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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
Categories: Current News in India

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.
Categories: Current News in India

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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Dom's Take: Will Bihar women vote for Nitish?

Rediff News - Wed, 10/28/2020 - 07:32
Dominic Xavier wonders whether Bihari women will remember what Nitish Kumar has done for them or whether electorate amnesia will set in.
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Flyers test positive, Hong Kong bars AI flights again

Rediff News - Wed, 10/28/2020 - 07:28
Previous bans were on the airline's Delhi-Hong Kong flights during September 20-October 3 and August 18-August 31 and October 17-October 30. Passengers from India can arrive in Hong Kong only if they have a COVID-19 negative certificate from a test done within 72 hours prior to the journey, according to rules issued by the Hong Kong government in July.
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Tejashwi seeks HC-monitored probe into Munger firing

Rediff News - Wed, 10/28/2020 - 06:51
Accompanied by Congress general secretary Randeep Surjewala and other leaders of the Grand Alliance, Yadav made a scathing attack on Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his deputy Sushil Kumar Modi, asking who gave permission to the Munger police to act like 'General Dyer'.
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Covid cases per million in India remain among lowest

Rediff News - Wed, 10/28/2020 - 06:35
While the global figure for COVID-19 cases per million is 5,552, India is reporting 5,790 cases per million population. The United States, Brazil, France, the United Kingdom, Russia and South Africa are witnessing much higher numbers.
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NIA raids NGOs, trust in J-K terror funding case

Rediff News - Wed, 10/28/2020 - 06:16
The National Investigation Agency on Wednesday searched 10 locations in the Valley and one in Bengaluru in connection with a case related to NGOs and trusts diverting funds meant for charitable activities to 'secessionist and separatist activities' in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said.
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Implement Places of Worship Act strictly: Waqf board

Rediff News - Wed, 10/28/2020 - 05:58
The Places of Worship (Special Provisions) Act, 1991 provides for maintaining the 'religious character' of holy structures as it existed on August 15, 1947.
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Twitter showing Ladakh in China a criminal act: Lekhi

Rediff News - Wed, 10/28/2020 - 05:43
Microblogging site Twitter's explanations to a parliamentary panel on showing Ladakh as part of China are inadequate and the act amounts to criminal offence attracting imprisonment of seven years, committee chairman Meenakshi Lekhi said on Wednesday.
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Bihar polls: 33% voting till 1 am in first phase

Rediff News - Wed, 10/28/2020 - 04:56
A total of 71 assembly segments of the state's 243 constituencies are voting in the first phase in which nearly 2.15 crore voters will decide the electoral fate of over 1,000 candidates.
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Why national flag hoisting prevented in Srinagar: Sena

Rediff News - Wed, 10/28/2020 - 04:43
An editorial in Sena mouthpiece Saamana also asked what has changed in Jammu and Kashmir after the abrogation of Article 370, and said 'Hindutva means nationalism'.
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