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Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray , on Sunday, questioned why Sridevi was given a state funeral when she allegedly drowned in her bath tub after consuming alcohol. Taking a dig at Maharashtra chief minister, Devendra Fadnavis, the MNS chief said that 'there are so many problems in the state, but apparently the CM is busy singing songs.' He was referring to Fadnavis featuring in a video song about river conservation.
  • KCR meets Mamata, says this is beginning of federal front

    KCR meets Mamata, says this is beginning of federal front

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    Discussions on the federal front will be taken forward when "other leaders sit together", he said, but did not name the other parties. The Congress is also talking about forging a united front in 2019, it remains to be seen how the proposed fronts align themselves to take on Modi.
  • Comey's Book Plays Second Fiddle To Story About A Gay Rabbit

    Comey's Book Plays Second Fiddle To Story About A Gay Rabbit

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    Illustrated by Karen Pence , the wife of the Vice President and written by their daughter Charlotte, the book called Marlon Bundo's Day in the Life of the Vice President is set to be released today. Also, our story is about Marlon Bundo falling in love with another boy rabbit, because our Marlon Bundo is gay. The book aims to show kids that being different isn't a bad thing and that love should always be accepted.
  • In Russian election, some people say they were ordered to vote

    In Russian election, some people say they were ordered to vote

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    The election was held as Russian Federation faces increasing isolation on the world stage over a spy poisoning in Britain and a fresh round of USA sanctions just as it gears up for the football World Cup in the summer. Many Russians believe he has restored stability after the chaos that ensued after the Soviet Union collapsed. We, as the world, we need change'. The only real headache for Putin's campaign was the possibility many voters, including Putin supporters, would not bother ...
  • Nerve agent fallout: Russian Federation evicts United Kingdom diplomats

    Nerve agent fallout: Russian Federation evicts United Kingdom diplomats

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    Lavrov said that Moscow had stopped paying attention to comments from Britain over the spy poisoning allegations, which Russian Federation deny. He said the reaction across the Government, Parliament and the wider country had been "hugely encouraging" but he hit out at Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, who came under fire on Wednesday after failing to offer explicit support for the Prime Minister's approach in the House of Commons.
  • Putin Proclaims Presidential Victory in Russian Federation

    Putin Proclaims Presidential Victory in Russian Federation

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    Putin, the incumbent Russian president, was set to win Sunday's presidential election as he got 75.91 per cent of the vote after 70 per cent of the ballots were counted, preliminary data from the Central Election Commission (CEC) showed. But Mr Putin's popularity remained strong, apparently buttressed by nationalist pride. Germany's foreign minister is calling on Russian Federation to make more "constructive contributions" to dialogue after President Vladimir Putin won re-election.
  • Tit-for-tat over ex-spy poisoning: Russian Federation expels 23 United Kingdom diplomats

    Tit-for-tat over ex-spy poisoning: Russian Federation expels 23 United Kingdom diplomats

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    Today also marks exactly four years since Putin signed a treaty declaring Crimea part of Russian Federation following its annexation from Ukraine, an action that led to the war in the east of the former Soviet state. The commission said 51.9% of Russia's almost 111 million eligible voters have cast ballots. Authorities, however, are seeking a high turnout to add greater legitimacy to a new term for Putin, who is already Russia's second-longest serving leader since Joseph Stalin.
  • Syed Ali Geelani quits as chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat

    Syed Ali Geelani quits as chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat

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    Unidentified sources told Rising Kashmir that Geelani had chose to appoint Sehrai as the Tehreek-e-Hurriyat chairperson because of failing health and "other political burdens". His successor Sehrai is a longtime associate of SAS Geelani and hails from north Kashmir's Kupwara district. Geelani has been vocal about the separation of Kashmir from India.
  • Yi Gang becomes governor of China's central bank

    Yi Gang becomes governor of China's central bank

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    Separately, the National People's Congress on Monday approved Xi's full cabinet lineup for his new term, with new faces taking over several high-profile roles. He vowed to continue prudent monetary policy, drive reforms and maintain financial stability. FILE PHOTO: A Chinese national flag flutters outside the headquarters of the People's Bank of China, the Chinese central bank, in Beijing , April 3, 2014.
  • Brexit: Ireland still 'an issue' while EU, UK agree on transition deal

    Brexit: Ireland still 'an issue' while EU, UK agree on transition deal

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    More work needed on the Irish question. He said that negotiators, working day and night recently, had agreed on "a large part of what would constitute" the draft legal treaty governing Britain's departure. Detailed talks on Northern Ireland will take place in coming weeks. Envoys will meet before Davis meets Barnier. The minority report said a 21-month transition arrangement is "ample" time and warned a prolonged period "would be hard for the United Kingdom and would not respect the ...
  • Russian Federation election: Putin secures fourth term for another six years

    Russian Federation election: Putin secures fourth term for another six years

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    The only candidate to openly criticize Putin during the campaign, liberal TV star Ksenia Sobchak, won just 1.7 percent. Cybersecurity - penchant for penetration: With the news that Russian Federation targeted American and European nuclear power plants and energy and water systems, we have one more indication that Putin views all infrastructure - whether election related or otherwise - as free for the taking.
  • K'taka gives separate religion status to Lingayats, asks for Centre's nod

    K'taka gives separate religion status to Lingayats, asks for Centre's nod

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    As per reports, the state government has taken the step to impress the voters of dominant Lingayat Community. The community has a strong presence in the state especially in the north. "It was also chose to forward the same to the Central government for notifying under Section 2 (d) of the Central Minority Commission Act", law minister T.B.