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  • Brazil to use China's Sinovac vaccine against COVID
  • Six detainees in Paris teacher murder case release from custody
  • 5 9-magnitude quake hits 183 km off Neiafu, Tonga: USGS
  • COVID-19: Brazil's death toll near 155,000
  • US mortality data indicates COVID-19 death toll nearly double reported toll-Health Department
  • M'rashtra sees uptick with over 8,000 fresh Covid-19 cases
  • COVID-19 toll in Bengal rises to 6180 with the death of 61 persons
  • Conduct standing committee meeting physically, HC to BMC
  • Record seizure of Rs 35 26 cr done in Expenditure Monitoring Process during Bihar polls: EC
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China's food industry posts strong profit growth

Beijing, Sep 13 (Xinhua) China's major food processing companies recorded combined profits of 320.39 billion yuan (about 46.84 billion U.S. dollars) in the first seven months of 2020, up 7.5 percent year-on-year, according to official data.
Profit growth at these enterprises, whose annual revenues exceed 20 million yuan from their main operations, was in contrast to an 8.1 percent profit decline for the country's major industrial enterprises, according to data from the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT).
A breakdown of the data showed agricultural and food product processors saw their combined profits surge 20.1 percent from one year earlier, while combined profits of liquor, beverage and tea manufacturers fell 1 percent.
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Six detainees in Paris teacher murder case release from custody

Six detainees in Paris teacher murder case release from custody

21 Oct 2020 | 8:03 AM

Paris, Oct 21 (UNI) At least six people, detained as part of the investigation into the murder of a teacher in the suburbs of Paris, have been released from custody, France Info radio station reported.

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COVID-19: Brazil's death toll near 155,000

COVID-19: Brazil's death toll near 155,000

21 Oct 2020 | 7:20 AM

Brasilia, Oct 21 (UNI) Brazil reported 661 more deaths from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the death toll to 154,837, the Ministry of Health said.

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US ready to meet Russia over issue of Nuclear Arms Control

20 Oct 2020 | 7:42 PM

Washington, Oct 20 (UNI) US on Tuesday appreciated Russia's willingness to finalize a nuclear arms control agreement and said that it is prepared to meet 'immediately'.

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Bangladesh COVID-19 cases rise to 3,91,586, death toll reaches 5,699

Bangladesh COVID-19 cases rise to 3,91,586, death toll reaches 5,699

20 Oct 2020 | 5:40 PM

Dhaka, Oct 20 (UNI) Bangladesh reported 1,380 new COVID-19 cases and 18 new deaths on Tuesday, making the tally at 391,586 and death toll at 5,699, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said.

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Brazil's COVID death toll tops 154,000

Brazil's COVID death toll tops 154,000

20 Oct 2020 | 8:45 AM

Brasilia, Oct. 20 (UNI) Brazil on Monday reported 271 more deaths from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, raising the death toll to 154,176.

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