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  • Three more bodies recovered from river in Meghalaya
  • UP govt allows Phase III clinical trial of Bharat Biotech Covid vaccine
  • PM holds virtual meeting with CMs on Covid-19
  • COVID 19 awareness campaign launched in Assam
  • 1598 new COVID 19 cases, tally reaches 1,73,063 in Bihar
  • Major Port Authorities Bill passed in Lok Sabha
  • Haryana registers 1,986 new COVID-19 cases, 27 fatalities
  • 67 new COVID cases in Nagaland, tally rises to 5671
  • Rafale makers violated offset obligations: CAG
  • Lok Sabha adjourned sine die, productivity of House 167 per cent
  • Tomar assumes additional charge of Food Processing Industries Ministry
  • ED arrests two in Bihar for hawala transaction
  • Two detained for chain-snatching in Thane
  • HP Governor tests negative, continue in home isolation: spokesperson
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End of an era: NYT ceases publication of political cartoons

New York, Jun 11 (UNI) The New York Times has decided to halt publication of political cartoons in its international edition, after a row over printing of a caricature of Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and US President Donal Trump led to international uproar.
Announcing this on Monday, the leading English daily said it is ending its relationship with two contract cartoonists- Patrick Chappatte and Heng Kim Song.
James Bennet, editorial page editor of the newspaper, said "The Times was 'very grateful for and proud of' the work that the cartoonists, Patrick Chappatte and Heng Kim Song, had done for the international edition over the years.
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Malaysia’s Ibrahim claims ‘strong majority’ to form new government

Malaysia’s Ibrahim claims ‘strong majority’ to form new government

23 Sep 2020 | 6:52 PM

Kuala Lumpur, Sep 23 (UNI) Malaysia’s opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim on Wednesday claimed that he had secured a majority from lawmakers to stake a claim to form a new government, seven months after a power grab within the ruling coalition brought down the previous administration.

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Political decisions should be taken in parliament, not GHQ - Maryam Nawaz

Political decisions should be taken in parliament, not GHQ - Maryam Nawaz

23 Sep 2020 | 6:41 PM

Islamabad, Sept 23(UNI) Pakistan Muslim League(PML-N) Vice President Maryam Nawaz on Wednesday said that political decisions about Pakistan should be made in the parliament, not at the General Headquarters (GHQ).

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Covid scare: Saudi Arabia suspends air travel from three countries including India

Covid scare: Saudi Arabia suspends air travel from three countries including India

23 Sep 2020 | 6:25 PM

Riyadh, Sep 23 (UNI) Saudi Arabia suspended air travel to and from India, Brazil and Argentina, in view of the COVID-19 pandemic, the country's Civil Aviation Authority said on Wednesday.

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Medicines to cost higher in Pakistan, Remdesivir price reduced

Medicines to cost higher in Pakistan, Remdesivir price reduced

23 Sep 2020 | 2:35 PM

Islamabad, Sep (UNI) Pakistan government has decided to increase price of 94 lifesaving drugs while the cost of Remdesivir, an experimental drug used for the treatment of Covid-19 was reduced to Rs 8,244 from Rs 10,873, reports said on Wednesday.

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Navalny discharged from Berlin hospital

Navalny discharged from Berlin hospital

23 Sep 2020 | 2:25 PM

Berlin, Sep 23 (UNI) Russian opposition politician Alexei Anatolievich Navalny, who was undergoing treatment at a hospital in Germany since August 22, was discharged from inpatient care, the hospital said on Wednesday.

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