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Crowded Gangasagar Mela As Bengal Tackles Over 30% Positivity Rate

January 14, 2022
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As Makar Sankranti celebrations commence, lakhs of devotees are seen taking part in the Gangasagar Mela in West Bengal's Sagar Island, even as Covid cases surge in the eastern state amid the country's third Omicron-driven wave, during which India's coronavirus cases have multiplied 30-fold within a month. | Read more|

Russia responds to US demands on military exercises

January 14, 2022
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Moscow will continue to ignore American demands that it stops military exercises near the country’s border with Ukraine because nobody has the right to dictate what Russia can do inside its own territory, the Kremlin has said. | Read more|

India reports over 2.64 lakh new Covid cases

January 14, 2022
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India reported 2,64,202 fresh Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, ending at 9 am on Friday, marking a 6.7 per cent uptick since yesterday. With 1,09,345 recoveries , active cases are now at 12,72,073, while the daily positivity rate has risen to 14.78 per cent. Confirmed cases of the Omicron variant presently stand at | Read more|

India records over 2.47 lakh new cases

January 13, 2022
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India added more than 2.47 lakh new cases of Covid-19 on Thursday, the highest single-day rise in the ongoing wave. With 84,825 recoveries and 380 deaths, active cases presently stand at 11,17,531. | Read more|

Salvadoran journalists’ phones hacked with Pegasus, report finds

January 13, 2022
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The cell phones of nearly three dozen journalists and activists in El Salvador, several of whom were investigating alleged state corruption, have been hacked since mid-2020 and implanted with sophisticated spyware typically available only to governments and law enforcement, a Canadian research institute said it has fou | Read more|