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Beijing, Almaty, Oslo shortlisted for 2022 Winter Games

IOC announced Beijing, Oslo and Almaty will contest the race to win the right to host the 2022 Winter Olympics. Photo: AFP/ File

Beijing, Oslo and Almaty will contest the race to win the right to host the 2022 Winter Olympics the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced Monday.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted the Indian diaspora in New York with a grand promise: “India will touch new heights.” The crowd of 20,000 Americans of Indian origin erupted in re

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