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Cyclone Nisarga makes landfall, uproots trees, spares Mumbai Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020

MUMBAI, (PTI):- Cyclone Nisarga made landfall near Mumbai on Wednesday but spared the city already reeling under the COVID-19 pandemic, even as it uprooted trees in nearby Raigad and Palghar districts. A 58-year-old man died after a power transformer fell on him while he was rushing home to escape..

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India will definitely get its economic growth back: PM Modi Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020

NEW DELHI, (PTI):- Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said India will definitely get its economic growth back as the government continues to pursue various reforms. Speaking at industry association CII's annual session, he said the government has taken tough steps to fight the coronavirus..

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India expels Pakistan embassy officials for alleged spying Sunday, May 31st, 2020

NEW DELHI, (AFP):- Two officials at the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi were being expelled for "indulging in espionage activities", India's foreign ministry said late Sunday, allegations that its nuclear-armed rival called "baseless". Tensions are already heightened between the neighbouring..

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Delhi’s COVID death toll jumps to 82 in last 24 hours Friday, May 29th, 2020

NEW DELHI, (PTI):- Delhi's COVID-19 death tally has jumped by 82 in the last 24 hours, due to inclusion of 69 deaths that were reported late, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Friday. He said 13 deaths occurred on Friday while the remaining 69 took place in the last 34 days and were..

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J-K: 10 bovine smugglers arrested, 123 animals rescued Thursday, May 28th, 2020

JAMMU, (PTI):- Police foiled cattle smuggling bids by arresting 10 persons and rescuing over 120 animals at different places in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, a senior police officer said. A truck was intercepted by a police team in the Jakahani area and during its checking it..

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Record jump in COVID-19 cases, 137 more deaths Saturday, May 23rd, 2020

NEW DELHI, (PTI):- The COVID-19 cases in India saw the biggest spike for the second consecutive day on Saturday with 6,654 new infections in the last 24 hours, taking the tally to over 1.25 lakh, while the toll rose to 3,720 after 137 more deaths, the Union Health Ministry said. The active cases..

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Death and destruction after cyclone hits India, Bangladesh Thursday, May 21st, 2020

By SHEIKH SAALIQ and JULHAS ALAM, NEW DELHI (AP):- Wide swathes of the coasts of India and Bangladesh were flooded and millions of people remained without power Thursday, after the most powerful cyclone to hit the region in more than decade left dozens dead and a trail of destruction. In the..

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