Coronavirus India lockdown Day 180 | Madras HC refuses to stay conduct of Class X exams for special children

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has completed its second national sero-survey to gauge the prevalence of COVID-19. The first survey was conducted in May across 400 districts and about 28,000 were sampled — most of them in rural India — to gauge the spread of the infection. The …

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No support for reimposing Iran sanctions now, says UN chief

The Trump administration declared Saturday that all U.N. sanctions against Iran have been restored, a move most of the rest of the world rejects as illegal and is likely to ignore Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday said the United Nations will not support reimposing sanctions on Iran as the United …

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28-year-old man washed away during rains in Kalaburagi district

Rainfall at the Bhima catchment areas and the resultant increased inflow at Ujjani dam in Maharashtra forced the authorities to release more water A man who tried to cross a ferocious stream with his bike at Shrichand village in Aland taluk was washed away on Sunday. He was later identified …

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Rain batters life in Kodagu, other parts of South Karnataka

Other parts of Kodagu, including Shanthalli, Suntikoppa, and Kushalnagar, also received heavy rain that was uniform and widespread. Heavy rain lashed parts of south Karnataka, including Kodagu, throwing life out of gear in the last couple of days. Kodagu district received 66.75 mm of rain during the 24-hour period that …

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Italian Open tennis | Top seeds Novak Djokovic, Simona Halep into finals

World number one Djokovic will play Argentine Diego Schwartzman for his fifth Rome title. Top seeds Novak Djokovic and Simona Halep both advanced to the finals of the Italian Open on Sunday as fans returned to the stands at the Foro Italico for the first time. World number one Djokovic …

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GST evasion worth ₹4,167.91 crore detected in Tamil Nadu since July 2017

A total of 1,273 cases of evasion of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), amounting to ₹4,167.91 crore, from July 2017 to August 2020 were detected in Tamil Nadu, according to information provided in Parliament. Union Minister of State for Finance Anurag Singh Thakur provided the data in a written …

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