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US elections: Swing states, Samosa Caucus, electoral college and other things you should know – world news

The Process An estimated 240 million Americans in 50 states and across three time zones (which will determine staggered starting and closing time for polling) are eligible to vote either in person or through mail in 2020 to elect their president for the next four year. Polling closes on November 3. What’s an electoral college and how are electors selected? ...

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Where the United States takes on China – editorials

During his visit to India, United States (US) Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, mounted an aggressive critique of the “Chinese Communist Party (CCP)” and “General Secretary Xi Jinping”. This, he clarified in an interview with ThePrint, is an attempt to show that the actions of an authoritarian regime are not of the people of China. The clarity with which the ...

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Joe Biden vows his unity can save United States – world news

Joe Biden traveled Tuesday to the hot springs town where Franklin Delano Roosevelt coped with polio to declare the US is not too politically diseased to overcome its health and economic crises, pledging to be the unifying force who can “restore our soul and save this country.” The Democratic presidential nominee offered his closing argument with Election Day just one ...

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I-T dept busts Rs 500-cr racket of fake bills operating from several states – india news

The Income Tax Department on Monday carried out raids on a large network of entry operation racketeers who generated cash through fake billing. The search operations were conducted on 42 premises across Delhi- NCR, Haryana, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Goa. According to a press release issued by the department on Tuesday, documents showing accommodation entries of more than Rs 500 crore ...

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‘Bihar should get vaccine, but other states are not in Pakistan’: Shiv Sena on BJP’s free vaccine promise – india news

In its Saturday editorial in mouthpiece Saamana, Shiv Sena said Bihar should get Covid-19 vaccine but other states are not in Pakistan. Criticising BJP’s election promise of free vaccine to Bihar, the editorial asked if the non-BJP-ruled states in the country should now ask Russian President Vladimir Putin for vaccine against Covid-19. The NDA in its election manifesto for Bihar ...

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Kapil Dev undergoes angioplasty after complaining of chest pain, hospital states he is stable now – cricket

India’s first World Cup-winning cricket captain Kapil Dev underwent an angioplasty on Friday after complaining of chest pain and is expected to be discharged in the next couple of days, said the hospital where he is admitted. The 61-year-old felt uneasy on Thursday following which he was taken to a hospital here. “Cricketer Kapil Dev came to Fortis Escorts Heart ...

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5 worst-hit states have seen decline in active Covid-19 cases: Health ministry – india news

The Union ministry of health said on Tuesday the five states most affected by the coronavirus pandemic have seen a decline in the number of Covid-19 cases since the last one month. The health ministry said the trend of daily cases of the coronavirus disease in Maharashtra, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh reveals the various stages of decline ...

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US Election 2020: Joe Biden or Donald Trump? These states could decide – world news

With 17 days left for November 3, when the American voters will choose their next President between Donald Trump and Joe Biden, some states are emerging as more crucial than others because of the unpredictable pattern of their voting preferences.  Here’s a look at seven swing states that will shape the outcome of the 2020 Presidential Election: 1. Michigan: Traditionally, ...

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Dissenting states likely to accept GST solution – india news

New Delhi With the Centre agreeing to borrow ₹1.1 lakh crore from a special window of the Reserve Bank of India and on-lend it to the states, some of the seven states that are yet to agree to the plan may now sign on, government officials with direct knowledge of the matter said on Friday. The officials added that the ...

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Covid-19: 77% new cases in last 24 hours reported from these 10 states – india news

Kerala had surpassed Maharashtra in the number of daily Covid-19 infections last week. The streak remains unbroken as health ministry data reveals Kerala tops the list of 10 states/Union Territories that are reporting maximum number of cases. The first confirmed Covid-19 case in India was reported in Kerala on January 30. Subsequently, the state managed to rein in the spread ...

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