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12 went to barber shop for haircut, six returned with COVID, cloth used turn villain

BHOPAL: Six people who went to a salon for haircut and a shave were later found to be infected with the novel coronavirus at a village in Madhya Pradesh, officials said. The entire village has been sealed by the police.
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Centre Allows Shops To Open With Conditions, Malls To Remain Closed

New Delhi April 25: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Friday allowed the opening of shops registered under the Shops and Establishment Act with some exceptions.
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S Jaishankar Discusses Ways To Deal COVID-19 With US, Russia, Brazil, Saudi Arabia

New Delhi April 24: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Thursday held telephonic conversation with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and his Brazilian counterpart Ernesto Araujo, broadly focusing on ways to effectively deal with the coronavirus pandemic that has killed over 180,000 people globally.
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“Worried About Developing Countries”: IMF Chief On COVID-19 Impact

Sofia April 21: Developing countries may be the hardest hit economically by the coronavirus, International Monetary Fund managing director Kristalina Georgieva said on Monday, adding the IMF stands ready to help.
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India Carrying Out Strikes On Terror Launch Pads Along LoC: Rajnath Singh

New Delhi April 20: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said the Indian Army is carrying out “targeted strikes” on terror launch pads along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir.
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Sitaram Yechury Suggests 9 Measures To Centre To Contain COVID-19

New Delhi April 17: CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Thursday suggested nine measures, including rapidly increasing testing and procuring PPEs, to the government to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
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Spitting In Public Now An Offence Under Disaster Management Act: Home Ministry

New Delhi: Spitting in public is an offense now with the Union Home Ministry making the act a punishable offence under the strict Disaster Management Act in its revised guidelines for lockdown issued on Wednesday to contain COVID-19.
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Decision to bring Indians stranded abroad will be taken after reviewing COVID-19 situation: India

NEW DELHI April 11: Over 20,400 foreign nationals have been evacuated from India and a decision on bringing Indians from abroad will be taken at a later stage after reviewing the COVID-19 situation, the government said on Friday.

IIT Team Develops LED-Based Disinfection Machine for Sanitising Floors of Hospitals, Buses

GUWAHATI April 8: A team at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) has developed a low-cost LED-based machine which can be used for disinfection of floors at hospitals as well as buses and trains to aid the fight against COVID-19 in the country.
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Senior Citizens Account For 63% Of Coronavirus Deaths In India: Centre

New Delhi April 7: As much as 63 per cent of the deaths due to coronavirus have been reported among the people who are over 60 years, the central government said on Monday.
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