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  • COVID: Delhi reports 306 fatalities, 26,169 new cases; positivity rate swells to 36 24 pc
  • PM Modi cancels Bengal visit, to hold high level review meetings on COVID situation
  • CSIR-CMERI develops oxygen enrichment unit to combat nationwide oxygen supply shortage
  • Top 2 seeds in Men' Singles event, set up a summit clash at AITA Men's Open Tennis Tournament
  • TECNO ropes in Bollywood Superstar Ayushmann Khurrana as its Indian brand ambassador for 2021
  • EC prohibits road shows, pad-yatras, vehicle rallies for remaining two phases of West Bengal Assembly polls
  • COVID: HP sees 1,774 new cases, 18 die
  • Turnout around 80 per cent in sixth phase in Bengal
  • COVID-19: Karnataka reports 25,795 cases, highest single day hike
  • Out source employees to get incentive of Rs 200 per shift: CoM
  • PM cancels West Bengal tour
  • Sardar Patel Covid Care Centre at Chhatapur to reopen within 3 days
  • Foreign Ministers of Afghanistan, Pakistan, Turkey to meet in Istanbul: Ankara
  • UP adds 34,379 fresh Covid-19 cases, 195 deaths
  • Covid management: SCBA moves SC on transfer of cases
World

Pakistan stay out: Afghan President

22 Apr 2021 | 9:23 PM

Kabul, Apr 22 (UNI) Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday called on Pakistan to not to interfere in his country and rein in the Taliban so as to ensure peaceful departure of NATO forces next month.

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UN chief warns world on verge of climate abyss, says leaders must take action

22 Apr 2021 | 8:34 PM

Washington, Apr 22 (UNI) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres issued a stark warning to world leaders joining the climate summit of an impending crisis caused by a buildup of greenhouse gases to the highest level in 3 million years, in a speech to the virtual event hosted by President Joe Biden on Thursday.

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Foreign Ministers of Afghanistan, Pakistan, Turkey to meet in Istanbul: Ankara

22 Apr 2021 | 8:09 PM

Ankara, Apr 22 (UNI) Turkish Foreign Ministry announced on Thursday that a trilateral meeting between foreign ministers of Turkey, Afghanistan and Pakistan will take place in Istanbul on April 23.

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Pakistan court grants bail to Leader of Opposition

Pakistan court grants bail to Leader of Opposition

22 Apr 2021 | 6:39 PM

Islamabad, Apr 22(UNI) The Lahore High Court (LHC) granted post-arrest bail to Pakistan's Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif on Thursday in a money laundering case.

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Australia cuts flights by 30 pc from India

Australia cuts flights by 30 pc from India

22 Apr 2021 | 6:36 PM

Canberra, Apr 22 (UNI) Australia on Thursday decided to cut the number of flights from India which is seeing a rise in COVID -19 cases and limited Australians who need to go there to "only very urgent cases".

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Russia starts massive drills in Crimea amid tensions

22 Apr 2021 | 6:23 PM

Moscow, Apr 22 (UNI) Russia kicked off large-scale military exercises in Crimea on Thursday amid escalated tensions with Ukraine.

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Disruption in vaccine supply to Bangladesh will soon end: Indian High Commissioner

Disruption in vaccine supply to Bangladesh will soon end: Indian High Commissioner

22 Apr 2021 | 4:49 PM

Dhaka, Apr 22 (UNI) India has so far provided seven million Covid vaccines to Bangladesh and the remaining doses will be delivered very soon, Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Vikram Doraiswamy said here on Thursday morning.

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Perseverance Mars Rover extracts oxygen from red planet atmosphere for 1st time: NASA

Perseverance Mars Rover extracts oxygen from red planet atmosphere for 1st time: NASA

22 Apr 2021 | 9:14 AM

Washington, Apr 22 (UNI) US rover Perseverance has extracted oxygen from the atmosphere of Mars for the first time in history, NASA said.

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Four dead, 12 injured in blast at hotel in Balochistan's Quetta

Four dead, 12 injured in blast at hotel in Balochistan's Quetta

22 Apr 2021 | 8:25 AM

Islamabad, Apr 22 (UNI) At least four people, including a police official, were killed and 12 others wounded in an explosion in the parking area of a four-star hotel in Balochistan's capital Quetta on Wednesday night, police said.

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Three dead, 13 injured in blast at hotel in Balochistan's Quetta

22 Apr 2021 | 12:48 AM

Islamabad, Apr 21 (UNI) Three people were killed and 13 others wounded in an explosion in the parking area of a four-star hotel in Balochistan's capital Quetta, police said.
According to the Dawn newspaper, the blast occurred at 2230 hrs on Wednesday.

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At least 2 officers killed in southern Nigeria

21 Apr 2021 | 9:03 PM

Abuja, Apr 21 (UNI) At least two law enforcement officers have been killed and several others were injured during an attack on a police station in the Nigerian southern state of Enugu, media reported on Wednesday.

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US lawmaker recommends Pulitzer for teen who filmed police murder of Floyd

21 Apr 2021 | 8:20 PM

Washington, Apr 21 (UNI) Darnella Frazier, the teenager who filmed the video of George Floyd's murder, should win a Pulitzer Prize for photojournalism, US Senator Tim Kaine said on Wednesday.

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Putin says will find 'asymmetrical' ways to defend interests if 'red lines crossed'

Putin says will find 'asymmetrical' ways to defend interests if 'red lines crossed'

21 Apr 2021 | 6:55 PM

Moscow, Apr 21 (UNI) Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday warned against crossing the "red lines" and said that Moscow will define red lines in relations with other countries on its own in every individual case.

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European Union military committee to hold meeting

21 Apr 2021 | 10:43 AM

Brussels, Apr 21 (UNI) The European Union Military Committee (EUMC) will convene on Wednesday for a meeting.

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Dozens gather at spot where George Floyd died nearly year ago, to pay tribute

Dozens gather at spot where George Floyd died nearly year ago, to pay tribute

21 Apr 2021 | 10:13 AM

Minneapolis, Apr 21 (UNI) Dozens gathered near a convenience store in Minneapolis, a place where George Floyd died nearly a year ago, to pay tribute to the African American and celebrate a court’s decision to convict a policeman of his murder.

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