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Global COVID-19 cases cross 19mn mark: Johns Hopkins

Global COVID-19 cases cross 19mn mark: Johns Hopkins

Washington, Aug 7 (IANS) The overall number of global coronavirus cases has crossed the 19 million mark, while the deaths have increased to over 713,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.As of Friday morning, the total number of cases stood at 19,007,938 and the fatalities rose to 713,406, ...

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Chinese mainland reports 10 new imported Covid-19 cases

Chinese mainland reports 10 new imported Covid-19 cases

Beijing, Aug 7 (IANS) The Chinese mainland reported 10 new imported Covid-19 cases on Thursday, bringing the total number of imported cases to 2,120, the National Health Commission said on Friday.Of the new imported cases, seven were reported in Shanghai and one each in the provinces of Liaoning, Ji...

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Covid-19 deaths in Brazil top 98,000

Covid-19 deaths in Brazil top 98,000

Sao Paulo, Aug 7 (IANS) Brazil has recorded 1,237 new deaths from Covid-19, bringing the national death toll to 98,493.Tests also detected 53,139 new infections, bringing the total caseload to 2,912,212, said the health ministry on Thursday, Xinhua reported.A total of 2,047,660 people have recovered...

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Assam CM asks DGP to probe Sonitpur clashes

Assam CM asks DGP to probe Sonitpur clashes

Guwahati, Aug 7 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has asked the state's Director General of Police to inquire into the incident of clashes between supporters of different groups in northern Assam's Sonitpur district, officials said.Officials said on Thursday that curfew was clamped on W...

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Global Covid-19 deaths surpass 710,000

Global Covid-19 deaths surpass 710,000

New York, Aug 7 (IANS) Global Covid-19 deaths surpassed 710,000 on Thursday, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University.Total Covid-19 cases around the world rose to 18,908,111, with deaths reaching 710,318, the CSSE data showed, Xinhua reported.Th...

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Karnataka to provide relief aid in flood-hit districts

Karnataka to provide relief aid in flood-hit districts

Bengaluru, Aug 7 (IANS) The Karnataka government would provide Rs 10,000 immediate relief to families affected by heavy rains and flooding in districts across coastal, central and southern areas of the state, an official said on Thursday."Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa has directed all the Deputy C...

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Man arrested in Delhi for sexually assaulting minor girl

Man arrested in Delhi for sexually assaulting minor girl

New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) A 33-year-old man has been arrested here for sexually assaulting a 12-year-old minor girl in Paschim Vihar area, the police said.The man, identified as Krishna, also tried to kill the girl.The victim has been admitted to AIIMS and her condition is said to be critical as she s...

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J&K govt issues draft redrawn seniority list of KAS officers

J&K govt issues draft redrawn seniority list of KAS officers

New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government has issued a draft redrawn seniority list of the officers of the Kashmir Administrative Service (KAS), appointed between January 1, 2004 and December 1, 2008, following the recommendations of a committee to resolve the vexed issue.This was iss...

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ED attaches Rs 7 crore property of NAC Jewellers in Chennai

ED attaches Rs 7 crore property of NAC Jewellers in Chennai

Chennai, Aug 7 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday said it has attached properties worth Rs 7 crore of NAC Jewellers (P) Ltd, promoted by Anantha Padmanaban, under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).The property attached includes a 9,600 square foot plot and a commercial buildi...

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Kerala's Covid tally crosses 30,000

Kerala's Covid tally crosses 30,000

Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 7 (IANS) Kerala's Covid tally crossed 30,000 on Thursday as the state saw a record high of 1,298 new cases, state Health Minister K.K. Shailaja said.Of the total, currently 11,983 cases are active, she said in a statement.Thiruvananthapuram district, which continues to lead t...

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