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Over 5 mln internally displaced in India in '19

Over 5 mln internally displaced in India in '19

New Delhi, May 23 (UNI) Amid the reports of large number of displaced from Bengal, Odisha due to cyclone Amphan, a UN report informed that more than 5 million people were internally displaced in India in 2019 because of natural disasters, conflict and violence.

The figure constitutes the highest number of internal displacements in the World followed by the Philippines, Bangladesh and China, the report said.

The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF)'s report - titled 'Lost at Home' - said that almost 33 million new displacements were recorded in 2019 almost across the globe.

Of these, around 25 million were due to natural disasters and 8.5 million as consequence of conflict and violence.

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31 May 2020 | 11:07 PM

New Delhi, May 31 (UNI) Two officials at Delhi's Pakistan High Commission were caught spying by Indian law enforcement authorities on Sunday and have been asked to leave the country within 24 hours.

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Shooting at RPI leader's farmhouse in Nihal Vihar

31 May 2020 | 10:59 PM

New Delhi, May 31 (UNI) The unknown armed miscreants on Sunday opened fire in the farmhouse of Republican Party of India’s (RPI) leader Mohammad Shakeel Saifi, in Nihal Vihar area, here.

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Rain brings respite, wreaks havoc as well

Rain brings respite, wreaks havoc as well

31 May 2020 | 9:39 PM

New Delhi, May 31 (UNI) Mercury dipped in several parts of India including national capital on Sunday bringing some respite from the scorching heat that swept the country from past few days, however, wreaked havoc in Uttar Pradesh during the past 24 hours claiming 29 lives and injuring 50 others.

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Cong asks PM about amount given to labourers from PM CARES Fund

Cong asks PM about amount given to labourers from PM CARES Fund

31 May 2020 | 8:34 PM

New Delhi, May 31 (UNI) Accusing the NDA government at the centre of being oblivious to the suffering of the migrant labourers, the Congress on Sunday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi about the amount given to labourers from PM CARES Fund.

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India sees highest single-day spike of 8380 Covid-19 cases, death toll at 5,164

India sees highest single-day spike of 8380 Covid-19 cases, death toll at 5,164

31 May 2020 | 8:18 PM

New Delhi, May 31 (UNI) As the nationwide lockdown 4.0 comes to an end on Sunday, with the highest ever jump of infections with 8380 cases, India's Covid-19 tally reached to 1,82,143, while the death toll rose to 5,164 with 193 fresh fatalities, according to the Health Ministry.

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