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Europe must open up to new ideas about the secular State at the earliest
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Europe must open up to new ideas about the secular State at the earliest

Neutrality is insufficient when communities already see religion as an important part of their personal identity, one they want to hold on to along with their civic identity. It should be possible to have both.

Uddhav Thackeray showed mirror to BJP in his Dussehra speech, says NCP's Nawab Malik
politics

Uddhav Thackeray showed mirror to BJP in his Dussehra speech, says NCP's Nawab Malik

On Sunday, Thackeray had hit out at the BJP over a range of issues and dared it to topple his 11-month-old government

Bigly Yuge: First lady, second lady, third lady? Melania Trump triples down
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Bigly Yuge: First lady, second lady, third lady? Melania Trump triples down

As next week's US election approaches, Indian author Avirook Sen will send despatches from Texas as part of a multi-part satirical series that seeks to probe The Wall Street Journal's assertion that Donald Trump has killed satire

Gillian Flynn talks dabbling in conspiracy theories with Amazon Prime Video's Utopia, and a possible season 2
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Gillian Flynn talks dabbling in conspiracy theories with Amazon Prime Video's Utopia, and a possible season 2

I think it’s easy to get wrapped up in conspiracies, because there is sort of an interesting intellectual factor where doubting makes you feel cynical. It’s easier to cross your arms, and go, “Oh, but there’s more to this.”

US Election 2020 Kansas profile: How state voted in 2016, demographics and more
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US Election 2020 Kansas profile: How state voted in 2016, demographics and more

Kansas is a US state in the Midwestern United States. Its capital is Topeka and its largest city is Wichita

Bihar Election 2020 Voting Date Phase 1: Don't have photo voter slip yet? Here's how you can download it from nvsp.in
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Bihar Election 2020 Voting Date Phase 1: Don't have photo voter slip yet? Here's how you can download it from nvsp.in

After checking your name in the electoral roll, you can download your voter slip or ID. Every voter is required to carry voter slip along with their voter identification card

US Election 2020 Iowa profile: How state voted in 2016, demographics and more
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US Election 2020 Iowa profile: How state voted in 2016, demographics and more

Iowa, a Midwestern US state, sits between the Missouri and Mississippi rivers and is known for its landscape of rolling plains and cornfields

Bihar Election schedule 2020 constituency-wise: 243 Assembly seats to go to polls in three phases from 28 Oct to 7 Nov
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Bihar Election schedule 2020 constituency-wise: 243 Assembly seats to go to polls in three phases from 28 Oct to 7 Nov

For phase one on 28 October, 71 constituencies in 16 districts will be covered. For phase two on 3 November, 94 constituencies in 17 districts will go to polls and for phase three, on 7 November, 78 constituencies in 15 districts will be covered

US Election 2020 Indiana profile: How state voted in 2016, demographics and more
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US Election 2020 Indiana profile: How state voted in 2016, demographics and more

Indiana is a US state in the Midwestern and Great Lakes regions of North America

Bihar Election 2020 Voting Date Phase 1: Search for your voter ID by name, EPIC number in online voters' list on nvsp.in
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Bihar Election 2020 Voting Date Phase 1: Search for your voter ID by name, EPIC number in online voters' list on nvsp.in

Visit the National Voters' Service portal on www.nvsp.in to check whether your name is there on the list

IPL 2020: 'Stay not-out,' KXIP's Mandeep Singh recalls late father's wish after unbeaten fifty
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IPL 2020: 'Stay not-out,' KXIP's Mandeep Singh recalls late father's wish after unbeaten fifty

"My father used to tell me that 'you should remain not out in every game' and that is what I wanted to do today," Mandeep told the IPL's official website.

New study says people with type 2 diabetes may not need to avoid potatoes completely
health

New study says people with type 2 diabetes may not need to avoid potatoes completely

While it is recommended that freshly cooked, boiled or roasted potatoes are best-suited to those with diabetes, eating stale potatoes that have to be reheated should be avoided.

Stephen Atler wins Banff's Mountain Environment and Natural History Award for his work, Wild Himalayas
art & culture

Stephen Atler wins Banff's Mountain Environment and Natural History Award for his work, Wild Himalayas

Alter's tome on the Himalayas is divided into eight sections, each one elaborating a different aspect of the vast mountain ranges from their origin and evolution to the glaciers, the flora and fauna and the human settlements thriving in the mountains.

Gary Oldman's Mank, Manoj Bajpayee's Suraj Pe Mangal Bhari, Nayanthara's Mookuthi Amman: Trailers This Week
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Gary Oldman's Mank, Manoj Bajpayee's Suraj Pe Mangal Bhari, Nayanthara's Mookuthi Amman: Trailers This Week

From David Fincher's Mank, Nayanthara-starrer Mookuthi Amman to Tom Hanks' Civil War drama News of the World, a list of all the trailers released this week.

US Election 2020 Illinois profile: How state voted in 2016, demographics and more
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US Election 2020 Illinois profile: How state voted in 2016, demographics and more

Illinois is a midwestern state bordering Indiana in the east and the Mississippi River in the west

Faf du Plessis, David Miller and Andre Russell pull out of inaugural Lankan Premier League
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Faf du Plessis, David Miller and Andre Russell pull out of inaugural Lankan Premier League

Indian wicket-keeper batsman Manvinder Bisla, who played 35 IPL matches, also withdrew from the tournament, scheduled to be held from 21 November to 13 December.

One killed, 27 injured in violence during Durga Puja procession in Bihar's Munger
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One killed, 27 injured in violence during Durga Puja procession in Bihar's Munger

Bihar Police detained over 100 people in relation to the incident and recovered 12 empty cartridges and three country-made pistols from the spot

Champions League: Andrea Pirlo sees positives as Juventus miss Ronaldo before Barca clash
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Champions League: Andrea Pirlo sees positives as Juventus miss Ronaldo before Barca clash

The Turin side have won the tournament twice, but not since 1996. They have been runners-up seven times, including twice in the last five years.

Peshawar blast: Seven killed 70 injured after powerful explosion rips through Islamic seminary
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Peshawar blast: Seven killed 70 injured after powerful explosion rips through Islamic seminary

Several of the wounded students were in critical condition, and hospital authorities feared the death toll could climb further

After over 3 months, India's daily COVID-19 count drops below 40,000, says Centre
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After over 3 months, India's daily COVID-19 count drops below 40,000, says Centre

India's tally mounted to 79,46,429, with 36,470 new cases being reported in a day, while the toll due to the coronavirus climbed to 1,19,502 with 488 new fatalities being recorded on Tuesday