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Dwivedi, considered a political heavyweight and a close confidante of Sonia Gandhi, would step down as party general secretary, a post he held for over two decades. Mohan Prakash gave way to Deepak Babaria as in charge of Madhya Pradesh, which also goes to polls later this year, and Avinash Pande replaced Gurudas Kamat as in charge of Rajasthan, which will also have assembly elections towards the end of 2018.
  • United Nations approves 'largest-ever' set of sanctions against North Korea

    United Nations approves 'largest-ever' set of sanctions against North Korea

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    He too has witnessed an asset freeze and travel ban for helping North Korea bypass the sanctions and export coal through a third country broker, the United Nations said. A businessman identified as Tsang Yung Yuan was hit by a global travel ban and assets freeze for organizing illegal shipments of North Korean coal with a North Korean broker in Russian Federation, noted AFP .
  • Malala arrives in Swat after six years

    Malala arrives in Swat after six years

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    Her arrival in her hometown comes during her first visit to Pakistan since she captured worldwide attention after a member of the militant group shot Yousafzai and her classmates as they sat in a school bus in 2012. I would never leave my country, but I had to go out for treatment. The trip comes two days after Malala, now a student at Oxford University in Britain, made her emotional return to Pakistan, where her surprise visit has been met with widespread joy and pride.
  • Tonight's Mega Millions Jackpot is Now $521 Million

    Tonight's Mega Millions Jackpot is Now $521 Million

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    The cash option for Friday's drawing at 11 p.m. ET is estimated at $ 317 million . The jackpot is $ 521 million , the 4th largest Mega Millions jackpot in history. It costs $2 to play the game and a willingness to ignore the fact that you'll nearly certainly lose. News of the lucky player was posted on the Mega Millions website .
  • Suspect shot following chase in Reidsville

    Suspect shot following chase in Reidsville

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    Prior to his employment with MCSO, he had worked at the Glasgow Police Department, from which he was sacked in 2011. Police also found Crystal Averett, 38, and a pet dog dead at the scene. Owens has been charged with assaulting a peace officer and resisting arrest. Greensboro Police said they found multiple weapons in the suspect auto.
  • Who is Anandi Gopal Joshi? Google Doodle celebrates first female Indian physician

    Who is Anandi Gopal Joshi? Google Doodle celebrates first female Indian physician

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    Although she couldn't fulfill her dreams, she continued to inspire many young girls to pursue medicine. Due to family pressure, she was married at the age of nine with Gopalrao Joshi, a widower nearly 20 years older than her. Anandi lived in Calcutta for a while, before going to United States. He encouraged her to continue studying, The couple moved to Alibag, and eventually, to Kolkata.
  • Easter 2018: Date, Importance And Significance, When Is Easter 2018

    Easter 2018: Date, Importance And Significance, When Is Easter 2018

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    This year, that puts Easter on April 1 - April Fool's Day. "This is a very profound part of the Easter story, " he said. (Confidence in the resurrection is also the historical significance of flowers, especially lilies, at funerals.) Some churches conclude their Easter services with a congregational feast, commemorating the marriage feast of God with His people made possible through Christ's death, burial, and resurrection.
  • Netanyahu discharged from hospital after undergoing series of tests

    Netanyahu discharged from hospital after undergoing series of tests

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    Berkowitz, estimates that the prime minister did not complete the period of rest required for recovery from his illness two weeks ago, and therefore the symptoms worsened", a statement from the prime minister's office read. A witness saw Netanyahu's convoy leaving the hospital, and shortly after midnight Netanyahu said on Twitter: "I am on my way home". Netanyahu's illness has come at a stressful time for the right-wing four-times prime minister, who is under police investigation for ...
  • Communal tension in Bihar amid religious idol vandalised

    Communal tension in Bihar amid religious idol vandalised

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    In the past week, communal tension that first started in the Aurangabad district during Ram Navami processions, spread to the Samastipur, Munger, Nalanda, Sheikhpura and Gaya districts. According to reports from Nawada, shops were torched and vehicles were badly damaged in the violence. However, the situation was soon brought under control, Kumar added.
  • Trump EPA expected to roll back auto mileage, pollution standards

    Trump EPA expected to roll back auto mileage, pollution standards

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    The payments covered Pruitt's room in the two-bedroom unit, but did not afford him liberal use of common areas, where the owners had dinner parties and other functions, according to a person familiar with the situation. This comes just one day after environmental groups launched a separate campaign to " boot Pruitt " from the EPA. "My wife does not, and has not ever lobbied the EPA on any matters".
  • Former Afghan President Sees Russia as Key to Peace With Taliban

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    Kabul:The Afghanistan special forces have detained a German national who had been fighting along with the Taliban for nearly a year, officials said on Thursday. The Taliban , which was not invited to the conference, did not immediately respond. Just hours after Ghani's proposal, the Taliban was accused of kidnapping 19 people, including five police officers, in the province of Kandahar, the region's police spokesperson Zia Durani told CNN.
  • Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu Taken to Hospital

    Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu Taken to Hospital

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    Netanyahu's illness has come at a stressful time for the four-times right-wing prime minister, who is under police investigation for corruption in three different cases. Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat had voiced concern about the timeline, telling Israel Radio on March 9: "I hope their (Americans') schedule will be kept".
  • Turkey rejects alleged French support to Syrian Kurds

    Turkey rejects alleged French support to Syrian Kurds

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    It comes after the French president met representatives of the Syrian Kurdish militias in Paris and expressed his country's support for them. PARIS - France is not planning any new military operation in northern Syria beyond its existing commitments to the US-led global anti-ISIS coalition, the presidential office said on Friday.
  • 'I Failed To Protect Her': Congresswoman Apologizes For Alleged Abuse Within Office

    'I Failed To Protect Her': Congresswoman Apologizes For Alleged Abuse Within Office

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    Elizabeth Esty was threatened and harassed by a former chief of staff. The Hartford Courant editorial board is also calling for her resignation. "Ms. By the time she did on August 12, she had co-written a positive recommendation letter for him touting his "considerable skills" that he could use seeking his next job and signed a legal document preventing her from making damaging remarks against him or discussing why he left her office, The Post reported .
  • From Alton Sterling to Stephon Clark, Cops Keep Killing

    From Alton Sterling to Stephon Clark, Cops Keep Killing

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    A Louisiana police chief said Friday he has fired the white officer who fatally shot a black man during a struggle outside a convenience store almost two years ago, a killing that set off widespread protests. Paul said Tuesday that he and three deputy chiefs would preside over a disciplinary hearing - closed to the public - before imposing any punishment.
  • West Ham players prepared for additional crowd trouble - David Moyes

    West Ham players prepared for additional crowd trouble - David Moyes

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    But manager Moyes insists his side will not fold if the trouble flares up again. I still think they're right behind the team'. Life bans have been issued to four of the five fans who invaded the pitch against Burnley. "The bit's been done now, lets make sure you help the team, we will do everything to give them something to cheer about". You have to make sure you do your part.