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US Strikes Near Syria-Iraq Border Kill 5 Militia Fighters: War Monitor

June 28, 2021
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US strikes on eastern Syria near the border with Iraq killed at least five Iran-backed militia fighters, a war monitor reported on Monday. "At least 5 Iran-backed Iraqi militia fighters were killed and several others were wounded in an attack by US warplanes" on the Syrian side of the frontier, said the Britain-based S | Read more|

Second Supreme Court Judge Drops Out Of Bengal-Related Case

June 22, 2021
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One more Supreme Court Judge has dropped out of a case involving West Bengal. Justice Aniruddha Bose, who is from Kolkata, today withdrew from a case involving Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's petition in the Narada bribery case, saying: "I do not want to hear this case." | Read more|

Fuel prices hit fresh record high

June 22, 2021
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Prices of petrol and diesel were hiked on Tuesday, June 22, 2021, after a gap of one day, touching fresh record highs across the country. In the national capital, the petrol price rose 28 paise while that of diesel inched up 26 paise. | Read more|

UP Police arrests two from Delhi for ‘hundreds of conversions’

June 22, 2021
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The Uttar Pradesh Anti Terrorism Squad (ATS) has arrested two clerics from Delhi for allegedly converting more than a thousand people to Islam in the state by luring them with money, jobs and marriage, among other things. As per officers, the two targeted women as well as unemployed, poor and physically challenged peop | Read more|

US FDA rejects EUA for Covaxin

June 11, 2021
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The US’ Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday rejected emergency use authorisation for Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin vaccine, instead recommending that the vaccine manufacturer’s US partner apply for biologics licence application (BLA), PTI reported. BLA is a “full approval” mechanism by the FDA for drugs a | Read more|

Lakshadweep Filmmaker Faces Sedition FIR For "Bio-Weapon" Remark

June 11, 2021
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Lakshadweep filmmaker Aisha Sultana has been named in a case of sedition and hate speech for her comments criticizing Administrator Praful Khoda Patel's Covid handling and alleging that the Centre had used a "bio-weapon". The FIR was filed on the complaint of the BJP's chief in the Union Territory. | Read more|