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Indian-Australian MLA Seeks "Sister Cities" Status For Lucknow, Canberra 20.1.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
An Australian lawmaker of Indian origin, Deepak-Raj Gupta, has mooted the idea of making Lucknow and Canberra "sister cities" after discovering the grave of landscape designer and architect of the...
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Rashtriya Janata Dal To Contest Delhi Polls In Alliance With Congress 20.1.2020 NDTV News - India-news
Seeking to expand its footprint outside Bihar, Lalu Prasad Yadav's Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) will contest on four Assembly seats in Delhi in alliance with the Congress.
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Burnley fight back to sink Leicester 19.1.2020 Reuters: Sports News
Burnley recovered from a goal down to beat high-flying Leicester City 2-1 at Turf Moor on Sunday, ending their four-match losing streak in the Premier League.
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China moves to phase out single-use plastics 19.1.2020 Reuters: World News
China is stepping up restrictions on the production, sale and use of single-use plastic products, the state planner said on Sunday, as it seeks to tackle one of the country's biggest environmental problems.
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At least 75 inmates escape from Paraguayan prison near Brazil border 19.1.2020 Reuters: World News
At least 75 inmates, including members of Brazil's most powerful gang, escaped from a Paraguayan prison on Sunday after digging a tunnel in an operation that prison officials were believed to have been aware, the government said.
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80 Soldiers Killed In Yemen Missile, Drone Attack 19.1.2020 NDTV News - Latest
More than 80 Yemeni soldiers have been killed and scores injured in a missile and drone attack blamed on Huthi rebels in central Yemen, medical and military sources said Sunday.
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Bihar Policeman Shoots Wife, Kills Himself With AK-47, Says Police 19.1.2020 NDTV News - Cities
A young policeman shot several rounds at his wife, killing her before shooting himself dead with his AK-47 rifle in north Bihar's Sitamarhi on Sunday, officials said.
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UK government considers moving House of Lords to York: Conservative chairman 19.1.2020 Reuters: World News
Moving Britain's upper house of parliament to the northern English city of York is one "of a range of things" the government is looking at to "level up" different parts of Britain, Conservative chairman James Cleverly said on Sunday.
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Eight killed in blaze at Czech home for disabled 19.1.2020 Reuters: World News
A fire in a home for people with disabilities killed eight people and injured 30 in northwest Czech Republic early on Sunday, fire and state officials said.
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Boat protestors in Venice take on damage from big ships 19.1.2020 Reuters: World News
Hundreds of people in small rowing boats protested in front of Venice's St Mark's Square on Sunday to denounce what they say is a proliferation of motor boats that have crowded the waters of the lagoon city.
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Uttar Pradesh Woman Allegedly Kidnapped, Gang-Raped, Says Police 19.1.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
A woman was allegedly kidnapped and gang-raped in Uttar Pradesh's Hapur on Saturday.
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Alliance Air To Take Special Children On 40-Minute Flight In Bhubaneshwar 19.1.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
Air India's regional arm, Alliance Air, said on Sunday that it will fly a group of "children with special needs" onboard its ATRaircraft over Bhubaneshwar skies on Wednesday.
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6.0 Intensity Earthquake Shakes China's Xinjiang 19.1.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
A 6.0 magnitude earthquake hit a remote area of northwest China's Xinjiang region late Sunday, the US Geological Survey said.
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Yemen's president tells army to be on alert after camp attack kills 79 19.1.2020 Reuters: World News
Yemen's president told the military on Sunday it needed to be on alert and ready for battle after an attack a day earlier by Iran-aligned Houthis on a military training camp in the city of Marib that forces loyal to the president said killed 79 people.
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Djokovic crosses fingers for clean air in Melbourne 19.1.2020 Rediff: Sports
Derara Hurisa wasn't the favourite for Tata Mumbai Marathon 2020 but the Ethiopian upset the odds to win in a course record of 2:08:09 in Mumbai on Sunday. Hurisa was rewarded with his biggest ever pay day, a US$45,000 winners cheque and a US$15,000 course record bonus. The amount he picked up on Sunday for his stunning win was more than he had pocketed across his entire career. In addition, the race was won with a pair of borrowed racing shoes. "I misplaced my shoes while travelling from Addis Ababa to Mumbai earlier in the week. So I borrowed some shoes from my friend Abraham Girma (who also ran the Tata Mumbai Marathon). So I only tried them on for the first time yesterday," Hurisa revealed after the race. In a thrilling finish to the 17th edition of TMM, three men approached the last kilometre together, but Hurisa went through the gears as the trio passed that check point and he pulled away from his compatriots Ayele Abshero and Birhanu Teshome. Abshero and Teshome finished second and third ...
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Woman Killed Over Dowry In Odisha, Body Buried In Mango Orchard: Police 19.1.2020 NDTV News - Cities
The body of a 20-year-old married woman, who had been missing since January 1, was recovered by police from a mango orchard in Odisha's Sambalpur, officials said on Sunday.
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Woman, 2 Children With Her, Run Over By Train In Maharashtra: Police 19.1.2020 NDTV News - Cities
An unidentified woman and two children with her were run over by an express train near Boisar railway station in Maharashtra's Palghar district on Sunday, police said.
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Evacuees pray for safety at Sunday mass amid Philippine volcano threat 19.1.2020 Reuters: World News
Hundreds of people who have fled their homes near a restive volcano on the Philippines' main island Luzon attended a Catholic mass at a temporary shelter on Sunday, praying for safety amid fears of a violent eruption.
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Factbox: New coronavirus outbreak in Chinese city of Wuhan 19.1.2020 Reuters: World News
Chinese authorities and the World Health Organization (WHO) say a new strain of coronavirus is behind the outbreak of pneumonia in the central city of Wuhan, which has erupted just ahead of the Lunar New Year, the country's biggest festival.
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Asaduddin Owaisi Hits Out At RSS Chief Over "Two-Child Policy" Suggestion 19.1.2020 NDTV News - India-news
Hitting out at RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat over his proposal to make the two-child norm in India mandatory, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi has alleged that the NDA government failed to even address the...
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