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Bihar political crisis: Nitish Kumar to take oath as Chief Minister today, Tejashwi Yadav as his deputy
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Bihar political crisis: Nitish Kumar to take oath as Chief Minister today, Tejashwi Yadav as his deputy

Nitish Kumar, who dumped the BJP-led NDA will be taking oath as the Chief Minister of Bihar for the eighth time

'Most regrettable': India at UNSC over evidence-based proposals to blacklist terrorists being put on hold
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'Most regrettable': India at UNSC over evidence-based proposals to blacklist terrorists being put on hold

India's Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Ruchira Kamboj said the practice of placing holds and blocks on listing requests without giving any justification must end.

'Express my regret, she is like my sister', says politician Shrikant Tyagi who assaulted woman in Noida society
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'Express my regret, she is like my sister', says politician Shrikant Tyagi who assaulted woman in Noida society

Tyagi, who was arrested by UP Police for allegedly abusing and assaulting a woman in Noida, said that the woman was like her sister and that a conspiracy was hatched to 'politically decimate' him.

In Numbers: Shooting's absence hurts India as Commonwealth Games medal tally drops four years on
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In Numbers: Shooting's absence hurts India as Commonwealth Games medal tally drops four years on

India accounted for 16 medals at 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast. With the sport missing in Birmingham, India saw fewer medals at 2022 CWG.

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Premier League: Manchester City's Benjamin Mendy goes on trial for rape and sexual assault
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Premier League: Manchester City's Benjamin Mendy goes on trial for rape and sexual assault

He pleaded not guilty in May to nine of the 10 charges, but was subsequently hit with the further rape count which has not yet been put to him in a court.

FBI search at Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago residence raises fresh questions
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FBI search at Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago residence raises fresh questions

People familiar with the matter say that the search relates to an ongoing Justice Department investigation into the discovery of classified material in boxes of White House records the National Archives and Records Administration recovered from Mar-A-Lago earlier this year

'This is about my wife, three young boys': Trent Boult turns back on New Zealand central contract
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'This is about my wife, three young boys': Trent Boult turns back on New Zealand central contract

Trent Boult had informed the New Zealand Cricket board "that his appetite for touring had diminished, and that he wished to spend more time with his family."

Firstpost Podcast: Nitish leaves again
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Firstpost Podcast: Nitish leaves again

Politics in Bihar has taken yet another turn. Tune in

J&K: Tragedy averted as police recover IED weighing 30 kg from Pulwama
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J&K: Tragedy averted as police recover IED weighing 30 kg from Pulwama

A major tragedy was averted after an improvised explosive device (IED) weighing approximately 30 kg was recovered from near Tahab Crossing on Circular Road in Pulwama by security forces on Wednesday.

Nick Kyrgios lifts mental game for seventh straight win, Andy Murray out of Montreal
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Nick Kyrgios lifts mental game for seventh straight win, Andy Murray out of Montreal

World number 37 Kyrgios, a title winner last week in Washington, next faces world number one Daniil Medvedev, who won last week's Los Cabos crown.

I Just Killed My Dad is a smart and surprisingly empathetic true-crime story
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I Just Killed My Dad is a smart and surprisingly empathetic true-crime story

The three-part docu-series expertly reveals the context behind the case of a teenager who shoots his father dead.

Congress may get four ministerial berths in new Bihar government, say sources
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Congress may get four ministerial berths in new Bihar government, say sources

Besides the four ministerial berths, the Congress has also sought the post of Speaker of the state Assembly, but Kumar is not keen on awarding that, the sources said.

Naomi Osaka retires in Toronto opener with back pain; Emma Raducanu exits
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Naomi Osaka retires in Toronto opener with back pain; Emma Raducanu exits

Osaka has played only six matches with a 2-4 record since losing the Miami final in early April to world number one Iga Swiatek.

Centre moves SC for modification of order on elections to AIFF executive committee
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Centre moves SC for modification of order on elections to AIFF executive committee

The Centre moved Supreme Court after FIFA and Asian Football Confederation objected to AIFF's member structure.

'Finishing remaining work to ensure Winter Session is held in new Parliament building', say officials
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'Finishing remaining work to ensure Winter Session is held in new Parliament building', say officials

Last week, the government told the Lok Sabha that 70 per cent of the physical progress on the new Parliament building project had been made, and the completion date is set for November 2022

Three LeT terrorists trapped in encounter in J&K's Budgam, say police
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Three LeT terrorists trapped in encounter in J&K's Budgam, say police

Three terrorists of terror outfit LeT (TRF), including notorious Lateef Rather, are trapped in an ongoing encounter that broke out in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam district in the wee hours of Wednesday, police said.

Explosions rock Russian military air base in annexed Crimea, one person killed
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Explosions rock Russian military air base in annexed Crimea, one person killed

Russian Defense Ministry denied that the Saki base on the Black Sea had been shelled, instead claiming that bombs had exploded there. However, reports on Ukrainian social networks suggested that it was hit by long-range missiles fired from Ukraine

BJD, Congress reject Amit Shah's claim of BJP forming next govt in Odisha
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BJD, Congress reject Amit Shah's claim of BJP forming next govt in Odisha

"It is nothing but daydreaming. No party including the BJP can come to power in Odisha as long as Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik remains BJD president," said Sudam Marndi, senior leader of the state's ruling party.

Ireland vs Afghanistan: Andrew Balbirnie, Paul Stirling star as hosts clinch victory in first T20I
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Ireland vs Afghanistan: Andrew Balbirnie, Paul Stirling star as hosts clinch victory in first T20I

George Dockrell hit the winning boundary off the penultimate ball to lift Ireland onto 171-3 after they were set a target of 169.

German chancellor demands equal pay for country's men's and women's footballers
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German chancellor demands equal pay for country's men's and women's footballers

"My position on this is clear," Scholz said after a meeting with the German Football Association (DFB) to discuss the issue.