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News18 Evening Digest: Did Choksi Make Political Deal to Play Victim?; Monsoon Likely to Hit Indian Coast by Tomorrow and Other Stories

Mehul Choksi was captured in Dominica earlier this week after going missing from the Caribbean nation of Antigua.

Mehul Choksi was captured in Dominica earlier this week after going missing from the Caribbean nation of Antigua.

Here are the stories for today: Did Choksi Make Political Deal to Play Victim? 'Mystery Plane' Raises Heat Amid Arrest Row; Tarun Tejpal Case: Dissecting Evidence Beyond The Language Of Sexism; In Severe Tooth Ache, Patient Stabs Dentist for Not Examining Him First in UP's Dadri; Saline Gargle For RT-PCR Test, And All Other Ways To Check For Covid In India; Anushka Sharma Crashes Virat Kohli's Q&A Session With Fans, Asks About Her Headphones; UP Covid Patient's Body Thrown in River, Passerby Shoots Shocking Video

Did Choksi Make Political Deal to Play Victim? ‘Mystery Plane’ Raises Heat Amid Arrest Row

Antigua Prime Minister Gaston Browne in a fresh statement to CNN-News18 has hit out at the opposition United Progressive Party for accusing him of leaving a citizen of Antigua and Barbuda, high and dry after his disappearance and subsequent arrest in Dominica. READ MORE

Monsoon Likely to Hit Indian Coast by Tomorrow, Says IMD, Average Rains Expected

Monsoon rains are likely to hit India’s southern coast around May 31, in line with typical patterns, the state-run India Meteorological Department said in its latest forecast on Sunday. READ MORE 
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Saline Gargle For RT-PCR Test, And All Other Ways To Check For Covid In India

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Tarun Tejpal Case: Dissecting Evidence Beyond The Language Of Sexism

This is a case that had captured public attention in 2013 and the years that have followed due to the high-profile nature of the accused and the seriousness of the allegations made. The incident was reported when the country was seething with anger post the Nirbhaya case in 2012. READ MORE

UP Covid Patient’s Body Thrown in River, Passerby Shoots Shocking Video

In shocking visuals from Uttar Pradesh, the body of a Covid patient was being thrown in a river, where thousands of bodies were buried in shallow graves by the river Ganga. READ MORE

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