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Blaze at Mumbai mall doused after 56 hours

Rediff News - Sun, 10/25/2020 - 01:49
This is probably one of the longest fire-fighting operations in Mumbai in recent times.
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India needs to grow bigger than China: RSS chief

Rediff News - Sun, 10/25/2020 - 01:41
Bhagwat said that the 'Hindutva' word is applicable to all the 1.3 billion people of the country.
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COVID-19: India records 50,129 fresh cases, 578 deaths

Rediff News - Sun, 10/25/2020 - 01:27
There are 6,68,154 active cases of COVID-19 in the country as on date which comprise 8.50 per cent of the total caseload, the data stated.
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Hope to convert INS Viraat into museum fading

Rediff News - Sun, 10/25/2020 - 00:31
A private company, which showed interest in converting Viraat into a museum, is yet to get a NOC for the project from the MoD.
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Biden slams Trump for calling India 'filthy'

Rediff News - Sun, 10/25/2020 - 00:16
It's not how you talk about friends and it's not how you solve global challenges like climate change,Biden said in a tweet.
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'Unlike UP...': Rahul's counter to BJP on Punjab rape

Rediff News - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 11:14
"Unlike in UP, the governments of Punjab and Rajasthan are not denying that the girl was raped, threatening her family and blocking the course of justice. If they do, I will go there to fight for justice," he tweeted.
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Article 370 won't be restored: R S Prasad

Rediff News - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 10:54
Prasad asserted that Article 370, which gave the erstwhile state a special status and was revoked last year, will not be restored.
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'Lalten yug' has ended in Bihar: Nitish Kumar

Rediff News - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 10:29
The Bihar CM further recounted the work done by his government to boost social welfare in the state and the efforts to strengthen the law and order in the state.
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Delhi's air quality continues to be 'very poor'

Rediff News - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 09:28
"The overall Delhi's Air Quality Index is in the very poor category with few Delhi locations entering at higher zone but that will be short lived. This is mainly because the extremely calm local surface winds which were prevailing yesterday are likely to increase slightly and may further pick-up by Oct 26," SAFAR said.
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J-K coalition to be led by Farooq Abdullah

Rediff News - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 08:39
The Lok Sabha member from Srinagar was elected chairman of the PAGD after the first meeting of the amalgam at the residence of Peoples Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti.
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Sitharaman backs BJP's free COVID vaccine promise

Rediff News - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 07:20
Speaking to reporters, Sitharaman, a senior BJP leader, said, "It is a manifesto announcement. A party can announce what it wants to do when it comes to power. That is exactly what is announced. Health is a state subject. It is perfectly in order."
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Stopped for not wearing helmet, woman beats up cop

Rediff News - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 06:58
A video of the incident, which went viral on social media, garnered a sharp reaction from Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut, who tweeted saying immediate action must be taken against the woman, as it was the matter of Mumbai police's honour and tagged state Home Minister Anil Deshmukh in the post.
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SEE: TMC's Nusrat Jahan dances, plays Dhak

Rediff News - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 06:16
Accompanied by her husband, Nusrat wearing a white and red pat saree and mask offered Anjali (flowers) on the auspicious Maha Ashtami day at the Suruchi Sangha pandal in New Alipore.
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BJP questions Cong's silence at girl's rape in Punjab

Rediff News - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 06:13
Noting that the young girl belonged to a Dalit migrant family from Bihar, Finance Minister and senior BJP leader Nirmala Sitharaman also took a swipe at Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav, questioning if he had asked Rahul Gandhi about the issue while holding a joint poll campaign with him in the state.
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Former Maha CM Fadnavis tests positive for Covid-19

Rediff News - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 05:48
"I have been working every single day since the lockdown, but now it seems that God wantsme to stop for a while and take a break! I have tested #COVID19 positive and in isolation. Taking all medication and treatment as per the advice of the doctors," he said.
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Covid: Sena not to have Dussehra rally at Shivaji Park

Rediff News - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 05:07
This is for the first time the rally will not be held at the Shivaji Park, where party workers gather in large numbers to hear the party chief address them on Dussehra evening.
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Covid-19 leaves Ravana effigy business on last legs

Rediff News - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 04:47
Hundreds of artisans every Dussehra would earn enough this season to see them through the entire year. Not this time though with COVID-19 continuing its spread and fear of contracting the disease keeping most people away from festivities.
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US does not want India-China row to escalate: Official

Rediff News - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 04:10
The official told the reporters during a conference call on Friday, ahead of the next week's 2+2 India-US Ministerial in New Delhi, that the Trump administration was providing support to India through defence sales, joint military exercises and information sharing.
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India may ban imported liquor at army shops

Rediff News - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 03:12
The CSD runs one of the largest retail store chains in the country with over 3,500 canteens spread from Siachen glacier in the north to Andaman and Nicobar Islands territory in the southernmost part of the country.
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Biden vows free COVID vaccine if elected as US prez

Rediff News - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 02:59
In a major policy speech on the coronavirus in his home state of Delaware, Biden on Friday flayed US President Donald Trump for his policies to combat the coronavirus pandemic that has killed over 220,000 people and has had a devastating impact on the country's economy.
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