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  • Karnataka

    Karnataka worries about the Mumbai link to rising Covid19 cases

    Bengaluru: The deputy commissioners, superntendents of police and CEOs of seven districts of Karnataka government conferred with chief minister B S Yediyurappa and narrated a common tale of woe: they are unable to contain the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic due to migration of people from Maharashtra, those coming from Mumbai and Pune. There has been a huge increase in the number...

    • 4 hrs ago
  • National

    Covid scare in MP after entire Tribal village in Balaghat reports fever

    Bhopal: A tribal village in Madhya Pradesh's Balaghat district set alarm bells ringing in the state administration when a large number of residents suddenly took ill. Fearing coronavirus outbreak, the state government on Monday rushed a team of doctors to Harri Bhata village, under Baihar tehsil, to conduct rapid tests of some villagers to find out if any of them have...

    • 7 hrs ago
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    Imran Khan defends lifting lockdown, urges Pak to "live with the virus"

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday cited economic losses to justify his government's decision to lift a coronavirus lockdown despite rising infections and deaths, urging people to 'live with the virus.' Pakistan has rolled back almost all shutdown measures, primarily to avert an economic meltdown. The country would open to tourism but cinemas,...

    • 7 hrs ago
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    Global coronavirus death toll tops 3,75,000

    LONDON: More than 3,75,000 people have died worldwide from the novel coronavirus, mainly in the United States and Europe, since it emerged in China last year, according to an AFP tally of official figures at 0550 GMT on Tuesday. A total of 3,75,070 deaths have been registered across the globe from 62,58,474 cases, including 1,79,051 in Europe from 21,67,233 infections. The United States has recorded...

    • 7 hrs ago
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    India will get its growth back, path to that is Atma-nirbhar bharat: PM

    New Delhi: A day after Moody's downgraded India's credit rating to a notch above junk status on growth concerns, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday asserted that the country will definitely get back its economic growth and said reforms undertaken during the lockdown will help the economy in the long-run. Pledging to undertake more structural reforms that will change...

    • 7 hrs ago
  • Economics

    Moody's rated Modi's handling of economy a step above junk, says Rahul Gandhi

    New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday voiced concern over the state of India's economy, saying global rating agency Moody's has termed its handling by Prime Minister Narendra Modi "a step above junk". He said lack of support to the poor and small and medium industry indicates that the worst is yet to come. "Moody's has rated Modi's...

    • 7 hrs ago
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    No place for hate: Satya Nadella backs Black Americans, as he did Muslim Indians

    Washington: There is no place for hate and racism in the society, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has said, asserting that empathy and shared understanding are a start, but more needs to be done. Nadella's remarks come in the wake of the custodial death of George Floyd, a 46-year-old African-American man who was pinned to the ground in Minneapolis on May 25 by a white...

    • 8 hrs ago
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    Maharashtra gears up for cyclone Nisarga, 10 NDRF teams deployed

    Mumbai: Ten teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) have been deployed for rescue operations in view of the 'Nisarga' cyclone, which is likely to hit the west coast of Maharashtra on Wednesday, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said on Tuesday. Elaborating about the government's preparedness for the approaching cyclonic storm, the Chief Minister's Office (CMO) tweeted...

    • 8 hrs ago
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    Floyd's death is homicide, confirms autopsy

    Washington: A medical examiner's office on Monday ruled that the death of George Floyd, the black man whose killing in Minneapolis police custody last week triggered nationwide protests, was a homicide and that he died from asphyxiation. The medical examiner's finding that the death was a homicide confirms the same conclusion of the independent autopsy that was also released on Monday, but there are...

    • 8 hrs ago
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    Gujarat man's father rises from the dead, according to SMS from hospital

    In what may seem like a routine message, a Gujarat man received an SMS from a hospital informing of his father's transfer to a COVID hospital in Ahmedabad on May 30. But instead of assuaging 30-year-old Sagar Shah's concerns regarding his father's treatment, it spooked him off. Why? Shah's father had already died on May 16. Shah, a tuition teacher, was quoted by Deccan...

    • 8 hrs ago

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