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PM Modi Discusses Strategy For Winter Session In Meet With Top Ministers

December 10, 2021
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday held a meeting with senior ministers in Parliament to discuss strategy for the ongoing winter session.Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur, Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Piyush G | Read more|

Al-Qaeda numbers in Afghanistan up ‘slightly’, says US commander

December 10, 2021
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The al-Qaeda extremist group has grown slightly inside Afghanistan since US forces left in late August, and the country’s new Taliban leaders are divided over whether to fulfill their 2020 pledge to break ties with the group, the top US commander in the region said Thursday. | Read more|

Delhi Police Arrests Former Religare CEO In ₹ 2,400 Crore RFL Scam Case

December 10, 2021
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The Economic Offences Wing of Delhi Police has arrested a former Group CEO of Religare Enterprises Limited in connection with siphoning off public money of nearly ₹ 2,400 crore, officials said. The accused has been identified as Krishnan Subramanian, a resident of Rohini in north west Delhi, they said. | Read more|

Black Box Of General Bipin Rawat's Crashed Chopper Recovered

December 9, 2021
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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh today made a statement in both houses of Parliament on the chopper crash in Tamil Nadu that killed 13 people, including Chief Of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat. The black box of the chopper has been recovered. | Read more|

Nuclear submarine ‘spies’ invoke Trump defense

December 9, 2021
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A Maryland woman charged in connection with selling US nuclear submarine secrets to a foreign power wanted to flee the country because she despised President Donald Trump, not because she feared arrest, her lawyers said. | Read more|

Since Article 370 scrapped, monthly Army deaths fall, civilian fatalities rise

December 8, 2021
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Data provided by the MHA in Parliament last week, and that available with the J&K Police, shows that, on an average, the UT has seen 3.2 casualties a month since August 5, 2019, in terror attacks compared to 2.8 casualties a month in nearly five years before that. The comparative figures for Army personnel killed in th | Read more|

Farm unions discuss Govt proposal, to take call on course of agitation

December 8, 2021
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The Samyukt Kisan Morcha, which has been spearheading the farmer protests at the borders of Delhi for more than a year now, said Tuesday it had received a written proposal from the government which was discussed at a meeting of 32 farm unions at the Singhu border protest site. Indicating that most demands had been met, | Read more|

Australia Joins US In Diplomatic Boycott Of 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

December 8, 2021
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Australia will not send officials to February's Winter Olympics in Beijing, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday, joining a US diplomatic boycott of the Games. Canberra's decision comes amid "disagreement" with China over a slew of issues that have plunged relations into the most serious crisis since the Tia | Read more|

After Nagaland Army Op, State To Move Against Controversial Act AFSPA

December 7, 2021
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Amid outrage over the mistaken killings of 14 civilians in a botched army operation against insurgents, the Nagaland government will write to the Centre calling for the repeal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), a law that gives sweeping powers to the army in troubled regions. | Read more|

17 Girls Allegedly Told To Stay Back In School For Exam Preps, Molested

December 7, 2021
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Seventeen Class 10 girls from Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district have alleged that they were drugged and molested by their school principal and his associate after being asked to stay the night to prepare for "practical exams", which were to be held in another school in the same area, the next day. The incident is | Read more|

PM inaugurates 3 megaprojects, says double engine govt leads to speedy growth

December 7, 2021
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PM Narendra Modi in Gorakhpur Live Updates: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday inaugurated three mega projects worth Rs 10,000 crore in eastern Uttar Pradesh’s Gorakhpur, which is Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s home turf . The projects include a fertiliser factory worth Rs 8,603 crore, an All India Institute | Read more|

Army Unit Named In Nagaland Op Deaths, "Intention To Murder," Allege Cops

December 6, 2021
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The 21 Para Special forces of Army "blankly opened fire" resulting in the killing of many Oting villagers in Mon district of Nagaland near Assam border, the state police has alleged in its FIR against the Army unit. It further alleges that the "intention" of security forces was to "murder and injure civilians". | Read more|

Five questions about the Michigan shooting addressed by school officials

December 6, 2021
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On Saturday, the Michigan school district of Oxford High School, Oxford Community Schools, announced in a letter to parents and staff members that it would seek an outside party to investigate Tuesday’s shootings that left four students dead and many wounded. The shooting suspect, Ethan Crumbley, 15, has been charged | Read more|