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    New Zealand confirms first COVID 19 case

    One person from Iran, who travelled to Auckland via Bali was tested positive New Zealand confirmed its first coronavirus case Friday, saying a recent arrival from Iran who travelled to Auckland via Bali had tested positive. Health officials said the person, aged in their 60s, was being treated in Auckland City Hospital. "They are in an improving condition in isolation, in a negative pressure room to...

    • 4 hrs ago
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    COVID 19 cases cross 2,000 in South Korea, highest outside China

    More than 90 per cent of the cases have been reported from Daegu, the epicentre of the outbreak South Korea reported 256 new coronavirus cases on Friday, taking its total -- the highest in the world outside China -- to 2,022, the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. More than 90 percent of the new cases were in Daegu -- the city at the epicentre of the outbreak in...

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    Global coronavirus summary this morning

    More cases crop up worldwide, Saudi Arabia cancels Haj, Japan shuts schools, border checks tightened One by one, more and more countries are reporting cases of the new coronavirus. Governments and doctors on the front lines are scrambling for solutions and everyday life around the globe is being disrupted in a manner that's not been seen in recent times. The spread of the virus is having an impact...

    • 11 hrs ago
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    Maharashtra Congress leaders seek resolution against CAA

    Khan also pointed out that the Bihar Assembly had unanimously passed a resolution against the CAA, NRC and NPR. Mumbai: Senior state Congress leaders on Thursday met chief minister Uddhav Thackeray and deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar and demanded a resolution in the Assembly against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Population Register (NPR) and National Register of...

    • 11 hrs ago
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    Siddu loyalist in trouble over murder case probe

    Earlier, when Siddaramaiah was CM, the police had concluded that the murder was because of personal rivalry over a land dispute. BENGALURU: Trouble is brewing for Vinay Kulakarni, considered a loyalist of former chief minister Siddaramaiah with the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) resuming the investigation into the murder case of BJP leader Yogesh Gowda (26). CBI officers on Thursday...

    • 11 hrs ago
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    119 Indians evacuated from ship

    Move a big relief for family of stranded Odisha engineer. BERHAMPUR: The family members of Shivasis Nayak, an engineer from Odisha, on Thursday breathed a sigh of relief following his safe return to India after remaining stranded for few weeks on board a Coronavirus-hit cruise ship off Japan coast. Nayak, who hails from Berhampur, along with 118 Indians and five foreigners were on Thursday evacuated from the ship...

    • 11 hrs ago
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    Dow Jones suffers biggest one-day drop since 2011

    S&P 500 has now plunged 12 percent from the all-time high it set just a week ago New York: U.S. stock markets suffered their worst one-day drop since 2011 over growing anxieties that the coronavirus will wreak havoc on the global economy. The Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbled nearly 1,200 points. The The S&P 500 fell 137.63 points, or 4.4%, to 2,978.76. The Dow fell 1,190.95 points,...

    • 11 hrs ago
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    MH-60 helicopters to arrive in 2021

    Deal to buy 24 helicopters was signed during Trump's visit. New Delhi: The Indian Navy on Thursday said that the delivery of 24 American multi-role MH-60 'Romeo' helicopters will start from early 2021 and it will play an important role in maritime security at a time when the Indian Ocean Region is witnessing increasing security threat due to proliferation of submarines. India had signed the...

    • 15 hrs ago
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    Army, cops want AFSPA to stay in Assam

    Final call on continuation of AFSPA has to be taken by the state government. Guwahati: The Indian army engaged in counter insurgency operations under unified command of security forces has stressed for the continuation of the Armed Forces (Special Power) Act (AFSPA) in Assam. However, the issue has not come up formally for considerations in the unified command or the state government, security sources said...

    • 15 hrs ago
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    Candlelight vigil against Delhi violence

    The participants in the march demanded action against BJP leader Kapil Mishra who is accused of having inciting the mob in Delhi. BENGALURU: Protesting against the alleged police atrocities and the Union government's silence on the riots in the national capital for 69 hours, women protesters at Bilal Bagh in the city where a protest is on against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), NPR and NRC,...

    • 15 hrs ago

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