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The situation is tense but under control. Farmers said they plan to scale up their protests. "The cruel and ugly face of the most anti-farmer government since independence stands unmasked", the organisation has said. As the BJP-ruled state grappled to contain the situation, the Centre rushed five battalions of paramilitary forces to Madhya Pradesh. "Did they seek resignation of Singh when the 24 farmers were killed?" Thousands of farmers in the drought-ravaged region are demanding ...
  • More than a quarter million people affected by Cyclone Mora, says minister

    More than a quarter million people affected by Cyclone Mora, says minister

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    The harsh cyclonic tornado MORA over the northeast and adjoining east central Bay of Bengal have moved further north-northeastward during past six hrs with a speed of 28 Kmph, and lay centred at 0230 hrs IST on Tuesday. Major cities including capital Dhaka are experiencing drizzle and gusty wind as an impact of the advancing cyclone. Besides, three villages - Baroaulia, Dholghat, Purba Gahira - in Anawara upazila and three other villages - Purba Barguna, Pashim Barguna and Gandamara - in ...
  • Yechury heckled: CPM condemns incident, calls for action

    Yechury heckled: CPM condemns incident, calls for action

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    Delhi police detained Upendra Kumar and Pawan Kaul at the Mandir Marg Police Station for protesting against the CPI (M ) for their article against the Indian Army. BJP meanwhile said, the police vans parked near the district office moved away a few minutes before the attack. The two who belong to Hindu Sena were handed over to police.
  • 'Blackish' actress Yara Shahidi announces she's attending Harvard University

    'Blackish' actress Yara Shahidi announces she's attending Harvard University

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    Yara , whose recommendation letters included one from former U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama , shared the news with fans on Instagram by posting a shot of herself posing in a Harvard University sweatshirt. "It's more than to just roam around or just sit down and stare at a wall, but it will also give me an opportunity to work", she told People . It came with a caption that included a moving quote from a black literary legend: "The paradox of education is precisely this ― that as one ...
  • US President Donald Trump backs Saudi-led efforts to isolate Qatar

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    As Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates sever diplomatic relations with Qatar , the nations have also closed their airspace to their neighbor. Qatar ranks Thailand's fourth biggest trade partner in the Middle East with total trade value of around $2 billion (68 billion baht) a year, according to the Ministry of Commerce.
  • Sara Zelenak´s family `deeply saddened by loss of beautiful daughter and sister´

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    Australian staff nurse Kirsty Boden , 28, was killed as she ran to try to help the wounded in the attack on London Bridge , her family said in a statement . She couldn't wait to eat baguettes, cheese and croissants in the city of lights on her first visit there. London Metropolitan Police said it was working with the coroner to identify the deceased victims and had dispatched family liaison officers to work with their families.
  • South Korea: 'Environmental assessment' delays THAAD deployment

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    The North's missile tests present a hard challenge to Moon, a liberal elected last month who has expressed a desire to reach out to Pyongyang. Last week, Moon expressed "shock" after hearing about the existence of the additional launchers and directed his senior secretary for civil affair and the head of National Security Office "to find the truth behind the unauthorized entry of the four rocket launchers".
  • Gunshots reported outside historic Notre Dame cathedral in Paris

    Gunshots reported outside historic Notre Dame cathedral in Paris

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    Farid Ikken, 40, of Algerian origin, has been identified as the attacker who emerged from a crowd of tourists yesterday afternoon and swung his weapons at three police officers. The square in front of the cathedral was evacuated. Around 1,000 visitors were kept inside Notre Dame for more than an hour until police determined the threat had passed.