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US Families Adopting Afghan Children Struggle To Get Kids Out Amid Taliban Resurgence

Aug 18, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Bahaudin Mujtaba and Lisa, a couple from Florida had hoped to finally bring the 10-year-old Afghan boy they’re adopting to their home. However, with the collapse of the Afghan government, the couple is desperately trying to get the boy, Noman, on a flight out of Kabul.

When Himachal CM‘s New Russian Chopper Turned Saviour For Persons In Distress In Lahaul Spiti

Aug 02, 2021 Ashwani Sharma

The Congress had accused the Chief Minister for adopting luxuries for his travels despite the state government having a financial crunch and a debt burden of Rs 60,000 cr on the state’s head.


Residential Building In Cairo Collapses, One Dead

The incident occurred on Tuesday and authorities have opened an investigation, the state-run MENA news agency reported.

Chinese Man Survives For Three Days Inside Flooded Garage

Jul 25, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Li Yongsheng was trapped when the garage flooded Tuesday and lay on a ventilation duct surrounded by floating cars


Maharashtra Rain Fury: 36 People Die After Landslide In Coastal Raigad District

Thirty-six bodies have been recovered form landslide spot yet, however the toll is likely to rise, said police

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Kartik Aaryan Collaborates With Hansal Mehta For Action-Drama 'Captain India'

Outlook Web Bureau

The action-drama is produced by Ronnie Screwvala, and is based on India’s biggest and most successful recue mission from a war-torn country


22 July, 2021

13 Chinese Workers Die After Being Trapped In Flooded Tunnel For A Week

PTI

A total of 14 workers were trapped in the construction site of the Shijingshan tunnel, part of the Zhuhai city's Xingye expressway, when the site was flooded on July 15


22 July, 2021

China Floods: 33 Dead After Heaviest Rainfall In 1000 Years

PTI

Rainwater has damaged more than 215,200 hectares of crops, causing a direct economic loss of about 1.22 billion yuan (about USD 188.6 million)


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

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