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Daily COVID-19 new cases in India fall below 300,000 for 1st time since April 21

AGENCY – India’s federal health ministry on Monday reported 281,386 confirmed cases during the past 24 hours, the first time ...

Indian police find bodies on riverbank amid raging COVID-19

PRAYAGRAJ – Police are reaching out to villagers in northern India to investigate the recovery of bodies buried in shallow ...

Israeli airstrike on Gaza home kills 10, mostly children

GAZA CITY – An Israeli air raid in Gaza City killed at least 10 Palestinians, mostly children, early Saturday in ...

U.S. weekly jobless claims drop to 473,000

WASHINGTON – Initial jobless claims in the United States dropped to 473,000, a new low since the COVID-19 pandemic ravaged ...

Fallout of pandemic in Nepal figures in US Senate committee

KATHMANDU – The Foreign Affairs Committee of the U.S. Senate on Wednesday discussed on the effect of Covid-19 pandemic in ...

Scientists race to study variants in India as cases explode

NEW DELHI  – A potentially worrisome variant of the coronavirus detected in India may spread more easily. But the country ...

India registers over 3.66 lakh new COVID-19 cases, 3,754 deaths

KATHMANDU –  India registered 3,66,161 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, said the union health ministry on Monday ...

India logs over 4 lakh COVID-19 cases for 4th day in a row

NEW DELHI – With 4,03,738 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours, India continued to report more than four lakh ...

China’s foreign trade up 28.5 pct in Jan.-April

BEIJING – China’s total imports and exports expanded 28.5 percent year on year to 11.62 trillion yuan (about 1.8 trillion ...

WHO chief welcomes US support for temporary waiver on intellectual property rights for COVID-19 vaccines

SWITZERLAND – WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has praised the commitment shown by Joe Biden’s administration to support the ...