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BMC withdraws sealing order of BJP MP s office

October 17, 2020
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The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Saturday withdrew its order for sealing the office of Bhubaneswar MP and BJP National Spokesperson Aparajita Sarangi with immediate effect. Sarangi's office was sealed by the civic body on October 10, on charge of violation of COVID-19 guidelines as the MP celebrated her b | Read more|

France Teacher, Who Showed Prophet Caricatures In Class, Beheaded: Police

October 17, 2020
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A history teacher who had shown caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed in class was on Friday decapitated and his assailant shot dead by French police as they tried to arrest him, police and prosecutors said. French anti-terror prosecutors said they were investigating the assault which happened on the outskirts of Paris a | Read more|

"Did Not Fire, Was Attacked": UP Man Wanted For Deadly Shootout On Video

October 17, 2020
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Dhirendra Singh, wanted for allegedly shooting dead a man during an argument at a village in Uttar Pradesh's Ballia in the presence of officials and policemen, emerged in a video late Friday, refuting the charges and blamed the administration for the violence. "I don't know who fired. I was pleading with officials to s | Read more|

COVID-19 caseload in India rises to 73,70,468

October 16, 2020
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India's COVID-19 caseload rose to 73,70,468 with 63,371 new infections being reported in a day, while the number of people who have recuperated from the disease crossed 64 lakh pushing the recovery rate to 87.56 per cent, according to the Health Ministry data updated on Friday. | Read more|

COVID-19 caseload in India rises to 73,70,468

October 16, 2020
Newsdesk

India's COVID-19 caseload rose to 73,70,468 with 63,371 new infections being reported in a day, while the number of people who have recuperated from the disease crossed 64 lakh pushing the recovery rate to 87.56 per cent, according to the Health Ministry data updated on Friday. | Read more|

Even Pak Handled Covid Better: Rahul Gandhi On IMF Projections For India

October 16, 2020
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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi took a dig at the centre on Friday over IMF's projection that the Indian economy is set to contract by a massive 10.3 per cent this year, saying it was another "solid achievement" by the government. Rahul Gandhi took a swipe at the government on Twitter by tagging a chart that showed IMF gr | Read more|

Brazilian Senator Caught Hiding Money "Between Buttocks"

October 16, 2020
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A Brazilian senator allied to far-right President Jair Bolsonaro was caught hiding money in his underwear during a police investigation into the diversion of public funds for fighting the coronavirus, local media reported on Thursday. Federal officers raided the home of Chico Rodrigues in the northern state of Roraima | Read more|

"He Fired In Self-Defence": BJP MLA On Aide In UP Shooting That Killed 1

October 16, 2020
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A 46-year-old man was shot dead in the presence of state officials and the police when a fight broke out at a meeting at a village in Uttar Pradesh's Ballia yesterday. The police say Jaiprakash was shot dead by Dhirendra Singh, a BJP worker said to be close to party MLA Surendra Singh. While Dhirendra Singh escaped, hi | Read more|

COVID-19 caseload in India rises to 72,39,389

October 14, 2020
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India's COVID-19 caseload rose to 72,39,389 with 63,509 infections being reported in a day, while the number of people who have recuperated from the disease crossed 63 lakh pushing the recovery rate to 87.05 per cent, according to the Health Ministry data updated on Wednesday. | Read more|

India Set To Drop Below Bangladesh In 2020 Per Capita GDP In IMF Forecast

October 14, 2020
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India is set to drop below Bangladesh in terms of per capita Gross Domestic Product (GDP) as the economy, according to the International Monetary Fund, is projected to contract by a massive 10.3 per cent this year. The IMF's forecast for India, a huge downward revision from its previous prediction in June, will see the | Read more|

"Mentally Retarded": Khushbu Sundar Slams Congress After Joining BJP

October 14, 2020
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Actor Khushbu Sundar, who changed camp from the Congress to the BJP, hit back at her former party today, saying the Congress "does not want an intelligent woman" and there is "no freedom to speak the truth" within the party. Ms Sundar, who was a national spokesperson of the Congress with a strong social media presence, | Read more|