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Suicide Vest, Explosives Recovered From Home Of Suspected ISIS Terrorist

August 23, 2020
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Multiple explosive devices and at least two suicide vest, both primed for use in a terror attack, have been recovered from the home of a suspected ISIS terrorist in Uttar Pradesh's Balrampur district, two days after he was arrested in Delhi. The raid, conducted by a team of Special Cell officers from Delhi Police, also | Read more|

COVID-19 caseload in India crosses 30-lakh mark

August 23, 2020
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India's COVID-19 tally sprinted past the 30-lakh mark, just 16 days after it crossed 20 lakh, while 22,80,566 people have recuperated in the country so far pushing the recovery rate to 74.90 per cent, according to the Union Health Ministry data. | Read more|

Goa welcomes filmmakers to shoot movies in beach state

August 23, 2020
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The state-runEntertainment Society of Goa on Sunday welcomed filmmakers to the coastal state after the Centre announced the standard operating procedures for resuming shooting of films and TV programmes. After the outbreak of COVID-19 in March, film shootings were suspended in Goa, which is a popular hub for the Hindi, | Read more|

Bihar assembly polls on time: EC sources

August 23, 2020
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The assembly elections in Bihar, due later this year, would be held on time, highly placed sources in the Election Commission said on Sunday amid demands by some political parties for postponing the polls in view of the COVID-19 pandemic. The term of the 243-member Bihar legislative assembly comes to an end on November | Read more|

CBI Questions Sushant Singh Rajput's Staff Member For Second Day

August 22, 2020
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A staff member of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput was questioned for the second consecutive day by the CBI, which has taken over the probe in the actor's death after the Supreme Court order. The CBI began its investigation in the death case on Friday, hours after a special 10-member team arrived in Mumbai. | Read more|

BSF kills 5 intruders along India-Pak IB in Punjab

August 22, 2020
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The Border Security Force shot dead five intruders along the India-Pakistan International Border in Punjab early Saturday, a senior BSF officer said. This is the highest number of intruders killed in a single incident along the over 3,300 km-long border with Pakistan in more than a decade, officials said. | Read more|

Indian national arrested in USD 21 million H-1B visa fraud

August 22, 2020
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An Indian national has been arrested on charges of conspiracy to commit visa fraud and for inducing foreign nationals to come to the US using fraudulently obtained H-1B visas, federal prosecutors said on Friday. Arrested on Thursday, 48-year-old Ashish Sawhney allegedly used four corporations to orchestrate the imprope | Read more|

Fashion Designer Paid $500,000 For Daughters' College Admission, Jailed

August 22, 2020
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Fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli was sentenced Friday to five months in federal prison for fraud conspiracy in one of the most closely watched cases in the college admissions bribery scandal. His wife, actress Lori Loughlin, who has also pleaded guilty to fraud conspiracy, is scheduled to be sentenced Friday afternoo | Read more|

CBI In Mumbai, Questions Sushant Singh Rajput's Staff Member, Meets Cops

August 21, 2020
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A special team of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) - set up to investigate Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death - this morning questioned a staff member of the actor, who was found dead at his home in Mumbai on June 14. The 10-member team, led by Superintendent of Police (SP) Nupur Prasad, reached Mumb | Read more|

Strict lockdown in Kolkata, violations reported in some districts

August 21, 2020
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Normal life came to a grinding halt in the city on Friday as a complete shutdown was enforced across West Bengal for the second consecutive day this week to stem the spread of COVID-19 cases, while violation of the lockdown restrictions was witnessed in some towns and rural areas in the state. | Read more|

Bidding for Pennsylvania, Trump trolls Biden in old backyard

August 21, 2020
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Determined to keep Pennsylvania in his column, President Donald Trump took the fight to Joe Biden's old backyard Thursday and insisted his Democratic rival would be the state's worst nightmare if elected president. In a particularly in-your-face bit of campaign trolling, Trump staged a small rally just outside the form | Read more|

9 Trapped After Fire At Hydroelectric Plant In Telangana

August 21, 2020
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Nine people are trapped inside a hydroelectric plant in Telangana after a fire broke out at its under tunnel power house late last night. Nineteen people were on shift when the fire started around 10.30 PM at unit one of the under tunnel power house of the Srisailam hydroelectric plant, which is near Telangana's border | Read more|

India's COVID-19 tally crosses 27-lakh mark

August 18, 2020
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A spike of 55,079 cases took India's COVID-19 tally past 27 lakh on Tuesday just a day after it crossed the 26-lakh mark, while 19.77 lakh people have so far recuperated from the disease pushing the recovery rate to 73.18 per cent, according to the Union Health Ministry data. The COVID-19 caseload stood at 27,02,742, w | Read more|