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Sources said Modi is likely to land in Chennai Saturday afternoon, attend the state government's event and proceed to Puducherry for participating in the Golden Jubilee celebrations of Aurovile on Sunday. Panneerselvam, who had taken over as Chief Minister after Jayalalithaa's death in December 2015, had resigned in early February. However, in late April, Palaniswami managed to get all his ministers and MLAs to accept his leadership and sideline Sasikala and her family including her ...
  • Russian Federation succeeding in sowing USA discord

    Russian Federation succeeding in sowing USA discord

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    Trump was continuing his efforts to pin Russian collusion on the Democrats and their nominee Hillary Clinton . "Get smart America!" he wrote . Facebook has said it will start requiring thorough documentation from election-related advertisers to verify their identity and location, beginning with US elections this year.
  • Teens press for gun control outside White House

    Teens press for gun control outside White House

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    Trump spoke by phone Saturday with the Parkland mayor, the county commissioner and the principal of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School to express his condolences and offer his support. The students' pointed comments are the latest signs of increased pressure for gun control after the massacre. Not every student at the Florida school was calling for more gun control.
  • Bijepur bypoll: Naveen Patnaik, Irani woo farmers, weavers

    Bijepur bypoll: Naveen Patnaik, Irani woo farmers, weavers

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    The truth will come out", said Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said at a press meet on Monday. Alleging that such action of BJP workers is violation of the model code of conduct issued by the Election Commission of India (ECI), the BJD requested the CEO to verify these facts and take necessary action.
  • #DayZero pushed back to 9 July

    #DayZero pushed back to 9 July

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    While water consumption averaged 523 megalitres per day (MPD) saved more than half the amount of water used in 2014, it was still was way off the target of 450 megalitres a day. Our water saving efforts across the metro have thus far been our greatest defence against Day Zero. Neilson explained that reaching this target is imperative for the city to make it to the winter rains before Day Zero arrives.
  • Democratic, Republican Responses to Parkland School Shooting Vary Wildly

    Democratic, Republican Responses to Parkland School Shooting Vary Wildly

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    We knew that other countries could stem mass killings , homicides and suicides with gun control and gun buybacks. My children are my heart. This defies evidence and logic and turns the stomach of parents like me. So what does "I am the NRA" mean to me? It's always the Second Amendment advocacy groups that get slammed for donating to politicians who support their agenda.
  • Ramaphosa to respond to SONA debate

    Ramaphosa to respond to SONA debate

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    Maimane - it is your task as much as mine. He said it was in line with the commitment he made last week to the Chamber of Mines, undertaking to facilitate engagements between the Chamber, Department of Mineral Resources, labour and other stakeholders in order to finalise a mutually agreed Charter.
  • Jignesh Mevani, others detained ahead of Ahmedabad rally

    Jignesh Mevani, others detained ahead of Ahmedabad rally

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    The Vijay Rupani government in the state claimed to have accepted most of the demands on Saturday, but talks between the family, Dalit activists and state government continued on Sunday. They had repeatedly said that they would not be accepting the mortal remains of the Dalit activist it the government did not assure them in writing that their demands would be fulfilled.
  • 'People's General' Tsvangirai to be laid to rest

    'People's General' Tsvangirai to be laid to rest

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    Former Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai's body arrived Monday at his rural home of Humanikwa Village in Buhera district of Manicaland ahead of burial Tuesday aboard an Airforce of Zimbabwe chopper. President Emmerson Mnangagwa pledged Sunday that his government will meet hospital and funeral expenses for Tsvangirai, who died of colon cancer last week in neighboring South Africa.