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Trump seems to undercut US spies

May 1, 2020
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US President Donald Trump has appeared to undercut his own intelligence agencies by suggesting he has seen evidence coronavirus originated in a Chinese laboratory. | Read more|

810 tonnes of fruits stolen in Dubai

May 1, 2020
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More than Dh4 million worth of bananas, tomatoes, grapes, pomegranates, coconuts and chillies have been stolen in an audacious scam in Dubai, with scores of Indian exporters being caught in the cross hairs of the brazen theft. | Read more|

COVID-19 cases rises to 35,043 in India

May 1, 2020
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In India the death toll due to the novel coronavirus pandemic rose to 1,147 with 72 more fatalities and the number of cases climbed to 35,043 on Friday, according to the Union Health Ministry. | Read more|

Russia's coronavirus cases surpass 100,000

April 30, 2020
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Russia has recorded its highest daily increase in Covid-19 infections, with more than 7,000 new cases emerging on Thursday. The nationwide tally of coronavirus patients now stands at over 106,000. | Read more|

Germany bans Hezbollah

April 30, 2020
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Berlin has banned the Lebanese militant organization and political party, Hezbollah, labeling the group a terrorist outfit as German police carry out raids on those suspected of being members. | Read more|

Remdesivir has 'clear cut' power to fight coronavirus

April 30, 2020
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US officials says there is "clear-cut" evidence that a drug can help people recover from the coronavirus. Remdesivir cut the duration of symptoms from 15 days down to 11 in clinical trial at hospitals around the world. | Read more|

COVID-19: In India cases rises to 33,050

April 30, 2020
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In India the number of cases climbed to 33,050 and the death toll due to the novel coronavirus pandemic rose to 1,074 after 66 more fatalities on Thursday, according to the Union Health Ministry. | Read more|

Actor Rishi Kapoor passed away

April 30, 2020
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Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor died in a Mumbai hospital on Thursday, his brother Randhir Kapoor said. He was 67. "He is no more. He has passed away," Randhir told PTI. | Read more|

Actor Irrfan Khan dies at 53

April 29, 2020
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National Award winning actor and cancer warrior Irrfan Khan, whose films are a masterclass in seamless acting, died in Mumbai on Wednesday morning after battling a medical complication arising from colon infection. | Read more|

Coronavirus deaths in US surpass Vietnam War toll

April 29, 2020
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Coronavirus death toll climbed above 58,000 in US on Tuesday, surpassing the loss of American life from the Vietnam War, as Florida’s governor met with President Donald Trump to discuss an easing of economic restraints. | Read more|

Spanish beach sprayed with bleach

April 29, 2020
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In Spain authorities in a Spanish coastal resort have apologised after spraying a beach with bleach in an attempt to protect children from coronavirus. Zahara de los Atunes, near Cadiz, used tractors to spray more than 2km of beach with a bleach solution a day before Spain allowed children out of lockdown for the first | Read more|

Meatpacking plants to stay open in US

April 29, 2020
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Meat processing plants to stay open to protect the nation's food supply amid the coronavirus pandemic ordered US President Donald Trump. He invoked a Korean War-era law to mandate that the plants continue to function, amid industry warnings of strain on the supply chain. | Read more|

COVID-19 : Deaths In India Cross 1,000-Mark

April 29, 2020
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In India 1,007 people have died of coronavirus and 31,332 cases have been reported so far, according to the latest figures from the Union Health Ministry. 73 people have died in the last 24 hours, recording the biggest jump in the number of deaths in a day. | Read more|

Top NYC doctor takes her own life

April 28, 2020
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In US, a top New York City doctor who was on the front line of the US fight against coronavirus has taken her own life. Dr Lorna Breen, who was medical director of the emergency department at New York-Presbyterian Allen Hospital in Manhattan, died of self-inflicted injuries on Sunday, police said. | Read more|

Mumbai cops aged above 55 asked to go on leave

April 28, 2020
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In view of the deaths of three policemen in the last three days due to COVID-19 disease, the Mumbai Police have asked their personnel who are above 55 years of age with pre-existing ailments to go on leave as a precautionary measure, a senior officer said on Tuesday. | Read more|

France, Spain reveal lockdown exits

April 28, 2020
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Two of the worst-hit countries in the coronavirus pandemic France and Spain were laying out separate roadmaps Tuesday for lifting their lockdowns, while signs emerged the virus has been all but vanquished in New Zealand and Australia. | Read more|

Dubai could reopen to tourists by July

April 28, 2020
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Dubai could start to reopen to tourists by July, according to a tourism official. The process is likely to be gradual and could be delayed until September, depending on restrictions across the rest of the world, said Helal Al Marri, director general of Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, speaking to | Read more|

Swab collection a high risk job, says doctor

April 28, 2020
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As per news report of PTI, a doctor working at a hospital for treatment of coronavirus patients here in Maharashtra has revealed the tough task and challenges they face in collecting swab samples of the suspected patients.As per news report of PTI, a doctor working at a hospital for treatment of coronavirus patients he | Read more|

Covid-19: In India cases climb to 29,435

April 28, 2020
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According to the Union Health Ministry, the death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 934 and the number of cases climbed to 29,435 in the country on Tuesday. The number of active COVID-19 cases stood at 21,632, while 6,868 people have recovered and one patient has migrated, the ministry said | Read more|

Beijing slams Washington’s Covid-19 response

April 28, 2020
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As per news report of RT.COM, Beijing has called on Washington to address the concerns of its own citizens about the US response to the Covid-19 pandemic, while condemning American politicians for shifting blame for the crisis squarely onto China’s shoulders. | Read more|

China is installing surveillance cameras

April 28, 2020
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The morning after Ian Lahiffe returned to Beijing, he found a surveillance camera being mounted on the wall outside his apartment door. Its lens was pointing right at him. | Read more|

Schools start reopening in China

April 27, 2020
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Following the coronavirus outbreak older students in China's biggest cities are starting to return to school. Shanghai welcomed back pupils in their final years of middle and high school, while Beijing allowed students preparing for China's university entrance exam in July to return. | Read more|

India will play a major role in a Covid-19 vaccine

April 27, 2020
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United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said last fortnight that India and the US were working together to develop vaccines against the coronavirus. Pompeo's remark didn't entirely come as a surprise. The two countries have run an internationally recognised joint vaccine development programme for more than three d | Read more|