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  • Haryana police arrested most wanted criminal
  • Mysuru: 29 students fell sick after consuming milk
  • NIA conducts multiple raids in Kashmir
  • Def Min Rajnath Singh to attend Yediyurappa's felicitation function in K'taka
  • Janpad CEO suspended in corruption case
  • Gujarat: FM presents Rs 2,17,287 cr budget for FY 2020-21
  • Australia's Chef de Mission tells athletes to focus on training for Tokyo Olympics
  • Congress stages 'dharna' against BJP MLA’s remark on freedom fighter Iyengar
  • Security force launch CASO in south Kashmir’s Shopian
  • Awareness for school students against not visiting porn sites:Nitish
  • Centre accords top priority for welfare of 3 5 crore workers : Gangwar
  • U S advises its citizens to exercise caution in Delhi
  • Hero ISL semi-finals fixtures announced; away goals rule to apply
  • Punjab CM rules out revocation of reservation policy
  • Minor immolates herself, accuses three persons of rape
World

India was Great: Trump after reaching US

26 Feb 2020 | 6:55 PM

Washington, Feb 26 (UNI) Soon after reaching back to United States on Wednesday, President Donald Trump termed his maiden two-day visit to India as 'great and successful'.

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Declaring COVID-19 as 'pandemic' has no tangible benefits: WHO chief

26 Feb 2020 | 6:30 PM

Geneva, Feb 26 (UNI) Stating that China has prompted some media and politicians to push for a pandemic to be declared in wake of Coronavirus, World Health Organization Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom said that we should not be too eager to declare a pandemic without a careful and clear-minded analysis of the facts.

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Pakistan declares Nawaz Sharif as ‘absconder’

Pakistan declares Nawaz Sharif as ‘absconder’

26 Feb 2020 | 6:08 PM

Islamabad, Feb 26 (UNI) Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was on Wednesday declared as an 'absconder' by the Pakistan government for not fulfilling his bail requirements.

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First coronavirus case confirmed in Greece

26 Feb 2020 | 6:04 PM

Athens, Feb 26 (UNI) Greece on Wednesday announced the country's first confirmed case of the novel coronavirus, local media reported.

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Brazil confirms first case of coronavirus

26 Feb 2020 | 6:00 PM

Moscow, Feb 26 (UNI) Brazil on Wednesday confirmed its first case of Coronavirus, making this the first such case to be registered in South America, media reported on Wednesday.

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COVID-19 death toll rises to 12 in S Korea, 1261 infected

26 Feb 2020 | 5:30 PM

Seoul, Feb 26 (UNI) As South Korea confirmed 284 more cases of the COVID-19 on Wednesday, the total number of confirmed cases of infections rose to 1,261, while the death toll now stands at 12.

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Five dead, 10000 displaced in Jakarta floods

Five dead, 10000 displaced in Jakarta floods

26 Feb 2020 | 4:51 PM

Jakarta, Feb 26 (UNI) Five people were killed while almost 10000 people were forced to flee their homes as powerful floods coupled with landslides hit Indonesia's West Java province, local media reported on Wednesday.

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Trump India visit for building strong partnership: White House

Trump India visit for building strong partnership: White House

26 Feb 2020 | 4:40 PM

Washington, Feb 26 (UNI) US president Donald Trump's visit to India was aimed at deepening the strategic partnership between the two nations which would also benefit from strong economic ties that advance prosperity, investment and job creation, says the White House.

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More than 1000 infected by COVID-19 in S Korea

More than 1000 infected by COVID-19 in S Korea

26 Feb 2020 | 4:22 PM

Seoul, Feb 26 (UNI) South Korea confirmed 284 more cases of the COVID-19 on Wednesday, raising the total number of infections to 1,261, and the death toll rose to 12.

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Strong quake hits eastern Indonesia, no tsunami alert issued

Strong quake hits eastern Indonesia, no tsunami alert issued

26 Feb 2020 | 3:45 PM

Jakarta, Feb 26 (UNI) An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale struck Indonesia's eastern Maluku province on Wednesday, United States Geological Survey (USGS) said on Wednesday.

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Ex-Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak dies

Ex-Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak dies

25 Feb 2020 | 8:27 PM

Cairo, Feb 25 (UNI) Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak passed away here after prolonged illness, state-run TV reported on Tuesday. He was 94.

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Nawaz Sharif's bail extension application rejected

Nawaz Sharif's bail extension application rejected

25 Feb 2020 | 6:44 PM

Islamabad, Feb 25 (UNI) The Punjab government on Tuesday rejected former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif's application for extension of bail, saying that his bail period had already lapsed eight weeks ago.

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COVID-19: Death toll rises to 15 in Iran

COVID-19: Death toll rises to 15 in Iran

25 Feb 2020 | 6:40 PM

Tehran, Feb 25 (UNI) Iran's Health Ministry on Tuesday confirmed three new deaths from COVID-19, taking the death toll to 15 people.

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Seoul mulls taking 'maximum' quarantine steps to contain coronavirus

25 Feb 2020 | 6:21 PM

Seoul, Feb 25 (UNI) South Korea is planning to take "maximum" quarantine steps to curb coronavirus spread, government officials said on Tuesday.

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US need to work with India to cut air pollution: Sanders

US need to work with India to cut air pollution: Sanders

25 Feb 2020 | 5:21 PM

Washington, Feb 25 (UNI) The US should work with India to cut air pollution and create good renewable energy jobs instead of making defence deals, Senator and Democratic frontrunner in the November presidential election, Bernie Sanders said as a new report warned that climate change could turn into a "catastrophic" threat to national and global security in the coming decades.

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