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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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With RJD manifesto, Tejashwi vows to create new Bihar

Rediff News - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 02:21
"This is not a manifesto, it is our pledge to bring a change which is set to become true. Every sector has been taken into consideration while preparing this manifesto so that we can make Bihar a happy, better and prosperous state," Tejashwi Yadav said while releasing vision document.
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This amazing Dubai fountain broke the world record!

Rediff News - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 02:08
Adorned with over 3,000 LED lights, Dubai's only multicoloured fountain, designed with colour and brightness controls, will be open to the public all year round.
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53,370 new cases take India's Covid tally to 78,14,682

Rediff News - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 01:38
The COVID-19 case fatality rate has further declined to 1.51 per cent.
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36 hours on, fire continues at Mumbai mall

Rediff News - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 01:35
The fire had erupted on the second floor of the basement-plus-three storied mall at 8.50 pm on Thursday.
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'Seditious act': BJP on Mehbooba's Tricolour remark

Rediff News - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 00:13
The Congress too condemned Mufti's statement on the Tricolour, saying it is unacceptable and has hurt sentiments of people.
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ED summons Punjab CM's son in FEMA case

Rediff News - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 13:35
Raninder Singh has been asked to depose at the central probe agency's office in Jalandhar on October 27, they said.
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Bharat Biotech's 'Covaxin' gets nod for Phase 3 trial

Rediff News - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 12:54
The phase 3 clinical trial will cover around 28,500 subjects, aged 18 years and above, and it will be conducted in 21 sites across ten states, including Delhi, Mumbai, Patna and Lucknow.
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Pak to stay on terror financing 'grey list'

Rediff News - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 11:17
Pakistan failed to fulfil six of the 27 mandates so far as a result of which the country continues to be in the grey list of the FATF.
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Next 3 months decisive for India: Vardhan on COVID-19

Rediff News - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 11:07
He also highlighted that the number of active COVID-19 cases in the country are less than 7 lakh and the doubling rate has increased to 97.2 days.
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