Wednesday, 21 October 2020

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Floods kill 60 in India, damage crops

MUMBAI: Floods brought by heavy rains and overflowing rivers across large swathes of western and southern India have killed at least 60 people since Wednesday and damaged rice, cotton and other crops worth billions of rupees, officials said. The worst affected state was Telangana, where excessive unseasonal rainfall on Wednesday ...

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Bollywood Star Akshay Kumar Drinks Cow Urine Daily

BOLLYWOOD star Akshay Kumar has revealed that he drinks cow urine daily, joining a growing number of Indians who believe it has medicinal benefits – including against the coronavirus. Kumar is considered a staunch supporter of Hindu nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party, which has earmarked millions of Dollars for ...

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India behind high-profile terrorist attacks in Pakistan

NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD: National Security Advisor to Prime Minister of Pakistan, Mooed Yusuf revealed that India was involved in at least four high-profile terrorist attacks in Pakistan, saying that Islamabad had “proof to the T” of New Delhi’s involvement. In an interview to veteran Indian journalist Karan Thapar for The Wire, Yusuf said ...

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At UN, Pakistani leader calls India a sponsor of hate

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday assailed India’s Hindu nationalist government and its moves to cement control of Muslim-majority Kashmir, calling India a state sponsor of hatred and prejudice against Islam. Khan said at the annual U.N. gathering of world leaders that Islamophobia rules India and threatens the ...

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More than a dozen killed in ‘devastating’ India plane crash

KOZHIKODE: The black box of Air India flight IX-1344 that crashed in Kerala killing at least 18 people has been recovered, the Indian aviation minister said. The plane carrying 190 people crash-landed during bad weather night and tore in two, injuring scores of passengers. The Boeing 737, on a special ...

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Pakistan unveils new map, claims all of Kashmir

ISLAMABAD/NEW DELHI: The government of Pakistan has exercised its executive authority by formally laying claim to the disputed Himalayan territory of Jammu and Kashmir in a new political map, experts said on Wednesday, adding that the move was in line with the country’s decades-old position on Kashmir since it had ...

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India bootleg alcohol death toll cross 100

NEW DELHI: The death toll from a toxic bootleg alcohol scandal in the north Indian state of Punjab rose to 100. Police have arrested 25 people so far over the worsening tragedy, which started coming to light late last week, the Press Trust of India news agency said. Hundreds of ...

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New lockdowns ordered as India virus cases near one million

PATNA: One of India’s most impoverished states went into lockdown, but near-normal traffic on Patna’s streets showed the difficulty of corralling over 125 million people. The lockdown in the northern state bordering Nepal started as India reported more than 600 deaths in the previous 24 hours, and the Red Cross ...

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