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Altaf Bukhari Wants Ill Timed Domicile Order Be Put In Abeyance Till Pandemic Is Managed

Altaf Bukhari Wants Ill Timed Domicile Order Be Put In Abeyance Till Pandemic Is Managed

Srinagar Taking a strong exception to the central government order defining domicile law for J&K, Jammu Kashmir Apni Party (JKAP) president Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari on Wednesday demanded that the order be put in abeyance till the COVID-19 pandemic is over. “It is most unfortunate that such an important order has been issued at a […]

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Delhi Markaz Declared COVID Hotspot, Centre Alerted States Last Week

Delhi Markaz Declared COVID Hotspot, Centre Alerted States Last Week

New Delhi:  The Hazrat Nizamuddin Markaz —  a building at south Delhi’s Nizamuddin area — has been declared a coronavirus “hotspot” by the centre. Of the thousands who attended an 8-day religious programme earlier this month, more than 90 people have contracted the virus there, presumably from people from abroad who attended it. Seven persons- […]

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Over 4,000 Dead Due To Coronavirus In US, Donald Trump Says Country Headed For ‘Tough Two Weeks’

Over 4,000 Dead Due To Coronavirus In US, Donald Trump Says Country Headed For ‘Tough Two Weeks’

The total US death toll from the coronavirus pandemic topped 4,000 early Wednesday, more than double the number from three days earlier, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University. The number of deaths was 4,076 — more than twice the 2,010 recorded late Saturday, Johns Hopkins data showed. The US is headed for a […]

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Struggling To Get Your Medicine Due To Corona Lockdown? Try These Five Options

Struggling To Get Your Medicine Due To Corona Lockdown? Try These Five Options

A week into the nationwide lockdown, there are reports that essential medicine are short in supply. Patients have complained that they have not been able to find their medicine in the market due to a number of reasons. Here’s what you can do: (1) Call 011-23062487: The Centre has set-up a control room to monitor […]

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Islamic missionary at centre of India’s Covid-19 outbreak

Islamic missionary at centre of India’s Covid-19 outbreak

By early March, coronavirus disease (Covid-19 )cases were surging across the world. In India, where their number had just begun to rise, there was an air of caution though a lockdown was still several days away. Ignoring the pandemic, an estimated 2,500 Sunni Muslim men belonging to several nationalities, each identically dressed in a white […]

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HIV drugs junked: Malaria drug, antibiotic combo now on treatment list

HIV drugs junked: Malaria drug, antibiotic combo now on treatment list

Anti-HIV drugs Lopinavir and Ritonavir are no longer India’s drugs of choice against the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Instead, a combination of hydroxychloroquine (HCQ), used for treatment of auto-immune disorders, and the antibitoic azithromycin has now been recommended for use in severe patients in new clinical management guidelines issued late on Tuesday night. The earlier guidelines, dated March 17, […]

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Centre defines new domicile rule for J&K, includes those who have lived in UT for 15 years

Centre defines new domicile rule for J&K, includes those who have lived in UT for 15 years

A person residing in Jammu and Kashmir for at least fifteen years will now be eligible to be a domicile of the union territory, according to the new rule issued by the Centre Tuesday. In the latest gazette notification, Section 3A of the J&K Reorganisation (Adaptation of State Laws) Order 2020, under the J&K civil […]

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Cases rise to 1,397, death toll at 35; Govt says 6 lakh migrants housed in 61,000 shelters

Cases rise to 1,397, death toll at 35; Govt says 6 lakh migrants housed in 61,000 shelters

Coronavirus India Latest Update: Fresh cases were reported in Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday as India entered its seventh day of lockdown. On Monday, India registered the sharpest spike in coronavirus cases — 227 people tested positive over the last 24 hours, taking the total to 1,397. Of these 102 people have been cured and […]

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Worldwide coronavirus cases surpass 800,000 : Live updates

Worldwide coronavirus cases surpass 800,000 : Live updates

Spain has reported 849 new deaths from the coronavirus, the highest overnight jump since the start of the pandemic, bringing the total number of fatalities in the country to 8,189. The death toll in the United Kingdom also jumped to 1,789 fatalities with a daily record of 381 new coronavirus deaths confirmed. In the United States, further restrictions […]

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Corona Impact: Recession To Hit World Economy With Likely Exception Of India, China, Says UN Report

Corona Impact: Recession To Hit World Economy With Likely Exception Of India, China, Says UN Report

The world economy will go into recession this year with a predicted loss of trillions of dollars of global income due to the coronavirus pandemic, spelling serious trouble for developing countries with the likely exception of India and China, according to a latest UN trade report. With two-thirds of the world’s population living in developing […]

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