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Dozens hospitalised after 33-storey tower in South Korea catches fire

A fire engulfed a 33-storey building in Ulsan, a city in southern South Korea on Thursday, dozens hospitalised.  Hundreds were evacuated from the building after it caught fire at 11pm local time on Thursday. More than 91 people were taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation and other minor injuries. The country’s Ministry of the […]

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Dream 11 IPL T20: DC vs KXIP fantasy predictions, tips and playing 11; Sept 20, Match 2

On the second day of the gala Indian Premier League, Delhi Capitals will take on Kings XI Punjab. Ajinkya Rahane and Ravichandran Ashwin have joined Delhi Capitals for this season. Meanwhile, Glenn Maxwell and Chris Jordan were acquired by KXIP and Anil Kumble joined in as coach. This would be the first time that KL […]

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Facebook and Twitter ban Russian accounts for interfering US elections

Facebook and Twitter suspend accounts and pages close to the Russian government who are accused of interfering with the 2016 US elections. Facebook has dismantled a small network of accounts and pages that were part of a Russian influence operation. The company said the campaign was linked to Russia’s Internet Research Agency (IRA), an organisation […]

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Confusion over why and how fire broke out at Iran’s underground nuclear complex

A mysterious fire broke out at an underground Iranian Natanz nuclear complex on Thursday morning damaging the a centrifuge assembly plant. Tehran said that it knew the cause of the fire but in online messages groups claimed responsibility for the fire creating more confusion over the incident. A  group called the “Cheetahs of the Homeland” […]

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At least 1,255 flights cancelled in Beijing amid fear of second wave

Beijing’s airports cancelled more than 1,200 flights and schools in the Chinese capital were closed again on Wednesday as authorities rushed to contain a new coronavirus outbreak linked to a wholesale food market. The city reported 31 new cases on Wednesday while officials urged residents not to leave Beijing, with fears growing about a second […]

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Over 40 coronavirus cases traced to church service in Germany

More than 40 churchgoers who attended a service after lockdown was eased in Germany earlier this month have contracted coronavirus, officials say. The service was held on 10 May at a Baptist church in Frankfurt. Church officials say they followed social distancing rules and disinfected the building ahead of the service. Each of Germany’s 16 […]

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One-third of global population could reside in deadly hot areas by 2070, new study finds

As a new study suggests that in 50 years nearly 2 billion to 3.5 billion of the world population will be living in the climate with record temperature that will be too hot to be handle. These people will mostly be poor and cannot afford air conditioning. According to ecologist Marten Scheffer of Wageningen University […]

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100-year-old WWII veteran who raised millions for NHS made honorary member of the England cricket team

British World War Two veteran Captain Tom Moore, who has raised millions for the country’s National Health Service (NHS), was made an honorary member of the England cricket team as he celebrated his 100th birthday on Thursday. Moore walked 100 laps around his garden this month to raise money for the NHS to aid its […]

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UP CM Yogi Adityanath orders quarantine of 1 lakh people who entered state in the past 3 days

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday issued directions to officials to quarantine the approximately one lakh people who have arrived in the state from other parts of the country in the last three days. According to a statement issued by the state government, Adityanath said that in the last three days, one lakh […]

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3 patients admitted to isolation ward in Tamil Nadu die, Coronavirus test awaited

Three patients admitted to an isolation ward passed away on Saturday with the state health department saying the coronavirus test results of the deceased were awaited. “All three patients had underlying medical conditions. We are awaiting their Covid-19 test results,” said Tamil Nadu health secretary Beela Rajesh. According to the medical history of each of […]

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India to convert idle trains into coronavirus isolation wards

India is planning to turn some railway coaches into isolation wards for patients with coronavirus, as authorities scramble to prepare the country’s health infrastructure for an expected surge in cases. Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked the country’s 1.3 billion people this week to stay indoors for three weeks in the world’s biggest lockdown, seeking to […]