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Tag Archives: COVID-19

Salman Khan receives details of daily wage workers

BOLLYWOOD star Salman Khan has received account details of daily wage workers and has started transferring money to them, who have been badly affected by the coronavirus lockdown. The Dabangg 3 actor has pledged to support over 25,000 daily wage workers of Bollywood to meet their financial needs during coronavirus crisis. Salman ...

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WhatsApp tightened message forwarding limits

LONDON: WhatsApp tightened message forwarding limits, restricting users to sharing forwarded content one chat at a time after a jump in messages touting bogus medical advice since the start of the coronavirus crisis. The pandemic, which has killed more than 70,000 people worldwide, has been accompanied by what the World ...

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British Open called off first time since World War II

LONDON: The worsening COVID-19 pandemic has led to the British Open – scheduled to take place at Royal St George’s Golf Club in Kent in July – being cancelled for the first time since World War II. But with the pandemic ripping the 2020 sporting schedule to shreds, the event ...

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Quarantine got us like

LONDON: Shaniera Akram decided to share some hilarious glimpses into her life with husband, former cricketer Wasim Akram, and the rest of her family. Wasim joking around wearing questionable wigs. The photos have since received thousand of likes with many fans cheering on the light-hearted take on quarantine.   View this post ...

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Britain could see 66,000 COVID-19 deaths in first wave

PARIS: Britain could see as many as 66,000 COVID-19 deaths during the first wave of the current pandemic, new research showed, making the outbreak there by far the deadliest in Europe. Modelling conducted by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington’s School of Medicine ...

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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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Sania Mirza lashes out at people posting food videos

MUMBAI: Indian tennis star Sania Mirza criticized the celebrities and social media users who have been posting cooking videos and food pictures  from their self-isolation during the coronavirus pandemic. The wife of Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik  asked those people to spare a thought for hundreds of thousands of people in ...

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India agrees to export malaria drug after Trump threat

AFP – File PhotoNEW DELHI: India on Tuesday announced to ease restrictions on export of a malaria drug seen as a potential coronavirus treatment, after US President Donald Trump hinted at “retaliation”. Citing domestic needs, India banned on Saturday exports of hydroxychloroquine which has shown early promise against COVID-19 in ...

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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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Sri Lanka curfew forces cricket team to improve fitness

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s cricket team have been ordered onto customised home training regimes during the coronavirus lockdown by coach Mickey Arthur following frequent accusations of poor fitness. Arthur said the players have been given tailor-made programmes while they wait to see if key tournaments such as the Indian Premier League ...

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