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Lower air pollution, noise recorded in Chennai on Diwali compared to earlier years – india news

Despite Tamil Nadu not banning firecrackers and restricting bursting of fireworks to 2-hours on Diwali day–which was flouted– Chennai’s air pollution and noise has declined compared to 2019, according to observations made by the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB). As of November 14, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) labelled Chennai’s air quality as ‘satisfactory’ with prominent pollutants being ...

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8 years after IPS officer died by suicide, Chhattisgarh cops to probe death – india news

The Chhattisgarh government has constituted a panel headed by a director general of police rank officer to probe the suicide of an Indian Police Service (IPS) officer and then Bilaspur district’s Superintendent of Police (SP) in 2012, officials said on Saturday. According to an order issued by the government, the five-member committee will be headed by Director General of Police ...

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In ruins, Syria marks 50 years of Assad family rule – world news

On November 13, 1970, a young air force officer from the coastal hills of Syria launched a bloodless coup. It was the latest in a succession of military takeovers since independence from France in 1946, and there was no reason to think it would be the last. Yet 50 years later, Hafez Assad’s family still rules Syria. The country is ...

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‘They are going to dominate in the next 4-5 years:’ Irfan Pathan makes strong prediction for IPL team – cricket

It’s been just two days that the 2020 edition of the Indian Premier League has concluded but franchises and fans alike already have set their sights on the next edition, which is likely to be held in April 2020, five months from now. Come the IPL 2021, not only will the likes of Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals, who ...

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Bihar Assembly Election 2020 Result: Were these the closest Bihar polls in 43 years? – bihar election

The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) has managed to secure a majority of 125 in the 243 member Bihar assembly. The vote share of the two alliances is almost identical at 37.3% for the NDA and 37.2% for the Mahagathbandhan (MGB). This is the smallest majority to a ruling alliance after since the October 2005 elections when the NDA managed to ...

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Pak court jails spokesperson of Hafiz Saeed-led JuD for 32 years in terror financing cases – world news

A Pakistani anti-terrorism court on Wednesday handed down 32 years imprisonment to the spokesperson of Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed’s Jammat-ud-Dawah (JuD) terror group in two terror financing cases. The Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) here also convicted two other JuD leaders, including the brother-in-law of Saeed, in terror financing cases. “ATC Judge Ijaz Ahmad Buttar handed down 32 years imprisonment to ...

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IPL 2020: ‘Eight years is a long, long time,’ Gautam Gambhir wants RCB to take away captaincy from Virat Kohli – cricket

Royal Challengers Bangalore again failed in their quest to get their first Indian Premier League title. RCB impressed initially but failed to gain momentum in the last five matches. They qualified for the playoffs by the thinnest of the margins even thought they lost their last five matches of the season. They were knocked out of the IPL 2020 after ...

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IPL 2020: Ruturaj Gaikwad – Coaches from formative years remember the “converted opener” – cricket

Sandeep Chavan fondly remembers the day seven years back when he had a word of advice for slightly built teenager Ruturaj Gaikwad. The shy man from Maharashtra has earned plaudits from none other than skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and emerged as the only silver lining with a hat-trick of fifties in an otherwise disastrous IPL campaign for Chennai Super Kings. ...

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IPL 2020: ‘Imagine this tweet 8/9 years ago,’ Kevin Pietersen takes sly dig at ECB on Jofra Archer, Ben Stokes’ participation in Indian Premier League – cricket

Former England cricketer Kevin Pietersen is not known as someone who would shy away from expressing his opinions. Pietersen, during his playing days, was regarded as one of the most controversial figures from England cricket because of the same reason. In his autobiography ‘KP’, Pietersen had alleged that he faced a lot of criticism in England because he was one ...

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Donald Trump is a warrior; needs four more years as president: Ivanka – world news

US President Donald Trump is a warrior and needs four more years in the White House, his daughter Ivanka Trump has said, asserting that he delivered more than his commitment to his countrymen. Addressing a large crowd on Saturday in Ohio, which is a battleground State for the November 3 presidential election, Ivanka said Trump has taken the US in ...

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