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  • Active Covid cases dip further in Bengal, Toll rises to 8,270, cases touch 4,73,987
  • Nepal cricketer Sandeep Lamichhane tests positive for COVID-19
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  • 'Shikara' girl Sadia gets best debutant actress award
  • 'Shikara' girl Sadia gets best debutant actress award
  • 'Shikara' girl Sadia gets best debutant actress award
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  • Pollard will hope for better show from bowlers as WI look to save series
  • UP: Independent candidate spells trouble for BJP, SP equations in Etawah
  • Australia aim to top Super League table by sealing series win
  • PM Modi to be in Pune today
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Taiwan to start human trials of Corona virus vaccine this autumn : Vice president

Taipei, Taiwan, May 23 (UNI) Taiwanese Vice-President Lai Ching-te has claimed that his country's scientists are on course to begin human trials of a potential Covid-19 vaccine during the autumn months of the current year.
Ching-te made these claims on Friday after his visit to one the prominent laboratories of the National Health Research Institutes (NHRI) in the northern Miaoli County and his interaction with experts of the facility who are involved in the virus research and vaccine development process.
"I visited the National Health Research Institutes and the vaccine manufacturing plant to understand what progress has been achieved at this stage in the research and development of a vaccine [against the coronavirus]. Human trials will be carried out this fall," Ching-te facebook past says as quoted by Sputnik.
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Five mln Dorset US reward for info on LeT terrorist Sajid Mir

28 Nov 2020 | 12:04 PM

New Delhi, Nov 28 (UNI) The United States has announced a reward of up to 5 million dollars for information leading to the arrest or conviction of Lashkar-e-Tayyiba terrorist Sajid Mir for his "role" in the 2008 attacks in Mumbai.

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United Airlines flying Pfizer’s COVID vaccine to prepare for distribution: Reports

United Airlines flying Pfizer’s COVID vaccine to prepare for distribution: Reports

28 Nov 2020 | 11:56 AM

Washington, Nov 28 (UNI) United Airlines began operating charter flights on Friday with Pfizer’s vaccine against the coronavirus to prepare for quick distribution of doses if the shots are approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FAA) and other regulators around the globe, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported, citing sources familiar with the matter.

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OPEC+ may prolong current oil production caps for 2-3 months: Reports

28 Nov 2020 | 10:22 AM

Riyadh, Nov 28 (UNI) The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and other oil-producing countries (OPEC+) are likely to prolong the current oil output caps for two or three months, media reported.

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Trump camp's lawsuit in Pennsylvania dismissed by court

Trump camp's lawsuit in Pennsylvania dismissed by court

28 Nov 2020 | 8:26 AM

Washington, Nov 28(UNI) President Trump faced another setback when on Friday a US federal appeals court rejected the Trump campaign's attempt to block President-elect Joe Biden from being declared the winner in the state of Pennsylvania by invalidating millions of mail-in votes.

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Iran's top nuclear scientist, assassinated

Iran's top nuclear scientist, assassinated

28 Nov 2020 | 7:24 AM

Tehran, Nov 28(UNI) Mohsen Fakhrizadeh Iran's most senior nuclear scientist was assassinated near the capital Tehran, this was confirmed by the country's defence ministry on Friday.

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