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  • Three LeT militants killed in Anantnag encounter
  • Rizvi hails Sunni Waqf board's decision to withdraw from Ayodhya case
  • Man held for inciting trouble in Srinagar
  • Chhattisgarh labourer killed by gunmen in south Kashmir
  • Nationalism of Congress is buried under burden of dynasticism, says Modi
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  • IIT Hyderabad & KIIT Bhubaneshwar researchers develops 'bio-bricks' from agricultural waste products
  • Karnataka CM rules out possibility of Cabinet expansion till completion of by-election
  • DRI seizes 652 grams gold at RGIA
  • Afghanistan: Car bomb blast claims 3 lives, injures 43
  • SW monsoon withdraws, NE monsoon sets in over TN, Pondy
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  • Left parties organise agitation
  • Kejriwal launches AK app
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SF smash suicide bombers training center in Afghanistan; Eight militants neutralised

Kabul, Aug 14 (UNI) Afghan security forces on Tuesday launched a well-coordinated operations in Baraki Barak district of the eastern Logar province, killing eight armed militants and destroying a training center of suicide bombers, Afghan Army said in a statement on Wednesday.

The operations launched on Tuesday morning against a Taliban hideout in Tagab area of the restive Baraki Barak district and lasted for a while during which, eight armed insurgents were killed and a training center for suicide bombers was completely destroyed, said the statement.

Two local commanders of the Taliban outfit namely Mullah Naqib and Khalid are also among those killed in the raid.

It further added that the security forces also destroyed a large number of arms and explosive objects.

The militants operating against government forces in the area have not commented.
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15 killed in shootout in Mexico’s notorious Guerrero state – Local Security Authorities

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16 Oct 2019 | 12:11 PM

Mexico City, Oct 16 (UNI) At least 14 civilians and one military serviceman were killed in Mexico’s southern state of Guerrero during a shootout, state public security authorities have announced.

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Om Birla highlights India’s perspective on development, economy during 141st Assembly of IPU

Om Birla highlights India’s perspective on development, economy during 141st Assembly of IPU

15 Oct 2019 | 10:08 PM

Belgrade, Oct 15 (UNI) Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Tuesday highlighted India’s perspective on development and economy during the 141st Assembly of Inter Parliamentary Union being held in Belgrade, Serbia
An Indian Parliamentary Delegation led by Mr Birla is presently attending the 141st Assembly of Inter Parliamentary Union being held in Belgrade, Serbia.

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B'desh Foreign Min for more initatives under PPP in ICT

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15 Oct 2019 | 5:07 PM

Dhaka, Oct 15 (UNI) Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Tuesday underlined the need for taking more initiatives under the public-private partnership (PPP) in ICT sector, terming Bangladesh as a perfect platform of innovation.

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Global poverty: A gram of radium

14 Oct 2019 | 7:50 PM

Stockholm, Oct 14 (UNI) The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences on Monday decided to award the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in memory of Alfred Nobel 2019 to India-born Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee, wife Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer for research conducted to fight global poverty.

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India-born Abhijit Banerjee, wife Esther Dullo, Michael Kremer bag Economics Nobel Prize

India-born Abhijit Banerjee, wife Esther Dullo, Michael Kremer bag Economics Nobel Prize

14 Oct 2019 | 5:54 PM

Stockholm, Oct 14 (UNI) The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences on Monday decided to award the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2019 to India-born Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee, wife Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer for research conducted to fight global poverty.

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