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China: Police files reveal human cost of Uyghur detention

May 24, 2022
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Thousands of photographs from the heart of China’s highly secretive system of mass incarceration in Xinjiang, as well as a shoot-to-kill policy for those who try to escape, are among a huge cache of data hacked from police computer servers in the region. | Read more|

Biden Praises PM Over Covid Handling

May 24, 2022
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Drawing a parallel between "India's success with China's failure" to handle the pandemic, US President Joe Biden praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during a closed session of the Quad Leaders' Summit in Tokyo on Tuesday, for handling Covid-19 outbreak in a democratic manner. | Read more|


Haryanvi singer found buried near highway in Rohtak

May 24, 2022
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A 26-year-old Haryanvi singer, who had been missing for 12 days, was found buried near a highway in Haryana’s Rohtak district on Monday, two days after the Delhi Police arrested two men for allegedly kidnapping her. | Read more|

Airbnb to quit China

May 24, 2022
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Airbnb is shutting down its domestic rentals in China, where a "zero-Covid" policy has meant lockdowns are ongoing. | Read more|

Quad A Force For Good Says PM Modi

May 24, 2022
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and leaders of the United States, Japan and Australia attended the second in-person meeting of Quad leaders in Tokyo today. | Read more|

Sri Lanka hikes fuel prices to all-time high

May 24, 2022
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Crisis-hit Sri Lanka on Tuesday raised the petrol price by 24.3 per cent and diesel by 38.4 per cent, a record hike in fuel prices amidst the country’s worst economic crisis due to the shortage of foreign exchange reserves. | Read more|

US stocks suffer longest losing streak

May 21, 2022
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US stocks were hammered again on Friday, pushing Wall Street into bear market status amid inflation and recession fears and leaving investors on their longest losing streak since the Great Depression by at least one key measure. | Read more|

Delhi: 4-hour power cut impacts patient care at BSA Hospital

May 21, 2022
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Some patients admitted to Delhi government-run Dr Baba Saheb Ambedkar hospital had to be moved to other hospitals, including Burari Hospital, after a prolonged power-cut interrupted patient services. The hospital faced a power cut between 3 pm and 7.30 pm on Friday, according to doctors from the hospital. | Read more|

Tornado rips through European town

May 21, 2022
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A massive tornado ripped through the western German city of Paderborn on Friday, blowing away roofs, breaking trees and damaging multiple vehicles. | Read more|

CBI raids properties linked to Lalu Prasad, Rabri Devi, Tejashwi

May 20, 2022
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CBI teams on Friday began conducting raids at residences of former Bihar chief ministers Lalu Prasad and Rabri Devi as well as at the residence of Leader of Opposition in the Assembly Tejashwi Prasad Yadav in Patna, Gopalganj, Delhi and other places in the 2017 IRCTC case in which the premier investigating agency has f | Read more|

US buys millions of vaccine doses for new virus

May 20, 2022
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The US health authorities have signed a deal for $119 million in vaccine doses against the monkeypox virus, after a Massachusetts man was diagnosed with the rare but potentially serious illness earlier this week. | Read more|

India Rejects Pak's Bilawal Bhutto's Remarks At UN

May 20, 2022
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India on Friday slammed Pakistan for making "unwarranted remarks" on Jammu and Kashmir, saying comments made by its Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari in the UN Security Council are a "pavlovian response" aimed to misuse any forum and every topic to propagate false and malicious propaganda against New Delhi. | Read more|

China Building New "Larger" Bridge Over Pangong Lake, Satellite Pic Shows

May 19, 2022
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China is constructing a "larger" second bridge in an area held by it around the strategically key Pangong Tso lake in eastern Ladakh and it could help the Chinese military to quickly mobilise its troops in the region, according to satellite imagery and people familiar with the development on Wednesday. | Read more|

At UN, India's Covid Vaccine Swipe At West As It Defends Wheat Export Ban

May 19, 2022
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India on Wednesday expressed concern over the hoarding of food grains and discrimination amid an "unjustified increase" in food prices and cautioned the West that the issue should not go the way of Covid-19 vaccines, for which poor countries struggled even for initial doses, while rich nations had an excess of what the | Read more|