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India indicates readiness to engage with Nepal

Times of India - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 21:00
India on Thursday indicated its readiness to engage with Nepal to resolve the festering border row on the basis of mutual sensitivity and respect. In the midst of a border dispute with India, Nepal last week released a revised political and administrative map of the country laying claim over the strategically key areas of Lipulekh, Kalapani and Limpiyadhura.
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'Haryana to completely seal borders with Delhi'

Times of India - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 20:59
An order in this regard has been passed by Anil Vij, home minister Haryana. The order, however, clarified that those permitted by the Delhi high court and allowed in accordance with the MHA guidelines, would be exempted from these restrictions.
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Heat wave: Light showers in parts of North India

Times of India - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 19:23
The intense heat wave that gripped parts of north India relented on Thursday with light and sporadic showers in Punjab, Haryana and Delhi, while Rajasthan saw a slight dip in temperatures after the mercury neared the 50-degrees mark a day earlier. Weather departments in these regions have forecast thunderstorm and light rains in the next 24 hours.
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States step up efforts to tackle locust attack

Times of India - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 19:08
India is battling the worst desert locust outbreak in recent times. The crop-destroying swarms first attacked Rajasthan and have now spread to Punjab, Gujarat, Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh.
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30 groups trying to develop Covid vaccines: Govt

Times of India - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 19:06
Nearly 30 groups in India, ranging from big industry players to individual academics, are trying to develop vaccines to fight coronavirus, principal scientific adviser K Vijay Raghavan said on Thursday. Raghavan said, out of 30, 20 are at pace and added that vaccine development takes nearly 10 years, but the world is aiming to find a vaccine for coronavirus in a year.
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English Premier League announces June 17 restart

Times of India - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 18:32
The Premier League season will restart on June 17 provided all safety requirements have been put in place, the league said on Thursday after meeting with all 20 clubs. The season will get back under way on that Wednesday with Aston Villa v Sheffield United and Manchester City v Arsenal, which are both games in hand. A full fixture list will then be played on the weekend of June 19-21.
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Corona a very bad 'gift' from China, tweets Trump

Times of India - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 18:27
US President Donald Trump has yet again taken a swipe at China over coronavirus pandemic, that continues to ravage the world. "All over the world the Coronavirus, a very bad “gift” from China, marches on. Not good!" Trump said in a tweet. Trump has accused Beijing of a lack of transparency over the coronavirus outbreak which then exploded into a global pandemic.
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‘Publish online donation of immovable assets to TTD’

Hindu - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 18:22
Suggestion of the Special Invitee approved by the Board
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RINL rolls out new billet version

Hindu - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 18:18
Move to meet increasing demand, says CMD
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Veerendra Kumar passes away

Hindu - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 18:18
Rajya Sabha MP and former Union Minister M.P. Veerendra Kumar, 83, passed away following a cardiac arrest at a private hospital here on Thursday night
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Govindaraja fete begins on a low key

Hindu - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 18:17
Pedda Sesha Vahanam procession taken out
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Karnataka for scaling down flights from 5 states

Times of India - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 18:17
Karnataka has suspended the arrival of flights, trains and vehicles from five states including Maharashtra, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, MP and Rajasthan into the state to contain the spread of Covid-19. State law minister Madhu Swamy on Thursday said that a spike is observed in Covid-19 cases after the resumption of domestic air travel on May 25.
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ICC Board defers decision on T20 WC till June 10

Times of India - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 18:15
The International Cricket Council (ICC) Board on Thursday deferred a decision on all agenda items, including the fate of the T20 World Cup in Australia, till June 10. The World Cup is scheduled from Oct 18 to Nov 15 but there is intense speculation about the event being postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the window being used by the currently suspended IPL.
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Farm officials get intodamage control mode

Hindu - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 18:12
‘No locust attacks in State in recent past, but govt. is not taking chances’
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BJP trying to destabilise Maharashtra government: Priyanka

Hindu - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 18:12
Ms. Vadra’s reference to Maharashtra comes just a day after Rahul Gandhi, spoke to Aaditya Thackeray in an attempt at damage control after Mr. Gandhi’s remark.
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NGT orders testing of water quality in Kosasthalaiyar river

Hindu - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 18:10
A.P. company allegedly dumped 1,000 litres of expired milk in waterbody
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