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  • COVID-19: 10,820 fresh cases reported, 97 more patients die in AP
  • Newly-appointed UPSC Chairman calls on Jitendra Singh
  • Punjab Guv tests negative while his Principal Secy & 4 others found Covid positive
  • Nagaland COVID-19 cases reach 2781, 93 new cases in 24 hrs
  • Punjab: 987 test +ve, 24 die
  • Ex-JPC Commander with 4 other associates nabbed by Hazaribagh police, arms and ammunition recovered
  • Aurangabad registers 263 new COVID patients
  • PM to inaugurate Submarine Optical Fibre from Chennai to Andaman & Nicobar on Monday
  • Former K'taka minister G Ramakrishna passed away at 82
  • Criminal cases registered against hotel, hospital managements: AP HM
  • Jammu Admn felicitates Centenarian freedom fighter on behalf of President
  • Oppn questions K'taka govt over flood funds
  • COVID-19 cases mounts up in Meghalaya, High Court closed
  • Delhi records 1300 fresh COVID cases in past 24 hrs
  • CISF orders probe after 'are you an Indian' poser to Kani at airport
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Mongolia woman gives birth to twins on airplane

Ulan Bator, Jul 10 (UNI) A 42-year-old Mongolian woman gave birth to twins on a chartered flight from Ulan Bator, the capital of Istanbul, Mongolia, early Friday.
"The twins were born two months early and their mothers are now isolated and under medical care," Dulama Nyamkhu, head of Mongolia's National Center for Communicable Diseases, told a press conference on Friday. news agency Xinhua reported.
Since the COVID-19 outbreak, Mongolia has been bringing back its citizens from abroad in stages via chartered flights, buses and trains.
The woman is one of over 260 Mongolian nationals who returned from Turkey on a chartered flight early Friday, according to the center.
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Voter turnout for Belarus presidential election at 45 33%

Voter turnout for Belarus presidential election at 45 33%

09 Aug 2020 | 6:31 PM

Minsk, Aug 9 (UNI) The voter turnout for the presidential election in Belarus was at 45.33 percent as of 700 GMT on Sunday, according to Lidia Ermoshina, the chairwoman of the Belarusian Central Election Commission.

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One killed, 9 injured in Washington DC shooting

One killed, 9 injured in Washington DC shooting

09 Aug 2020 | 5:08 PM

Washington, Aug 9 (UNI) At least one people was killed and nine others wounded in a shooting in Washington DC on Sunday.

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Magnitude 5 1 quake shakes west of Iran

Magnitude 5 1 quake shakes west of Iran

09 Aug 2020 | 4:50 PM

Tehran, Aug 9 (UNI) A 5.1 magnitude earthquake hit Guilangharb county in Iran's western Kermanshah province on Sunday, official IRNA news agency reported.

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B’desh: 'Deaths in crossfire' in name of anti-drug campaign galore

09 Aug 2020 | 4:32 PM

Dhaka, Aug 9 (UNI) Many people allegedly died in crossfire in the name of anti-drug campaign, though the government of Bangladesh has always claimed that its law enforcers do not work outside the law.
Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), an elite force, is one of the law enforcing agencies in the country.
A 35-year-old man named Suleiman (pseudonym) lived in a slum in Dhaka with his eight-year-old daughter. According to his family, he struggled to collect his daily meal.
Suleiman's family told Amnesty International, a UK-based human rights group, that he had called a family member before he was killed in a so-called gunfight, that police had demanded a bribe of BDT 20,000 in exchange for his release.

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Coronavirus claims 34 more lives in Bangladesh

Coronavirus claims 34 more lives in Bangladesh

09 Aug 2020 | 4:20 PM

Dhaka, Aug 9 (UNI) The death toll from coronavirus has reached 3,399 as 34 more people died from the disease in the last 24 hours.

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