Al Qaeda’s presence in Afghanistan is very much alive and thriving as the US withdraws funding and troops. CNN’s Nick Paton Walsh reports that the reason the US came to Afghanistan may one day be the reason they have to come back. Watch more: Ex-US general says the US may regret pulling troops from Afghanistan.
National security adviser Jake Sullivan tells CNN’s Dana Bash that President Biden believes the United States accomplished its goal of degrading Al Qaeda and that the time is right to leave Afghanistan.
Actor and BJP leader Mithun Chakraborty was on Wednesday questioned by the Kolkata Police over a controversial speech while campaigning during West Bengal assembly polls. The questioning was held virtually after an FIR was registered in Maniktala against Chakraborty.
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Yesterday, chaos broke out in the Pakistan National Assembly over the government's budget proposals. A video of the incident has emerged where the members of the treasury benches were seen vilifying other parliamentarians. The proceedings of the lower house were adjourned by the Speaker after the incident.
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At least 20 persons were killed in lightning strikes across three districts of south Bengal on Monday. The state disaster management said nine people died each in Murshidabad and Hooghly districts and two died in the Purba Medinipur district.
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Congress MP and party's state chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury cast his vote at a polling booth in Murshidabad on April 29. The eighth and final phase of West Bengal Assembly elections is underway. The result of the elections will be declared on May 02.
4 districts of Kerala - Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, Ernakulam and Malappuram - are entering a triple lockdown from tomorrow, that is May 16th. A strategic triple lockdown is designed to ensure disease does not spread in the district by monitoring the restrictions strictly at 3 levels.
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Union Health Ministry on May 05 informed that Bengaluru reported around 1.49 lakh cases in last one week is an area of concern. "There are some areas of concern. Bengaluru reported around 1.49 lakh cases in last one week. Chennai reported 38,000 cases. Some districts have recorded further and speedy COVID cases, these include Kozhikode, Ernakulam, Gurgram," informed Lav Agarwal, Joint Secretarty in the Union Health Ministry.
PM Modi congratulated new Israeli PM Naftali Bennett and conveyed gratitude to osted former PM Benjamin Netanyahu after Israel is set to see a regime change after 12 years; LJP's Chirag Paswan on Monday went to meet party lawmaker and his uncle Pashupati Kumar Paras in New Delhi after a revolt within his party; Days after resigning from Telangana Rashtra Samithi, former Telangana Health Minister Etela Rajender joined the Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday. This and more news at 2 PM.
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National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrested nine Al-Qaeda terrorists from West Bengal and Kerala. Leu Yean Ahmed and Abu Sufiyan from West Bengal and Mosaraf Hossen and Murshid Hasan from Kerala are..