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  • DRDO's Dhanvantri Covid Hospital at Ahmedabad to get functional from Saturday
  • IPL 2021: Axar Patel recovers from COVID-19, joins DC squad
  • IPL 2021: Axar Patel recovers from COVID-19, joins DC squad
  • IPL 2021: Axar Patel recovers from COVID-19, joins DC squad
  • COVID: 110 test positive in Arunachal, tally mounts to 17, 296
  • ECoR dispatches first Oxygen train to Maharastra, Four oxygen tankers leave for Visakhapatnam, Pune
  • At least nine drown in river Ganges in Patna
  • Two killed in light aircraft crash in Russia's Irkutsk region - Emergencies
  • J&K Bank heist: Vehicle used by robbers, snatched rifle recovered in Baramulla
  • India, US will act in concert to mobilise climate finance, deploy clean energy
  • Traffic remains suspended to dozens of far-flung, remote areas in Kashmir
  • TDP senior leader Dhulipalla Narendra arrested
  • CAR hopes to secure loans from Russia, can offer mining guarantees: Minister
  • Six die while swimming in two separate accidents
  • Only stranded vehicles to ply on Srinagar-Jammu highway
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Bitcoin nosedives by almost 12 pc

Bitcoin nosedives by almost 12 pc

18 Apr 2021 | 10:49 PM

Washington, Apr 18 (UNI) Bitcoin value fell by almost 12 per cent during the past 24 hours to trade at around USD 54,916 early on Sunday.

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TLP members take hostage security personnel, 'brutalize' DSP

18 Apr 2021 | 6:38 PM

Islamabad, Apr 18 (UNI) Members of the recently banned Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) outfit tortured a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) and took him
along with four other security personnel hostage on Sunday, said local media reports.

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NASA to attempt first controlled flight on Mars on Monday

NASA to attempt first controlled flight on Mars on Monday

18 Apr 2021 | 4:23 PM

New Delhi, Apr 18 (UNI) American space agency NASA's Ingenuity Mars Helicopter is likely to make its first take off attempt on Monday.

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Helicopter crash kills five soldiers in Peru: Armed Forces

Helicopter crash kills five soldiers in Peru: Armed Forces

18 Apr 2021 | 9:08 AM

Lima, Apr 18 (UNI) At least five Peruvian servicemen died in a helicopter crash in the country's Department of Cusco, the Joint Command of the Armed Forces of Peru (CCFFAA) said.

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US, China agree to work together to tackle climate crisis: Joint Statement

US, China agree to work together to tackle climate crisis: Joint Statement

18 Apr 2021 | 8:49 AM

Washington, Apr 18 (UNI) China and the United States have agreed to cooperate on the issue of climate change, US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry and China Special Envoy for Climate Change Xie Zhenhua said in a joint statement after their Shanghai talks.

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Outdoor mask wearing no longer required in Israel: Health Ministry

Outdoor mask wearing no longer required in Israel: Health Ministry

18 Apr 2021 | 8:32 AM

TelAviv, Apr 18 (UNI) The Ministry of Health of Israel has canceled the mandatory wearing of face masks in the open air amid a in coronavirus infection rates.

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B'desh: Noted actor Kabori dies of COVID

B'desh: Noted actor Kabori dies of COVID

17 Apr 2021 | 1:40 PM

Dhaka, Apr 17 (UNI)Bangladesh noted actor Sarah Begum Kabori, who was on life support at the capital’s Sheikh Russel National Gastroliver Institute and Hospital, passed away in the early hours of Saturday. She was 70.

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Indian embassy in US mourns loss of eight lives in Indianapolis shooting

Indian embassy in US mourns loss of eight lives in Indianapolis shooting

17 Apr 2021 | 1:13 PM

Washington, Apr 17(UNI) The Indian Embassy in the United States has condoled the death of eight people, including four Sikhs, in a mass shooting incident at FedEx facility in Indianapolis.
'We convey our heartfelt condolences to the families of those who lost their lives in the shocking shooting incident at FedEx facility in Indianapolis and pray for the speedy recovery of those injured', Embassy of India Washington DC said in a statement on Friday night.

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Four Sikhs among 8 killed in Indianapolis mass shooting

Four Sikhs among 8 killed in Indianapolis mass shooting

17 Apr 2021 | 9:00 AM

Indianapolis, Apr 17 (UNI) Three women and one man from the Sikh community were among eight FeDEx employees who were killed in a shooting at FedEx parking area, near Indianapolis International Airport on Thursday night.
Former FexEx employee Brandon Scott Hole, 19, of Indiana has been identified as the suspect who died by suicide before the police arrived.

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Eight people died of blood clotting in France after vaccinated with AstraZeneca Drug: Watchdog

Eight people died of blood clotting in France after vaccinated with AstraZeneca Drug: Watchdog

17 Apr 2021 | 8:44 AM

Paris, Apr 17 (UNI) Eight people have died in France over blood clots following the vaccination with the AstraZeneca drug, the National Agency for Medicine and Health Product Safety (ANSM) said.

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Biden discusses challenges posed by China, N. Korea with Japanese PM

Biden discusses challenges posed by China, N. Korea with Japanese PM

17 Apr 2021 | 8:35 AM

Washington, Apr 17 (UNI) US President Joe Biden in a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and discussed the challenges posed by China and North Korea as well as climate change, the coronavirus pandemic and the countries’ shared values.

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Ready to meet N Korea's leader Kim Jong Un, says Japanese Prime Minister

Ready to meet N Korea's leader Kim Jong Un, says Japanese Prime Minister

17 Apr 2021 | 8:31 AM

Washington, Apr 17 (UNI) Japan’s Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said that he is ready to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un without preconditions to establish a fruitful relationship between the two countries and seek a solution to the issue of abductees.

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Argentina registers record 29,472 new COVID-19 cases over past 24 hours: Health Ministry

Argentina registers record 29,472 new COVID-19 cases over past 24 hours: Health Ministry

17 Apr 2021 | 8:20 AM

Buenos Aires, Apr 17 (UNI) Argentina has registered 29,472 new COVID-19 cases within the past 24 hours, marking the largest daily increase since the start of the outbreak, the national Ministry of Health said.

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US, Japan committed to meeting zero net carbon emissions by 2050: Biden

US, Japan committed to meeting zero net carbon emissions by 2050: Biden

17 Apr 2021 | 8:13 AM

Washington, Apr 17 (UNI) The United States and Japan are committed to meeting the zero net carbon emissions goal by 2050, but will first set and achieve other goals by 2030, President Joe Biden said during a press briefing.

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SpaceX wins contract to build human mission lander for US return to moon: NASA

17 Apr 2021 | 2:28 AM

Washington, Apr 16 (UNI) The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has chosen Elon Musk's company SpaceX to build the Human Landing System (HLS) for the first US manned mission to the Moon in half a century, HLS contracting officer Lisa Watson-Morgan told a podcast press conference on Friday.

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