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TweetDeck : Modifying its June 26 circular that stated that scheduled international passenger flights will remain suspended till July 15, 2020, the aviation regulator DGCA on Friday said has decided to extend the deadline to July 31, 2020.

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TweetDeck : WHO said that it was discontinuing its trials of the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine and combination HIV drug lopinavir/ritonavir in hospitalised patients with COVID-19 after they failed to reduce mortality.

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TweetDeck : Officials said late in the night, the police were going to arrest the history-sheeter Vikas Dubey in the Dicru village of the Choubepur police station. The encounter took place.

About 60 criminal cases are registered against Dubey. | Srishti Srivastava

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TweetDeck : "A certain surreal absurdity has come to gnaw at the centre of democratic opposition to the Modi regime.

Till the Congress’s ruling family bows out of the picture, the fight against creeping authoritarianism will just not take off."

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TweetDeck : .Kabir Agarwal talks to international trade policy expert Arvind Panagariya in detail about his views on the rhetoric around minimising imports from China and whether import substitution, in general, will be a good move for the Indian economy.

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TweetDeck : All four members of Naveen’s family tested positive a couple of months ago.

He wrote a rap song about his rocky journey from infection to recovery.

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TweetDeck : More than 170 people, many of them migrants seeking their fortune in the jade-rich Hpakant area of Kachin state, died after mining waste collapsed into a lake on Thursday, triggering a surge of mud and water.

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TweetDeck : “Nothing like this has happened in the past and may not happen in the future.”

Panagariya said the economic shock COVID-19 and the lockdown is unprecedented, saying it will be particularly damaging to the economy to impose trade restrictions now.

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TweetDeck : Shifting locations and changing vehicles, Sathankulam Inspector of Police Sridhar played hide-and-seek with CB-CID sleuths for days before being arrested in the case of Jayaraj and Bennix.

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TweetDeck : Uttar Pradesh gangster Vikas Dubey whose house was bulldozed by the authorities on Saturday, operated for years with full impunity thanks to the continued political patronage of various parties.

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TweetDeck : Network problems, incorrect question papers and difficulty in logging in – these were some of the issues that Delhi University students faced on the first day of a mock online exam.

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TweetDeck : In a letter to the Indian government, TikTok chief executive Kevin Mayer said the Chinese government has never requested user data, nor would the company turn it over if asked.

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TweetDeck : Members of an NGO, ‘Neighbourhood Woof’, were allegedly assaulted by some residents of Rani Bagh while they were catching stray dogs in the area, police said on Saturday.

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TweetDeck : American rapper Kanye West, a vocal supporter of US President Donald Trump, announced on Saturday that he would run for president in 2020 in an apparent challenge to Trump and his presumptive Democratic rival, former Vice President Joe Biden.

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TweetDeck : Despite a drop in average fresh cases reported per day in Delhi over the past one week, experts on Saturday claimed that the city may go past its COVID-19 peak in early August.

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TweetDeck : The Union government’s decision to allow people over the age of 65 years and confirmed or suspected COVID-19 patients to vote by postal ballots has sparked a political row.

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TweetDeck : This August 15 deadline has been interpreted as giving Prime Minister Narendra Modi an opportunity to win political points by announcing the vaccine to the nation during his Independence Day speech.

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TweetDeck : India has consistently recorded the highest COVID-19 CFR among the eight South Asian countries since the 36th day.

For the last 77 days, India has consistently performed worse than its neighbouring countries.

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