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  • British followed "divide and rule", Modi following "divert and rule": Kanhaiya
  • Bengal Governor condoles death of academician-turned-politician Krishna Bose
  • Make agriculture more attractive and sustainable: Venkaiah Naidu
  • Ranji Trophy, QF: Gujarat dominate, Saurashtra in command against Andhra
  • Ranji Trophy, QF: Gujarat dominate, Saurashtra in command against Andhra
  • Internet, social media have democratised journalism, but brought many anxieties: Prez
  • Nirbhaya case: Convict Vinay Sharma's plea nixed
  • Capable of contesting Aurangabad municipal polls alone: Congress
  • Gaping digital divide in Commonwealth: Study
  • Delray Beach Open: Sharan-Sitak lose to Bryan brothers in quarterfinal
  • PM Modi not accompanying President Trump to Agra, Defence, security, energy tie ups likely
  • Privacy rights cannot be for protection of terrorists, corrupt: Prasad
  • Cong accuses Modi Govt of waiving off Rs 8 lakh crore of big capitals, demands to reveal names
  • PM to distribute mobility aids to Divyangs in Prayagraj on Feb 29
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Coronavirus: 2,004 died in China's Hubei province

Coronavirus: 2,004 died in China's Hubei province

19 Feb 2020 | 8:56 AM

Tokyo, Feb 19 (UNI) As many as 2,004 people have died from the novel coronavirus disease in the Chinese province of Hubei, the provincial health commission said on Wednesday.

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Polio eradication on United Nations Secretary General’s agenda during Pakistan visit

19 Feb 2020 | 1:44 AM

Lahore, Feb 19 (UNI) The Secretary General of the United Nations António Guterres visited a kindergarten school here on Tuesday during the first nationwide polio campaign of the year and vaccinated 3 students with the polio vaccine.

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Death toll from deadly coronavirus nears 2000 in China

Death toll from deadly coronavirus nears 2000 in China

18 Feb 2020 | 6:55 PM

Beijing, Feb 18 (UNI) The death toll from China's coronavirus epidemic reached 1,868 on Tuesday, according to the National Health Commission.

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FATF asks Pakistan to tighten laws against terror financing

FATF asks Pakistan to tighten laws against terror financing

18 Feb 2020 | 6:03 PM

Islamabad, Feb 18 (UNI) Terror watchdog, Financial Action Task Force (FATF), has asked Pakistan to enact tougher laws to check terror financing and take strict penal action against individuals involved in it.

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UN Secy Gen visits Kartarpur gurdwara

UN Secy Gen visits Kartarpur gurdwara

18 Feb 2020 | 6:00 PM

Islamabad, Feb 18 (UNI) United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres visited Kartarpur Corridor on Tuesday and termed it as a "corridor of hope" and symbol of interfaith harmony.

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Philippines lifts coronavirus-induced travel ban on Hong Kong, Macao

Philippines lifts coronavirus-induced travel ban on Hong Kong, Macao

18 Feb 2020 | 5:41 PM

Moscow, Feb 18 (UNI) The Philippine authorities have allowed their citizens to return to work in Hong Kong and Macao, which were imposed due to the coronavirus outbreak, Undersecretary for Civilian Security and Consular Concerns of the Philippine Foreign Ministry Brigido Dulay said on Tuesday.

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India, EU to deepen defence security ties

India, EU to deepen defence security ties

18 Feb 2020 | 5:25 PM

Brussels, Feb 18 (UNI) India and European Union expect to deepen their engagement – particularly in the field of defence security and menace of terrorism.

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Wuhan hospital head dies from coronavirus

18 Feb 2020 | 4:48 PM

Beijing, Feb 18 (UNI) Liu Zhiming, head of the Wuchang Hospital in Wuhan, the epicenter of the novel coronavirus epidemic, died from the virus on Tuesday, the Wuhan municipal health commission said.

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Indian engineer falls to death from Dubai building

18 Feb 2020 | 4:13 PM

Dubai, Feb 18 (UNI) A 25-year-old Indian engineer allegedly fell to death from a residential building in Silicon Oasis here, Gulf News reported on Tuesday.

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Eight killed, over 100 affected in Karachi toxic gas leak

Eight killed, over 100 affected in Karachi toxic gas leak

18 Feb 2020 | 2:34 PM

Karachi, Feb 18 (UNI) Eight people have been killed and over 100 affected after a toxic gas suspected to be Hydrogen Sulphide leaked in here, Pakistan health authorities has confirmed.

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US, South Korean defense chiefs to hold talks in Washington next week

US, South Korean defense chiefs to hold talks in Washington next week

18 Feb 2020 | 1:08 PM

Seoul, Feb 18 (UNI) A South Korea delegation headed by Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo will head to Washington to hold talks with US defense chiefs on the contentious issue of cost-sharing for the upkeep of US troops on the peninsula, media reported on Tuesday.

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Antonio Guterres offers mediation to resolve India-Pakistan tiff over Kashmir

Antonio Guterres offers mediation to resolve India-Pakistan tiff over Kashmir

18 Feb 2020 | 12:49 PM

Islamabad, Feb 18 (UNI) United Nations Secretary General (UNSG) Antonio Guterres, who is on a four-day visit to Pakistan, met the country's Members of Parliament and offered to mediate, to resolve the Kashmir issue with India.

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Pakistan: 8 dead, 23 injured in Quetta blast

Pakistan: 8 dead, 23 injured in Quetta blast

18 Feb 2020 | 9:40 AM

Quetta, Feb 18 (UNI) At least eight people including policemen have been killed and 23 others have sustained injuries in a bomb explosion here at the city's Shahra-e-Iqbal Road.

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WHO announces 9 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Eastern Mediterranean region

18 Feb 2020 | 2:00 AM

Cairo, Feb 18 (UNI) The World Health Organization on Monday announced a total of nine confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Eastern Mediterranean Region as of February 16.

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Kerala CM contacts TN CM on milk issue

18 Feb 2020 | 12:59 AM

Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 17 (UNI) In the wake of acute shortage of milk in the state, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday contacted his Tamil Nadu counterpart K Palaniswami over telephone and sought his support in overcoming the crisis.

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