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Toll due to US wildfires rises to 35; strong winds, low moisture add to firefighters' difficulties
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Toll due to US wildfires rises to 35; strong winds, low moisture add to firefighters' difficulties

The fires have forced tens of thousands to flee and cast a shroud of smoke that has given Seattle, San Francisco and Portland, Oregon, some of the worst air quality in the world

California skies glow orange as firefighters battle wildfires that rage across 25 miles in a day
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California skies glow orange as firefighters battle wildfires that rage across 25 miles in a day

Since the middle of August, fires in California have killed eight people, destroyed more than 3,600 structures, and forced evacuations in communities near the coast, and along the Sierra Nevada

Nancy Pelosi’s salon-gate has a grim message for ‘insider’ politicians even in India
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Nancy Pelosi’s salon-gate has a grim message for ‘insider’ politicians even in India

It is this sense of entitlement and hypocrisy that has discredited politicians like Pelosi worldwide.

Five dead, 700 houses destroyed as California wildfires ravage over 1 million acres
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Five dead, 700 houses destroyed as California wildfires ravage over 1 million acres

The National Weather Service issued a red flag warning of high fire danger across the Bay Area and Central Coast from Sunday to Monday afternoon

Five killed, thousands forced to flee homes as California wildfires explode in size
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Five killed, thousands forced to flee homes as California wildfires explode in size

Three groups of fires, called complexes, burning north, east and south of San Francisco have together scorched 2,566 square kilometers and destroyed more than 500 structures

Vande Bharat Mission: Air India brings 225 Indians stranded in US to Mumbai as coronavirus lockdown continues
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Vande Bharat Mission: Air India brings 225 Indians stranded in US to Mumbai as coronavirus lockdown continues

First Air India special flight, which took off from San Francisco with 225 Indians on board, landed in Mumbai on Monday

Indian Embassy in US sets up helplines to address queries on travel restrictions in bid to contain spread of novel coronavirus
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Indian Embassy in US sets up helplines to address queries on travel restrictions in bid to contain spread of novel coronavirus

India on Wednesday suspended all visas, except a few categories such as diplomatic and employment, till 15 April in view of the coronavirus outbreak

Making a photographer: A new book traces Ansel Adams' early work, as he learnt art of imbuing photos with drama, emotion
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Making a photographer: A new book traces Ansel Adams' early work, as he learnt art of imbuing photos with drama, emotion

Ansel Adams once said, “A great photograph is one that fully expresses what one feels, in the deepest sense, about what is being photographed and is, thereby, a true manifestation of what one feels about life in its entirety.”

Coronavirus outbreak: US declares public health emergency, bars foreign nationals who visited China from entering country
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Coronavirus outbreak: US declares public health emergency, bars foreign nationals who visited China from entering country

US citizens who have travelled within past two weeks to China's Hubei will be subject to mandatory quarantine of 14 days

Coronavirus outbreak: Indian Army sets up quarantine facility in Haryana's Manesar for 300 students returning from China
India

Coronavirus outbreak: Indian Army sets up quarantine facility in Haryana's Manesar for 300 students returning from China

The Indian Army has set up a quarantine facility in Manesar near Delhi to keep around 300 Indian students being evacuated from China's Hubei province in view of the outbreak of coronavirus.

Coronavirus outbreak: Air India keeps Boeing 747 on standby, awaits govt’s decision on evacuating Indians from Wuhan
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Coronavirus outbreak: Air India keeps Boeing 747 on standby, awaits govt’s decision on evacuating Indians from Wuhan

An Air Indian Boeing 747 has been kept on standby for the evacuation of Indian citizens from Wuhan city of China, the epicentre of novel coronavirus outbreak

Indian-Americans hold anti-CAA protests on Republic Day: Human chain formed in Chicago, hundreds gather outside Indian Embassy in Washington
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Indian-Americans hold anti-CAA protests on Republic Day: Human chain formed in Chicago, hundreds gather outside Indian Embassy in Washington

India's 71st Republic Day celebrations in the US on Sunday were marred by some peaceful protests and marches by a large number of Indian Americans in various cities of the country against the recent changes in the citizenship law

Human rights groups to hold anti-CAA rallies in several US cities including New York, San Francisco, on India's 71st Republic Day
India

Human rights groups to hold anti-CAA rallies in several US cities including New York, San Francisco, on India's 71st Republic Day

Indian Americans, would also hold protest rallies in front of the Indian Consulates in New York, San Francisco, Chicago, Atlanta, and Houston

Airbnb bans parties at rental homes days after deadly Halloween shooting in California that killed five people
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Airbnb bans parties at rental homes days after deadly Halloween shooting in California that killed five people

Five people died after a Thursday night shooting that sent some 100 terrified partygoers running for their lives in the San Francisco suburb of Orinda

Indian-origin techie walks into California police station with dead body in car, confesses to killing 3 others in his apartment
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Indian-origin techie walks into California police station with dead body in car, confesses to killing 3 others in his apartment

An Indian-origin IT professional has been arrested after he walked into a Northern California police station along with a dead body in his car and confessed to having killed three others at his apartment.

How 3x3 basketball brought 3 NRIs — Inderbir Gill, Bikramjit Gill, and Kiran Shastri — back to India
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How 3x3 basketball brought 3 NRIs — Inderbir Gill, Bikramjit Gill, and Kiran Shastri — back to India

For the past few years, the three NRI hoopers — Inderbir Gill, Bikramjit Gill, and Kiran Shastri — have been living and finding basketball professional opportunities in India, an unlikely occurrence as they all come from countries with established basketball structures to a nation that still doesn’t have a fully-fledged pro league.

NBA: Draymond Green agrees four-year contract extension with Golden State Warriors, says report
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NBA: Draymond Green agrees four-year contract extension with Golden State Warriors, says report

Three-time NBA champion Draymond Green has agreed to a four-year maximum contract extension with the Golden State Warriors, linking him to the club until mid-2024.

San Francisco airport bans sale of single-use plastic water bottles in effort to reduce carbon footprint; fliers advised to buy refillable bottles
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San Francisco airport bans sale of single-use plastic water bottles in effort to reduce carbon footprint; fliers advised to buy refillable bottles

San Francisco International airport is banning the sale of single-use plastic bottles and will require fliers to buy refillable bottles if they're not already carrying their own, US media reported.

San Francisco's Mission Street murals speak of the city's multicultural history, ethos
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San Francisco's Mission Street murals speak of the city's multicultural history, ethos

The Mission District is a Latino hub in San Francisco that also has the densest collection of street murals in all of California. If you are a street art enthusiast, this should be your first stop when you go exploring the city.

San Francisco becomes first US city to ban facial recognition software by police
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San Francisco becomes first US city to ban facial recognition software by police

The ban applies to the San Francisco police and other municipal departments.