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Feature: Bharat Biotech’s Dubai MoU opens new line of probe

Sao Paulo, July 12 (KMS): Bharat Biotech’s contract with Brazil, already suspended and under several investigations, is facing new scrutiny with the revelations that the Hyderabad-based company had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with its Brazilian representative and a Dubai firm, which is not traceable.

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Feature: How Gujarat police used Islamophobia to build terror case with no evidence against 124 men

Mumbai, July 11 (KMS): When 124 Muslim men were arrested in December 2001, in a post-midnight operation in the city of Surat in Gujarat, and charged with conspiring to boost the illegal activities of a banned Islamic terrorist organisation, it instantly became a sensational case. The arrests took place just six …

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Feature: Manipur has jailed an activist, a journalist for 2 months for saying cow dung can’t cure COVID

(The Wire) Erendro Leichombam and Kishorechandra Wangkhem were arrested by Manipur authorities for saying BJP members are advocating cow urine and cow dung as cures for the virus, it is science and common sense that could save people from the pandemic.

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Feature: India’s poor can’t afford to beat the heat

AFP Beating the merciless heat is hard in the Indian desert city of Sri Ganganagar, a reality facing millions across the vast country as the climate changes in the coming decades. While people in richer nations can find some respite from a warming planet with air conditioners and other modern …

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Feature: Govt job aspirants in limbo in Kashmir after new guidelines

(South Asian Wire) Six years ago, Altaf was happy with a job in a private company in Bangalore until his father compelled him to prepare for a government job. He quit the job and started preparing for government exams. The 27-year-old had spent years preparing. But new guidelines from the …

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Feature: Police fail to book SAD, BJP leaders for creating communal disharmony

(The Wire) Student leader Nasir Kheuhami approached a Srinagar court in connection with the case pertaining to alleged forced conversion row of a Kashmiri Sikh woman in the Valley after police stations refused to register an FIR against two politicians and a journalist for creating ‘communal disharmony’.

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Differences in Indian military command escalate

Adeela Naureen and Umar Waqar While discussing the need for the creation of integrated theatre commands in India, differences emerged between Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat and Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria. India Today highlighted the spat by stating that the turf war over theatre commands has …

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