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NZ PM prayed at temple after defeating Covid?

The Times of India - Wed, 08/12/2020 - 08:24
Video of New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern visiting a Hindu temple is being shared with a claim that she prayed there after defeating coronavirus.
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Renault Duster to debut turbo-petrol: Key highlights

The Times of India - Wed, 08/12/2020 - 07:59
Renault India is getting ready to drive in Duster turbo-petrol variant in September. The SUV will not be a complete departure from the current model but will hold new styling cues. Renault India plans to bring the SUV into the market in September. Here’s what we know so far about Renault Duster turbo-petrol:
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Bengaluru riots a well-planned act: Minister

Rediff News - Wed, 08/12/2020 - 07:55
Karnataka Revenue Minister R Ashoka said the 'traitors,' who perpetrated the riots would be dealt with an iron hand and steps would be taken to ensure that such incidents do not recur.
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Defence import curbs: PM reviewed capabilities

The Times of India - Wed, 08/12/2020 - 07:53
Prime Minister Narendra Modi took extensive review meetings of the defence ministry departments dealing with indigenous defence production and development before the release of the negative import list by the government under which 101 items and equipment have been banned for procurement from abroad.
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B'luru violence 'well-planned', rioters to be dealt with iron hand: K'taka min

The Times of India - Wed, 08/12/2020 - 07:50
Terming the violence in the city as a 'well planned act,' Karnataka revenue minister R Ashoka on Wednesday said the 'traitors,' who perpetrated the riots would be dealt with an iron hand and steps would be taken to ensure that such incidents do not recur. Ashoka said, "The manner in which the riots were perpetrated shows that it was a well planned act."
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Caravan reporters allege assault in Northeast Delhi

Rediff News - Wed, 08/12/2020 - 07:40
The magazine alleged that the mob physically assaulted the staffers, threatened to kill them and also used communal slurs.
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COVID-19: Record 56,110 recuperate in 1 day in India

Rediff News - Wed, 08/12/2020 - 07:38
India's COVID-19 recovery rate soared past 70 per cent on Wednesday with 16,39,599 people having recuperated from the disease so far in the country, while active cases comprise 27.64 per cent of the total caseload.
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2 HAL Light Combat Helicopters deployed at Leh

The Times of India - Wed, 08/12/2020 - 07:32
The Hindustan Aeronautics Limited said on Wednesday two Light Combat Helicopters (LCH) produced by it have been deployed for operations at high altitude (Leh sector) at short notice to support IAF missions, "in the light of the prevailing situation on the border."
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Pilot's back and Gehlot's headache continues

Rediff News - Wed, 08/12/2020 - 06:55
The coming weeks will be a tightrope walk for Gehlot who has 100 loyalists MLAs waiting to be rewarded on one side and the dissidents who wanted to be rehabilitated on the other, observes Prakash Bhandari.
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IAF miffed about negative portrayal in 'Gunjan Saxena'

Rediff News - Wed, 08/12/2020 - 06:55
The IAF in its letter to the censor board, and sent to Netflix and Dharma Productions, has stated that as per initial understanding, "Dharma Productions had agreed to represent Indian Air Force with authenticity and make all efforts to ensure that the film helps to inspire the next generation of IAF officers. " However, when the trailer of the movie was released recently, it was observed that "certain scenes and dialogues in the movie and its trailer, which was forwarded to this office for viewing, have been found to portray the IAF in an undue negative light."
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First batch of vaccine in 2 weeks: Russian health min

Rediff News - Wed, 08/12/2020 - 06:52
"Within two weeks, the first batch of the vaccine will be released," Murashko said at a press conference.
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Kareena expecting second child with Saif Ali Khan

The Times of India - Wed, 08/12/2020 - 06:41
Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor have finally put all speculations to rest by officially announcing that they are expecting a second baby. The couple shared in a statement, “We are very pleased to announce that we are expecting an addition to our family !!Thank you to all our well wishers for all their love and support.”
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'Since Aug '19, I've done business only for 25 days'

Rediff News - Wed, 08/12/2020 - 06:19
'What matters right now is what I am able to do in these times of distress for the people of J and amp;K.'
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Pranab Mukherjee continues to be critical: Hospital

Rediff News - Wed, 08/12/2020 - 06:07
'Shri Pranab Mukherjee's health condition continues to remain critical. Presently he is haemodynamically stable and on a ventilator,' a statement from the hospital said.
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Dom's Take: From Russia with Love?

Rediff News - Wed, 08/12/2020 - 06:06
Dominic Xavier offers his take on Russia's covid vaccine which scientists are sceptical about.
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How fake social media account biz is thriving

The Times of India - Wed, 08/12/2020 - 06:04
A look at how the business of fake social media accounts, likes and infuencers is thriving in today's world
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NSCN-IM seeks removal of Nagaland Guv as interlocutor

Rediff News - Wed, 08/12/2020 - 06:00
'All the hard work of 23 years of Indo-Naga political talks having passed through six successive prime ministers is coming to a nauseating end because of the mischief that keeps boiling in the hands of this interlocutor who has become more a liability than anything,' the NSCN IM said.
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