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NATION

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At UNGA, PM Modi asks int'l community to stand united against terrorism

United Nations: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday exhorted the international community to stand united against terrorism, which he described as one of the biggest challenges not for any single country, but for the entire world. By Yoshita Singh

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Indian, Bhutanese pilots killed as Army helicopter crashes in eastern Bhutan

New Delhi: A Cheetah helicopter of the Indian Army crashed in eastern Bhutan on Friday, killing both the pilots including a Bhutanese Army Captain.
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India initiating a very large campaign to become plastic free nation: Modi at UNGA

United Nations: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday told the world that India was initiating a very large campaign to make the country a plastic-free nation.
Addressing the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly here, Modi called for the United Nations to be free of single use plastic. By Yoshita Singh

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Bypolls to 15 Karnataka assembly seats now on Dec 5: EC

New Delhi: The bypolls to 15 Karnataka seats, which the Election Commission had decided to defer, will now be held on December 5, according to a new notification issued on Friday.
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India's welfare schemes give world a 'new hope' for better future, says PM Modi at UNGA

United Nations: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the various welfare schemes initiated by his government gave "the world a new hope" for a better tomorrow as he exuded confidence that the experience from these projects could be beneficial to those nations, who like India, are striving for development. By Yoshita Singh

DEL53 UP-RAIN-LD DEATHS

44 killed in rain-related incidents in UP

Lucknow: Forty-four people were killed in rain-related incidents in Uttar Pradesh in the past 24 hours, officials said on Friday as heavy rains continued to lash different parts of the state disrupting normal life.
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Weak IIT students to have 3-year exit option, IITs to work out modalities

New Delhi: Academically weak students in IITs will now get a choice to opt for a three-year B.Sc degree instead of B.Tech without dropping out of the prestigious institutions midway, according to HRD Ministry.
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No problem, absolute peace on Indo-China border: Kiren Rijiju

Bengaluru: Union Minister Kiren Rijiju insisted on Friday that there was absolute peace on the Indo-China border along his home state of Arunachal Pradesh.
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With Pawar canceling ED visit, cops heave sigh of relief

Mumbai: With the Nationalist Congress party chief Sharad Pawar canceling his visit to the office of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) here, party workers called off protests and the situation was normal, the police said.
LEGAL

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Babri Masjid demolition case: Ex-Raj guv Kalyan Singh appears in court, put on trial

Lucknow: Former Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh was on Friday put on trial by a special CBI court here in the 1992 Babri Masjid demolition case after he appeared before it responding to summons.

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First Published: Sep 27 2019 | 9:15 PM IST

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