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Constitution greater than any president, says Elon Musk responding to Donald Trump
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Constitution greater than any president, says Elon Musk responding to Donald Trump

Trump’s comments came after Twitter's new owner, Elon Musk, said he would reveal how Twitter engaged in 'free speech suppression' leading up to the 2020 election

Jaishankar says India hopeful that Germany will iron out visa challenges
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Jaishankar says India hopeful that Germany will iron out visa challenges

EAM S Jaishankar signed an agreement on the comprehensive migration and mobility partnership with German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock

India will not agree for dialogue while Pakistan supports terrorism, says EAM Jaishankar
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India will not agree for dialogue while Pakistan supports terrorism, says EAM Jaishankar

Jaishankar also asserted that India will continue to maintain economic ties with Russia in pursuance of its national interest despite calls for a boycott by western countries amidst the Russian invasion of Ukraine

More people flee after eruption of Indonesia's Mount Semeru
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More people flee after eruption of Indonesia's Mount Semeru

Officials have announced a state of emergency for the next two weeks and authorities have been distributing free masks to protect against ash in the air while setting up public kitchens for evacuees.

Jaishankar calls out EU on Russian oil imports, says European Union imported six times more than India from Feb to Nov
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Jaishankar calls out EU on Russian oil imports, says European Union imported six times more than India from Feb to Nov

India has considerably increased its purchase of Russian oil after Russia slashed prices considerably after the start of the war in Ukraine. The country is now the largest buyer of Russian oil after China

An influencer with soul: Who was Indo-Canadian TikTok celebrity Megha Thakur who died suddenly at 21?
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An influencer with soul: Who was Indo-Canadian TikTok celebrity Megha Thakur who died suddenly at 21?

Megha Thakur, who was born in Indore, moved to Canada when she was just an infant. After joining social media, she quickly acquired a following for her messaging on body positivity and mental health. She had more than 930,000 followers on TikTok and over 100,000 followers on Instagram

Jaishankar calls out EU on Russian oil imports, says Feb to Nov oil import in European Union six times that of India
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Jaishankar calls out EU on Russian oil imports, says Feb to Nov oil import in European Union six times that of India

India has considerably increased its purchase of Russian oil after Russia slashed prices considerably after the start of the war in Ukraine. The country is now the largest buyer of Russian oil after China

Harry, Meghan have 'run out of ammo' in battle with royals
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Harry, Meghan have 'run out of ammo' in battle with royals

Harry and Meghan were accused of “declaring war” by releasing an explosive promotional trailer for the series

Watch: Sharia in action as Taliban publicly flogs men, women for adultery, theft, running away from home
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Watch: Sharia in action as Taliban publicly flogs men, women for adultery, theft, running away from home

Reportedly, on November 19, the Taliban lashed 19 people for committing petty crimes, such as running away from home, adultery and theft

'India assuming global responsibility in this difficult moment': German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock
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'India assuming global responsibility in this difficult moment': German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock

Baerbock is on a two-day India visit. Her visit comes within couple of days after India commenced its G20 presidency on 1 December

Indonesia set to penalise sex outside marriage, live-ins in overhaul criminal code
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Indonesia set to penalise sex outside marriage, live-ins in overhaul criminal code

Critics fear that this legal reform could roll back the Southeast Asian country's hard-won democratic freedoms and police morality

India will focus on forging win-win collaborations, says Amitabh Kant on G20 Presidency
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India will focus on forging win-win collaborations, says Amitabh Kant on G20 Presidency

G20 Sherpa Meeting under India's Presidency is currently underway, beginning with an overview of India's issue notes and priorities

India, Germany pledge to strengthen cooperation in energy, trade, climate change
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India, Germany pledge to strengthen cooperation in energy, trade, climate change

German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock arrived in India on Monday on a two-day visit. Her visit comes at a time when India assumed the formal chairmanship of the G20 group just four days ago

South Korea says North Korea fired 130 artillery shells in latest drill, some landed in buffer zone
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South Korea says North Korea fired 130 artillery shells in latest drill, some landed in buffer zone

South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said the weapons fell within the northern side of buffer zones created under a 2018 inter-Korean agreement to reduce military tensions. There were no immediate reports of shells falling inside South Korean waters

South African leader braces to head off impeachment threat
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South African leader braces to head off impeachment threat

The ruling African National Congress (ANC) will meet Monday to discuss Ramaphosa's fate after a parliamentary panel's report last week said he might have acted illegally in covering up a burglary at his farm

UAE leader announces surprise visit to Qatar after boycott
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UAE leader announces surprise visit to Qatar after boycott

The boycott, which saw four nations shut off air and sea routes to Qatar, only ended in January 2021 just ahead of president Joe Biden taking office in the United States

'Covid was man-made virus', claims former Wuhan Lab Scientist in his new book 'The Truth About Wuhan'
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'Covid was man-made virus', claims former Wuhan Lab Scientist in his new book 'The Truth About Wuhan'

Huff reportedly alleges in his book that China's gain-of-function experiments were carried out with insufficient security, leading to a leak at the Wuhan lab

Canada: Sikh woman shot dead at gas station in Mississauga
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Canada: Sikh woman shot dead at gas station in Mississauga

The police said that 21-year-old Pawanpreet Kaur, a Brampton resident, was gunned down on December 3 at a Petro Canada gas station in the Britannia Road area at Mississauga in Canada

Love is Love: How US Congress is protecting same sex marriages
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Love is Love: How US Congress is protecting same sex marriages

The new law legalising same-sex and interracial marriages would protect the rights of about a half million married couples. Passed in the Senate last week, it now heads to the House for near-certain approval

Amazon plans to fire 20,000 employees, including top managers
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Amazon plans to fire 20,000 employees, including top managers

The action comes as all the departments in various regions are being reviewed rigorously so as to do cost cutting