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Parliament Winter Session: Farm Acts Repeal Bill passed in Lok Sabha without discussion
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Parliament Winter Session: Farm Acts Repeal Bill passed in Lok Sabha without discussion

The three contentious farm laws, which triggered months of protests since their passage last year, was passed last year

Meet Parag Agrawal: Indian-origin executive succeeds Jack Dorsey as Twitter CEO
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Meet Parag Agrawal: Indian-origin executive succeeds Jack Dorsey as Twitter CEO

Agrawal said in a note posted on Twitter that he is honoured and humbled on his appointment and expressed gratitude to Dorsey’s “continued mentorship and your friendship

Omicron scare: Health officials trace Botswana woman who visited MP, say not infected with corona
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Omicron scare: Health officials trace Botswana woman who visited MP, say not infected with corona

Botswana is a landlocked country in southern Africa, where the Omicron variant has been detected

Africa-returned man tests positive for COVID-19, samples sent for tests amid Omicron concerns
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Africa-returned man tests positive for COVID-19, samples sent for tests amid Omicron concerns

The man arrived in Dombivli town of Thane district on 24 November after travelling from South Africa, Dubai and Delhi

Men's Hockey World Cup: Four Indians appointed by FIH as officials for 2023 edition
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Men's Hockey World Cup: Four Indians appointed by FIH as officials for 2023 edition

Sonia Bathla was named as technical official by the International Hockey Federation (FIH), Col (Dr) Bibhu Kalyan Nayak as medical officer, and Raghu Prasad and Javed Shaikh as umpires for the showpiece event

AIFF Senior Women's National Football Championship: Maharashtra beat Arunachal Pradesh 6-0, TN thrash Telangana 20-0
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AIFF Senior Women's National Football Championship: Maharashtra beat Arunachal Pradesh 6-0, TN thrash Telangana 20-0

Karen's teammate Valencia D'Mello struck a brace and Trupti Deep netted one to round off the tally for Maharashtra

ISL 2021-22: Chennaiyin FC beat NorthEast United 2-1 for second straight win
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ISL 2021-22: Chennaiyin FC beat NorthEast United 2-1 for second straight win

Lallianzuala Chhangte (41st) broke the deadlock with a powerful shot from a defensive error but VP Suhair (50th) restored parity before Chennaiyin captain Anirudh Thapa (74th) sealed the deal with a fine strike

No proposal to impose lockdown, says Karnataka chief minister Basavaraj Bommai
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No proposal to impose lockdown, says Karnataka chief minister Basavaraj Bommai

The chief minister urged the people not to panic about Omicron, and asked them to strictly follow COVID-19 guidelines

Reserve Bank of India imposes Rs 1 crore penalty on Union Bank of India
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Reserve Bank of India imposes Rs 1 crore penalty on Union Bank of India

Last week, RBI imposed a monetary penalty of Rs 1 crore on the State Bank of India (SBI) for contravention of a provision in the Banking Regulation (BR) Act, 1949

PSG star Neymar to miss 6-8 weeks with ankle injury
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PSG star Neymar to miss 6-8 weeks with ankle injury

The Brazil star was stretchered from the pitch in tears after suffering the injury in the final minutes of Sunday's 3-1 victory at Saint-Etienne

'Little different from Delta': K'taka Health Min after two found COVID-19 positive at airport
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'Little different from Delta': K'taka Health Min after two found COVID-19 positive at airport

Karnataka Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar asked people not to panic about the new COVID-19 variant 'Omicron' and suggested following COVID-19 precautionary measures strictly

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey steps down; social media company names CTO Parag Agrawal as replacement
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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey steps down; social media company names CTO Parag Agrawal as replacement

Dorsey is also the top executive at Square, a financial payments company that he founded, and some big investors have openly questioned whether he can be effective leading both

Govt health expenditure share in GDP increases from 1.15% to 1.35%: NHA report for 2017-18
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Govt health expenditure share in GDP increases from 1.15% to 1.35%: NHA report for 2017-18

The NHA estimates are prepared by using an accounting framework based on internationally accepted System of Health Accounts 2011, provided by the WHO

India vs New Zealand: Williamson hails Ravindra as 'all-round package' after thrilling draw
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India vs New Zealand: Williamson hails Ravindra as 'all-round package' after thrilling draw

Ravindra made an unbeaten 18 at number eight and stood strong with Ajaz Patel as New Zealand finished day five on 165-9 while chasing 284 in Kanpur.

'Victory for us': After farm laws repeal, unions to meet on 1 Dec over future course of action
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'Victory for us': After farm laws repeal, unions to meet on 1 Dec over future course of action

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced on 19 November that the three farm legislations will be repealed