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Delhi likely to break another rainfall record as IMD issues orange alert for today
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Delhi likely to break another rainfall record as IMD issues orange alert for today

The monsoon this year has yielded a bounteous 1164.7 mm of rainfall in Delhi till Wednesday morning, the highest since 1964

Joe Biden to nominate Indian-American management consultant to key Pentagon position
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Joe Biden to nominate Indian-American management consultant to key Pentagon position

Ashish Vazirani has been picked for the position of Deputy Under Secretary of Defence for Personnel and Readiness, Department of Defence

Sekhar Kammula on Love Story: Tried to represent caste discrimination in the way I can
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Sekhar Kammula on Love Story: Tried to represent caste discrimination in the way I can

Love Story director Sekhar Kammula discusses the men in his stories, working with Sai Pallavi and Naga Chaitanya, and not going the Vetrimaaran way while addressing caste discrimination.

China's real estate giant Evergrande is in a crisis but it is no 'Lehman moment' to trigger a global collapse
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China's real estate giant Evergrande is in a crisis but it is no 'Lehman moment' to trigger a global collapse

While predominantly a developer, Evergrande — which employs 200,000 people, has a presence in more than 280 cities and claims to indirectly generate 3.8 million Chinese jobs — has been on a buying spree for more than a decade

Joe Biden to nominate Indian-American management consultant to key Pentagon position
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Joe Biden to nominate Indian-American management consultant to key Pentagon position

Ashish Vazirani has been picked for the position of Deputy Under Secretary of Defence for Personnel and Readiness, Department of Defence

WHO chief Tedros Ghebreyesus hails India's decision to resume COVID vaccine exports
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WHO chief Tedros Ghebreyesus hails India's decision to resume COVID vaccine exports

Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya has said vaccinating Indian citizens remains the topmost priority of the government

Why rhinos are endangered species and what can the world do to save them
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Why rhinos are endangered species and what can the world do to save them

The mega-herbivores are extremely threatened by poaching -- driven by a high demand for their horns -- and habitat loss

Ryder Cup: Captains sweat over 'COVID envelopes' as event introduces virus clause
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Ryder Cup: Captains sweat over 'COVID envelopes' as event introduces virus clause

This week's biennial team golf matches between US and European squads at Whistling Straits feature special COVID-19 envelopes from each team with the names of three players who could be forced to sit out if rivals must withdraw after testing positive for the deadly virus.

US Space Force unveils its new 'Star Trek-inspired' uniforms
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US Space Force unveils its new 'Star Trek-inspired' uniforms

The newest branch of America's military was organised in 2019 to address challenges of fighting war in the exosphere

The Tragedy of Macbeth to release on Apple TV+ on 14 January, 2022; watch teaser
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The Tragedy of Macbeth to release on Apple TV+ on 14 January, 2022; watch teaser

Starring Frances McDormand and Denzel Washington, The Tragedy of Macbeth is directed by Joel Coen of the Coen Brothers.

Rana Daggubati teams up with uncle Venkatesh for first time for Netflix series
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Rana Daggubati teams up with uncle Venkatesh for first time for Netflix series

Titled Rana Naidu, the Netflix India series is an official adaptation of the American crime drama Ray Donovan

India completely self-reliant in missile technology, says G Satheesh Reddy
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India completely self-reliant in missile technology, says G Satheesh Reddy

The DRDO chief said academic institutions could help in India’s technological advancement in a "big way

IPL 2021: Losing IPL games narrowly has become a pattern for Punjab Kings, says head coach Kumble
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IPL 2021: Losing IPL games narrowly has become a pattern for Punjab Kings, says head coach Kumble

"It's sort of become a bit of a pattern for us, especially as soon as we get to Dubai, it seems. There was a clear message saying we need to finish this game in 19 overs, and that was the approach," Kumble said.

Willie Garson, best known for Sex and the City, passes away aged 57
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Willie Garson, best known for Sex and the City, passes away aged 57

In Sex and the City, Willie Garson portrayed Stanford Blatch, a talent agent and the devoted best male friend to Sarah Jessica Parker’s Carrie for six seasons.

India logs 26,964 new COVID-19 cases, 383 deaths in last 24 hrs; active infections lowest in 186 days
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India logs 26,964 new COVID-19 cases, 383 deaths in last 24 hrs; active infections lowest in 186 days

The active cases comprise 0.90 percent of the total infections, the lowest since March 2020, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 97.77 percent

Fuel efficiency remains top priority for Maruti Suzuki as frugality becomes ‘even more important’
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Fuel efficiency remains top priority for Maruti Suzuki as frugality becomes ‘even more important’

Maruti Suzuki has maintained that fuel efficiency goals for its future passenger cars and SUVs will be achieved without compromising on the performance of the vehicles.

Redmi Smart TV series to launch in India today at 12 pm: How to watch it live
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Redmi Smart TV series to launch in India today at 12 pm: How to watch it live

The Redmi Smart TV series will come with two 32-inch and 43-inch models and will go on sale on Amazon.

League Cup: Man City begin title defence with 6-1 mauling of Wycombe; Liverpool blank Norwich
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League Cup: Man City begin title defence with 6-1 mauling of Wycombe; Liverpool blank Norwich

The holders made the perfect start to that mission as Pep Guardiola was rewarded for fielding a strong attack featuring Kevin De Bruyne, Phil Foden, Raheem Sterling, Ferran Torres, and Riyad Mahrez at the Etihad Stadium.

Muslims in India have highest fertility rate among major religious groups: Pew Research Center report
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Muslims in India have highest fertility rate among major religious groups: Pew Research Center report

The report said that every religious group in the country has seen its fertility fall, including the majority Hindu population and the Muslim, Christian, Sikh, Buddhist and Jain minority groups

R Kelly unlikely to testify in sex-trafficking trial, claims singer's lawyer
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R Kelly unlikely to testify in sex-trafficking trial, claims singer's lawyer

The remark came as the defense wound down its case at the trial in federal court in New York City.