World Health Organization holds briefing after scientists say airborne transmission of coronavirus is a "real risk"

Posted In: News Date:Jul 7th, 2020

The World Health Organization held briefing Tuesday as scientists urge the agency and other public health organizations to amend their guidelines to reflect the risk that the coronavirus can be air ...

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Chinese troops seen withdrawing from flashpoint Himalayan valley: Indian army

Posted In: News Date:Jul 7th, 2020

NEW DELHI: Chinese troops have started removing tents and other structures from a contested Himalayan valley where they fought a deadly battle with Indian soldiers last month, Indian army sources s ...

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Govinda pays a moving tribute to Saroj Khan; says she taught him to dance when he had no money

Posted In: News Date:Jul 7th, 2020

Recalling their first meeting, Govinda said, “I came to you, wanting to learn dance. But I didn’t have money. And you told me, lovingly, we’ll worry about that later.”

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Prince Harry and Prince William split future proceeds of Diana memorial fund

Posted In: News Date:Jul 7th, 2020

Another crack seems to have hit Prince William and Prince Harry’s relationship as the two officially split future proceeds of their late mother Diana’s memorial fund.

As part of ...

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COVID-19: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan wants the world to remove travel restrictions

Posted In: News Date:Jul 7th, 2020

Dubai: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has urged the need to remove travel restrictions imposed on developing countries calling them ‘discriminatory’.

Imran called on the Wor ...

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Pakistan, China sign $1.5 billion hydropower project agreement

Posted In: News Date:Jul 7th, 2020

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and China on Monday inked an agreement for the construction of $1.5 billion Azad Pattan Hydel Power Project.

Prime Minister Imran Khan also witnessed the signing ceremon ...

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Toronto Symphony Orchestra cancels 2020-21 season, announces plans for smaller events

Posted In: News Date:Jul 7th, 2020

The Toronto Symphony Orchestra has cancelled its previously announced 2020-21 season of concerts and will instead perform in smaller ensembles across the Greater Toronto Area for audience sizes tha ...

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India, China both say border disengagement process under way

Posted In: News Date:Jul 6th, 2020

India and China said on Monday that they had made progress disengaging frontline troops from a months-long standoff along a disputed part of their border where a brawl in June left 20 Indian soldie ...

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Dalai Lama marks his 85th birthday with his first ever album release

Posted In: News Date:Jul 6th, 2020

The 14th Dalai Lama is marking his 85th birthday by releasing his first ever album.

The Tibetan spiritual leader, who celebrates the milestone Monday, hopes "Inner World" -- an album of man ...

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Sonakshi Sinha on getting body-shamed despite her major weight loss

Posted In: News Date:Jul 6th, 2020

Bollywood star Sonakshi Sinha has had her fair share of body image issues with many taking a toll on her self-confidence with their criticism.

Commenting on the numerous people who have att ...

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Italy’s Ennio Morricone, Oscar-winning composer for the movies, dies at 91

Posted In: News Date:Jul 6th, 2020

Ennio Morricone, the Italian composer whose haunting scores to Spaghetti Westerns like "A Fistful of Dollars" and "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" helped define a cinematic era, has died. He was 91 ...

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Tokyo governor wins 2nd term, buoyed by handling of virus

Posted In: News Date:Jul 6th, 2020

TOKYO: Tokyo Govornor Yuriko Koike has won a second term to head the Japanese capital, propelled to an election victory on Sunday by public support for her handling of the coronavirus crisis despit ...

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Hundreds of scientists claim WHO is downplaying risk of airborne spread of coronavirus

Posted In: News Date:Jul 6th, 2020

A group of 239 scientists from 32 different countries have published an open letter to the World Health Organization and other health agencies, calling for them to update their information on the c ...

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Canadian Broadway actor Nick Cordero, 41, dies from coronavirus complications

Posted In: News Date:Jul 6th, 2020

Tony Award-nominated actor Nick Cordero, who specialized in playing tough guys on Broadway in such shows as Waitress, A Bronx Tale and Bullets Over Broadway, has died in Los Angeles after suffering ...

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Fourth of July: Trump vows to defeat 'radical left' in Independence Day speech

Posted In: News Date:Jul 5th, 2020

US President Donald Trump has used an Independence Day address to vow to defeat the "radical left" as protests sweep the country.

Striking a combative tone, Mr Trump said he would "fight... ...

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