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9,985 more COVID-19 cases in India, 279 deaths in last 24 hours Wednesday, June 10th, 2020

 NEW DELHI:- India on Wednesday reported a spike of 9,985 more COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking the country's COVID-19 count to 2,76,583, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. 279 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours taking the total death toll to 7,745...

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India re-opens despite record virus infections Monday, June 8th, 2020

NEW DELHI, (AFP):- Malls and temples opened across India on Monday after a 10-week lockdown, despite a record daily rise in new cases and predictions that the epidemic will worsen for weeks to come. The government has risked easing restrictions in a bid to ease the devastating blow to the economy..

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Cyclone Nisarga makes landfall, uproots trees, spares Mumbai Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020

MUMBAI, (PTI):- Cyclone Nisarga made landfall near Mumbai on Wednesday but spared the city already reeling under the COVID-19 pandemic, even as it uprooted trees in nearby Raigad and Palghar districts. A 58-year-old man died after a power transformer fell on him while he was rushing home to escape..

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India will definitely get its economic growth back: PM Modi Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020

NEW DELHI, (PTI):- Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said India will definitely get its economic growth back as the government continues to pursue various reforms. Speaking at industry association CII's annual session, he said the government has taken tough steps to fight the coronavirus..

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India expels Pakistan embassy officials for alleged spying Sunday, May 31st, 2020

NEW DELHI, (AFP):- Two officials at the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi were being expelled for "indulging in espionage activities", India's foreign ministry said late Sunday, allegations that its nuclear-armed rival called "baseless". Tensions are already heightened between the neighbouring..

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Delhi’s COVID death toll jumps to 82 in last 24 hours Friday, May 29th, 2020

NEW DELHI, (PTI):- Delhi's COVID-19 death tally has jumped by 82 in the last 24 hours, due to inclusion of 69 deaths that were reported late, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Friday. He said 13 deaths occurred on Friday while the remaining 69 took place in the last 34 days and were..

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J-K: 10 bovine smugglers arrested, 123 animals rescued Thursday, May 28th, 2020

JAMMU, (PTI):- Police foiled cattle smuggling bids by arresting 10 persons and rescuing over 120 animals at different places in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, a senior police officer said. A truck was intercepted by a police team in the Jakahani area and during its checking it..

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