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Nine injured in shooting at large gathering in New York's Syracuse; 17-year-old in critical condition, says police
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Nine injured in shooting at large gathering in New York's Syracuse; 17-year-old in critical condition, says police

No one was immediately taken into custody, and Syracuse Police Chief Kenton Buckner emphasized that the investigation was in its early stages in an appearance at a press conference alongside Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Shastri Bhawan partially sealed after senior law ministry official tests positive for COVID-19
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Shastri Bhawan partially sealed after senior law ministry official tests positive for COVID-19

Authorities sealed a floor of Shastri Bhawan, which houses several important ministries, on Tuesday after a senior official tested positive for the coronavirus, the second incident of a government building being partially cordoned off in Lutyen's Delhi within a week.

China's handling of coronavirus isn't merely public emergency for Beijing, but also test of diplomatic ties with other nations
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China's handling of coronavirus isn't merely public emergency for Beijing, but also test of diplomatic ties with other nations

As China grapples with the outbreak of the pneumonia-like virus commonly known as coronavirus, Beijing is left to test its diplomatic relations with the world watching its every move.

Narendra Modi to address public rally in Assam's Kokrajhar today to celebrate signing of Bodo Accord with NDFB, ABSU
India

Narendra Modi to address public rally in Assam's Kokrajhar today to celebrate signing of Bodo Accord with NDFB, ABSU

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Kokrajhar in Assam on Friday to participate in an event to celebrate the signing of the Bodo agreement.

Bodo Peace Accord 2020: A look at timeline of major events in long standing conflict in Assam
India

Bodo Peace Accord 2020: A look at timeline of major events in long standing conflict in Assam

The Bodo conflict, which dates back to the pre-Independence era, gained momentum from 1987 when the ABSU launched an agitation for a separate state.

Centre signs Bodo Peace Accord, the third since 1993 in bid to bring peace to Assam: All you need to know about the agreement
India

Centre signs Bodo Peace Accord, the third since 1993 in bid to bring peace to Assam: All you need to know about the agreement

The Union government on Monday signed a historic accord with with the dreaded insurgent group National Democratic Front of Boroland (NDFB) and two other outfits to end a protracted and bloody struggle for secession from Assam and to bring permanent peace to Bodo-dominated areas of the state

In bid to resolve Bodoland conflict, Centre signs peace accord with NDFB, ABSU; non-Bodo outfits announce 12-hour bandh in Assam
India

In bid to resolve Bodoland conflict, Centre signs peace accord with NDFB, ABSU; non-Bodo outfits announce 12-hour bandh in Assam

The government on Monday signed an accord with one of the dreaded insurgent groups of Assam, the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB), providing political and economic bonanza.

Heavy snowfall in Kashmir forces closure of Jammu-Srinagar National Highway; all flights to and from capital cancelled
India

Heavy snowfall in Kashmir forces closure of Jammu-Srinagar National Highway; all flights to and from capital cancelled

Heavy snowfall across Kashmir on Thursday cut off the valley from the rest of the country as the arterial Jammu-Srinagar National Highway was closed for traffic while all flights to and fro Srinagar airport were cancelled

Bill, Melinda Gates to honour Narendra Modi for sanitation initiative 'Swachh Bharat Mission' aimed at improving access to toilet
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Bill, Melinda Gates to honour Narendra Modi for sanitation initiative 'Swachh Bharat Mission' aimed at improving access to toilet

Bill and Melinda Gates aren't backing down from honouring India Prime Minister Narendra Modi despite concerns about human rights abuses in the disputed Kashmir region

Infighting emerges again in Delhi Congress; 29 leaders write to Rahul Gandhi complaining about 'complete confusion' in state unit
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Infighting emerges again in Delhi Congress; 29 leaders write to Rahul Gandhi complaining about 'complete confusion' in state unit

The leaders in their letter said that by dissolving various Congress units in Delhi, the PCC is literally punishing thousands of dedicated workers and leaders, who worked very hard to resurrect the party in Delhi.

Shivraj Singh Chouhan thanks CJI for taking cognizance of rape and murder cases of minors, urges for expeditious trial
India

Shivraj Singh Chouhan thanks CJI for taking cognizance of rape and murder cases of minors, urges for expeditious trial

The former Chief Minister in his letter said, "In Madhya Pradesh, there are provisions that those guilty of raping and murdering girl child (up to 12 years of age) are liable to be hanged.

Karnataka Congress leader KC Venugopal claims many BJP MLAs will join Grand Old Party after declaration of Lok Sabha election results
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Karnataka Congress leader KC Venugopal claims many BJP MLAs will join Grand Old Party after declaration of Lok Sabha election results

Congress leader KC Venugopal asserted that many BJP MLAs in Karnataka will join his party after 23 May, when results of the seven-phase general elections will be declared.

France reiterates support for India's permanent membership in reformed UN Security Council
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France reiterates support for India's permanent membership in reformed UN Security Council

France, which assumed the March Presidency of the United Nations Security Council, has reiterated its support for India as the permanent member of the powerful UN organ, saying the UNSC's enlargement is the "first crucial part" towards its reform.

ICSI CS foundation Dec 2018: Result of company secretary exam to be declared today; check score at www.icsi.edu
India

ICSI CS foundation Dec 2018: Result of company secretary exam to be declared today; check score at www.icsi.edu

The subject-wise break up of marks and marks statement will also be published soon. However, ICSI will not issue any physical copy of the result-cum-marks statement.

Two Russian fighter jets collide over Sea of Japan during a training flight, no casualties
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Two Russian fighter jets collide over Sea of Japan during a training flight, no casualties

Two Russian Su-34 fighter jets collided on Friday over the Sea of Japan during a training flight, with both crews managing to eject, the defence ministry said.

Donald Trump signs Asia Reassurance Initiative Act, says administration will treat provisions as per President's constitutional authority
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Donald Trump signs Asia Reassurance Initiative Act, says administration will treat provisions as per President's constitutional authority

As part of the Asia Reassurance Initiative Act, Sections including 201 and 213 aim to restrict the President's authority to control the personnel and material which he believes are necessary or advisable for the successful conduct of military operations.

Sabarimala temple entry row: At all-party meet, Pinarayi Vijayan says SC order will be implemented, Opposition walks outs
India

Sabarimala temple entry row: At all-party meet, Pinarayi Vijayan says SC order will be implemented, Opposition walks outs

The all-party meeting called by Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday turned out to be a failed affair with the Opposition staging a walkout.

Iran doesn't wish to go to war with American forces in West Asia, says Hassan Rouhani; predicts that US will rejoin nuclear deal
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Iran doesn't wish to go to war with American forces in West Asia, says Hassan Rouhani; predicts that US will rejoin nuclear deal

President Hassan Rouhani said that Iran was not seeking conflict with the United States in West Asia and questioned why US forces remained in the region.

Security forces arrest militant, overground worker from Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama, Baramulla districts
India

Security forces arrest militant, overground worker from Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama, Baramulla districts

A militant and an over-ground worker have been arrested from Pulwama and Baramulla districts of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

The Instagram app had been intermittently crashing for some Android users for several hours; it's back now
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The Instagram app had been intermittently crashing for some Android users for several hours; it's back now

The social media platform Instagram had been crashing for a wide range of devices from Google pixel 2 to the Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus, it is back now.