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President’s rule imposed in Puducherry

President’s rule imposed in Puducherry

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Puducherry has been placed under President's rule days after the Congress-led government collapsed after several resignations.The Ministry of Home Affairs on Thursday issued a notification of imposing President's rule in Puducherry after President Ram Nath Kovind was satisfied with the report of the Administrator of the Union Territory.Polls are due in the union territory soon…
Nirav Modi’s extradition to be expedited

Nirav Modi’s extradition to be expedited

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The government will liaise with the UK authorities for early extradition of Nirav Modi, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Thursday, hours after a British court rejected the fugitive businessman's plea against being extradited to India.The diamantaire, wanted in India on charges of fraud and money laundering in the estimated USD 2-billion Punjab…
India needs linked old ties with Pak: MEA

India needs linked old ties with Pak: MEA

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As Indian and Pakistani armies agreed to strictly observe all their ceasefire agreements, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Thursday said India desires normal neighbourly relations with Pakistan and is committed to resolving all issues bilaterally in a peaceful manner. "On key issues, our position remains unchanged. I don't think I need to reiterate…
Sturdy Winds Switch Within the direction of Maine Seaside

Sturdy Winds Switch Within the direction of Maine Seaside

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A storm system exiting through the Canadian Maritimes was expected to bring strong northwesterly winds to parts of Maine and New Hampshire on Thursday, February 25, the National Weather Service (NWS) said. The system brought with it wind speeds of up to 37 mph, the NWS said. This video was posted to Twitter by Rick…
Fayetteville Police Officers Rescue Passenger From Fiery Atomize

Fayetteville Police Officers Rescue Passenger From Fiery Atomize

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Dramatic video footage released by the Fayetteville, Georgia, Police Department shows officers running to the rescue of a passenger trapped in a vehicle engulfed in flames on Helen Sams Parkway. Officers also rescued the driver of the vehicle, police said. The incident occurred in the early hours of February 21 and was reported by an…
Armenian Top Minister Joins Supporters After Attempted ‘Militia Coup’

Armenian Top Minister Joins Supporters After Attempted ‘Militia Coup’

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The Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan was seen on the streets of Yerevan on February 25 after what he described as an attempted “military coup.” Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, who released this footage, reported that a group of Armenian military officers “wrote a letter demanding his resignation.” Armenpress, Armenia’s state news agency, reported that…
Amazon Truck Stalled on Roadside as Cold climate Storm Hits Denver

Amazon Truck Stalled on Roadside as Cold climate Storm Hits Denver

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The National Weather Service warned of “very difficult travel conditions” in the Denver metro area in Colorado on February 25, following a winter storm warning. This footage, by Alexander Nedd, shows an Amazon truck stalled off I-25 in Centennial, a municipality within the Denver metro area. The weather service said “many roads” were “completely snow-covered”…
Gaga’s dog walker shot and pets stolen

Gaga’s dog walker shot and pets stolen

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Lady Gaga’s dog walker was reportedly shot in the chest four times in Los Angeles Wednesday night by gunmen who stole two of the superstar’s beloved bulldogs — with the distraught star offering a $500,000 reward.
Merkel says COVID variants possibility third virus wave, must proceed rigorously

Merkel says COVID variants possibility third virus wave, must proceed rigorously

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New variants of COVID-19 risk a third wave of infections, and so Germany must proceed carefully so that a new complete nationwide shutdown does not become necessary, Chancellor Angela Merkel told the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.
Bangladesh inoculates older sex workers at largest brothel

Bangladesh inoculates older sex workers at largest brothel

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Bangladesh has started inoculating older sex workers at the country's biggest brothel in a push to protect the most vulnerable in the pandemic, officials said on Wednesday.