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Activist Varavara Rao Suffers From Breathing Problem, Shifted To Hospital 20.11.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Activist Varavara Rao, who was recently arrested for his alleged involvement in the Bhima Koregaon violence case, has been hospitalised.
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Wall Street hammered by Apple, trade concerns 20.11.2018 Reuters: Money News
The Dow Jones Industrial Average shed more than 400 points on Monday, as a slump in Apple shares battered the tech sector, with conflicting signals over the state of play between the United States and China on their trade dispute kept investors on ...
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Syrian army says Islamic State cleared from southeastern desert 19.11.2018 Reuters: World News
The Syrian army said on Monday Islamic State militants had been cleared from a rugged area in southeastern Syria, where they had been holding out for months against a campaign to defeat them.
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French universities to offer more courses in English to attract foreign students 19.11.2018 Reuters: World News
France wants to boost the number of foreign students at its universities by more than half over the next decade and will offer more courses taught in English to attract them.
'Yellow vest' protests block fuel depots in France, retailers hit 19.11.2018 Reuters: World News
Protesters angered by higher fuel taxes blocked access to three oil depots in France and sporadic unrest erupted in the overseas territory of Reunion, in a third day of demonstrations against President Emmanuel Macron's economic reforms.
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Egyptians celebrate Prophet Mohammad's birth but miss sugar dolls 19.11.2018 Reuters: Entertainment News
Nostalgic Egyptians are reminiscing over the ceremonial sugar dolls that were once the highlight of festivities to celebrate the Prophet Mohammad's birthday, as traditional practices slowly die ...
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Donor’s organs travel 170 km-long green corridor for transplants in Bengal 19.11.2018 Meghalaya Times

Kolkata, Nov 19 (IANS): The liver and kidneys of a 13-year-old brain-dead girl were transported through a 170-kilometre-long green corridor to the city, saving three lives, officials said on Monday.
"The organs of Madhusmita Bayen, who was declared brain dead, were transported from Durgapur Mission Hospital in West Burdwan district to Kolkata's SSKM Hospital through a green corridor on Sunday night. The distance covered was nearly 170 kilometres," a doctor at the hospital said.

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Union government undermining India’s great leaders: MPCC 19.11.2018 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, Nov 19: The Meghalaya Pradesh Congress Committee has accused the present Union Government led by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of undermining the greatness of India’s leaders.
During an observation of the 101st birth anniversary of Indira Gandhi here on Monday which was organized by the MPCC, the speakers condemned the tendencies of the Present Union Government, to undermine the greatness of Mahatma Gandhi, Pandit Nehru, Indira Gandhi and others by observing their Birth and Death Anniversaries, as some other occasions including clandestine attempts to Observe the Holy Occasion of ‘25th December’ as ‘Good Governance Day’ and ‘Good Friday’ as ‘Digital India Day’.

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Japan is trying a new style of cultural diplomacy to boost soft power. Is the message too exclusive? 19.11.2018 Scroll.in
Japan is targeting an 'upmarket' audience of wealthy business executives, city professionals, millennial foodies and highbrow arts enthusiasts.
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Day After Clash, Naveen Patnaik Scraps Beer-Bottling Project In Odisha 19.11.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today cancelled the setting up of a beer-bottling plant in Dhenkanal district, two days after a clash between locals and the police over the felling of hundreds of...
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IIT-Delhi Students Gift Women 'Stand And Pee' Device, Costing Only Rs. 10 19.11.2018 NDTV News - India-news
Students at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in the city have developed a "stand and pee device" for women to avoid dirty public washrooms. The device, "Sanfe (Sanitation for female)", was...
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Congress Accuses Centre Of Trying To Disrupt Rahul Gandhi's Mizoram Rally 19.11.2018 NDTV News - India-news
The ruling Congress in Mizoram today accused the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre of trying to disrupt the election rally to be addressed by party president Rahul Gandhi in the city today. Mr...
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Rajasthan BJP Leader Makes Shiv Sena Switch Days Ahead Of Elections 19.11.2018 NDTV News - India-news
A BJP leader in Rajasthan has resigned his membership to join the Shiv Sena, an ally of the party at the Centre and in Maharashtra, and contest the December 7 assembly election on its ticket. He filed...
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3 Injured After BJP, Congress Workers Clash In Madhya Pradesh: Police 19.11.2018 NDTV News - India-news
Three people were injured after BJP and Congress workers clashed in Jabalpur East (SC) constituency in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh, police said Monday.
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On World Toilet Day, A New Machine Aims To End India's Sewer Death Shame 19.11.2018 NDTV News - India-news
Hundreds of "manual scavengers" die each year cleaning out sewers in cities across India but a machine unveiled for Monday's World Toilet Day could help to end that tragic record.
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A Telescope For Kartarpur Sahib Devotees Along The Indo-Pak Border 19.11.2018 NDTV News - India-news
A high-powered telescope will be installed along the Indo-Pak border for devotees to view Kartarpur Sahib in Punjab, one of the holiest shrines of Sikhs. The government today also announced that a...
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How the Arab thinker Al-Farabi drew on Plato to shape the Muslim world’s ideas about censorship 19.11.2018 Scroll.in
His rationalisation for controlling creative writing enabled a further move to deny legitimacy to new interpretation.
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Chhattisgarh Assembly elections: Last phase of polls in 72 seats on Tuesday 19.11.2018 Zee News : States
Polling will be held in 72 seats spread across 19 districts of Chhattisgarh on Tuesday.
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AIBA Boxing C'ship: Delhi's pollution level a concern for foreign Pugilists 19.11.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Nov 19 (ANI): The International Boxing Association (AIBA) Women's World Boxing Championship is underway in the capital city of India. The boxers participating in the prestigious tournament
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Wall St pulled lower by Apple, trade worries 19.11.2018 Reuters: Money News
Wall Street was lower on Monday as a slide in Apple shares due to demand worries hit the technology sector, while conflicting signals of a potential truce in the China-U.S. trade dispute added to market jitters.
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