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WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Aug 11, 2018, 09:12 AM(IST)

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Monsoon session: Most productive for Lok Sabha since 2000

The Monsoon session of Parliament, which ended on Friday, was the "most productive" for Lok Sabha since 2000, a think tank has said.

White House hits back at former Trump aide who branded him 'racist'

The White House hit back angrily Friday against accusations by an African-American former employee that President Donald Trump is a racist who repeatedly used the N-word during the making of his reality TV show.

'Can make a better Rafale,give me contract': Congress MP Sunil Jakhar

The Rafale fighter jet deal will end up in arbitration, which will be the biggest arbitration case after the one on the Bhopal gas tragedy, Congress MP Sunil Jakhar claimed on Friday.

Chines military tells US military plane flying over South China Sea to 'leave immediately'

A US military plane was issued a series of warnings from Chinese military as it was flying close to the disputed territory over the South China Sea.

US jury orders Monsanto pay $290mn to cancer patient in weed killer trial

A California jury on Friday ordered chemical giant Monsanto to pay nearly $290 million for failing to warn a dying groundskeeper that its weed killer Roundup might cause cancer.


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