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'COVID-19 vaccine at least a year away'

'COVID-19 vaccine at least a year away'

New Delhi: It will be at least another year before a vaccine against the new coronavirus will be ready for approval and available in sufficient quantities, the Europen Union medicines agency said.  As the number of declared coronavirus cases worldwide passed 800,000 on Tuesday, according to an ...

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Nizamuddin Tablighi HQ evacuated, 24 positive cases among evacuees

Nizamuddin Tablighi HQ evacuated, 24 positive cases among evacuees

 New Delhi: Tablighi Jamaat's international headquarters Nizamuddin Markaz in southwest Delhi, where around 1,400 persons were stuck in the wake of a nationwide lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, has been evacuated even as at least 24 corona positive cases from among those evacuated have...

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Coronavirus deaths top 35,000 worldwide

Coronavirus deaths top 35,000 worldwide

New Delhi: More than 35,000 people have died worldwide from the coronavirus pandemic since it emerged late last year in China, most of them in Europe.  In total, 35,905 people have died, including 26,076 in Europe. Italy has the most deaths with 11,591, following by Spain with 7,340 and China w...

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Coronavirus deaths top 35,000 worldwide

Coronavirus deaths top 35,000 worldwide

New Delhi: More than 35,000 people have died worldwide from the coronavirus pandemic since it emerged late last year in China, most of them in Europe.  In total, 35,905 people have died, including 26,076 in Europe. Italy has the most deaths with 11,591, following by Spain with 7,340 and China w...

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Coronavirus deaths top 35,000 worldwide

Coronavirus deaths top 35,000 worldwide

New Delhi: More than 35,000 people have died worldwide from the coronavirus pandemic since it emerged late last year in China, most of them in Europe.  In total, 35,905 people have died, including 26,076 in Europe. Italy has the most deaths with 11,591, following by Spain with 7,340 and China w...

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Coronavirus deaths top 35,000 worldwide

Coronavirus deaths top 35,000 worldwide

New Delhi: More than 35,000 people have died worldwide from the coronavirus pandemic since it emerged late last year in China, most of them in Europe.  In total, 35,905 people have died, including 26,076 in Europe. Italy has the most deaths with 11,591, following by Spain with 7,340 and China w...

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COVID-19 death toll rises to 29; 1,071 total cases in India

COVID-19 death toll rises to 29; 1,071 total cases in India

New Delhi: The number of COVID-19 cases climbed to 1,071 in India on Monday, while the death toll rose to 29, according to the Union health ministry.The number of active COVID-19 cases stood at 942, while 99 people were either cured or discharged and one had migrated, the ministry stated.In its upda...

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'US won't pay for Prince Harry, Meghan's security protection'

'US won't pay for Prince Harry, Meghan's security protection'

New York: President Donald Trump has said that the US will not foot the bill for Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle's security amid reports that the royal couple have moved to Los Angeles from Canada.  Last week, The Sun, a British tabloid, reported that the royal couple and thei...

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I hope the coronavirus ends our fascination with ‘bullshit jobs’

I hope the coronavirus ends our fascination with ‘bullshit jobs’

A few years ago, an influential book by American anthropologist Graeber spoke of the phenomenon of what the author called “bullshit jobs”, lamenting that “it’s as if someone were out there making up pointless jobs just for the sake of keeping us all working” – often in various service sectors. ...

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German minister commits suicide over COVID-19 crisis

German minister commits suicide over COVID-19 crisis

Berlin: Finance minister of Germany's Hesse state, Thomas Schaefer, committed suicide apparently after expressing "despair" over how to handle the economic fallout from the fast-spreading coronavirus, an official confirmed on Sunday.Schaefer, 54, was found dead near a railway track at Hochheim, near...

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