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China records lowest economic growth in 45 years

China records lowest economic growth in 45 years

China has recorded the lowest economic growth in four decades as it grew by 2.3 per cent according to the latest data provided by the National Bureau of Statistics on Monday. The statistics bureau cited that the reason behind a slow economic growth was due to the coronavirus pandemic. South Chi...

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‘Don’t cause me pain’: Rajinikanth asks fans not to ask him to join politics

‘Don’t cause me pain’: Rajinikanth asks fans not to ask him to join politics

Chennai: A day after thousands of Rajinikanth's fans organised rallies asking him to rethink his decision about entering politics, Superstar Rajinikanth said it causes him pain, a day and urged his fans not to protest anymore."Some of my fans along with expelled cadres of Rajini Makkal Mandram have ...

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COVID-19 vaccines in next few days, says Harsh Vardhan

COVID-19 vaccines in next few days, says Harsh Vardhan

Chennai: COVID-19 vaccines could be made available to "our countrymen" as early as the "next few days",  Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan said today.The government has ensured that every detail of the vaccination programme is conveyed to the people, from the national level to the grassroo...

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Proud that two 'Made in India' Covid vaccines gets approval: PM Modi

Proud that two 'Made in India' Covid vaccines gets approval: PM Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday that the world's biggest inoculation drive against coronavirus is set to begin in the country. His statement comes a day after the drugs regulator approved two vaccines for administered use in India.Lauding the scientists and technicians for the...

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California becomes first US state to surpass 2 million COVID-19 cases

California becomes first US state to surpass 2 million COVID-19 cases

Maryland [US]: California has become the first US state where the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases exceeded 2 million, according to figures published by Johns Hopkins University.According to the latest data, a total of 2,010,004 cases of the infection and 23,651 coronavirus-related fatalities were...

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Modi’s speech at AMU centenary celebrations: A mixed bag

Modi’s speech at AMU centenary celebrations: A mixed bag

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s invitation as the chief guest in the centenary celebrations of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) is nothing short of historic. Not many people saw this coming and when the university announced that Prime Minister will be the chief guest on the occasion, many people felt ...

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New UK COVID-19 strain: Health Ministry issues SOPs for UK flyers

New UK COVID-19 strain: Health Ministry issues SOPs for UK flyers

New Delhi: RT-PCR testing on arrival, separate isolation of those testing positive for the new variant of coronavirus, institutional quarantine for co-passengers of those testing positive: These are some of the salient requirements mentioned in the new standard operating procedure (SOP) issued by th...

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'Nation already has lost time due to ideological differences': Modi

'Nation already has lost time due to ideological differences': Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a strong pitch for building new India and creating a self-reliant nation and said on Tuesday that politics can wait but the country's development cannot.Speaking at the centenary celebrations of Aligarh Muslim University, he said that the country has alre...

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India reports 19,556 new coronavirus cases, Lowest in nearly 6 months

India reports 19,556 new coronavirus cases, Lowest in nearly 6 months

New Delhi:  The number of new coronavirus infections reported in a span of 24 hours was recorded below 20,000 after nearly six months while the COVID-19 active caseload fell below 3 lakh, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Tuesday.With the addition of new cases, the country'...

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Curb your leaders' irresponsible talk, BJP tells AIADMK

Curb your leaders' irresponsible talk, BJP tells AIADMK

Chennai: Condemning the comments of AIADMK's spokesperson, the BJP's Tamil Nadu unit on Monday urged the state's ruling party to advise its "second-rung leaders" not to make "irresponsible" statements.In a statement issued here, BJP's state General Secretary K.T. Raghavan condemned AIADMK spokespers...

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