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  • Dalit-backward society facing institutional oppression in Yogi rule: Lallu
  • US ready to meet Russia over issue of Nuclear Arms Control
  • SAD terms unanimous passage of 3 Farm Bills as big victory for farmers and khet mazdoor
  • INC-SAD-BJP responsible for farmers' plight: AAP
  • PM Modi appeals to people not to take Covid lightly till vaccine is developed
  • 3,094 new COVID-19 cases, 50 deaths reported in Tamil Nadu
  • Thirteen pc rise in FDI in 2020
  • IPL 2020: DC win toss, elect to bat against KXIP
  • IPL 2020: DC win toss, elect to bat against KXIP
  • IPL 2020: DC win toss, elect to bat against KXIP
  • Delhi riots: Local courts take cognisance of dozen cases involving accused from both communities
  • JD (U) expels two more rebel leaders; 21 expelled so far ahead of crucial Bihar polls
  • Women allowed to travel on suburban trains from tomorrow
  • Four held for threatening Judge
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5.4-magnitude quake hits off Papua New Guinea

Hong Kong, Sep 9 (Xinhua) An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.4 jolted 112 km west of Panguna, Papua New Guinea at 1057 GMT on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
The epicenter, with a depth of 43.28 km, was initially determined to be at 6.2231 degrees south latitude and 154.4725 degrees east longitude.
XINHUA GNK 1849
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Bangladesh COVID-19 cases rise to 3,91,586, death toll reaches 5,699

Bangladesh COVID-19 cases rise to 3,91,586, death toll reaches 5,699

20 Oct 2020 | 5:40 PM

Dhaka, Oct 20 (UNI) Bangladesh reported 1,380 new COVID-19 cases and 18 new deaths on Tuesday, making the tally at 391,586 and death toll at 5,699, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said.

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Brazil's COVID death toll tops 154,000

Brazil's COVID death toll tops 154,000

20 Oct 2020 | 8:45 AM

Brasilia, Oct. 20 (UNI) Brazil on Monday reported 271 more deaths from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, raising the death toll to 154,176.

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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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