Saturday, 6 March 2021

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Hina Khan is Proud of Her First Ever ‘Poori’

MUMBAI: Indian TV star Hina Khan has been entertaining fans with funny videos of her doing house work. Now, she has posted a video of here trying to fry pooris. Or bhaturas. Actually, we are confused. And so is Hina, it seems.   View this post on Instagram   A ...

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Boris Johnson out of COVID-19 intensive care

LONDON: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson left intensive care after three days of treatment for COVID-19, his office said. “The Prime Minister has been moved this evening from intensive care back to the ward, where he will receive close monitoring during the early phase of his recovery,” a statement said. “He ...

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Indian inventor revs up corona car in lockdown

NEW DELHI: A giant coronavirus is stalking the streets of southern India – propelled by a 100 cc engine and an inventor trying to drive home the message that Indians should stay indoors as the pandemic sweeps across the world. Sudhakar Yadav’s wacky small single-seater car – made of fluorescent-green ...

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Stay home at Easter even if churches stay open: Bulgaria PM

SOFIA: Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov urged compatriots to pray at home and not visit churches for Easter to stop the spread of COVID-19 after Christian Orthodox leaders refused to close their doors. “Religious leaders cannot tell people not to go to church but I can. And I urge Bulgarians ...

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Afghan govt to set free 100 Taliban prisoners

KABUL: An Afghan official said on Wednesday that the government will set free 100 Taliban prisoners as a part of the prisoner swap agreement under the peace deal. A day earlier, the insurgents said they were walking out of talks with Kabul. The two foes have been negotiating in Kabul ...

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United States coronavirus deaths top 12,500 in single-day

WASHINGTON/LONDON: President Donald Trump threatened to cut US funding to the World Health Organisation, accusing it of bias toward China, where the authorities lifted a two-and-a-half month travel ban on Wuhan, the city that spawned the global coronavirus pandemic. As the United States suffered a record total of nearly 2,000 ...

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Virus deaths down for fourth consecutive day in Spain

MADRID: Spain declared Monday a fourth consecutive drop in the number of coronavirus-related deaths with 637 over the past 24 hours, the lowest number in nearly two weeks. Fatalities, which were sharply down on the record 950 on Thursday, brought the total deaths in the country to 13,055, second only ...

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The Campaign For National Solidarity

LONDON: Dozens of Muslim organisations launch a first-of-its-kind national campaign to join fight against coronavirus The Muslim Charities Forum (MCF) is leading a collective UK response to the COVID-19 crisis that has been coordinated by several leading Muslim organisations – from charities, mosques and community centres, umbrella organisations and a ...

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A decade of climate change: Earth’s temperature hottest on record

MADRID (Reuters) – The past decade is almost certain to be the hottest on record, weather experts warned on Tuesday, painting a bleak picture of vanishing sea ice, devastating heatwaves and encroaching seas in a report launched at a climate summit in Spain. An annual assessment of the Earth’s climate ...

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France: Massive strikes strangle Paris for 12th day

PARIS: Massive strikes in France continued for a 12th day to protest President Emmanuel Macron’s proposed pension reform, causing serious disruptions in transportation, health and the public sector in the capital Paris and other cities. In Paris, eight metro lines and around 20 metro stations were closed with other lines ...

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