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  • Six from T'gana inflicted with Corona die after attending religious prayer meeting in Delhi
  • Bengal records third Coronavirus death
  • Mexico declares health emergency as COVID-19 cases surpass 1,000
  • UP districts on alert after 157 people from state suspected to have attended Nizamuddin religious congregation
  • Number of COVID-19 cases in Canada tops 7,400, death toll stands at 89 - Health Ministry
  • Mainland China reports 48 new imported COVID-19 cases over past 24 hours
  • Number of persons meeting cosmonauts from ISS to be limited over COVID-19: NASA Specialist
  • Kerala reports second COVID-19 death
  • Rupee recovers by 12 paise against USD
  • Sensex rebounds by 551 pts
  • Rupee recovers by 12 paise against USD
  • Sensex rebounds by 551 pts
  • Chhattisgarh: 1 more corona case emerges, tally goes to 8
  • Five more from Delhi’s Nizamuddin prayer meet die in Telangana, COVID-19 death toll rises to 6
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US to spend $6Trln on coronavirus relief - White House

US to spend $6Trln on coronavirus relief - White House

25 Mar 2020 | 8:30 AM

Washington, Mar 25 (UNI) The US government plans to allocate $6 trillion to support the country’s economy which has been battered by the coronavirus pandemic, the White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow told reporters.

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G20 virtual summit on COVID-19 to be held on March 26

25 Mar 2020 | 4:19 AM

Riyadh, Mar 24 (UNI) Saudi Arabia which holds the G20 Presidency will host the virtual G20 Summit on how to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic on March 26, the G20 Saudi secretariat said on Tuesday.

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UN chief asks for massive stimulus package in response to coronavirus

25 Mar 2020 | 2:29 AM

United Nations, Mar 24 (UNI) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday asked leaders of the Group of 20 (G20) to help launch a stimulus package to keep businesses, workers and households particularly in the developing countries, afloat due to the coronavirus crisis, which has forced several businesses, especially non essential businesses to close down.

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Trump intends to reopen economy in 3 weeks despite COVID-19 spread

25 Mar 2020 | 1:56 AM

Washington, Mar 24 (UNI) US President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he wants the US economy to open back up in about three weeks, even as the number of COVID-19 cases continues to climb in the country.

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New WHO recommendations to prevent tuberculosis aims to save millions of lives

25 Mar 2020 | 1:44 AM

Geneva, Mar 24 (UNI) World Tuberculosis Day, observed on March 24 each year, is designed to build public awareness about the global epidemic of tuberculosis (TB) and efforts to eliminate the disease.

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US capital city to close nonessential businesses due to COVID-19

25 Mar 2020 | 12:58 AM

Washington, Mar 24 (UNI) Washington, DC, the US capital, will order all nonessential businesses to close so as to curb the spread of the coronavirus, the city's mayor said Tuesday.

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Bangladesh to release Khaleda Zia

Bangladesh to release Khaleda Zia

24 Mar 2020 | 7:57 PM

Dhaka, Mar 24 (UNI) Bangladesh government on Tuesday decided to release BNP chief and former prime minister Khaleda Zia from jail, conditionally for six months on humanitarian grounds and considering her old age.

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Spain: Coronavirus claims over 500 lives in single day

Spain: Coronavirus claims over 500 lives in single day

24 Mar 2020 | 7:46 PM

Madrid, Mar 24 (UNI) The death toll due to coronavirus soared to 2696 in Spain as country witnessed another 514 deaths in just past 24 hours, Spanish Health Ministry confirmed on Tuesday.

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Bangladesh reports fourth coronavirus death, deploys Army

Bangladesh reports fourth coronavirus death, deploys Army

24 Mar 2020 | 7:20 PM

Dhaka, Mar 24 (UNI) Bangladesh on Tuesday reported its fourth death from the coronavirus while six more people were tested positive of the virus taking the total number of infections to 39.

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Over 60 migrants found dead in sealed container in Mozambique

Over 60 migrants found dead in sealed container in Mozambique

24 Mar 2020 | 6:02 PM

Maputo, Mar 24 (UNI) At least 64 suspected illegal immigrants were found dead inside a sealed shipping container in Mozambique, media reports said on Tuesday.

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Enable Iran to fight pandemic, end sanctions: China to US

Enable Iran to fight pandemic, end sanctions: China to US

24 Mar 2020 | 3:11 PM

Beijing, Mar 24 (UNI) Chinese envoy to the United Nations Zhang Jun on Tuesday urged US to end sanctions it has imposed on Iran so as to enable them to fight the coronavirus pandemic.

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WHO delivers new shipment of medical supplies for COVID-19 response to Iran

WHO delivers new shipment of medical supplies for COVID-19 response to Iran

24 Mar 2020 | 8:57 AM

Tehran, Mar 24 (UNI) The World Health Organization (WHO) has delivered a new shipment of emergency medical supplies to Iran as part of COVID-19 response measures.

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Preventing COVID-19 outbreak in prisons: a challenging but essential task for authorities

Preventing COVID-19 outbreak in prisons: a challenging but essential task for authorities

24 Mar 2020 | 8:22 AM

Copenhagen, Mar 24 (UNI) WHO/Europe has published interim guidance on how to deal with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in prisons and other places of detention, entitled “Preparedness, prevention and control of COVID-19 in prisons and other places of detention”.

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Trump to deploy National Guard in three states to fight coronavirus

23 Mar 2020 | 9:08 PM

Washington, Mar 23 (UNI) US President Donald Trump announced on Monday that he has ordered the deployment of National Guard troops in three of the states hardest hit by the Novel Coronavirus outbreak.

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Tighter lockdown measures come into force in Italy

23 Mar 2020 | 9:03 PM

Rome, Mar 22 (UNI) Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte signed a new decree that came into effect on Monday, which will close down all non-essential production across the country.

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