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Determined to deliver, geared up for any contingency: IAF chief Saturday, June 20th, 2020

HYDERABAD, (PTI):- The Air Force is determined to deliver and is well prepared and suitably deployed to respond to any contingency, IAF chief, Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria said here on Saturday. Addressing a Combined Graduation Parade (CGP) at Air Force Academy (AFA) Dundigal here he said the..

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India seeks eased tensions with China after Himalayas clash Thursday, June 18th, 2020

By ASHOK SHARMA and EMILY SCHMALL, NEW DELHI (AP):- India said Thursday it was using diplomatic channels with China to de-escalate a military standoff in a remote Himalayan border region where 20 Indian soldiers were killed this week. Responding to China’s claim to the disputed Galwan Valley,..

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India says 20 troops killed in fight with China Tuesday, June 16th, 2020

NEW DELHI, (AFP):- Twenty Indian soldiers were killed during "hand-to-hand' fighting with Chinese troops in a disputed Himalayan region, India's military said, the first deadly clash between the nuclear powers in decades. Both sides blamed the other for Monday's violence, which followed weeks of..

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Indian and Chinese troops in deadly border clash

Bhuvan Bagga with Parvaiz Buhkari SRINAGAR, and Jing Xuan Teng, BEIJING, (AFP):- Three Indian soldiers were killed in a violent face-off on the Chinese border, the Indian army said Tuesday, following weeks of rising tensions and the deployment of thousands of extra troops from both sides. Brawls..

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Actor Sushant Singh Rajput kills himself Sunday, June 14th, 2020

MUMBAI: Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput was found dead at his residence in Mumbai’s Bandra. Actor Sushant was only 34 years old. Police have confirmed that he has died suicide and there was no note found from his residence. He started his career on television on the serial named “Pavitra..

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Delhi coronavirus fears mount as hospital beds run out

NEW DELHI, (AFP):- Ashwani Jain succumbed to the coronavirus in an ambulance as his family pleaded with several hospitals to take him in, the latest victim of the pandemic sweeping through the Indian capital and exposing a deadly shortage of hospital beds. "They don't care whether we live or die,"..

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9,985 more COVID-19 cases in India, 279 deaths in last 24 hours Wednesday, June 10th, 2020

 NEW DELHI:- India on Wednesday reported a spike of 9,985 more COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking the country's COVID-19 count to 2,76,583, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. 279 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours taking the total death toll to 7,745...

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India re-opens despite record virus infections Monday, June 8th, 2020

NEW DELHI, (AFP):- Malls and temples opened across India on Monday after a 10-week lockdown, despite a record daily rise in new cases and predictions that the epidemic will worsen for weeks to come. The government has risked easing restrictions in a bid to ease the devastating blow to the economy..

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