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Militant hideouts unearthed in Pulwama

August 13, 2020
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Security forces have unearthed two militant hideouts in the forest area of Awantipora in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir, recovering a cache of arms and ammunition, police said on Thursday. Acting on a tip off about presence of Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militants in Badroo forests of Awantipora, security forces launc | Read more|

Sonia, Rahul seek withdrawal of EIA 2020

August 13, 2020
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Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi on Thursday accused the government of dismantling India's environment rules and demanded that the draft EIA 2020 be withdrawn immediately. The draft environment impact assessment (EIA) notification, 2020, which involves the procedure of issuing environmental clearances to | Read more|

"We Deserve To Know The Truth": Sushant Rajput's Sister On Video

August 13, 2020
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Actor Sushant Singh Rajput's sister has demanded an "unbiased investigation" into her brother's death and urged people to stand together. "We stand together as a nation for CBI Enquiry! Demanding an unbiased investigation is our right and we expect nothing but the truth to come out," Shweta Singh Kirti wrote on Instagr | Read more|

I repeatedly told you I won’t join BJP, says Sachin Pilot

August 11, 2020
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“I told you repeatedly that I was not joining the BJP. It was a fight for self-respect and honour,” said Sachin Pilot, 42, to Gulf News after the prodigal ended his month-long revolt and returned to base - the Congress party. It took intervention from former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and his sibling Priyanka Gand | Read more|

Mass Looting In Chicago, Shots Fired, Over 100 Arrested

August 11, 2020
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Chicago police exchanged gunfire with looters and arrested more than 100 people after crowds swarmed Chicago's luxury commercial district early Monday, looting stores, smashing windows and clashing with officers for hours, police said. Police Superintendent David Brown called the outbreak "pure criminality," and Mayor | Read more|

In India single day COVID-19 cases dip below 55,000

August 11, 2020
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COVID-19 cases in India dipped below 55,000 in a single day on Tuesday after the country recorded over 60,000 cases daily for four days on the trot, according to the Union Health Ministry data. With the fresh cases, India's COVID-19 tally rose to 22.68 lakh, while the recoveries have surged to 15,83,489, pushing the re | Read more|

Topper From UP, Studying In US, Dies In Accident After Alleged Harassment

August 11, 2020
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A 20-year-old woman from western Uttar Pradesh, who overcame many odds to secure 98 per cent marks in her class 12 board exams in 2018 and then went on to receive a full-time scholarship at a prestigious university in the United States, was killed on Monday in a road accident in the state's Bulandshahr district. The f | Read more|

Mahinda Rajapaksa takes oath as Sri Lankan PM

August 9, 2020
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Sri Lanka's former president Mahinda Rajapaksa was sworn in on Sunday as the country's new prime minister at a historic Buddhist temple, days after his party won a landslide victory in the General Election. The 74-year-old Sri Lanka People's Party (SLPP) leader was administered the oath of office for the ninth Parliame | Read more|

10 patients killed in fire at COVID care facility in AP

August 9, 2020
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As many as 10 patients died at a star hotel converted to a coronavirus treatment centre here on Sunday when panic-stricken inmates tried to flee a fire suspected to have been caused by a short circuit, the government said. Ten people were killed in the mishap, Vijayawada Police Commissioner B Srinivasulu said. | Read more|

Cong MLA booked for tweeting tampered image of PM

August 9, 2020
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A case was registered against Madhya Pradesh Congress working president and MLA Jitu Patwari for allegedly posting a doctored image of Prime Minister Narendra Modi which the ruling BJP claimed hurt the dignity of the PM as well as religious sentiments of Hindus. In the image uploaded by Patwari, the PM is seen wearing | Read more|

Record 64,399 new COVID cases; 861 deaths

August 9, 2020
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With a highest single-day spike of 64,399 cases, India's COVID-19 tally zoomed past 21 lakh on Sunday, while the death toll climbed to 43,379 with 861 more fatalities, the Health Ministry said. The number of recoveries surged to 14,80,884 with record 53,879 more people recuperating in the past 24 hours, taking recovery | Read more|

ED Questions Rhea Chakraborty's Brother For 18 Hours

August 9, 2020
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The Enforcement Directorate (ED) questioned Showik Chakraborty, brother of actor Rhea Chakraborty, for about 18 hours in connection with a money laundering case linked to the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, officials said on Sunday. Showik Chakraborty left the central investigative agency's office here in the Ball | Read more|

PM performs bhoomi pujan' for Ram temple in Ayodhya

August 5, 2020
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday performed the bhoomi pujan' of a Supreme Court-mandated Ram temple in Ayodhya, bringing to fruition the BJP's mandir' movement that defined its politics for three decades and took it to the heights of power. RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityana | Read more|