Maldives opposition calls for Indian intervention as president imposes emergency rule

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23 May 2018
@statedeptspox: @VP Pence is on his way to Japan to lead the US Presidential Delegation to the Winter Olympics in Korea to demonstrate US commitment to the universal values of the Olympic games and the values that they promote.
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Taiwan's premier says 2 killed, 144 injured in earthquake striking east coast city of Hualien.
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Two dead, over 100 injured in Taiwan quake, government says
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After a magnitude-6.4 earthquake, Taiwan's official Central News Agency reported that the ground floor of a hotel caved in and people were believed to be trapped inside.
Building partially collapses after earthquake of magnitude 6.4 in Hualien, Taiwan3 month ago
Building partially collapses after earthquake of magnitude 6.4 in Hualien, Taiwan
6.4 quake at Taiwan near Hualien. Building collapses reported. Pic: Liberty Times3 month ago
6.4 quake at Taiwan near Hualien. Building collapses reported. Pic: Liberty Times
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In Astana, nearly 400 construction workers of the Abu Dhabi Plaza commercial center project held a rally to protest their lay-off, claiming that they received no severance pay or advance notification
30 reported to be trapped inside a collapsed hotel on the east coast of Taiwan after 6.4-magnitude earthquake3 month ago
30 reported to be trapped inside a collapsed hotel on the east coast of Taiwan after 6.4-magnitude earthquake
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Taiwan Earthquake - Magnitude: 6.4 - Off east coast near Hualien - Hotel partially collapses - Other buildings also damaged - Reports of multiple injuries - No tsunami threat
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Maldives Supreme Court revokes an order to release nine high-profile political prisoners, reports PTI
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Strong earthquake hits just off the coast of northeast Taiwan
AVIC Chengdu Aircraft Design Institute's new drone, fly wing configuration
Vikas, a criminal with Rs 50,000 reward on his head has been killed by Police in an encounter in Muzaffarnagar. Two police personnel also injured
The Trump administration is leaving open the possibility of a meeting this week at the Winter Olympics between the @VP and DPRK officials
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India says Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in Rajouri
Head of North Korean delegation hails good weather for PyeongChang
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Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Prisons S K Mishra says he orders inquiry into escape of Pakistani terrorist Mohammed Naveed Jutt. SrinagarTerrorAttack
Porsche pummeled, Corvettes crushed as Philippines' Duterte shows he's tough on tax-dodging3 month ago
Porsche pummeled, Corvettes crushed as Philippines' Duterte shows he's tough on tax-dodging
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Five more security personnel injured in two blasts that occurred inside Assam Rifles Transit Camp near Khuman Lampak Main Stadium in Imphal West
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We don't have animosity towards Pakistan. Pakistan must end enmity with Afghanistan, @ashrafghani says
Fire breaks out at Orchard Towers bar in Singapore; 60 people evacuated3 month ago
Fire breaks out at Orchard Towers bar in Singapore; 60 people evacuated
Two blasts occur inside Assam Rifles Transit Camp near Khuman Lampak Main Stadium in Imphal West; Four security personnel injured in the blast.
Myanmar policeman who arrested Reuters reporters tells court he burnt his notes
2.6-magnitude quake detected in North Korea in aftermath of September nuke test
India pledges $31m for the implementation of 108 projects in Afghanistan3 month ago
India pledges $31m for the implementation of 108 projects in Afghanistan
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The arrest of the Supreme Court Chief Justice and political figures are also reasons for concern. Government continues to carefully monitor the situation: Indian MEA
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We are disturbed by the declaration of a State of Emergency in Maldives following the refusal of the Govt to abide by the unanimous ruling of the full bench of the Supreme Court on 1 February, and also by the suspension of Constitutional rights of the people of Maldives: MEA
Pence heads to Olympics leaving open chance of talks with North Korea officials
Philippines National Police chief wants more SAF troopers deployed in Bilibid
Gurdaspur: Border Security Force seized a huge cache of arms and ammunition from the area of Border Out Post Shikar in Dera Baba Nanak sector; 3 AK-47 rifles along with 6 magazines and 150 cartridges, 2 pistols and 100 cartridges and 6 hand grenades seized
@VP and @SecondLady just arrived Yokota Air Base, Japan
North Korea 'possibly' behind Coincheck hack - sources
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Overnight markets. Hong Kong -5%, Frankfurt -4%, London -4%, Paris -3%, Tokyo -5%
Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj received by Saudi officials and Indian Ambassador Ahmad Javed on her arrival in Riyadh for Janadriyah festival
North Korea warns South, US against resumption of joint military drill North Korea US South Korea military
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Scale and complexity of terror threat to Southeast Asia growing: ASEAN
Asean foreign ministers look forward to safe repatriation of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar3 month ago
Asean foreign ministers look forward to safe repatriation of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar
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Taiwan brushes off concern about stranded citizens amid China route row
Philippines signs $233 million helicopter deal with Canada to fight rebels
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Rebels attack police, free Lashkar militant in Kashmir, 2 policemen dead
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Maldives president says judges were plotting to overthrow him
By boat, North Korean musicians arrive in South for Olympic gig
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Maldives president says emergency decree is to investigate "this plot, this coup" of Supreme Court ruling
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The second policeman injured in the firing at SMHS Hospital has also succumbed to his injuries. He has been identified as Constable Babar Ahmad from Anantnag in South Kashmir
President Duterte on human rights: You don't go to war without losing lives. Tell me what is wrong with saying, "If you destroy my country, I will kill you." Akala mo I will let you live? You're dreaming
President Rodrigo Duterte on his six-month deadline to eradicate drugs: It was a promise which turned out to be a fiasco. I did not expect the magnitude, contamination — even in government | @ClaireJiao
Duterte: I do not have the obligation to lie to anybody. So why would I lie?
Two North Korea taekwondo athletes part of North's women's hockey staff
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Rajya Sabha adjourned till 3 PM following noisy Oppn protests over their voice being "muzzled" in the House
Gordon: House, not Senate, should probe Duterte's wealth
Mardan police has arrested the killer of Asma, a little girl who was killed last month in Mardan. DNA of one suspected Person matched in forensic Lab test
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Maldives opposition calls for Indian intervention as president imposes emergency rule
DPRK gives high-profile seeing off for art troupe to perform in South Korea during PyeongChang Olympics
Duterte to gov't execs: Take economy class for official trips
US Vice President Mike Pence heads to the Winter Olympics but says North Korea should "end its developments and possession of nuclear weapons"
Jammu-Srinagar National Highway blocked due to landslide at Ramban3 month ago
Jammu-Srinagar National Highway blocked due to landslide at Ramban
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KCNA: "U.S. financier Soros at a press conference held on the sidelines of an international conference said that the U.S. is causing conflict with the DPRK while seeking a nuclear war against it, adding that the only way out is to recognize the DPRK as a nuclear weapons state."
Hyderabad: Four members of family allegedly commit suicide by jumping into Keesara lake. Investigation underway
Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi praised Syed Ali Shah Geelani and Burhan Wani in speech made to AJK Legislative Assembly on February 5 Kashmir Day
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Three children were killed in a grenade explosion in a private residence in Lianga town in Surigao del Sur.
Marawi siege veterans deployed to man Bilibid
US Navy P-8A 168997 TIGER12 departed Kadena at 0102z - South China Sea mission3 month ago
US Navy P-8A 168997 TIGER12 departed Kadena at 0102z - South China Sea mission
Reuters reporters arrested in Myanmar brought to court
Srinagar: Wreath laying ceremony of policeman Mushtaq Ahmed; he lost his life in shooting by a prisoner at Shri Maharaja Hari Singh hospital3 month ago
Srinagar: Wreath laying ceremony of policeman Mushtaq Ahmed; he lost his life in shooting by a prisoner at Shri Maharaja Hari Singh hospital
Duterte: That's the guarantee – no dictatorships, no extensions of term for me
The Philippine Supreme Court approves a one-year extension of President Duterte's martial law decree covering the southern third of the country
Duterte: Scrap from destroyed luxury vehicles to be given out
Duterte: Much remains to be done in Customs
At least four people are killed and two more are missing after Indonesia's capital region is hit by severe flooding and landslides
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Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong, 2 others freed after winning appeal against prison sentence
Delhi: Doctors march from AIIMS hospital to Parliament in protest against National Medical Commission Bill3 month ago
Delhi: Doctors march from AIIMS hospital to Parliament in protest against National Medical Commission Bill
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KCNA: "The busy moves of the U.S. and the south Korean military warmongers are truly disgusting as they seek the resumption of the war exercises against the north behind the scene although they talk that they 'welcome 100 percent' the detente on the Korean Peninsula."
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KCNA: "At the instructions of the master, the south Korean military is trumpeting about 'carrying out as usual' the joint military exercises with the U.S."
Confirmed: Policeman lost his life in shooting by a prisoner at Shri Maharaja Hari Singh hospital in Srinagar3 month ago
Confirmed: Policeman lost his life in shooting by a prisoner at Shri Maharaja Hari Singh hospital in Srinagar
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Hundreds of Paktia residents stage protest against Pakistan security forces movements on Durand-line
Philippine President Duterte bans all foreign scientific exploration on a vast undersea plateau claimed by Manila, that China has completed its research there
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KCNA: "The confrontational remarks uttered by Song are senseless ones of a colonial stooge serving the U.S. and ridiculous rhetoric of a bete noire unaware of where he has to stand. Song should control his tongue, if he does not want to face a wretched fate."
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KCNA: "South Korean Defence Minister Song Yong Muis an imbecile enraging the whole nation by reeling off confrontational rhetoric."
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Leaders of South Korea, Estonia agree to boost ties, cooperation
20 smuggled vehicles to be destroyed at the Bureau of Customs. President Rodrigo Duterte will be here later
Korean Air Force plane in SingaporeAirshow catches fire after skidding and crashing into grass verge at Changi Airport runway3 month ago
Korean Air Force plane in #SingaporeAirshow catches fire after skidding and crashing into grass verge at Changi Airport runway
Photo of prisoner Naveed who escaped after firing at police protection party at Shri Maharaja Hari Singh hospital in Srinagar3 month ago
Photo of prisoner Naveed who escaped after firing at police protection party at Shri Maharaja Hari Singh hospital in Srinagar
Six detainee were being brought from Central Jail. Out of them, one snatched weapons from police and fired at the protection party. One policeman is critically injured and another is injured. The prisoner's name is Naveed. He is probably an outsider: SSP Srinagar Imtiaz Ismail Parray3 month ago
Six detainee were being brought from Central Jail. Out of them, one snatched weapons from police and fired at the protection party. One policeman is critically injured and another is injured. The prisoner's name is Naveed. He is probably an outsider: SSP Srinagar Imtiaz Ismail Parray
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Maldives' ex-president Nasheed urges India to intervene to resolve crisis
70-year-old man shot dead in Pagadian City
Fire broke out in New Dana Mandi, a vegetable market in Ludhiana3 month ago
Fire broke out in New Dana Mandi, a vegetable market in Ludhiana
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Militants fired shots at Shri Maharaja Hari Singh hospital in Srinagar when policemen were escorting a Pakistani prisoner Naveed. The prisoner escaped during the firing and militants fled the spot
Srinagar: 1 policeman killed, another injured during firing inside SMHS hospital. 2 (one Pakistani) among 6 militants who were brought for medical check-up escape in the melee3 month ago
Srinagar: 1 policeman killed, another injured during firing inside SMHS hospital. 2 (one Pakistani) among 6 militants who were brought for medical check-up escape in the melee
India increases LoC violations to divert attention from Kashmir movement: Mushahid
Two policemen injured after militants fired shots at Shri Maharaja Hari Singh hospital in Srinagar
Suspect in Sumbul's murder is recipient of pardon in murder of his wife Ghazala Javed and father-in-law
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Former leader, two Supreme Court judges arrested in Maldives
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Militant attack in SMHS Hospital in Srinagar
China's defense ministry dismissed claims that it has increased troops on its border with the DPRK, calling the reports 'untrue,' adding that China looks forward to the improvement of situation on the Korean Peninsula
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Singapore says no strong case to ban cryptocurrency trading
Chinese paper says diplomatic ties with Vatican inevitable
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Militants fired shots at Shri Maharaja Hari Singh hospital in Srinagar and fled the spot
Supreme Court of the Philippines affirms Duterte extension of martial law in Mindanao
UN General Assembly chair to visit South Korea for PyeongChang Olympics
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KCNA: "It is the only way for the U.S. and the world concord and peace to urgently detain Trump, who is putting the U.S. and the world in turmoil, in the isolated hospital of psychopaths."
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KCNA: "Dolt-like Trump should know that his backbone would be broken, to say nothing of 'bloody nose', and the empire of America would go to the hell and the short history of the U.S. would end forever, the moment he destroys even a single blade of grass on this land."
3 month ago
KCNA: "There is a foolish attempt to make pretence for provocation and pave the road for invasion ahead of conducting the military adventure 'bloody nose strategy' in the invectives of Trump recalling Bush's reckless remarks of 'axis of evil'."
3 month ago
KCNA: "No matter how desperately Trump may try to defame the dignified and just system in the DPRK with worst invectives, he can not deodorize nasty smell from his dirty body woven with frauds, sexual abuses and all other crimes nor keep the U.S. from rushing todestruction."
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KCNA: "In the recent 'State of the Union Address', old lunatic Trump said that the DPRK is threatening the U.S. mainland by 'reckless nuclear and missile pursuit'. Not content with slandering the DPRK, he took issue with the non-existent 'human rights'."
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India test-fires indigenously developed nuclear capable Agni-I ballistic missile off Odisha coast on Tuesday, Xinhua reports citing local media
3 month ago
KCNA: "What is more intolerable is the fact that Abe tries to make his participation in the Winter Olympics a good opportunity for forcing the south Korean authorities to implement the 'agreement' on the issue of sexual slavery for the Imperial Japanese Army."
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KCNA: "Abe is mulling attending the Winter Olympics in a bid to chill the warming climate of inter-Korean dialogue and turn the theatre of Olympics into the ground of confrontation between compatriots."
3 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 6km SW of Carasi, Philippines
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KCNA: "The art troupe will go to Wonsan by train and then visit south Korea aboard the ship 'Mangyongbong-92'."
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KCNA: "An art troupe of the DPRK led by Kwon Hyok Bong, department director of the Ministry of Culture, and Hyon Song Wol, head of the Samjiyon Orchestra, left here on Monday to give congratulatory performance for the 23rd Winter Olympics due in south Korea."
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KCNA: "Extending his heartfelt congratulations to Kim Jong Un and the friendly men and officers of the Korean People's Army on the occasion of Feb. 8, its 70th birthday, Bashar Al-Assad in the message wished him bigger success and the Korean people progress and powerfulness."
President Trump formally notifies Senate he's withdrawing nominations of K.T McFarland to be US Amb to Singapore and Kathleen Hartnett White to the Council on Environmental Quality. McFarland faced questions about her work with Gen Mike Flynn and Hartnett her views on climate change.
Chief of Uzbekistan National Security Service Rustam Inoyatov was fired3 month ago
Chief of Uzbekistan National Security Service Rustam Inoyatov was fired
US Air Force C-32A 99-0004 SAM406 Airborne from Joint Base Andrews - @VP Pence heading to South Korea
Mumbai: Fire broke out at slums near Laxmi Industrial Estate on Andheri - Kurla Road. 4 fire tenders at the spot.
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 35km SW of Pyu, Burma
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Army search operations underway in Pulwama, no encounter reported
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Army helicopter patrolling border areas of Rajouri after four soldiers lost their lives in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in BG sector yesterday
Sri Lanka wants a longer-time period to negotiate a free trade agreement with China as it is concerned about the economic impact of a rushed deal
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Jammu and Kashmir: Militants lob grenade at an Army camp in Pulwama's Kakpora, Army retaliated. No loss of life reported
"China's on the risethe SovietUnion of our time," warns @RepMcCaul of Beijing "suffocating freedom until its dying breath"
"Securing our nation at home requires protecting American strength abroad" per @RepMcCaul "In North Korea Kim Jung UN has marched down the path of nuclearization in the absence of American leadership"
Minister of State for IBNHandLH @Marriyum A said that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was all about the people and stressed the need for enhancing cultural collaboration between the two countries to familiarize them about the benefits the mega-economic initiative
3 month ago
Govt will strive to keep all Singaporeans together: PM Lee
Chinese national killed, another wounded in Karachi target killing3 month ago
Chinese national killed, another wounded in Karachi target killing
Traffic policemen booked over death of 20-year-old man in Islamabad
Hyderabad: 21-year-old student of BITS Pilani allegedly committed suicide in his hostel room
Army Chief General Bipin Rawat pays tribute to Captain Kapil Kundu at Delhi's Palam airport; Kundu lost his life in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in BG sector of Rajouri district yesterday3 month ago
Army Chief General Bipin Rawat pays tribute to Captain Kapil Kundu at Delhi's Palam airport; Kundu lost his life in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in BG sector of Rajouri district yesterday
China says to ban export of more dual-use goods to North Korea
Specialised ordnance disposal units have been deployed across South Waziristan, the military says, and the number of Taliban IEDs and mines cleared is "colossal"
Pakistan's military denies it ever laid any mines in South Waziristan, or anywhere in FATA. Privately, however, security officials say that when the war was at its peak, mines were often "sprinkled" on an emergency basis to fight Taliban advances
Suicide blast in Balochistan's Panjgur claims life, injures six
Two crew feared dead in Japan army helicopter crash
3 month ago
Singapore will wither if society is rigid and stratified by class, says PM Lee
3 month ago
Lashkar's Hindu militant charged with killing of 6 Kashmir policemen
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Koreas president Moon says PyeongChang Olympics will mark start of building peace in Asia
Fire broke out in an office in Gujarat International Finance Tec-City in Gandhinagar, six fire tenders were rushed to the spot. Fire under control
3 month ago
India says New Delhi's position on East Jerusalem remains consistent, very clear and independent. MEA says, the @UN vote on Jerusalem was very clear and stated India's position
Nawaz Sharif says he is disqualified from Pakistan but he still qualifies in Azad Kashmir and asked PM AJK Raja Farooq Haider that he should assign him some duty for the service of people of the valley
3 month ago
Foreign national shot dead in Karachi
Japanese army helicopter crashes, one death confirmed
South Korea says North stole cryptocurrency worth billions of won last year3 month ago
South Korea says North stole cryptocurrency worth billions of won last year
Philippines National Police Chief: Use of religious items in anti-drug campaign not theatrics
China advises its tourists to avoid Maldives till politics stabilise reports say
Pakistan has summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner to handover protest note as two people died due to unprovoked firing of Indian Army on LoC
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Anantnag police presented chargesheet against some militants who were involved in attack in South Kashmir which killed six policemen including an officer last yea
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At least six Tajik rebels have been killed as result of airstrikes in the Warduj district of northeastern Badakhshan province
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Kashmir issue is very crucial problem for the nation. Kashmir has never been so safe in the last 35 years. We handled the Kashmir issue very well: National President of Bharatiya Janata Party Amit Shah
3 month ago
South Korean appeals court orders the release of Samsung heir Lee Jae-Yong suspending his prison sentence after he spent a year in jail
China rebuffs U.S. criticism of relations with oil-rich Venezuela
4 people died in 53-vehicle pileup on freeway in SW China's Yunnan. Road was icy when accident occurred
Fake Indian currency notes of face value Indian rupees 1,94,000 recovered by 24 battalion of Border Security Force (BSF) in Malda's Sabdalpur
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