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Brazil's Covid-19 cases rise to 2,859,073

Brazil's Covid-19 cases rise to 2,859,073

Moscow [Russia], Aug 6 (Sputnik/ANI): The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Brazil has increased by 57,152 to 2,859,073 within the past 24 hours, the national Ministry of Health said on late Wednesday.The death toll has risen by 1,437 to 97,256 people within the same period of time.A day earlier...

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MEA, BMVSS agreement for 'India for Humanity' project extended till March 2023

MEA, BMVSS agreement for 'India for Humanity' project extended till March 2023

New Delhi [India], Aug 6 (ANI): The agreement between the Ministry for External Affairs (MEA) and the Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayata Samiti (BMVSS) for 'India for Humanity' project has been extended till March 2023. Under the project artificial limb camps are organised across the globe."The agree...

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Israel reports 1,721 new Covid-19 cases; 77,919 in total

Israel reports 1,721 new Covid-19 cases; 77,919 in total

Jerusalem, Aug 6 (IANS) Israel's Ministry of Health reported 1,721 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, raising the total in the country to 77,919.The death toll rose from 561 to 565, while the number of patients in serious condition rose from 341 to 345, out of 745 patients currently hospitalised, X...

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Beirut Governor raises estimates of damages from port blast to USD10-15 billion

Beirut Governor raises estimates of damages from port blast to USD10-15 billion

Cairo [Egypt], Aug 6(Sputnik/ANI): Beirut Governor Marwan Abboud said on Wednesday that damage from the explosion in the port could be more than previously announced figures and amount to $15 billion, Al Arabiya broadcaster reported.Earlier in the day, the official estimated the amount of damage fro...

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Beirut Governor raises estimates of damages from port blast to USD10-15 billion

Beirut Governor raises estimates of damages from port blast to USD10-15 billion

Cairo [Egypt], Aug 6(Sputnik/ANI): Beirut Governor Marwan Abboud said on Wednesday that damage from the explosion in the port could be more than previously announced figures and amount to $15 billion, Al Arabiya broadcaster reported.Earlier in the day, the official estimated the amount of damage fro...

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Trump administration wants to remove untrusted Chinese apps from US app stores, says Pompeo

Trump administration wants to remove untrusted Chinese apps from US app stores, says Pompeo

Washington DC [USA], Aug 6 (ANI): US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo on Wednesday said that the Trump administration is "working hard" to protect Americans from the threats of "untrusted vendors" such as Tik Tok and WeChat, which it wants to remove from US app stores like those operated by Apple a...

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Trump administration wants to remove untrusted Chinese apps from US app stores, says Pompeo

Trump administration wants to remove untrusted Chinese apps from US app stores, says Pompeo

Washington DC [USA], Aug 6 (ANI): US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo on Wednesday said that the Trump administration is "working hard" to protect Americans from the threats of "untrusted vendors" such as Tik Tok and WeChat, which it wants to remove from US app stores like those operated by Apple a...

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First global standard on tailings management set in mining

First global standard on tailings management set in mining

London, Aug 6 (IANS) The Global Industry Standard on Tailings Management (the Standard) launched on Wednesday, establishes the first global standard on tailings management that can be applied to existing and future tailings facilities, wherever they are and whoever operates them.Strengthening curren...

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Pakistan narrative on Kashmir has lost steam with UNSC members, says Indian envoy to UN

Pakistan narrative on Kashmir has lost steam with UNSC members, says Indian envoy to UN

New York [USA], Aug 6 (ANI): India on Wednesday slammed Pakistan for its "singularly unsuccessful" attempt to broach the bilateral issue of Kashmir in the United Nations Security Council and said its narrative had lost steam and did not "deserve the time and attention" of the world body.'Pakistan ha...

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