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Pakistan to lift lockdown from Saturday

May 7, 2020
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Pakistan's coronavirus lockdown will be lifted on Saturday, Prime Minister Imran Khan said, despite the fact that the number of cases in the country is still accelerating. | Read more|

COVID-19 : In India, number of cases climb to 52,952

May 7, 2020
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In India, the death toll due to COVID- rose to 1,783 while the number of cases climbed to 52,952 on Thursday, registering an increase of 89 deaths and 3,561 cases in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry said. | Read more|

Vizag gas leak disturbing : Amit Shah

May 7, 2020
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Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday described the gas leak at a chemical plant in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam as "disturbing" and said the central government is closely monitoring the situation. | Read more|

Russia overtakes Germany, France in Coronavirus cases

May 7, 2020
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Russia’s coronavirus cases overtook France and Germany on Thursday to become the fifth highest number in the world after a record daily rise, and Moscow’s mayor said the real figure, not captured by official statistics, was much higher. | Read more|

Hizbul Mujahideen Top Kashmir militant killed

May 6, 2020
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Indian security forces have killed a prominent militant leader in Kashmir, officials say. Riyaz Naikoo had taken over command of Hizbul Mujahideen group, succeeding Burhan Wani who was killed by security forces in 2016. | Read more|

U.S. rearms to nullify China's missile supremacy

May 6, 2020
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The United States has largely stood by in recent decades as China dramatically expanded its military firepower. Now, having shed the constraints of a Cold War-era arms control treaty, the Trump administration is planning to deploy long-range, ground-launched cruise missiles in the Asia-Pacific region. | Read more|

COVID-19: In India cases rise to 49,391

May 6, 2020
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In India the death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 1,694 and the number of cases climbed to 49,391 on Wednesday, registering an increase of 126 deaths and 2,958 cases in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry said. | Read more|

Italians claim world's first coronavirus vaccine

May 6, 2020
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Italians are claiming they have made the world's first coronavirus vaccine that work on humans, Science Times reported on Tuesday."According to the tests carried out at Rome's infectious-disease Spallanzani Hospital, an Italian coronavirus vaccine has antibodies generated in mice that work on human cells," the report s | Read more|

Israel isolates coronavirus antibody

May 5, 2020
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Israel has isolated a key coronavirus antibody at its main biological research laboratory, the Israeli defence minister said on Monday, calling the step a “significant breakthrough” toward a possible treatment for the COVID-19 pandemic. | Read more|

COVID-19: Three Russian doctors fall from hospital windows

May 5, 2020
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Three frontline health care workers have mysteriously fallen out of hospital windows in Russia over the past two weeks, heightening public attention to the working conditions for doctors and medical professionals amid the coronavirus pandemic. | Read more|

COVID-19 causes blood clots harming organs

May 5, 2020
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An undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, yellow, emerging from the surface of cells, pink, cultured in the lab. Also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus causes COVID-19. The sample was isolated from a patient in the | Read more|

Reliance to sell $750 million stake in unit to Silver Lake

May 4, 2020
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Reliance Industries Ltd said on Monday private equity firm Silver Lake will invest nearly $750 million in its digital arm, days after securing a $5.7 billion investment from Facebook Inc, boosting its efforts to cut debt. The deal adds to a flurry of fund-raising activity announced by the oil-to-telecoms conglomerate i | Read more|

Queue for liquor as Delhi eases some coronavirus curbs

May 4, 2020
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In New Delhi hundreds of people queued outside liquor stores on Monday as the Indian capital began easing some curbs after a 40-day lockdown against the coronavirus, while some offices resumed work with fewer staff and traffic trickled into the streets. | Read more|

COVID-19 : Tanzanian president promises to import herbal tonic

May 4, 2020
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The president of Tanzania, John Magufuli, is sending a plane to Madagascar to fetch a herbal tonic touted as a cure for Covid-19 even as the World Health Organization (WHO) warned there was no proof of any cure. Congo-Brazzaville's president has also promised to import the drink. It is produced from the artemisia plant | Read more|

COVID-19: CIA & MI6 put together 'scientific' dossier

May 4, 2020
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As per news report of RT.COM, The West’s wish to pin the blame on China for the Covid-19 pandemic has been reportedly incarnated in a 15-page dossier compiled by intelligence agencies, which has now leaked, according to reports. | Read more|

COVID-19: Biggest 24-Hour Spike In Coronavirus Deaths

May 3, 2020
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India reported the biggest single-day jump in the number of coronavirus patients with 2,644 new cases in the last 24 hours, including 83 deaths - also the highest - taking the total to 39,980 cases and 1,301 deaths, the Union Health Ministry said today. | Read more|

J&K : Colonel, Major among 5 personnel martyred in encounter

May 3, 2020
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An Army Colonel and a Major were among five security personnel martyred in an encounter at a village in Handwara in north Kashmir that also saw the elimination of two terrorists, officials said on Sunday. Army officers Col Ashutosh Sharma and Major Anuj, and Jammu and Kashmir Police Sub-Inspector Shakeel Qazi were amon | Read more|

Tablighi Jamaat role was most condemnable: Yogi

May 3, 2020
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Holding the Tablighi Jamaat responsible for the spread of COVID-19, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday said that being infected with a virus is not a crime but to hide it is definitely a crime. The chief minister said action would be taken against them for the "crime that they have committed". | Read more|

Aarogya Setu App Must For All Employees

May 2, 2020
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The Home Ministry has clarified on making the coronavirus tracker app Aarogya Setu mandatory for all private and government employees across the country. Anyone attending office anywhere should have the app on their mobile from May 4, the day the two-week extended lockdown kicks in, the government has said. | Read more|

UAE sends medical aid to India

May 2, 2020
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The UAE has sent an aid plane containing seven metric tons of medical supplies to India to bolster the country’s efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19, Emirates News Agency reported on Saturday. The aid will assist approximately 7,000 medical professionals as they work to combat the virus. | Read more|

Julian Assange's partner says his life is in danger

May 2, 2020
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The partner of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said on Friday his life is in danger while he is held in a London prison during the coronavirus lockdown. As per news report of Reuters, Assange is fighting a request by the United States to extradite him to stand trial for conspiring to hack government computers and espi | Read more|

Goa : Liquor traders fear shortage of stocks

May 2, 2020
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Even as the Centre's amended guidelines for the COVID-19 lockdown will open up liquor stores in Goa, traders are concerned that they might run out of stocks, as the ban on foreign imports remains in place. | Read more|

COVID-19: Number of cases climb to 37,336

May 2, 2020
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In India the death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 1,218 and the number of cases climbed to 37,336 on Saturday, according to the Union Health Ministry. The number of active COVID-19 cases stood at 26,167, while 9,950 people have recovered and one patient has migrated, the ministry said. | Read more|

North Korea’s Kim makes public appearance

May 2, 2020
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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has made his first public appearance in weeks, at a fertilizer factory north of Pyongyang. The state media reports and photos, however, have not entirely dispelled speculations about his health. | Read more|

India extends lockdown for another two weeks

May 1, 2020
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The Indian Ministry of Home Affairs issued on order under the Disaster Management Act, 2005, to further extend the Lockdown in the country for another two weeks. The lockdown in India was supposed to end on May 4. | Read more|

Ensure UP borders are sealed: Adityanath

May 1, 2020
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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday asked officials to ensure that Uttar Pradesh's borders remain sealed so that people who maybe "coronavirus carriers" cannot enter the state. He gave the directions at a review meeting. | Read more|