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  • Thorat raises concern over transfer of Elgar Parishad case to NIA
  • Veteran actress Kishori Ballal passes away
  • EESL inks MoU with BSNL to install 1000 public charging stations across India
  • UP Budget focuses on airports, expressways
  • AIFF gets AFC Grassroots Charter bronze level membership
  • Total foodgrain production in 2019-20 to be higher than normal: Govt
  • Ex MLA, Karnala Coop Bank chairman among 76 booked for fraud of Rs 512 cr
  • Around 785 restaurants shut down in Lebanon amid economic crisis
  • IAEA head Grossi to pay visit to Japan from February 24-28 - Foreign Ministry
  • BJP attacks PC over ex top cop's revelations
  • Guv Jagdeep Dhankhar's condoles at the Demise of actor-turned politician Tapas Paul, Cremation Tomorrow
  • Torrent group hails apex court judgement regarding dismissal of Adani Gas plea
  • Centre serving all regions with responsibility towards 130 cr Indians: Goyal
  • Number of operational SEZs grow to 241
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Makeshift hospital in Wuhan at full capacity to treat coronavirus-infected patients

Makeshift hospital in Wuhan at full capacity to treat coronavirus-infected patients

13 Feb 2020 | 11:23 AM

Wuhan, Feb 13 (UNI) More than 1,000 patients infected with the novel coronavirus had been admitted to a makeshift hospital in Wuhan, the epicenter of the virus outbreak, as of the end of Wednesday.

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World experts and funders set priorities for COVID-19 research

World experts and funders set priorities for COVID-19 research

13 Feb 2020 | 11:15 AM

Geneva, Feb 13 (UNI) Leading health experts from around the world have been meeting at the World Health Organization’s Geneva headquarters to assess the current level of knowledge about the new COVID-19 disease, identify gaps and work together to accelerate and fund priority research needed to help stop this outbreak and prepare for any future outbreaks.

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Italian Senate votes to try far right leader Salvini

Italian Senate votes to try far right leader Salvini

13 Feb 2020 | 11:08 AM

Rome, Feb 13 (UNI) The Italian upper house the Senate voted on Wednesday to allow prosecutors to try the country's far-right leader and former interior Matteo Salvini over charges of holding migrants at sea, after stripping him of his immunity from presecution under Italian law.

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Ten-fold increase in confirmed coronavirus cases

Ten-fold increase in confirmed coronavirus cases

13 Feb 2020 | 10:25 AM

Beijing, Feb 13 (UNI) Health authorities in China’s Hubei province – the epicentre of the coronavirus epidemic– reported on Thursday 14,840 new confirmed cases, almost 10 times the number reported a day earlier, and new deaths attributable to the contagion rose to 242, more than double on the day.

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Pompeo begins trip to Europe, Mideast to discuss security matters with partners

Pompeo begins trip to Europe, Mideast to discuss security matters with partners

13 Feb 2020 | 9:25 AM

Washington, Feb 13 (UNI) United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is making his way to Germany on Thursday to participate in a security summit before heading to the Middle East and Africa to discuss other regional issues with partners.

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Iowa Democratic Party chief resigns after caucus vote count failure

Iowa Democratic Party chief resigns after caucus vote count failure

13 Feb 2020 | 9:22 AM

Washington, Feb 13 (UNI) US state of Iowa Democratic Party Chairman Troy Price said he is stepping down in the wake of failures in counting the vote during last week’s presidential primary caucuses.

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Plane crash kills 4 in Colombia

13 Feb 2020 | 9:07 AM

Bogota, Feb 13 (UNI) At least four people were killed when a twin-engine aircraft crashed in north of Colombia's capital Bogota, the national civil aviation agency said.

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Car accident claims eight lives in Russia

Car accident claims eight lives in Russia

13 Feb 2020 | 8:16 AM

Moscow, Feb 13 (UNI) Eight people were killed on Thursday in Russia’s Pskov Region in a car accident, which involved a minibus and a truck, the Emergencies Ministry said.

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Nigeria: 16 family members killed by gunmen

Nigeria: 16 family members killed by gunmen

12 Feb 2020 | 8:37 PM

Lagos, Feb 12 (UNI) At least 16 members of a family were killed by unknown gunmen in Nigeria's north-central state of Kaduna, a police source said on Wednesday.

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China: Factory blast leaves 5 dead, 10 injured

12 Feb 2020 | 6:34 PM

Beijing, February 12 (UNI) Five people were killed and 10 others injured as a result of an explosion at a chemical factory in the Huludao city of the northeastern Chinese province of Liaoning, media reported on Wednesday.

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Japan: 5.5-magnitude quake strikes off Fukushima Prefecture, no tsunami warning issued

12 Feb 2020 | 5:40 PM

Tokyo, Feb 12 (UNI) An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.5 on Wednesday struck off Japan's Fukushima Prefecture, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA).

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Hafiz Saaed convicted ahead of FATF plenary

Hafiz Saaed convicted ahead of FATF plenary

12 Feb 2020 | 5:35 PM

Islamabad, Feb 12 (UNI) Just four days ahead of Financial Action Task Force's (FATF) plenary in Paris that would decide Pakistan's fate, a Lahore anti-terrorism court on Wednesday convicted the 2008 Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saaed to eleven years in jail for his involvement in two terror-financing cases.

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Hafiz Saaed convicted ahead of FATF plenary

Hafiz Saaed convicted ahead of FATF plenary

12 Feb 2020 | 5:12 PM

Islamabad, Feb 12 (UNI) Just four days ahead of Financial Action Task Force's (FATF) plenary in Paris that would decide Pakistan's fate, a Lahore anti-terrorism court on Wednesday convicted the 2008 Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saaed to five and a half years in jail for his involvement in two terror-financing cases.

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New Zealand police unveils 1st AI officer

12 Feb 2020 | 4:58 PM

Wellington, Feb 12 (UNI) New Zealand Police in a step to modernise its services unveiled its first Artificial intelligence (AI) officer named "Ella" on Wednesday.

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Russia warns to retaliate if US withdraws from open skies treaty

Russia warns to retaliate if US withdraws from open skies treaty

12 Feb 2020 | 4:45 PM

Moscow, Feb 12 (UNI) Russia will be forced to take countermeasures if the United States withdraws from the Open Skies Treaty, Foreign Ministry's Department for Nonproliferation and Arms Control Director Vladimir Ermakov has said.

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