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EU warns Sri Lanka over death penalty

The diplomatic missions based in Colombo wrote a letter to Sri Lankan President Maithri­pala Sirisena yesterday that they fully oppose the recent statement by him that he will reinstate the death penalty. The missions said that they were writing to verify the worrying information in the public domain about the …

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Russia hands over World Cup hosting duties to Qatar

At a Kremlin ceremony, Putin handed an official World Cup soccer ball to FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, who then handed it on to Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani. Putin said Russia was proud of its achievements in hosting the World Cup, and would share its experience with Qatar. The …

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PM launches projects worth over 900 crore rupees in Varanasi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday gifted his constituency Varanasi with developmental projects worth over Rs 900 crore.  He highlighted the efforts made by both the state and central governments to transform Kashi. A city that till four years ago struggled with inadequate infrastructure is today morphing into a Smart …

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Govt warns WhatsApp over abuse

WhatsApp has also been asked to immediately contain the spread of such messages through application of technology, even as law and order machinery takes steps to apprehend the culprits.Noting that miscreants were repeatedly circulating provocative messages triggering a spate of violence, the government on Tuesday said it has “conveyed in …

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Brazil advance after win over Mexico

The PSG forward slid home in the second half and then teed up Roberto Firmino late on as the five-times champions beat an otherwise stubborn Mexico, whose World Cup began with such promise with a victory over champions Germany, but ended in familiar fashion in the first knockout round. It …

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BJP hits back at Congress over surgical strike

Proof of the surgical strike that the Indian army carried out 2 years ago in response to the Uri army camp attack has emerged in the form of a video and the video shows how India’s brave soldiers went into enemy territory in Pakistan occupied Kashmir and destroyed one of …

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Argentina enter World Cup pre-quarters with 2-1 win over Nigeria

Rojo scored the winner for Argentina in the 86th minute after Victor Moses’ penalty conversion in the 51st minute had cancelled out Lionel Messi’s strike in the 14th minute. Following the win, Argentina have four points in total and they are second in the table, behind Croatia, who have nine points. The other two …

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India hands over Dornier aircraft to Seychelles

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj handed over the aircraft worthiness certificate, while Mos MEA Gen VK Singh handed over symbolic keys to the Seychelles President. Later the Union Minister flagged off the Dornier aircraft.  Prime Minister Narendra Modi had on Monday  gifted replica of the aircraft to the Seychelles President. …

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Delhi Monsoon Alert! IMD revived monsoon activity over the weekend

It has advanced to Gujarat’s Saurashtra (region), Veraval, Ahemdabad, and Maharashtra’s Amravati. On the eastern side, it has covered the entire Assam, reached Jalpaiguri in north West Bengal and Midnapore in south West Bengal. The North Indians plains will receive pre-monsoon thunder showers on June 27. In the next 48 …

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BJP slams Congress over its leaders shameful comments

Senior BJP leader Ravishankar Prasad has hit out at Congress leaders for undermining India’s sovereignty. He said that Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad has insulted Indian Army by saying that Army is killing more civilians than terrorists. He asserted that Lashkar-e-Taiba endorses sentiments of Congress saying added that statements of …

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Over 600 rescued refugees come ashore in Spain

The first one arrived at around 06:30 local time, according to reports. According to Doctors Without Borders, the ships were carrying approximately 630 migrants, including 123 unaccompanied minors, 11 small children and seven pregnant women. The refugees had been turned away by Italy and Malta and spent a week in …

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Roy and Buttler set up England win over Australia

Roy’s 120 and stand-in captain Jos Buttler’s 91 not out took England to a total of 342 for eight as the hosts went 2-0 up in this five-match series. Australia opener Shaun Marsh made 131 to became the first Glamorgan batsman to score an international century at the Welsh county’s …

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