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  20 Aug 2020

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Obama, in scathing Trump rebuke, warns democracy on the line

Trump, who appeared to be watching in real time, responded to Obama’s speech with all-caps tweets

20 Aug 2020 4:15 PM

Outrage in Belgium as video reveals police violence on custodial death victim

The issue, which happened in 2018, has gained extra prominence after the death of George Floyd in US' Minneapolis

20 Aug 2020 3:58 PM

Nagpur doctor hangs self after killing family with strong anesthetic

On Tuesday, the Nagpur Police found Dr Sushma Rane hanging from a ceiling fan

20 Aug 2020 3:21 PM

Germany's Merkel hosts Greta Thunberg for talks on climate crisis

The meeting comes exactly two years after Thunberg started to strike outside Swedish parliament to call attention to climate crisis

20 Aug 2020 3:14 PM

27% students do not have smartphones, 28% lack electricity for online classes: NCERT survey

The survey with over 34,000 partcipants pointed out that lack of knowledge of using devices caused hindrance in the learning process

20 Aug 2020 3:08 PM

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Kamala Harris remembers her 'chithis' in VP acceptance speech

Harris opened her speech by remembering her mother, lamenting the fact that she could not be there to see her daughter's achievement

20 Aug 2020 2:41 PM

RBI releases national strategy for financial education, aims to create empowered India

The strategy will develop credit discipline and encourage availing credit from formal financial institutions as per requirement

20 Aug 2020 2:24 PM

Indian-Americans could play key role in November election, says Kamala Harris

Harris was nominated as the first-ever American of Indian and African descent to be picked by a major party for the top post

20 Aug 2020 2:12 PM

Bombay High Court grants bail to Wadhawan brothers in Yes Bank fraud case

The court directed the duo to deposit Rs one lakh each as surety and surrender their passports

20 Aug 2020 1:50 PM

29% of Delhi's population has antibodies against COVID-19, says August sero-survey

Sero-prevalence of antibodies found in males was 28.3 per cent, and in females 32.2 per cent in the latest survey, the minister said

20 Aug 2020 1:22 PM

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DGCA to conduct safety audit of all Indian airlines post Kozhikode crash

The FOQA is the process of obtaining and analysing all kinds of data from flights to improve safety & efficiency of future flight operations

20 Aug 2020 1:22 PM

Coronavirus vaccine should be mandatory in Australia: PM

Anticipating a backlash from vocal anti-vaccine activists, Morrison said the stakes were too high to allow the disease to continue unchecked

20 Aug 2020 1:22 PM

Swachh Survekshan awards 2020: Indore is cleanest city in India for fourth time

Varanasi has been the adjudged the 'best Ganga town' in the central government's cleanliness survey

20 Aug 2020 1:04 PM

Congress urges NBSA to enforce strict code of conduct for TV news debates

Media houses, journalists, anchors and spokespersons must be held accountable for their actions and conduct: Congress

20 Aug 2020 1:04 PM

Supreme Court gives Prashant Bhushan two days to reconsider his 'defiant statement'

The top court on August 14 held Bhushan guilty of criminal contempt for his derogatory tweets against the judiciary

20 Aug 2020 12:44 PM

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Russian opposition figure Navalny in coma after poisoning

Navalny’s Foundation for Fighting Corruption has been exposing graft among government officials, including some at the highest level

20 Aug 2020 12:42 PM

Yogi government need to answer opposition queries on law and order: Akhilesh Yadav

This assembly session is going to be historic in a number of ways and government has to answer questions raised by opposition, Yadav said

20 Aug 2020 12:33 PM

Some severe COVID-19 patients may not develop long-lasting immunity to coronavirus: Study

Based on studies of other coronaviruses that cause colds, people can get infected with the same coronavirus more than once in the same year

20 Aug 2020 12:15 PM

Lashkar-e-Taiba militant killed in Kupwara encounter was a Pakistani national, say J-K police

The Pakistani terrorist named Danish was killed in the encounter on Wednesday.

20 Aug 2020 12:06 PM

Heavy rains continue to drench Delhi-NCR region

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has warned of heavy rains in the city on Thursday as well.

20 Aug 2020 11:36 AM

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