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WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: May 19, 2018, 09:03 AM(IST)

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Passenger plane crashes in Cuba, killing more than 100 people

More than 100 people were killed in a fiery crash of a Boeing 737 passenger plane in Cuba on Friday, with just three seriously injured survivors in hospital after being pulled from the wreckage, officials and state media said.

Ten dead in Texas school shooting, student arrested

Ten people, mostly students, were killed in a deadly attack when a 17-year-old fellow student opened fire at his Texas High school on Friday. 

JD(S), Congress MLAs arrive in Bengaluru for floor test today

Newly-elected JD(S) and Congress lawmakers from Karnataka, who had been camping in two hotels in Hyderabad to avoid any poaching bids, arrived in Bengaluru today for the crucial floor test in the state assembly.

Ahead of floor test in Karnataka, section 144 imposed in Mangalore

To avoid any kind of mishap in Karnataka ahead of the floor test, the administration has imposed Section 144 in the state's Mangalore city.

PM Modi to inaugurate India's longest road tunnel in J&K today

Zojila tunnel will India's longest road tunnel and Asia's longest bi-directional tunnel. The 14.2 km tunnel is estimated to cost over 6,000 crores and will cut travel time between Srinagar to Leh

J&K: PM Modi to inaugurate Kishanganga Hydroelectricity plant that was once halted by Pakistan

PM Modi will inaugurate Kishanganga Hydroelectric Plant, the Megawatt hydroelectricity project in Jammu and Kashmir today. 

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