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New Zealand crosses 100 days without any new domestic COVID-19 cases; WHO hails milestone as exemplary
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New Zealand crosses 100 days without any new domestic COVID-19 cases; WHO hails milestone as exemplary

The country halted the spread of SARS-CoV-2 by imposing a strict lockdown in late March when only around 100 people had tested positive.

Gunehar Art Festival: Artists meditate on 'borderlines' in a Himachal village, where empty shops turn into galleries
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Gunehar Art Festival: Artists meditate on 'borderlines' in a Himachal village, where empty shops turn into galleries

The Gunehar Art Festival was held in Himachal Pradesh earlier this month. The triennale, now in its third edition, hosts budding artists for over half-a-month, exploring different themes through various artistic mediums. The theme of 'borderlines' was chosen this year.

The Borderlands: Travels through the North-Western frontier, in search of human stories
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The Borderlands: Travels through the North-Western frontier, in search of human stories

Borderlands, an upcoming documentary film by Samarth Mahajan, attempts to tell stories from the areas which line India's frontiers — stories which are left out of the mainstream narrative, or presented largely through the lens of the army, war or nationalism. In this series, Firstpost follows Mahajan and his team as they travel across India, presenting snippets from people's lives. In Part 1, stories from the North-Western frontier.

China's military bolstering management of its border defence with new surveillance equipment
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China's military bolstering management of its border defence with new surveillance equipment

China's military is bolstering the management of its border defence by developing new types of equipment including a satellite early warning system.

Rajnath Singh hopes for positive move from China in Doka La standoff, says India has no ambition to expand borders
India

Rajnath Singh hopes for positive move from China in Doka La standoff, says India has no ambition to expand borders

India has never attacked any country and has no ambition to expand its borders, Union home minister Rajnath Singh said on Monday.

In annual report, home ministry confuses Spain-Morocco border for India-Pakistan border
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In annual report, home ministry confuses Spain-Morocco border for India-Pakistan border

A photo captioned as "floodlighting along the border" turned out to be from the Spain-Morocco border, which was originally taken in 2006 by a Spanish photographer, Javier Moyano.

October to be decisive month for refugees entering Australia, or else 'the game's up'
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October to be decisive month for refugees entering Australia, or else 'the game's up'

Refugees entering Australia have until October to prove their status. If unable to do so, they face the option of being kicked out and banned from re-entering Australia.

Death of cultural bonhomie: Is condemning Pakistani artistes an apt response to terrorism?
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Death of cultural bonhomie: Is condemning Pakistani artistes an apt response to terrorism?

Lata Mangeshkar or Ghulam Ali, Shah Rukh or Fawad Khan — they are the bridge that draws India and Pakistan close, even as the conflict over terrorism and Kashmir tears us apart. But we may be far from it right now.

Terror threat from Bangladesh is real and porous borders with India problematic
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Terror threat from Bangladesh is real and porous borders with India problematic

Border security has been beefed up in the five frontier states sharing the international boundary with Bangladesh, after terror attacks that took place in Dhaka

Govt won't lower guard on security front in protecting borders: Mufti
India

Govt won't lower guard on security front in protecting borders: Mufti

The Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday said there would be no lowering of guard on the security front along the the borders of the country.

Guns fall silent on LoC; no ceasefire violations in last 48 hours
India

Guns fall silent on LoC; no ceasefire violations in last 48 hours

After over three weeks of virtually non-stop exchanges of fire and mortar shelling between Indian and Pakistani troops, guns fell silent in the past 48 hours along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, a defence spokesperson said.

Borders Launches E-Bookstore and New Smartphone Apps
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Borders Launches E-Bookstore and New Smartphone Apps

Borders Group Inc launched its long awaited electronic bookstore on Wednesday, along with applications for the store on several leading smartphones.