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Latest News, Live Updates Today May 20, 2024: Iran asked for assistance over Raisi's helicopter crash, says US

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Latest news on May 20, 2024: An Iraqi soldier stands guard next candles list by people paying their respects to Iran's late president Ebrahim Raisi outside the Iranian embassy in Baghdad
Latest news on May 20, 2024: An Iraqi soldier stands guard next candles list by people paying their respects to Iran's late president Ebrahim Raisi outside the Iranian embassy in Baghdad

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May 20, 2024 11:37 PM IST

World News Live Updates: Iran asked for assistance over Raisi's helicopter crash, says US

  • "I'm not going to get into the details, but we were asked by the Iranian government for assistance," State Department spokesman Matthew Miller told.
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May 20, 2024 11:25 PM IST

World News Live Updates: Joe Biden slams 'outrageous' ICC bid to arrest Israeli leaders amid war

  • Antony Blinken separately warned that efforts to secure a ceasefire in Israel's war on Hamas in Gaza could be harmed by the move by the Hague-based court.
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May 20, 2024 11:20 PM IST

World News Live Updates: ICC prosecutor's move absurd, comparison to Hamas shameful: Israel PM Netanyahu

  • Benjamin Netanyahu referred to the ICC prosecutor's move as a new kind of antisemitism.
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May 20, 2024 10:59 PM IST

Cities Live Updates: BJP’s Purvanchal wing flays Khaira over UP, Bihar remarks

  • Mishra described this as a “manifestation of the divisive thinking prevalent within the Congress party”, which aims to fracture communities
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May 20, 2024 10:59 PM IST

Cities Live Updates: Ludhiana: Woman loses ₹50,000 to snatcher

  • A woman lost her purse containing 50,000 in cash to a snatcher in Model Town on Sunday. The police lodged an FIR against an unidentified accused. The accused was captured in the CCTVs installed near the spot.
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May 20, 2024 10:58 PM IST

India News Live Updates: Char Dham Yatra 2024: Offline registration suspended till May 31 amid tourist surge

  • The Haridwar Police have announced a temporary suspension of offline registration for the Char Dham Yatra.
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May 20, 2024 10:58 PM IST

Cities Live Updates: Ludhiana: Woman loses ₹50,000 to snatcher

  • A woman lost her purse containing 50,000 in cash to a snatcher in Model Town on Sunday. The police lodged an FIR against an unidentified accused. The accused was captured in the CCTVs installed near the spot.
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May 20, 2024 10:57 PM IST

Cities Live Updates: Ludhiana: In scorching heat, newborn girl found abandoned on factory roof

  • Labourer Aruna Devi, who noticed the newborn, stated that she looked for the mother of the newborn for a while and later informed the police, when she found no one around
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May 20, 2024 10:54 PM IST

Cities Live Updates: PSPCL lineman, ex-sarpanch held for accepting ₹12k bribe

  • The spokesperson of the state VB said this case has been registered following a complaint lodged by a retired assistant sub-inspector (ASI) Balwinder Singh, a resident of Guru Nanak Nagar Colony, Khanna, on the anti-corruption action line.
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May 20, 2024 10:54 PM IST

India News Live Updates: HD Kumaraswamy appeals to nephew Prajwal, facing sexual assault charges, says…

  • There are three cases of sexual assault registered by three women against Prajwal Revanna, the NDA's Hassan Lok Sabha candidate who is at large
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May 20, 2024 10:49 PM IST

India News Live Updates: ‘Delhi ministers spreading lies…I will take you to court’: Swati Maliwal hits back at AAP

  • Swati Maliwal has accused Arvind Kejriwal's personal aide, Bibhav Kumar, of physical assault.
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May 20, 2024 10:47 PM IST

Cities Live Updates: 3 arrested for helping 20 criminals flee abroad

  • Two immigration agents from Delhi are among the three accused, say the police. Among the escapees are dreaded gangster Gopi Nawanshahria, a close associate of Pakistan-based terrorist Harvinder, alias Rinda, Sukhjit Singh of Sangrur and Gurpreet Singh from Ludhiana.
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May 20, 2024 10:29 PM IST

World News Live Updates: Shani Louk's dad pays heartbreaking tribute as she is laid to rest in Israel: ‘In your death you became a symbol’

  • Shani Louk, an Israeli woman who was killed by Hamas and paraded half-naked on October 7 last year, has been laid to rest in Israel.
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May 20, 2024 10:06 PM IST

Cities Live Updates: Women fulfil their duty: at home, work and at booth

  • From young first timers, to businesswomen and those from rural areas - all waited in line at their respective polling booths.
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May 20, 2024 9:59 PM IST

India News Live Updates: Sambit Patra gaffe on Lord Jagannath triggers a row; Naveen Patnaik condemns it

  • Sambit Patra later said it was a “slip of tongue” and asked chief minister Naveen Patnaik not to make an issue out of a non-existent issue
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May 20, 2024 9:57 PM IST

Cities Live Updates: Fate of Kaushambi candidates sealed in EVMs, 52.79% polling recorded

  • After the completion of the polling for Kaushambi Lok Sabha seat on Monday evening, EVMs were deposited in Naveen Mandi located in Osa
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May 20, 2024 9:50 PM IST

World News Live Updates: Amal Clooney instrumental in ICC arrest warrants for Israeli PM Netanyahu and Hamas leader Sinwar

  • Amal Clooney is one of the expert Panel members who advised ICC's prosecutor Karim Khan on seeking these arrest warrants.
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May 20, 2024 9:40 PM IST

India News Live Updates: Pune Porsche deaths: Police move higher court for trying accused minor as adult| Top updates

  • The court's decision to grant the youngster bail on the same day while asking him to write an essay on road accidents has drawn criticism.
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May 20, 2024 9:39 PM IST

Cities Live Updates: West Champaran: Three-time BJP MP relies on Modi factor in fourth bid

  • Sanjay Jaiswal has won the West Champaran seat thrice since 2009. His father late Madan Prasad Jaiswal won the erstwhile Bettiah Lok Sabha seat thrice, in 1996, 1998 and 1999.
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May 20, 2024 9:26 PM IST

World News Live Updates: Who is Attilio Brillembourg? Man with ties to European royalty goes missing in California

  • Attilio Brillembourg was last seen in Malibu, California over the weekend, and a search has been launched by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Office.
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May 20, 2024 9:26 PM IST

India News Live Updates: Odisha CM slams BJP's Sambit Patra for calling Lord Jagannath ‘bhakt’ of Modi, Kejriwal calls it ‘height of arrogance’

  • Sambit Patra, the BJP candidate from Puri, clarified that his comment was a slip of the tongue and asked Odisha chief minister not to make an issue out of it.
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May 20, 2024 9:22 PM IST

World News Live Updates: Ebrahim Raisi’s death complicates political road map of Iranian extremist faction: Iran expert Vali Nasr

  • Top Iran expert Vali Nasr said that contrary to widely held perceptions that saw it as just a totalitarian dictatorship, the Iranian polity was complex
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May 20, 2024 9:18 PM IST

India News Live Updates: ‘Arvind Kejriwal a shameless person’: Amit Shah at Delhi rally

  • Union home minister Amit Shah said Congress would not be seen even with the help of binoculars after Lok Sabha elections
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May 20, 2024 8:46 PM IST

Cities Live Updates: Long use of mobile phones leading to hearing disorders: PGIMER

  • Otolaryngologist Dr Sanjay Munjal stressed that children should not use gadgets for more than an hour a day. His department offers various therapies, including speech stimulation, and they have submitted a project to the ICMR for a comprehensive study on this matter.
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May 20, 2024 8:39 PM IST

India News Live Updates: BJP files complaint with EC over alleged attack on Kangana Ranaut in Himachal's Spiti

  • The BJP accused the local Congress party unit of a premeditated plan to disrupt the procession in which Kangana Ranaut was participating.
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