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Israel to build over 1,300 settler homes in West Bank

Israel to build over 1,300 settler homes in West Bank

JERUSALEM: Israel on Sunday announced plans to build more residences for Jewish settlers in the occupied West Bank, drawing immediate condemnation from Palestinians, peace activists and neighbouring Jordan. The announcement from the housing and construction ministry in right-wing Prime Minister Naftali Bennett’s government said tenders had been published for 1,355 homes in the West Bank, […]

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Karnataka Students Return To Schools After 18 Months As Classes Reopen Post Covid-19

Karnataka Students Return To Schools After 18 Months As Classes Reopen Post Covid-19

The primary schools re-opened for students in Karnataka on Monday with strict adherence to Covid-19 guidelines. The officials said several private schools however across the state have decided to reopen schools for the students, only after Diwali. Several schools had made special arrangements by decorating premises and classrooms to welcome students. “I’m happy to come […]

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Erdogan threatens to expel 10 Western ambassadors

Erdogan threatens to expel 10 Western ambassadors

ISTANBUL: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday threatened to expel the US, German and eight other Western ambassadors after they issued a rare joint statement in support of a jailed civil society leader. Parisian-born philanthropist and activist Osman Kavala, 64, has been in jail without a conviction since 2017, becoming a symbol of what […]

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Eight Dead In Car Accident In Haryana’s Jhajjar

Eight Dead In Car Accident In Haryana’s Jhajjar

Eight people were killed while one was injured in an accident in Haryana’s Jhajjar district on Friday, police said. According to the police, the accident occurred along KMP Expressway at Badii area in the district, after a car was hit by another vehicle from behind, following which it rammed into a truck, leaving eight people […]

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South Korea test-launches 1st domestically made space rocket

South Korea test-launches 1st domestically made space rocket

South Korea test launched its first domestically produced space rocket on Thursday in what officials describe as an important step in the country’s pursuit of a satellite launch programme. It wasn’t immediately clear whether the three-stage Nuri rocket succeeded in delivering a dummy payload – a 1.5-ton block of stainless steel and aluminum – into […]

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Uttarakhand Floods: Amit Shah To Undertake Aerial Survey Of Rain-Hit Regions Today

Uttarakhand Floods: Amit Shah To Undertake Aerial Survey Of Rain-Hit Regions Today

Union Home Minister Amit Shah arrived in Dehradun late on Wednesday to take stock of the situation in the rain-ravaged parts of Uttarakhand. Three days of incessant rains have left a trail of death and devastation in the state killing 52 people, damaging roads,  bridges and railway tracks besides destroying standing crop. Chief Minister Pushkar […]

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No major injuries after plane runs off Texas runway, burns

No major injuries after plane runs off Texas runway, burns

No one was seriously hurt when an airplane bound for Boston ran off a runway and burned on Tuesday morning near Houston in the US state of Texas, authorities said. The McDonnell Douglas MD-87 was carrying 21 people when it rolled through a fence and caught fire while trying to take off from the Houston […]

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Amarinder Singh To Launch New Party, Open To Seat Arrangement With BJP

Amarinder Singh To Launch New Party, Open To Seat Arrangement With BJP

Former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday said he would soon launch his own political party and is hopeful of seat arrangement with the BJP if the farmers’ issue is resolved in their interest. Singh resigned as chief minister of Punjab last month after a bitter feud with Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu and […]

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China says recent test was spacecraft, not missile

China says recent test was spacecraft, not missile

BEIJING: China on Monday denied a report it had recently launched a hypersonic missile, saying it tested a spacecraft to trial reusable technologies. The Financial Times reported that Beijing had launched a nuclear-capable missile in August that circled the Earth at low orbit before narrowly missing its target. FT sources said the hypersonic missile was […]

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India Records Lowest Covid-19 Infections in 231 Days, Active Cases At 277 Day Low

India Records Lowest Covid-19 Infections in 231 Days, Active Cases At 277 Day Low

India logged 13,058 new coronavirus infections, the lowest in 231 days, taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 3,40,94,373, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Tuesday. The death toll climbed to 4,52,454 with 164 fresh fatalities, while the active cases declined to 1,83,118, the lowest in 227 days, according to the data updated at 8 am. The daily rise in new coronavirus infections has been below 30,000 for […]

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