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West Bengal Assembly election 2021: 'Poribortan in Delhi, not Bengal', Mamata takes aim at PM Modi in Siliguri rally
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West Bengal Assembly election 2021: 'Poribortan in Delhi, not Bengal', Mamata takes aim at PM Modi in Siliguri rally

While the saffron party is bolstered by the 2019 Lok Sabha polls and the stream of top TMC leaders seeking to join it, the TMC has tried to show Mamata as "Bengal's own daughter" and the BJP as "outsiders"

COVID-19 vaccine rollout by India has 'rescued the world' from pandemic, says Dr Peter Hotez
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COVID-19 vaccine rollout by India has 'rescued the world' from pandemic, says Dr Peter Hotez

Dr Hotez, dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Boston, is considered the authority on vaccinations

Kerala Assembly Election 2021: Amit Shah slams Pinarayi Vijayan, asks if dollar scam accused was working in his office
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Kerala Assembly Election 2021: Amit Shah slams Pinarayi Vijayan, asks if dollar scam accused was working in his office

The Kerala chief minister on Saturday slammed the Customs Department, claiming it was trying to 'defame' state cabinet members in connection with the case

Assam polls 2021: Congress releases list of 40 candidates; state chief Ripun Bora to contest from Gohpur
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Assam polls 2021: Congress releases list of 40 candidates; state chief Ripun Bora to contest from Gohpur

The party also fielded Rana Goswami from Jorhat, Subhramitra Gogoi from Sibsagar, Rajkumar Nilanetra Neog from Dibrugarh and Sibnath Chetia from Digboi

Premier League: Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says he needs 'masterpiece' to fix club after Fulham loss
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Premier League: Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says he needs 'masterpiece' to fix club after Fulham loss

Reigning champions Liverpool have collapsed from leading the Premier League at Christmas to looking increasingly likely to miss out on next season's Champions League. They're 7th in the table, four points adrift of the top four.

Muthoot Finance chairman MG George passes away at 71 in freak accident in Delhi; police says no foul play
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Muthoot Finance chairman MG George passes away at 71 in freak accident in Delhi; police says no foul play

The Delhi Police said they were informed on Friday night that George was admitted to a hospital after falling from the fourth floor of his home and was later declared dead

JEE Main Result 2021: NTA releases final answer key for Feb exam at jeemain.nta.nic.in
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JEE Main Result 2021: NTA releases final answer key for Feb exam at jeemain.nta.nic.in

The official JEE Main answer key has been released in the PDF format. Candidates can access the page directly by clicking here.

LaLiga: Atletico Madrid denied derby win over Real Madrid by Karim Benzema's late equaliser
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LaLiga: Atletico Madrid denied derby win over Real Madrid by Karim Benzema's late equaliser

Luis Suarez's flicked finish early in the first half looked to be enough to give Atletico a crucial win that would have put them eight points clear of their opponents, with a game in hand.

Assam polls 2021: AJP releases 2nd list of 50 candidates; chief Lurinjyoti Gogoi to contest from Naharkatia, Duliajan
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Assam polls 2021: AJP releases 2nd list of 50 candidates; chief Lurinjyoti Gogoi to contest from Naharkatia, Duliajan

The AJP has joined hands with jailed anti-CAA activist Akhil Gogoi's party, Raijor Dal, with the aim of ousting the BJP-led ruling coalition

Andrey Rublev beats Marton Fucsovics in Rotterdam final to win fourth title in seven months
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Andrey Rublev beats Marton Fucsovics in Rotterdam final to win fourth title in seven months

Since September Andrey Rublev has won titles in Hamburg, St Petersburg and Vienna, and was on the Russian team which won the non-ranking ATP Cup last month.

Premier League: Manchester United end rivals City's winning streak; Liverpool slump to sixth straight home loss
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Premier League: Manchester United end rivals City's winning streak; Liverpool slump to sixth straight home loss

United ruined City's 28-game unbeaten run in all competitions thanks to an early penalty from Bruno Fernandes and Luke Shaw's second-half strike at the Etihad Stadium.

NBA All-Star Game: Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons may miss game after barber tests positive for COVID
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NBA All-Star Game: Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons may miss game after barber tests positive for COVID

Philadelphia’s Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons may be unable to play in Sunday’s All-Star Game in Atlanta because of a coronavirus contact tracing issue

Swiss voters appear to narrowly back proposal to ban face coverings in public, projects national broadcaster
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Swiss voters appear to narrowly back proposal to ban face coverings in public, projects national broadcaster

If implemented, the measure will outlaw covering one's face in public places like restaurants, sports stadiums, public transport or simply walking in the street

NBA All-Star Game 2021: As Team LeBron takes on Team Durant, all you need to know
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NBA All-Star Game 2021: As Team LeBron takes on Team Durant, all you need to know

In a few hours from now, at Atlanta’s State Farm Arena the heavily-stacked Team LeBron will tip off against the equally fearsome Team Durant. Here’s all you need to know about the 2021 NBA All-Star Game:

Roll back Donald Trump's 'dangerous practice' of showing Taiwan support, China tells Joe Biden administration
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Roll back Donald Trump's 'dangerous practice' of showing Taiwan support, China tells Joe Biden administration

The United States has no official relations with Taiwan but extensive informal ties. Trump irked Beijing by sending Cabinet officials to visit Taiwan in a show of support

India vs England: R Ashwin, Axar Patel getting 59 wickets will 'hurt for a while', says visitors coach Chris Silverwood
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India vs England: R Ashwin, Axar Patel getting 59 wickets will 'hurt for a while', says visitors coach Chris Silverwood

Having started off with a big win on a flat deck in Chennai, the visitors stumbled on the turners as Ashwin (32 wickets) and Axar (27 wickets) clinically decimated the English batsmen who were more troubled by the straighter deliveries.

Swiss Open: World champion PV Sindhu finishes with silver after straight games defeat to Carolina Marin
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Swiss Open: World champion PV Sindhu finishes with silver after straight games defeat to Carolina Marin

The 25-year-old Indian, who had won the coveted World Championship gold medal here in 2019, couldn't match the speed and accuracy of Marin during her 12-21, 5-21 defeat in the final that lasted only 35 minutes.

Dubai Championships: Elina Svitolina says drop in WTA prize money hits her motivation
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Dubai Championships: Elina Svitolina says drop in WTA prize money hits her motivation

The total prize money on offer in Dubai this year has gone down to $18,35,490 compared to $27,94,840 last season, with the singles champion set to take home $2,21,500 instead of the $6,96,860 paycheck

IPL 2021, Rajasthan Royals: All you need to know about squad and full schedule
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IPL 2021, Rajasthan Royals: All you need to know about squad and full schedule

Sanju Samson's Rajasthan Royals will open the campaign in the new season against Punjab Kings on 12 April in Mumbai.

Assembly Elections 2021 updates: PM Modi vows 'poribartan' in Bengal; Kerala known for corruption under LDF, claims Shah
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Assembly Elections 2021 updates: PM Modi vows 'poribartan' in Bengal; Kerala known for corruption under LDF, claims Shah

Kerala Assembly Elections 2021 Live Updates: The Union Home Minister also slammed the Left-led ruling alliance LDF and the Congress-led alliance UDF over corruption cases during their regimes in the state