The death toll in rain-related incidents in the northern state of Uttarakhand climbed to at least 23 over the last two days. As many as 13 deaths were reported from Nainital district on Tuesday.
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Hundreds of people are believed to be stranded in an exclusion zone on the border between Poland and Belarus. DW's Jack Parrock met with migrants freezing in the forest and local volunteers trying to help. Thousands of people protested in Warsaw on Sunday against pushbacks of migrants and asylum-seekers at the Polish-Belarusian border. Demonstrators marched through the Polish capital holding signs with messages such as, "Stop torture at the border," "Nobody is illegal," and "How many bodies lie in the forest?"
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AICC General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra announced to reserve 40% party tickets for women for the 2022 Assembly election in Uttar Pradesh; The army appealed to the locals of Poonch to return to their homes on Tuesday evening as forces began preparations to intensify their operation against militants. All this and more news at 9 PM
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North Korea test fired a ballistic missile into the sea, according to the South Korean military. In recent weeks North Korea tested a long range cruise missile, sparking global concern.
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A verified Twitter handle that goes by the name Bangladesh Hindu Unity Council has been suspended by Twitter on account of being fake. The @UnityCouncilBD account was verified by Twitter and had over 27,000 followers and was cited widely in news reports.
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South Korea has dominated the Olympic sport of short track speed skating for decades, but there is a dark side to that success. A KSOC report earlier this week detailed 124 assault cases in the last five years – 16 cases of sexual violence and two coaches who abused minors.
Amid the Taliban surge in different parts of Afghanistan, the Indian Airforce had evacuated around 50 consulate staffers and security personals from Mazar-e-Sharif, a couple of days before the city was..
PM Modi held a high-level meeting to discuss the situation in Afghanistan this evening; S Jaishankar thanked allies whose cooperation and facilitation made the evacuation of the Indian Ambassador and..