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  • Delhi govt to launch 17-day mega plantation drive on July 10
  • Yogi concerned over Covid spread in Meerut division, asks districts to smarten up
  • K Shyamsunder takes over as Air Commodore of Air Force Station, Deolali
  • UP sees record 817 nCoV cases, count nears 25K
  • DAC approves purchase of fighter jets, missile systems worth Rs 38,900 crore
  • MHA seeks CAPF views on recruitment of transgenders in Forces
  • Kejriwal launches India's first ‘Plasma Bank’ in Delhi for treatment of nCoV patients
  • SMMDSB approves new works worth Rs 45 cr in shrine premises
  • SC adjourns hearing on Tablighi Jamaat case till July 10
  • SGPC urges Centre to reopen Kartarpur corridor
  • Four die while cleaning septic tank in South TN
  • First Diamond League meet of 2020 season in Monaco open for tickets
  • Guj biz man selling petrol, diesel with rebate of Rs 2 per litre to Corona-warriors
  • Tanda College among leading ones to conduct research on tribal health
  • Ukraine reports 889 new COVID-19 cases, total over 45,000
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India orders Russian equipment for first manned space mission - Russian Manufacturer

Moscow, Aug 13 (UNI) India has ordered Russia's space equipment as it is preparing to send its fist manned mission to orbit, Sergey Pozdnyakov, general director and chief designer of Research & Development Production Enterprise Zvezda, a Russian company manufacturing life-support systems for human spaceflights, said in an interview with Sputnik.
"India is developing its own space suits and life-support systems for the manned spacecraft. On the other hand, they plan the launch for 2022, there is not much time left. So, we have received a request from Roscosmos structures to deliver relevant equipment to India," Pozdnaykov said, without providing any details about the equipment.
India plans to send its first crewed mission, set to comprise three astronauts, to space by 2022, which will mark the 75th anniversary of its independence, with Russia set to assist it.
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Oxford's Covid vaccine starts trail in S Africa

02 Jul 2020 | 1:38 PM

Rio De Janeiro, Jul 2 (UNI) Researchers in South Africa and Brazil have initiated clinical trials to assess a Covid-19 vaccine candidate, ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 (AZD1222), developed by the University of Oxford and licensed to AstraZeneca.

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8 Bangladeshi fishermen not released from Pakistan jail despite serving their prison term

8 Bangladeshi fishermen not released from Pakistan jail despite serving their prison term

02 Jul 2020 | 1:28 PM

Dhaka, Jul 2 (UNI) Eight Bangladeshi fishermen remained imprisoned in Pakistan jail for over a year despite serving the term of their legal punishment at Landhi jail in Karachi.

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Ethiopia protests in over singer's death, 81 dead

Ethiopia protests in over singer's death, 81 dead

02 Jul 2020 | 1:17 PM

Addis Ababa, Jul 2 (UNI) At least 81 people lost their life in Ethiopia after a popular singer's death sparked violent protests in the country's Oromia region, a police chief said.

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24 killed in  deadly attack on drug rehab centre in Mexico

24 killed in deadly attack on drug rehab centre in Mexico

02 Jul 2020 | 9:52 AM

Mexico City July 2 (UNI) At least 24 people were killed when some armed assailants attacked a rehabilitation center in the central Mexican town of Irapuato, Guanajuato state.

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China reports 3 new COVID-19 cases

China reports 3 new COVID-19 cases

02 Jul 2020 | 8:43 AM

Beijing, Jul 2 (UNI) Chinese health authority said Thursday that it received reports of three newly confirmed COVID-19 cases on the Chinese mainland Wednesday, of which one was domestically transmitted.

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