6 migrants denied entry, attempt suicide in ship

Rome , July 4: Six migrants aboard a rescue ship in the Mediterranean Sea tried to kill themselves and others have gotten into fights and threatened fellow passengers and crew members in growing desperation over their inability to find a country willing to take them in, the charity that operates the vessel has said. SOS
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New Delhi , July 4: COVID-19 patients suffering from immuno-compromised conditions such as cancer and HIV, and who have undergone any transplant procedures are not eligible for home isolation, according to revised guidelines issued by the Delhi government yesterday. As per the revised norms issued by the Delhi health department, elderly people aged 60 and
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New Delhi, July 4: The ICMR has written to all states and UTs saying all private laboratories in their areas which intend to initiate TrueNat/CBNAAT based tests for COVID-19 be encouraged to apply for NABL accreditation to ensure quality testing. In a letter to all chief secretaries, additional chief secretaries, secretaries, commissioners and principal secretaries
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New Delhi, July 4: The All India Radio (AIR) will broadcast its first- ever ‘News Magazine’ programme in Sanskrit on Saturday which will have news from the world of Sanskrit and prominent developments of the week, a statement said. The programme titled, ‘Sanskrit Saptahiki’, will air from Saturday onwards and will be of 20 minutes
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New Delhi, July 4: A controversy erupted on Friday over the rights of a film on Jyoti Kumari, a 15-year-old girl who cycled from Gurugam to Darbhanga in Bihar , nearly 1145 km, during the coronavirus lockdown, after film maker Vinod Kapri claimed he has already made an advance payment for the rights over a
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New Delhi, July 4: The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) on Friday announced a reduction of up to 25 per cent in syllabus for classes 10 and 12 board exams in 2021 taking into account the learning disruption due to closure of schools during the coronavirus-induced lockdown. “…Schools across the country have
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Moscow, July 4: President Vladimir Putin on Friday ordered amendments that would allow him to remain in power until 2036 to be put into the Russian Constitution after voters approved the changes during a week-long plebiscite. The amendments come into force. They come into force, without overstating it, at the people’s will, Putin said after
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Bengaluru, July 4: The Mars Color Camera (MCC) onboard ISRO’s Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) has captured the image of Phobos, the closest and biggest moon of Mars. The image was taken on July 1 when MOM was about 7,200 km from Mars and 4,200 km from Phobos. “Spatial resolution of the image is 210 m.
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New Delhi , July 3: Aiming to launch an indigenous COVID-19 vaccine by August 15, the Indian Council of Medical Research has written to select medical institutions and hospitals to fast-track clinical trial approvals for the vaccine candidate Covaxin being developed in collaboration with Bharat Biotech. Twelve clinical trial sites have been identified at present
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New Delhi , July 3: Private players will begin rail passenger services by April 2023, and they will run only five per cent of the Railways’ total mail and express trains, the national transporter said on Thursday. Addressing a press conference online, Railway Board Chairman VK Yadav also said that the ticket fares in these
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