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 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....

 2020-04-05 11:07 

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Rakul Preet: Believe in giving back to the society...

Mumbai, April 5 : Amid the lockdown due to the coronavirus crisis, actress Rakul Preet Singh is helping over 200 families living in a slum close to her home in Gurugram. She says that it is a "small effort" to express her gratitude....

 2020-04-05 11:07 

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Agra's truck repair shops shut, drivers stuck...

Agra, April 5 (IANS) Teeming with both people and vehicles during normal times, the Transport Nagar and Baluganj in the city of the Taj now wear a desolate look due to the nationwide lockdown since March 24 midnight....

 2020-04-05 11:06 

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Kartik Aaryan dreams of getting coronavirus vaccine...

Mumbai, April 5 : Actor Kartik Aaryan has been unleashing his humorous side amidst coronavirus lockdown. On Sunday, he posted a video that shows him standing on the top of a car and waving his hand to the gathered crowd....

 2020-04-05 11:05 

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Elton John donates $1 million to HIV/Aids charity...

London, April 5 : A Legendary singer Elton John has pledged $1 million to his Aids Foundation in the hope that it isn't forgotten amid the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-04-05 10:50 

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15 Tablighi Jamaat members including 5 Indonesian women clerics held...

Ghaziabad, April 5 (IANS) At least 15 Tablighi Jamaat members including five Indonesian women clerics who are suspected to be infected with the dreaded coronavirus (COVID-19) have been held by Ghaziabad police and sent to a quarantine home....

 2020-04-05 10:39 

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Confirmed COVID-19 cases in Germany approach 90,000...

Berlin, April 5 (IANS) More than 89,300 COVID-19 cases and at least 1,250 deaths have been registered as of Saturday afternoon across Germany, according to evaluations of a local media outlet which took into account the latest figures from all federal sta...

 2020-04-05 10:35 

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Containing corona: RSS pitches in with help in Rajasthan (Lead)...

Jaipur, April 5 (IANS) Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh workers in Rajasthan have shifted their focus to helping the poor and migrant labourers following the lockdown called to contain the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-04-05 10:31 

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One killed in clash over opening quarantine centre in Bengal...

Kolkata, April 5 (IANS) One youth was killed and another was injured in a clash between two groups on Saturday over opening a Covid-19 quarantine centre in West Bengal's Birbhum district, the police said....

 2020-04-05 10:26 

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B'desh announces $8bn stimulus package...

Dhaka, April 5 (IANS) Bangladesh on Sunday announced a stimulus package of 727 billion taka ($8 billion) to help cushion the economic blow from the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-04-05 10:23 

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Filipinos celebrate Holy Week in quarantine...

Manila, April 5 (IANS) For the first time since World War II, the Philippines has suspended its Holy Week processions with Catholic devotees celebrating the start of the festival on Sunday by praying at home and joining mass online during a strict coronav...

 2020-04-05 10:19 

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California pledges to combat healthcare supply fraud...

Los Angeles, April 5 (IANS) California Governor Gavin Newsom said that the state has launched an official website to deal with the shortage of medical supplies and help combat rampant healthcare fraud amid the spread of COVID-19....

 2020-04-05 10:14 

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Aus launches criminal probe into cruise ship disembarkation...

Sydney, April 5 (IANS) Australian authorities on Sunday launched a criminal probe into how passengers of a cruise ship were allowed to disembark in Sydney despite some exhibiting flu-like symptoms....

 2020-04-05 10:09 

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Jubin Nautiyal on importance of virtual concerts...

Mumbai, April 5 : Singer Jubin Nautiyal feels it is important to have virtual concerts to keep people entertained amid the ongoing coronavirus crisis....

 2020-04-05 10:09 

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5G COVID-19 conspiracy theories dangerous nonsense: UK Secy...

London, April 5 (IANS) UK Cabinet Secretary Michael Gove has called the conspiracy theories linking 5G masts with the spread of the novel coronavirus as "dangerous nonsense", the media reported....

 2020-04-05 10:04 

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UK PM's pregnant fiancee 'on the mend' after showing COVID-19 symptoms...

London, April 5 (IANS) Carrie Symonds, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson pregnant fiance, has said that she was "on the mend" after spending the "past week in bed with the main symptoms of coronavirus", it was reported....

 2020-04-05 10:01 

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Charlize Theron's too exhausted to do method acting...

Los Angeles, April 5 : Actress Charlize Theron says having children left her too exhausted to commit to method acting....

 2020-04-05 10:01 

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Shaan to come up with a song on 'coronavirus warriors'...

Mumbai, April 5 : Singer Shaan has created a song about the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The track is basically a tribute to the people who have been trying their best to save the nation from COVID-19....

 2020-04-05 09:48 

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Xiaomi working on 144MP camera smartphone: Report...

Beijing, April 5 (IANS) Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi is reportedly working on a new smartphone that features a whopping 144MP camera sensor....

 2020-04-05 09:48 

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Mini Mathur recalls hosting 'Indian Idol'...

Mumbai, April 5 : A Former VJ and actress Mini Mathur on Sunday went down memory lane and reminisced her experience anchoring popular singing reality TV show "Indian Idol"....

 2020-04-05 09:48 

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Kylie Jenner wants to have 'seven kids'...

Los Angeles, April 5 : Reality TV star and make-up czarina Kylie Jenner has admitted that she wants to have "seven kids", but she is "not ready" at this point in time....

 2020-04-05 09:42 

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Life insurance policy holders get 30 more days to pay premium...

New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) In a major relief for life insurance policy holders amid the cornavirus crisis, the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has extended the deadline for paying premium of life insurance policies, by anoth...

 2020-04-05 09:38 

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Covid-19: NITI Aayog seeks help from UN agencies, pvt sector...

New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) An empowered group under the chairmanship of NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant is coordinating with international organisations incuding UN agencies and World Bank along with the private sector for the fight against the coronavirus cri...

 2020-04-05 09:37 

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Sumeet Vyas, Ekta Kaul to become parents...

Mumbai, April 5 : Actors Sumeet Vyas and Ekta Kaul, who tied the knot in 2018, are expecting their first child together....

 2020-04-05 09:34 

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Over 10,000 new registrations during lockdown: GSTN...

New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) The Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN) on Sunday said that tax officials have processed around 10,077 cases of new registration during the first 10 days of the nationwide lockdown, from March 25 to April 3....

 2020-04-05 09:29 

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Goa govt launches app to track quarantined suspects...

Panaji, April 5 (IANS) Amid repeated pleas by Chief Minister Pramod Sawant urging those in home-quarantine not to leave their homes, the state Health Department on Sunday launched COVIDLocator, a GPS-based app to keep track of quarantined persons....

 2020-04-05 09:06 

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Zac Efron never wants to get in 'Baywatch' shape again...

Los Angeles, April 5 : Actor Zac Efron says he has no desire to get back in the "good shapea that he was in while filming the movie "Baywatch"....

 2020-04-05 08:46 

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High-tech tracker developed to track tiny animals...

New York, April 5 (IANS) Researchers have created a tracker that will record the activities of tiny or small animals that fly around and crowd together in caves and hollow trees....

 2020-04-05 08:38 

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Indians in no mood to buy smartphones, sharp contraction ahead...

New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Smartphone players are unable to gauge the full impact of lockdowns and global recession and there is going to be a sharp contraction as consumers are in no mood to spend on buying new devices and rather focus on stocking essenti...

 2020-04-05 08:35 

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AI-based 'smart' communication way to go during a pandemic...

New York, April 5 : Daily life during a pandemic means social distancing and finding new ways to remotely connect with friends, family and co-workers via Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based smart systems could play a major role in keeping our conversations...

 2020-04-05 08:20 

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Patty Jenkins wants to make third 'Wonder Woman' film...

Los Angeles, April 5 : Filmmaker Patty Jenkins has hinted that she wants to make a third "Wonder Woman" film....

 2020-04-05 08:19 

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Adam Levine denies pregnancy rumours...

Los Angeles, April 5 : Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine shut down the pregnancy rumours, saying his wife Behati Prinsloo would "punch" him in the face if he asked for a third baby....

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