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Taiwan calls for quick start to trade talks with EU

EU member states and the EU itself have no formal diplomaticties with Taiwan due to objections from China, which considers the island one of its provinces with no right to the trappingsof statehood Taiwan’s government called onthe European Union to quickly begin trade talks after the bloc pledged to seek a trade deal with the […]

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1,337 new COVID-19 infections reported in State

Chittoor, Krishna account for 3 deaths each out of 9 The State reported nine more deaths due to COVID-19 and 1,337 infections in the 24 hours ending Sunday morning. The cumulative toll and tally increased to 14,070 and 20,38,690 while the number of active cases stands at 14,699. During the past day, 1,282 patients have […]

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BJP organises series of events on PM’s birthday

Photo expo showcasing his life launched The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), on the occasion of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 71st birthday on Friday, organised various events across the Capital. BJP national president J.P. Nadda launched the ‘Sewa and Samarpan’ programme from the party’s national headquarters by inaugurating a photo exhibition depicting 20 years of public […]

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Three more persons linked to 3,000 kg heroin seizure held

The agency developed the input and intercepted two containers purportedly carrying the contraband. The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has arrested three more persons, two of them Afghan nationals, in connection with the seizure of about 3,000 kg of heroin at Mundra port in Gujarat. The agency has so far arrested five persons, including a […]

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Four arrested in ‘honeytrap’ case

Police arrested a four-member gang, including women, who were luring men and relieving them of gold ornaments and cash in a ‘honeytrap’ case. Disclosing this to reporters here on Monday, Superintendent of Police (SP) Rahul Dev Sharma said the arrested persons were identified G. Sushma, V. Umamaheswara Rao, V. Kumari and Sk. Nagoor, all natives […]

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Odisha villagers sacrifice land for community road

‘Instead of confrontational approach, villagers were constantly persuaded to move back’ At a time when land acquisition emerges as the biggest stumbling block in undertaking any developmental project, the inhabitants of a small panchayat in Odisha’s Keonjhar district surrendered their generational claim on land for widening of village road. Not long ago, the roads passing […]