US House passes bill to make Washington DC the 51st state, tough Senate fight ahead \
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US House passes bill to make Washington DC the 51st state, tough Senate fight ahead

23-Apr-2021
Washington DC [US], April 23 (ANI): The House of Representatives voted Thursday (local time) on a bill that would admit Washington DC as the 51st state of the United States. The legislation passed along party lines with a vote of 216 (D) to 208 (R) with no Republicans voting in favour.
23-Apr-2021 World
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Shashi Tharoor tweets Sumitra Mahajan passes away; BJP says former LS speaker ‘absolutely fine’ \
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Shashi Tharoor tweets Sumitra Mahajan passes away; BJP says former LS speaker ‘absolutely fine’

23-Apr-2021
New Delhi [India], April 23 (ANI): Sumitra Mahajan is "absolutely fine", informed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) after Congress leader Shashi Tharoor mistakenly sent out a condolence message for the family of the former Lok Sabha speaker.
23-Apr-2021 National
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US to double public climate finance to developing countries by 2024 \
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US to double public climate finance to developing countries by 2024

23-Apr-2021
Washington [US], April 23 (ANI): The United States has said it intends to double public climate finance to developing countries by 2024.
23-Apr-2021 World
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West Bengal records 79.09 pc voter turnout in Phase-VI Assembly polls \
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West Bengal records 79.09 pc voter turnout in Phase-VI Assembly polls

22-Apr-2021
Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], April 22 (ANI): The sixth phase of West Bengal assembly polls was held peacefully with an estimated voter turnout of 79.09 per cent till 5 pm on Thursday, according to the Election Commission.
22-Apr-2021 National
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Will provide free COVID-19 vaccination to all above 18 yrs in Bengal after May 5: Mamata Banerjee \
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Will provide free COVID-19 vaccination to all above 18 yrs in Bengal after May 5: Mamata Banerjee

22-Apr-2021
Dakshin Dinajpur (West Bengal) [India], April 22 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said free COVID-19 vaccination will be provided to all above the age of 18 years in the state after May 5.
22-Apr-2021 Coronavirus
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US announces to cut greenhouse emissions in half by 2030 \
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US announces to cut greenhouse emissions in half by 2030

22-Apr-2021
Washington [US], April 22 (ANI): Laying out his vision for a greener economy, US President Joe Biden on Thursday announced that the United States would cut its greenhouse gas emissions by half by 2030 as part of the country's efforts to combat climate change.
22-Apr-2021 World
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West Bengal Phase-VI polls: 79.08 pc voter turnout till 6 pm \
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West Bengal Phase-VI polls: 79.08 pc voter turnout till 6 pm

22-Apr-2021
Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], April 22 (ANI): West Bengal recorded an approximate voter turnout of 79.08 per cent till 6 pm across 43 constituencies in four districts during the sixth phase of the state assembly polls, according to the Election Commission (EC).
22-Apr-2021 National
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Congress leader Renuka Chowdhury tests positive for COVID-19 \
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Congress leader Renuka Chowdhury tests positive for COVID-19

22-Apr-2021
New Delhi [India], April 22 (ANI): Senior Congress leader Renuka Chowdhury tested positive for coronavirus infection on Thursday.
22-Apr-2021 Coronavirus
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US Senate Committee approves bill countering China threat \
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US Senate Committee approves bill countering China threat

22-Apr-2021
Washington [US], April 22 (ANI): The US Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday (local time) passed sweeping legislation to push back on China on a number of issues, including human rights and its gross economic practices.
22-Apr-2021 World
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Sonia Gandhi urges Centre to re-evaluate COVID-19 vaccination policy \
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Sonia Gandhi urges Centre to re-evaluate COVID-19 vaccination policy

22-Apr-2021
New Delhi [India], April 22 (ANI): Congress Interim President Sonia Gandhi has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi alleging the new COVID-19 vaccination policy was not only 'discriminatory but also a complete abandonment of the youth' and urged the government to reverse the ill-considered decision.
22-Apr-2021 Coronavirus
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