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  • 763 fresh COVID-19 cases, 12 fatalities in eight districts of Marathwada
  • Wanda Diamond League in Doha rescheduled for September 25
  • China's Yan sets up clash with world number one Trump at Snooker World Championship
  • Five-time Olympic diver Terauchi tests positive for COVID-19
  • Notorious criminal Vicky Chauhan shot dead by unidentified men in Nanded
  • 447 new corona positive patients detected in Kolhapur
  • Body of 40-yr-old man with stab wounds found in Nashik
  • Covid-19 cases in Nashik rises to 16K
  • Covid-19 cases in Thane surpass 90K
  • War against COVID-19: MP’s body count rises to 900
  • 14-day lockdown in Hingoli from Aug 6
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China's GDP rises by 3.2 pc in Q2 2020: Statistics Bureau

China's GDP rises by 3.2 pc in Q2 2020: Statistics Bureau

Beijing, Jul 16 (UNI) China's GDP has risen by 3.2 per cent in the second quarter of the year, but fallen by 1.6 per cent within the first six months of the year amid the coronavirus pandemic, the National Bureau of Statistics said in a report issued on Thursday.

"According to the preliminary estimates, the gross domestic product (GDP) of China was 45,661.4 billion yuan [about $6.5 trillion] in the first half of 2020, a year-on-year decline of 1.6 percent at comparable prices. The GDP for the first quarter declined by 6.8 percent year on year and that for the second quarter grew by 3.2 percent," the report said.

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India playing leading role to develop COVID vaccine: WHO

India playing leading role to develop COVID vaccine: WHO

03 Aug 2020 | 10:50 PM

Geneva, Aug 3 (UNI) WHO Health Emergencies Programme Executive Director Dr Michael Ryan on Monday said that India is playing a leading role in the development of potential vaccine candidate and also producing potential anti-COVID drugs.

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Election campaign ends in Sri Lankan ahead  of Aug 5 polls

Election campaign ends in Sri Lankan ahead of Aug 5 polls

03 Aug 2020 | 8:27 PM

Colombo, Aug 3 (UNI) Political parties in Sri Lanka ended campaigning activities for the August 5 Parliamentary elections on Monday as the Elections Commission declared a 48-hour "silent period" before the polls.

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India playing leading role in development of COVID vaccine: WHO

India playing leading role in development of COVID vaccine: WHO

03 Aug 2020 | 6:25 PM

Geneva, Aug 3 (UNI) WHO Health Emergencies Programme Executive Director Dr Michael Ryan on Monday said that India is playing a leading role in the development of potential vaccine candidate and also producing potential anti-COVID drugs.

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Masks made mandatory for legislators in Sri Lankan Parliament

03 Aug 2020 | 5:36 PM

Colombo, Aug 3 (UNI) Sri Lanka's health authorities have made it mandatory for legislators to wear face masks when inside the Parliament chamber once the new government is formed after the parliamentary elections on August 5.

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IS militants storm jail in Jalalabad in Eastern Afghanistan killing 21 prisoners

03 Aug 2020 | 4:24 PM

Kabul, Aug 3 (UNI ) Islamic State (IS) militants stormed a prison in Afghanistan’s eastern city Jalalabad, about
130 km east of Kabul, killing at least 22 inmates and wounding another 43, officials said on Monday.

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