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From PM Modi's Diwali celebration to India's T20 win over Afghanistan, here are top stories

PM Modi likely to celebrate Diwali with soldiers

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PM Modi likely to celebrate Diwali with soldiers

PM Modi has been celebrating Diwali with the Indian soldiers ever since he took the office of the Prime Minister in 2014. The PM’s J&K visit comes amid a protracted encounter with terrorists in the Poonch district for the past 24 days. The Prime Minister had last visited Rajouri in 2019 when he celebrated Diwali with the soldiers. READ

South African writer wins Booker

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South African writer wins Booker

Damon Galgut had been British bookmakers' runaway favourite to win the 50,000-pound ($69,000) prize with his story of a troubled Afrikaner family and its broken promise to a Black employee, a tale that reflects bigger themes in South Africa's transition from apartheid.  READ

China continues to provoke India: US

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China continues to provoke India: US

The Pentagon said despite the ongoing diplomatic and military dialogues to reduce border tensions, China has continued "taking incremental and tactical actions" to press its claims at the LAC. READ

 

India celebrates Diwali

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India celebrates Diwali

On the eve of the 'festival of lights', various monuments across the country have been illuminated with colourful lighting. READ

T20 World Cup: Team India beat Afghanistan

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T20 World Cup: Team India beat Afghanistan

Team India lit up Abu Dhabi with a stunning display of power-hitting to post 210/2 as Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul played innings of 74 and 69, respectively. And in reply, Afghanistan never looked like chasing it down, finishing on 144/7, still 66 runs short. READ

 

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