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  • Food prices up, oil and sugar at multi-year highs in Feb: FAO
  • WTT Contender: Indian challenge ends as Sharath Kamal bows out
  • Shivraj Chouhan receives first jab of COVID-19 vaccine
  • Bihar Govt announces separate department for skill and entrepreneurship
  • AP CM directs officials to expedite construction of Anganwadi centres
  • Jharkhand: Jilted CRPF jawan attacks nine family members of alleged girlfriend, 4 serious
  • ED files prosecution complaint against Himachal based company in a fraud case
  • Vigilance bureau registers enquiry to expose malpractices in records of food items samples
  • Bengaluru top performer in Ease of Living Index
  • ArcelorMittal Nippon Steel India to set up 12 MTPA Integrated Steel Complex at Odisha's Kendrapara
  • TMC demands removal of Deputy Election Commissioner Sudip Jain
  • Jharkhand CM condemns Chaibasa blast, asks ultras to shun violence & return to mainstream of life
  • Gram panchayat member dies, 10 others injured as two rival political groups clash during deputy sarpanch poll in Sangli
  • War against drugs:Police nabs 855 smugglers, suppliers during week-long drive
  • Sitharaman receives first dose of COVID-19 vaccine
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Vaccination against coronavirus begins in Estonia on Sunday: Social Affairs Ministry

HELSINKI, Dec 27 (Sputnik) Estonia will begin the process of vaccinating its population against COVID-19 on Sunday, having received the first batches of coronavirus vaccines, the Ministry of Social Affairs said.
On Saturday, Estonia received the first batch of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine, consisting of 9,750 doses (enough for nearly 5,000 people). The country expects more deliveries in January.
Vaccination will begin on Sunday. According to Estonia’s Minister of Social Affairs Tanel Kiik, medical workers will get vaccinated first. In total, about 30,000 healthcare workers are expected to get shots in the coming days, as well as over 25,000 people working and living in care homes and 260,000 people over 70 and those with chronic health conditions.
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S Jaishankar arrives in Bangladesh

S Jaishankar arrives in Bangladesh

04 Mar 2021 | 2:33 PM

Dhaka, Mar 4 (UNI) Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar arrived here on Thursday to prepare the ground for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to celebrate 50 years of Bangladesh's independence.

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Facebook removes 530 Instagram accounts supporting Navalny

Facebook removes 530 Instagram accounts supporting Navalny

04 Mar 2021 | 10:01 AM

Moscow, Mar 4 (UNI) Facebook has removed 530 accounts on the social networking service Instagram, which were allegedly associated with the coverage of protests in the support of Russian opposition figure Alexey Navalny.

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Israel accuses Iran of 'environmental terrorism' off Jewish state's coast

Israel accuses Iran of 'environmental terrorism' off Jewish state's coast

04 Mar 2021 | 9:46 AM

Tel Aviv, Mar 4 (UNI) Israeli Environment Minister Gila Gamliel accused Iran of "environmental terrorism", blaming Tehran for the oil spill off the Israeli Mediterranean coast, as a result of which about 160 kilometers of beaches were contaminated with oil products.

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Death toll from Covid-19 in Colombia surpasses 60k

Death toll from Covid-19 in Colombia surpasses 60k

04 Mar 2021 | 9:42 AM

Bogota, Mar 4 (UNI) The death toll from the Covid-19 in Colombia has increased by 110 people to 60,082 within the past 24 hours, the national Ministry of Health said.

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Peru receives 1st batch of Pfizer vaccine against Covid-19

Peru receives 1st batch of Pfizer vaccine against Covid-19

04 Mar 2021 | 8:43 AM

Lima, Mar 4 (UNI) Peru has received the first batch of the Pfizer vaccine against the COVID-19, Prime Minister Violeta Bermudez said.

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