Two dead, nine hurt in Minneapolis school explosion

Two dead, nine hurt in Minneapolis school explosion

    MINNEAPOLIS, August 3 (Reuters) – Two people were killed and nine injured on Wednesday after a gas explosion ripped through a Christian private school in Minneapolis, starting a fire and causing a building to collapse, authorities said.   The body of a school employee who had been missing for most of the day […]

Study: Just going outdoors could become deadly in South Asia

Study: Just going outdoors could become deadly in South Asia

    NEW DELHI, August 3 (AP) — Venturing outdoors may become deadly across wide swaths of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh by the end of the century as climate change drives heat and humidity to new extremes, according to a new study.   These conditions could affect up to a third of the people living […]

Myanmar not setting up trading zone at India border

    Nay Pyi Taw, Aug 3 (IANS) The Myanmar government will not set up a trading zone on its border with India due to insufficient basic requirements and poor potential trading, a top commerce official told the House of Representatives here.   When asked by parliamentarians on Wednesday if there was a plan for […]

Two militants killed in J&K

    Srinagar, August 3 (IANS) Two militants of Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) outfit were killed on Thursday by the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam district, police said.   Police said the militants were killed in an operation by the security forces in Gopalpora village in Kulgam district.   “Two weapons have been recovered […]

Trump signs Russia sanctions bill, Moscow calls it ‘trade war’

Trump signs Russia sanctions bill, Moscow calls it ‘trade war’

    WASHINGTON, August 3 (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump grudgingly signed into law new sanctions against Russia on Wednesday, a move Moscow said amounted to a full-scale trade war and an end to hopes for better ties with the Trump administration.   Congress overwhelmingly approved the legislation last week, passing a measure that […]

Sharapova withdraws from Stanford with injury

Sharapova withdraws from Stanford with injury

    August 3(Reuters) – Maria Sharapova has withdrawn from the Stanford Classic ahead of her second round match on Wednesday due to soreness in her left arm, the former world number one said.   Sharapova, who was competing as a wildcard in her fourth tournament back after a 15-month doping ban, said she started […]

MLS chief expects Beckham to win approval for Miami club

MLS chief expects Beckham to win approval for Miami club

    August 3 (REUTERS) – Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber said on Wednesday that he expected to be celebrating soon with David Beckham on his ownership of a new club in Miami pending the resolution of a “couple of issues”.   Beckham’s bid to win approval for a Miami franchise was taken up […]

‘We are stranded; Bridge please!’

‘We are stranded; Bridge please!’

    Morung Express News Dimapur | August 2   On the morning of Wednesday, August 2, several nursery school children who study in Naga United Village gathered near the Patkai-Siethekiema-Showuba road—a road they now take to reach school. They stood there all morning to tell the Chief Minister of Nagaland’s entourage—“We are stranded; Bridge […]

CM directs immediate road and bridge repairs

CM directs immediate road and bridge repairs

      Says 19 people died and 5 persons remain missing in flood related incidents   DIMAPUR, AUGUST 2 (MExN): Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang today visited flood affected areas at Naharbari, United Colony and Ekhyo-yan in Dimapur and inspected damaged bridges at 4th mile and Nagarjan along with the legislators of Dimapur District.   […]

Neymar tells Barcelona he is leaving

Neymar tells Barcelona he is leaving

    MADRID, August 2 (Reuters): Neymar’s record-breaking 222 million euros ($263 million) transfer to French side Paris Saint-Germain moved a step closer on Wednesday when Barcelona said he had informed them of his intention to leave.   His move to PSG has been heavily flagged in European media but has yet to be completed. […]

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