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Iran election: Israeli PM calls Ebrahim Raisi 'hangman of Tehran', unlikely to change stance on 2015 nuclear deal
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Iran election: Israeli PM calls Ebrahim Raisi 'hangman of Tehran', unlikely to change stance on 2015 nuclear deal

Raisi's ascendancy comes at a sensitive time for the region, as Iran and world powers resumed indirect talks in Vienna to resurrect Tehran's tattered 2015 nuclear deal which granted Iran sanctions relief in exchange for curbs on its nuclear program

NHRC orders inquiry into complaints of West Bengal post poll violence: Meet the seven-member committee
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NHRC orders inquiry into complaints of West Bengal post poll violence: Meet the seven-member committee

The committee under ex-IB chief Rajiv Jain comprises Atif Rasheed, Rajuben L Desai, Santosh Mehra, Pradip Kumar Panja, Raju Mukherjee and Manzil Saini

Why Arvind Kejriwal is in Punjab and who will be AAP CM face in the 2022 Assembly election
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Why Arvind Kejriwal is in Punjab and who will be AAP CM face in the 2022 Assembly election

When asked who will be the CM's face of the party for the Punjab Assembly polls in 2022, Kejriwal said, 'discussions are going on in the party regarding this, when time comes, you will be informed'

West Bengal limits vaccination drive to priority groups citing shortage in doses; All you need to know
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West Bengal limits vaccination drive to priority groups citing shortage in doses; All you need to know

Priority groups include health workers and their families, transport, media professionals, sanitation workers and hawkers, among other

All India Chess Federation recognises Sara Bangla Daba Sangstha as apex chess body in Bengal
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All India Chess Federation recognises Sara Bangla Daba Sangstha as apex chess body in Bengal

The newly-formed body will have to hold its elections within three months to form the executive committee.

Euro 2020: Christoph Baumgartner's first-half goal sees Austria qualify for knockouts with win over Ukraine
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Euro 2020: Christoph Baumgartner's first-half goal sees Austria qualify for knockouts with win over Ukraine

Hoffenheim midfielder Baumgartner turned in David Alaba's corner on 21 minutes in Bucharest as Austria pipped Ukraine to second place in Group C behind the Netherlands.

Euro 2020: Georginio Wijnaldum scores brace as Netherlands beat North Macedonia
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Euro 2020: Georginio Wijnaldum scores brace as Netherlands beat North Macedonia

The Dutch captain, who signed for Paris Saint-Germain from Liverpool just before the tournament began, scored twice in the second half at the Johan Cruyff Arena after Memphis Depay had put them in front.

Euro 2020, Finland vs Belgium, LIVE Score: Belgium looking to seal knockout place with win
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Euro 2020, Finland vs Belgium, LIVE Score: Belgium looking to seal knockout place with win

Follow all the live action from the Group B match between Finland and Belgium on Firstpost.com's LIVE blog!

Euro 2020, Russia vs Denmark, LIVE Score: Denmark, Russia face off in must-win clash
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Euro 2020, Russia vs Denmark, LIVE Score: Denmark, Russia face off in must-win clash

Follow all the live action from the Group B match between Russia and Denmark on Firstpost.com's LIVE blog!

Serie A: Turkish midfielder Hakan Calhanoglu confirms upcoming move from AC Milan to rivals Inter
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Serie A: Turkish midfielder Hakan Calhanoglu confirms upcoming move from AC Milan to rivals Inter

The 27-year-old midfielder told Turkey's TRT Spor that he will be in Milan on Tuesday to sign a contract after completing a physical with his new team.

Jos Buttler says playing for England will take precedence if schedule clashes with IPL 2021
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Jos Buttler says playing for England will take precedence if schedule clashes with IPL 2021

The IPL is expected to clash with England's limited tours of Bangladesh and Pakistan ahead of the T20 World Cup.

Esther Duflo, Raghuram Rajan, Arvind Subramanian on economic advisory panel, says Tamil Nadu guv
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Esther Duflo, Raghuram Rajan, Arvind Subramanian on economic advisory panel, says Tamil Nadu guv

The council is to prepare a roadmap for 'rapid' and inclusive economic growth of the state, Banwarilal Purohit said in his first address to the House

Tour de France 2021: Veteran cyclist Mark Cavendish set to feature in tournament after three year absence
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Tour de France 2021: Veteran cyclist Mark Cavendish set to feature in tournament after three year absence

Cavendish, whose 30 Tour stage wins are second only to Eddy Merckx, was included after Irish rider Sam Bennett was ruled out through injury, meaning he will be unable to defend the green jersey that he won in last year's race.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Sue Bird, Diana Taurasi to lead USA Basketball's bid to claim seventh straight women's gold
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Sue Bird, Diana Taurasi to lead USA Basketball's bid to claim seventh straight women's gold

Players on US coach Dawn Staley's 12-woman roster, including guards Bird and Taurasi, have a combined 15 Olympic and 19 Basketball World Cup titles while six players will be competing in their first Olympics.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Wrestlers Vinesh Phogat, Bajrang Punia, Deepak Punia and Ravi Kumar seeded in respective categories
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Wrestlers Vinesh Phogat, Bajrang Punia, Deepak Punia and Ravi Kumar seeded in respective categories

Both Bajrang and Deepak have been seeded second in the 65kg and 86kg category while Ravi has been seeded fourth in the 57kg. Star female wrestler Vinesh is the top seed in the 53kg category.

Premier League: Manchester City make $138 million bid for Harry Kane, say reports
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Premier League: Manchester City make $138 million bid for Harry Kane, say reports

Kane, 27, has publicly expressed his desire to add trophies to his excellent goalscoring record and is believed to be keen on a move away from his boyhood club this summer.

Euro 2020: Saint Petersburg imposes new restrictions in wake of rising COVID-19 cases
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Euro 2020: Saint Petersburg imposes new restrictions in wake of rising COVID-19 cases

City officials announced a ban on food sales in the Euro fan zone and the closure of food courts in shopping centres.

From the great plague to the 1918 flu, history shows how disease outbreaks make inequality worse
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From the great plague to the 1918 flu, history shows how disease outbreaks make inequality worse

After the 1918 pandemic, the US quickly forgot the disease that had killed about 675,000 of its citizens. The economic boom that became known as the roaring 20s erased memories. Few social and historical memorials exist.

Euro 2020, Ukraine vs Austria, Highlights: Austria beat Ukraine to qualify for knockouts
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Euro 2020, Ukraine vs Austria, Highlights: Austria beat Ukraine to qualify for knockouts

Follow all the live action from the Group C match between Ukraine and Austria on Firstpost.com's LIVE blog.

Euro 2020, North Macedonia vs Netherlands, Highlights: Georginio Wijnaldum scores brace in Netherlands win
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Euro 2020, North Macedonia vs Netherlands, Highlights: Georginio Wijnaldum scores brace in Netherlands win

Follow all the live action from the Group C match between North Macedonia and Netherlands on Firstpost.com's LIVE blog!