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Protest But Come To Parliament: Minister On President's Address Boycott

January 29, 2021
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Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi on Friday appealed to the opposition parties boycotting the President's address ahead of the budget session to respect the institution that is the President's office. He asked the protesting parties to discuss the president's address and any other issues they have and | Read more|

Banning Trump "Sets Precedent I Feel Is Dangerous": Twitter's Jack Dorsey

January 14, 2021
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Twitter Inc Chief Executive Jack Dorsey said on Wednesday that banning President Donald Trump from its social media platform after last week's violence at the U.S. Capitol was the "right decision," but said it sets a dangerous precedent. San Francisco-based Twitter last week removed Trump's account, which had 88 millio | Read more|

"PM Lost Support": Nepal Parliament Dissolved Amid Ruling Party Feud

December 20, 2020
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Nepal President Bidya Devi Bhandari today dissolved the country's parliament on the recommendation of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli following a political stalemate over an executive order issued last week. The decision to seek the disbandment of the House of Representatives was taken at an emergency meeting of the Cabin | Read more|

Trump doing well, undergoing Remdesivir therapy: WH doctor

October 3, 2020
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US President Donald Trump, who was shifted to a military hospital after being tested positive for COVID-19, is undergoing Remdesivir therapy and is "doing well", the White House physician has said. The Trump administration had issued an emergency use authorisation for Remdesivir earlier this year after the drug showed | Read more|

"Will You Shut Up Man!": Joe Biden-Trump Face-Off At Presidential Debate

September 30, 2020
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Democrat Joe Biden told a raging President Donald Trump to "shut up" in an opening debate that turned almost immediately into a shouting match 35 days ahead of the most tense US election in recent memory.The debate in Cleveland, Ohio, was as bad-tempered as had been feared, with Trump leading the way in yelling over hi | Read more|

President, VP, Prime Minister pay last respects to Mukherjee

September 1, 2020
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President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and chiefs of three defence services were among the dignitaries who paid their last respects to former president Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday morning. Mukherjee's mortal remains were brought to his residence, 10, Rajaji Marg, earlie | Read more|

President accepts Ashok Lavasa's resignation as EC

August 19, 2020
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President Ram Nath Kovind has accepted the resignation of Ashok Lavasa as Election Commissioner, a notification by the Ministry of Law and Justice said on Wednesday. Lavasa was next in line to head the poll panel. He would soon be joining the Asian Development Bank as vice president, sources said. | Read more|