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4 workers die after gas leak at Rourkela steel plant. Here’s what we know so far – india news

Four contract workers died on Wednesday morning following the leakage of toxic gas at a plant of the Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) in Odisha’s Rourkela, officials said. Rourkela’s superintendent of police Mukesh Kumar Bhamoo said the four workers of a private firm, who were engaged in maintenance work of the coal chemical department, became unconscious after the leakage ...

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India crosses 150,000 Covid-19 deaths: Here’s where other worst-hit countries stand – world news

India’s death toll due to the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) reached 150,114 on Wednesday as the Ministry of health and family welfare (MoHFW) reported that the country had recorded 264 new Covid-19 related fatalities in the last 24 hours. This makes India only the third country to have recorded more than 150,000 deaths due to Covid-19, after the United States and ...

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‘Here’s a player who can play for India for the next 10 years’: Michael Hussey credits India for turning things around – cricket

Michael Hussey is impressed with the way India have put their performance at Adelaide on the backburner and displayed quality cricket in the second Test to be placed on the cusp of a famous victory. Australia crushed India by eight wickets in the opening game of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, but India, sans their captain Virat Kohli, have put up a ...

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New Year 2021: Here’s when January 1 begins in countries around the world – world news

The first year of a new decade, 2021-2030, is almost upon us. This New Year, however, is different from any other as it comes in the midst of the ongoing global pandemic of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19). The outbreak has led to several cities announcing curbs on their respective New Year celebrations. The Australian city of Sydney, known for its ...

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Millions of Americans may not receive financial aid for 2020’s final week. Here’s why – world news

US President Donald Trump on Sunday reluctantly signed a massive $2.3 trillion Covid-19 relief and government funding bill, averting the possibility of a weeks-long government shutdown at the last minute. The latest Covid-19 stimulus package has ensured that an estimated 12 million people under the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance and the Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation programs will now receive payments for ...

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Uttar Pradesh panchayat elections: Name missing from voters’ list? Here’s what to do – india news

The State Election Commission (SEC), Uttar Pradesh, has prepared the initial draft of the voters’ list for the upcoming three-tier Panchayat elections. The list will be available from December 28 to January 3 with the assistant electoral registration officer (AERO) or with the booth level officer (BLO). The list can also be accessed on the commission’s official website, sec.up.nic.in. However, ...

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US testing requirement for UK travellers may not be enough to contain Covid-19 variant. Here’s why – world news

Amid concerns over new variants of SARS-CoV-2 causing rapid spread of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Friday announced new testing requirements for inbound travellers from the United Kingdom. The US health agency said that the air passengers arriving from the UK would require to show a negative Covid-19 test result obtained ...

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Over 40 countries ban travel from UK to contain new Covid-19 variant. Here’s the list – world news

More than 40 countries have suspended travel from Britain in a bid to contain a fast-spreading new strain of the coronavirus. Scotland had already closed its border with the rest of the United Kingdom. Here are some of travel bans announced so far. – France – France has halted all travel from Britain for 48 hours, including anyone transporting goods ...

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Covid-19 triggering rare, fatal fungal infection: Here’s all about mucormycosis – india news

Gujarat has issued an advisory after some patients of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in the state were found infected with mucormycosis, a serious but rare fungal infection, which has an overall “mortality rate of 50%”. In its advisory to doctors and health officials, the state’s health department has said that mucormycosis infects people with a weak immune system and those ...

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UK hit by new coronavirus strain: Here’s a look at other mutations – world news

Just as the world was starting to hope for vaccines to usher in a healthier 2021 UK on Sunday cautioned against a highly contagious and mutated strain of coronavirus. Prime Minister Boris Johnson placed London and surrounding areas under the most stringent lockdown since March, effectively cancelling Christmas. “When the virus changes its method of attack, we must change our ...

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