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 2020-04-02 09:52 

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Govt to miss borrowing target for FY21 over COVID-19 expenditure...

New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Government is unlikely to stick to the targeted levels of borrowings in current fiscal as additional expenditure and funding needs of stimulus measures would push for higher government debt in the second quarter period, Motilal O...

 2020-04-02 09:47 

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HDFC Group commits Rs 150 crore to PM CARES Fund...

New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Financial services conglomerate HDFC Group on Thursday committed Rs 150 crore to the PM CARES Fund to support the fight against coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-04-02 09:43 

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Moody's changes outlook for Indian banking to 'negative'...

New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Moody's Investor Service on Thursday changed the outlook for the Indian banking system to negative as stress on the sector is likely to rise with the coronavirus outbreak and higher defaults....

 2020-04-02 09:39 

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Kartik bakes birthday cake for sister amid lockdown...

Mumbai, April 2 : Bollywood actor Kartik Aaryan celebrated together his sister Kritika Tiwari's birthday after seven years....

 2020-04-02 09:38 

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Lockdown diaries: Sunny Leone comes up with online chat show...

Mumbai, April 2 : Amidst the coronavirus lockdown, actress Sunny Leone on Thursday started her chat show on Instagram....

 2020-04-02 09:36 

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Kerala's IT sector staff log in from home amid lockdown...

Thiruvananthapuram, April 2 (IANS) With the 21-day nationwide lockdown due to the coronavirus scare having entered the second week, most IT companies in Kerala are rolling forward and appear to be running smoothly on the now-popular work-from-home concept...

 2020-04-02 09:36 

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Vicky Kaushal's first crush was Madhuri Dixit...

Mumbai, April 2 : Amid the lockdown due to the oubreak of coronavirus, actor Vicky Kaushal indulged in a chat with his fans on social media and shared that his first crush was Bollywood diva Madhuri Dixit-Nene....

 2020-04-02 09:30 

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ASUS ROG unveils new gaming laptops...

ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) on Wednesday announced new gaming laptops with new 10th Generation Intel Core processors....

 2020-04-02 09:27 

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I want Badshah to visit me and help me: 'Boroloker biti lo' creator Ratan Kahar...

Mumbai, April 2 : Bengali folk artiste Ratan Kahar suddenly finds himself in the limelight as never before. It is the sort of pan-India limelight he didn't quite enjoy even at the peak of his success -- when he created the all-time Bengali folk pop hi...

 2020-04-02 09:21 

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IIT alumni startup deploys drones to disinfect public spaces...

Guwahati, April 2 (IANS) Marut Dronetech, a startup founded by IIT Guwahati alumni, has developed and deployed drones for spraying disinfectant in public spaces to prevent new coronavirus....

 2020-04-02 09:16 

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Will do everything in capacity to protect user privacy: Cisco CEO...

New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) With increased adoption of collaboration tools that enable remote working raising new security threats amid the COVID-19 crisis, Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins has said that the company will to do everything it can to keep people and or...

 2020-04-02 09:12 

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Intel unveils chip with highest-ever frequency for laptop gaming...

Santa Clara, April 2 (IANS) Leading chip-maker Intel on Thursday announced it has broken the 5 GHz barrier for laptops with the 10th Gen Intel Core H-series mobile processors that will take gaming to a new level....

 2020-04-02 09:08 

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COVID-19: LinkedIn offers free job postings for critical roles...

Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) In a bid to help fight against the new coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), Microsoft-owned professional networking platform LinkedIn on Thursday said that it is offering free job postings, promoting urgent jobs and hiring resources to ...

 2020-04-02 09:04 

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Spotify Kids arrives in the US, Canada, France...

San Francisco, April 2 (IANS) Swedish music streaming app Spotify has launched 'Spotify Kids' for the users in the US, Canada and France...

 2020-04-02 08:40 

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'Guilty' actress: Can't wait to go back to a film set again...

Mumbai, April 2 : Actress Akansha Ranjan Kapoor, who made her debut in the film 'Guilty' says that she belongs to a film set where all the 'magic' of storytelling happens and that is why she cannot wait to shoot again....

 2020-04-02 08:37 

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Taapsee Pannu: Slow and steady is my mantra...

Mumbai, April 2 : Actress Taapsee Pannu says slow and steady is the mantra that has helped her get an audience and their trust....

 2020-04-02 08:33 

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Ankur Panchal, Deepali Saini, Gaurav Roopdas join 'Crime Alert'...

Mumbai, April 2 : Actors Ankur Panchal, Deepali Saini and Gaurav Roopdas will be part of the upcoming episodes of the crime-based show "Crime Alert"....

 2020-04-02 08:16 

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Over 12,000 apply for NASA's next class of astronauts...

Washington, April 2 (IANS) NASA has received over 12,000 applications from people showing willingness to join its next class of Artemis Generation astronauts who will help the US space agency explore the Moon and Mars like never before....

 2020-04-02 08:12 

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Neha Kakkar, Salim Merchant, Armaan Malik gear up for 'sofa' gig...

Mumbai, April 2 : Music artistes like Neha Kakkar, Salim Merchant and Armaan Malik have united so that their fans can enjoy live music from their sofas....

 2020-04-02 08:07 

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Sara shares video of herself performing Odissi dance...

Mumbai, April 2 : Bollywood actress Sara Ali Khan shared a throwback video of herself performing the traditional Odissi dance....

 2020-04-02 08:04 

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Lockdown diaries: Richa Chadha burns wooden ladle while cooking...

Mumbai, April 2 : While some actors are enjoying cooking amidst the coronavirus lockdown, actress Richa Chadha is also trying but seems caught on totally unfamiliar ground....

 2020-04-02 07:57 

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Alec Baldwin calls Donald Trump 'virus'...

Los Angeles, April 2 : Actor Alec Baldwin has tagged the US President Donald Trump as "the virus in the US" - referring to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak....

 2020-04-02 07:50 

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Dolly Parton supports COVID-19 research with $1 mn donation...

Los Angeles, April 2 : Singer Dolly Parton is continuing her efforts to aid in the coronavirus crisis by donating $1 million to help researchers find a cure for COVID-19....

 2020-04-02 07:45 

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Kapil Sharma dolls up daughter Anayra for Ashthami puja...

Mumbai, April 2 : Comedian and actor Kapil Sharma dolled up his newborn daughter Anyara in a lehenga and choli for Ashtami puja....

 2020-04-02 07:36 

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Putin signs law granting cabinet powers to declare emergency...

Moscow, April 2 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a bill into law which will grant the cabinet additional powers, including declaring a state of emergency for the entire country....

 2020-04-02 07:28 

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'Global economy could shrink by 1% due to COVID-19 pandemic'...

United Nations, April 2 (IANS) The global economy could shrink by 1 per cent in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, and might contract even further if restrictions on economic activities were extended without adequate fiscal responses, according to the ...

 2020-04-02 07:11 

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Australian researchers begin testing COVID-19 vaccines...

Canberra, April 2 (IANS) Researchers from Australia's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) on Thursday announced that they have begun testing vaccines for the novel coronavirus....

 2020-04-02 07:06 

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Trump warns Iran against 'sneak attack'...

Washington, April 2 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has warned Iran against a "sneak attack" on American forces and assets in Iraq, threatening a "very heavy price" as a consequence....

 2020-04-02 06:54 

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US Navy evacuates coronavirus-stricken aircraft carrier...

Washington, April 2 (IANS) The US Navy has evacuated thousands of sailors from the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt in an attempt to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus on the ship after over 90 crew members tested positive for the disease,...

 2020-04-02 06:52 

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FDCI and LFW come together to battle COVID-19 crisis...

BY PUJA GUPTA New Delhi, April 2 : To help fight the repercussions of the nationwide lockdown in order to contain the ongoing pandemic, the fashion fraternity has come together to lend support for those most affected by it....

 2020-04-02 06:47 

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Pakistan welcomes intra-Afghan talks...

Islamabad, April 2 (IANS) Pakistan has welcomed the recent announcement by the Afghan leadership regarding the formation of a negotiation team for the much-awaited intra-Afghan dialogue with the Taliban as per the peace deal signed by the militant group w...

 2020-04-02 06:42 

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Microsoft patents foldable device with 3 screens...

San Francisco, April 2 (IANS) A new patent has revealed that Microsoft is looking into developing a new Surface product with three displays on a single hinge mechanism....

 2020-04-02 06:37 

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Pak to extend lockdown for 2 more weeks...

Islamabad, April 2 (IANS) The Pakistan government has decided to extend the ongoing lockdown for another two weeks until April 14 to contain the spread of novel coronavirus in the country, it was reported....

 2020-04-02 06:32 

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US sets new single day record with 884 COVID-19 deaths...

Washington, April 2 (IANS) The death toll from COVID-19 in the US jumped by 884 over the past 24 hours, setting a new one-day record for the country, according to Johns Hopkins University on Wednesday evening....

 2020-04-02 06:27 

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Pak govt mulls restoring regular flight operations...

Islamabad, April 2 (IANS) The Pakistan government has been considering restoring regular flight operations after April 4 and the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has issued the Airline Operational Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for the April 4-11 period...

 2020-04-02 06:22 

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Key tips to keep your home coronavirus free...

New Delhi, April 2 : As the deadly coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) spreading rapidly, people are doing everything to keep themselves safe but what about your own abode?...

 2020-04-02 06:15 

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Pak journos visiting quarantine centres to get protective kits...

The Pakistan government has decided to provide protective kits to journalists visiting quarantine centres and intensive care units (ICUs) to report on the coronavorus pandemic, a top official said here....

 2020-04-02 06:10 

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Verdict on appeals in Daniel Pearl murder case...

Karachi, April 2 (IANS) The Sindh High Court (SHC) is set to announce its verdict on Thursday on the appeals filed by four convicts in the case of the slain American journalist Daniel Pearl, who was abducted and beheaded in Pakistan in 2002, a media repor...

 2020-04-02 06:07 

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Social distancing guidelines to stay until no new COVID cases, deaths: WH...

New York, April 2 (IANS) Social distancing guidelines will likely stay in place in the US until there are "no new cases and no deaths", the White House coronavirus task force has indicated while confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country climbed beyo...

 2020-04-02 06:01 

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COVID-19: Trump welcomes China's efforts to help other nations...

Washington, April 2 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has said he welcomes China's efforts to provide personal protective equipment to countries and regions combating COVID-19....

 2020-04-02 05:51 

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Trump says not to issue national stay-at-home order...

Washington, April 2 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has said that he will not issue a national stay-at-home order even as coronavirus cases are still surging in the country....

 2020-04-02 05:46 

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Brazil's COVID-19 death toll reaches 240, with 6,836 infected...

Brasilia, April 2 (IANS) Brazil has reported the number of people who have tested positive for COVID-19 rose from 5,717 to 6,836, with the death toll rising from 201 to 240, registering a 3.5-percent mortality rate....

 2020-04-02 05:43 

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UN climate talks in Glasgow postponed until 2021 due to COVID-19...

London, April 2 (IANS) Britain said on Wednesday that it will postpone until next year the UN climate talks (COP26) set to take place in Glasgow in November this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a government press release....

 2020-04-02 05:37 

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Lockdown: Motor, health insurance premium deferred...

New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) The Government has allowed motor and health insurance policy holders to defer payment of their renewal premium falling due during the period of the lockdown....

 2020-04-02 05:33 

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Wall Street tumbles amid deepening coronavirus fears...

New York, April 2 (IANS) Wall Street's major averages tumbled on Wednesday amid deepening concerns over the rapid spread of COVID-19 in the country....

 2020-04-02 05:28 

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Global economy could shrink by 1% in 2020 due to COVID-19 pandemic...

United Nations, April 2 (IANS) The global economy could shrink by up to 1 per cent in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and may contract even further if restrictions on economic activities are extended without adequate fiscal responses, according to anal...

 2020-04-02 05:09 

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The Hollywood nostalgia binge guide...

New Delhi, April 2 : From cinematic gems to unexplored marvels to decades-old Hollywood classics, the streaming world is full of classic Hollywood movies that are not only binge-worthy during the lockdown but also promise to leave behind a feel good nosta...

 2020-04-02 04:59 

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Banks to recycle inward currency notes only after 48 hours on corona threat...

New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) As the corona pandemic turns multifaceted, concerns are arising over the use of currency notes and banks have been advised not to recycle inward currencies and do so only after 48 hours....

 2020-04-02 04:53 

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Zoom bug can let hackers steal your Windows password...

San Francisco, April 2 (IANS) Slammed for the lack of users privacy and security by the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and cybersecurity experts, video meeting app Zoom is also prone to hacking, a new report has claimed, saying an unpatched bug ...

 2020-04-02 04:47 

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Start Microsoft Teams video call directly from Slack...

San Francisco, April 2 (IANS) In a bid to simplify life for millions of people working from home, enterprise messaging platform Slack has launched a new app to integrate its rival Microsoft Teams video call features into its chat app....

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