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California fires spread, fouling air and spurring evacuations

The largest group of fires, dubbed the LNU Lightning Complex, had scorched nearly 220,000 acres (89,000 hectares) by Friday morning and forced the evacuation of tens of thousands of residents. Some of the fires in that complex — described as the ninth largest in the state’s history — threatened wineries …

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Manipur extends complete lockdown till August 31

With 192 more people tested positive yesterday, the tally rose to 4,390. New cases of COVID-19 continue to be detected amongst people who have no travel history outside the state. A total of 78 people have been discharged in the last 24 hours, taking the recovery rate in the state …

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Twitter to Flag state affiliated accounts of P-5 Nations

The company said that “the attempt, will provide additional context about accounts that are controlled by certain official representatives of governments, state-affiliated media entities and individuals closely associated with those entities.”  The label has been desined in such a way that it appears on the profile page of the relevant …

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US capital under state of emergency for Hurricane Florence

Mayor Muriel Bowser told a news conference the emergency was “effective immediately” and that the measure “ensures that we will have the resources we need to prepare for Florence.” More than a million coastal residents have been ordered to leave their homes ahead of the storm’s projected arrival on Thursday, …

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US Secretary of State, US Secretary of Defence meet PM Modi

They conveyed greetings of President Trump to the Prime Minister. The Prime Minister fondly recalled his interactions with President Trump and requested Secretaries to convey his greetings to him. The Secretaries briefed the Prime Minister on the fruitful and productive 2+2 dialogue held earlier on Thursday. Prime Minister congratulated both …

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State governments announce assistance to flood hit Kerala

Maharashtra Chief Minister has announced Rs. 20 crore as immediate assistance to the flood-hit state. While, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar announced Rs. 10 crore aid and Jharkhand has given a financial help of Rs. Five crore. Uttar Pradesh CM also announced financial assistance of Rs 15 crores for …

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