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Dogs are being sent to Turkey and Syria after the earthquake. How will they help?
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Dogs are being sent to Turkey and Syria after the earthquake. How will they help?

Many countries, including India, are dispatching specially trained search-and-rescue dogs to find people in Turkey, still stuck under the rubble caused by a series of earthquakes. These canines rely on human scents to track people

In sharpest attack at Opposition, PM Modi says decade of UPA-rule riddled with ‘scams and violence’
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In sharpest attack at Opposition, PM Modi says decade of UPA-rule riddled with ‘scams and violence’

Lashing out at his critics in Parliament, Prime Minister Modi went on to say that the Opposition had wasted the last nine years in making allegations against him and the ruling party at the Centre and that “compulsive criticism replaced constructive criticism during this period.”

What is PTSD, the condition Salman Rushdie is coping with after the knife attack?
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What is PTSD, the condition Salman Rushdie is coping with after the knife attack?

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition triggered by a terrifying event. While most people associate it with war, it can occur ‘in all people, of any ethnicity, nationality or culture, and at any age’. Salman Rushdie has said the stabbing left him mentally scarred and that

Anupam Kher on the Boycott trend and the success of Shah Rukh Khan's Pathaan: 'The film audience never boycotted cinema'
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Anupam Kher on the Boycott trend and the success of Shah Rukh Khan's Pathaan: 'The film audience never boycotted cinema'

Kher, while in an interaction, spoke about how these Boycott trends never affected a film and how a good piece of work will always find an audience, speaking specifically about the blockbuster success of Pathaan.

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City-wide inclusive sanitation: Why it is pathway to scaling sustainable and safe sanitation systems
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City-wide inclusive sanitation: Why it is pathway to scaling sustainable and safe sanitation systems

Implementation of CWIS practices in Trichy has resulted in sanitation services reaching the most marginalised and vulnerable communities

‘Up to the IOC to ultimately decide’: French authorities on Russian participation in Paris Olympics
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‘Up to the IOC to ultimately decide’: French authorities on Russian participation in Paris Olympics

French government spokesman Olivier Veran and Paris Organising Committee president Tony Estanguet said the decision was the responsibility of the IOC

ISL 2022-23: Bottom-placed NorthEast United hold East Bengal to 3-3 draw
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ISL 2022-23: Bottom-placed NorthEast United hold East Bengal to 3-3 draw

East Bengal were twice in the lead with captain Cleiton Silva striking a brace but ultimately could not withstand a sustained attack from the Highlanders.

Zimbabwe vs West Indies: Lower-order rearguard on final day ensures hosts salvage draw in 1st Test
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Zimbabwe vs West Indies: Lower-order rearguard on final day ensures hosts salvage draw in 1st Test

Set 272 to win in a minimum of 49 overs after West Indies skipper Kraigg Brathwaite declared their second innings at 203 for five, Zimbabwe staggered to 134 for six before stumps were drawn.

T20 World Cup 2023: Richa Ghosh's fiery knock helps India trounce Bangladesh in second warm-up clash
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T20 World Cup 2023: Richa Ghosh's fiery knock helps India trounce Bangladesh in second warm-up clash

Ghosh smashed a 56-ball unbeaten 91 to help India post 183/5 before a disciplined effort from the bowling unit restricted the Bangladeshis to 131/8.

Erdogan admits 'shortcomings' as Turkey & Syria earthquake death toll hits 11,700
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Erdogan admits 'shortcomings' as Turkey & Syria earthquake death toll hits 11,700

As criticism mounted online, Erdogan visited one of the hardest-hit spots, quake epicentre Kahramanmaras, and acknowledged problems in the response

Pakistan minister warns petroleum suppliers against hoarding fuel, creating artificial shortage
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Pakistan minister warns petroleum suppliers against hoarding fuel, creating artificial shortage

Pakistan’s Minister of State for Petroleum Musadik Malik said that only a few owners of filling stations were involved in hoarding and creating an artificial shortage with the aim of selling fuel in the future at high prices

PM Modi, Israeli counterpart Netanyahu discuss ways to 'strengthen cooperation in defence and security'
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PM Modi, Israeli counterpart Netanyahu discuss ways to 'strengthen cooperation in defence and security'

The phone call lasted for about 20 minutes and two leaders discussed ways to strengthen the close and important relations between Israel and India, a statement from the Israeli PMO said

Twitter down in Turkey as earthquake response criticism mounts
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Twitter down in Turkey as earthquake response criticism mounts

The netblocks.org social media monitor said Twitter was being restricted “on multiple internet providers in Turkey”. The Twitter outage came as President Erdogan toured two of the hardest-hit Turkish provinces

Benazir assassination case: A high court in Pakistan to hear appeal after 5 years
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Benazir assassination case: A high court in Pakistan to hear appeal after 5 years

The decision of the LHC to hear the appeals came after over five and a half years and days after one of the accused -- late General Pervez Musharraf-- died. Notices were issued to Pakistan People’s Party co-chair and ex-president Asif Zardari, all 5 accused, Musharraf and convicted police officers

India vs Australia: Near sold out crowd expected for series opener at Jamtha
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India vs Australia: Near sold out crowd expected for series opener at Jamtha

Australian media may have already given their verdict on the track and quite possibly the match 24 hours before the first ball of the series is to be bowled, but for the cricket fans in Nagpur, the 22-yard strip has little bearing on their excitement level.

Bundesliga: Bayern Munich sign Michael Rechner as goalkeeping coach after sacking Toni Tapalovic
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Bundesliga: Bayern Munich sign Michael Rechner as goalkeeping coach after sacking Toni Tapalovic

Bayern will pay a "six figure transfer fee" to Hoffenheim for the 42-year-old goalkeeping coach, according to German news outlet Kicker.

Belgium hire Domenico Tedesco as new coach after parting ways with Roberto Martinez
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Belgium hire Domenico Tedesco as new coach after parting ways with Roberto Martinez

Former Schalke coach Tedesco, who has no prior experience of managing a national team, replaces Martinez who resigned from his post after Belgium's failure to reach the knockouts of last year's World Cup.

India vs Australia: Pat Cummins insists current Australian team doesn't carry baggage of past sides
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India vs Australia: Pat Cummins insists current Australian team doesn't carry baggage of past sides

As Cummins leads Australia to one of its toughest assignments in India, the skipper also underlined the importance of a good first-innings score, which will be crucial in the context of the series.

Jaishankar, Fiji’s Deputy PM discuss development partnership in health, education
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Jaishankar, Fiji’s Deputy PM discuss development partnership in health, education

This is the first high-level visit from Fiji following the formation of the new government under Prime Minister Sitiveni Rabuka in December 2022. It is expected to further strengthen and deepen the long-standing relationship between India and Fiji

China offers emergency aid of $4.4 million to Syria after massive earthquake
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China offers emergency aid of $4.4 million to Syria after massive earthquake

China has already committed to give a first tranche of 40 million yuan in emergency aid to Turkey. An earthquake rescue team sent by China arrived at Turkey's Adana Airport early on Wednesday, state broadcaster CCTV said