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UNSC to discuss Abbas's initiative to hold int'l peace conference

UNSC to discuss Abbas's initiative to hold int'l peace conference

Ramallah, Jan 24 (IANS) The UN Security Council (UNSC) will hold a session to discuss the situation in the Middle East region including Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas's initiative to hold international peace conference, a senior official said here."The session will be held on Tuesday," Xinhua n...

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Rally in Tunisia's capital to demand release of protesters

Rally in Tunisia's capital to demand release of protesters

Tunis, Jan 24 (IANS) Several hundred demonstrators took to the streets of Tunisia's capital Tunis to demand the release of the arrested protesters, leading to confrontations with security forces.At Avenue Habib Bourguiba, the demonstrators on Saturday chanted slogans calling for the release of the p...

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Cyberpunk 2077 gets new update for PC, consoles, Stadia

Cyberpunk 2077 gets new update for PC, consoles, Stadia

New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) CD Projekt Red has started rolling out its version 1.1 update for the Cyberpunk 2077 game as promised.The update is available for download across all platforms, including PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Stadia.According to the company, the update brings some stability improv...

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New UK Covid strain: 'India needs to stay vigilant'

New UK Covid strain: 'India needs to stay vigilant'

New Delhi: With reports now showing the new UK Covid-19 strain to be not just more infectious but also associated with a higher degree of mortality, health experts have cautioned that Indians need not panic over the mutations, but the country needs to stay vigilant.So far 150 people in India have te...

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China to issue commemorative coin for Year of the Ox

China to issue commemorative coin for Year of the Ox

Beijing, Jan 24 (IANS) China's central bank will issue a commemorative coin on Friday to celebrate the upcoming Chinese zodiac Year of the Ox.The round, copper-alloy coin is 27 mm in diameter and has a face value of 10 yuan ($1.55), Xinhua news agency quoted the People's Bank of China as saying in a...

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Covid-19 vaccination to start soon in Iran: Rouhani

Covid-19 vaccination to start soon in Iran: Rouhani

Tehran, Jan 24 (IANS) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that vaccination against the novel coronavirus in the country will start in the next few days.In a statement on Saturday, Rouhani said that the use of foreign vaccine is necessary before the domestic vaccine is produced, reports Xinhua news...

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UP: Youth poses with gun at his mother's head, arrested

UP: Youth poses with gun at his mother's head, arrested

Shamli (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 24 (IANS) A youth posing for a selfie, with a pistol pointed at his mother's head, has been arrested by the Shamli police.The weapon has also been seized from the youth, identified as Deepak Kumar, 20.The cyber cell of the police traced the youth from the Sunheti village ...

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Turkey launches fifth indigenous frigate

Turkey launches fifth indigenous frigate

Ankara, Jan 24 (IANS) Turkey has launched its fifth indigenous frigate produced as part of the MILGEM project, a national warship program.Istanbul Frigate F-515 was designed with national resources, and over 75 per cent of its systems are of indigenous manufacture, according to the Turkish Presidenc...

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Married 10 times, UP man murdered for property

Married 10 times, UP man murdered for property

Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 24 (IANS) With ten marriages behind him, this 52-year-old man was allegedly murdered by unidentified persons over property in the Bhojipura area here.Jaganlal Yadav, a farmer who inherited ancestral property worth a few crores of rupees and was about to transfer its own...

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London wedding organiser fined over $13k for breaching lockdown

London wedding organiser fined over $13k for breaching lockdown

London, Jan 24 (IANS) The organiser of a wedding attended by 400 guests in London is facing a fine of 10,000 pounds ($13,682) for a "shameful" breach of the ongoing Covid-19 lockdown, police said.The police found revellers packed together at the ceremony held inside Yesoday Hatorah Girls Senior Scho...

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