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  • Congress-NCP alliance is corrupt coalition : PM
  • Three LeT militants killed in Anantnag encounter
  • Rizvi hails Sunni Waqf board's decision to withdraw from Ayodhya case
  • Man held for inciting trouble in Srinagar
  • Chhattisgarh labourer killed by gunmen in south Kashmir
  • Nationalism of Congress is buried under burden of dynasticism, says Modi
  • Ayodhya Mediation panel submits 'settlement' report in SC
  • IIT Hyderabad & KIIT Bhubaneshwar researchers develops 'bio-bricks' from agricultural waste products
  • Karnataka CM rules out possibility of Cabinet expansion till completion of by-election
  • DRI seizes 652 grams gold at RGIA
  • Afghanistan: Car bomb blast claims 3 lives, injures 43
  • SW monsoon withdraws, NE monsoon sets in over TN, Pondy
  • PM greets Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik on his 73rd birth day
  • Commuters' woes continue as TSRTC strike enters 12th day
  • Left parties organise agitation
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Death toll rises to 19 as Typhoon Hagibis lashes Japan

Death toll rises to 19 as Typhoon Hagibis lashes Japan

13 Oct 2019 | 2:03 PM

Tokya, Oct 13 (UNI) At least 19 people have died, and another 16 missing as of 130 hrs (local time) on Sunday as Typhoon Hagibis ripped through Japan, including the Tokyo metropolitan area, leaving more than 140,000 households in Tokyo and regions close by without power.

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California becomes first US state to ban animal fur products

California becomes first US state to ban animal fur products

13 Oct 2019 | 1:25 PM

San Francisco, Oct 13 (UNI) California has become the first US state to ban the manufacture and sale of animal fur.

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Ecuador: Protesters agree to talks with government

Ecuador: Protesters agree to talks with government

13 Oct 2019 | 12:44 PM

United Nations, Oct 13 (UNI) The UN says representatives of Ecuador's government and the country's indigenous groups will hold their first direct talks later on Sunday in a bid to end days of violent protests.

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Guarding IS prisons no longer a priority, say Kurds

Guarding IS prisons no longer a priority, say Kurds

13 Oct 2019 | 12:33 PM

Damascus, Oct 13 (UNI) Kurds under attack from Turkey in northern Syria say they will no longer prioritise guarding Islamic State detainees if the offensive continues.

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World Migratory Bird Day highlights deadly risks of plastic pollution

World Migratory Bird Day highlights deadly risks of plastic pollution

13 Oct 2019 | 12:16 PM

United Nations, Oct 13 (UNI) Saturday marked the World Migratory Bird Day which, this year, raising awareness about the serious threats that plastic pollution poses to bird life, with a call for urgent measures to end the problem.

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Japan suffers deadly floods and landslides from storm

Japan suffers deadly floods and landslides from storm

13 Oct 2019 | 12:05 PM

Tokyo, Oct 13 (UNI) Typhoon Hagibis triggered floods and landslides as it battered Japan with wind speeds of 225km/h (140mph).

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Imran Khan to visit Tehran, Riyadh on Sunday in mediation efforts

Imran Khan to visit Tehran, Riyadh on Sunday in mediation efforts

13 Oct 2019 | 11:54 AM

Riyadh, Oct 13 (UNI) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan will pay an official visit to Iran and Saudi Arabia on Sunday as part of his mediation efforts aimed to ease tension between the two countries.

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Typhoon Hagibis in Japan kills 14; 27 missing

Typhoon Hagibis in Japan kills 14; 27 missing

13 Oct 2019 | 9:20 AM

Tokyo, Oct 13 (UNI) Typhoon Hagibis in Japan has taken 14 lives, while at least 27 people remain missing, Kyodo news agency reported on Sunday.

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Ecuador Prez orders curfew, militarisation in capital

Ecuador Prez orders curfew, militarisation in capital

13 Oct 2019 | 8:57 AM

Quito, Oct 13 (UNI) Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno declared curfew and militarisation of the Metropolitan District of Quito on Saturday after 10 days of anti-government protests.

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Sheikh Hasina asks BUET students to call off their stir

12 Oct 2019 | 7:19 PM

Dhaka, Oct 12 (UNI) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said that there was no justification for continuing the movement at Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) campus after the demands of the students had been met by the authorities.

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Bangladesh: BUET accepts students -5 point demand of Abrer murder

12 Oct 2019 | 7:11 PM

Dhaka, Oct 12 (UNI) The authorities of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) on Saturday accepted the students’ 5-point demand.

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Four die, 3 injured in shooting in Brooklyn

Four die, 3 injured in shooting in Brooklyn

12 Oct 2019 | 6:49 PM

New York, Oct 12 (UNI) Four men lost their lives, while three people, including a woman were injured, after they were shot-at, in a social club of Brooklyn, early on Saturday.

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Jane Fonda arrested for protesting climate change

Jane Fonda arrested for protesting climate change

12 Oct 2019 | 4:32 PM

Washington, Oct 12 (UNI) Eminent American actress and political activist, Jane Fonda, has been arrested for protesting climate change at the Capitol after citing Greta Thunberg as her inspiration.

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'World more divided than ever after Berlin Wall fell'

12 Oct 2019 | 3:23 PM

Rhodes (Greece), Oct 11 (UNI) Thirty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the world is more divided than ever, thus dialogue is urgently needed to build a more inclusive and peaceful future, experts said at the opening of the two-day Rhodes Forum.

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Japan announces highest level alert in 7 prefectures ahead of typhoon Hagibis

Japan announces highest level alert in 7 prefectures ahead of typhoon Hagibis

12 Oct 2019 | 3:15 PM

Tokyo, Oct 12 (UNI) Japan's authorities announced on Saturday the highest emergency level in seven of the country's prefectures, including Tokyo, due to torrential rains caused by the approaching Typhoon Hagibis, a public announcement made through Japan's broadcasters and mobile carriers said.

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