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Indians selling gold jewellery to make ends meet: Keralites sell 25 per cent more old gold than usual

Manappuram Finance auctioned 4.04 billion rupees of gold in three months

MUMBAI July 12: With the pandemic pushing millions into poverty or bankruptcy, many Indians are now turning to their last resort: selling their gold jewellery to make ends meet, NDTV reported.
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In a display of human kindness people raise ₹18 crore to save Kerala child from rare disease

Kannur July 6: In a display of human kindness for a cause of serious concern, ₹ 18 crore was raised in Kerala through crowdfunding in seven days for an 18-month-old child suffering from a rare genetic disorder called spinal muscular atrophy.
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Alexa provides web traffic data, global rankings, and other information on over 30 million websites

SAN FRANCISCO: Alexa Internet, Inc. is an American web traffic analysis company based in San Francisco. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Amazon.
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Britain variant could be behind current COVID-19 surge in Delhi

NEW DELHI April 23: The current wave of the coronavirus pandemic in Delhi could have been fuelled by the UK variant as its prevalence in genomes sequenced nearly doubled from the second to the last week of March, Sujeet Singh, director of the National Centre for Disease Control, said on Friday.
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India’s role as world’s pharmacy phenomenal, says Britain’s Foreign Office minister

LONDON March 13: The role that India has played during the course of the coronavirus pandemic as the pharmacy of the world has been phenomenal, UK minister Lord Tariq Ahmad said as he prepared for a five-day, five-city tour of India starting on Monday.
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Those arriving in UK from ‘red list countries will have to pre-book and pay £1,750 to spend 10 days quarantine and have Covid tests

London Feb 15: The UK’s tougher new travel rules to contain the spread of COVID-19 variants came into effect from Monday, involving compulsory hotel quarantines for anyone returning to England from one of the 33 high-risk “red list” countries.
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Indian cricket Board president Sourav Ganguly stable after angioplasty in Kolkata hospital

KOLKATTA Jan 2: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly successfully underwent an angioplasty and is in stable condition after being hospitalised after suffering “chest discomfort while doing tread mill at his home gym”.
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US nurse tests positive over a week after receiving Pfizer vaccine

CALIFORNIA Dec 30: A 45-year-old nurse in California tested positive for COVID-19 more than a week after receiving Pfizer Inc’s coronavirus vaccine, an ABC News affiliate reported on Tuesday.
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Sikhs provide food to stranded truckers in England

DOVER Dec 23: When thousands of truckers were stranded in southern England by France’s border closure, help came from an unexpected source: a small volunteer army of British Sikhs who jumped into action to rustle up thousands of chickpea curries and pizzas.
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LDF secures thumping victory in local elections in Kerala: Click To View Full Results Here

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM Dec 16: The results from the local body elections in Kerala have firmly placed the CPM-led LDF in the driving seat with wins in 514 of the 941 gram panchayats, four of the six corporations, 10 of the 14 district panchayats and 112 of the 152 block panchayats. While the LDF is leading in 514 gram panchayats, the UDF is leading in 375 and the NDA in 23.
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