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Haitian migrants being released into US

September 22, 2021
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Large numbers of Haitian asylum-seekers who’ve arrived in the US in recent weeks are being released into the country, officials told the Associated Press, after the Biden administration pledged to step up deportation flights. | Read more|

Bihar’s flagship scheme gave tap water to poor

September 22, 2021
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Bihar’s showpiece scheme to ensure drinking water for the poor through taps right at their homes, Har Ghar Nal Ka Jal, launched by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar exactly five years ago, is a success on many counts — it has covered over 95% of the target of 1.08 lakh panchayat wards. | Read more|

Raj Kundra walks out of Mumbai jail after bail

September 21, 2021
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Businessman Raj Kundra on Tuesday walked out of a Mumbai jail, a day after a magistrate court in Mumbai granted bail to the key accused in a pornographic films case in which he was arrested two months ago. | Read more|

Havana Syndrome: Mystery Illness Affecting US Officials Across The World

September 21, 2021
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A Central Intelligence Agency official who accompanied CIA Director William Burns to India earlier this month suffered symptoms consistent with the so-called Havana Syndrome, a mysterious neurological illness that has struck American diplomats and spies in many parts of the world, multiple media reports said on Tuesday | Read more|

CARS24 raises $450 million funding

September 20, 2021
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CARS24 on Monday said it has raised $450 million (about Rs 3,321.3 crore) in funding from DST Global, Falcon Edge, SoftBank Vision Fund 2 and others, helping the pre-owned vehicles’ e-commerce platform nearly double its valuation to $1.84 billion. | Read more|

"Stabbed In The Back" France Vents Over Submarines

September 20, 2021
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Choosing a full-fledged confrontation with the United States due to the loss of a mega-contract for submarines for Australia, France is making a risky bet and other nations are not rushing to its defense. | Read more|

Military aircraft crashes in Texas

September 20, 2021
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A military aircraft crash-landed in a Lake Worth, Texas neighborhood on Sunday, leading to damage to multiple homes as well as injuries to the two pilots, each of whom were forced to eject before the crash. | Read more|

All-weather border outposts: Ministries in blame game as Ladakh project fails

September 19, 2021
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At a time when Indian troops are still in a faceoff with the Chinese along the Line of Actual Control in eastern Ladakh, an infrastructure project for troops guarding the region has turned out to be a non-starter after five years of work and investment of crores of rupees. And the failure of the project has also pitted | Read more|

Farmers Say No To Meeting Called By Haryana On Lifting Highway Blockade

September 19, 2021
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The protesting farmers, digging in their heels, have refused to attend the meeting called by the Haryana government about opening passage to the Delhi border. The highway (NH-44) has been blocked by farmers protesting against the centre's new farm laws at the Singhu and Tikri borders since November last year. | Read more|