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Operators of notorious dark web service jailed

December 14, 2021
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A German court has jailed the team behind the CyberBunker darknet service provider that operated from a Cold War-era NATO bunker, finding them guilty of aiding nearly 250,000 illegal transactions, primarily linked to drug trade. | Read more|

The Curious Case Of Map And Disappearing Taiwan Minister At US Summit

December 13, 2021
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A video feed of a Taiwanese minister was cut during U.S. President Joe Biden's Summit for Democracy last week after a map in her slide presentation showed Taiwan in a different color to China, which claims the island as its own. Sources familiar with the matter told Reuters that Friday's slide show by Taiwanese Digital | Read more|

"Tidal Wave" Of Omicron Is Coming, Warns UK PM, Sets Booster Target

December 13, 2021
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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Sunday warned of a looming "tidal wave" of Omicron, and brought forward a target to give over-18s a booster jab by one month to the end of December. "No-one should be in any doubt: there is a tidal wave of Omicron coming," he said in a televised address, after the country's medical ad | Read more|

India's Harnaaz Sandhu Brings Home Miss Universe Crown After 21 Years

December 13, 2021
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India's Harnaaz Sandhu is the new Miss Universe, 21 years after Lara Dutta won the title in 2000. Ms Sandhu represented India today at the 70th Miss Universe 2021, held in Eilat, Israel. The 21-year-old from Punjab claimed the crown edging out Paraguay's Nadia Ferreira and South Africa's Lalela Mswane. | Read more|

Farmers start fateh march to Haryana, Punjab amid dhol beats, langars and DJs

December 12, 2021
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Singing, dancing and cheering atop their tractor-trolleys, farmers on Saturday began their journey home from Delhi borders after dismantling their tents and other structures at the end of a year-long sit-in protest against the agri laws. They were given a rousing welcome with sweets, garlands, bhangra and langars in th | Read more|

Biden warns Putin: Russia will pay ‘terrible price’ if it invades Ukraine

December 12, 2021
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US President Joe Biden on Saturday said he told Russian President Vladimir Putin that Russia would pay “a terrible price” and face devastating economic consequences if it invaded Ukraine. Biden told reporters the possibility of sending US ground combat troops to Ukraine in the event of a Russian invasion was “nev | Read more|

Top Congress Leaders In Rajasthan Today For Mega Rally Before Polls

December 12, 2021
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The Congress in Rajasthan is set to hold a massive rally - featuring senior leaders Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, and Chief Ministers from all party-ruled states - to target the centre over inflation and skyrocketing prices of essential commodities, including vegetables and fuel. The rally is to | Read more|

Can India Expect 3rd Wave? What Top WHO Official Says Amid Omicron Fears

December 12, 2021
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Omicron, a new Covid variant said to be "highly transmissible", has spread to at least 59 countries. In India, as the new variant sparks fresh worry over a third wave, WHO Regional Director for South East Asia, Dr Poonam Khetrapal, says, "A new variant doesn't mean that things will be worse, but definitely, they will b | Read more|

Government Ensured Development Despite Pandemic, Says Amit Shah

December 12, 2021
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Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday lauded the efforts of the BJP government in the state saying that the development work went ahead in Ahmedabad even during the time of coronavirus pandemic. He was addressing on the occasion of inauguration and completion of ₹ 363 crore development projects including a train | Read more|

Bodies Of 6 Officers, Killed In Chopper Crash, To Reach Home Today

December 11, 2021
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The coffins of six defence personnel killed in the chopper crash that also claimed the life of Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat will reach their homes today. Thirteen lives were lost in the tragic chopper crash in Tamil Nadu. Such was the severity of the crash that only three bodies could be initially identif | Read more|