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India extends lockdown in high-risk zones, to allow partial reopening elsewhere

May 31 2020
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NEW DELHI, May 31: India extended its coronavirus lockdown until June 30 in high-risk zones but permitted restaurants, malls and religious buildings to reopen elsewhere from June 8 despite a record high number of cases detected nationwide on Sat

Curfews were imposed after civil unrest flared in several major U.S. cities

May 31 2020
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MINNEAPOLIS, May 31: Civil unrest flared and curfews were imposed in several major U.S. cities on Saturday as demonstrators took to the streets to vent outrage at the death of a black man shown on video gasping for breath as a white Minneapolis

PPFA supports Wangchuk's call to boycott Chinese products

May 30 2020
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Guwahati: Patriotic People’s Front Assam (PPFA) extends full supports to Sonam Wangchuk for his social message to everyone in India to boycott all Chinese products. The forum of nationalists also appreciates the engineer turned social scientist

Thousands ignore Minneapolis curfew as U.S. protests spread

May 30 2020
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MINNEAPOLIS, May 30: Thousands of protesters ignored a curfew and vows of a forceful police response to take to the Minneapolis streets for a fourth straight night, as the anger stoked by the death of George Floyd in police custody spread to mor

Terror charges framed against Arakanese editor

May 29 2020
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Guwahati: Interviewing a leader of an armed outfit in Myanmar (formerly known as Burma) and publishing its substance through a portal can be termed as a serious offence against the concerned editor. The fate of Khaing Mrat Kyaw, chief editor of

JFA welcomes NCW move on lady scribe’s case

May 29 2020
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Guwahati: Journalists’ Forum Assam (JFA) welcomes the move of National Commission for Women (NCW) to issue a show-cause notice to a city based satellite news channel for forcing a reporter to resign because she was pregnant. The forum also agree

JFA mourns untimely demise of journalist Pijush Das

May 29 2020
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Guwahati: Journalists’ Forum Assam (JFA) expresses grief at the untimely demise of Silchar based journalist Pijush Kanti Das, 56, who breathed his last on the night of 27 May 2020 in a city hospital. He was suffering from renal problems for some

Looking in, looking out: world emerges from lockdown with mixed feelings

May 28 2020
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As much of the world begins to emerge from lockdown, people are looking back at time spent cut off from friends, family and colleagues by the coronavirus and forward to what happens next.

Northern India wilts under crippling heatwave

May 27 2020
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NEW DELHI: As India braces for a hotter than usual summer, many cities in the country’s north are reeling under an intense heatwave with the temperatures on Wednesday crossing a scorching 45 degrees Celsius (113 degrees Fahrenheit).

Trump offers to mediate ‘raging’ India-China border dispute

May 27 2020
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WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he had offered to mediate a standoff between India and China at the Himalayan border, where soldiers camped out in a high-altitude region have accused each other of trespassing over the dis

India among 10 worst-hit COVID-19 nations as cases jump; air travel reopens

May 25 2020
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MUMBAI, May 25: India reported another 6,977 cases, taking its total to 138,845, according to government data, despite the world’s longest lockdown imposed in March by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Total deaths have passed 4,000.

Americans pass pandemic holiday on beaches, in parks as death toll nears 100,000

May 25 2020
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Americans sunbathed on beaches, fished from boats and strolled on boardwalks this holiday weekend, but the occasional person wearing a mask was a constant reminder that the world is still battling the coronavirus pandemic.

NKorea’s Kim vows to further bolster nuclear war deterrence: KCNA

May 24 2020
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SEOUL: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un hosted a military meeting to discuss new policies to bolster the country’s nuclear capabilities amid stalled denuclearisation talks with the United States, state media KCNA said on Sunday.

Major Indian states seek delay in restarting flights as coronavirus cases rise

May 24 2020
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MUMBAI/NEW DELHI: Three large Indian states have sought to delay the planned opening of their airports on Monday as new cases of the novel coronavirus jumped by a record, complicating the federal government’s plan to resume flights after a two-m

Plane crashes in Pakistan with 99 on board, many feared dead

May 22 2020
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KARACHI, Pakistan, May 22: A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane with 99 passengers and crew crashed into a residential area of the city of Karachi on Friday, with many feared dead, officials said.