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Racist Graffiti Seen Outside Gurdwara In US, Probe On

Washington Jan 15: A racist graffiti was seen painted on a gurdwara in California on Monday, drawing condemnation from several members of the Indian-American community.
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Government Declares State Mourning On Monday After Oman Sultan’s Death

New Delhi Jan 13: The government has declared one-day state mourning on Monday in view of the demise of the Sultan of Oman, the home ministry announced on Sunday.

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Indian-born author wins UK children’s book award

LONDON Jan 9: India-born author Jasbinder Bilan has bagged a coveted UK children’s book award for her debut novel set in the Himalayan territory of her Indian roots and inspired by the special childhood bond with her grandmother.

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British Museum Acquires Rare Indian Painting “Trumpeters” For $576K

London Jan 9: The prestigious British Museum in London has acquired a unique watercolour depicting a traditional musical performance in mid-18th century northern India after successfully raising the 440,000 pounds required to buy the rare painting.

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Informed By UN That US Has Denied Visa, Says Iran’s Foreign Minister

Tehran Jan 8: Iran’s foreign minister said Tuesday he has been informed by UN chief Antonio Guterres that Washington has denied him a visa for a trip to UN headquarters in New York.
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Former ISRO Scientist Nambi Narayanan To Get Rs 1.3 Crore

Thiruvananthapuram Dec 28: The Kerala Government has in principle decided to give Rs 1.3 crore as compensation to former ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan, who was falsely implicated in the 1994 espionage case.

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T20 series against Sri Lanka: Sanju Samson included in Indian squad

MUMBAI Dec 24: Kerala cricket player Sanju Samson has been selected for India’s T20 matches against Sri Lanka as backup opening batsman. Even though Sanju was included in the T20 squad against Bangladesh and West Indies, he didn’t play a single match. Continue reading “T20 series against Sri Lanka: Sanju Samson included in Indian squad”

Russia, Canada, US, UK, Isreal Issue Travel Advisory To Citizens Visiting India

New Delhi Dec 20: With protests against Citizenship Act fanning out across the nation, the Russian government on Thursday advised its citizens who are in India or planning to visit to be “vigilant, cautious, avoid crowds and refrain from visiting areas controlled by protestors”.

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Next UK Parliament May Be Most Diverse With Many Indian MPs In Contest

London Dec 9: With just days to go before the UK General Election on Thursday, the new Parliament set to be voted in is expected to be the most diverse in Britain’s history based on projections and what experts believe has been a late surge in diversity from the country’s main political parties.

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Rupee Settles 9 Paise Up At 71.20 Against US Dollar

Mumbai Dec 7: The Indian rupee appreciated 9 paise to close at 71.20 against the US dollar on Friday, a day after the RBI kept key policy rate unchanged and decided to continue with its accommodative stance to support the economy.

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