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NCB conducts raids in Mumbai against drug traffickers

September 12, 2020
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The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Saturday conducted raids on drug traffickers at some locations in Mumbai, an official said. The Mumbai zone of the NCB conducted these raids based on specific information, the official said. | Read more|

COVID-19 cases in India cross 45-lakh mark

September 11, 2020
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India's COVID-19 caseload sprinted past 45 lakh and the death toll climbed to 76,271 with a record 96,551 infections and 1,209 fatalities being reported in a day, while the recoveries crossed 35 lakh on Friday, according to the Union Health Ministry data. The total coronavirus cases mounted to 45,62,414, while the reco | Read more|

Revised SOP issued for conducting exams amid COVID-19

September 11, 2020
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The government has issued a revised SOP for conducting examinations amid the COVID-19 pandemic, removing the provision that allowed symptomatic candidates who insist on taking an exam to do so in isolation. According to the revised document by the Health ministry, in regular course, a symptomatic candidate should be re | Read more|

Pak targets forward areas in J-K's Poonch

September 11, 2020
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The Pakistan Army on Friday opened heavy fire and shelled mortars at forward areas along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, officials said. This is the third consecutive day that Pakistani troops have targeted areas along the LoC. | Read more|

Trump says US has incredible N-weapons

September 11, 2020
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President Donald Trump has said the US has some "incredible" nuclear weapon systems that nobody knows about but refuted allegations of leaking classified information about them to a renowned investigative journalist in his upcoming book. As per news report of PTI, penned by American journalist Bob Woodward, the book ' | Read more|

"Massing Of Chinese Troops" A Strong Concern, India Tells China: Sources

September 11, 2020
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India highlighted its "strong concern at the massing of Chinese troops with equipment along the Line of Actual Control (LAC)", the de facto border between the two countries, at the meeting between Foreign Minister S Jaishankar and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in Moscow on Thursday evening, sources have said. "The pr | Read more|

IED found in J-K's Baramulla

September 10, 2020
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Security forces on Thursday detected an Improvised explosive device in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said. A joint patrolling party of security forces detected the IED concealed in a sand bag near a bus stop at Chatloora in Dangiwacha area of the district, a police official said. The IED was apparentl | Read more|

Trump releases list of 20 new possible Supreme Court picks

September 10, 2020
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Hoping to replicate a strategy long seen as key to his appeal among conservative voters, President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced he is adding 20 names to a list of Supreme Court candidates he's pledged to choose from if he has future vacancies to fill. The list includes a trio of conservative Republican senators: | Read more|

In Kangana Ranaut's Tweet Storm Over Demolition, A Swipe At Karan Johar

September 10, 2020
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A furious Kangana Ranaut after flying into Mumbai on Wednesday hit back at the Shiv Sena and its leaders including Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray over demolishing a portion of her office in the city on charges of illegal construction. She also criticised filmmaker Karan Johar, tying him to what she called the "Karan J | Read more|

"New Bird In Arsenal": 5 Rafales Join Air Force

September 10, 2020
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A Rafale fighter jet flew above Ambala Air Force Station this morning as Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and his French counterpart Florence Parly watched it from afar. They will shortly induct five French-made multirole Rafales into the Indian Air Force at the country's oldest IAF base, built in 1919. Along with the Ra | Read more|

"My Mumbai Is PoK Now": Kangana Ranaut On Demolition Work At Office

September 9, 2020
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Actor Kangana Ranaut compared Mumbai to PoK and even Pakistan today as a civic team demolished alleged illegal structures at her office in the middle of her massive row with Maharashtra's ruling Shiv Sena. Visuals showed a bulldozer at work at her office around the same time she took a flight to Mumbai, surrounded by h | Read more|

Rhea Chakraborty shifted from NCB office to Byculla jail

September 9, 2020
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A day after the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) arrested her, Rhea Chakraborty was on Wednesday shifted from the anti-drug agency's office in south Mumbai to the Byculla jail here. Shortly after her arrest on Tuesday in a drugs case linked to her boyfriend and actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death, she was sent in judicial | Read more|

Rhea Chakraborty's Bail Rejected, Part Of "Drug Syndicate," Says Agency

September 9, 2020
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Sources say Rhea Chakraborty, who dated Sushant Singh Rajput in his final months, admitted to organising drugs for the Bollywood star during hours of questioning. Actor Rhea Chakraborty was arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau today in connection with drugs-related allegations in the Sushant Singh Rajput case. She | Read more|

In India 75,809 new COVID-19 cases take tally to 42.8 lakh

September 8, 2020
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India's COVID-19 caseload rose to 42,80,422 on Tuesday with 75,809 instances of the viral infection recorded in the last 24 hours, while a record 1,133 fatalities took the death toll to 72,775, the Union health ministry data showed. During the same period, the number of recoveries surged to 33,23,950 pushing the recove | Read more|

2 builders shot dead in car in UP's Greater Noida

September 8, 2020
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Two builders have been shot dead by unidentified persons outside a residential society in Uttar Pradesh's Greater Noida, police said on Tuesday. The incident took place around 9 pm on Monday when the builder duo was sitting in a car outside the Ajnara Le Garden society in Greater Noida (West), they said. | Read more|

Sanjay Raut appointed Shiv Sena's chief spokesperson

September 8, 2020
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The Shiv Sena on Tuesday said it has appointed its Rajya Sabha member Sanjay Raut as the chief spokesperson of the party. Raut, who is also the executive editor of Shiv Sena mouthpiece 'Saamana', has been engaged in a war of words with actor Kangana Ranaut after she likened Mumbai to Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK). | Read more|

Trump open to inquiry into DeJoy and campaign contributions

September 8, 2020
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President Donald Trump says he's open to an investigation of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy following published reports that former employees of DeJoy, a major donor to Trump and other Republicans, said they felt pressured to make campaign contributions to GOP candidates. The president also said Monday that DeJoy shoul | Read more|

Indian Economy To Contract 10.5% In 2020-21: Fitch

September 8, 2020
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Fitch Ratings on Tuesday projected a contraction of 10.5 per cent for India's economy in the current financial year. Last month, official data showed that the country's gross domestic product (GDP) shrank 23.9 per cent in the April-June period, in one of the sharpest contractions in the world. | Read more|

India's COVID-19 infection tally crosses 42 lakh

September 7, 2020
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India's COVID-19 tally of cases went past 42 lakh with a record 90,802 people being infected in a day, while 32,50,429 people have recuperated so far, pushing the national recovery rate to 77.30 per cent on Monday, according to the Union Health Ministry data. The total number of coronavirus cases mounted to 42,04,613, | Read more|

Delhi Metro resumes services with strict safety measures

September 7, 2020
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The Delhi Metro resumed services with curtailed operations on the Yellow Line on Monday after being closed for over five months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, as both the DMRC and the commuters trod with caution amid the new normal in the rapid transport system. The trains will operate in batches of four-hour each from | Read more|

BJP MLA booked for rape in Uttarakhand

September 7, 2020
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BJP MLA from Dwarahat, Mahesh Negi, has been booked for rape and criminal intimidation weeks after a woman accused him of the crime in a police complaint, police said. An FIR was registered against Negi at the Nehru Colony police station here on Sunday under sections 376 (rape) and 506 (criminal intimidation) of the IP | Read more|

Quarantine-weary Brazilians head to beaches despite warnings

September 7, 2020
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Suellen de Souza could no longer endure the confinement. After six months of precautions, the Brazilian nursing technician decided that Sunday would be her first day at the beach since the pandemic began. "This week it was very hot... the truth is I really wanted to come" to the beach, said the 21-year-old at Rio de Ja | Read more|

Kangana Ranaut To Be Provided Y+ Category Security

September 7, 2020
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Kangana Ranaut will be provided Y-Plus category security, government sources said today in the middle of a huge row over the actor's comments comparing Mumbai to Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK). Kangana Ranaut will be protected by a Personal Security Officer and 11 armed policemen including commandos, sources in the Un | Read more|

COVID-19 tally in India crosses 41-lakh mark

September 6, 2020
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India's COVID-19 tally of cases went past 41 lakh with a record 90,632 people being infected in a day, while 31,80,865 people have recuperated so far pushing the national recovery rate to 77.32 per cent on Sunday, according to the Union Health Ministry data. The total coronavirus cases mounted to 41,13,811, while the d | Read more|

Sushant case: NCB summons Rhea; serves notice at home

September 6, 2020
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A Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) team reached actress Rhea Chakraborty's home in Mumbai on Sunday morning to serve her summons for joining probe in the drugs case linked to the death of her live-in partner and actor Sushant Singh Rajput, officials said. The agency has said that it wants to question Rhea, 28, the main a | Read more|