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In Pakistan COVID-19 cases surges to 85, 246

June 4, 2020
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Pakistan on Thursday surpassed China, the first epicentre of the coronavirus, after a record 4,688 new cases were registered during the last 24 hours to take the tally to 85,246. China with 84,160 patients has been placed at 18th position, one step lower than Pakistan, according to the data of Johns Hopkins University. | Read more|

Cyclone Nisarga: 10 sailors rescued

June 3, 2020
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At least 10 sailors were rescued from a ship, which was stranded off the coast of Ratnagiri in Maharashtra due to high tide and heavy rains in the wake of cyclonic storm Nisarga on Wednesday, an official said. Heavy rains pounded Ratnagiri as Cyclone Nisarga made its landfall on Wednesday. | Read more|

Ambani nears deal with top GCC sovereign funds

June 3, 2020
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Three of the largest Middle Eastern sovereign wealth funds are in advanced talks to invest in Reliance Industries Ltd.'s digital arm, people familiar with the matter said, potentially adding to the roster of marquee investors that have piled into the business. | Read more|

Cyclone Nisarga lashes Mumbai

June 3, 2020
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Cyclone ‘Nisarga’ made landfall Wednesday south of India’s financial capital of Mumbai, with storm surge threatening to flood beaches and low-lying slums as city authorities struggle to contain the coronavirus pandemic. Live TV coverage showed inky black clouds framing the sea on India’s western coastline. Tree | Read more|

In India 8171 more COVID-19 cases

June 2, 2020
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The novel coronavirus death toll rose to 5,598 in India on Tuesday with 204 more fatalities, while 8,171 new cases took the number of infections to 1,98,706, the Health Ministry said. The active cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) climbed to 97,581 and as many as 95,526 people have recovered and one patient has | Read more|

Bihar govt closes migrants' registration for quarantine

June 2, 2020
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Migrant workers returning to Bihar will not have to undergo the mandatory 14-day institutional quarantine any more, as the movement of people has opened across the country, a state government official said on Tuesday, a move that can lead to further spurt in COVID-19 cases. | Read more|

Bihar govt closes migrants' registration for quarantine

June 2, 2020
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Migrant workers returning to Bihar will not have to undergo the mandatory 14-day institutional quarantine any more, as the movement of people has opened across the country, a state government official said on Tuesday, a move that can lead to further spurt in COVID-19 cases. | Read more|

In Assam 19 killed in landslides

June 2, 2020
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At least 19 people were killed and two others seriously injured in landslides triggered by incessant rains in south Assam's Barak valley districts of Hailakandi, Karimganj and Cachar on Tuesday morning, officials said. | Read more|

India records highest single-day spike of 7,964 Covid-19 cases

June 1, 2020
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The death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 4,971 and the number of cases climbed to 1,73,763 in the country registering a record single-day spike of 265 deaths and 7,964 cases till Saturday 8 am, according to the Union health ministry. India is the ninth worst-hit nation by the COVID-19 pandemic. | Read more|

Violent protests engulf US

June 1, 2020
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The US remained a tinderbox of anger and emotion as violent protests erupted for a sixth day across the country over the custodial killing of African-American George Floyd, resulting in the death of at least five people, the arrest of thousands and placing of curfew in nearly 40 cities, while forcing President Donald T | Read more|

Major combing operation launched along LoC

June 1, 2020
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Security forces on Monday launched a major combing operation in half-a-dozen hamlets along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district following inputs of an infiltration bid by a group of terrorists, officials said. The army and police launched a search and combing operation in six to seven hamlets alon | Read more|

Biggest single-day spike of 8,392 COVID-19 cases in India

June 1, 2020
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The death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 5,394 and the number of cases climbed to 1,90,535 in the country, which registered biggest single-day spikes of 230 deaths and 8,392 cases till Monday?8 am, according to the Union Health Ministry. India is the seventh worst-hit nation by the novel coronavirus pandemic | Read more|

India records highest single-day spike of 7,964 Covid-19 cases

May 30, 2020
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The death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 4,971 and the number of cases climbed to 1,73,763 in the country registering a record single-day spike of 265 deaths and 7,964 cases till Saturday 8 am, according to the Union health ministry. India is the ninth worst-hit nation by the COVID-19 pandemic. | Read more|