• Rahul lives in a bubble in Delhi, hope he wakes up: Kushboo

    Rahul lives in a bubble in Delhi, hope he wakes up: Kushboo
    Published Date : 21-Oct-2020 10:45:30IST

    Actor-turned-politician Kushboo Sundar has said that the appeasement politics in the Congress and the “bubble around Rahul Gandhi” led her to join BJP. She said she expected Gandhi to wake up to the discontent among party functionaries. She said Gandhi has built a bubble around himself, and people who are allowed to enter it, tell him that everything is fine.

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  • Kushboo apologises for calling Congress ‘mentally retarded’

    Kushboo apologises for calling Congress ‘mentally retarded’
    Published Date : 15-Oct-2020 4:49:44IST

    BJP leader Kushboo Sundar has apologised for calling the Congress as a party with “mentally retarded” people after she quit the Congress to join the BJP. She said, “I’m terribly sorry for the incorrect use of a couple of phrases in a moment of hastiness, deep distress and anguish.” This comes after disability rights groups registered police complaints against her.

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  • Gandhis need to come out of bubble they built, says Kushboo

    Gandhis need to come out of bubble they built, says Kushboo
    Published Date : 14-Oct-2020 3:38:51IST

    Days after she resigned from the Congress and joined the BJP, actor-turned-politician Kushboo Sundar said, “The Gandhis have to come out of the bubble they have built for themselves.” Kushboo added, “They will not find themselves in opposition also…Forget ruling the country…They are living under a false hope that they will be in opposition all the while.”

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  • I took something, felt like Superman: Trump post COVID-19 recovery

    I took something, felt like Superman: Trump post COVID-19 recovery
    Published Date : 14-Oct-2020 3:37:08IST

    Talking about his COVID-19 treatment, US President Donald Trump said “I took something” and “felt like Superman”. “One great thing about being President, if you’re not feeling 100% you have more doctors than you thought existed in the world”, he said. Trump, who tested COVID-19 positive on October 1, returned to the campaign trail on Monday.

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  • Mumbai woman alleges rape in Hyd hotel by a man known to her friend

    Mumbai woman alleges rape in Hyd hotel by a man known to her friend
    Published Date : 14-Oct-2020 1:16:13IST

    A 23-year-old woman from Mumbai alleged that she was raped at a hotel in Banjara Hills in Hyderabad in June, police said. In her complaint, she stated that she was in Hyderabad to attend a birthday party of a friend. She alleged that at the hotel, where she was staying, she was raped by a man known to her friend.

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  • China to pay a big price for spreading COVID-19 globally: Trump

    China to pay a big price for spreading COVID-19 globally: Trump
    Published Date : 08-Oct-2020 3:31:20IST

    US President Donald Trump has said that COVID-19 was China’s fault and it will “pay a big price” for spreading the virus to the world. Trump’s comments came after he returned from a military hospital where he was being treated for COVID-19. Trump said that catching COVID-19 was a “blessing from God” as it educated him about potential treatments.

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  • White House releases photos of Trump working from hospital suite

    White House releases photos of Trump working from hospital suite
    Published Date : 04-Oct-2020 12:44:25IST

    The White House on Saturday released two pictures showing US President Donald Trump working from the presidential suite of Walter Reed Military Medical Center, where he was admitted for COVID-19 treatment. Trump also released a video from the hospital, saying that the next few days will be “the real test” of his treatment.

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  • Trump paid $70,000 to style his hair: Report claiming he paid $750 tax

    Trump paid $70,000 to style his hair: Report claiming he paid $750 tax
    Published Date : 28-Sep-2020 3:22:35IST

    The New York Times report, which claimed Donald Trump paid $750 in federal income taxes in both 2016 and 2017, said the US President paid $70,000 to style his hair. “Trump has written off as business expenses costs — including fuel and meals — associated with his aircraft, used to shuttle him among his various homes and properties,” it stated.

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  • It was a mistake: Cong leader Kavitha Reddy apologises to actress

    It was a mistake: Cong leader Kavitha Reddy apologises to actress
    Published Date : 06-Sep-2020 9:17:32IST

    Karnataka Congress leader Kavitha Reddy has apologised to actress Samyuktha Hegde and her friends after the latter released videos alleging that Reddy abused her for wearing workout clothes at a Bengaluru park. “I’ve always opposed Moral Policing. I realize my actions were construed as such,” Reddy tweeted. “An argument ended up in me reacting aggressively…it was a mistake,” Reddy added.

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  • Unlikely that COVID-19 vaccine will be ready in October: Fauci

    Unlikely that COVID-19 vaccine will be ready in October: Fauci
    Published Date : 04-Sep-2020 12:02:30IST

    America’s top infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci said it’s unlikely that a coronavirus vaccine will be available by October but it’s not impossible. “I think most of the people feel it’s going to be November, December,” Fauci added. Earlier, the US government had asked states to get ready to distribute a potential coronavirus vaccine by November 1.

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  • Won’t join global coronavirus vaccine effort led by WHO: US

    Won’t join global coronavirus vaccine effort led by WHO: US
    Published Date : 02-Sep-2020 11:37:47IST

    The US on Tuesday said that it will not join an international effort, COVAX, to develop and distribute coronavirus vaccine because it’s led by the World Health Organization (WHO). “We will not be constrained by multilateral organizations influenced by the corrupt WHO and China,” a spokesperson for the White House said. The US suspended funding to the WHO in April.

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  • US TV anchor’s praise of Trump in Hindi backfires

    US TV anchor’s praise of Trump in Hindi backfires
    Published Date : 27-Aug-2020 8:49:32IST

    A TV host, Tomi Lahren, accidentally called the US president an idiot. In a video posted online she says, “President Trump is wise like an owl, or as you say in Hindi, wise like an ullu.” But, in Hindi the word is used for someone who is an idiot. Since then, a comedian Ali-Asgar Abedi has said he pranked Lahren, using an app called Cameo which allows people to pay celebs to say anything they are told. “I waged $85 that a prominent Trump supporter wouldn’t bother researching what ‘ulloo’ meant”, he said.

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  • 85,000 ‘Dignity Houses’ to be given to beneficiaries in Hyd: T’gana

    85,000 ‘Dignity Houses’ to be given to beneficiaries in Hyd: T’gana
    Published Date : 27-Aug-2020 12:04:04IST

    Telangana government on Wednesday said that it will hand over 85,000 ‘Dignity Houses’ to the beneficiaries in Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation area by December 2020. Minister for Municipal Administration and Urban Development KT Rama Rao claimed that no metro city in India has constructed such a large number of these houses under any program.

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  • 30 lakh women to get house sites worth Rs 22,000 crore in Andhra

    30 lakh women to get house sites worth Rs 22,000 crore in Andhra
    Published Date : 26-Aug-2020 3:52:23IST

    Andhra Pradesh CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has announced that house sites worth ₹22,000 crore will be registered in the name of 30 lakh women belonging to weaker sections. Reddy directed officials to complete the process related to layouts, markings and lottery to select beneficiaries. He asked to focus on layouts which are not done properly and plant saplings there.

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  • Rushing out a COVID-19 vaccine could affect testing of others: Fauci

    Rushing out a COVID-19 vaccine could affect testing of others: Fauci
    Published Date : 25-Aug-2020 12:38:03IST

    Top US infectious diseases expert Anthony Fauci has warned that rushing out a COVID-19 vaccine before it has been proved safe and effective will affect testing of other vaccines. “One of the potential dangers if you prematurely let a vaccine out is that it would make it difficult…for the other vaccines to enrol people in their trial,” he said.

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