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Harvard, MIT sue Trump administration over student visa row

Harvard, MIT sue Trump administration over student visa row

New York: Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have filed a lawsuit against the Immigration and Customs Enforcement's latest rule that bars international students from staying in the United States unless they attend at least one in-person course.In the lawsuit filed in th...

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Kashmir BJP leader, brother, father shot dead by terrorists

Kashmir BJP leader, brother, father shot dead by terrorists

Srinagar: A Bharatiya Janata Party leader, his brother and father were shot dead by terrorists in the heart of Bandipore town of North Kashmir Wednesday night, prompting the Jammu and Kashmir authorities to arrest seven policemen for alleged negligence in protect him, officials said.The incident too...

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Assam floods: 40 dead, two lakh people affected

Assam floods: 40 dead, two lakh people affected

Guwahati: With one more death in Assam's Barpeta district on Wednesday, the death toll in the ongoing wave of floods has increased to 40, Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) officials said.The situation, however, has largely improved in 11 districts even as around two lakh people in 12...

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BJP leader, family members killed by terrorists in Kashmir

BJP leader, family members killed by terrorists in Kashmir

Image: Twitter/@rammadhavbjpSrinagar: A BJP leader and an ex-district president of the party for North Kashmir's Bandipora was killed by suspected terrorists on Wednesday evening.According to sources, the former BJP president of Bandipora district Wasim Bari was at his shop with his father and broth...

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Maha again zooms to over 6K Covid cases, sees 198 new deaths

Maha again zooms to over 6K Covid cases, sees 198 new deaths

Mumbai: After two days of relief, Maharashtra on Wednesday again shot to the the 6,000-plus range of new daily Covid-19 cases though deaths fell below the 200 mark.The new Covid cases in the state increased from Tuesday's 5,134 to 6,603 now.With Tuesday's 198 fatalities, the state death toll climbed...

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Pakistan claims Kulbhushan Jadhav refuses to file review petition

Pakistan claims Kulbhushan Jadhav refuses to file review petition

New Delhi: Pakistan has claimed that captured Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav has refused to file a review petition, and has decided to go ahead with his pending mercy plea."On June 17, 2020, Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav was invited to file a petition for review and reconsideration of his sen...

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UK says China 'can't be trusted' over its treatment of Hong Kong

UK says China 'can't be trusted' over its treatment of Hong Kong

London [UK]: British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has questioned whether China can be trusted to live up to international obligations after its move to introduce a new security law for Hong Kong, which London says contravenes the historical agreement handing over the territory to Beijing, CNN repo...

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India may see 2.87 lakh COVID-19 cases a day by winter 2021: MIT study

India may see 2.87 lakh COVID-19 cases a day by winter 2021: MIT study

New Delhi: In the absence of a COVID-19 vaccine or drugs, the researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have warned that India might record 2.87 lakh coronavirus cases per day by the end of winter 2021.The world may witness 249 million (24.9 crore) cases and 1.8 million (18 lakh) ...

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PM Modi wishes Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro speedy recovery from COVID-19

PM Modi wishes Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro speedy recovery from COVID-19

New Delhi [India]: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday sent best wishes to his friend, President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil, on social media and prayed for his speedy recovery from the coronavirus infection."My friend President @jairbolsonaro, my prayers and best wishes for your speedy recovery,...

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Ban on dog meat by Nagaland government sparks debate

Ban on dog meat by Nagaland government sparks debate

Kohima /Dimapur (Nagaland): Following the Nagaland government's order to ban the trading of dogs and also the sale of both 'cooked and uncooked' dog-meat, a debate has emerged as to whether the order passed by the state government is democratic or not.While regarded as a welcome move, battle-lines w...

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