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  • Pvt school strikes off Jharkhand Education Minister's granddaughter's name for non- payment of fee
  • nCov:Four deaths & 145 cases reported in Hoshiarpur dist
  • BFI defers election due to pandemic, executive council’s tenure extended for 3 months
  • Narco-terrorism module busted in Rajouri, five held with 11 kg heroin
  • Dhankhar says Bengal becomes home to illegal bomb making; Rahul says State becomes a haven for militants
  • Ajmer-based narco smugglers nabbed by J&K ANTF with high quality cannabis
  • PM to lay foundation stone of 9 highway projects in Bihar on Monday
  • Woman-son duo among 3 booked for creating fake ID of woman in Jalandhar
  • Visitor’s Conference on NEP concludes with commitment of successful implementation of Policy
  • Governor Koshyari condoles demise of Roza Deshpande
  • UP registers 5,827 new Covid cases, 84 deaths
  • AAP rebels form Punjab Regional Discussion Front
  • Nothing in common between Cong manifestos, Centre's farm laws: Punjab CM
  • Three bills related to Labour reforms introduced in Lok Sabha
  • Music video featuring CSK cricketers saluting COVID-19 frontline warriors launched
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US commends Guatemala for its fight against corruption

Vienna, Austria, Nov 8 (UNI) The US has commended the efforts of the Government of Guatemala under President Morales to support the fight against corruption and impunity undertaken by the Attorney General.
"Anti-corruption efforts are essential to all our governments’ work to improve prosperity, enhance security, and promote good governance, and to our broader mission here in Vienna today," remarked James A Walsh, Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs.
"We commend the efforts of the Government of Guatemala under President Morales to support the fight against corruption and impunity undertaken by the Attorney General. Anti-corruption efforts are essential to all our governments’ work to improve prosperity, enhance security, and promote good governance, and to our broader mission here in Vienna today, Walsh added, according to a Department of State press release on Tuesday.
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Taiwan scrambles fighters to repulse Chinese jets

19 Sep 2020 | 6:08 PM

Taipei, Sep 19 (UNI) For the second consecutive day on Saturday, Taiwanese fighter jets scrambled as
Chinese military aircraft crossed the sensitive midline of the Taiwan Strait and intruded Taiwan's air
defence identification zone off its southwest coast.

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US plans to ban TikTok; Trump administration sued in response

US plans to ban TikTok; Trump administration sued in response

19 Sep 2020 | 5:12 PM

Washington, Sep 19 (UNI) United States Department of Commerce has said that the Chinese video-sharing social networking app - TikTok would be banned in the country from September 20 onward due to national security reason.

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Imran Khan to address UN General Assembly on Sep 25

Imran Khan to address UN General Assembly on Sep 25

19 Sep 2020 | 5:05 PM

Islamabad, Sep 19 (UNI) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan will address the United Nations General Assembly on September 25 with the Kashmir issue as the main focus of his speech, country's Foreign Office spokesperson said Saturday.

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Two dead, 14 wounded in shooting in north New York

Two dead, 14 wounded in shooting in north New York

19 Sep 2020 | 4:57 PM

New York, Sep 19 (UNI) Two people died and around 14 others were wounded after a shooting at a backyard party in the early hours on Saturday morning in Rochester, in the northern part of the US state of New York.

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Bangladesh reports 1,567 fresh nCoV cases, with 32 deaths

19 Sep 2020 | 4:53 PM

Dhaka, Sep 19 (UNI) Bangladesh has reported 1,567 fresh novel coronavirus cases and 32 deaths on Saturday, making the tally at 347,372 and death toll at 4,913, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said.

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