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 2022-08-09 06:43 

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IMD issues 'red alert' for Konkan, Vidarbha, north-central Maharashtra...

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday issued a 'red alert' for north Konkan, north central Maharashtra, east and west Vidarbha, forecasting heavy to very heavy rainfall in the regions....

 2022-08-09 06:43 

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Former West Indies player Kieron Pollard 1st to play 600 T20 matches...

Former West Indies all-rounder Kieron Pollard became the first cricketer to play 600 T20 matches on Monday....

 2022-08-09 06:41 

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Nagasaki pays tribute to victims of atomic bombing amid nuclear war fears...

Nagasaki paid tribute to victims of US atomic bombing 77 years ago on Aug 9, with mayor saying Russia's war on Ukraine showed the world that another nuclear attack is "a tangible and present crisis"....

 2022-08-09 06:41 

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Amid repeated shelling, concerns of safety of Ukrainian nuke plant grows...

As Russia again accused Ukraine of shelling the Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant, concerns grew for the safety of the complex which has witnessed repeated shelling in recent days...

 2022-08-09 06:38 

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Post office staff swindles Rs 96 cr of public money in saving schemes: CAG...

Auditor's report alleges fraudulent withdrawals, forgery, cheating in postal circles across India...

 2022-08-09 06:38 

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Kerala HC to aid of hearing impaired, asks govt to reconsider plea...

Request for sanctioning an aided college for the hearing impaired by a charitable society in the state "cannot be allowed to fall on deaf ears", the Kerala High Court said...

 2022-08-09 06:22 

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Delhi logs 1,372 Covid cases, 6 deaths; positivity highest since Jan 21...

Delhi has reported 1,372 new Covid infections and six deaths as the case positivity rate rose to 17.85 percent, the highest since January 21, according to health department data.The figures pertain to August 7 (Sunday) as the government did not release th...

 2022-08-09 06:19 

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Top-ranked Medvedev set to defend title in National Bank Open Montreal...

Daniil Medvedev, who competes under a neutral flag, could face Australia's Nick Kyrgios in the second round...

 2022-08-09 06:15 

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Gold eases as investors await US inflation data due later this week...

Gold prices edged lower on Tuesday as investors awaited U.S. inflation data due later in the week that could offer more clarity on the Federal Reserve's rate-hike plans to combat rising prices....

 2022-08-09 06:15 

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Unusual Kenya poll: President backed opposition leader vs deputy president...

Polls opened Tuesday in Kenya's unusual presidential election, where a longtime opposition leader who is backed by the outgoing president faces the deputy president who styles himself as the outsider....

 2022-08-09 06:13 

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Parallel meetings of JD(U), RJD begin amid soaring political temperatures...

Parallel meetings of the JD(U) which helms the Bihar government, and the opposition RJD are on here Tuesday amid speculations of a major political move by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar...

 2022-08-09 06:04 

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Trump could be barred from holding office if FBI finds classified documents...

The reports coming in indicate that Donald Trump had taken some classified documents with him. if any such documents are found at his home, he would be barred from holding any office for life...

 2022-08-09 05:51 

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China closes Potala Palace after minor Covid-19 outbreak in Tibet...

The action underscores China's continued adherence to its zero-COVID policy, mandating lockdowns, routine testing, quarantines and travel restrictions, even while most other countries have reopened...

 2022-08-09 05:48 

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Bangaluru acid attack case: 770-page charge sheet submitted after 3 months...

Karnataka Police have submitted a 770-page charge sheet to the court in connection with the Bengaluru acid attack case that took place three months ago, police said on Tuesday....

 2022-08-09 05:46 

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British-era 'Phansi Ghar', Corona Warriors Memorial to be unveiled today...

People will be allowed to visit these two places when the Delhi Assembly is not in session...

 2022-08-09 05:44 

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Former Indian bowler Manoj Prabhakar takes over as Nepal cricket team coach...

Former India pace bowler Manoj Prabhakar has been appointed Nepal head coach, the Cricket Association of Nepal has said....

 2022-08-09 05:41 

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Coupon-finding Groupon lays off over 500 employees, 15% of its staff...

Chicago-based e-commerce marketplace Groupon has confirmed that it has laid off more than 500 of its employees -- 15 per cent of its 3,416-person headcount and is also planning to slash costs...

 2022-08-09 05:38 

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Tributes pour in for 'perfect lady with great poise' Olivia Newton-John...

Tributes have been pouring in from around the world to 'Grease' star Olivia Newton-John, who died from cancer aged 73....

 2022-08-09 05:38 

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With 12,751 new Covid-19 cases, active tally in India declines to 131,807...

With 12,751 new coronavirus infections being reported in a day, India's tally of Covid-19 cases rose to 4,41,74,650, while the active cases have declined to 1,31,807...

 2022-08-09 05:26 

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Abu Salem allowed in Lucknow court during argument in fake passport case...

Jailed gangster Abu Salem's request that he be allowed to be present in a Lucknow court when his lawyer is submitting arguments in the fake passport case has been accepted....

 2022-08-09 05:25 

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Several LDF govt ordinances lapse in wait of Kerala governor's approval...

Several ordinances, including the Kerala Lokayukta (Amendment) Ordinance, issued by the LDF government lapsed on August 8 as Kerala Governor had not signed them owing to paucity of time...

 2022-08-09 05:21 

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Bihar: JDU, RJD to hold parallel meetings amid soaring political temp...

Members of both houses of Parliament and state legislature, belonging to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's JD(U), converged to attend a meeting at his official residence...

 2022-08-09 05:19 

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Heavy rains, strong winds lash Mumbai, low-lying areas inundated: Officials...

Heavy rainfall coupled with strong winds lashed Mumbai and its suburbs on Tuesday morning, leading to inundation in some low-lying areas, civic officials said....

 2022-08-09 05:18 

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Greek PM denies involvement in opposition leader's phone tapping by EYP...

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis has denied involvement in a scandal related to the tapping of an opposition leader's phone by the country's National Intelligence Service (EYP) over several months....

 2022-08-09 05:16 

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African swine fever: Over Rs 37 lakh compensation for pigs culled in Kerala...

Over Rs 37 lakh would be paid as compensation to seven farmers in three separate areas of this district, where over 700 pigs were culled recently following an outbreak of African swine fever...

 2022-08-09 05:03 

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TMC workers vandalise party MLA's house alleging he took cash for posts...

The house of TMC MLA Idris Ali in West Bengal's Murshidabad district has been vandalised by his party's workers who have accused him of taking money for allotting posts in its local organisation....

 2022-08-09 05:01 

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Indian Consulate in New York, IAAC to host Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav...

Specially-curated cultural and artistic events, including a concert headlined by Sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan and a photo exhibition by celebrated photographer Steve McCurry...

 2022-08-09 05:01 

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10 people from Gujarat banned from filing RTI queries in last 18 months...

The Gujarat Information Commission (GIC), which imposed the ban, listed 'using RTI Act to harass government officials' and 'filing multiple queries' as the reasons...

 2022-08-09 04:59 

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After 'substantial' new hiring cuts, Snapchat planning to sack workers...

Joining the league of Big Tech companies who have laid off employees, photo-sharing platform Snapchat is set to sack workers and is in early stages of planning layoffs....

 2022-08-09 04:59 

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Crave InfoTech launches 'white paper' on top supply chain challenges...

Crave InfoTech launched its white paper on 'Top 10 Supply Challenges and the Right Intelligent-Enterprise Solution'. The white paper has been crafted post deep industry research....

 2022-08-09 04:54 

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Poor start: Over 99% of Netflix users have not tried its games, says report...

Video streaming platform Netflix's foray into the gaming business is off to a poor start as a new report says that less than 1 per cent of its subscribers are playing its games...

 2022-08-09 04:54 

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Gold, silver remain unchanged for 2nd day; yellow metal trades at Rs 51,870...

10 gram of 22-carat gold traded at Rs 47,550 on Tuesday...

 2022-08-09 04:53 

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Lufthansa seek to avert strike with confidential pay talks with pilots...

German flag carier Lufthansa is set to hold confidential talks with Vereinigung Cockpit (VC), the trade union representing its pilots, after striking a deal with ground staff last week...

 2022-08-09 04:47 

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BSE, NSE to remain closed for trading today on account of Muharram...

The official website, bseindia.com states that August 9 will be a market holiday, which would mean that there will be no trading in equity segment, equity derivative segment and SLB degment...

 2022-08-09 04:34 

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EU plan to deal with halt in Russian gas supplies to come into force today...

The European Union's (EU) emergency plan to prepare for a possible halt in Russian gas supplies will come into force on Tuesday, after it was published in the bloc's official journal the previous day...

 2022-08-09 04:32 

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Asia stocks wobble as focus turns to US inflation data, aggressive Fed hike...

The unexpectedly strong US jobs data on Friday have raised the stakes for the July US consumer prices report due on Wednesday, especially for the Fed's policy outlook...

 2022-08-09 04:30 

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Maharashtra CM to expand 2-member ministry today with 18 ministers: Report...

Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde will expand his two-member ministry on Tuesday, 41 days after he took oath as the CM....

 2022-08-09 04:30 

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US adopts new sub-Sahara strategy to counter Russian, Chinese influence...

The US is adopting a new strategy to cooperate more closely with countries in sub-Saharan Africa and push back the influence of China and Russia in the region, the White House said in a statement....

 2022-08-09 04:30 

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Parl panel propose uniform adoptions law for all religions, LGBTQ community...

A parliamentary panel has said there was a need toharmonise the Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act and the Juvenile Justice Act to bring out a uniform and comprehensive legislation on adoption....

 2022-08-09 04:29 

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Bangladeshi man arrested at Lucknow airport for 'buying' Indian passport...

A Bangladeshi man was arrested at the Lucknow airport for buying a fake Indian passport for Rs 1 lakh and a fake Aadhaar card for Rs 10,000 to go to the Middle East in search of livelihood...

 2022-08-09 04:15 

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Musical evening with Bhangra, Apache Indian's performance mark CWG closing...

From the beats of Bhangra to the power-packed performance of Apache Indian,' it was a carnivalesque atmosphere at the refurbished Alexander Stadium, as the CWG closed with a dazzling ceremony...

 2022-08-09 04:11 

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India's July fuel demand rises 6.1% year-on-year, reveals ministry data...

Consumption of fuel, a proxy for oil demand, totalled 17.62 million tonnes in July, down 5.7% from 18.68 million tonnes in June...

 2022-08-09 04:09 

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Indian boxers get warm welcome at Delhi airport after success at CWG 2022...

Indian boxers Amit Panghal, Rohit Tokas, Jasmine Lamboria and Sagar Ahlawat received a warm welcome from their family and supporters at the Delhi Airport after a successful campaign at the CWG 2022....

 2022-08-09 04:09 

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Intense clashes erupt between rival security forces in Yemen's Shabwa...

Deadly clashes erupted between rival security units across various residential neighbourhoods of the Yemeni oil-rich province of Shabwa, a government official told Xinhua...

 2022-08-09 04:03 

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Humanitarians aim to feed 16 mn people in drought-stricken Ethiopia: UN...

Humanitarians in Ethiopia are targeting more than 16 million people for drought aid while more than 1.7 million people face flooding, a UN spokesman said...

 2022-08-09 03:57 

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Mumbai Police to initiate mission to reunite missing children with families...

The Mumbai Police will soon launch an initiative to reunite missing or abducted children with their families....

 2022-08-09 03:53 

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Chess Olympiad to conclude with 11th round, closing ceremony later today...

The 44th Chess Olympiad held at nearby Mamallapuram will conclude with the 11th and final round and the closing ceremony later on Tuesday....

 2022-08-09 03:46 

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Rains in South Korea turn Seoul's roads into rivers, leave 7 dead...

Heavy rains drenched South Korea's capital region, turning the streets of Seoul's affluent Gangnam district into a river, leaving submerged vehicles and overwhelming public transport systems....

 2022-08-09 03:27 

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US pledges $1 bn worth rockets, other arms for Ukraine as war continues...

The Biden administration said Monday it was shipping its biggest yet direct delivery of weapons to Ukraine as it prepares for a potentially decisive counteroffensive in the south against Russia...

 2022-08-09 03:23 

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Xiaomi's foldable smartphone Mix Fold 2 might be unveiled on August 11...

Xiaomi's Mix Fold 2 smartphone, which will be a foldable device and is expected to arrive soon, might finally get unveiled on August 11....

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