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After Encounter, J&K Under Thick Security Blanket On Eve Of PM's Visit

April 23, 2022
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A day after a fierce gunfight between two newly infiltrated Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) suicide bombers and security forces, a thick security blanket has been thrown across Jammu and Kashmir on the eve of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Palli Panchayat in Samba district on Sunday, officials said. | Read more|

Karnataka To Check Tenders Above Rs.50 Crore

April 21, 2022
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Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Wednesday announced a high-level commission to check tenders that are above Rs.50 crore. "I've appointed a high-level commission. A retired high court judge will be heading it. The commission will comprise a financial and a technical expert," he said. | Read more|

Russia to keep identity of payment system members secret

April 21, 2022
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The Central Bank of Russia (CBR) said on Tuesday it will stop disclosing the identity of participants in the System for Transfer of Financial Messages (SPFS), the country’s alternative to SWIFT. Until recently, the list was posted on the regulator’s website. | Read more|

Amit Shah holds meet with Delhi BJP

April 21, 2022
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As the BJP-controlled North MCD’s demolition action in Jahangirpuri reached the Supreme Court and some among the Opposition slammed the use of bulldozers, the party indicated that there would be no backing down and its Delhi unit would “keep the pressure on illegal immigrants”. | Read more|

India records 1,274 new Covid-19 cases

April 19, 2022
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A day after India saw a 90 per cent jump in daily cases, the country recorded 1,274 new Covid-19 cases and one death in the 24 hours ending 8 am Tuesday, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. | Read more|

Jahangirpuri violence: Gunman seen in video held

April 19, 2022
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A day after arresting 20 people and apprehending three minors in connection with communal riots at Jahangirpuri, police made a fresh arrest — that of 28-year-old Imam alias Sonu, who was seen in a video purportedly firing a gun during the violence. | Read more|

IMF Chief Hails India's Help To Sri Lanka

April 19, 2022
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Kristalina Georgieva, International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director, on Monday appreciated India's help to Sri Lanka in tackling its economic crises while assuring Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman that the financial institution would continue to actively engage with the island nation. | Read more|

Elon Musk threatens Twitter board

April 19, 2022
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Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk has come up with a quick way to lop off some costs if he prevails in a bid to acquire Twitter: ceasing to pay the company’s board members, who have tried to block the takeover, allegedly to the detriment of the shareholders they supposedly represent. | Read more|

90% Jump In India's Daily Covid Count With 2,183 Fresh Cases

April 18, 2022
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India today recorded a massive jump in its daily Covid counts, raising fears of another spike in infections. As many as 2,183 new Covid cases have been recorded over the past 24 hours, an 89.8 per cent jump from yesterday's case count of 1,150 cases. | Read more|