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  • Rajya Sabha adjourned till 1100 hrs amid Oppn ruckus on fuel prices
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  • Newly elected RS Members take oath
  • Newly elected RS Members take oath
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  • PM Modi greets women on International Women's Day
  • RAJYA SABHA ADJOURNED TILL 1100 HRS AMID OPPOSITION RUCKUS OVER FUEL PRICE HIKE
  • Property worth crores destroyed in Baramulla fire
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  • Bitcoin price more than 4 pc up, now surpassing $51,000
  • COVID-19: Global death toll surpasses 2 59 million
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US helped enroll over 9mln Afghan children in schools – Envoy

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.
"Ensured over 9 million children here are now enrolled in school; Printed/distributed more than 170 million textbooks; and enrolled over 3 million Afghan girls in community-based education classes," Ross Wilson tweeted.
The US state agency has been working with local authorities and international donors to increase access to education for all Afghans. It has trained more than 480,000 teachers and helped establish 8,440 community-based education and accelerated learning classes.
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COVID-19: Global death toll surpasses 2 59 million

COVID-19: Global death toll surpasses 2 59 million

08 Mar 2021 | 9:40 AM

Washington, Mar 8 (UNI) The global death toll from COVID-19 has gone past 2.59 million, while over 116 million cases of the disease have been detected till now, said the Johns Hopkins University in its latest regarding the pandemic.

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Bitcoin price more than 4 pc up, now surpassing $51,000

Bitcoin price more than 4 pc up, now surpassing $51,000

08 Mar 2021 | 9:02 AM

Moscow, Mar 8 (UNI) The price of the Bitcoin cryptocurrency was growing over 4 percent in the early hours of Monday.

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Women's leadership imperative for facing adverse impact of COVID-19: Bangladesh Speaker

Women's leadership imperative for facing adverse impact of COVID-19: Bangladesh Speaker

08 Mar 2021 | 8:33 AM

Dhaka, Mar 8 (UNI) Speaker of Bangladesh Jatiyo Sangsad Dr. Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury has said that women's leadership is important for facing the challenge posed by Coronavirus pandemic.

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US State Dept praises IORA for strengthening Cooperation in IOR

08 Mar 2021 | 1:26 AM

Washington, Mar 7 (UNI) The Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs (SCA) of the US State Department on Sunday praised the Indian Ocean Rim Association's (IORA) role in strengthening cooperation among nations bordering the Indian Ocean.

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Blinken proposes new steps for peace in Afghanistan

08 Mar 2021 | 12:25 AM

Kabul, Mar 7(UNI) US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has in a letter to Afghan President Ashraf Ghani made several suggestions to the Afghan government for strengthening the peace process.

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