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  • Separate mishaps claim 13 in Bihar
  • COVID toll rises to 13 in HP, tally mounts to 3371
  • Tripura: Security forces nab five youths on suspicion of terrorist activities
  • Rashtriya Swachhta Kendra, tribute to Mahatma Gandhi's idea of clean India: Shekhawat
  • South Africa's Brad Binder wins Czech MotoGP
  • South Africa's Brad Binder wins Czech MotoGP
  • Indira Van Mitan Yojana to be launched in Chhattisgarh: Bhupesh
  • Plane crash: Three passengers remain critical, rest recovering
  • Sikkim records 6 new Covid cases, tally at 866
  • Huge cache of arms and ammunition recovered in Jharkhand's Dumka
  • Earthquake of 3 8 magnitude jolts Gangtok
  • Karnataka reports highest single-day spike of 5985 cases
  • Ensure developmental schemes reach every person in their territory: PM Modi to BJP workers of Andamans
  • COVID-19: 10,820 fresh cases reported, 97 more patients die in AP
  • Newly-appointed UPSC Chairman calls on Jitendra Singh
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US sees whooping 45,283 corona cases in one day

US sees whooping 45,283 corona cases in one day

Washington, Jul 5 (UNI) The United States recorded 45,283 new COVID-19 cases during the past 24 hours, bringing the total confirmed count to 28,39,917.

According to John Hopkins University's data, the COVID-19 related death toll in the country is close to 130,000, while 242 people lost their lives in the same period.

On the bright side more than 8,94,000 patients have recovered in the US till date.

The University's report said that on the global scale, there are more than 11.2 million coronavirus cases, and more than 5,31,000 people have succumbed to the virus.

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Lebanon plunges into another crisis post Aug 5 blast, thousands out on streets

Lebanon plunges into another crisis post Aug 5 blast, thousands out on streets

09 Aug 2020 | 7:23 PM

Beirut, Aug 9 (UNI) Four days after the massive explosion rocked Beirut, killing at least 160 people and
wounding thousands others, Lebanon plunged into yet another crisis, with people in thousands coming out on streets here, demanding punishment to officials responsible for the blast and the country's political and economic crisis.

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Voter turnout for Belarus presidential election at 45 33%

Voter turnout for Belarus presidential election at 45 33%

09 Aug 2020 | 6:31 PM

Minsk, Aug 9 (UNI) The voter turnout for the presidential election in Belarus was at 45.33 percent as of 700 GMT on Sunday, according to Lidia Ermoshina, the chairwoman of the Belarusian Central Election Commission.

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One killed, 9 injured in Washington DC shooting

One killed, 9 injured in Washington DC shooting

09 Aug 2020 | 5:08 PM

Washington, Aug 9 (UNI) At least one people was killed and nine others wounded in a shooting in Washington DC on Sunday.

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Magnitude 5 1 quake shakes west of Iran

Magnitude 5 1 quake shakes west of Iran

09 Aug 2020 | 4:50 PM

Tehran, Aug 9 (UNI) A 5.1 magnitude earthquake hit Guilangharb county in Iran's western Kermanshah province on Sunday, official IRNA news agency reported.

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B’desh: 'Deaths in crossfire' in name of anti-drug campaign galore

09 Aug 2020 | 4:32 PM

Dhaka, Aug 9 (UNI) Many people allegedly died in crossfire in the name of anti-drug campaign, though the government of Bangladesh has always claimed that its law enforcers do not work outside the law.
Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), an elite force, is one of the law enforcing agencies in the country.
A 35-year-old man named Suleiman (pseudonym) lived in a slum in Dhaka with his eight-year-old daughter. According to his family, he struggled to collect his daily meal.
Suleiman's family told Amnesty International, a UK-based human rights group, that he had called a family member before he was killed in a so-called gunfight, that police had demanded a bribe of BDT 20,000 in exchange for his release.

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