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New changes at airports and aboard flights amid Coronavirus pandemic

Thinappuyal English July 3, 2020 Comments Off on New changes at airports and aboard flights amid Coronavirus pandemic

Dreaming of a summer getaway? You wouldn’t be alone – after months of lockdowns and despite the country reporting more new daily COVID-19 cases than before, more Americans are starting to fly again. New

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India’s Modi visits Himalayan border where troops clashed with China

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PM Modi met troops at a base in Ladakh’s Nimu area [Reuters] Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi flew into the northern Himalayan region of Ladakh on Friday, officials said, weeks after Indian and Chinese

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India reports over 20,000 coronavirus cases in one day

Thinappuyal English July 3, 2020 Comments Off on India reports over 20,000 coronavirus cases in one day

Coronavirus in India Photograph:( AFP ) India reported a single-day record for new COVID-19 cases with more than 20,903 infections, taking its total tally to over 625,000. Some 10.8 million people around the world

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Facebook to give priority to original news reporting

Thinappuyal English July 2, 2020 Comments Off on Facebook to give priority to original news reporting

US: Facebook on Tuesday said it will give priority to original news reporting as part of an effort to divert attention from spam, click bait and specious articles. The world’s leading social network said

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Japan begins charging for plastic bags

Thinappuyal English July 2, 2020 Comments Off on Japan begins charging for plastic bags

Japan is among the world’s largest consumers of disposable plastics. JAPAN: Retailers in Japan began charging for plastic bags Wednesday, a move aimed at curbing Japanese consumers’ love for packaging and finally bringing the

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Hong Kong law ‘none of your business’

Thinappuyal English July 2, 2020 Comments Off on Hong Kong law ‘none of your business’

The national security law took effect on Tuesday night. CHINA: China on Wednesday slammed international criticism over a controversial new national security law for Hong Kong, saying other countries should keep quiet. Western governments

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Italian police seize over $1 billion of Captagon amphetamines

Thinappuyal English July 2, 2020 Comments Off on Italian police seize over $1 billion of Captagon amphetamines

Police in Italy have confiscated a huge shipment of 14 metric tonnes (15.4 US tons) of amphetamines which they say was produced by ISIS in Syria. Officers tracked three suspect containers to the port

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An asteroid really did wipe out the dinos

Thinappuyal English July 2, 2020 Comments Off on An asteroid really did wipe out the dinos

The age of the dinosaurs ended 66 million years ago with the ultimate bad day, not a prolonged period of climate change wrought by volcanic activity, according to new research. The city-size asteroid that

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Coronavirus mutation may have made virus more contagious

Thinappuyal English July 2, 2020 Comments Off on Coronavirus mutation may have made virus more contagious

Scientists are trying to understand a mutation of the novel coronavirus seen around the globe that some believe could make the virus more contagious, according to a report. The mutation, officially designated D614G or

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Star goes missing in cosmic mystery

Thinappuyal English July 1, 2020 Comments Off on Star goes missing in cosmic mystery

An unusually bright star in a nearby galaxy has gone missing, in a mystery of cosmic proportions. An object inside the Kinman dwarf galaxy has disappeared from view, according to new research published today

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