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  • COVID-19: MP CM orders sub-divisional CMGs
  • Two arrested for murder of blind man in Palghar
  • Covid-19: 629 patients discharged on 2nd day in Nashik
  • Imran thanks Mahathir for supporting Pakistan on Kashmir
  • Our victory means India's victory Our development means India's development, says BD FM Momen
  • Palestine takes issue of Israeli field executions against Palestinians to ICC
  • Covid-19 cases in Thane near 97K
  • Lebanese military expels protesters from foreign ministry building
  • ASEAN foreign ministers release statement on bloc's 53rd anniversary
  • PM has ushered in favourable changes: MP CM
  • Lebanese military deploys more forces in Central Beirut, takes situation under control
  • Over 230 people injured in ongoing clashes in Beirut
  • Maha Minister Shinde strongly condemns removal of Shivaji Maharaj's statue in Belgaum, writes to K'taka CM
World

NasaSpaceX astronauts set for ocean splashdown

02 Aug 2020 | 5:29 PM

Washington, Aug 2 (UNI) American astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken have undocked their Dragon Endeavour capsule from the space station to begin their return journey to Earth and are expected to splash down off the coast of Florida just after 14:45 EDT on Sunday.

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Pompeo hits out at Hong Kong's decision to postpone  Legislative Elections

Pompeo hits out at Hong Kong's decision to postpone Legislative Elections

02 Aug 2020 | 4:59 PM

Washington, Aug 2 (UNI) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday criticized the Hong Kong administration for postponing the legislative elections by one-year, pondering whether Hong Kongers will ever be able to vote again.

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Afghan govt releases 317 more Taliban prisoners

Afghan govt releases 317 more Taliban prisoners

02 Aug 2020 | 3:54 PM

Kabul, Aug 2(UNI) The Afghan government released 317 more Taliban prisoners from Parwan and other provinces, bringing the total number of prisoners released so far to 4,917, the National Security Council tweeted on Sunday.

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Taliban violated Eid ceasefire: Afghan Defense Ministry

Taliban violated Eid ceasefire: Afghan Defense Ministry

02 Aug 2020 | 3:24 PM

Kabul, Aug 2 (UNI) Afghan Ministry of Defense on Sunday said that the Taliban violated the three day Eid ceasefire in at least six provinces of the country over the past 24 hours.

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COVID-19: Russia  registers 5,427 more cases

COVID-19: Russia registers 5,427 more cases

02 Aug 2020 | 3:16 PM

Moscow, Aug 2 (UNI) Russia has registered 5,427 more cases of COVID-19 during the past 24 hours taking the cumulative total to 850,870, the country's coronavirus response center said on Sunday.

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South African coronavirus cases exceed half mln mark

South African coronavirus cases exceed half mln mark

02 Aug 2020 | 9:40 AM

Cape Town, Aug 2 (UNI) South Africa's COVID-19 cases have exceeded the half-a-million mark to reach 503,290, South African Health Minister Zweli Mkhize announced.

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SpaceX Crew Dragon undocks from space station

SpaceX Crew Dragon undocks from space station

02 Aug 2020 | 9:39 AM

Washington, Aug 2 (UNI) The SpaceX Crew Dragon "Endeavour" spacecraft carrying NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley undocked from the forward end of the International Space Station (ISS) to complete a two-month mission.

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Brazil sees 45,392 fresh nCoV cases, 1,088 deaths

Brazil sees 45,392 fresh nCoV cases, 1,088 deaths

02 Aug 2020 | 8:08 AM

Rio De Janeiro, Aug 2 (UNI) Brazil on Saturday reported 45,392 fresh cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) and 1,088 more deaths in the last 24-hour.
According to the Ministry of Health data, the country's COVID-19 tally reached 2,707,877, while death toll stands at 93,563.

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US: California becomes first state to surpass half-million COVID-19 cases

US: California becomes first state to surpass half-million COVID-19 cases

02 Aug 2020 | 8:07 AM

Los Angeles, Aug 2 (UNI) California has become the first US state where the total number of confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) cases has crossed half a million, California Department of Public Health said on Saturday.

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US proposes house arrest for remaining Taliban prisoners

01 Aug 2020 | 9:55 PM

Kabul, Aug 1 (UNI) The United States has proposed that hundreds of Taliban prisoners be transferred to house arrest, after they are freed from Afghan jails, to be placed in a location where they will be under the surveillance of both the Taliban and the Afghan government, TOLOnews reported on Saturday.

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South Korea arrests Shincheonji sect leader

01 Aug 2020 | 9:31 PM

Seoul, Aug 1 (UNI) South Korea on Saturday arrested the leader of a religious sect linked to the country's largest Novel Coronavirus outbreak.

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Coronavirus vaccine trials completed: Russia

Coronavirus vaccine trials completed: Russia

01 Aug 2020 | 8:53 PM

Moscow, Aug 1 (UNI) Russian Health Minister Mikhail Murashko on Saturday said that clinical trials of a COVID-19 vaccine, developed by the Gamaleya Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology, have been completed.

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Trump says Federal agents will stay in Portland until police 'clean-up'

Trump says Federal agents will stay in Portland until police 'clean-up'

01 Aug 2020 | 7:53 PM

Washington, Aug 1 (UNI) President Donald Trump said on Saturday that the federal officers deployed in the city of Portland will not be withdrawing any time soon and continue to stay in the city until local law enforcement officials "clean-up of anarchists and agitators" completely.

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Bangladesh records about 2,200 new COVID-19 cases, 21 more deaths

Bangladesh records about 2,200 new COVID-19 cases, 21 more deaths

01 Aug 2020 | 7:18 PM

Dhaka, Aug 1 (UNI) Bangladesh's COVID-19 cases rose to nearly 240,000 on Saturday, with about 2,200 new cases reported, and deaths from the virus increased to 3,132.

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Cambodia confirms Chikungunya virus outbreak in 12 provinces, sickening over 1,000 people

01 Aug 2020 | 7:03 PM

Phnom Penh, Aug 1 (UNI) Cambodia confirmed on Saturday an outbreak of Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) in 12 provinces, sickening more than 1,000 people, according to Health Ministry's secretary of state and spokeswoman Or Vandine.

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