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  • PCB announces squad for 1st Test against S Africa
  • Senior journalist Nandkumar Sonar dies of Covid-19 in Ahmednagar
  • Arrest Arnab Goswami immediately, demands Congress leader
  • Four people, including three women, die in Belagavi car-bus collision
  • Amit Shah reiterates commitment to development on Bodo Accord anniversary
  • 2nd Test, Day 2: Root, Embuldeniya shine as Eng get close to Lanka's total
  • 2nd Test, Day 2: Root, Embuldeniya shine as Eng get close to Lanka's total
  • Prez to address nation on Jan 25 on eve of 72nd R-Day
  • Two youths found dead in stranded vehicle on Srinagar-Jammu highway
  • CBI to probe solar sex scandal case
  • Nagaland detects ‘nil’ new COVID-19 positive case
  • Security forces on high alert,R-Day celebrations will be incident free: IGP Kashmir
  • K'taka: Four of family die in bus-car collision
  • 16 new Covid cases, 11 discharged in Manipur
  • Mumbai Police beef up security on eve of farmers' protest against 3 agri laws
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US citizens could start getting vaccine shots before Xmas: Health Secretary

Washington, Nov 30 (UNI) US citizens could get their first shots of the COVID-19 vaccine before the Christmas holiday, US Health Secretary Alex Azar told a local media channel on Monday.
Azar suggested that US could have two COVID-19 vaccines available in December as Moderna Inc is the second drug company after Pfizer Inc to apply for emergency authorization to administer doses.
CBS channel quoted Azar saying “If everything is on track, if everything proves what it appears to be, we could get approval within days after that. We’ll ship within 24 hours of FDA authorization. We could see both of these vaccines out and into people’s arms before Christmas. "
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US carrier strike group enters South China Sea amid tensions between China, Taiwan

US carrier strike group enters South China Sea amid tensions between China, Taiwan

24 Jan 2021 | 5:21 PM

Washington, Jan 24 (UNI) A US carrier strike group has entered the South China sea for routine operations, the US Indo-Pacific Command (INDOPACOM) announced on Sunday amid increased tensions between China and Taiwan.

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Almost 40 Taliban militants killed in Southern Afghanistan - Defense Ministry

Almost 40 Taliban militants killed in Southern Afghanistan - Defense Ministry

24 Jan 2021 | 4:47 PM

Kabul, Jan 24 (UNI) Almost 40 Taliban militants have been killed during a preemptive strike by the Afghan armed forces in the country's southern province of Kandahar, the defense ministry said Sunday.

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US helped enroll over 9mln Afghan children in schools – Envoy

24 Jan 2021 | 4:43 PM

Kabul, Jan 24 (UNI) The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has ensured that over 9 million children in Afghanistan have access to education, more than 3 million of them girls, the US charge d’affaires said Sunday.

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Long way from COVID-19 rates low enough to ease restrictions: UK Health Secy

24 Jan 2021 | 4:35 PM

London, Jan 24 (UNI) UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock said on Sunday that while it appears as though the national lockdown is working, the COVID-19 incidence rate remains much too high to consider easing restrictions.

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Bangladesh trial application of corona vaccine will start from Jan 25

Bangladesh trial application of corona vaccine will start from Jan 25

24 Jan 2021 | 2:48 PM

Dhaka, Jan 24 (UNI) The trial application of corona vaccine in Bangladesh will start from Wednesday, Health Secretary Abdul Mannan told media.

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