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Trump's national security adviser tests positive for coronavirus

Announcing the infection, the White House said in a statement there was no risk of exposure to Trump or Vice President Mike Pence

28 Jul 2020 1:20 PM

Gold soars to record high as dollar drops

The precious metal had stormed almost $40 higher at one point to reach $1,980 an ounce

28 Jul 2020 10:24 AM

Nurses hired by BMC working without salaries

BMC official said salary disbursal got delayed due to roster verification process, but assured the nurses will be paid their wages soon

28 Jul 2020 9:59 AM

Closing borders not a 'sustainable strategy' against virus: WHO

The organization urged countries to adopt comprehensive strategies based on local knowledge of where coronavirus is spreading

27 Jul 2020 8:20 PM

14 lakh and counting, India’s COVID juggernaut in unstoppable momentum

Sikkim records its first death, leaving only Mizoram as the only state without a COVID fatality

27 Jul 2020 11:38 AM

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Saudi's downscaled Hajj season begins with restrictions and caution

Pilgrims are required to be tested for coronavirus before arriving in Mecca and will also have to quarantine after the pilgrimage

27 Jul 2020 9:53 AM

Australia's migration intake to fall by over 2 lakh; Indians affected

India is one of the top sources of skilled immigrants to Australia, with nearly 90,000 students studying in Australian universities

26 Jul 2020 5:44 PM

Maharashtra FDA to buy remdesivir from Gujarat firm

State FDA minister Rajendra Shingne said the government plans to publish the price and availability of the drugs online for transparency

26 Jul 2020 3:55 PM

Rare genetic mutation might be making some people more vulnerable to COVID-19

This discovery may have important consequences for the treatment of severely ill COVID-19 patients

26 Jul 2020 3:42 PM

Vietnam bans wildlife trade, markets to prevent animal-to-human infections

Vietnam has been a popular destination for wildlife products often from endangered species used in traditional medicine or exotic cuisine

25 Jul 2020 12:06 PM

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Seafarers skipping quarantine leads to sudden virus spike in Hong Kong

After successfully tackling COVID-19 local transmission once, case numbers in the densely packed finance hub increased again this month

24 Jul 2020 3:16 PM

Brazil's Bolsonaro goes for bike rides, chats up with staff despite being corona positive

The far-right leader, who has been called a 'Tropical Trump,' has repeatedly defied social distancing guidelines

24 Jul 2020 12:44 PM

China warns it 'must' retaliate after closure of Houston consulate

US gave China 72 hours to close the consulate, in order ‘to protect American intellectual property and Americans’ private information’

24 Jul 2020 8:53 AM

South Africa 59% excess deaths imply hidden COVID-19 toll

Africa’s most industrialised nation is in the middle of a runaway epidemic of the coronavirus, with cases increasing by more than 10,000 day

23 Jul 2020 7:16 PM

Air India slashes employee monthly allowances by up to 50%

The Air India order said 11 types of allowances for pilots would stand reduced by 40 percent

23 Jul 2020 2:58 PM

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Kim Jong Un visits chicken farm, calls for improvements

He described the facility as a model for modernizing chicken farms in the rest of the country, which he described as 'backward'

23 Jul 2020 12:19 PM

78% Indian consumers cut spending amid COVID-19 crisis: KPMG

Consumers in tier-III cities were 1.4 times more inclined towards spending on apparel than tier-I cities, it said

23 Jul 2020 12:08 PM

UN annual meet to go virtual for first time in 75 years of history

World leaders will instead submit pre-recorded video statements for this year's landmark 75th session of UNGA

23 Jul 2020 11:49 AM

Pfizer, BioNTech reach $1.95 billion COVID-19 vaccine deal with US

The contract for 100 million doses of the vaccine amounts to a $39 price tag for what is likely to be a two-dose course of treatment

23 Jul 2020 10:19 AM

India lockdown dents CocaCola sales in June quarter

“Unit case volume declined 36 per cent driven by India and South Africa due to the impact of the coronavirus,” said CocaCola

22 Jul 2020 9:03 AM

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