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What TN protestors scored by scrapping Murali's '800'

Rediff News - Thu, 10/29/2020 - 00:00
'For the Tamil Nadu protestors to openly ask popular film actor Vijay Sethupathi not to don Murali in 800 is a travesty in every sense. It may have given them a cause to tell the world, and the governments in New Delhi, Colombo and Chennai, that the Sri Lankan ethnic issue was still alive in the state -- more so, during the current run-up to two major events in the first half of 2021,' says N Sathiya Moorthy.
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2020 US Prez poll to be most expensive in history

Rediff News - Wed, 10/28/2020 - 23:44
The Center for Responsive Politics said that an 'extraordinary influx' of political donations in the final months -- driven by a Supreme Court battle and closely watched races for the White House and Senate -- pushed total spending in the election past the previously estimated 11 billion dollars figure.
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Delhi docs end hunger strike after salaries released

Rediff News - Wed, 10/28/2020 - 22:55
While five resident doctors of Hindu Rao Hospital had been sitting on a relay hunger strike since Friday, the senior doctors of the North Corporation-run facilities had gone on an indefinite strike on Tuesday. Their associations had joined hands in solidarity since Tuesday.
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Take to the skies with these brilliant images!

Rediff News - Wed, 10/28/2020 - 22:37
Aerial photography has an uncanny ability to literally offer a fresh perspective on subjects that have been photographed to death, and this ability is on full display in the winners gallery of the first annual Aerial Photography Awards. The grand prize winner was Belgium's Sebastien Nagy, who was declared Aerial Photographer of the Year 2020. Scroll down to view some of the best images from the contest.
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India strongly deplores attacks on French Prez

Rediff News - Wed, 10/28/2020 - 14:47
Following the MEA statement, French Ambassador to India Emmanuel Lenain thanked India saying both countries can count on each other in the fight against terrorism.
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JEE candidate who got 99.8% held for using proxy

Rediff News - Wed, 10/28/2020 - 14:46
The candidate admitted this fraud to a friend during a phone call which was recorded, police said.
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LAC row: Talks with China to continue, says Rajnath

Rediff News - Wed, 10/28/2020 - 13:56
The defence minister clearly asserted that there will be no budgetary constraints to enhance the capability of the Army and meeting its other requirements.
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Delhi University VC suspended over 'dereliction of duty'

Rediff News - Wed, 10/28/2020 - 12:31
Tyagi is possibly the first Delhi University VC to face suspension. University officials said such an action had not been taken against any VC in at least three decades.
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Act against Rahul for tweet seeking votes: BJP to EC

Rediff News - Wed, 10/28/2020 - 12:20
As per the complaint, Gandhi had "issued a statement on Twitter asking for votes... today. The time for making appeal for the first phase of polls was over 28 hours earlier".
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6 BSP MLAs rebel in UP, hint they may leave party

Rediff News - Wed, 10/28/2020 - 11:14
'It's the same problem with all six of us. Behenji (Mayawati) is not to be blamed, but the coordinators have acted in a manner which has depressed us and we thought what is the use of remaining with such a party'
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No information on creation of Aarogya Setu app: Govt

Rediff News - Wed, 10/28/2020 - 10:54
Information Commissioner, in a terse order, pointed out that the website of the application mentions that the content on it is "owned, updated and maintained" by MyGov and MeitY
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Allow Mumbai local trains for all: Maha govt to Rlys

Rediff News - Wed, 10/28/2020 - 10:40
At present only certain categories of persons including essential services staff can travel by local trains, Mumbai's lifeline, due to the coronavirus threat.
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Smriti Irani tests positive for COVID-19

Rediff News - Wed, 10/28/2020 - 10:27
She asked people who came in contact with her to get themselves tested at the earliest.
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Scientists find brain abnormalities in Covid patients

Rediff News - Wed, 10/28/2020 - 09:59
The scientists explained that patients are recommended an EEG test when they have a slowed reaction to stimuli, followed by seizure-like events, speech issues, confusion, or an inability to wake up after sedation.
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FIR against Sushant's sisters 'speculative': CBI

Rediff News - Wed, 10/28/2020 - 09:41
The Central Bureau of Investigation also pointed out that it is probing the complaint filed by Rajput's father K K Singh against Chakraborty and her family members for allegedly abetting the 34-year-old actor's suicide.
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2+2 2020 could be a game changer

Rediff News - Wed, 10/28/2020 - 09:26
With the situation in Ladakh tense and no resolution in sight the trigger to take the India-US relationship to a transformational one is already there, observes Lieutenant General Syed Ata Hasnain (retd).
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Our vision of Lanka different from 'predator' China: US

Rediff News - Wed, 10/28/2020 - 08:49
Pompeo, who became the Trump administration's highest ranking official to visit Sri Lanka, said that the US and Sri Lanka shared a vision for democracy to build a relationship and the "freedom to hold democratic elections".
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SC directs states to provide dry ration to sex workers

Rediff News - Wed, 10/28/2020 - 08:10
A bench headed by Justice L Nageswara Rao directed the state governments to get help from the National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO) and legal services authorities to identify sex workers and maintain confidentiality pertaining to the identity of sex workers.
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PM doesn't talk about unemployment: Rahul

Rediff News - Wed, 10/28/2020 - 07:49
Addressing his rally at Valmiki Nagar, the former Congress president said he was pained to see that Prime Minister Modi's effigy was burnt in Punjab on the occasion of Dusshera, and added that it reflected the 'anger' of youths and farmers.
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Border standoff with India bilateral issue: China

Rediff News - Wed, 10/28/2020 - 07:42
The remarks by the Chinese foreign ministry came a day after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo assured India that the US stands firmly with it to confront threats to its sovereignty.
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