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  • Corona positive cases reach 60 in Bihar
  • Kejriwal greets people on Good Friday
  • OPEC+ adopts declaration of cooperation on 3-stage reduction of oil production: Baku
  • Assam reports first COVID-19 death
  • Saudi Arabia says new OPEC+ deal impossible without Mexico – Source
  • Coronavirus cases reach 143,626 in Italy, pressure on hospitals decrease
  • Death toll from COVID-19 exceeds 95,000 worldwide: Johns Hopkins University
  • Putin, Trump, King Salman Say Want to Coordinate Moves on Stabilizing Oil Market – Kremlin
  • OPEC+ Talks Come to End, Discussions to Continue on Friday – Sources
  • Mexico Withdraws From OPEC+ Talks Without Giving Consent to New Output Cut Deal – Sources
  • OPEC+ Still Can Reach New Oil Output Cut Deal Despite Mexico's Exit From Talks – Source
  • OPEC+ Hopes to Persuade Mexico of Returning to Oil Output Cut Deal on Friday – Source
  • UNSC holds first meeting on coronavirus pandemic
  • COVID-19 pandemic reveals how bioterrorist attack may unfold - UN Secretary-General
  • COVID-19: UK PM moved out of intensive care

IMCL launches innovative packages for subscribers to stay connected

09 Apr 2020 | 9:44 PM

Kolkata, Apr 9 (UNI) IndusInd Media and Communications Ltd. (IMCL), the media vertical
of the global Hinduja Group has implemented a slew of innovative products and solutions
to help its Local Cable Operators (LCOs) and its millions of subscribers across India;
ensure access to quality content – amidst the Covid-19 lockdown.

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AP students denied help considering them as Chinese nationals

09 Apr 2020 | 9:41 PM

Pune, Apr 9 (UNI) During the ongoing COVID-19 crisis when humanity has bridged differences in the society, the people of North East have once again being victimized owing to insensitive thinking of few who consider them as Chinese nationals owing to their distinct facial features.
According to the Integrated Facility Service provider Bharat Vikas Group (BVG), around 250 students hailing from the state of Arunachal Pradesh were not helped during their hardships as they were thought of as Chinese nationals.

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Covid-19: 18 test positive in Telangana, death toll rises to 12

09 Apr 2020 | 9:39 PM

Hyderabad, Apr 9 (UNI) 18 new positive cases and one more coronavirus death was reported in Telangana state on Thursday, taking the total number of people deceased with the infection in the state to 12, Health Minister Eatala Rajender said here.

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COVID-19: Nashik administration seals Malegaon city

COVID-19: Nashik administration seals Malegaon city

09 Apr 2020 | 9:38 PM

Nashik, Apr 9 (UNI) As a timely preventive measure, the district administration has sealed the Malegaon city after it reported five confirmed COVID-19 cases and one fatality, stated Collector Suresh Mandhare on Thursday.

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207 samples collected for suspected COVID-19 in Arunachal

09 Apr 2020 | 9:36 PM

Itanagar, Apr 9 (UNI) A total of 207 samples have been collected so far for suspected COVID-19, for laboratory testing in Arunachal Pradesh.

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22,826 persons in Meghalaya received Workers Welfare Fund

09 Apr 2020 | 9:30 PM

Shillong, Apr 9 (UNI) A total of 22,826 persons registered under the Building and Construction Workers Welfare Fund has received Rs 1000 entitlement on Tuesday, Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong said on Thursday.

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K'taka: 10 tested COVID-19 positive in Belagavi, 1,461 observed

09 Apr 2020 | 9:30 PM

Belagavi, Apr 9 (UNI) As many as 10 suspected coronavirus patients tested positive here on Thursday.

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Kerala CM urges PM to ensure safety of 2.8 million Indians in UAE

Kerala CM urges PM to ensure safety of 2.8 million Indians in UAE

09 Apr 2020 | 9:27 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, Apr 9 (UNI) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ensure the safety of 2.8 million Indian migrants in UAE where preventive measures and quarantine methods are ineffective to contain the spread of COVID-19.

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Encounter between police and Maoists in Chaibasa

09 Apr 2020 | 9:26 PM

Chaibasa, Apr 9 (UNI) An encounter took place between the CPI Maoists and the security personnel comprising the jawans of district police and CRPF in the hills of Kedabir located under Sonuwa Police Station area of the West Singhbhum district.

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Muslim cleric appeals to the community not to go to graveyard during Shab-e-Barat

09 Apr 2020 | 9:25 PM

Lucknow, Apr 9 (UNI) The Imam of Aishbagh Idgah Maulana Khalid Rashid Firangi Mahali has reiterated his appeal to the mulims not to visit the graveyards and mosques on the occasion of Shab-e-Barat on Thursday night in view of the country-wide lockdown to contain the spread of corona virus.

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Kotak's leadership team to take 15 pc cut

09 Apr 2020 | 9:24 PM

Kolkata Apr 09 (UNI) Kotak Mahindra Bank today announced that the group’s leadership team has unanimously opted to take a 15 per cent cut in compensation for the financial year 2020-21.

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Lockdown to be intensified in Srinagar, appeal those hiding travel history to come forward: DC

09 Apr 2020 | 9:21 PM

Srinagar, Apr 9 (UNI) Asserting that the ongoing lockdown would be intensified from Friday in view of upward spiral of Coronavirus cases, Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar, Shahid Iqbal Choudhary on Thursday appealed people, hiding their travel history, to come forward voluntarily to get tested for the infection.

Dr Choudhary said that some 800 people, who didn’t disclose their travel history, were traced by a robust contact tracing mechanism. “Had they come forward earlier, perhaps the situation would not have been same at we are in today. We have to understand that each positive case entails a contact list of around 150 people and we have to trace all of them,” the Srinagar DC -- who was flanked by SSP, Srinagar, Dr Haseeb Mughal during a press conference here on Thursday – told reporters.

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Assam tally at 29 as Nizamuddin-linked person tests positive

09 Apr 2020 | 9:19 PM

Guwahati, Apr 9 (UNI) The total number of COVID-19 cases in Assam has gone up to 29 with a person who had come in touch with a positive patient with Nizamuddin Markaz linkage testing positive today, while the condition of one of the previously detected patient turned critical.

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CM asks for intensive screening in the hotspot areas

CM asks for intensive screening in the hotspot areas

09 Apr 2020 | 9:13 PM

Patna, Apr 9 (UNI) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today directed the concerned authorities to launch intensive screening drive in the area declared hotspot for virus infection and take appropriate action according to the protocol for the disease.

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Two Bangladeshi barge sink in Hooghly River

09 Apr 2020 | 9:10 PM

Sagar Island/Kulpi Apr 9 (UNI) Two Bangladeshi vessels returning with fly ash
capsized in the Hooghly river in a span of 12 hours, raising question
among the local people in South 24 Parganas how the foreign ships entered into Indian
water territory while the international borders have been sealed from all sides amid
country-wide lock-down in view of COVID-19.

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