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Amid Covid-19 restrictions, Kashmir cherry farmers demand minimum support price

Officials say the tentative figures showed the production of cherries in the Kashmir Valley this year is about 12,000 metric tonnes. Last year, the figure was around 11,700 metric tonnes.

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Cyclone Nisarga expected to bring 100 kmph winds: All you need to know

The IMD has issued a red alert for six other districts - Palghar, Thane, Raigad, Dhule, Nandurbar and Nashik, between June 3 and 4.

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Madhya Pradesh cop suspended for negligence in rape and murder of 4-year-old

The police said that post-mortem examination confirmed sexual assault on the girl.

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New swarm of locusts invades Rajasthan, fifth to enter state in 4 days

“It was a small swarm, and spread across 1km-by-1km,” Suwa Lal Jat, joint director of plant protection in Rajasthan’s agriculture department said on Monday.

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Moody's cuts India's sovereign credit rating by one notch

India’s fiscal deficit in FY20 widened to 4.6% of GDP against the budgeted 3.8%.

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Live or virtual conventions? Texas parties may preview national split

Texas this week will preview the sharp divergence that may lie ahead as the Republican and Democratic parties grapple with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the 2020 election.

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Football pitch of rainforest destroyed every six seconds: study

Vast tracts of pristine rainforest on three continents went up in smoke last year, with an area roughly the size

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Police fire rubber bullets, tear gas to disperse peaceful protest near White House

By Jonathan Ernst and Brendan O'Brien WASHINGTON/MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Monday vowed to use the U.S. military

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Trump's made-for-TV strongman act threatens American traditions

President Donald Trump's made-for-TV embrace of authoritarianism's imagery and tools at a brittle national moment risks unleashing toxic political forces that threaten America's democratic traditions.

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In nod to #MeToo, China codifies sexual harassment by law

By Huizhong Wu BEIJING (Reuters) - Two years ago, Zhou Xiaoxuan publicly accused one of China's most recognizable people of

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Volkswagen closes $2.6 billion investment in self-driving startup Argo AI

(Reuters) - German automaker Volkswagen AG has closed its $2.6 billion investment in Argo AI, the Pittsburgh-based self-driving startup disclosed

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Trump allegedly orders governors to 'dominate' George Floyd protesters so they'll 'never see this stuff again'

On the call, Trump kept questioning the decisions and leadership of governors to deal with the George Floyd protests. He also implored them to make use of the National Guard

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Hong Kong leader calls out "double standards" on national security, points to U.S

By Clare Jim HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam accused foreign governments of "double standards" in their

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Opera returns to Vienna with hotel 'window concert'

Deserted by tourists, a hotel in Vienna gave itself a temporary one-night-only makeover, turning itself into an outdoor concert hall.

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Senators warn of ‘commuter crisis,’ lament chaos on first day of GCQ

MANILA, Philippines — A senator on Tuesday warned of a looming "commuter crisis" following the chaos and hardships endured by returning workers due to lack of transportation means as they attempted to go back to their workplaces upon Metro Manila's transition to general community quarantine (GCQ).Following months of a strict lockdown, authorities opened up public transportation but only on a limited capacity, resulting in a huge number of Filipinos to get stranded, or be forced to walk back home, while others were able to hitch rides at the backs of trucks.But Senator Risa Hontiveros said the challenges being faced by commuters should not be part of the country’s “new nor

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Lapid wants to probe PH internet speed and capability

Senator Manuel "Lito’’ Lapid today sought a Senate investigation, in aid of legislation, on the status of the country’s internet connectivity, speed, bandwidth capacity and relevant parameters in light of the “new normal” that would be observed as the country continues to face the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.

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PAG-Backed Youran Seeks $300 Million in Pre-IPO Funding

(Bloomberg) -- China Youran Dairy Holding Ltd. is working with advisers to raise between $300 million and $400 million in

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Google & Other Tech Giants Offer Support in Fight Against Racism

Tech giants like Google, Microsoft and Amazon have reacted to the protests in the US and fight against racism.

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Five dead in Congo after fresh Ebola outbreak threatens country grappling with measles and coronavirus cases

The resurfacing of Ebola in Équateur comes just as the Democratic Republic of Congo was approaching the end of the current outbreak in the eastern part of the country

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Trump Threatens to Use Troops to Crush Unrest in U.S. Cities

(Bloomberg) -- President Donald Trump threatened to deploy the U.S. military to end “riots and lawlessness” across the country in

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Explainer: Can Trump send the U.S. military to quell violence at protests?

By Jan Wolfe (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday suggested he would use federal troops to end unrest

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'Carmen' and coronavirus don't match: NYC's Met Opera closed till December 31

(Reuters) - New York's Metropolitan Opera will keep its curtains closed until a New Year's Eve opening gala, it said

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Minneapolis businesses hammered by pandemic and protests

The Fehrenkamp brothers were excited to reopen outdoor seating on their pub's patio on Monday, when Minneapolis began easing COVID-19

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Lithuania sings its thanks for quick virus containment

VILNIUS (Reuters) - Lithuania celebrated its emergence from the coronavirus pandemic on Monday with a series of live musical performances

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