Friday, 3 July 2020

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Mexico, Ireland, India, Norway elected to UN Security Council

UNITED NATIONS: Mexico, India, Ireland and Norway were elected to the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday, but the 193 U.N. member states must return on Thursday to continue voting to fill one more vacant seat after there was no clear winner. Canada lost out to Ireland and Norway in ...

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Indian Air Force MIG-29 Fighter Plane Crashes

JALANDHAR: A Mig-29 aircraft airborne on a training mission from an Air Force base near Jalandhar met with an accident, said Indian Air Force (IAF) officials on Friday. The pilot has been rescued by a helicopter and has been admitted to a hospital. The aircraft had developed a technical snag ...

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I can manage both tennis and motherhood: Sania Mirza

MANCHESTER: Tennis player Sania Mirza, who made a successful return after completing her maternity leave, has said that the way she managed everything else, she is confident that she can also manage both tennis and motherhood. “A lot of people questioned it even when I was trying to make that ...

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Turkey orders 48-hour curfew in 31 big cities

ANKARA: Turkey has imposed a 48-hour curfew in 31 provinces beginning at midnight as part of measures to stem the spread of COVID-19, the country’s interior ministry announced on Friday (local time). The curfew is ordered in the capital Ankara, Adana, Antalya, Aydin, Balikesir, Bursa, Denizli, Diyarbakir, Erzurum, Eskisehir, Gaziantep, ...

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PM Boris Johnson visits Hindu temple in Neasden

LONDON: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson visited the Swaminarayan Mandir in Neasden here and pledged to extend his support to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his mission to build a new India. Johnson’s visit to temple comes ahead of UK’s crucial General Election on Thursday where he is seeking re-election. ...

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De Kock won’t shy away from Proteas captaincy

CAPE TOWN: Proteas wicketkeeper-batsman Quinton de Kock has had a few opportunities to captain the national team, the latest coming in the white-ball leg of the recent tour to India. With regular skipper Faf du Plessis not included in the three-match T20 International series against India, de Kock led the ...

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Sunny Deol hopes Kartarpur will bring peace between Indo-Pak

BOLLYWOOD Actor-turned-politician Sunny Deol expressed happiness after visiting the Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur and hoped it will help in bringing peace between India and Pakistan. Speaking to ANI, Deol said, “It was a really nice visit. I hope that the corridor further helps in maintaining peace (between India and Pakistan). ...

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Sunny Deol heading to Pakistan for Kartarpur opening ceremony

MUMBAI: Indian actor turned politician Sunny Doel announced on Friday that he will be part of the inaugural ceremony of the Kartarpur Corridor which will be held on November 9. BJP MP saying, “If I won’t go, who will? I’ll definitely go. It is my area and my home.” Doel ...

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TikTok surpasses Facebook, Instagram in app downloads

LONDON: Video creating and sharing app, TikTok, has surpassed top social networking apps including Instagram, Snapchat, Helo, and Twitter, in terms of downloads on the Google Play Store. The Sensor Tower Report 2019 ranked TikTok as the most downloaded social media app worldwide for September 2019 with close to 60 ...

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Five people killed in light plane crash in western Mexico

MEXICO CITY: Five people died in a crash of a light aeroplane in Mexico’s western Michoacan state, regional prosecutors said, citing preliminary data. “Employees of the prosecutor general’s office have been dispatched to the area of the Las Juntas community, in the Madero municipality, for probing a plane crash, which ...

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