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 2020-04-05 14:42 

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Expedite online disposal requests amid Covid-19 crisis: EPFO...

New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) The Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has instructed its field offices to expedite disposal of online requests enabling provident fund members in financial distress to apply online for availing non-refundable advance....

 2020-04-05 14:39 

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Earth's crust is shaking less as people stay home...

London, April 5 (IANS) The COVID-19 lockdowns globally have not only made air breathable or rivers clean but have also resulted in the way our Earth moves, as researchers now report a drop in seismic noise (the hum of vibrations in the planets crust) beca...

 2020-04-05 14:33 

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COVID-19: Two more die in TN, death toll climbs to five (Lead)...

Chennai, April 5 (IANS) With the death of two more persons attributed to coronavirus, the death toll due to COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu went up to five on Sunday....

 2020-04-05 14:30 

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Nagpur police uses still from SRK's 'Chennai Express' for corona awareness...

Nagpur, April 5 : Nagpur Police has come up with an innovative idea to spread awareness among people about the ongoing coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-04-05 14:30 

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Big B, Rajinikanth, Priyanka come up with short film on coronavirus...

Mumbai, April 5 : As the world is facing a severe health crisis due to the outbreak of coronavirus, a slew of celebrities, including Amitabh Bachchan, Rajinikanth, Chiranjeevi, Priyanka Chopra, Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt among many others, have come tog...

 2020-04-05 14:30 

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Two more staff at Cancer Institute in Delhi test positive...

New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Two more nursing staff at the Delhi State Cancer Institute have tested positive for coronavirus, officials said on Sunday....

 2020-04-05 14:27 

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Stay indoors to fight battle against COVID-19: Sonu Nigam...

Chandigarh, April 5 : Renowned Bollywood singer Sonu Nigam, who was born in Faridabad in Haryana, on Sunday appealed to the people to stay indoors to prevent the spread of coronavirus....

 2020-04-05 14:26 

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Gujarat registers highest 14 cases in a day, 1 death...

Gandhinagar, April 5 (IANS) Just a day after crossing the hundred mark of coronavirus positive cases in the state, Gujarat saw the highest number of positive cases recorded in a day on Sunday morning, with 14 new cases and one death....

 2020-04-05 14:26 

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Swara Bhasker rescues black kite, names it 'Changez'...

Mumbai, April 5 : During the coronavirus lockdown, a special guest paid a visit to actress Swara Bhasker. And that special guest is none other than a wild baby black kite bird....

 2020-04-05 14:26 

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Ankita Lokhande's society sealed after neighbour tests COVID-19 positive...

Mumbai, April 5 : A residential building in the city's Malad area, where several celebrities including actress Ankita Lokhande stays, has been entirely sealed off after a man in the complex tested positive for COVID-19....

 2020-04-05 14:23 

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Man shot dead in UP for remark against Jamaat...

Prayagraj, April 5 (IANS) A young man was shot dead at a tea stall here when he made a comment against the Tablighi Jamaat....

 2020-04-05 14:19 

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Modi reminds to turn off lights for 9 minutes at 9 pm...

New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday reminded the country to switch off lights for nine minutes at 9 p.m. ....

 2020-04-05 14:17 

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Robert Downey Jr. remembers friends, relatives lost over past weeks in b'day post...

Los Angeles, April 5 : Hollywood superstar Robert Downey Jr., who turned 55 on April 4, wrote a Facebook post on Sunday to remember friends and relatives his family has lost over the last several weeks, like so many. He also shared a selfie wearing mask a...

 2020-04-05 14:11 

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Rajasthan reports 5th corona death, cases rise to 210...

Jaipur, April 5 (IANS) An 82-year-old man from Jaipur became the fifth casualty in Rajasthan due to coronavirus, confirmed health officials here, adding that six new cases have been reported on Sunday taking the total tally to 210 in the state....

 2020-04-05 14:08 

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Two wild elephants rescued in Kerala...

Wayanad (Kerala), April 5 (IANS) A group of forest officials on Sunday morning toiled for over 3 hours to rescue two wild elephants which had accidentally fallen into a pond in a private estate at Meppadi near here....

 2020-04-05 14:03 

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Quarantined man jumps off Delhi hospital building, breaks legs...

New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) A man quarantined at the Lok Nayak Jaiprakash (LNJP) Hospital here allegedly jumped from a building to escape, fracturing his legs in the process, police said on Sunday....

 2020-04-05 13:58 

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Mohammad Saad's plush farmhouse in Shamli...

Shamli (UP), April 5 (IANS) Spread over 24 bighas, protected by high wall and an electrified fence and secured by ferocious dogs - this is the sprawling farmhouse owned by Tablighi Jamaat chief Mohammad Saad in Kandhla in Shamli district....

 2020-04-05 13:54 

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Defence PSUs, OFB pitch in to fight against COVID-19...

New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) As the country battles against the coronavirus, the Defence Public Sector Undertakings (DPSUs) and Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) of the Ministry of Defence have pitched in for support in manufacture and supply of ventilators, sani...

 2020-04-05 13:50 

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Hyderabad cop injured in attack by unidentified men...

Hyderabad, April 5 (IANS) Policemen and medical professionals, who are in the forefront to combat spread of Covid-19, are becoming the targets of the attacks by unruly elements amid lockdown....

 2020-04-05 13:45 

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NGO distributes ration among Rohingya refugees in Hyderabad...

Hyderabad, April 5 (IANS) Amid a 21-day nationwide lockdown due to coronavirus scare, NGO 'Save the Children' India has begun distributing free dry ration among Rohingya refugees living here....

 2020-04-05 13:41 

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9 terrorists killed in 24 hours in J&K...

New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) In separate incidents, one soldier lost life and two were injured as the Indian security forces killed nine terrorists in the last 24 hours in Jammu and Kashmir....

 2020-04-05 13:40 

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Hailey Bieber learnt to appreciate little things amid COVID-19...

Los Angeles April 5 : Model Hailey Bieber is spending quality time with her husband, singer Justin Bieber amidst the coronavirus lockdown....

 2020-04-05 13:29 

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Why autism disorder is more common in boys...

New York, April 5 : Neuron offers clues to why autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is more common in boys than in girls, say researchers. They found that a single amino acid change in the "NLGN4" gene, which has been linked to autism symptoms, may driv...

 2020-04-05 13:19 

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Demand for fuel at doorstep shoots up in NCR amid lockdown...

New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Demand for fuel at doorstep from bulk and stationed equipment users has increased during lockdown period in the National Capital Region, according to a statement by Hamsafar, a doorstep fuel provider....

 2020-04-05 13:15 

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Radhakishan Damani contributes Rs 100 cr to PM CARES Fund...

New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Promoter of Avenue Supermarts, Radhakishan Damani has contributed Rs 100 crore to the PM-CARES Fund for the fight against the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-04-05 13:08 

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Google data reveals how India moves during COVID-19 times...

New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) There was -77 per cent decrease in peoples movement at retail and recreational places in India at the end of March, along with -65 per cent drop at grocery and pharmacy locations, according to Googles first 'COVID-19 Communit...

 2020-04-05 13:04 

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US starts airlifting citizens from India...

New York, April 5 (IANS) The US has started airlifting American nationals from India who were stranded because of the coronavirus clampdown....

 2020-04-05 12:57 

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Delhi AQI continues to be satisfactory...

New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) The national capital continues to enjoy a better quality of air with the AQI recorded under the 'satisfactory9; category at 82....

 2020-04-05 12:55 

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Netflix to release extra episode of 'Tiger King'...

Los Angeles, April 5 : Netflix will be releasing an extra episode of "Tiger King" next week, according to the zoo owner Jeff Lowe, who appeared on the hit docu-series....

 2020-04-05 12:55 

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Karan Johar's son calls him 'boring'...

Mumbai, April 5 : It seems coronavirus lockdown has turned filmmaker Karan Johar into a paparazzo, as he's been seen capturing and posting videos of his children, Yash and Roohi, all the time....

 2020-04-05 12:52 

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Modi pays tribute to Jagjivan Ram on anniversary...

New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tributes to freedom fighter and politician Jagjivan Ram on his birth anniversary....

 2020-04-05 12:47 

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Cantonment area in Lucknow sealed off...

Lucknow, April 5 (IANS) The cantonment area in Lucknow has been sealed off and civilian movement in the area has been completely banned. Army personnel in essential services will be allowed movement in the cantonment area while others have been asked to r...

 2020-04-05 12:40 

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Delhi constable who helped Jamaatis cross border, suspended...

New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Delhi Police have suspended a constable who was helping the Jamaatis to cross Delhi-UP border under the protection of 'khaki'. Constable Imran was posted with the security branch of Delhi Police. He allegedly took people ...

 2020-04-05 12:36 

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Akhilesh says lack of PPE real challenge...

New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Taking a jibe at the lamp-lighting suggested by Prime Minister Narendra Modi with a couplet in Hindi, former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday said lack of PPE for healthcare workers and insufficient test kits...

 2020-04-05 12:36 

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How corona-recovered patients can improve lung function...

New Delhi, April 5 : Since all the focus is on finding and treating people who are corona-positive, what about those who have recovered from the deadly COVID-19 disease and are trying to get their life back to normal? Are they going to face reduced lung c...

 2020-04-05 12:32 

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Why Tablighis are on a dark and deadly mission (Comment)...

In the early 70s, Indian missions in West Asia received a curt directive from South Block: do not issue visas to applicants travelling to attend the international conference (Ijtema) of the Tablighi Jamaat, Missionaries for purification of Muslims, at the...

 2020-04-05 12:25 

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It is good India is a 'Union' of states (Column: Spy's Eye)...

The episode of corona virus infliction that embraced most Indian states, tested the strength of our federal architecture in a manner that was entirely new -- for the first time the whole population of India was exposed to a shared threat to life without t...

 2020-04-05 12:20 

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A Congressman in Kerala provides succour to the hapless...

Thiruvananthapuram, April 5 (IANS) A 43-year-old Congressman Niyaz Bharathi, in an act of good samaritan, delivered two truckloads of essential items worth over Rs one lakh to be distributed to 110 families living in trying times in a tea estate....

 2020-04-05 12:15 

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This is how to disinfect your office in corona times...

New Delhi, April 5 : As a preventive measure against new coronavirus (COVD-19) pandemic, the Health Ministry has issued fresh guidelines for disinfecting public places including offices in areas reporting COVID-19....

 2020-04-05 12:14 

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Coronavirus kills one more in TN, death toll four...

Chennai, April 5 (IANS) The coronavirus on Sunday claimed its fourth victim in Tamil Nadu with a 60-year old male breathing his last at Stanley Hospital here....

 2020-04-05 12:09 

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Women initiate rough sex nearly as often as men: Study...

New York, April 5 : If you think only men initiate rough sex you might be wrong, as researchers have revealed that women initiate consensual rough sexual behaviours as often as men....

 2020-04-05 12:04 

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Display resolve to fight COVID-19 by lighting lamps: VP...

New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday urged the people to light candles at 9 p.m. to come together and display the collective resolve to fight COVID-19....

 2020-04-05 12:00 

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Singer Kanika Kapoor is finally corona negative...

Lucknow, April 5 (IANS) Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor, who tested positive for Coronavirus after returning to India from London, has finally tested negative for the deadly virus in her sixth test....

 2020-04-05 11:47 

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Coronavirus cases reach 3,374 in India, with 77 deaths...

New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) The Union Health Ministry on Sunday said 77 deaths were reported across the country due to Coronavirus, and the total number of cases so far has risen to 3,374....

 2020-04-05 11:43 

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UP corona count touches 257, 98 are Jamaatis...

Lucknow, April 5 (IANS) With 75 more people being confirmed positive for the Coronavirus in Uttar Pradesh in the past 24 hours, the total number of Corona cases in the state has risen to 257....

 2020-04-05 11:38 

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Palm Sunday a closed door affair for Kerala churches...

Thiruvananthapuram, April 5 (IANS) As the country and the world has been struck by the coronavirus pandemic, Palm Sunday was a closed door affair for churches across the Kerala....

 2020-04-05 11:31 

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5 terrorists, 3 soldiers killed in J&K LoC gunfight (2nd LD)...

Srinagar, April 5 (IANS) Two more soldiers injured in the anti-infiltration operation along the Line of control (LoC) in J&K's Keran sector on Sunday have succumbed, defence sources said....

 2020-04-05 11:26 

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4 HM terrorists among nine killed in 24 hours in J&K (Lead)...

In separate incidents, one soldier lost his life and two were injured as the Indian security forces killed nine terrorists, including four from the Hizbul Mujahideen, in the last 24 hours in Jammu and Kashmir....

 2020-04-05 11:19 

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Little data to predict Indian strain of coronavirus less virulent: CCMB director (Interview)...

Hyderabad, April 5 (IANS) There is very little data available at this stage to suggest that Indian strand of coronavirus is less virulent compared to the countries suffering large numbers of fatalities, a top Indian scientist said....

 2020-04-05 11:12 

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Prince Charles's office dismisses Indian Minister's ayurveda claim...

London, April 5 (IANS) The office of UK's Prince Charles has dismissed a claim made by an Indian Union Minister that the British heir to the throne was cured of COVID-19 through ayurveda and homeopathy treatment from a Bengaluru-based holistic resort....

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