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archiveMay 21, 2020


Isolate countries that support terrorism: Naidu

New Delhi, May 21: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu said on Thursday all countries must come together to isolate nations that support and abet terrorism. In his message on Anti-Terrorism Day, Naidu paid tributes to the men and the women who sacrificed their lives to "safeguard the motherland from the evil of terrorism". "Terrorism is the enemy of humanity and the biggest threat to global peace. All countries must come together to isolate nations that support and abet terrorism in any form," he said. Fight against terrorism is not the...

At least 19 million children at imminent risk due to Cyclone Amphan in India, Bangladesh:UNICEF

United Nations, May 21: At least 19 million children in parts of Bangladesh and India are at "imminent risk" from flash flooding and heavy rain as Cyclone Amphan makes landfall and the state of West Bengal is expected to take a direct hit from the powerful storm, the UN's children agency has warned. The extremely severe cyclonic storm Amphan made a landfall at Digha in West Bengal and Bangladesh on Wednesday, leaving a trail of destruction. At least three persons were killed in India and seven in Bangladesh. The UNICEF...
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3 fresh COVID-19 cases in Assam

Guwahati, May 21: Three new COVID-19 cases have been detected in Assam, taking the state's virus tally to 188 on Thursday, Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said. The cases were reported at the Barpeta Medical College on Wednesday night. "Three new #COVID19 positive cases confirmed at Barpeta Medical College, where the tests were done", the Minister tweeted. Out of the total 188 cases, 133 are active hospital cases. While four people died, three migrated out of the state and 48 recovered. As many as 28 patients tested positive on Wednesday,...
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