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    The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Friday it was aware of more than 700 global cases of monkeypox, including 21 in the United States
    ​​ The CBI has stumbled upon two payments of over Rs 68.8 crore and Rs 292 crore to arrested ABIL chairman Avinash Bhosale's companies made by Radius Developers, whose owner Sanjay Chhabaria was recently arrested in the case, they said.

    Now, the six-member SIT (earlier it had three members) will have a new chairman, Inspector General of Police (IGP) Jaskaran Singh, and two new members, including Assistant Inspector General AGTF Gurmeet Singh Chauhan and Mansa Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Gaurav Toora.

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    India reported 2,706 new cases of COVID-19, 2,070 recoveries, and 25 deaths in the last 24 hours. The active caseload currently stands at 17,698. Total number of tests done during the previous day 2,7...
    ( Originally published on 2022-06-29 13:16:36 )