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Kerala Man Kills Sister By Mixing Poison In Ice Cream, Arrested: Police

NDTV Top News - Fri, 08/14/2020 - 04:44
A 22-year-old man was on Thursday arrested for allegedly murdering his sister by mixing poison in her ice cream, the police said on Thursday.
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China angry with Pak over security for its workers

TOI Top Stories - Fri, 08/14/2020 - 04:36
The discord between the two sides has been sharp regarding the Karot hydropower project in Punjab, as well as at the Azad Pattan project, where the Chinese are unhappy about the progress and lack of security.
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PIO scribe to Trump: 'Do you regret your lies?'

TOI Top Stories - Fri, 08/14/2020 - 04:11
A Pune-born Indian-American journalist dropped a bombshell in the White House Press Room on Thursday with a loaded question, bluntly asking US President Donald Trump to his face if he regrets his lies and dishonestly.
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Dad asked for jackfruit from village: Pranab's son

TOI Top Stories - Fri, 08/14/2020 - 03:38
Less than a week before former President Pranab Mukherjee went on ventilator support, he had called up his son with a request.
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Cyber firm, govt spar over Aarogya info theft risk

TOI Top Stories - Fri, 08/14/2020 - 02:45
Data of over 150 million Indians shared with the Aarogya Setu app runs a “significant risk of theft or abuse”, a security audit firm working with the ambitious contact-tracing programme has alleged, claiming that it was not heard when it warned the government on the potential weaknesses.
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B'luru riots: How a turf war fuelled a minor issue

TOI Top Stories - Fri, 08/14/2020 - 02:45
Turf war between four politicians, including three former ministers, might have led to the snowballing of a petty issue into a full-blown riot in east Bengaluru on Tuesday night, police sources said citing preliminary investigations.
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Ex-Prez Pranab Mukherjee is comatose, responding to drugs

TOI Top Stories - Fri, 08/14/2020 - 02:39
Former President Pranab Mukherjee is slowly responding to medical treatment and all his vital parameters are stable though he remains deeply comatose. Sources said his pupils had started responding to light. He was admitted to the Army's Research and Referral Hospital in New Delhi on August 10 and was operated upon to remove a clot in the brain. He also tested positive for Covid-19.
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Live: 2 cops killed as terrorists open fire in J&K's Nowgam

TOI Top Stories - Fri, 08/14/2020 - 02:31
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Live: India’s Covid caseload crosses 25 lakh-mark

TOI Top Stories - Fri, 08/14/2020 - 02:19
India’s Covid-19 caseload crossed 25 lakh on Friday, just eight days after going past the 20-lakh mark, even as more than 65,000 fresh infections were reported for the third straight day while the daily death toll from the virus remained close to 1,000. Stay with TOI for live updates
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Live: '10k to 20k cases per day likely in Kerala'

TOI Top Stories - Fri, 08/14/2020 - 02:19
India's Covid-19 caseload surpassed 24 lakh on Friday after 64,553 people tested positive in a day, and the recoveries rose to over 17 lakh, the health ministry said. Stay with TOI for live updates
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Covid live: Record 8.3 lakh samples tested in a day

TOI Top Stories - Fri, 08/14/2020 - 02:19
India scaled a new high by testing over 8.3 lakh samples in last 24 hours, the highest tested for Covid-19 in a day so far, even as new cases continued to increase registering a record single-day surge of 66,999 cases. The government maintained that increasing number of positive cases should be seen in tandem with the positivity rate and recovery of patients. Stay with TOI for more updates-
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In e-courts, lawyers in vests, with hookahs

TOI Top Stories - Fri, 08/14/2020 - 02:08
Advocates, arguing before virtual courts from the comfort of homes and farmhouses, do not seem to be able not to a sip of tea or coffee, so intrinsic to the Indian way of life, while on the job. With many advocates seen in video-conference proceedings of the Supreme Court and high courts taking cups to their lips, a storm brewed on the court decorum front.
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'No Mum police FIR in Rajput case, statements invalid'

TOI Top Stories - Fri, 08/14/2020 - 01:59
The Union government told the Supreme Court on Thursday that there was no legal sanctity in the recording of statements of 56 people by Mumbai police in the suicide of actor Sushant Singh Rajput as the state police had not registered an FIR that empowers police to legally investigate a crime.
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19 booked for B’luru riot; ban PFI, SDPI says K’taka

TOI Top Stories - Fri, 08/14/2020 - 01:29
Police have registered two separate FIRs against 19 men — most of them are members of Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) — for their “direct involvement” in Tuesday night’s violence in east Bengaluru. All the 19 accused belonging to a particular minority community have been identified in the FIRs.
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Record spike: 66k cases, 1,008 deaths in one day

TOI Top Stories - Fri, 08/14/2020 - 01:15
An unprecedented surge in the Covid-19 pandemic in India on Thursday saw the number of fresh cases as well as deaths from the virus touch record highs. New infections during the day went past 66,000 while fatalities touched 1,008.
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Israel, UAE to establish diplomatic ties

TOI Top Stories - Fri, 08/14/2020 - 01:00
Israel and the United Arab Emirates announced an agreement on Thursday that will lead to a full normalisation of diplomatic relations between the two states, a move that reshapes the order of West Asia politics from the Palestinian issue to Iran. Under the accord, which US President Trump helped broker, Israel has agreed to suspend annexing areas of the occupied West Bank as it had been planning to do, White House officials said. I
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Chinese national held for Rs 1,100cr online gambling racket

TOI Top Stories - Fri, 08/14/2020 - 00:56
A Chinese national and three of his Indian associates have been arrested in a crackdown on an illegal online gambling racket being run by a China-based company, the police said on Thursday. The Chinese national and his associates were arrested by the Hyderabad police from Delhi on Wednesday and brought to Hyderabad on Thursday.
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India to build 'largest infra project' worth $500m in Maldives

TOI Top Stories - Fri, 08/14/2020 - 00:35
With focus on greater connectivity, India on Thursday announced several developmental projects in the Maldives, including a $ 500 million Greater Malé Connectivity Project (GMCP), billed as the largest ever infrastructure project in the country.
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Retail inflation nearly 7% on food prices rise

TOI Top Stories - Fri, 08/14/2020 - 00:23
Retail inflation inched close to the 7% mark in July, accelerating higher than expectations on the back of hardening food prices. The consumer price index rose an annual 6.9% in the previous month, higher than the upwardly revised 6.2% in June, dashing hopes of any interest rate cuts for now. Food inflation soared to an annual 9.6% in July from 8.7% in the previous month as supply disruptions continued to take toll.
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Gehlot, Pilot meet; House session from today

TOI Top Stories - Fri, 08/14/2020 - 00:05
After more than a month of acrimony, Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot and his rebellious former deputy Sachin Pilot met here on Thursday, keeping behind the bitterness and flashing victory signs to their supporters and the media.
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