribution needed to transform India: PM Modi

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    Gandhi added that Modi had failed to create 20 million jobs per year as promised and had instead succeeded in creating only around 100,000 jobs. "Why don't they declare Emergency straightaway for the news censorship of the media, so that at least we will have some solace, we will have some sort of satisfaction that OK nothing can happen because there is Emergency", he said.
  • Spain attack: Queen Elizabeth offers condolences to Spanish King

    Spain attack: Queen Elizabeth offers condolences to Spanish King

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    The police said they were examining a connection between the blasts in Alcanar, and ramming attacks in Barcelona and the town of Cambrils, with the assumption that the house was used to plan the acts of terror. Fourteen people died and 130 were injured in the two attacks, according to emergency services. Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and Spain's King Felipe visited Barcelona's main square nearby to observe a minute's silence.
  • USA scales back deployment to Korea for drills

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    On Friday, the Pentagon has announced that both the United States and South Korea will be conducting a joint military exercise entitled Ulchi Freedom Guardian from August 21 to August 31. The U.S. government is taking a diplomatic route in dealing with Kim. During the last Ulchi-Freedom Guardian drills, the North and South exchanged fire after two South Korean soldiers were severely injured by a landmine in the DMZ, which the South said was planted by North Korean infiltrators the night ...