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Cabinet of Donald Trump
Did Donald Trump choose his cabinet correctly?
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Donald Trump has repeatedly appreciated his own efforts as the President of the ...Read more
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Some say the Trump cabinet is a “team of racists” that has emboldened white supr...Read more
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Donald Trump and his transition team received scathing criticism for putting tog...Read more
2019 Karnataka political crisis
Is BJP actually carrying out Operation Lotus 3.0 in Karnataka?
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BS Yeddyurappa is planning to topple the Karnataka government. The BJP leader ha...Read more
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The political turbulence in Karnataka has led to allegations and counter-allegat...Read more
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The recent rumbles in H D Kumaraswamy’s government, nicknamed Operation Lotus, h...Read more
Pulwama Terror Attack
Was the Pulwama attack the result of an intelligence failure?
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Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik has admitted that the Pulwama terror ...Read more
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The Jammu and Kashmir police had shared an intelligence input with all security ...Read more
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Top security sources in Jammu & Kashmir as well as central security agencies sai...Read more
Train 18
Was manufacturing Train 18 the right step?
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Indian Railways is set to launch Train 18, with the claim that it will be the fa...Read more
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Driven by a self-propulsion module sans a separate locomotive, Train 18 or T18, ...Read more
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The plan to build Train 18 did not come easy. Sudhanshu Mani, former general man...Read more
2019 Nigerian general election
Will Muhammadu Buhari come back to power in the 2019 Nigerian general election?
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Senator Andy Uba, the All Progressives Congress (APC)’s senatorial candidate for...Read more
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Atiku Abubakar may be the best-placed individual to unseat Buhar. With the back...Read more
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Abubakar has the edge given how Buhari’s “struggled to fulfill key election pled...Read more
Vijay Mallya
Should Vijay Mallya be declared a fugitive economic offender?
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At least five parties, including a family member of Mallya, had sought court doc...Read more
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In November 2018, the Bombay High Court rejected Mallya's appeal for not attachi...Read more
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Indian businessman Vijay Mallya told the PMLA court that “he was not a fugitive ...Read more
UnFound PicksNews worth deep reading
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Tribune News ServiceChandigarh, February 16Mulana panchayat in Ambala has asked the villagers to evict Kashmiri boys and girls living in rented accommodation in the village. This come two days after the deadliest militant attack on a convoy of security forces, which killed more than 40 CRPF men. Several students of MM University in Mulana live in tented accommodation in the village.
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Businessman Vijay Mallya on Thursday filed his application in the United Kingdom High Court seeking permission to appeal against an extradition order signed by the government’s Home Secretary, PTI reported. Mallya is fighting a number of lawsuits in UK and India related to fraud and money laundering allegations. The UK signed an order to extradite him on February 4.
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Nigeria's presidential election, which was due to be held on Saturday, has been postponed by a week, the chairman of the country's electoral commission said hours before polls were due to open. Addressing journalists in the early hours of Saturday, Independent National Electoral Commission chairman Mahmood Yakubu said the delay was needed to hold a free and fair election.
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A day after it was flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Train 18 broke down early on Saturday, leaving it stranded around 200 kilometres outside Delhi. The Vande Bharat Express was being brought back to New Delhi from Varanasi for its first commercial run on Sunday when the breaks jammed in one of the last coaches. Electricity went off in several coaches as well.
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UnFound UnSeenNews you might have missed
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Nearly two decades ago, the Jaish-e-Mohammad announced its arrival in the Kashmir Valley with a suicide bombing. Seventeen-year-old Afaq Ahmed Shah, son of a school teacher in Srinagar’s old town, drove a Maruti full of explosives into the gates of the Badami Bagh army cantonment in April 2000. On February 14, the group announced its resurgence in Kashmir with a devastating car bomb attack which left at least 40 Central Reserve Police Force personnel dead.In the two years after the Kargil war of 1999, Kashmir saw 45 suicide attacks. continue reading.
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The Thai drama lasted ostensibly less than a day. But the shock waves of the February 8 political earthquake triggered by Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya’s abortive prime ministerial candidacy – vetoed by her younger brother King Maha Vajiralongkorn within hours – are still being felt as the Thai public grapples with the meaning of that moment.The motivation behind the monarch’s edict remains opaque, as do its consequences. continue reading.
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A day after the Pulwama attack, there was grief and anger in villages across the country that send young men to the security forces. Among those killed in the terror attack were 12 CRPF troopers from Uttar Pradesh and at least four from Punjab. OP Tripathi from Hapur, Uttar Pradesh, who lost his son Pankaj Tripathi, said: “I am proud that my son sacrificed his life for the motherland, but the government should take steps against the attackers. The time for talking is up, we want retribution.”continue reading.
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In 1990 British politician Norman Tebbit proclaimed his cricket loyalty test: In a match between England and their country of origin, whom did immigrants support? Alas, like most Indians in Australia and England, i would comprehensively fail the Tebbit test. India’s recent Australia tour was deeply satisfying as the first ever Test and bilateral ODI series wins over the former cricketing powerhouse. The T20 results ensured an unprecedented win across all three formats. Finally, a thought experiment. Imagine if the reservations mania extended to the selection of Team India. Where would India rank among the cricket playing nations?continue reading.
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