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  • Kerala HC slams City Corporation for waterlogging
  • Ex-Cong MP K C Ramamurthy joins BJP
  • Neither under pressure, nor afraid of IT raids: Kumaraswamy
  • Uttar Pradesh has SDG Index value of 42: Finance Commission
  • Over 200 tractors block traffic in Berlin as farmers protest gov't agricultural policies
  • Suspension of internet at ‘Media centre’ affects work of journalists
  • Uber wins competitive bid to expand operations across 210 Delhi Metro stations
  • Sensex plunges 334 54 pts
  • SAD demands immediate disqualification of Khaira, other AAP MLAs
  • Three Pakistani drones escape after BSF fires shots in Hussainwala sector
  • Railway suffers Rs 234 cr loss due to suspension of train service
  • After BOSE, universities also announce exam schedule
  • Cong MLA Aditi Singh's cousin Manish to join party in presence of Priyanka
  • Infosys down by 16 21 pc to Rs 643 30
  • Amit Shah on two-day Gujarat visit from Oct 25
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US extends support to protests against forced hijab in Iran

Washington, Feb 3 (UNI) The United States has extended its support to the Iranian people who have been protesting against women being forced to wear hijab.
In a press statement here on Friday, Ms Heather Nauert, Department Spokesperson, said the United States supports the Iranian people who are protesting against women being forced to wear the hijab.
"We condemn the reported arrests of at least 29 individuals for exercising their human rights and fundamental freedoms by standing up against the compulsory hijab. The United States remains steadfast in our support for the rights to freedom of religion, freedom of expression, and peaceful assembly. People should be free to choose the clothes they wear, and practice their faith as they desire. Depriving individuals of this choice undermines their autonomy and dignity," the statement said.
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Trudeau wins Canada elections

Trudeau wins Canada elections

22 Oct 2019 | 1:49 PM

Ottawa, Oct 22 (UNI) Justin Trudeau on Tuesday won a second term as Canada’s prime minister in the country’s federal election, but failed to gain an absolute majority which means he would lead a minority government and depend on other parties to govern.

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North Ireland set to legalise abortion and same-sex marriage

North Ireland set to legalise abortion and same-sex marriage

22 Oct 2019 | 9:46 AM

Belfast, Oct 22 (UNI) Northern Ireland is to legalise abortion and same-sex marriage as the midnight deadline passed amid failing last-minute efforts to block the legalisation.

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IS attack kills four policemen in Iraq

IS attack kills four policemen in Iraq

22 Oct 2019 | 9:17 AM

Baghdad, Oct 22 (UNI) Four policemen were killed and five others injured in an attack by Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq's central province of Salahudin, a police officer said.

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Australian newspapers black out front pages against media curbs

21 Oct 2019 | 7:12 PM

Canberra, Oct 21 (UNI) Putting aside their rivalries, the major Australian newspapers on Monday unite to protest against the legislation that restrict the press freedom, by issuing front pages text redacted in black.

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Next hearing on Assange's extradition to US to be held on November 18 - Court

21 Oct 2019 | 4:54 PM

London, Oct 21 (UNI) The next court hearing into WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's extradition to the United States will be held on November 18, the Westminster Magistrates' Court in London ruled on Monday.

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