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Terror alert issued in Delhi, Mumbai

Intelligence agencies have issued an alert about a possible terror strike by Lashkar-e-Taiba in metros, including Delhi and Mumbai, or in border areas of Punjab and Rajasthan.

The agencies said a group of 20-21 LeT operatives may have entered India from Pakistan and subsequently divided themselves into smaller groups.

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Only 1⃣ Party to Participate in EC's 🗳EVM Challenge

On the last day of filing nominations to participate in the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) hackathon, eight political parties submitted their response to the Election Commission of India.

Sharad Pawar-led National Conference Party (NCP) was the only one to have shown interest in taking up the ECI's challenge to prove …

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Former Punjab DGP and super cop KPS Gill passes away

Former DGP of Punjab, KPS Gill who was hailed as a super-cop for his work with the force passed away today at a hospital in Delhi.

His doctor said that Gill was admitted to hospital suffering from end-stage renal failure and heart disease. He passed away from cardiac arrest.

KPS …

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Lashkar may strike India soon, cities on high alert

Intelligence inputs have warned anti-terror agencies in major cities against a possible Lashkar strike, as about 20-21 Lashkar-e-Taiba militants have reportedly entered India with the intention of carrying out an attack.

Daniel Coats, US Director of National Intelligence had earlier indicated that Pakistan-based terror groups may strike India and Afghanistan …

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Tharoor files defamation case against Arnab Goswami

Almost 20 days after release of a series of tapes by Republic TV alleging that Shashi Tharoor was involved in the murder of his wife, Sunanda Pushkar, he has now filed a defamation case against Arnab Goswami.

He has confirmed the news on Twitter.

Tharoor had previously said that the …

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What is the significance of Dhola-Sadiya bridge?

PM Modi inaugurated the Dhola-Sadiya bridge, that serves to improve connectivity and reduce traveling time between Assam and Arunachal Pradesh.

The bridge was constructed as a part of the Arunachal Package of Roads and Highways under the Ministry's Special Accelerated Road Development Programme for North East.

The bridge's construction is …

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Bangladesh: Lady Justice statue removed after protests

A statue depicting a goddess of justice has been removed from outside the Supreme Court in Bangladesh's capital, Dhaka, following months of protests by conservative religious groups who had deemed it "un-Islamic".

The statue of the blindfolded, sari-clad woman holding scales - a Bangladeshi version of the Greek goddess of justice …

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Heavy rains cause deadly landslides in Sri Lanka

Floods and landslides triggered by heavy rain across Sri Lanka have killed at least 28 people and left 66 others missing, according to officials. The country's navy deployed more than 100 sailors and 20 boats to rescue and help those affected.

Mudslides are common during the monsoon season in Sri …

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Taliban kill 15 at Afghan army base in Kandahar

At least 15 Afghan soldiers have been killed in an attack by the Taliban on a military base in Kandahar province. Five others were injured in the assault on the facility in Shah Wali Kot district, defence ministry spokesman Dawlat Wazir told the BBC.

It comes four days after 10 …

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👦🏻Rahul Gandhi ❌Denied Permission to Visit 💥Saharanpur

Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi was on Friday denied permission to visit violence-hit Saharanpur, police said. The development comes after he was scheduled to visit tomorrow Shabbirpur village, where Dalit houses were torched on May 5. “Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has not been given permission to visit Saharanpur,” said Senior …

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