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  • Australians can invest in India's infra projects, Sitharaman tells Abbott
  • Himachal reports 256 cases, 4 deaths in past 24 hours
  • Assam border issue discussed in Nagaland Assembly
  • After removal from Chief Secy's post, Khachi takes premature retirement
  • PM to interact with heads of missions to push exports
  • 1st Test: India 125/4 at stumps, trail England by 58 runs on rain-hit Day 2
  • 1st Test: India 125/4 at stumps, trail England by 58 runs on rain-hit Day 2
  • Himachal HC vacates stay on permitted felling, lopping of trees
  • Amazon postpones employee return to office until January 2022
  • Experts see India's investor-friendly image shoring up as Modi govt proposes to scrap retrospective tax provisions
  • NC's democratic, peaceful battle for restoration of special status of J&K will continue: Dr Farooq
  • Covid-19: M'rashtra reports 6,695 new cases, 120 deaths
  • Raisi sworn in as Iran's new president
  • India rejects reference to J&K by OIC, says it has no locus standi
  • COVID: Aurangabad reports 2 deaths, 16 positive cases
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At least 21 Taliban militants killed in clashes in Afghan province

At least 21 Taliban militants killed in clashes in Afghan province

Kabul, Oct 1 (UNI) At least 21 Taliban militants have been killed and 17 injured during clashes and airstrikes in Afghanistan's southern Uruzgan province, a provincial government spokesman said on Thursday.
"Militants armed with guns and propelled grenades resumed fighting with security forces on Tuesday.
The ground forces responded to the attack and Afghan Air Force also supported them in the fight against the militants," spokesman Ahmad Shah Sahil told Xinhua news ageny.
Civilians and security forces did not suffer casualties during Tuesday's fighting, the official said.
The mountainous Dihrawud district, in the western part of provincial capital Tirin Kot city, has been the scene of heavy clashes in recent weeks as scores of Taliban militants attacked the remote district, trying to capture control of the area.
More than 100 security forces and Taliban militants have been killed and many others wounded in clashes in the province, 370 km in the southwest of Afghanistan's capital Kabul, in recent weeks.
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Amazon postpones employee return to office until January 2022

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Raisi sworn in as Iran's new president

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