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Here are some of the best stories to start your day: On New Year’s Day, Israel and the Gaza Strip appear to be celebrating the moment with a pinch of rocket fire. After the Gaza Strip fired rockets a day earlier, the IDF launched strikes against militant targets in Hamas-ruled territory early on Sunday. Separately, a press report said the UK was planning to ease immigration rules for Indian citizens by planning to offer cheaper visas as part of the upcoming trade talks set to take place in New Delhi. . Meanwhile, three people were killed and four others were injured at a party in a indiscriminate shooting at a New Year’s Eve party in the United States.
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Israeli army, Gaza activists ‘celebrate’ New Year with rocket fire
According to the IDF, the attacks were aimed at destroying a rocket manufacturing plant and a Hamas military post. The military also blamed the militant group for any violence emerging from its territory.
In the United States, in a shooting at the New Year’s party, 3 dead and 4 injured
At the party, several people gathered. The incident occurred minutes before the end of 2021. During the Gulfport New Year’s Eve shooting, no arrests have been made so far. Investigators are still walking through the chaotic scene.
UK plans to relax visa rules for Indian citizens to secure trade deal: report
UK International Trade Secretary Anne-Marie Trevelyan will travel to Delhi this month for formal negotiations on the draft India-UK Free Trade Agreement (FTA). According to the Times newspaper, Trevelyan will use the visit to open the prospect of relaxing immigration rules for Indian citizens – a key demand from Delhi.
French Torche 874 cars on New Years Eve as part of a decades-old tradition
French authorities say there has been a drop in the number of cars set on fire this New Year’s Eve due to the Covid pandemic. Compared to the 874 cars set on fire at the end of 2021, New Year’s Eve 2019 saw 1,316 cars set on fire, the Interior Ministry said.
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