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At least 19 killed, 15 injured on Iranian ship

May 11, 2020
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At least 19 Iranian sailors were killed and 15 injured in an incident during an exercise, the military has confirmed. Earlier unofficial reports said that an Iranian frigate accidentally fired a missile at a naval support vessel. | Read more|

COVID-19: In India cases climb to 67,152

May 11, 2020
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In India the death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 2,206 and the number of cases climbed to 67,152 on Monday, registering an increase of 97 deaths and a record jump of 4,213 cases in the last 24 hours, according to the Union health ministry. | Read more|

Shanghai Disneyland reopens

May 11, 2020
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Visitors in face masks streamed into Shanghai Disneyland as the theme park reopened Monday in a high-profile step toward reviving global tourism that was shut down by the coronavirus pandemic. | Read more|

Rs 411-crore loan defaulter flee country

May 10, 2020
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Three promoters of Ram Dev International, recently booked by the CBI for allegedly cheating a consortium of six banks to the tune of Rs 411 crore, have already fled the country before the State Bank of India reached the agency with the complaint, officials said on Saturday. | Read more|

Reservation for the beach this summer

May 10, 2020
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How about booking in advance just to get a spot on the sand at the beach? That's exactly what some beachgoers will have to do in Spain this summer, thanks to the coronavirus crisis. | Read more|

88 nurses from India arrives in UAE to fight COVID-19

May 10, 2020
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The first batch of 88 ICU nurses from India to support the UAE’s ongoing efforts to fight Covid-19, with support from the Indian Consulate and UAE’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation landed at Dubai Airport at 8 pm. | Read more|

Russia mark 75th anniversary of Nazi defeat

May 9, 2020
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Defying clouds in the sky and Covid-19 on the ground, Russia’s deadliest bombers, nimblest fighter jets and strongest transport aircraft flew over the capital in celebration of Soviet victory over Nazi Germany 75 years ago. | Read more|

UK to quarantine travellers for 14 days

May 9, 2020
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The British government has told airlines it will introduce a 14-day quarantine period for most people arriving from abroad to try to avoid a second peak of the coronavirus pandemic, an association representing the airlines said on Saturday. | Read more|

Home Minister Amit Shah dismisses rumours about ill health

May 9, 2020
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Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday dismissed rumours about his ill-health, saying that he is healthy and has been working as the country fights coronavirus crisis."I am completely healthy and am not suffering from any disease," Shah tweeted in Hindi. | Read more|

COVID-19: Only severe patients to be tested before discharge

May 9, 2020
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In India Coronavirus infected patients developing severe illness or having compromised immunity will have to test negative through RT-PCR test before being discharged by a hospital, the Union health ministry on Friday said in its revised discharge policy for COVID-19 cases. | Read more|

COVID-19: Cases climb to 59,662 in India

May 9, 2020
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In India the death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 1,981 and the number of cases climbed to 59,662 on Saturday, registering an increase of 95 deaths and 3,320 cases in the last 24 hours, according to the Union health ministry. | Read more|

Restaurant businesses start shutting down in UAE

May 8, 2020
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Restaurant businesses in the UAE are starting to put up ‘For Sale’ signs, with their owners realizing there is no escape from the destruction set off by the COVID-19 pandemic. As per news report of Gulf News, Licenses and even the equipment and furniture are being offered at steep discounts in hopes that someone ou | Read more|

In Maharashtra 14 migrant workers crushed by train

May 8, 2020
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In Aurangabad district of Maharashtra at least 14 migrant workers sleeping on rail tracks were crushed to death by a goods train on Friday morning, police said. Two other labourers were injured in the accident which took place at 5.15 am under the Karmad Police station jurisdiction, an official said. | Read more|

COVID-19: In India death toll rises to 1,886

May 8, 2020
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In India the death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 1,886 and the number of cases climbed to 56,342 on Friday, registering an increase of 103 fatalities and 3,390 infections in the last 24 hours, according to the Union Health Ministry. | Read more|

COVID-19: WHO warns 190,000 could die in Africa

May 8, 2020
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Across Africa as many as 190,000 people could die in the first year of the coronavirus pandemic if crucial containment measures fail, the World Health Organization (WHO) warns. The new research also predicts a prolonged outbreak over a few years."It likely will smoulder in transmission hot spots," says WHO Africa head | Read more|

Pakistan to lift lockdown from Saturday

May 7, 2020
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Pakistan's coronavirus lockdown will be lifted on Saturday, Prime Minister Imran Khan said, despite the fact that the number of cases in the country is still accelerating. | Read more|

COVID-19 : In India, number of cases climb to 52,952

May 7, 2020
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In India, the death toll due to COVID- rose to 1,783 while the number of cases climbed to 52,952 on Thursday, registering an increase of 89 deaths and 3,561 cases in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry said. | Read more|

Vizag gas leak disturbing : Amit Shah

May 7, 2020
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Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday described the gas leak at a chemical plant in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam as "disturbing" and said the central government is closely monitoring the situation. | Read more|

Russia overtakes Germany, France in Coronavirus cases

May 7, 2020
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Russia’s coronavirus cases overtook France and Germany on Thursday to become the fifth highest number in the world after a record daily rise, and Moscow’s mayor said the real figure, not captured by official statistics, was much higher. | Read more|

Hizbul Mujahideen Top Kashmir militant killed

May 6, 2020
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Indian security forces have killed a prominent militant leader in Kashmir, officials say. Riyaz Naikoo had taken over command of Hizbul Mujahideen group, succeeding Burhan Wani who was killed by security forces in 2016. | Read more|

U.S. rearms to nullify China's missile supremacy

May 6, 2020
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The United States has largely stood by in recent decades as China dramatically expanded its military firepower. Now, having shed the constraints of a Cold War-era arms control treaty, the Trump administration is planning to deploy long-range, ground-launched cruise missiles in the Asia-Pacific region. | Read more|

COVID-19: In India cases rise to 49,391

May 6, 2020
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In India the death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 1,694 and the number of cases climbed to 49,391 on Wednesday, registering an increase of 126 deaths and 2,958 cases in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry said. | Read more|

Italians claim world's first coronavirus vaccine

May 6, 2020
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Italians are claiming they have made the world's first coronavirus vaccine that work on humans, Science Times reported on Tuesday."According to the tests carried out at Rome's infectious-disease Spallanzani Hospital, an Italian coronavirus vaccine has antibodies generated in mice that work on human cells," the report s | Read more|

Israel isolates coronavirus antibody

May 5, 2020
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Israel has isolated a key coronavirus antibody at its main biological research laboratory, the Israeli defence minister said on Monday, calling the step a “significant breakthrough” toward a possible treatment for the COVID-19 pandemic. | Read more|

COVID-19: Three Russian doctors fall from hospital windows

May 5, 2020
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Three frontline health care workers have mysteriously fallen out of hospital windows in Russia over the past two weeks, heightening public attention to the working conditions for doctors and medical professionals amid the coronavirus pandemic. | Read more|

COVID-19 causes blood clots harming organs

May 5, 2020
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An undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, yellow, emerging from the surface of cells, pink, cultured in the lab. Also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus causes COVID-19. The sample was isolated from a patient in the | Read more|