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By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, May 27th, 2020
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Social distancing norms of 6 ft insufficient, virus can spread up to three times further in cold and humid weather: Study

Los Angeles: Scientists have modelled the spread of infectious droplets from coughing, sneezing, and breathing under different atmospheric conditions, and found that the novel coronavirus can spread up to three More...

By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, May 27th, 2020
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Virus expands grip in many areas, as US nears 100,000 deaths

Seoul: South Korea reported its highest number of new coronavirus infections in weeks on Wednesday and India saw another record single-day jump of more than 6,000 cases, as the pandemic expanded its grip across More...

By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, May 27th, 2020
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Coronavirus cases in India cross 1.5 Lakh-mark; death toll rises to 4,337

New Delhi: The death toll due to coronavirus rose to 4,337 and the total number of cases climbed to 1,51,767 in the country, registering an increase of 170 deaths and 6,387 cases in the last 24 hours, the Union More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, May 26th, 2020
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PM asked to arrange trains for migrants stuck in Maharashtra, we worked all night: Piyush Goyal

New Delhi: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday said that concerned about the plight of migrant labourers stuck in Maharashtra, Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked to immediately arrange for 145 trains that Maharashtra More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, May 26th, 2020
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WHO warns that 1st wave of pandemic not over; dampens hopes

Bangkok: As Brazil and India struggle with surging coronavirus cases, a top health expert is warning that the world is still smack in the middle of the pandemic, dampening hopes for a speedy global economic rebound More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, May 26th, 2020
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Rahul Gandhi distances Congress from Uddhav, says ‘we are not decision makers in Maharashtra’

New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday distanced his party from Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, saying it was only supporting the state government and was not actually the decision-maker. “India More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, May 26th, 2020
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With 6,535 more cases, India’s COVID-19 tally reaches 1,45,380

New Delhi: India reported 6,535 new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of COVID-19 cases in the country to over 1.45 lakh. According to the Union Health Ministry, the number of cases More...

By Ila Choudhary On Sunday, May 24th, 2020
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People more worried about economic crisis than coronavirus, says study

New Delhi: People are more worried about economic crisis than health issues emanating from coronavirus pandemic, according to an online study conducted by IIM Lucknow on “Understanding public sentiment during More...

By Ila Choudhary On Sunday, May 24th, 2020
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Govt to decide fate of IPL, not cricket board: Sports Minister

Mumbai: Union Sports Minister on Sunday said any decision to allow the Indian Premier League to go ahead this year would be taken by the government, not the Indian cricket board, and would be based on how well the More...

By Ila Choudhary On Sunday, May 24th, 2020
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Thailand reports no new coronavirus cases for fourth time this month

Bangkok: Thailand on Sunday reported no new coronavirus cases and no new deaths, maintaining the total to 3,040 confirmed cases and 56 fatalities since the outbreak began in January. A volunteer checks the temperature More...