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UK says China 'can't be trusted' over its treatment of Hong Kong

UK says China 'can't be trusted' over its treatment of Hong Kong

London [UK]: British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has questioned whether China can be trusted to live up to international obligations after its move to introduce a new security law for Hong Kong, which London says contravenes the historical agreement handing over the territory to Beijing, CNN repo...

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India may see 2.87 lakh COVID-19 cases a day by winter 2021: MIT study

India may see 2.87 lakh COVID-19 cases a day by winter 2021: MIT study

New Delhi: In the absence of a COVID-19 vaccine or drugs, the researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have warned that India might record 2.87 lakh coronavirus cases per day by the end of winter 2021.The world may witness 249 million (24.9 crore) cases and 1.8 million (18 lakh) ...

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PM Modi wishes Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro speedy recovery from COVID-19

PM Modi wishes Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro speedy recovery from COVID-19

New Delhi [India]: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday sent best wishes to his friend, President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil, on social media and prayed for his speedy recovery from the coronavirus infection."My friend President @jairbolsonaro, my prayers and best wishes for your speedy recovery,...

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Ban on dog meat by Nagaland government sparks debate

Ban on dog meat by Nagaland government sparks debate

Kohima /Dimapur (Nagaland): Following the Nagaland government's order to ban the trading of dogs and also the sale of both 'cooked and uncooked' dog-meat, a debate has emerged as to whether the order passed by the state government is democratic or not.While regarded as a welcome move, battle-lines w...

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Two held in Mumbai for posing as COVID officers and duping man of Rs 54,000

Two held in Mumbai for posing as COVID officers and duping man of Rs 54,000

Mumbai (Maharashtra): Two men have been arrested for allegedly posing as COVID officers and duping a man of Rs 54,000 in Chembur area of Mumbai, informed the police on Tuesday.A case has been lodged against them under Section 420 and 34 of the Indian Penal Code.The victim Abdul Sheikh was on his way...

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India records 7.42 lakh coronavirus cases, 20,642 deaths

India records 7.42 lakh coronavirus cases, 20,642 deaths

New Delhi: India recorded over 22,752 new cases and 482 deaths in the last 24 hours, pushing the total tally to 7,42,417 with 20,642 deaths, the Health Ministry's data revealed on Wednesday.According to the data, out of total 7,42,417 cases, 4,56,830 have recovered while 2,64,944 remain active in th...

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'Global COVID-19 cases top 11.7 million'

'Global COVID-19 cases top 11.7 million'

Washington: The overall number of global COVID-19 cases has increased to more than 11.7 million, while the deaths have soared to over 543,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.On Wednesday morning, the total number of cases stood at 11,798,678 while the fatalities rose to 543,535, the Unive...

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One civilian killed, another injured in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in J-K's Poonch

One civilian killed, another injured in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in J-K's Poonch

Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir) [India]: One civilian was killed and another was injured in a ceasefire violation by Pakistan, in the Balakote sector in Poonch district on Wednesday.Earlier, Pakistan violated the ceasefire in Balakote and Mendhar Sectors of Poonch district along the Line of Control at 2 ...

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Rajasthan directs private schools not to charge fees till schools reopen

Rajasthan directs private schools not to charge fees till schools reopen

Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India]: The School Education Department, Government of Rajasthan, informed that private schools have been directed not to charge fees till schools reopen.On April 9, the state government had directed private schools to not take an advance fee for three months (till June 30), in v...

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Mumbai Covid toll zooms past China, Maha tally outstrips Saudi Arabia

Mumbai Covid toll zooms past China, Maha tally outstrips Saudi Arabia

Mumbai: Mumbai's Covid deaths outstripped China as the city toll crossed the 5,000 mark on Tuesday, while Maharashtra raced past Saudi Arabia's total corona cases, health officials said.For the second consecutive day, the Covid-19 cases in the state were in the 5,000 range, with 5,134 new patients.T...

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