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  • One militant killed in Pulwama encounter, operation continues
  • Heavy to very heavy rain likely to occur in AP: Met
  • Covid tally in Odisha surges to 2,72,250, toll mounts to 1168
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  • Encounter ensues between militants-security forces in Pulwama
  • Kashmir Times office locked; Omar, Mehbooba react sharply
  • Strong demand in US for Indian Agri and food products
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  • Communist party leader Maruti Manpade passes away
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Bangladesh: Violence against women continued unabated says Ain O Salish Kendra

Bangladesh: Violence against women continued unabated says Ain O Salish Kendra

By Mir Afroz Zaman
Dhaka, Oct 4 (UNI) In the last nine months from January to September this year, 975 women were raped in the country. Of these, 762 have been raped by one and 208 women have been gang-raped.
Besides, 43 people were killed and 12 women committed suicide after the rape.

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Trump campaign calls for final presidential debate to focus on foreign policy

Trump campaign calls for final presidential debate to focus on foreign policy

20 Oct 2020 | 7:19 AM

Washington, Oct 20 (UNI) The Trump campaign wrote a letter to the Commission on Presidential Debates in which it demanded that the final round of presidential debates to be focused on foreign policy and dismissed as unacceptable proposals to allow the moderator to shut off the candidates’ microphones.

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Bangladesh PM urges all to follow health guidelines

Bangladesh PM urges all to follow health guidelines

19 Oct 2020 | 10:45 PM

Dhaka, Oct 19 (UNI) In the wake of Covid-19 resurge in many European and American countries, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday urged all to follow health guidelines and use face-masks in public places and gatherings, aiming to prevent the possible second wave of the pandemic in Bangladesh.

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Thai authorities to ban Telegram messaging app

Thai authorities to ban Telegram messaging app

19 Oct 2020 | 7:05 PM

Bangkok, Oct 19 (UNI) Thai authorities said on Monday that they have imposed curbs on the Telegram messaging app, which has been widely used by protesters during the ongoing anti-government protests.

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Saudi Arabia reshuffles Council of Senior Religious Scholars

19 Oct 2020 | 6:57 PM

Riyadh, Oct 19 (UNI) Saudi Arabia’s King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud on Monday issued a royal decree, which will restructure the kingdom’s Council of Senior Religious Scholars headed by Sheikh Abdulaziz Al-Sheikh and the Shura Council, Gulf News reported.

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Maryam Nawaz's husband arrested, released later

Maryam Nawaz's husband arrested, released later

19 Oct 2020 | 6:57 PM

Islamabad, Oct 19 (UNI) PML-N vice-president Maryam Nawaz's husband Captain Mohammad Safdar was on Monday arrested from a hotel in Karachi.

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