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Coronavirus outbreak: Indian embassy in Beijing cancels R-Day event

Coronavirus outbreak: Indian embassy in Beijing cancels R-Day event

Beijing, Jan 24 (UNI) The Indian embassy in China has cancelled Republic Day celebrations in wake of outbreak and spread of the new Coronavirus.

"In view of the evolving situation due to the corona virus outbreak in China as well as the decision of Chinese authorities to cancel public gathering and events, @EOIBeijing has also decided to call off the Republic Day reception scheduled to be held @EOIBeijing on January 26th", Indian embassy here said in a tweet.

The Coronavirus outbreak in China has already killed 25 people and infected over 800 others, mostly in China's Hubei province.

A national research team of 14 experts has also been set up to help prevent and control the latest novel Coronavirus outbreak in China, the Ministry of Science and Technology announced on Friday.

Confirmed cases of new coronavirus have also been recorded in the United States, South Korea, Japan, Vietnam, Singapore and Thailand. On Thursday, the World Health Organization said it was too early to declare a global emergency over the outbreak.

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FATF asks Pakistan to tighten laws against terror financing

FATF asks Pakistan to tighten laws against terror financing

18 Feb 2020 | 6:03 PM

Islamabad, Feb 18 (UNI) Terror watchdog, Financial Action Task Force (FATF), has asked Pakistan to enact tougher laws to check terror financing and take strict penal action against individuals involved in it.

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UN Secy Gen visits Kartarpur gurdwara

UN Secy Gen visits Kartarpur gurdwara

18 Feb 2020 | 6:00 PM

Islamabad, Feb 18 (UNI) United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres visited Kartarpur Corridor on Tuesday and termed it as a "corridor of hope" and symbol of interfaith harmony.

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Philippines lifts coronavirus-induced travel ban on Hong Kong, Macao

Philippines lifts coronavirus-induced travel ban on Hong Kong, Macao

18 Feb 2020 | 5:41 PM

Moscow, Feb 18 (UNI) The Philippine authorities have allowed their citizens to return to work in Hong Kong and Macao, which were imposed due to the coronavirus outbreak, Undersecretary for Civilian Security and Consular Concerns of the Philippine Foreign Ministry Brigido Dulay said on Tuesday.

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India, EU to deepen defence security ties

India, EU to deepen defence security ties

18 Feb 2020 | 5:25 PM

Brussels, Feb 18 (UNI) India and European Union expect to deepen their engagement – particularly in the field of defence security and menace of terrorism.

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Wuhan hospital head dies from coronavirus

18 Feb 2020 | 4:48 PM

Beijing, Feb 18 (UNI) Liu Zhiming, head of the Wuchang Hospital in Wuhan, the epicenter of the novel coronavirus epidemic, died from the virus on Tuesday, the Wuhan municipal health commission said.

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