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Markets on a high: Sensex crosses 60,000-mark for the first time ever, Nifty tops 17,900
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Markets on a high: Sensex crosses 60,000-mark for the first time ever, Nifty tops 17,900

It has taken little over 31 years for the market to traverse from 1,000 points to the historic 60,000 mark

How Kamala Harris exposed Pakistan's poor handling of terrorism during meeting with Narendra Modi
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How Kamala Harris exposed Pakistan's poor handling of terrorism during meeting with Narendra Modi

The US vice president in her hour-long meet with the prime minister said that there were terror groups working in the country and asked Islamabad to take action against them

Australia Women vs India Women 2nd ODI, LIVE cricket Score: McGrath-Mooney stand keeps Aussies afloat in chase
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Australia Women vs India Women 2nd ODI, LIVE cricket Score: McGrath-Mooney stand keeps Aussies afloat in chase

Australia Women Vs India Women, 2nd ODI Live Cricket Score Updates: A bit of a fumble in the second delivery after the fielder backing up at midwicket for the throw from mid off allows the ball to slip through following Mooney’s quick single, though no overthrows are conceded. Gardner then smashes the ball over the bowler’s head to collect her second boundary and collects a single two balls later to keep the strike.

COVID-19 vaccine certificate controversy: Britain can antagonise India at its own peril
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COVID-19 vaccine certificate controversy: Britain can antagonise India at its own peril

India needs to be an equal partner on a host of other responses – not the least among them is our Co-Win software. In this situation, Britain can antagonise India at its own peril. And the ramifications of it will not be restricted to the Covid response alone.

US sets stage for COVID booster shots for millions of Americans after CDC endorses it for older population
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US sets stage for COVID booster shots for millions of Americans after CDC endorses it for older population

CDC advisers said boosters should be offered to people 65 and older, nursing home residents and those ages 50 to 64 who have risky underlying health problems

‘Dear POTUS, we the Indian farmers’: In tweet to Joe Biden, Rakesh Tikait seeks US help on farm laws
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‘Dear POTUS, we the Indian farmers’: In tweet to Joe Biden, Rakesh Tikait seeks US help on farm laws

The national spokesperson of Bharatiya Kisan Union also asked Indians in America to protest against Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s event on 25 September

Milestone man Shiva Thapa eyes fresh record at boxing world championships
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Milestone man Shiva Thapa eyes fresh record at boxing world championships

The two-time Olympian has been rebuilding after falling off the radar for a while. He couldn't make the cut for Tokyo Olympics as his rival in the weight category, Manish Kaushik, claimed the slot in the very first qualifier.

MSI GF63 Thin 10UC unboxing and first impressions: Watch as we unbox and test a powerful new gaming laptop that won’t break the bank
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MSI GF63 Thin 10UC unboxing and first impressions: Watch as we unbox and test a powerful new gaming laptop that won’t break the bank

The MSI GF63 Thin is a gaming laptop, but unlike most other devices of its ilk, it’s slim, light, and doesn’t make a tonne of noise. Plus, because it’s packing an Intel Core i7-10750H CPU, an Nvidia RTX 3050 GPU, 16 GB of RAM, and 512 GB of NVMe storage, this device has as much potential as a content creator’s machine as a gamer’s.

WHO recommends antibody treatment for COVID-19 infected people who have a high risk of hospitalisation
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WHO recommends antibody treatment for COVID-19 infected people who have a high risk of hospitalisation

The Regeneron cocktail of synthetic antibodies - casirivimab and imdevimab - has been found to reduce the risk of hospitalisation for unvaccinated, elderly or immunosuppressed patients with Covid.

SRH vs PBKS IPL 2021 Live Streaming: When and where to watch on TV and online
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SRH vs PBKS IPL 2021 Live Streaming: When and where to watch on TV and online

Live streaming details about the Match 37 of IPL 2021 between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Punjab Kings

Calcutta High Court reserves order on Bhabanipur bypoll seat to be contested by Mamata Banerjee
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Calcutta High Court reserves order on Bhabanipur bypoll seat to be contested by Mamata Banerjee

Election to the seat, owing to the resignation of TMC MLA Sovandeb Chattopadhyay, is scheduled for 30 September

Order to make flex-fuel engines mandatory for all vehicles coming by early 2022: Nitin Gadkari
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Order to make flex-fuel engines mandatory for all vehicles coming by early 2022: Nitin Gadkari

In a bid to move away from petrol and diesel vehicles, India is pushing for the adoption of flex-fuel vehicles, which will use locally-produced ethanol.

Early humans used bone tools 120,000 years ago to make clothes out of leather, fur in Morocco
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Early humans used bone tools 120,000 years ago to make clothes out of leather, fur in Morocco

"Sewing is a behaviour that has lasted" since prehistory, said El Hajraoui."Tools like those discovered in the cave were used for 30,000 years, which proves the emergence of collective memory."

India condemns 'abuse levelled' against Narendra Modi in UK House debate on Kashmir
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India condemns 'abuse levelled' against Narendra Modi in UK House debate on Kashmir

The Minister for Asia in the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, Amanda Milling, responded to the debate by reiterating the UK government's unchanged stance on Kashmir as a bilateral issue

Behind season of shortages in Britain, a crippling lack of truck drivers
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Behind season of shortages in Britain, a crippling lack of truck drivers

In an attempt to ease the shortage, the government has extended the number of hours drivers can work each week, increased trucker testing and "streamlined" the training process

Shoojit Sircar, Vicky Kaushal's Sardar Udham to release directly on Amazon Prime in October
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Shoojit Sircar, Vicky Kaushal's Sardar Udham to release directly on Amazon Prime in October

Shoojit Sircar's previous film Gulabo Sitabo also skipped theatircal release to premiere directly on Amazon Prime Video India last year.

Emporio Armani celebrates 40 years and other highlights from day 2 of Milan Fashion Week
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Emporio Armani celebrates 40 years and other highlights from day 2 of Milan Fashion Week

On the runway, the simple fashion response to lockdown is denim and knitwear, and easy-to-wear shoes.

Thomson 42PATH2121 Smart TV Review: Affordable, but not the finest or smartest option around
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Thomson 42PATH2121 Smart TV Review: Affordable, but not the finest or smartest option around

An inexpensive 42-inch Android TV priced close to its 40-inch counterparts, but one plagued by far too many issues.

Vir Das, Aarya, Nawazuddin Siddiqui nominated at International Emmy Awards 2021
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Vir Das, Aarya, Nawazuddin Siddiqui nominated at International Emmy Awards 2021

While Sushmita Sen's Aarya has been nominated for Best Drama, Nawazuddin Siddiqui has been nominated as Best Actor for Netflix India film Serious Men, and Vir Das: For India nominated in the best comedy segment.

Future Honda cars to feature Google’s Android Automotive OS, first integrated model due in 2022
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Future Honda cars to feature Google’s Android Automotive OS, first integrated model due in 2022

Android Automotive will be the default operating system for all Honda cars and SUVs going forward; first model with Android OS to be launched in the US late-2022.