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Meet Sewa Bharti which is feeding 75,000 Delhites daily

New Delhi |Saturday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST

One may not have heard of them so much, but one organisation is feeding 75,000 people of Delhi on a daily basis during this pan-India shutdown and preparing to feed twice as many people.

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UN chief reiterates global ceasefire appeal as world fights COVID-19

United Nations |Saturday, 2020 7:45:05 AM IST

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday said the international community should focus only on the battle against its common enemy of the COVID-19 pandemic, which is sweeping the entire world a

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Marijuana use may impair female fertility: Study

Toronto |Saturday, 2020 5:45:05 PM IST

Female eggs exposed a psychoactive ingredient in marijuana have an impaired ability to produce viable embryos and are significantly less likely to result in a viable pregnancy, claims a study.

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Tamil Nadu prisoners make masks for police

Chennai |Saturday, 2020 4:15:05 PM IST

Some of prisoners in Tamil Nadu prisons might have masked their face during their illegal action to protect identity, but now, jail birds in the state prisons are making masks for the police departmen

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Amid corona crisis, India unprepared for malaria outbreak (IANS Special)

New Delhi |Saturday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST

The world may be obsessed with coronavirus but Malati Banerjee, a corporate executive, is waging a different war at her 2- storey apartment in Kolkata's Behala -- against malaria.

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COVID-19: Hydroxychloroquine-azithromycin mix dangerous for heart

New York |Saturday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST

As the combined use of anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine and the antibiotic azithromycin to treat coronavirus patients gains momentum, cardiologists are advising caution because both medications ca

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Iran urges removal of US sanctions amid COVID-19 spread

Tehran |Saturday, 2020 8:15:05 AM IST

The US "cruel and illegal" sanctions against Iran have caused difficulties for ordinary Iranians' access to medicine and medical equipment and services amid the COVID-19 spread, Esmaeil Baqaei Hamaneh

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Reduced trading hours for currency, debt markets amid COVID-19 (Lead)

Mumbai |Saturday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST

In a major move, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday reduced the trading hours for foreign exchange and bond markets by around four hours, with an aim to thwart risks and impact on liquidity ami

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DRDO develops portable backpack for sanitisation equipment

New Delhi |Saturday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST

In a quest for developing indigenous solutions to combat the coronavirus Pandemic, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed portable backpack for area sanitisation equipment.

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Long exposure to high-risk patients raises risk of corona in healthcare workers: ICS

New Delhi |Saturday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST

The Indian Chest Society (ICS) has found that the long working bours and continuous exposure to high-risk patients is the cause for the increasing risks of COVID-19 positivity among healthcare workers

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Army medics at Delhi's Narela Covid-19 centre to look after Tablighi Jamaat workers

New Delhi |Saturday, 2020 3:15:05 AM IST

Indian Army medical teams were rushed to the quarantine centre in Delhi's Narela area on Friday where some of the Covid-19 positive Tablighi Jamaat workers are being kept. This the first time the army

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Can water treatment methods kill COVID-19 virus?

New York |Saturday, 2020 7:45:05 PM IST

As some coronavirus, including the deadly SARS-CoV-19 one responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic, can remain infectious for days -- or even longer in sewage and drinking water -- researchers have calle

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