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Gyanvapi Mosque case: Supreme Court to hear petition against survey as AIMPLB calls shivling claim unfair
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Gyanvapi Mosque case: Supreme Court to hear petition against survey as AIMPLB calls shivling claim unfair

The Gyanvapi mosque is a mosque and will remain a mosque. The attempt to term it a temple is nothing more than a conspiracy to create communal disharmony, said the chief of All-India Muslim Personal Law Board

India slams OIC for 'unwarranted comments' on delimitation exercise in Jammu and Kashmir
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India slams OIC for 'unwarranted comments' on delimitation exercise in Jammu and Kashmir

The delimitation commission, tasked with redrawing parliamentary and Assembly constituencies in Jammu and Kashmir, notified its final report earlier this month

Explained: How Akbaruddin Owaisi’s visit to Aurangzeb’s tomb in Aurangabad sparked a political slugfest
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Explained: How Akbaruddin Owaisi’s visit to Aurangzeb’s tomb in Aurangabad sparked a political slugfest

The Shiv Sena, BJP and MNS slammed Akbaruddin Owaisi for glorifying Aurangzeb by visiting his tomb in Maharashtra's Aurangabad district. The BJP also came down heavily on the ruling coalition for not taking action against the Telangana MLA for his 'seditious' act

DC vs PBKS, IPL 2022: The Sarfaraz show, Livingstone with the ball and other talking points
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DC vs PBKS, IPL 2022: The Sarfaraz show, Livingstone with the ball and other talking points

Delhi Capitals beat Punjab Kings by 17 runs at the DY Patil Stadium to jump to the fourth spot on the IPL 2022 points table.

Questions swirl over Saudi-backed breakaway LIV Golf Invitational Series
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Questions swirl over Saudi-backed breakaway LIV Golf Invitational Series

Questions over the source of the Saudi Arabia league's funding persist — with Greg Norman grilled over concerns about govt. backing for the new tour

Shashi Tharoor clarifies Rahul Gandhi's comment on regional parties as allies upset
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Shashi Tharoor clarifies Rahul Gandhi's comment on regional parties as allies upset

In his address at his party's 'Chintan Shivir' in Udaipur, Rahul Gandhi had claimed that regional parties cannot fight the BJP and the RSS as they lack ideology

Rishabh Pant's batting position and other burning questions from DC vs PBKS
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Rishabh Pant's batting position and other burning questions from DC vs PBKS

DC vs PBKS: Delhi Capitals beat Punjab Kings by 17 runs to boost their playoff chances.

Jack Nicklaus turned down $100 million-plus offer from Saudi-backed LIV Golf International Series
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Jack Nicklaus turned down $100 million-plus offer from Saudi-backed LIV Golf International Series

Jack Nicklaus, 82, an 18-time major winner said he turned down the offers out of loyalty to the PGA Tour.

IPL 2022: DC's Axar Patel becomes 4th player to scalp 100 wickets and score over 1000 runs in tournament
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IPL 2022: DC's Axar Patel becomes 4th player to scalp 100 wickets and score over 1000 runs in tournament

Delhi Capitals spinner Axar Patel also became the ninth player in the Indian Premier League to achieve 100 plus wickets.

Jurgen Klopp confident Mohamed Salah, Virgil Van Dijk fit for Champions League final
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Jurgen Klopp confident Mohamed Salah, Virgil Van Dijk fit for Champions League final

Liverpool beat Chelsea on penalties in the FA Cup final to complete the second leg of a potential quadruple.

Mitchell Marsh, Delhi Capitals peak at the right time
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Mitchell Marsh, Delhi Capitals peak at the right time

For Mitchell Marsh, he’s been on a personal peak for the past year, and doesn’t look like slowing down anytime soon.

Russia-Ukraine war: Over 260 Ukrainian soldiers evacuated from besieged Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol
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Russia-Ukraine war: Over 260 Ukrainian soldiers evacuated from besieged Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol

Ukraine's deputy defence minister Ganna Malyar said that the soldiers were evacuated through humanitarian corridors to areas under Moscow and Russia-backed separatists' control. 'An exchange procedure will be carried out for their further return home,' he added

Blackpool's Jake Daniels becomes UK's first active openly gay footballer in 32 years
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Blackpool's Jake Daniels becomes UK's first active openly gay footballer in 32 years

Former Norwich City and Nottingham Forest striker Justin Fashanu came out publicly as gay in 1990, during his playing career.

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny appeals against nine-year jail sentence
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Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny appeals against nine-year jail sentence

A vocal critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, Navalny late March had his jail time extended to nine years after he was found guilty of embezzlement and contempt of court

Serie A: Giorgio Chiellini bids adieu to Juventus in disappointing draw to Lazio
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Serie A: Giorgio Chiellini bids adieu to Juventus in disappointing draw to Lazio

The draw earned Lazio a place in the Europa League after Sergej Milinkovic-Savic levelled with the last kick of the game

Elon Musk hints at paying less than $44 billion for Twitter
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Elon Musk hints at paying less than $44 billion for Twitter

At a Miami technology conference, Elon Musk estimated that at least 20 per cent of Twitter's 229 million accounts are spam bots. He added that the percentage was at the low end of his assessment

North Korea reports 269,510 new fever cases amid surging COVID-19 crisis
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North Korea reports 269,510 new fever cases amid surging COVID-19 crisis

Some experts suspect North Korea is underreporting deaths to soften the blow for authoritarian leader Kim Jong Un with the pandemic further damaging an economy already broken by mismanagement

Premier League: Newcastle blow up Arsenal's Champions League dream; seal Chelsea's 3rd spot
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Premier League: Newcastle blow up Arsenal's Champions League dream; seal Chelsea's 3rd spot

Tottenham remain two points above their north London rivals in fourth place while Chelsea confirms 3rd spot for in the Premier League season after Arsenal suffer 0-2 defeat against Newcastle.

White House lashes out at Jeff Bezos for criticising Joe Biden administration's fiscal, economic policies
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White House lashes out at Jeff Bezos for criticising Joe Biden administration's fiscal, economic policies

White House deputy press secretary Andrew Bates said that it wasn't surprising that Jeff Bezos' tweet came after US president Joe Biden met with labour organisers, including Amazon employees