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'Will you shut up man': Biden, Trump spar in first debate

'Will you shut up man': Biden, Trump spar in first debate

New York: Democratic challenger Joe Biden on Wednesday termed United States President Donald Trump a "liar" and a "clown" as the pair clashed in a fiery start to their first presidential debate.Trump fired back, telling Biden, "There's nothing smart about you, Joe. Forty-seven years, you've done not...

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China has militarised SCS to assert dominance: US

China has militarised SCS to assert dominance: US

New York: China is using its militarised outposts in the South China Sea as platforms of coercion to assert control over waters it has no lawful claim over, the United States has said, demanding President Xi Jinping to honour his commitment that these maritime constructions 'would not target or impa...

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China has militarised SCS to assert dominance: US

China has militarised SCS to assert dominance: US

New York: China is using its militarised outposts in the South China Sea as platforms of coercion to assert control over waters it has no lawful claim over, the United States has said, demanding President Xi Jinping to honour his commitment that these maritime constructions 'would not target or impa...

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Trump paid just $750 income taxes in 2016-17

Trump paid just $750 income taxes in 2016-17

New York: Donald Trump paid just $750 (approximately Rs 55,226 as per current exchange rates) in federal income taxes in the year he was elected United States president and also in his first year in the White House, according to a media report, which also said that he or his companies paid $145,400 ...

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US judge halts Trump's ban on TikTok downloads

US judge halts Trump's ban on TikTok downloads

New Delhi: United States federal judge on Sunday (local time) suspended President Donald Trump's ban on TikTok downloads.According to a report by The Wall Street Journal, a federal judge halted the Trump administration's ban of downloads of the video-sharing app TikTok, hours before it was supposed ...

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Trump suggests for pre-debate 'drug test'

Trump suggests for pre-debate 'drug test'

Washington: US President Donald Trump has once again suggested that he and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden should be tested for drugs before the upcoming debate between the two candidates. In a tweet, which comes just two days before the debate, Trump strongly demanded a drug test."I ...

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Modi gets thumbs up in Bihar even as Nitish remains unpopular

Modi gets thumbs up in Bihar even as Nitish remains unpopular

New Delhi: Bihar opinion poll survey by the IANS news agency shows that even though majority of the respondents in the state are unhappy with the performance of Nitish Kumar as Bihar Chief Minister, most of them are behind Narendra Modi and his performance as the Prime Minister.When it was asked to ...

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Bihar polls on October 28, Nov 3, 7; counting November 10

Bihar polls on October 28, Nov 3, 7; counting November 10

New Delhi: The Bihar assembly elections will be held in three phases from 28 October to November 10. The second phase will be held on November 3.The counting will be held on November 10.  In the 1st phase, 71 Assembly constituencies in 16 districts, including most of the LWE (Left wing extremis...

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Pak announces Gilgit-Baltistan poll date, India reacts sharply

Pak announces Gilgit-Baltistan poll date, India reacts sharply

Islamabad: Pakistan has announced that the once-postponed election for the legislative assembly of Gilgit-Baltistan will be held on November 15, amidst India's strong objection to Islamabad's move to alter the status of the militarily-occupied region.President Dr Arif Alvi issued an official notific...

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Would love to help: Trump on India-China border row

Would love to help: Trump on India-China border row

New York: United States President Donald Trump hoped that India and China would be able to resolve their current border disputes as he reiterated his offer to help the two Asian giants."I know that China now, and India, are having difficulty, and very very substantial difficulty. And hopefully, they...

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