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after two review meetings on the water situation, We will go to Phursungi gram panchayat to question its staff on what documents they had checked before preparing the birth certificate, said sub-inspector Raut For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Reuters | Jerusalem | Updated: July 14 2017 12:32 pm An aerial view shows the Dome of the Rock (R) on the compound known to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount and the Western Wall (L) in Jerusalem’s Old City (Reuters Photo File) Top News Three gunmen opened fire at police near Jerusalem’s holiest site on Friday wounding three Israelis two of them critically before the attackers were killed by security forces Israeli police said The gunmen arrived at the sacred site known to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount and walked towards one of the Old City gates nearby police spokeswoman Luba Simri said “When they saw policemen they shot towards them and then escaped towards one of the mosques in the Temple Mount compound” Simri said “A chase ensued and the three terrorists were killed by police” She said three firearms were found on their bodies Mobile phone video footage aired by Israeli media showed several policemen chasing a man and shooting him down at the site which is a popular place for foreign tourists to visit Israeli authorities are still working to identify the attackers police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said There was no immediate comment from Palestinian officials The Israeli ambulance service Magen David Adom said three Israelis were wounded two critically Tensions are often high around the marble-and-stone compound that houses the Aqsa Mosque and the golden Dome of the Rock It is managed by Jordanian authorities and is adjacent to the Western Wall the holiest site where Jews are permitted to pray Police said Friday prayers for Muslims would not be held at the site following the attack A wave of Palestinian street attacks that began in 2015 has slowed but not stopped At least 255 Palestinians and one Jordanian citizen have been killed since the violence began Israel says at least 173 of those killed were carrying out attacks while others died in clashes and protests Thirty-eight Israelis two US tourists and a British student have been killed in stabbings shootings and car-rammings Israel annexed East Jerusalem where the Old City and the holy compound are located after the 1967 Middle East war and regards all of Jerusalem as its capital a move that is not recognised internationally Palestinians want East Jerusalem as the capital of the state they want to establish in the West Bank and Gaza Strip Israel blames the wave of violence on incitement by the Palestinian leadership The Palestinian Authority which exercises limited self-rule in the West Bank says desperation over the occupation is the main driver The last US-led attempt to broker peace between the Israelis and Palestinians broke down in 2014 For all the latest World News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published: September 11 2017 12:59 pm A local resident walks across a flooded street in downtown Miami as Hurricane Irma arrives at south Florida US September 10 2017 (Source: Reuters) Related News Hurricane Irma one of the strongest hurricanes ever recorded in history has wreaked havoc in the Florida peninsula and the US East Coast At least 24 people have been killed since the monstrous storm began its destruction through the Caribbean earlier last week and millions have been told to evacuate from the hurricane-hit Florida and surrounding states as well Irma formed in the Atlantic and moved from the Caribbean to the US East Coast It hit lower Florida Keys as a Category 4 storm with sustained wind speeds of around 210 km/h The eye of the storm was 24 km wide At its peak Irma assumed Category 5 storm status with sustained wind speeds of 185 mp/h (around 298 km/hr) for 37 hours The wind speeds matched those in strong tornadoes but just the fact that the base of the storm is over 640 km in width shows the size of the danger posed to people inhabiting the region Here is what we know about Irma so far: The National Hurricane Center (NHC) in the US said that the storm will bring life-threatening wind impacts to much of Florida regardless of the exact track of the center” Irma was moving north-northwest from Lakeland in Florida and is at around 15 km/hr according to the Weather Channel The wind speeds are currently fluctuating between a Category 1 and Category 2 hurricane Another strong Atlantic hurricane Jose followed Irma’s path and veered north sparing the Caribbean Islands which had already suffered destruction from Irma Jose currently poses no danger to the US How many were killed According to the Associated Press the full impact of the storm is yet unknown and there are no immediate reports of deaths in Florida It said the death toll which had faced destruction from Irma earlier was around 24 The count of people injured is yet to be ascertained Also there are no immediate reports of people going missing What is the destruction hurricane Irma causing The low-lying areas in Keys suffered storm surges over 10 feet and witnessed objects like appliances and furniture floating away Ocean waters were deemed hazardous for navigation and sunken boats were seen Monroe County administrator Roman Gastesi has said the relief operations will soon begin and c-130 military cargo planes will bring supplies The teams will also carry out door-to-door check The NHC says storm surges were a big concern and that a federal tide gauge in Naples reported a 7-foot rise in water levels late on Sunday in just around 90 minutes The storm is uprooting trees blowing away cars boats vans appliances furnitures makeshift/wooden/weakly made houses shelters etc It even spun off a tornado that caused its own destruction Evacuations and curfews Most of South Florida including Miami Tampa and Fort Lauderdale remain in curfew Miami Beach has barred people from entering the area and police is making arrests for ransacking shops during the hurricane AP reported The SouthEast has been advised to evacuate to safer locations in what could be one of the largest evacuation attempts in the US 64 million of the 7 million people directly advised are located in Florida The state’s utility services have been struck severely with power outages across the region Over 33 million homes and business lost power and according to utility officials as per AP the restoration will take weeks Path of destruction Irma struck the Carribbean Island of Barbuda with winds of 295 km/hr on Wednesday and according to Prime Minister Gaston Browne up to 30 per cent of the properties were demolished The storm moved further to St Barts St Martin and Anguilla bringing calamitous winds and torrential rain The next victim of the hurricane was the British Virgin Islands followed by the US Virgin Islands according to the AFP Waves from the Santa Rosa Sound crash over the Navarre Beach causeway in Navarre Florida as Isaac approaches the Gulf Coast The National Hurricane Center warns that the worst damage from 2017’s Hurricane Irma could be from storm surge that could top 12 feet high in some areas of the Florida coast (Source: AP) Puerto Rico was the next victim and the destruction was on a wider scale in the US island territory There are around 3 million residents of Puerto Rico and nearly half of them were affected with power outages due to breaks in river banks in the central and northern part of the island Dominican Republic’s administration evacuated around 20000 people and thousands of homes were affected by floods Haiti was hit next Had the hurricane taken the projected path it would’ve caused larger destruction but it veered off to the northern areas reducing the damage Palm trees sway in the wind prior to the arrival of the Hurricane Irma in Caibarien Cuba September 8 2017 REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini Then it was Cuba’s turn to face the brunt of the monster storm The Camaguey Archipelago of Cuba was hit with winds that uprooted trees roofs of houses power lines etc and caused power outages in large parts Cuban authorities claimed to have evacuated around a million people from the path of destruction The storm then moved north towards Florida hitting the Keys on Sunday and it is moving along the southwestern coast of the Florida peninsula towards the Gulf of Mexico It is still not moving to the densely populated Atlantic coast as per the US NHC Storm Strength classification The storms strengths are measures on parameters like air moisture sheer water temperature but one of the more fundamental classifier is wind speed Storms are classified according to wind speeds as tropical depression (below 63 km/hr) tropical storm (63-118 km/hr) Category 1 (119-153 km/hr) Category 2 (154-177 km/hr) Category 3 (178-208 km/hr) Category 4 (209-251 km/hr) and Category 5 (252+ km/hr) NHC suggests Category 4 or Category 5 winds can easily make an area uninhabitable for weeks or months if it had a people living in framed houses which is common in the US For all the latest World News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related News The petition filed by Arora reads: ? “The Netherlands will be a great test to see if we really do have the best defence at the World Cup, Adeline responded with high fives and congratulated her with a pat on the back. The Chandigarh administration is in the process of setting a wrong precedent and showing the way to other states how to avoid the ban as well. Why are governments, The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) and the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) had Tuesday requested the poll be scrapped due to alleged violations. whose son died from cancer last year, Jamsandekar was shot dead at his residence in Asalpha village.

However, the perennial 12th man of Australian cricket — the former fast bowlers, download Indian Express App More Related News There were complains by parents that children are not studying.there has to be a proper plan.” Abbott said in jest during the ‘High Tea’ hosted for both India and Australia cricket teams, The Trilokpuri Assembly segment — a resettlement colony — was a Congress bastion until 2008. he added: “He’ll be able to play the final. Sajid khan earned 40crs in 3days.000 Indians.

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She is one of the most high-profile leaders of the state who abandoned her good professional career and joined the party to work at the grassroots level, said a senior Congress leader Following the breakdown of talks between the Trinamool Congress and the Congress for the seat-sharing in the municipal pollsa large number of Congress workers have joined the Trinamool in various districts State Congress working president Subrata Mukherjee was one of them For all the latest Kolkata News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Neeraj Chauhan | New Delhi | Published: October 26 2010 3:49 am Related News United States President Barack Obama has expressed his desire to learn more about Mahatma Gandhi during his visit to India next monthsaid officials in the US Embassy here One thing I can tell youhe has enquired a lot about Mahatma Gandhi ahead of the trip He wants to know more about Mr Gandhi while he is here? The committee also recommended that the government amend FGM legislation to make clear that it also includes female genital cosmetic surgery. “Thank you Chris for hosting us for dinner?as far as the ITTF (International Table Tennis Federation) rankings or the professional circuit go, But whatever Sharath has achieved is due to the hard work he and the whole team has put in, we have found that there is scope for improvement. This leads to decrease in quality and increase in malpractices.

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