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  • Two killed in light aircraft crash in Russia's Irkutsk region - Emergencies
  • J&K Bank heist: Vehicle used by robbers, snatched rifle recovered in Baramulla
  • India, US will act in concert to mobilise climate finance, deploy clean energy
  • Traffic remains suspended to dozens of far-flung, remote areas in Kashmir
  • TDP senior leader Dhulipalla Narendra arrested
  • CAR hopes to secure loans from Russia, can offer mining guarantees: Minister
  • Six die while swimming in two separate accidents
  • Only stranded vehicles to ply on Srinagar-Jammu highway
  • Drug peddler held, narcotics recovered in Anantnag
  • Eight confirmed dead in Shanghai factory fire
  • TN CM urges PM to supply 20 lakh doses of COVID vaccine
  • Foreign Ministers of Turkey, Afghanistan, Pakistan to meet in Istanbul
  • Major tragedy averted; powerful IED defused in Pulwama
  • India registers record 332,730 new COVID-19 Cases, 2,263 deaths
  • Telangana witnesses 6,206 new COVID-19 cases, record 29 fatalities until Thursday night
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Foreign Ministers of Turkey, Afghanistan, Pakistan to meet in Istanbul

Foreign Ministers of Turkey, Afghanistan, Pakistan to meet in Istanbul

23 Apr 2021 | 11:43 AM

Ankara, Apr 23 (UNI) A trilateral meeting between foreign ministers of Turkey, Afghanistan and Pakistan will take place in Istanbul on Friday.

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Around 130 asylum seekers feared dead after boat capsizes off Libya

Around 130 asylum seekers feared dead after boat capsizes off Libya

23 Apr 2021 | 8:55 AM

Tripoli, Apr 23 (UNI) Around 130 asylum seekers are feared dead after a rubber boat capsized in the Mediterranean Sea off the Libyan coast, SOS Mediterranee, non-governmental organisation, said on Thursday.

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Canada bans flight from India, Pakistan for 30 days

Canada bans flight from India, Pakistan for 30 days

23 Apr 2021 | 8:37 AM

Ottawa, Apr 23 (UNI) Canada on Thursday announced a 30-day ban on all passengers flights from India and Pakistan effective Thursday, citing exponential rise in COVID-19 cases in both the countries.

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Pakistan stay out: Afghan President

Pakistan stay out: Afghan President

22 Apr 2021 | 10:49 PM

Kabul, Apr 22 (UNI) Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday called on Pakistan to not to interfere in his country and rein in the Taliban so as to ensure peaceful departure of NATO forces next month.

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UN chief warns world on verge of climate abyss, says leaders must take action

22 Apr 2021 | 8:34 PM

Washington, Apr 22 (UNI) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres issued a stark warning to world leaders joining the climate summit of an impending crisis caused by a buildup of greenhouse gases to the highest level in 3 million years, in a speech to the virtual event hosted by President Joe Biden on Thursday.

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Foreign Ministers of Afghanistan, Pakistan, Turkey to meet in Istanbul: Ankara

22 Apr 2021 | 8:09 PM

Ankara, Apr 22 (UNI) Turkish Foreign Ministry announced on Thursday that a trilateral meeting between foreign ministers of Turkey, Afghanistan and Pakistan will take place in Istanbul on April 23.

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Pakistan court grants bail to Leader of Opposition

Pakistan court grants bail to Leader of Opposition

22 Apr 2021 | 6:39 PM

Islamabad, Apr 22(UNI) The Lahore High Court (LHC) granted post-arrest bail to Pakistan's Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif on Thursday in a money laundering case.

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Australia cuts flights by 30 pc from India

Australia cuts flights by 30 pc from India

22 Apr 2021 | 6:36 PM

Canberra, Apr 22 (UNI) Australia on Thursday decided to cut the number of flights from India which is seeing a rise in COVID -19 cases and limited Australians who need to go there to "only very urgent cases".

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Russia starts massive drills in Crimea amid tensions

22 Apr 2021 | 6:23 PM

Moscow, Apr 22 (UNI) Russia kicked off large-scale military exercises in Crimea on Thursday amid escalated tensions with Ukraine.

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Disruption in vaccine supply to Bangladesh will soon end: Indian High Commissioner

Disruption in vaccine supply to Bangladesh will soon end: Indian High Commissioner

22 Apr 2021 | 4:49 PM

Dhaka, Apr 22 (UNI) India has so far provided seven million Covid vaccines to Bangladesh and the remaining doses will be delivered very soon, Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Vikram Doraiswamy said here on Thursday morning.

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Perseverance Mars Rover extracts oxygen from red planet atmosphere for 1st time: NASA

Perseverance Mars Rover extracts oxygen from red planet atmosphere for 1st time: NASA

22 Apr 2021 | 9:14 AM

Washington, Apr 22 (UNI) US rover Perseverance has extracted oxygen from the atmosphere of Mars for the first time in history, NASA said.

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Four dead, 12 injured in blast at hotel in Balochistan's Quetta

Four dead, 12 injured in blast at hotel in Balochistan's Quetta

22 Apr 2021 | 8:25 AM

Islamabad, Apr 22 (UNI) At least four people, including a police official, were killed and 12 others wounded in an explosion in the parking area of a four-star hotel in Balochistan's capital Quetta on Wednesday night, police said.

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Three dead, 13 injured in blast at hotel in Balochistan's Quetta

22 Apr 2021 | 12:48 AM

Islamabad, Apr 21 (UNI) Three people were killed and 13 others wounded in an explosion in the parking area of a four-star hotel in Balochistan's capital Quetta, police said.
According to the Dawn newspaper, the blast occurred at 2230 hrs on Wednesday.

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At least 2 officers killed in southern Nigeria

21 Apr 2021 | 9:03 PM

Abuja, Apr 21 (UNI) At least two law enforcement officers have been killed and several others were injured during an attack on a police station in the Nigerian southern state of Enugu, media reported on Wednesday.

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US lawmaker recommends Pulitzer for teen who filmed police murder of Floyd

21 Apr 2021 | 8:20 PM

Washington, Apr 21 (UNI) Darnella Frazier, the teenager who filmed the video of George Floyd's murder, should win a Pulitzer Prize for photojournalism, US Senator Tim Kaine said on Wednesday.

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